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BUILDING THE NEW TSSDR MPCIE TEST BENCH

One of our favorite activities is the inevitability of a new PC build when a new SSD form factor is introduced.  It’s the reason to dig in and try to build a system that’s unique and, if the enjoyment we had with this MPCIe Test Bench is any indication of success, we have succeeded in our goal.  InWin, Corsair, Crucial, …

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Kingston Announces New SSDNow E50 Enterprise SSD For Big Data And Virtualization Applications

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., who is the global leader in memory products, is announcing the SSDNow E50.  The E50 is Kingston’s newest enterprise-grade solid-state drive (SSD).  The SSDNow E50 will be marketed as a more economical alternative to the SSDNow E100.  Performance-driven usage scenarios that do not require heavy endurance can achieve …

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SanDisk Completes Its Acquisition Of SMART Storage Systems

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SanDisk Corporation, a world leader in Flash memory storage technologies, has announced the completion of its acquisition of SMART Storage Systems, a developer and producer of leading enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) based on SATA and SAS connection interfaces.  We had originally reported the news of the acquisition back on July 2nd. Completion of the acquisition results in SMART Storage Systems …

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TCS Announces Next-Gen Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 SSDs — Larger Capacity And Improved Performance

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TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS), a leader in highly rugged and high-reliability soild-state drives (SSDs), is announcing availability of its new Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 SSDs.  The Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 both feature larger capacities and improved performance.  Many security and defense applications operate in very harsh environments, making the Proteus 2 and Galatea 2 ideal for those usage …

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Mach Xtreme Technology Announces MX-EXPRESS Driver-less PCIe SSD — 850 MB/s Reads And 100,000 IOPS!

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Mach Xtreme Technology Inc., a global producer of high-performance, high-reliability and user-friendly PC devices, is announcing the MX-EXPRESS PCIe soild-state drive (SSD).  The MX-EXPRESS utilizes an advanced dual-controller architecture, and features a unique design requiring no drivers. The low-profile MX-EXPRESS PCIe 2.0 x 2 SSD will interface with any standard PCIe 2X / 4X / 16X slot.  The MX-EXPRESS offers …

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Corsair Releases New Force Series LS Line Of SSDs

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Corsair, a global producer of high-performance PC hardware components, is annoucning the release of their new Force Series LS solid-state drives (SSDs).  The Force Series LS line of SSDs offer consumers and users a more economical means to upgrade a desktop PC or notebook to the proven speed and reliability of an SSD. The Force Series LS SSDs utilize a …

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TSSDR Affiliate Reviews for August 21, 2013

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Just a quick reminder, all this new and old technology is great and we appreciate your visiting the site, but don’t forget to get out and enjoy some family time. Even a single day without any technology can be a good thing for you and your relationships. Then, when the day is over, don’t forget to come back and check out the …

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TSSDR Affiliate Reviews for August 18, 2013

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I was reminded yesterday how good all this new technology really is.  It was through a conversation with a stranger and when she mentioned how, she too, had kept in touch with her sons while they were serving in Afghanistan. You never know when a new piece of technology may alter a persons life.  I am glad that through TechnologyX and The …

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Silicon Motion Displays SM2246EN SSD Controller In The Wrong Light – Flash Memory Summit 2013 Update

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So I am a few thousand feet above the ground and one specific manufacturer’s meeting, and subsequent booth visit, is still weighing heavily on my mind.  As a trusted tech review resource, remaining independent and impartial plays just as important a role as being able to establish successful relationships with SSD companies and working together in advancing SSD technology as …

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LSI SHIELD Advanced Error Correction Significantly Increases Life Cycle of 3rd Gen LSI SSDs – FMS 2013 Update

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Today at FMS 2013, Monika Kloudova of LSI demonstrated LSI’s new SHIELD Advanced Error Correction technology which has the ability to significantly increase the life cycle of LSI next generation SSDs.  For those really confused when it comes to error correction, let’s just say that all SSDs, just like all hard drives, encounter errors.  As the storage medium grows older …

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