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Corsair Announces SSD Drive Cloning Kit And SSD Toolbox Software

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Corsair, global designer and provider of high performance computing components, is announcing availability of two new products for their SSD line.  First is the SSD Hard Disk Drive Cloning Kit, which allows users to migrate their data easily from one drive to another.  The second is the Corsair SSD Toolbox, which is a free software utility that enables Corsair SSDs …

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OWC Announces Envoy Pro EX USB 3.0 Bus-Powered Portable SSD

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Other World Computing (OWC), a leading Mac and PC technology innovator, is announcing the OWC Envoy Pro EX ultra-portable SSD.  The anodized aluminum case matches modern Macs and PCs.  The Envoy Pro EX is portable enough to fit into a briefcase, backpack, or even a coat pocket.  OWC’s rugged, high-performance storage and/or backup solution is now highly mobile. A SandForce controlled …

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Micron P420m PCIe SSD Released Using 25nm MLC NAND Flash For Enterprise Applications

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Micron is announcing release of their P420m PCIe SSD for enterprise and data center applications requiring high performance read operations. Micron utilizes their own 25nm MLC NAND Flash in the P420m to provide enterprise-class reliability and performance at a mainstream price point.  The P420m is designed for applications such as caching, cloud and data centers, web acceleration, and online transaction …

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SMART Announces Optimus Eco Enterprise SSD — Up to 2TB in 2.5″ Form Factor Using 19nm MLC Flash

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SMART Storage Systems, a leading enterprise SSD technology developer, is announcing their new Optimus Eco enterprise SSD — the first SAS 6 GB/s SSD utilizing 19nm multi-level cell (MLC) Flash.  Anticipating the ever-changing needs of enterprise data centers, SMART continues their efforts to usher in a new era of Flash storage.  Their Optimus Eco SSD offers an industry best combination …

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TSSDR Affiliate Tech Reviews for April 26, 2013

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Summer is fast approaching, but the weather is not cooperating. We are into the last week of April and we still haven’t had good enough weather to get the motorcycle out of the garage for more than 15 minutes.  So again today, I have time to pull together the work of our affiliates to share with our readers. HIGHLIGHT REVIEW QNAP TS-269L NAS …

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Skyera Reveals RAID 5 Hinders Reliability Of SSD Arrays

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RAID-5 is a well-proven technique for creating hard disk arrays that can withstand the failure of a single disk drive with no data loss. But applying the same RAID-5 concepts to SSD arrays can have the opposite effect and contribute to decreased data reliability, according to Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the …

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SMART Storage Systems And Diablo Technologies Partner Up On Ultra-Low Latency Enterprise SSDs

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SMART Storage Systems, Inc., a creative provider of solid-state drive (SSD) technology for enterprise applications, and Diablo Technologies, Inc., an innovative provider of memory system interface solutions, are announcing an exclusive agreement.  This agreement will combine SMART Storage Systems’ Guardian Technology Platform with Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage (MCS).  The partnership will result in a new tier of enterprise SSDs that …

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Affiliate Reviews for April 24, 2013

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We are getting ready for a whole lot of excitement here in Ontario. The Toronto Maple Leafs are about to enter the NHL playoffs for the first time in 9 years.  Enough said! HIGHLIGHT REVIEW Cooler Master Eisberg Prestige 240L Review @ Kitguru Today we are going to look at the latest all-in-one CPU water cooler from Cooler Master, the …

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The SSD Optimization Guide Ultimate Windows 8 (And Win7) Edition

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At this point in the game, SSD optimization is nothing new to technology and has become a very popular topic as a result of SSD popularity, coupled with Microsoft’s shutting down sales of Windows 7.  Microsoft wants the world to be a Windows 8 world, at least until Windows Blue arrives as originally discovered in our own Forum Community. Even …

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OWC Mercury Accelsior E2 PCIe SSD Review – Dual eSATA Performance of 780MB/s Tested and Approved

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About a year ago, we published our review of the OWC Mercury Accelsior PCIe card, a storage device that utilize two blade style SSDs in RAID to achieve incredible performance and capacity for your desktop Mac or PC.  The beauty of the Accelsior was that storage was upgradeable, making it a very affordable option for the media professionals growing storage …

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Asus To Release RAIDR Express SSD Line

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Asustek Computer appears to be preparing to bring its own line of SSDs to market, possibly as early as May of this year.  The RAIDR Express series will be marketed through Asustek’s ROG (Republic of Gamers) branding.  By releasing its own line of SSDs, Asustek hopes to promote its full line of ROG-branded products, including motherboards, graphics cards, and accessories.  Better …

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