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Les Tokar

is a technology nut and Founder of The SSD Review. His early work includes the first consumer SSD review along with MS Vista, Win 7 and SSD Optimization Guides. Les is fortunate to, not only evaluate and provide opinion on consumer and enterprise solid state storage but also, travel the world in search of new technologies and great friendships. Google+

Intel Memory & Storage Day in Seoul Rattles the Storage Industry

This week in Seoul, South Korea, Intel held somewhat of an unusual event.  Right smack dab in the middle of Samsung’s turf, Intel took the time to make some very key announcements in the storage industry by demonstrating ‘proof of concept’ and future releases to a very limited group of global media.  For those having been involved with Intel for …

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SecureData 2TB Secure Drive BT External SSD Review

We have looked at plenty of SSD security solutions in the past, the most recent being the Apricorn Aegis Fortress L3 External SSD, or my personal favorite and constant companion, the Apricorn Aegis Secure Key 3.0 480GB flash drive which had been with me for some three years now.  I prefer hardware security solutions to software, as many do, simply …

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Toshiba BG4 1TB NVMe SSD Review – What the Future Holds

Want to look into the future just a bit?  The picture below shows the latest Toshiba BG4 NVMe 1TB Client SSD and it is just about the same size as an SD card.  To the left and not a competitor brand, we have the Lexar 1TB SDXC card and it reaches great speeds of 95MB/s….which is pretty much it for …

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Orico NVMe M.2 SSD Enclosure Review

It has been some time now since JMicron released their JMS583 chip which serves as a USB 3.1 Gen 2 to PCIe Gen 3×2 Bridge Controller that enables very high speed and large volume storage in a relatively small M.2 SSD enclosure.  To say the least, this chip has done very well and we have reviewed it in enclosures to …

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