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

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

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. | Mon, Dec 17 2012 12:36 AM CST

OCZ Vector 128GB SSD Review

OCZ Vector 128GB SSD Review

You asked for it, we got it. Today Chris takes the world's first look at the OCZ Vector 128GB SSD based on the new Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller that is raging fast. Can the smallest capacity Vector outperform existing SSDs on the market costing less? We'll find out today and also see more tests that make up the 2013 bench tests. | Tue, Dec 11 2012 7:40 AM CST

Mushkin Atlas 480GB mSATA SSD Review

Mushkin Atlas 480GB mSATA SSD Review

Mushkin breaks the mold with brilliant engineering and doubles the highest capacity ever offered on an mSATA form factor SSD. | Wed, Dec 5 2012 12:05 PM CST

Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD Review

Intel 335 Series 240GB SSD Review

Intel revamps its mainstream 300 class SSD with new 20nm synchronous flash in the 335 Series solid state drive. | Fri, Nov 30 2012 3:47 PM CST

Samsung 840 250GB SSD Review

Samsung 840 250GB SSD Review

Samsung's 840 returns for the second day in a row. This time Chris tests TLC flash paired with a tri-core MDX controller with the 250GB model. Will he love the low power or will the 240MB/s sequential write limit send him for a cold shower? | Thu, Nov 29 2012 3:26 PM CST

Samsung 840 500GB SSD Review

Samsung 840 500GB SSD Review

A number of next-generation SSDs are coming to TweakTown this week. OCZ, Intel and Samsung and others will follow after CES. Today Chris tests Samsung's low-cost 840 with TLC flash in the 500GB capacity size. Does TLC show the love or is this low-cost offering another low-budget blunder? | Wed, Nov 28 2012 3:02 AM CST

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review

OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review

OCZ recaptures the performance lead and brings a new product line to market. Meet Vector, based on the Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller, Indilinx's first new controller since the OCZ acquisition. | Tue, Nov 27 2012 11:00 AM CST

SanDisk Extreme 480GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme 480GB SSD Review

SanDisk released firmware R211 and customers celebrated. The 480GB Extreme uses the same philosophy that made the 240GB model so popular. You get a very good SSD with real premium flash at an unbeatable price. | Mon, Nov 19 2012 8:33 AM CST

Silicon Power Slim S70 240GB SSD Review

Silicon Power Slim S70 240GB SSD Review

Silicon Power's Slim S70 is a high performance SSD with Intel 25nm synchronous flash and a 7mm Ultrabook friendly package. | Fri, Nov 16 2012 11:14 AM CST

Corsair Neutron Series GTX 480GB SSD Review

Corsair Neutron Series GTX 480GB SSD Review

Corsair's lock on Link_A_Media Device's controller is holding. We've seen the 240GB capacity sizes of the Neutron and Neutron GTX, and now we get our turn with the massive 480GB drive. | Mon, Nov 5 2012 1:42 AM CST

Comay Venus Pro 3 240GB SSD Review

Comay Venus Pro 3 240GB SSD Review

CoreRise is back with its Comay brand and our second look at a Venus Pro 3 and its special power safety features that are rarely seen on consumer drives. | Thu, Oct 18 2012 9:18 PM CDT

Transcend SSD320 256GB SSD Review

Transcend SSD320 256GB SSD Review

Today Chris follows up the Transcend SSD720 review with the mainstream model, the SSD320. The SSD320 pairs asynchronous flash with the same SandForce controller found in the flagship 720 model. This combination reduces the total cost, but does it also significantly reduce performance? | Sun, Oct 14 2012 10:01 PM CDT

Transcend SSD720 256GB SSD Review

Transcend SSD720 256GB SSD Review

Transcend goes for gold with its new flagship SSD720 product that brings LSI SandForce performance to a new higher capacity point. The new 7mm package coupled with 24nm flash and working TRIM makes this the best RAISE free SandForce offering yet. | Mon, Oct 8 2012 10:13 AM CDT

