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Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review

Today Chris gives us a close up look at Samsung's 850 Pro 512GB SSD, the one he considers best for price and performance in the 850 Series. Take a look. | Sep 1, 2014 at 4:10 pm CDT

Whitepaper: The V-NAND Paradigm Shift (Sponsored Article)

Whitepaper: The V-NAND Paradigm Shift (Sponsored Article)

Whitepaper: The V-NAND Paradigm Shift is a sponsored article on TweakTown discussing Samsung, 3D V-NAND, and the future of SSDs and storage. | Aug 26, 2014 at 3:10 pm CDT

Plextor M6 PRO SSD with PlexTurbo Caching Layer Technology Preview

Plextor M6 PRO SSD with PlexTurbo Caching Layer Technology Preview

Plextor first displayed PlexTurbo and the M6 PRO SSD back in June, but since then little has leaked about the product... until now. Let's take a look! | Aug 25, 2014 at 9:10 am CDT

AMD Radeon R7 240GB Gaming SSD Review

AMD Radeon R7 240GB Gaming SSD Review

AMD sent the specifications and OCZ applied the expertise. Now AMD has a high-quality "gaming" SSD to bundle with systems for a vertical approach. | Aug 18, 2014 at 11:00 pm CDT

OCZ ARC 100 Series 240GB Value SSD Review

OCZ ARC 100 Series 240GB Value SSD Review

With guaranteed flash from Toshiba, OCZ is in a position expand the company's product line. The ARC 100 is next step for OCZ to regain market share. | Aug 13, 2014 at 9:29 am CDT

Silicon Motion SM2256 with Toshiba TLC A19 Flash SSD - Exclusive Tests

Silicon Motion SM2256 with Toshiba TLC A19 Flash SSD - Exclusive Tests

Chris scored a double world exclusive today - SMI's new SM2256 controller and Toshiba's new A19 TLC flash. Let's jump in and take a look the SSD results. | Aug 9, 2014 at 11:50 am CDT

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review

Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Review

Crucial unleashes new 16nm MLC flash to combat Samsung's 3-bit MLC in price and performance. Today Chris tells us all about the new MX100 512GB SSD. | Aug 7, 2014 at 9:05 am CDT

Phison S10 Quad-Core Performance SSD Controller Preview

Phison S10 Quad-Core Performance SSD Controller Preview

Phison enters the high performance ring with a quad-core SSD controller capable of 100K IOPS. Chris shows us a prototype version with some benchmark tests. | Jul 31, 2014 at 10:28 am CDT

Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series 240GB Encrypted SSD Review

Intel SSD Pro 2500 Series 240GB Encrypted SSD Review

Intel brings managed SSD storage encryption to the channel with the new Pro 2500 Series. Read on as Chris tells us about Intel's newest solid state drive. | Jul 22, 2014 at 10:15 am CDT

Crucial MX100 256GB SSD Review

Crucial MX100 256GB SSD Review

Crucial unleashes new 16nm MLC flash to combat Samsung's 3-bit MLC in price and performance. Read on and see what Chris thinks of the new MX100 256GB SSD. | Jul 21, 2014 at 3:08 pm CDT

Samsung 850 Pro 128GB SSD Review

Samsung 850 Pro 128GB SSD Review

The Samsung 850 Pro brings high performance to the small 128GB capacity size. Someone forgot to shrink the price though. Check out Chris' review now. | Jun 30, 2014 at 10:00 pm CDT

Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Review - The New Performance King

Samsung 850 Pro 1TB SSD Review - The New Performance King

Utilizing the most advanced NAND structure to date, the Samsung 850 Pro takes SATA past the Extreme. Today Chris gives us his full thoughts in this review. | Jun 30, 2014 at 9:00 pm CDT

SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme PRO 240GB SSD Review

The Extreme PRO only goes down to 240GB, but it tops our chart as the fastest consumer SSD you can buy today. Check out Chris' full review of this new SSD. | Jun 28, 2014 at 2:40 am CDT

SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB SSD Review

SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB SSD Review

The 960GB model demands a premium price, but the 480GB Extreme PRO SSD delivers the same performance at a lower price. Follow on for our full review. | Jun 28, 2014 at 12:25 am CDT

SanDisk Extreme PRO 960GB SSD Review - SATA III to the Extreme

SanDisk Extreme PRO 960GB SSD Review - SATA III to the Extreme

Just when you thought we reached the limits of SATA III, SanDisk releases the Extreme PRO SSD to show us the interface still has some performance to give. | Jun 19, 2014 at 11:37 am CDT

JMicron JMF667H Firmware Preview Testing with L85A, L85C and A19 Flash

JMicron JMF667H Firmware Preview Testing with L85A, L85C and A19 Flash

Chris tests four reference sample SSDs from JMicron with new firmware with various different types of flash. Follow on for the full performance details. | Jun 1, 2014 at 9:45 pm CDT

