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SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Great News For New SSD Buyers!!

SandForce has released a new firmware update to client level manufacturers that significantly improves the performance of  ‘SandForce Driven’ drives.  As far as we can tell, the firmware is only available in new SSD purchases and we haven’t seen the same firmware available to present owners of  SSDs using SandForce technology. . We believe this update has yet to be …

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REVIEWED! – Corsair F90 Force Series 90GB SSD Review

It was just a few days back that Corsair announced the news of their upcoming release of the F90 and F180 solid state drives, both member of their Force Series of SSDs with capacities of 90 and 180GB respectively. We found a very interesting bit of information in this release that seems to run along the same course of many …

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD Review

Earlier this year, The SSD Review was offered the opportunity take the newly released OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD for a spin as it was about to hit the streets as the lowest priced SandForce driven SSD on the market at $99. . In speaking to the OWC Marketing team, we also learned that word had just been received …

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Corsair Launches 90GB and 180GB Force Series SSDs

Corsair®, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced two additions to its award-winning Force Series SSD family. The new models include the F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs, with densities of 90GB and 180GB respectively. These latest additions to the Corsair Force Series are built using the Sandforce SF-1200 SSD Processor, …

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Patriot Convoy 425XL SAS/SATA RAID Enclosure @ Benchmark Reviews

Most PC cases sold today don’t have any provision for directly mounting a 3.5″ device in the front panel. Floppy drives are a thing of the distant past, and most accessory units designed for mounting in this location have adopted the 5.25″ format. The Patriot Convoy 425XL takes advantage of this larger environment to provide space for four 2.5″ format …

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Apple makes PhotoFast stop production of speedy 256 GB MacBook Air SSDs

Back in late October 9TO5MAC reported that PhotoFast began producing 256GB SSD upgrade kits for Apples latest MacBook Air lineup. PhotoFasts third-party SSD upgrade for the new MacBook Airs read and write at 250MB/s while Apples included SSD runs at between 150MB/s and 160MB/s.. Now, according to a source close to the company, Apple contacted PhotoFast last week and had them …

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Silicon Power Announces Ultra Fast 2.5” SATA SSD, The E20 ~ A New Prospect in Computer Storage

NEW SSD MANUFACTURER RELEASE . Leading flash memory manufacturer, Silicon Power today unleashes their new 2.5 SATA solid state drive (SSD) ~ E20, a new prospect in computer storage! . . . . The new E20 challenges SSD limitations with uniquely developed technology to boost read speeds up to 250MB/s and write speeds up to 230MB/s, both data transfer rates surpass the major SSD …

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REVIEWED! SuperTalent UltraDrive MX 480GB SSD Review

It was just a few days ago that the internet was abuzz with news of Super Talents new offering of its UltraDrive MX 480GB SSD which promised a new era in consumer SSD capacities. The idea of 480GB of SSD property on a single SSD immediately became the driving force to our contacting Super Talent and suggesting a review of …

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Mach Extreme MX-DS 40GB Solid State Drive Review

The SSD Review has recently taken the time to evaluate solid state drives from around  the world with  reviews on products from Memoright in Taiwan and Renice in China. We are going to finish off our tour with another peak at the offerings in Taiwan as we review the Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS 40GB solid state drive. The unique similarity …

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