Tag Archives: IOPS

Super Talent RAIDDrive II Plus PCIe SSD Review

The current PCIe add-in-card storage market is separated into two general architectures.  The first is ground-up, native PCIe designs, such as the Micron P320h.  These devices eschew a typical SATA/SAS controller in favor of specialized flash controllers that have native PCIe interfaces.  This is where the market is heading.  In fact, later this year, you should start to see many …

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Micron M500DC Enterprise SSD Review (480GB) – Great Write Performance At A Great Price

Today, Micron has announced a new member of its enterprise SSD family, the M500DC.  Typically, Micron likes to focus on performance and reliability with their enterprise drives, with cost being a secondary factor. With the M500DC, they have made price a priority. INTRODUCTION About this time last year, we were reviewing the Crucial M500 960GB.  This was the first drive …

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Intel SSD 730 Series SSD Review (2x480GB)

Yesterday, we posted a report that seems to have drawn amazing attention, one that spoke to Intel’s final acknowledgement that their 3rd Generation controller was manufactured by none other than LSI.  That really isn’t that big of a news scoop unless you are an SSD geek.  It does tell us a great deal about the Intel 730 Series SSD we …

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MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 128GB M.2 SATA 6G SSD Review

When last we looked at the newest MyDigitalSSD M.2 SSD family, we posted a review of the MyDigitalSSD Super Cache 2 64GB SSD as a caching SSD and we tested it in the Lenovo Y510 with Hybridisk in use as the caching software.  We also have on hand the 128GB version of the SC2 which we are going to let …

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KingSpec SATA M.2 NGFF Ultrabook SSD Review (128GB)

Only a few hours before we hit the hustle and bustle of the 2014 Consumer Electronic Show and our friends at KingSpec threw in a loop with the ok to go ahead and post our review on their newest M.2 ultrabook  SSD.  Add to that the fact that I am writing this at 6:30 am and a Northern Canadian snow …

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SanDisk Optimus Eco SAS Enterprise SSD Review (400GB) – Great 2TB Capacity With Up To 90K Steady State IOPS

A lot has changed since the announcement of the Optimus Eco earlier this year.  The most notable change is the company supplying it.  When we last looked into SMART Storage Systems, they had just finished being acquired by SanDisk.  At that point, though, nothing had really changed except for ‘a SanDisk Company’ being added to their name.  Many were unsure exactly …

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