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Apacer TurboII Series-AS602 120GB Solid State Drive Review - The Apacer TurboII Series-AS602

Apacer delivers one of the best SandForce SF-1200 packages we've seen to date, but does its performance compete with the competition?

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Mar 3, 2011 6:30 am
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Apacer

The Apacer TurboII Series-AS602

 

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Here we get our first look at the Apacer TurboII-AS602 and it's like nothing we've seen before. Apacer went with a very nice aluminum case that was milled to look like a piece of military hardware.

 

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Even the back of the drive reminds us of something you would see in an advanced fighter jet. One thing that really caught our eye was the inclusion of additional mounting points on the bottom and side of the drive. The standard set is included, but also a set closer together.

 

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On the side we also found an additional set of mounting points that accompany the standard locations.

 

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The SATA power and data connections are located where they should be, so you will easily be able to install the drive in your notebook or desktop computer.

 

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Inside we found the familiar SF-1222TA3 controller from SandForce and eight Intel flash modules per side.

 

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The TurboII-AS602 has a lot of surface mount components on the PCB, more than we are used to seeing. I can't wait to check out the performance of this highly developed drive.

 

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