Just a bit of an update to pass on that retail versions of the OCZ Revo 3×2 (480/960GB) and Revo will be hitting store shelves very shortly followed by the Revo 3×2 240GB a few days later. OCZ’s initial specs of the Revo 3×2 left enthusiasts in a daze as the 240GB initially promised was nowhere to be seen. The …Read More »
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OCZ Revo 3×2 240GB PCIe SSD Capable of 1.5GB/s Read and 1.2GB/s Write Prepping For Release!
The controversy surrounding OCZs lack of inclusion of the Revo 3×2 240GB SSD in its product specifications is about to come to an end. The SSD Review has just received word from Jessica Luken, Global Marketing Director of OCZ, that the Revo 3×2 240GB version is prepping for release and has a product code of RVD3X2-FHPX4-240G – 84202402723. Can you …Read More »
Sandisk and SandForce Team Up For Sandisks Return to Consumer SSD Sales
Sandisk released word today of its return to consumer SSD sales with their new Ultra SSD available in capacities of 60, 120 and 240GB priced at $129, $219, and $449 respectively. A quick look at the capacities alone tells us that the controller can only be of SandForce design and the speeds of 280MB/s read and 270MB/s write all but …Read More »
Renice X3 120GB 50mm mSATA 3Gbps 120GB SSD Review – Smallest and Fastest SSD To Date!
Smallest and Fastest SSD To Date This SSD Review is going to closely evaluate the renice X3 120GB SATA 3 mSATA SSD. It will be a great comparison with our similar reviews of the Samsung PM800 and Intel 310 just a few months ago. Because of their tiny form factor, mSATA SSDs are starting to appear as the only storage …Read More »
Areca ARC-4036 6Gb/s SAS/SATA JBOD Enclosure Review – Areca, LSI, Sandisk and Patriot Perform!
The storage industry is shifting from 3Gb/s devices to the new 6Gb/s specification which has been a boon to manufacturers as new devices are needed to handle the new, faster devices that 6Gb/s enables. The 3Gb/s specification reigned for roughly five years which allowed user speeds up to 300 MB/s. With the advent of “disruptive” technologies like SSD devices, the …Read More »
Corsair Force Series GT 120GB SATA 3 SSD Review – Force Series GT vs Force Series 3 SSD Compared
The Force Series GT 120GB SSD is Corsairs premium SATA 3 SSD Series offering and our review today falls directly on the heels of its younger brother, the Force Series 3 SSD a few days back. As similar as these SSDs are, there is a key physical difference that affects performance and cost of each Corsair Force SSD significantly. Conceivably, reading …Read More »
Corsair Force Series 3 120 GB SSD SATA 3 Review – Incredible SSD Performance at An Unbeatable Price
A definite plus in the SSD arena these days is the range of configurations available to meet consumer needs. Corsair was one of the first to jump in with its Performance 3 series which is now followed by the Force 3 for those seeking the power of a ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD minus the cost premium seen in enthusiast SSDs such …Read More »
Patriot Wildfire 120GB SATA 3 SSD Review – A Great Entry to The SATA 6Gbps Arena!
Today’s review will examine at Patriots first entry to the SATA 3 SSD arena in the form of their just released Patriot Wildfire 120GB SATA 3 SSD. Patriot is one of several companies introducing SATA 3 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSDs and this seems to be a very business wise decision considering the success SandForce is having as of late. ‘WildFire’ will …Read More »
OCZ Revo 3 x2 240GB PCIe SSD Quick Look – This is Going To Be Fast!
In anticipation of the release of several new SSDs in the near future, The SSD Review has a bit of a treat for you that comes in the form of an exclusive with respect to OCZ Revo 3 x2 PCIe SSD benchmarks. Its not an exclusive in such that that other reviewers couldnt have conducted the same testing while at …Read More »
ADATA S511 120gb SATA 3 SSD Review: AData adds a ‘SandForce Driven’ 6Gbps SSD To Their Lineup
It was just about a month ago that AData announced their upcoming release of a new 6Gbps SSD which would join the masses of ‘SandForce Driven’ SSDs and, not surprisingly, a sample was in the mail on our return from Computex. Today we will be ripping apart an AData S511 120GB solid state drive and its only proper to welcome …Read More »