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G.SKILL Releases Extreme Performance Phoenix Blade Series 480GB PCIe SSD

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G.SKILL International Co., Ltd., the leading high performance memory and SSD designer and manufacturer, is excited to announce the Phoenix Blade Series PCIe SSD, the next generation of high-speed, high-capacity storage device. The Phoenix Blade PCIe SSD is the perfect storage solution for extreme gaming, professional graphic design, industrial design, and HD video & audio content creation.   By introducing ... Read More »

ADATA Releases SSD Firmware Update 5.8.2

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has released a firmware update v5.8.2 for the following solid state drives (SSD) equipped with SandForce 2200 series controllers: SX910/SX900/SP900/S510. The new firmware improves overall SSD stability and SSD reliability after unsafe power cycling. Purchasers who wish to update their SSD firmware should go to: http://www.adata-group.com/index.php?action=ss_main&page=ss_content_driver&lan=en, ... Read More »

SanDisk Ultra II SSD Review (240GB)

Following the market trend of offering higher capacity while continuing cost reduction, SanDisk’s Ultra II is their first TLC memory equipped SSD.  As we all know, 3-bit TLC NAND has some disadvantages when compared to 2-bit MLC, slower speeds and a lower program/erase cycles. To combat this, SanDisk has programs in their  nCache 2.0 technology that utilizes a two-tiered caching ... Read More »

Plextor PX-G256M6e 256 GB M.2 SSD Review

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Just a little while ago I had the pleasure of reviewing one of MSI’s Z97 motherboards. With the release of the Z97 chipset came M.2 slots and M.2 SSDs. If you haven’t heard much on SATA express or M.2 they are essentially the same thing. The interface for the M.2 is simply a small form factor connector for SATA Express. ... Read More »

ADATA XPG SX300 SATA 6Gb/s mSATA SSD Review

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As evidenced by the current trend in Cellular plans, we are a data centric society. Our need for large, fast data storage is constantly on the rise and our voracious appetite and be satiated for a while. Technology has a way of quelling our apparent need all the while increasing our desire for more, more speed and more space. This ... Read More »

ADATA Launches Premier SP610 2.5” Solid State Drive

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ADATA® Technology launches the Premier SP610 2.5” SATA III (6Gb/s) SSD. With a SMI controller, the Premier SP610 maintains high read/write speeds consistently for stable performance, and also features the advanced BCH ECC (Error Correction Code) technology. The Premier SP610 is ideal for PC builders who are looking to make the jump from mechanical drives to the exponentially faster speeds ... Read More »