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RunCore Announces New MacBook Air Compatible SSDs

RunCore’s latest offerings are of a slightly different nature. As of late, the Chinese firm has been focusing more on ruggedized SSDs for demanding applications like military deployment. Their new Rocket Air SSD goes in a different direction. Compatible with Mid-2011 MacBook Air laptops, the new RunCore is a “bubblegum” or “blade” style SSD. RunCore’s Rocket utilizes a mini-PCIe style …

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Mach Xtreme Releases MX-KATANA, Creating Solid State Competition For The MacBook Air

Mach Xtreme Technology, well known for their extensive SSD product line, has announced the release of their low-profile 6Gb/s MX-KATANA Series of drives, which have been developed specifically with cramped quarters in mind. This means they should be a perfect complement to mobile devices such as Apple’s MacBook Air. Being LSI Sandforce based, the new products will offer Read/Write speeds of up to …

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Current SSD Projects On The Go

Every now and then, it’s nice to give a bit of a heads up as to what we are working on behind the scenes at The SSD Review as it may be a good measure of articles yet to come. Having started in the SSD field back in 2007, it’s easy to say that the ‘fun’ I have playing with …

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OWC Releases First Fully Bootable PCIe SSD For Mac and PC

Other World Computing’s new Mercury Accelsior PCIe SSD is a new entry in the consumer/prosumer storage market and will be the first such device that is bootable in both PCs and Macs. Composed of a half-height PCIe card with two MacBook Air-styled SandForce powered SSDs in RAID, the Accelsior is capable of SATA III speeds up to 780MB/s read and …

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OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G 6Gbps SSD Review – OWC and LSI Combine For a Great Enterprise Entry

OWC has jumped feet first into the Enterprise space with the new OWC Mercury Enterprise Pro 6G SSD. Leveraging one of the fastest controllers on the planet, the LSI SF-2582 in tandem with Toshibas Enterprise Toggle Synchronous eMLC NAND, this SSD promises the absolute best in long term performance and endurance. OWC is also throwing in an outstanding industry-leading 7 …

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OWC Announces Enterprise SSD Equipped With SF-2500 and eMLC NAND Flash Memory

In 2010, Other World Computing was one of the first to start shipping SSDs with a SandForce controller.  Like those first SF drives, OWC’s new Enterprise Pro 6Gbps uses a SF processor and 28% over-provisioning. After that, the similarities end. The Enterprise Pro SSD utilizes eMLC, as is becoming popular in enterprise-style drives. Unlike many other eMLC drives, the Enterprise Pro is …

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