Tag Archives: M.2

EXCLUSIVE: Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD Review (480GB)

This year is starting to look like a great one for consumer SSD storage. Competition is increasing, prices are lowering, and speeds are getting much faster…well they will be. We have started seeing a stronger push in the entry level market and there are quite a few SATA 6Gb/s M.2 SSDs available, however, there hasn’t been much push in the …

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ASRock X99 WS-E Motherboard Review

From motherboards sporting M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 slots to others with support for a ridiculous amount of SATA ports, ASRock has jumped into the fast lane in the past few years with great motherboards that feature great connectivity options when it comes to fast storage.  One of their latest Intel X99 boards proves to be no different. Today we are …

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SSD of the Week – Crucial MX200

During our last iteration of SSD of the Week we went over the competitive price drop the Samsung 850 EVO had to match the newly introduced entry-level SSDs. On this week’s agenda we have the Crucial MX200 that we covered a month ago. Last year when the MX100 was introduced as a lower tiered product there was a hole in …

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ADATA Premier Pro SP900 M.2 6Gbps SSD Review (256GB)

While we are awaiting next gen SSDs featuring SF-3700 controllers, we are still seeing some SF-2200 based SSDs released in the market. A few years ago, SandForce SSDs saturated the marketplace as they were the go to for most companies, however as of late, this has changed. A lot more options are out there for companies to choose from. Companies …

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Samsung Discusses Enterprise SSDs – CES 2015 Update

This morning at CES Las Vegas, we attended the Bellagio where we met with Ryan Smith, Sr. Product Manager of SSD Marketing, Samsung. We got to take a look not only at their current SSD line up, but what should be coming out over the next year or so. The first thing to catch our interest were an M.2 and …

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Samsung SM951 PCIe 3.0 M.2 SSD In Mass Production

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has recently announced that it has begun mass producing a high-performance, low-powered PCIe M.2 SSD, the SM951. The OEM drive is targeted for ultra-slim notebook PCs and workstations. It is compatible with both PCIe 3.0 and PCIe 2.0 interfaces. On PCIe 2.0 sequential reads can get up to 1,600MB/s and up to 1,350MB/s for writes, around …

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