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ioSwitch Raijin M.2 NGFF PCIe SSD Review – Plextor M6e PCIe M.2 SSD Revealed With Boot Features

The advent of M.2 SSDs holds the promise of eliminating the SATA bottleneck and, while it may not seem that big of a deal for the typical consumer, improved performance to a media professional is pure gold.  Faster transfer speeds translate into quicker job completion which realizes increased business and higher revenue.  Although we have had M.2 SSDs in hand …

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Understanding M.2 NGFF SSD Standardization (Or The Lack Of)

So I am a few thousand miles above beautiful California and the 2013 LSI Accelerating Innovations Summit. I can’t help but reflect on the confusion that still exists concerning the standardization of M.2 SSDs, regardless of how many times we try to explain this in our reports (1, 2, 3).  If you are confused and not an industry professional, don’t …

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LSI SandForce SF3700 Flash SSD Controller Questions Answered – LSI AIS 2013 Update

CODENAME GRIFFIN Since our discovery of the next gen LSI SandForce flash controller at Computex earlier this year, it has been the talk of the storage world.  Codenamed Griffin, ADATA displayed both enterprise and M.2 ultrabook SSD prototypes of the controller at their event display without mention or word to anyone, almost daring the storage world to take note.  It …

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