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+

Kingston Wi-Drive Now Available in 128GB Capacity

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Kingston has released an upgrade to one of our favorite toys lately which should interest a number of readers.  As you may remember, we reviewed the Kingston Wi-Drive in a 64GB capacity a while back and it deservedly received out Innovations Award.  Quite frankly, I never expected the Wi-Drive to be so useful and it has since become one of …

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Samsung Acquires NVELO and Gains SSD Caching Software

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In an unexpected move, Samsung has acquired NVELO and has added to their SSD portfolio with a proprietary caching solution that is arguably the most powerful in the industry. NVELO Dataplex software has been examined here at TSSDR on many occasions and is the only that we are aware of that can provide nearly identical SSD specifications on a hard …

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OCZ Vector SSD Review – Indilinx Barefoot 3 Becomes Reality

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To say the new OCZ Vector was a long time in the making would be an understatement as discussion over the development of this platform just might be one of the oldest SSD conversations to date. Today’s Vector release may mark the first major success story of OCZ’ purchase of both Indilinx and PLX, this story born through development of …

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LSI AIS 2012: PNY Shows Off new HP V300 and V500 SSD Family

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PNY showed off just a bit of SSD gold this week in a new production development they have signed with none other than HP. Just as we saw in 07/08 with the first Samsung/Corsair partnership, PNY will be manufacturing solid state drives under HP branding that are remarkably similar to that marketed by PNY, up to and including PNY’s exclusive …

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Kingston Data Traveler Workspace Windows To Go Flash Drive Review

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The Kingston DT Workspace USB 3.0 Flash Drive is a ‘LSI SandForce Driven’ SSD that can start it’s own OS on any computer, compliments of the new Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise Windows to Go (WTG) environment. As of today, technology has taken us to a place where it simply isn’t necessary to be stuck to a single system, or lug …

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