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Win An OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 40GB SSD @ The SSD Review!

UPDATE::  Congrats to Site Member BUGLER for winning this SSD!!!! If we told you that you could have one of the top rated solid state drives available for absolutely free, would you be interested? Its TRUE!!!! The SSD Review and Other World Computing have teamed up to giveaway one of the fastest SSDs we have evaluated and it is free …

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RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – PCMark Vantage Comparisons

HDTUNE PRO  VER. 4.60 – FILE BENCHMARK HDTUNE PRO  VER. 4.60 – RANDOM ACCESS PCMARK VANTAGE 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 …

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The SSD Review @ CES – Day Two Summary

Up very early once again to try and get a little background of the previous days activities out so our readership has the goods first and foremost. I have to admit that I am amazed at how many bloggers and sites can find the time to get things up so fast. We never had a chance to even pull the laptop out …

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The SSD Review is Off To CES 2011!!!

The home of The SSD Review is snow covered this morning with temperatures hovering at 32 DegF and we are hoping that the Buffalo Airport is not experiencing delays as we start our trip to CES 2011. Our flights depart from Buffalo to Chicago and then our first touch down in Las Vegas which we are truly looking forward to. Our …

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Super Talent 16GB VSSD Solid State Drive Review

A few weeks ago, The SSD Review scored the webs first review of a newly announced ‘super capacity’ SSD by Super Talent, the Ultra MX 480GB SSD. What we failed to mention was that we had to make a bit of a ‘deal with the devil‘ in order to grab that internet exclusive, the devil being Super Talents Director of Marketing Peter …

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WIN A CRUCIAL C300 SATA 3 REALSSD WITH THE SSD REVIEW!

UPDATE!!!! Congratulations to ‘Seeps’ from Winnipeg, Manitoba!!! The time has come and The SSD Review is putting out the call to all in need of a solid state drive!!! On New Years Eve and at the stroke of midnight (not really but it sounds great), all of us here at The SSD Review will be huddled around a large barrel …

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RAID0 & the SSD – Simple To Build and Lightning Fast

You truly know that your a computer geek when you hollar “Woot” to your first RAID results and have to call up the wife and kids to see.  Quite frankly I don’t think I will ever forget the look of confusion on her face as much as she won’t forget the look of amazement on mine.  She felt a bit …

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RAID0 & The SSD – Conclusions and Intel RST Ver 10 Released

CONCLUSIONS EASE OF INSTALLATION AND PERFORMANCE The two things that can truly be said about experimenting with RAID0 this past weekend are that it is quick and easy and the performance boost that you see in the typical desktop is absolutely amazing. The only reason that we spent so many hours experimenting was to fine tune and show you how …

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Samsung SSDs Available In Canada But At What Price?

A few weeks back The SSD Review posted our evaluation of the new Samsung 470 Series SSD and a barrel full of e-mails were received asking when it would be available in Canada. It seemed that it was readily available in the US but retail sales couldn’t be found in Canada. . It seems that our conversations with Samsung Reps, both …

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Apple makes PhotoFast stop production of speedy 256 GB MacBook Air SSDs

Back in late October 9TO5MAC reported that PhotoFast began producing 256GB SSD upgrade kits for Apples latest MacBook Air lineup. PhotoFasts third-party SSD upgrade for the new MacBook Airs read and write at 250MB/s while Apples included SSD runs at between 150MB/s and 160MB/s.. Now, according to a source close to the company, Apple contacted PhotoFast last week and had them …

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