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LSI Nytro Product Family Overview - New WarpDrive XD Revealed and more

LSI Nytro Product Family Overview - New WarpDrive XD Revealed and more

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Apr 2, 2012 5:35 pm |

Summary:

What we dubbed as the LSI WarpCache has been revealed. LSI didn't use our product name, but instead went with Nytro WarpDrive. See it and the rest of the Nytro family of products right here. Read the article.

To Hell with their Cloud. Build your own Today!

To Hell with their Cloud. Build your own Today!

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Nov 21, 2011 2:04 pm |

Summary:

We keep hearing about how the Cloud will do this and it will do that - so on and so on. Let's ignore future tense and see what it does right now! Read the article.

An Interview with LSI about the SandForce Acquisition

An Interview with LSI about the SandForce Acquisition

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Oct 28, 2011 7:15 am |

Summary:

Chris sits down with LSI's VP, Gary Smerdon to talk about the company's recent acquisition of SandForce - the biggest player in the SSD controller market. Read the article.

OCZ Technology Vertex 3 SSD Form Factor: Bigger isn't Always Better

OCZ Technology Vertex 3 SSD Form Factor: Bigger isn't Always Better

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

May 18, 2011 7:03 am |

Summary:

It seems OCZ's latest drives take on a form factor all their own. Read the article.

SandForce SF-2141 Controller & Intel Z68 Chipset: Destined to be Together?

SandForce SF-2141 Controller & Intel Z68 Chipset: Destined to be Together?

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

May 3, 2011 10:30 am |

Summary:

Chris plays a game of connect the dots while speculating all the way to the big picture. Read the article.

TweakTown's SSD Fill Testing Explained

TweakTown's SSD Fill Testing Explained

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Apr 1, 2011 1:16 am |

Summary:

After a month of testing and fine tuning, we are ready to explain the new SSD test used exclusively in our SSD reviews hereon. Read the article.

SandForce SF-2000 Series Client Launch

SandForce SF-2000 Series Client Launch

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Feb 25, 2011 2:15 pm |

Summary:

SandForce has just released details of their two new consumer controllers - the SF-2100 and SF-2200. Chris shares these details with us in perspective. Read the article.

The State of Solid State in 2011

The State of Solid State in 2011

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jan 18, 2011 3:36 pm |

Summary:

Marvell, SandForce, Intel, Toshiba and Indilinx are ready for 2011 with high-speed SSDs running at speeds of up to 550MB/s. Read the article.

SandForce SF-1200: Does Lower Capacity Mean Lower Performance?

SandForce SF-1200: Does Lower Capacity Mean Lower Performance?

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jun 22, 2010 4:08 am |

Summary:

Does lower capacity always have to mean lower performance with SSDs? Four different capacity OCZ Vertex 2 drives should let us know. Read the article.

How to make an SSD: Touring A-DATA's Taipei Factory

How to make an SSD: Touring A-DATA's Taipei Factory

By:

Cameron Wilmot |

Posted:

Jun 9, 2010 2:29 pm |

Summary:

Chris and Cameron visited A-DATA's Taipei SSD production facility and captured on video how to make an SSD. Read the article.

Indilinx Barefoot Firmware Testing with the RunCore Pro IV SSD

Indilinx Barefoot Firmware Testing with the RunCore Pro IV SSD

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Mar 3, 2010 1:37 am |

Summary:

Chris looks at Barefoot performance over three generations of firmware using RunCore's Pro IV. Read the article.

The Future of Storage is Small

The Future of Storage is Small

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jan 8, 2010 2:28 am |

Summary:

Like it or not, the storage industry is going small. We'll explain how and why today. Read the article.

SATA 6Gbps Implementation Investigated - ASUS vs. GIGABYTE P55

SATA 6Gbps Implementation Investigated - ASUS vs. GIGABYTE P55

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Dec 24, 2009 5:14 am |

Summary:

GIGABYTE and ASUS chose different paths for SATA 6Gbps on P55 motherboards. Today we put them to the test to see which is better implemented. Read the article.

The State of Solid State - Chapter II

The State of Solid State - Chapter II

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Dec 8, 2009 8:37 am |

Summary:

Chris brings you up to speed with all things happening in the SSD market. Read the article.

Early look at USB 3.0 X25-M SSD performance versus USB 2.0, eSATA and more

Early look at USB 3.0 X25-M SSD performance versus USB 2.0, eSATA and more

By:

Cameron Wilmot |

Posted:

Nov 11, 2009 3:01 am |

Summary:

We visited the Macpower office and ran some benchmarks to get an early look at USB 3.0 performance using an Intel X25-M G2 80GB SSD. Read the article.

SATA 6G Implementation Preview - Ironing Out The Creases

SATA 6G Implementation Preview - Ironing Out The Creases

By:

Sean Kalinich |

Posted:

Nov 3, 2009 6:20 am |

Summary:

Sean looks into the implementation of the new generation SATA 6G interface, the issues it brings with it and the ways around them. Read the article.

TweakTown Storage Product Testing - Our How To Video Guide

TweakTown Storage Product Testing - Our How To Video Guide

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Sep 29, 2009 4:04 am |

Summary:

There are many ways to test hard drives and NAS servers. Come see how we do it in a series of easy to follow video demonstrations so that you can too. Read the article.

RunCore 32GB Pro IV SSD Home Theater PC Upgrade - Worth it?

RunCore 32GB Pro IV SSD Home Theater PC Upgrade - Worth it?

By:

Cameron Wilmot |

Posted:

Aug 14, 2009 4:19 am |

Summary:

During our visit to China last month, RunCore gave us one of their 32GB Pro IV SSDs. We hooked it up to our HTPC - Worth upgrading? Watch our video! Read the article.

Flash Memory Summit Coverage - Part 1

Flash Memory Summit Coverage - Part 1

By:

Jason Aikins and Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Aug 13, 2009 4:08 am |

Summary:

Flash memory has become a key component to nearly all technology, from cell phones to SSDs. Read the article.

Runcore Factory Tour Video - Production of an SSD

Runcore Factory Tour Video - Production of an SSD

By:

Cameron Wilmot |

Posted:

Jul 28, 2009 4:02 pm |

Summary:

This week we traveled to Hangzhou, China to visit Runcore and see their new range of SSDs. We also stopped by their factory to see how an SSD is made! Read the article.

Adaptec Zero-Maintenance Cache Protection Explained

Adaptec Zero-Maintenance Cache Protection Explained

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jun 25, 2009 10:35 am |

Summary:

Adaptec launches new technology that will take the server room by storm, resident in the newly launched 5Z series of controllers. Read the article.

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