Tag Archives: SandForce

AIS 2012: Longer Ultrabook Battery Life

Ultrabooks haven’t been the smashing commercial success that Intel and it’s partners might have hoped for, but they’re still popular, and represent a big chunk of growth in the PC industry. We stopped by Kent Smith’s (of LSI SandForce fame) session on Ultrabooks and flash technology here at AIS to see about the future of those portables from a storage …

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Kingston Data Traveler Workspace Windows To Go Flash Drive Review

The Kingston DT Workspace USB 3.0 Flash Drive is a ‘LSI SandForce Driven’ SSD that can start it’s own OS on any computer, compliments of the new Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise Windows to Go (WTG) environment. As of today, technology has taken us to a place where it simply isn’t necessary to be stuck to a single system, or lug …

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Mushkin Announces Industries Most Powerful 30GB mSATA SSD

Mushkin has announced release the Atlas Deluxe 30GB SSD, their smallest capacity and possibly the most powerful mSATA SSD on the market for it’s size. The Atlas Deluxe specifications list the Atlas at 555MB/s read and 365MB/s write with 92,000 IOPS with a three year standard warranty.  The Atlas Deluxe will be yet another shining example of the ‘LSI SandForce’ …

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Intel Announces new SATA III DC S3700 SSD – Is this the 6Gbps Intel Controller we’ve been waiting for?

It has been a few years in the making Intel is finally putting their name on a SATA III solid state drive controller this morning. After ditching their own silicon for third party Marvell and LSI SandForce flash controllers in mainstream client products, Intel’s new DC S3700 SSD is rocking a brand-spankin’ new custom Intel ASIC at it’s heart. The …

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SMART Storage Systems CloudSpeed 500 6Gbps Server Grade SSD Review

Many organizations implement a “rip and replace” model using cheaper consumer-grade SSDs, and when they inevitably meet their demise under intensive workloads, they’re simply removed and replaced with new drives, increasing the cost of storage. Instead of moving up to much pricier solid state storage options, simply burning though cheaper drives makes more financial sense. SMART Storage Systems’s new CloudSpeed …

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