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Seagate's 2013 Consumer and Enterprise SSD Product Overview

Seagate's 2013 Consumer and Enterprise SSD Product Overview

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

May 7, 2013 12:00 pm |

Summary:

Seagate finally gives in and prepares to enter the consumer SSD market. At the same time, the company is extending their enterprise portfolio in an effort to catch up to competitors. Read the article.

Kingston LSI SandForce B02 for Low Power SSD's - Power Consumption Investigation

Kingston LSI SandForce B02 for Low Power SSD's - Power Consumption Investigation

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Feb 28, 2013 1:15 pm |

Summary:

LSI SandForce announced the new B02 stepping several months ago. Now companies are starting to build hardware. SF-2281VB2 uses technologies introduced by LSI to reduce the power consumption of the successful... Read the article.

Samsung 840 SSD Storage Endurance Testing - TLC to the End

Samsung 840 SSD Storage Endurance Testing - TLC to the End

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Feb 12, 2013 6:12 am |

Summary:

Today we start on an adventure. Despite reviewer's claims, Samsung has never stated the endurance life of its new TLC NAND flash used in the new 840 SSD. We're going to find out just how many program... Read the article.

LSI SandForce 5 Series SSD Firmware - TRIM Lost and Found, Performance Investigated

LSI SandForce 5 Series SSD Firmware - TRIM Lost and Found, Performance Investigated

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Aug 1, 2012 1:24 pm |

Summary:

If you've bought an SSD in the last five months or updated your firmware, you need to read this article. Chris concludes a quest he started exactly five months ago and is now ready to guide you to higher... Read the article.

LSI Evolves to PCI Express 3.0 - New Products Announced

LSI Evolves to PCI Express 3.0 - New Products Announced

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jul 4, 2012 5:34 am |

Summary:

LSI discusses several new products that make the leap to PCIe 3.0, unlocking bandwidth on RAID controllers and improving IOPS performance on HBAs. Read the article.

Kingston Factory Tour - Making of an SSD from Start to Finish

Kingston Factory Tour - Making of an SSD from Start to Finish

By:

Cameron Wilmot |

Posted:

Apr 6, 2012 3:53 pm |

Summary:

Kingston invited us exclusively into its Taiwan factory and we see the process of making an SSD from start to finish. Read the article.

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.

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