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Plextor M3S SSD Warranty Increased To Five Years

Plextors newly minted M3S SSDs are the first to use Toshibas 24nm Toggle Mode NAND. Similar to Intels 2xnm NAND transition with the 3rd gen 320 line, Plextor has upped the warranty over its 3xnm versions. Plextors other lines, composed exclusively of Marvel controllers and 3xnm Toggle NAND, will continue with shorter 3 year warranties. Beside Intel and OWC, almost …

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TheSSDReview Daily News – 14 December 2011

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As we approach years end, nights are longer and this is very evident through visitors on the site, many in search of the perfect present for themselves or their loved one? Many would believe that, although a tad pricey, they would love the Dell XPS 14z that Hardware Canucks took a look at below! Myself, the idea of a triple …

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ADATA Releases S396 SATA 2 SSD For The Value Conscious

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ADATA has announced the release of their new S396 SSD today hot on the heels of their new USB 3.0 flash drive. There certainly are two competing approaches at work here as the USB 3.0 flash drive is utilizing the newest, fastest standard, while the new S396 SSD is using the more commonplace 3Gb/s interface. The ADATA S396 SSD is …

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Flash Gordon Supercomputer Unveiled – 1024 Intel 710 SSDs Result in World Record 36 Million IOPS

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The worlds first flash based supercomputer has been unveiled at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.  Aptly named “Gordon” (i.e. Flash Gordon), this new supercomputer is an impressive display of how SSD technology is presenting itself not only in consumer devices, but in enterprise environments as well. Supercomputers have traditionally relied upon mass amounts of hard disk drives to handle their …

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TheSSDReview Daily News – 13 December 2011

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I thought we would switch things up today, choosing a  highlight review for the gamer in all of us. TweakTown has out done themselves with an excellent review titled Assassins Creed: Revelations PlayStation 3 Review, though the game is available for the Xbox 360 and PC platforms as well. With Christmas just around the corner this is THE GAME to …

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SandForce Announces The SF-2481 Cloud Computing Processor

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SandForce has announced today an enterprise class variant of their SSD Processors. The SF-2481 is the first SSD Processor optimized for cloud computing environments. Utilizing MLC NAND, the new line of controllers is aimed at creating high performing, high capacity devices with extremely high data protection capabilities. The challenge for cloud based storage is that it requires several key factors …

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Hard Drive Shortage More Serious Than Expected – SSD Sales Expected To Skyrocket

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The hard drive shortage created by the historic flooding in Thailand is proving to be more serious than expected. Western Digital and Seagate, two of the industry’s major suppliers of HDD’s, had their production facilities  shut down completely for several weeks. Western Digital this week announced resumption of limited operations at their HDD assembly facility in Bang Pa-in. Also affected …

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TheSSDReview Daily News – 11 December 2011

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It’s been a crazy time at The SSD Review,  Christmas is arriving and bringing with it a busy start to 2012. Sticking with that theme lets again look at the laptop as a gift solution. With options from gaming laptops to those specifically built for business,  Techspot will help you find that perfect laptop these Holidays.   HIGHLIGHT REVIEW With …

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Toshiba Z835 UltraBook $699 at Best Buy Sunday!!!

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I just found this on Laptop Reviews and couldn’t resist doing up a quick release because it is simply too good to be true! Tomorrow, the Toshiba Z835 Ultrabook, with a 128GB SSD, will be $200 off at Best Buy and available for only $699.  That is amazing! The Z835 that they are advertising is a 13.3″ model with an …

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The SSD Review is Hiring

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OCZ To Launch New Petrol SATA 3 SSD Line

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Just when we think things might slow for the holidays, OCZ sneaks in yet another SSD release which has to be part of their new Octane family. The OCZ Petrol will be the second ‘Indilinx Infused’ SSD release by OCZ based on their Indilinx Everest platform. The Petrol will be available in capacities of 128, 256 and 512GB and is …

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Fusion-io and Digital China Join Forces to Increase Availability of Low-latency ioMemory Technologies in Chinese Market

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SALT LAKE CITY “ Press Release – Dec. 8, 2011 “ Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO), pioneer of shared data decentralization, today announced that it has entered into a reseller agreement with Digital China, a leading provider of integrated IT services in China. Digital China will offer the full range of Fusion-io software and hardware technologies, working closely with Fusion-io to help …

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VMware View 5 and vSphere Storage Appliance V1.0 Announced

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IBM today announced the availability of VMWare View 5 and vSphere Storage Appliance V1.0. These new versions will be made public on December 16, 2011. VMware View 5.0 delivers desktops as a managed service and transforms desktop management into a simplified and automated process to help reduce the TCO by up to 50%. It also provides users with a performance …

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ADATA Launches Waterproof and Shock-Resistant USB Flash Drive

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ADATA Technology is launching a new USB 3.0 Flash drive, the S107. The new USB device has speeds of up to 100MB/s, three times faster than the USB 2.0 interface. Capacities of 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB will be available initially. Designed for rugged use, thee drives are encased in rubber, and are waterproof as well. They come with a unique …

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