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Kingston HyperX 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – SSD Components and Test Protocol

The PCB contains the SandForce SF-2281 capable of equal read and write performance in excess of 500MB/s.  There are also 16 Intel 25nm NAND flash memory chips (29F16B08CCME2), each being of 16GB density for a total of 256GB RAW capacity. SandForce utilizes a full memory module (16GB) for its over provisioning and firmware needs to include their patented DuraClass technology.  …

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Kingston HyperX 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – HDTune Pro Testing

HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 BENCHMARK HDTune is a great software program which covers all areas of our testing and does a great job of showing how capable this drive truly is. HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 FILE BENCHMARK HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 RANDOM TESTS HDTUNE PRO VER. 4.60 EXTRAS The one thing I particularly like about HDTune Pro is its ability …

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Kingston HyperX 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – PCMark Vantage Testing

PCMARK VANTAGE X64 HDD SUITE The SSD Review uses benchmark software called PCMark Vantage x64 HDD Suite to create testing scenarios that might be used in the typical user experience. There are eight tests in all and the tests performed record the speed of data movement in MB/s to which they are then given a numerical score after all of …

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Kingston HyperX 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – The Verdict

The Kingston HyperX 240GB SSD is one of the best all around solid state drive products to come across our desk to date.  We first learned of Kingstons pairing with SandForce while at CES Las Vegas last January and I have been wondering where the heck it was, at least until our first look at Computex Taipei where we did …

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Sandisk Ultra SATA II 240GB SSD Review – Anvil Storage Utilities and PCMark Vantage Testing

ANVIL STORAGE UTILITIES PROFESSIONAL (BETA) You may not see this for long (and its definitely not common) but you get a freebee simply for reading!  Over the last little while, we have been assisting with beta besting new benchmark software called Anvil Storage Utilities which is an absolutely amazing SSD benchmarking utility.  Not only does it have a preset SSD …

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