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SuperSSpeed Hyper Gold S301 128GB w/5.03 FW SSD Review - SuperSSpeed Hyper Gold S301 128GB SSD

We've tested SuperSSpeed's S301 SLC before, but a lot has changed since we said it was the fastest SSD in the world. The competition has caught up a bit, and SuperSSpeed now stocks the drive in the US, and we get a newer TRIM fixing firmware.

By: | SSDs in Storage | Posted: Dec 17, 2012 6:36 am
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: SuperSSpeed US

SuperSSpeed Hyper Gold S301 128GB SSD

 

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Here we get our first look at the drive. SuperSSpeed uses this same case now, but not colored blue like the TweakTown Chris Ramseyer Special Edition.

 

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The case is made from aluminum or an alloy.

 

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The Z-height is 9.5mm and all of the mounting points are located where they should be.

 

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SuperSSpeed has the coolest adapter bracket that holds two 2.5" drives instead of just one.

 

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The LSI SandForce SF-2281VB1-SDC-S03 controller is lonely on this side. All of the flash is on the other side of the PCB.

 

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Eight Intel 25nm SLC NAND Flash chips are on this side along with most of the power regulation components.

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