Corsair Force Series LX 256GB SSD Review

Corsair Force Series LX 256GB SSD Review

Corsair jumps at Silicon Motion's new SM2246EN controller and brings it to market in the new Force LX SSD. Read on as Chris gives us the full rundown. | May 27, 2014 at 10:09 am CDT

Samsung XP941 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD Review

Samsung XP941 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD Review

It's the world's fastest consumer SSD, but to get the most out of it, you need to jump through some hoops. Read on as Chris gives us the complete rundown! | May 20, 2014 at 2:18 pm CDT

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 512GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 512GB SSD Review

ADATA's SP920 may be a rebadged M550, but the company sweetened it with an excellent accessory package and low price. Let's see what Chris has to say. | May 13, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

Transcend SSD340 256GB SSD Review

Transcend SSD340 256GB SSD Review

The mainstream SSD market is blowing up with products as low as 50 cents per GB. Transcend has the new SSD340 on store shelves, Chris walks us through it. | May 12, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

PNY Optima 240GB SSD Review - A Low Cost SSD for the Mainstream at $90

PNY Optima 240GB SSD Review - A Low Cost SSD for the Mainstream at $90

PNY has the two lowest priced 256GB class SSDs on Newegg. One we've seen before and the other is new. Chris tells us about the new SMI controlled Optima. | Apr 29, 2014 at 12:01 pm CDT

Crucial M550 512GB SSD Review

Crucial M550 512GB SSD Review

Our final review in the M550 family brings us face-to-face with the 512GB model. With 128Gb NAND like the 1TB model, this one should perform really well. | Apr 24, 2014 at 9:00 am CDT

Crucial M550 256GB SSD Review

Crucial M550 256GB SSD Review

Crucial makes a play on the performance SSD market with the M550. We've seen the 1TB and 128GB models, and now it's time to see how the 256GB model fares. | Apr 10, 2014 at 5:08 pm CDT

Plextor M6S 256GB SSD Review

Plextor M6S 256GB SSD Review

Plextor hits back with a mainstream SSD that's optimized for low power and gives end-users more performance than the previous generation M5S. | Apr 9, 2014 at 11:01 pm CDT

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 128GB SSD Review

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 128GB SSD Review

After reviewing the SP920 1TB, Chris is back to look at the smallest SP920 model. Can the SP920 128GB compete with the fastest SSDs on the market? | Apr 9, 2014 at 5:05 pm CDT

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 1TB SSD Review

ADATA Premier Pro SP920 1TB SSD Review

Today ADATA launches its newest solid state drive, the Premier Pro SP920 1TB. Chris gives us his full thoughts on the new, massive capacity sized SSD. | Apr 1, 2014 at 8:30 pm CDT

Crucial M550 128GB SSD Review

Crucial M550 128GB SSD Review

Crucial's M550 addresses issues that plagued the M500, such as performance. Read on as Chris tells us all about the new 128GB SSD model. | Mar 19, 2014 at 6:07 pm CDT

Crucial M550 1TB SSD Review

Crucial M550 1TB SSD Review

Crucial claims the M550 SSD will fill in the missing link for performance, but the cost will increase over the previous model M500 street price. | Mar 18, 2014 at 8:30 am CDT

OCZ Vertex 460 120GB SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 460 120GB SSD Review

OCZ's Barefoot 3 controller has a history of performing very well in lower capacity sizes, so we wanted to get in the other capacity sizes to test. | Mar 11, 2014 at 3:04 pm CDT

Mach Xtreme SATA DOM MX-DIY Series Review

Mach Xtreme SATA DOM MX-DIY Series Review

SATA DOMs provide small amounts of storage in high read, low write environments like NAS and embedded systems that require small operating systems. | Mar 3, 2014 at 5:06 pm CST

Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD Review - the Skulltrail of SSDs?

Intel 730 Series 480GB SSD Review - the Skulltrail of SSDs?

With LSI running late on SF3700, Intel had to reach into the enterprise bin to bring a new performance SSD to market. Let's check out the 730 Series. | Feb 27, 2014 at 11:00 am CST

Samsung 840 EVO 500GB SSD Review - An SSD with a Good Price and Performance

Samsung 840 EVO 500GB SSD Review - An SSD with a Good Price and Performance

Today Chris gets some time with Samsung's 500GB 840 EVO SSD. Should this be your next SSD to consider based on price and performance? Let's see. | Feb 10, 2014 at 9:02 am CST

Toshiba Q Series Pro 256GB SSD Review - Offers Great Value

Toshiba Q Series Pro 256GB SSD Review - Offers Great Value

Toshiba just finished the acquisition of OCZ Technology, but they also make their own based on Marvell hardware. Today Chris looks at one of them. | Feb 8, 2014 at 4:08 am CST

Kingfast C-Drive F8 Series 240GB SSD Review - Cheapest tested 240GB drive so far

Kingfast C-Drive F8 Series 240GB SSD Review - Cheapest tested 240GB drive so far

JMicron returns with a new controller, JMF667H. Just wait until you see the price of the C-Drive F8 SSD. Follow as Chris tells us all about it. | Feb 5, 2014 at 8:02 pm CST

