Tag Archives: IOPS

OCZ Releases New Octane SSD Firmware to Improve Performance

OCZ Octane

OCZ today announced a new release of Octane firmware that should bolster performance. Released late last year, the Octane is the first to contain OCZ’ proprietary Indilinx controller since their purchase of the Korean company in 2011. The Octane possesses high sequential performance with random performance a bit lower, much to be expected from a companies first entry into the …

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Flash Gordon Supercomputer Unveiled – 1024 Intel 710 SSDs Result in World Record 36 Million IOPS

The worlds first flash based supercomputer has been unveiled at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.  Aptly named “Gordon” (i.e. Flash Gordon), this new supercomputer is an impressive display of how SSD technology is presenting itself not only in consumer devices, but in enterprise environments as well. Supercomputers have traditionally relied upon mass amounts of hard disk drives to handle their …

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STEC ZeusIOPS XE SSD Claims Industry’s Highest Endurance MLC Flash Based SSD

Arguably the second most important reason for choosing solid-state drives over tradition hard drives is data reliability. You can practically rest assured that an SSD will keep your data intact, but there are examples where consistency does not always hold true. An SSD, while more enduring, can malfunction in the same fashion as a regular hard drive. Thankfully, The SSD …

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OCZ Announces Deneva 2 and Intrepid mSATA SSDs

OCZ has announced the upcoming release of the Deneva 2 and Intrepid lines of mSATA SSDs designed for slim servers, netbooks, dual drive notebooks and network security devices. The Deneva 2 will be available in both SATA 2 (SF-2141) and SATA 3 configurations (SF-2181) and the SATA 3 version will reach typical SandForce numbers of parallel 500MB/s read and write …

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Anvil Storage Utilities Releases New Storage and SSD Benchmark

If you are a regular of The SSD Review, you may have noticed a new set of benchmarks in our past few reviews as we were politely asked to do a bit of beta testing. The software is called Anvil Storage Utilities and we think this report (and introduction) is going to grab the interest of consumers, enthusiasts, reviewers as …

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