The SSD Review and Plextor are teaming up to give away one of their newest M6e PCIe SSDs to one lucky reader! That’s right, break that SATA barrier in any system that has an open PCIe slot. If you are new to our little corner of the web, check out our recent report on the Plextor M6e where we tested …Read More »
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Corsair Force Series LS 240GB SSD Review – Phison Controller Displays Increased Write Speeds
When it comes to SSD controllers, up until recent times LSI/SandForce and Marvell have pretty much “ruled the roost”. Other than a few instances of utilizing proprietary controllers (such as Samsung does in most of their SSDs), and a smaller player in Indilinx (acquired by OCZ), there were no other options for manufacturers to engineer a new SSD with. That has …Read More »
Technology X is Live! – Check It Out and become Part of Our Team!
Well it has been some time in the making, but after a great deal of work and much pushing by readers for us to get it up, Technology X is live! Technology X will cover everything The SSD Review doesn’t and we are hoping to see it grow into an ‘all inclusive’ technology resource that has a worldwide reach! From …Read More »
The SSD Review Is Off To Computex 2012 Taipei Taiwan
I realize that this may not be the typical picture that one might expect for Computex but it is a good representation of the excitement and atmosphere we are fortunate to experience. Once again, we are off to beautiful Taipei, Taiwan for Computex and, in fact, Karen has left ahead with a paid invite to meet with AData just outside …Read More »
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB SSD Review and 1.4RC FW Comparison – SSD Steroids for Your Vertex 4
If you thought the most exciting improvements with OCZ’s new Vertex 4 firmware were reserved for the 256GB and 512GB models, you’d be wrong. As it happens, the most interesting and substantial performance improvements are to be had with the 128GB Vertex 4. We happen to have a 128GB Vertex 4 on our bench in order to find out what makes …Read More »
The SSD Review Is On Facebook! – Check out Our Unexpected and Unpublished Pictures and Videos!
Its been some time in the making but The SSD Review is finally on Facebook and you can find us HERE! We wanted to find an avenue to show you things that go on behind the scenes at the review, things such as pictures that don’t make it to the reviews, videos as well as showing you a bit of …Read More »
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 …Read More »
The SSD Review Computex Taipei Update: G.Skill Highlights Phoenix II Pro ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD
One of the most active displays we saw at Computex was that belonging to G.Skill and you just might see the reason why below. We had a job to do though and were there to take a look at their Phoenix II Pro SSD which should be released in the very near future. The Phoenix II Pro is another of …Read More »
The SSD Review Computex Taipei Update: Corsair Announces Force 3 GT SSDs For The Enthusiast
The SSD Review had the opportunity to meet with Robert Pearce, Sr Technical Marketing Specialist of Corsair, this week at Computex Taipei and he had some rather unexpected SSD news to pass on. It appears that Corsair will be releasing an enthusiast line of SSDs known as the Force 3 GT line right on the heals of their new ‘Sandforce …Read More »
The SSD Review Computex Taipei Update: Kingston Releases HyperX SSD IN Blowout “WOW” Fashion!
Brace yourself for this SSD release because we cannot simply give you the meat without the gravy on this one. While at CES, we were lucky enough to spend time with Kingston behind the scenes and at their “WOW” event for release of their new product line to include the HyperX SSD. Set in the Bellevita Taipei, this release party …Read More »