Lets begin this article by conceding that it is abound with speculation and based upon much more balance of probability than concrete fact. In fact, the closest we have come to confirmation is that all to familiar echo of silence when we posed the question to in the know SSD industry associates, many of whom could have simply provided a …Read More »
Tag Archives: SandForce
SandForce Unleashes SF-2200 Processors For Blazing SSD Performance at 500MB/s
This morning, SandForce officially releases their SF-2200 series processors to manufacturers which are capable of parallel transfer speeds of 500MB/s read and write. It is hard to believe that SandForce only opened their doors just over a year ago and their impact has changed the way we are looking at solid state drives today. Earlier this year, I made a …Read More »
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review – RAID 0 Becomes Pointless
A quick search on the internet defines Goliath as being of colossal power or achievement. As much as we are going to introduce you to a new age in solid state drives with this pre-release review of the OCZ Vertex 240GB SATA 3 SSD, the name is as suitable for SandForce as it is for this drive itself. Quite frankly, …Read More »
Will Mac Beat PC to Release The First Bootable SSD/HDD Combination Laptop ?
Here is an interesting find if you follow the all to rampid ‘SSD Rumour Network’. It appears that Jonathon from BGR just came out with a scoop from Apple Sources that the new MacBook Pro will be up for sale within the next two weeks and stores are presently readying their shelves for shipments in coming days. The new Macbook …Read More »
Viking Modular 25GB SLC SATADIMM SSD Review
Every now and then something comes around that is particularly eye catching and the world of SSDs is no different. The Viking Modular SATADIMM is just one of those things and we thought we might venture outside the box just a bit and put a 25GB SLC version of the SATADIMM to the test. It can be described as a …Read More »
RunCore ProV 240GB SSD Review – Better Than RAID 0!
One of the most frequent questions we receive with respect to SSD performance is whether the SSD can perform better than a RAID 0 configuration. We have never seen a single SATA 2.0 SSD perform better than any combinations of SSDs in RAID 0, at least not until we started testing the RunCore Pro V and ran a side by side …Read More »
Super Talents Sneak Peak at the Worlds First SandForce USB Flash Drive
Super Talent has become the true leader in USB 3 flash drive technology today and their display at CES 2011 focused, not only on flash drives but also, their success and innovation in the area of solid state drives and memory as well. Their new RAIDDrive R2S was on display and would simply rock any system it got its hands …Read More »
OCZ 120GB RevoDrive PCIe Review – Its Lightning Fast!
The best part of being a technology reviewer is that every time there is a knock at the door the years are stripped off and we become kids again. The delivery carriers and I are on a first name basis and I am sure one or two are wondering if I should be reported to authorities because of the mysterious …Read More »
SandForce Quietly Releases Performance Improving Firmware – Great News For New SSD Buyers!!
SandForce has released a new firmware update to client level manufacturers that significantly improves the performance of ‘SandForce Driven’ drives. As far as we can tell, the firmware is only available in new SSD purchases and we haven’t seen the same firmware available to present owners of SSDs using SandForce technology. . We believe this update has yet to be …Read More »
REVIEWED! – Corsair F90 Force Series 90GB SSD Review
It was just a few days back that Corsair announced the news of their upcoming release of the F90 and F180 solid state drives, both member of their Force Series of SSDs with capacities of 90 and 180GB respectively. We found a very interesting bit of information in this release that seems to run along the same course of many …Read More »