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Crucial Releases M4 SATA 3 mSATA SSDs Into The Wild

It’s been some time in the making but Crucial has finally released it’s new M4 SATA 3 mSATA SSD into the SSD arena. Available in capacities of 32, 64, 128 and 256GB, Crucial has priced to compete with MSRP listings of $52.99, $80.99, $121.99 and $225.99 which brings the upper capacities under that infamous $1/GB barrier and makes their pricing …

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

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

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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