You heard that right. This is the first time we are exploring RAM caching on an NVMe SSD in this fashion. While many RAM caching softwares exist, no other SSD manufacturer has yet to enable RAM caching for NVMe SSDs in quite the way Crucial has. Crucial’s Momentum Cache feature, part of Crucial Storage Executive, is unlocked for all NVMe …Read More »
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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44
Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry. At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry. The term ‘Optane’ is …Read More »
Samsung Magician 5.0 Released – Is Less More?
SSD toolboxes are quite useful for monitoring your SSD’s health, updating its firmware, and more often than not, have some other features built into them to optimize the operating system and/or boost the SSD’s performance. Almost every company has one, but one company is more well known for theirs over anyone else. Whether it is because of the sheer number of SSDs …Read More »
Samsung Updates Magician Software to Version 4.9 – Adds Support For Unannounced Samsung 750 EVO SSD
Samsung has a new version of their Magician software available on their downloads page. It has been updated to version 4.9, which adds support for the Samsung 750 EVO SSD, the 750 being a value oriented SSD that is currently only available to the Japanese market. The Magician software is a free download for Samsung SSD owners. Below are the …Read More »
Tegile’s Second-Generation Zebi OS Software Offers Better VM-Aware Reporting & Management Features In Latest Release
Tegile Systems has announced the second-generation of its Zebi OS that provides better and deeper integration with VMware and Microsoft and even greater usability through an improved user interface. Tegile’s software simplifies administration and optimizes storage for various applications including virtualization, file services and databases. This latest software release offers powerful management tools and features that deliver improved visibility into …Read More »
TRIMcheck: Does Your SSD Really have TRIM Working?
The question of whether TRIM is working, and working correctly, remains to be one of the most active SSD discussions to date. What started out as a Forum thread identifying a free new software that allows the SSD user to determine if TRIM is working, has grown to a full fledged working group where new members and our ‘in house …Read More »
Corsair Announces Accelerator Series SSD Cache Drives
The trend toward SSD caching solutions continues with Corsair’s announcement of availability of its Accelerator series of solid-state cache drives. Corsair is advertising the Accelerator series as an easy and affordable way to boost your PC system performance by up to 5 times! The Accelerator series of cache SSDs support Windows 7 operating systems with support for Windows 8 already …Read More »
Cooler Master Storm Xornet – Arming the Budget Gamer
The peripheral market is filled with tons of different products, but rarely do you find one that fits everyones needs perfectly. Perhaps the pickiest of all of them is the mouse, or more precisely, the gaming mouse. There is never just one mouse that takes the cake, simply due to the fact that the nature of such devices is based …Read More »