Tag Archives: M.2

SSD of the Week – Crucial M550 M.2 SATA SSD

Crucial has been a leader in delivering value to their customers, whether it be in their SSDs or their great customer support. A few weeks ago we dubbed their new MX100 one of the best budget 2.5″ SSDs out. It follows in the footsteps of their M550. However, the new MX100 series doesn’t have any M.2 or mSATA form factors …

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Micron M600 M.2 SATA SSD Review (256GB)

M.2 SSDs are starting to gain traction. The Samsung XP941 is starting to become more available and Plextor won Best of Show with their M6e at FMS this year. Both LiteOn and Hynix displayed some 1TB M.2 SSDs and LSI showed off some M.2 reference designs with their latest SF37000 controller. However, these larger capacity products aren’t going to be …

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Kingston SM2280S3 M.2 SATA SSD Review (240GB)

The introduction of the SM2280S3 M.2 SSD last June marked Kingston Technology’s first entry to the M.2 SSD arena.  For those new to M.2 SSDs, M.2 marks the standardization of smaller form factor SSDs to sizes smaller than what we have seen in mSATA.  M.2 accommodates both SATA and PCIe performance, while at the same time offering capacities as high …

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Apacer Launches mPDM+ and M.2 PCIe SSDs

Since Apple’s adoption of the PCIe SSD in the 2013 MacBook Air, the market for PCIe SSD’s has exploded in popularity. The best part about it that we as consumers are reaping the benefits of incredible data transfer speeds, while the size of the SSD is dramatically decreasing. Today, another manufacturer, Apacer, has announced that they will responding to this …

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Micron Announces M600 Client SSD Family To Include Notebook, M.2 and mSATA Form Factors

Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in storage technology, is announcing their next generation SSD, the M600. The M600 is a client-class SSD that sets the bar for high performance, high power efficiency, and robust endurance. The M600 comes in multiple form factors to cover not only the mobile market, but the performance oriented PC desktop and video capture systems market …

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Top SSD Picks for Fall 2014

Summer has come and gone, and over the past few months, there have been quite a few SSDs released into the market, and the question of, “Which SSD should I buy?” seems to still come up a lot around forums. Usually, there are some predetermined recommended favorite in each. Today we feel we should provide our own answer to the …

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