Our SSD Reviews

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA III SSD Review – Better Value With Incredible Performance

Our SSD report today examines the Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA 3 SSD, ‘3k’ signifying Kingston’s move to the more economical 3k PE (program/erase cycles) rated NAND for increased consumer value. For the typical consumer, this will mean little as their new HyperX 3k will still last years, however, interestingly enough, Kingston claims no performance loss for the better value …

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Comay Venus 3 SATA 3 240GB SSD Review

Our SSD Review today is going to examine the Comay Venus 3 SATA 3 240GB SSD. Comay is a brand of SSDs manufactured by CoreRise Electronics Ltd, one of three SSD companies located in China with the others being Renice and Runcore. The Comay line is a typical ‘SandForce Driven’ family with limited availability as the company is relatively new, …

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OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G 6Gbps SSD Review – OWC and LSI Combine For a Great Enterprise Entry

OWC has jumped feet first into the Enterprise space with the new OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G SSD. Leveraging one of the fastest controllers on the planet, the LSI SF-2582 in tandem with Toshibas Enterprise Toggle Synchronous eMLC NAND, this SSD promises the absolute best in long term performance and endurance. OWC is also throwing in an outstanding industry-leading 7 …

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Micron RealSSD P400e 6Gbps 200GB Enterprise SSD Review

Our SSD analysis today looks at the Micron RealSSD P400e SATA 3 enterprise SSD, a new entry with a new approach to integrating SSDs into the entry-level enterprise tier. The enterprise SSD market is segmenting into several layers that suit very different needs, and this entry level MLC based SSD looks to grab the mainstream customer market. Upper-echelon ultra high …

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ADATA XPG SX900 256GB SATA 3 SSD Review – Expanded Capacity and SandForce Driven Speed

Back In February, we published an article with respect to LSI SandForce releasing code that would enable the production of ‘SandForce Driven’ SSDs with increased capacity, a whopping 7% additional capacity in fact. In other words, the consumer would see LSI SandForce performance in 64, 128, 256 and 512GB drives vice the standard SF capacities of 60, 120, 240 and …

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