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Donald Schultz

Donald Schultz is a technology enthusiast with a broad background in PC hardware and operating systems since the days of MS-DOS 2.11. He currently runs his own PC repair business, writes product reviews for Newegg as an "EggXpert." and has worked as a Project Manager for US Robotics and 3Com Corporation.

Intel Releases Updated SSD Cache Acceleration Software for Linux Servers

 Intel is now addressing the Linux server enterprise market segment by offering their CAS or Cache Acceleration Software for Linux-based servers–specifically 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux* 5/6, CentOS 5/6, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11* SP1.  Intel Cache Acceleration Software seamlessly accelerates targeted applications running on virtual machines and physical servers. No migration effort or storage and/or application configuration are needed, although …

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Samsung SSD Magician 4.0 Released With Major Upgrades

Samsung has released a major overhaul of their Magician SSD software, bringing the software to version 4.0. One of the biggest boons to owning a Samsung SSD is Samsung’s attention to detail, as evidenced by this extremely useful SSD optimization/tuning and management tool. The last version of the Magician software was 3.2 and supported up to Windows 7. When attempting …

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EXCEEMO Launches Platinum Series SSD With 30 Year Warranty

EXCEEMO has launched the Platinum Series SATA III SSD in capacities ranging from 32GB to 512GB with an unheard of 30 year warranty.   The Platinum Series provides maximum sequential read/write and IOPS speeds of up to 555/530 and 67,000/81,000, respectively, and contains the LSI Sandforce SF-2281 flash storage processor.   Exceemo offers two primary variations, a standard operating temperature commercial model (0 deg C …

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Silicon Power Launches The Ultrabook Friendly Slim S50 SSD Series

SP (Silicon Power) has launched the 7mm thick Slim S50 SSD series in capacities from 32GB to 256GB with maximum sequential read/write speeds up to 530MB/s and 200MB/s respectively. The slim height is important as it opens up the range of devices it may be installed into from ultrabooks to desktops. The Slim S50 SSD features a SATA III 6Gbp/s with NAND flash. SP is …

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Foremay Launches World’s First 2TB SATA 2.5″ SSD

Foremay has announced the world’s first SATA interface 2TB SSD in the 2.5″ form factor and has made available these characteristics in both their the SC199 and TC166 SSD families.  The SC199 version targets military, aerospace, medical, and other mission critical applications with enhanced vibration, shock, drop resistance, and wide temperature tolerances as much as -40 ~ +85°C or wider (depending upon customer requirement).  The …

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