KingFast F3 Plus 240GB 7mm SSD Review

KingFast F3 Plus 240GB 7mm SSD Review

KingFast surprises us with its new F3 Plus 7mm SSD. With Intel 5K flash paired with LSI SandForce's SF-2281 high performance SATA III controller, this drive is not only functional, it is fast too. | Tue, Oct 2 2012 1:18 AM CDT

MDSSD TweakTown Chris Ramseyer Signature Edition by SuperSSpeed 128GB SLC SSD Review

MDSSD TweakTown Chris Ramseyer Signature Edition by SuperSSpeed 128GB SLC SSD Review

If you could build an SSD, what would you make? In this rare opportunity, Chris took on the role of product manager and built what he considers the best SSD on the market today. | Thu, Sep 27 2012 2:12 AM CDT

Strontium HAWK Series 120GB SSD Review

Strontium HAWK Series 120GB SSD Review

Strontium looks to lift your computing experience with the new low-cost HAWK Series. This is the first time we've published a SandForce based drive with Hynix 26nm flash. This is also our first public outing with FW 5.0.4. Many firsts today, this will be interesting. | Wed, Sep 19 2012 12:09 PM CDT

Zalman F1 240GB SSD Review

Zalman F1 240GB SSD Review

Just days after looking at the 120GB model, Chris is back with the 240GB to see how it performs. | Tue, Sep 18 2012 12:59 AM CDT

Zalman F1 120GB SSD Review

Zalman F1 120GB SSD Review

We went to the other side of the planet Earth to bring this review of the Zalman F1 to you today. Unlike many of the other SandForce based SSDs on the market today, the Zalman F1 still uses 3.3.2 firmware and is an impressive performer. | Tue, Sep 11 2012 10:07 AM CDT

Corsair Force GT (2012) 240GB SSD Review

Corsair Force GT (2012) 240GB SSD Review

With little variation in the market we go gaga when something comes along that's different. Designed on a myth, built by enthusiasts and sold like any other SSD, this one is truly different. | Thu, Sep 6 2012 12:37 AM CDT

SuperSSpeed S302 Hyper Gold MLC 240GB SSD Review

SuperSSpeed S302 Hyper Gold MLC 240GB SSD Review

SuperSSpeed delivered the best two prong approach to the SSD market yet. SLC flash for enthusiasts/prosumers and MLC flash for mainstream/power users. Today we look at the MLC portion and like the last couple of reviews this one has TRIM now as well. | Fri, Aug 31 2012 10:45 AM CDT

VisionTek Racer Series 120GB Solid State Drive Review

VisionTek Racer Series 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Few companies are as established as VisionTek, but can a great company name built on good support, quality and product availability make up for an SSD with an inflated cost? | Wed, Aug 29 2012 10:35 AM CDT

Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB Solid State Drive Review

This isn't just another HyperX 3K review, like the 99 others you've seen. This is the first real and true review of the HyperX 3K, now with working TRIM and it's available to end-users. | Tue, Aug 28 2012 12:36 AM CDT

SanDisk Extreme 240GB Fixed TRIM Solid State Drive Review

SanDisk Extreme 240GB Fixed TRIM Solid State Drive Review

SanDisk's Extreme 240GB SSD has an extreme price of just $175 and we know the new firmware is on the way. Today Chris tests the Extreme to the extreme, but this time with working TRIM. | Fri, Aug 24 2012 1:20 AM CDT

Corsair Neutron Series Solid State Drives Review - LAMD or Wolf in a 7mm Package?

Corsair Neutron Series Solid State Drives Review - LAMD or Wolf in a 7mm Package?

