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Marvell Releases SATA 3 88SS9187 SSD Controller – Promises Low Power and 500MB/s Speeds For Ultras

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Marvell was the first to enter the SATA 3 SSD market by several months.  The Crucial C300 used the first SATA III Marvell processor as early as mid-2010. Since that time, there several manufacturers have used the Marvell controller, and with great success. No stranger to enterprise needs, Marvell controllers have also been used to equal success in enterprise flash …

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MyDigitalSSD 32GB Super Cache mSATA SSD Review

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In taking a close look at the need for mSATA SSDs in today’s SSD arena, it just doesn’t really seem clear as to why manufacturers are jumping into the mSATA fold so quickly. We might be able to say that the push to market of mSATA SSDs has become a trend, in fact. Our analysis today will be the MyDigitalSSD …

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The Ultimate CeBIT 2012 Booth Babe Collection (Pt 2)

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Our first edition of the ‘Beauty of CeBIT 2012‘ went over with such success that we thought all might appreciate one more run through on the last day of the show for some last minute shots. You are going to have to trust me when I say this is not as easy of a task as it seems, simply for …

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Super Talent Upstream SSD Aimed Squarely At The Consumer – Market Set For Shower Of New Products

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Super Talent, making their presence known at this year’s CeBit, has announced the imminent release of their UpStream PCIe SSD. The LSI Sandforce based card on display will deliver read and write speeds of 1GB/s and 900MB/s respectively and will be offered in capacities of 220GB, 460GB and 960GB. Super Talent hopes to have the card released in April and we hope to …

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OCZ’s Talos 2 SAS SSD Gets New Gig In Drobo SANs

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OCZ’s Talos 2 SAS SSDs are getting a new gig courtesy of Drobo. Drobo, manufacturer of professional and business oriented storage solutions is making use of OCZ’s Talos 2 enterprise SAS SSDs in their B1200i SAN offering. Drobo currently offers products with HDDs, but this will mark the first use of SSDs in a tiered solution by the company. The …

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The Ultimate CeBIT 2012 Booth Babe Collection (Pt1)

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We have done it at each of the other technology shows with resounding success and thought we might tackle it once again at CeBIT 2012 in Hannover.  We think you might agree that there is one thing that simply cannot be overlooked as we travel CeBIT, this being European beauty. From Ms Germany,  Anne-Kathrin Kosch, to CES participants, and all …

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Gigabyte Unveils U2442 Ultrabook With Great Features – CeBIT 2012 Update

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Gigabyte unveiled it’s newest Ultrabook at the Planet Resellers pavilion of CeBIT 2012 and it seems someone has listened to the consumer for a change. At up to 3.3lbs and 0.81″ thick, these 14 inch laptops definitely won’t qualify for Intel’s official ultrabook status, however, standard and available hardware make this ultra a showstopper.  It seems that Gigabyte listened to …

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OCZ Vertex 4 SSD Benched Again – CeBIT 2012 Update

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Our first visit to the OCZ Booth at CeBIT 2012 was a bit ‘rushed’ as we saw a flurry of first day guests invading the hangars as many companies were still fine tuning their displays. Such was the case with our visit to the OCZ booth which remains to be one of the busiest displays of the show.  We have …

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