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

OCZ is going from down on its luck to a true contender. Chris shares his thoughts on OCZ's recovery and it starts today with the new Vertex 460 SSD. | Jan 22, 2014 at 10:00 am CST

Intel 530 240GB SSD Review

Intel 530 240GB SSD Review

Intel released its flagship consumer SSD a few months back, and Chris picked up a retail drive to test. Let's take a close look at it now. | Jan 3, 2014 at 9:01 am CST

OCZ Technology Vector 150 120GB SSD Review

OCZ Technology Vector 150 120GB SSD Review

Vector 150 120GB comes with 128GB of NAND flash. Overprovisioning moves the user capacity down to 120GB, but steady state performance gets a boost. | Nov 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm CST

OCZ Technology Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Technology Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ improves Vector by treating it to 19nm Toggle2 flash, additional spare area, up-to-date accessory package and a new, lower price. | Nov 7, 2013 at 8:38 am CST

Corsair Force LS 240GB SSD Review

Corsair Force LS 240GB SSD Review

Corsair teamed up with Phison to add another level to the Force brand. The new Force LS uses Phison's S8 controller and Toshiba NAND flash. | Oct 7, 2013 at 8:05 pm CDT

PNY Prevail 240GB SSD Review

PNY Prevail 240GB SSD Review

PNY's Prevail 240GB SSD is supposed to ship with 3K P/E cycle flash, but we found a nice surprise in our sample. It shipped with 5K P/E cycle flash. | Sep 12, 2013 at 9:03 pm CDT

Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Preview

Silicon Motion SM2246EN SSD Controller Preview

Silicon Motion is looking to take a large portion of LSI SandForce and Marvell's market share with a new 4-channel SSD controller. Let's take a look. | Sep 2, 2013 at 8:01 am CDT

Samsung 840 EVO 750GB SSD Review

Samsung 840 EVO 750GB SSD Review

Wrapping up our coverage of the Samsung 840 EVO today, Chris looks at the new 750GB capacity size. The new 750GB EVO is priced to compete with many other's 512GB class products, but delivers higher capacity and amazing performance. | Jul 25, 2013 at 11:15 am CDT

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD Review

Samsung 840 EVO 250GB SSD Review

Our three-part Samsung 840 EVO launch day coverage continues. In this article, Chris looks at the 250GB capacity size and runs the drive through several benchmarks to see how it compares to other 256GB class SSDs. | Jul 25, 2013 at 7:44 am CDT

Crucial M500 480GB SSD Review

Crucial M500 480GB SSD Review

Three down, one to go. Today we look at the final capacity size in the Crucial M500 product family, the 480GB model. | Jul 18, 2013 at 11:06 am CDT

Crucial M500 240GB SSD Review

Crucial M500 240GB SSD Review

We've seen the large 960GB M500 and the smaller 120GB drives. Today we look at the sweet spot for enthusiasts and power users, the 256GB class model. Sold with 240GB of user capacity, does the mid size model suffer from the same performance issues that plague the 120GB model or does this one take after big brother? | Jul 16, 2013 at 11:03 am CDT

Crucial M500 120GB SSD Review

Crucial M500 120GB SSD Review

With all of the capacity sizes in hand, we're finally ready to take a closer look at the Crucial M500 products. We start things off with the 120GB model, the smallest capacity size in the new SSD series. | Jul 12, 2013 at 8:02 am CDT

Plextor PX-M5M mSATA 256GB SSD Review

Plextor PX-M5M mSATA 256GB SSD Review

At this point nearly every notebook and ultrabook ships with an mSATA slot. Some products ship with the slot populated and others hide the connector under the keyboard. Upcoming products based on Haswell CPUs will bring more SATA III mSATA ports to notebooks. It's time to find products to populate them. | Jul 5, 2013 at 12:01 am CDT

MyDigitalSSD BP4 960GB SSD Review

MyDigitalSSD BP4 960GB SSD Review

In our search to find a Crucial M500 960GB for sale, we stumbled across a new high-capacity SSD. The MyDigitalSSD BP4 is a solid product, we've already tested the other capacity sizes, but today we see if the large capacity model does as well as the smaller versions. | Jul 3, 2013 at 12:12 pm CDT

RunCore Pro IV 256GB PATA ZIF SSD Review

RunCore Pro IV 256GB PATA ZIF SSD Review

RunCore offers an upgrade path for the ZIF form factor with the Pro IV ZIF SSD, and we have it in house for review. | Jul 2, 2013 at 12:06 pm CDT

Corsair Neutron GTX 19nm 2013 Edition SSD (120GB, 240GB and 480GB) Review

Corsair Neutron GTX 19nm 2013 Edition SSD (120GB, 240GB and 480GB) Review

Not long ago, we wrote about the Corsair Neutron base model with new 22nm SK Hynix flash. Today Chris walks us through the flagship GTX model that now features new 19nm Toggle flash from Toshiba. | Jun 27, 2013 at 10:31 am CDT