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Maingear Releases Six Core Laptop With 1.8TB Of SSD Storage

Maingear, well known for their high performance custom PCs, has announced the release of their Titan 17 gaming laptop. Fully decked out, this beast will include a Core i7-3960x, 32 GB of ram, 2 Geforce GTX 580Ms in SLI, each with a 2GB framebuffer and, the star of this show, 1.8 TB of SSD storage. In this configuration, the brimming behemoth …

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Intel Series 520 SSD Round Up Special Edition

To say that Intel went all out with their allocation of Series 520 SSDs for review is quite the understatement.  In fact, we have NEVER seen this many reviews hit the net simultaneously. The Series 520 is, without a doubt, the biggest and baddest SSD to hit the streets and it’s release has probably been the most anticipated event in …

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NVMe Work Group Releases NVMe Windows and Linux PCIe SSD Drivers

The NVM Express working group has announced the release of Windows and Linux PCIe SSD drivers based on the NVM Express standard. The Windows driver was a collaborative effort of IDT, Intel, and LSI Sandforce and will be available under a BSD license. It will support all the mandatory features of the new spec. The Linux driver will be released …

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Silicon Power V30 SATA 3 240GB SSD Review

A short time ago we reviewed the Silicon Power Velox V20 120GB SSD which just so happened to be one of the few SATA 2 drives that we had seen in 2011; the world has gone SATA 3. To say the least, it was rather unique as it was the first to contain Hynix NAND flash memory that we had …

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Samsung Releases Updated Series 830 SSD Firmware As Initial Release Affects Several SSDs – UPDATE

Samsung’s 830 SSD, highly regarded for its excellent performance and reliability, has just received a firmware update which is causing some real problems with Series 830 SSD owners. The update, which was intended to enhance several key aspects of stability in the SSD, can reportedly cause a BSOD after the flashing process is complete. The article has been updated through …

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Kingston Releases SSDNow V+200 SATA 3 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD

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Kingston’s SSD family has always been somewhat complicated, but the V/V+ SSDs have always been about value. The V Series  was JMicron controlled and modestly priced, while the V+ units were Toshiba controlled and slightly more expensive.  Kingston has gone another direction in their V+200 SATA 3 SSDs. Using async 25nm Intel memory paired with the SF-2281, the V+200 is …

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