Tag Archives: SF-2281

Kingston Releases SSDNow V+200 SATA 3 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD

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Kingston’s SSD family has always been somewhat complicated, but the V/V+ SSDs have always been about value. The V Series  was JMicron controlled and modestly priced, while the V+ units were Toshiba controlled and slightly more expensive.  Kingston has gone another direction in their V+200 SATA 3 SSDs. Using async 25nm Intel memory paired with the SF-2281, the V+200 is …

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Super Talent TeraDrive Nova 240GB SATA 3 SSD Review

So we were just winding down from CES 2012 last week and bidding adieu to many of our friends for another year when we popped by the Super Talent booth. Our relationship with ST goes back a few years and Peter Carcione, Super Talents Director of Marketing, is a good friend who always seems to have something up his sleeve.  …

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Kingmax Announces New Line Of SF-2200 Based SSDs As Sandforce Drive Market Approaches Max Q

Kingmax, well known for their high performance memory and storage products, has announced the release of their SMP32 Client and SMU32 Client Pro SSDs. Based on the SF-2281, both the regular and Pro versions will feature read/write speeds of 550MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The Vanilla Client drive will offer up to 60K read and 35K write IOPS, while the Client …

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Mushkin Beefs Up SSD Portfolio With Performance, Size and Form Factor Selection – CES 2012 Update

Mushkin, well known for their high performance memory products, has announced the existence of their very first PCIe SSD. Dubbed the “Mushkin Scorpion”, the new product will be offered in capacities of 240, 480 and 960 GB. The drive will provide sequential read/write rates of up to 1275MB/s and 1500MB/s respectively, and will also deliver 120,000 4K random write IOPS. …

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Zalman Enters The SATA 3 SSD Fold – CES 2012 Update

We stopped by Zalmans booth today to steal a peek at their newest addition to their robust product line… SATA 3 SSDs This is the first spotting of the F1-Series ‘in-the-wild”. Zalman has a long standing positive reputation in the enthusiast market, so they will surely be a welcome addition to the burgeoning SATA 3 SSD market as well. Soon …

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SSD Components and Make Up – An SSD Primer

In our first article entitled ‘Benefits of The Solid State Drive‘ we briefly provided comparison between a SSD and a hard drive and described the benefits of such an upgrade. We are going to follow with a description of SSD components along with an understanding of the purpose of each. This article will not only provide a solid foundation in …

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Super Talent Announces TeraNova SATA 3 SSD as Fastest Release To Date

Super Talent has just announced their new TeraNova SSD which they claim as their fastest SATA 3 SSD to date. The TeraNova contains the SandForce SF-2281 processor and also highlights ‘optimized’ SandForce firmware. Available in capacities of 64, 120, 240 and 480GB, the TeraNova will have a two year warranty and the data sheet shows speeds of 540MB/s read and …

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