Corsair delivers two new high performance SSDs based on the silicon from Link_A_Media. Chris takes a look and compares LAMD with IMFT and Toshiba Toggle flash. | Mon, Aug 20 2012 5:00 AM CDT

Corsair Force GS 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair Force GS 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair finally goes Toggle and with new firmware brings LSI SandForce back to the top. | Tue, Aug 14 2012 11:40 PM CDT

MyDigitalSSD BP3 256GB mSATA SSD Revisited - 3.2 Firmware Update

MyDigitalSSD BP3 256GB mSATA SSD Revisited - 3.2 Firmware Update

MDSSD and Phison have a new firmware ready for the S8 SATA III controller. Under normal circumstances we'd expect a small performance increase, but when the promise of a 4x increase was made, we knew we had to see for ourselves. | Mon, Aug 13 2012 11:53 PM CDT

OCZ Technology Agility 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review

OCZ Technology Agility 4 256GB Solid State Drive Review

At less than $1 per GB right out of the gate, this OCZ SSD is already a making waves, but can it still float after Chris gets finished with it? | Thu, Aug 9 2012 8:54 AM CDT

Plextor M5 Pro 256GB PX-256M5P Solid State Drive Review

Plextor M5 Pro 256GB PX-256M5P Solid State Drive Review

Plextor uses the new Marvell 9287 controller, new Toshiba 19nm Toggle Mode Flash and gives us a new understanding of what it means to be fast. | Tue, Aug 7 2012 9:19 AM CDT

Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Crucial m4 mSATA 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Crucial's m4 is one of the best-selling SSDs in the world thanks to its high performance and low price. Can Crucial hit the same high sales numbers with the new m4 mSATA SSD? | Mon, Aug 6 2012 12:32 AM CDT

Plextor PX-M5S 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Plextor PX-M5S 256GB Solid State Drive Review

Plextor skips M4 and jumps straight to the M5 Series. The first product in this new series brings IMFT flash in and with it we should see a lower price. | Mon, Jul 23 2012 9:21 AM CDT

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 120GB Solid State Drive Review

OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS 120GB Solid State Drive Review

The OCZ Vertex 4 is out, but when it comes to performance in the 120/128GB capacity size, the Vertex 3 Max IOPS is still hard to beat. | Thu, Jul 19 2012 9:11 PM CDT

OCZ Vertex 3 480GB Solid State Drive Review

OCZ Vertex 3 480GB Solid State Drive Review

The largest Vertex 3 has seen its cost reduced to half of what it was on launch and is still a flagship offering even though Vertex 4 is quickly catching the aging drive in performance. | Tue, Jul 10 2012 7:18 AM CDT

Biwin NuvoDrive NX Novachips Bugatti Preview - World Exclusive

Biwin NuvoDrive NX Novachips Bugatti Preview - World Exclusive

Biwin's NuvoDrive NX is the first SSD announced with the new Novachips Bugatti controller. Today Chris takes a full run with an engineering sample to see if this 10-Channel controller lives up to its racy name. | Mon, Jul 9 2012 8:27 AM CDT

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Firmware 1.4.1.5 Testing

OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Solid State Drive Firmware 1.4.1.5 Testing

It became clean in our initial test that the Vertex 4 would have to work for the crown. Kings aren't made overnight so OCZ plotted a course to the title and are working to pick off the competition one by one. | Tue, Jul 3 2012 6:12 AM CDT

MyDigitalSSD Bullet Proof 3 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MyDigitalSSD Bullet Proof 3 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MyDigitalSSD is back again for the second time recently with the new BP3 mSATA 256GB. BulletProof is about speed, reliability and value all wrapped up into one product. | Wed, Jun 27 2012 9:24 AM CDT

SuperSSpeed S301 Hyper SLC 120GB Solid State Drive Review

SuperSSpeed S301 Hyper SLC 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Just when you thought Chris looked at every SSD available, he flies to Asia to take on the European and Asian markets. | Mon, Jun 25 2012 2:28 PM CDT

MyDigitalSSD SMART 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MyDigitalSSD SMART 256GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MyDigitalSSD aims for the mSATA performance market with the new SMART series based on SATA III SandForce power. | Mon, Jun 18 2012 11:51 AM CDT

MemoRight MS-701 240GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MemoRight MS-701 240GB mSATA Solid State Drive Review

