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

ADATA SX930 240GB SSD

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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ZOTAC Enters Storage Wars with Premium Edition SSDs

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Video card and mini-PC specialist ZOTAC has announced something unexpected: they will now begin offering solid-state drive storage.  ZOTAC’s Premium Edition SSDs will be available in 240GB and 480GB capacities initially utilizing a quad-core Phison controller with MLC NAND.  Sequential read and write speeds are …

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EKWB Offers Water Block for Intel 750 Series PCI-E SSD

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File this under things you do not see every day; Slovenian water-cooling company EKWB has announced the availability of a new waterblock designed not for graphics cards but for Intel’s 750 Series SSDs. The unit is based on a nickel-plated copper with an elegant look …

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Intel Releases Fix for 750 Series SSD Slow Boot Times

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Intel 750 series SSD users have lamented of its slow boot times for a few months now, including respected media site TechReport in their 750 series SSD review which showed 10+ seconds behind their slowest booting SSD tested (which also happens to be a 335 …

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Samsung Announces 950 Pro M.2 NVMe SSDs with V-NAND

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Korean manufacturer Samsung has just announced their new 950 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD’s featuring Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology. A 256GB and 512GB version will be available come October 15, sporting an M.2 2280 form factor. Samsung offers a 5-year limited warranty up to 200 terabytes …

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MSI U.2 Host Adapter Card Now Available

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An interesting new product has been announced by MSI using the U.2 connector standard (formerly SFF-8639) which attaches to the available M.2 port on recent motherboards. There is only one storage item available so far that can use this which is the Intel 750 SSD, …

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Mushkin Launches New ATLAS VITAL Family of Solid-State Drives

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A new SandForce SF-2000 based M.2 SSD series from Mushkin has been released, utilizing a SATA 3.0 interface, the new ATLAS VITAL is capable of upto 550MB/s read and write speeds of up to 535MB/s. The M.2 2280 series SSD is available in 120, 240, …

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