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OCZ Octane SSD Pricing And Specs Released

OCZ Technology posted product info and specs of the OCZ Octane SATA 3 SSD today and we dug a bit further and were fortunate to get their manufacturers suggested retail pricing on all but the 1TB capacity as well. The Octane will be the first consumer release of an ‘Indilinx Infused’ SSD since the purchase of Indilinx by OCZ last …

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OCZ Updates RevoDrive 3 SSD Lines With MaxIOPS Edition

It hasn’t even been 2 days since our exclusive news that Super Talent was going to enter the PCIe SSD arena that OCZ ups the ante once more which officially makes them one tough act to follow. Today, OCZ officially announced the upgrade to their Revo 3 and Revo 3×2 lines with the release of MaxIOPS editions for both levels …

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AData S510 SATA 3 120GB SSD Review

After our SSD review of the AData S511 a few months back, we  knew there had to be a S510 in line for release with asynchronous memory as its host and we weren’t wrong. Our SSD review today examines the AData S510 SATA 3 120GB SSD. On releasing the S511, AData has followed the lead of several ‘SandForce Driven’ manufacturers …

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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 …

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Areca 1880ix-12 PCIe 6G SAS RAID Controller Review SSD IN RAID 0 – Lightning Strikes at 3.6GB/s!

Today we are testing the new Areca 1880ix-12 RAID controller. This is Areca’ premier SATA 3 internal RAID offering and signifies a great leap forward for a company known to cater to the enthusiast crowd. With the speed and power of SSDs reinventing mainstream storage, RAID card manufacturers have been under tremendous pressure to deliver a product that can handle …

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Crucial C300 64Gb RealSSD Review

Most recently, The SSD Review has completed its build of a new Test Bench which we hope to be future proof, in that, it is capable of testing new SATA3/USB3 hardware releases. Can you imagine our surprise when we started to get requests from hardware manufacturers asking if we would like to run their their SATA3/USB3 hardware through its paces? One …

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