Category Archive: SSD

Sep 24 2013

SSD Performance Test: Thorough Disclosure of 11 Well-Known SSDs


Since the need of thin and light laptops such as Ultrabooks, Ultrathin Notebooks and portable devices has been growing, Solid State Drive (SSD) has become the mainstream storage media for tablets, and also the standard storage alternative for high-level notebooks, as a replacement for Hard Disk Drive. The great amount of implementation hence increases SSD’s …

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Aug 20 2010

mSATA SSDs Capitalize on Budget Market

With consumers looking to take advantage of the power and performance benefits of solid state drives (SSDs), several players have introduced product lines targeting value-conscious consumers. While some customers want the most powerful SSD money can buy, others are looking for a product that gives them the benefits of SSD without breaking the bank. For …

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May 24 2010

OWC Offers a New Level of SSD Performance

While most solid-state drive (SSD) manufacturers have been attracting new customers by lowering prices, Other World Computing (OWC) is taking a different approach: delivering the most powerful product on the market. OWC announced its new line of Mercury Extreme Pro SSDs, offering exciting performance features in the largest capacity of any current OWC SSD. The …

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May 19 2010

OCZ’s Enyo Portable SSDs Deliver Top Speeds

This week, OCZ Technology unveiled an exciting new line of Enyo Portable solid-state drives (SSDs) featuring SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) technology. The SSDs incorporate all the advantages of an internal SSD – better speed, performance and durability with lower power consumption – into a portable external storage device. This allows consumers to transfer data between …

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May 12 2010

Verifying SSD Quality and Performance through Testing

As Solid State Drives (SSDs) become widely available and popular with consumers, manufacturers are striving to meet high levels of performance and interoperability. With more operating systems (OS) being supported, along with faster speeds and higher performance requirements, manufacturers need their products to undergo a variety of tests to ensure quality and interoperability before they …

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Apr 23 2010

Budget SSD Market Continues to Grow

As the solid-state drive (SSD) market continues to expand, consumers are increasingly able to select features and options to meet their individual needs. While some want the most powerful SSD money can buy, others are looking for the best value. And as more SSDs enter the market, the value-conscious consumer will soon be celebrating. A …

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Apr 01 2010

Intel Introduces Value SSD for Consumer Market

There are several reasons we’re excited about the increasing market adoption of solid-state drives (SSDs). From the blazing fast read/write speeds to the lower power consumption, SSDs have several benefits over their hard-disk drive (HDD) predecessors. And now Intel has announced that its new SATA SSD, the Intel X25-V, designed for value-segment notebooks and netbooks, …

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Mar 16 2010

CeBIT 2010 Unveilings Wow Tech World

CeBIT 2010, the world’s largest annual technology showcase, set the tech world abuzz this year with exciting new technology on every table. Now that CeBIT has come to an end, here’s a look at some of the new technologies and trends we saw at the Hannover, Germany trade show: SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0). Continuing to …

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Feb 23 2010

Intel Reveals Strategy to Lead SSD Market

Intel aims to be the worldwide leader in the solid state drive (SSD) market. The company plans to unseat Samsung as the top market player while bringing SSDs to the forefront. In the SSD retail market, Intel currently claims the lead in the U.S. and sits second worldwide. Intel’s joint venture with Micron Technologies Inc. …

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Feb 16 2010

Crucial RealSSD C300: It’s Fast

After months of screen shots, pre-release videos and an appearance at CES, the Crucial RealSSD C300, announced in December, is nearing its public debut. Sold and distributed by Micron’s retail branch, Crucial, the C300 uses Micron’s firmware and Marvell’s new SATA6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD) controller to reach new levels of speed and performance.  It is …

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