MemoRight takes on the mSATA market with a new SandForce SATA III design and manages to put 256GB of flash on it. | Fri, Jun 1 2012 5:36 AM CDT

MyDigitalSSD BP3 512GB SATA III Solid State Drive (Phison S8 Exclusive) Preview

MyDigitalSSD BP3 512GB SATA III Solid State Drive (Phison S8 Exclusive) Preview

The My Digital guys strike again, this time with the first Phison SATA III controller and new Toggle Mode Flash. We present you the world exclusive right here. | Wed, May 23 2012 11:19 AM CDT

Comay Venus Pro 3 128GB Solid State Drive Review

Comay Venus Pro 3 128GB Solid State Drive Review

Comay has done something different with their flagship consumer drive. Enterprise features meet consumer price points. | Sun, May 20 2012 11:43 PM CDT

Data Memory Systems Celerity 6G Plus 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Data Memory Systems Celerity 6G Plus 120GB Solid State Drive Review

It's like the full size model, only thinner and a little faster. Check out our first SSD review from DMS. | Sun, May 13 2012 11:11 PM CDT

Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 120GB Solid State Drive Review

Kingston is fully embracing SandForce and the most impressive controller at this time is getting the top to bottom treatment. | Thu, May 10 2012 1:12 AM CDT

OCZ Vertex 4 128GB Solid State Drive Review (with 1.4 R6 firmware)

OCZ Vertex 4 128GB Solid State Drive Review (with 1.4 R6 firmware)

The baby Vertex 4 128GB SSD grows up and with this newest firmware, it has quite a roar indeed. | Tue, May 8 2012 8:34 AM CDT

OCZ Vertex 4 SSD - Progress in the Firmware (testing with v1.4RC)

OCZ Vertex 4 SSD - Progress in the Firmware (testing with v1.4RC)

OCZ increased the Vertex 4 performance with a number of small improvements that add up to sizable increases. | Mon, May 7 2012 7:55 AM CDT

RunCore Pro V MAX 240GB Solid State Drive Review

RunCore Pro V MAX 240GB Solid State Drive Review

RunCore reaches for IMFT synchronous flash to power the new Pro V SandForce 2281 SSD controlled model. | Thu, May 3 2012 10:48 AM CDT

MemoRight FTM Plus Slim 7mm 240GB Solid State Drive Review

MemoRight FTM Plus Slim 7mm 240GB Solid State Drive Review

It's like the full size model, only thinner and a little faster. Ultrabook buyers, pay close attention to this SSD. | Tue, May 1 2012 8:50 AM CDT

ADATA Premier Pro SP900 (0-provision) 256GB Solid State Drive Review

ADATA Premier Pro SP900 (0-provision) 256GB Solid State Drive Review

SandForce gives capacity and ADATA gives it to you. The 0 provision revolution has started, but there is more to the Premier Pro than capacity. | Sun, Apr 29 2012 11:00 PM CDT

Corsair Force Series 3 180GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair Force Series 3 180GB Solid State Drive Review

Last week we saw the Force GT 180GB with synchronous flash. This week we look at the Force 3 with asynchronous flash, but with the same SF-2282 controller. | Thu, Apr 26 2012 11:35 AM CDT

Corsair Force Series GT 180GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair Force Series GT 180GB Solid State Drive Review

Corsair takes a different approach to achieve next-generation speed. Today we look at the new 180GB Force Series GT that features the SandForce SF-2282 controller. | Mon, Apr 9 2012 3:07 AM CDT

OCZ Technology Vertex 4 (Indilinx Everest 2) 256GB and 512GB SSD Review

OCZ Technology Vertex 4 (Indilinx Everest 2) 256GB and 512GB SSD Review

One thing is for sure, the Vertex 4 is certainly a different breed of SSD. Get your walking shoes on as Chris gets us through OCZ's biggest release to date. | Wed, Apr 4 2012 7:59 AM CDT

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