Tag Archives: Sata III

Silicon Power Launches The Ultrabook Friendly Slim S50 SSD Series

SP (Silicon Power) has launched the 7mm thick Slim S50 SSD series in capacities from 32GB to 256GB with maximum sequential read/write speeds up to 530MB/s and 200MB/s respectively. The slim height is important as it opens up the range of devices it may be installed into from ultrabooks to desktops. The Slim S50 SSD features a SATA III 6Gbp/s with NAND flash. SP is …

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Intel DC S3700 Data Center SSD Review (200/800GB)

A few months back, we randomly heard three words during a passing conversation; Intel, Taylorsville, and latency. That was it; no context, no explanation and no hints. Given that we happened to be at the Flash Memory Summit, it was a safe bet that something solid state was afoot, but at the time these were just random words to file …

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Silicon Power’s New Velox V70 SSD Moves Up to Toggle

Silicon Power announced a new SATA III SSD today to add to their product stack. Based on the LSI SandForce 2281, the Velox V70 adds Toggle NAND and comes in a metalic-gold package. Toggle NAND and SF-2281’s have gone together like peas and carrots since the processor’s debut, but the switch to 24nm Toggle has brought about more announcements as …

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Kingston Adds New HyperX 3K SSDs For High Performance and a Lower Price Point

Kingston, longtime manufacturer of memory products, got it’s start in the SSD market years ago. Over the years, Kingston has evolved into a major player and now enjoys a partnership with LSI SandForce. Last year Kingston released the well-received HyperX SSD. A SF-2281 controller paired with Intel’s special, higher grade 25nm Synchronous ONFI 2.2 flash set the drive apart in …

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