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ADATA Launches M.2 Version of Premier SP550 SSD

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ADATA has re-launched the very affordable Premier SP550 SSD in a new M.2 2280 form factor, providing users with more options for low-cost SSD storage. Pricing for the Premier SP550 M.2 2280 starts at only $45.99 for the 120GB version. The 240GB and 480GB versions …

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Patriot Introduces New Very Affordable Spark SSD

Patriot Spark

TLC NAND is pushing the boundaries of SATA SSD storage toward a different direction, one that is towards affordability that many have been hoping for in years. For their latest offering in the budget TLC SSD space, Patriot Memory uses a Phison S11, a newer …

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ADATA Launches Premier SP580 SATA Solid State Drive


ADATA has added a new SSD to their premier line, adding to their stable of affordable SATA solid-state solutions such as the recently reviewed Premier SP550 which can be had for as little as $0.25 per Gigabyte. The new ADATA Premiere SP580 is available in …

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Patriot Announces 2TB Ignite SSD


Patriot has expanded their Ignite SSD lineup to include a new massive 2TB version for those who require more storage. The Ignite SSD line originally topped at 960GB but the new 2TB model continues to use a Phison S10 controller with speeds of 560/500 MB/s …

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ADATA SP550 240GB SATA SSD Review: $0.25-per-GB Reality


With current storage controllers having no problem saturating the SATA interface, a different kind of race emerges; one that is unusually focused towards the bottom with an eye on delivering the lowest per GB cost. The previously reviewed ADATA SX930 with its 4-channel JMicron JMF670H …

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Plextor M7V M.2 SATA SSD Review

Plextor M7V

Flash based storage can really wake up an older PC due to it’s massive increase in speed and decrease in seek time as compared it its rotating disk counter part. As the price of flash memory continues to drop, we start to see SSD’s prices …

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ADATA XPG SX930 240GB SATA SSD Drive Review: Value Beyond Speed


Like luxury cars, sometimes components not only have to perform fast but have to look the part as well. Since ADATA is aiming for the gaming and enthusiast segment with the XPG SX930 SSD, the cosmetic change is obvious but necessary to get some heads …

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ZOTAC Enters PCI-E NVMe Arena with New SONIX SSD

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ZOTAC had plenty to show on display at CES earlier this year but tucked inside one of the custom cases was their latest and fastest storage solution on hand. While details were not fully available yet at that time, ZOTAC has now announced details about …

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Mushkin @ CES 2016: Bigger, More Affordable Storage

Mushkin @ CES 2016

Mushkin is a Texas-based memory and storage company offering excellent bang-for-buck value on most of their product line. 2016 is no exception as the company expands their line to deliver a stronger bang-for-buck offering than what is currently available in the market for SATA SSDs. …

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Zotac @ CES 2016: Small PCs, Big Displays

Zotac @ CES 2016

ZOTAC has mastered the craft of making mini-PCs so it comes as no surprise that there were many variants from their ZBOX line on display at CES 2016 including new Skylake and Cherry Trail-based units. They have also expanded their line much more beyond small-form …

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