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Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00am
Crucial MX100 512GB SSD

Crucial’s MX100 512GB SATA SSD is one of the newer entries in the crowded solid state drive market. The MX100 uses the same Marvell 88SS9189 controller as the M550 we tested some time ago. On paper the specs are very similar as well. The rated speeds of up to 550 MB/s read and 500 MB/s write are that same as the M550. New Micron 16nm flash replaces the 20nm flash that was used in the M550.

Posted by Michael Pabia
on Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 8:00am
Renice

Flash cards are very commonly used in many different devices today. Hence, there are numerous brands that emerged to address the need. Today we will be looking at some of the offerings from a brand called Renice. They have sent us a 64GB SD card and a 32GB compact flash card to test. Let us see how well they do compared to other cards we have tested so far.

Posted by Heath Coop
on Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 7:39am
Crucial MX200 500GB M.2 SSD

Crucial’s MX200 500GB M.2 SATA SSD is one of the latest entries in the M.2 SSD form factor. It offering speeds up to 555 MB/s read and 500 MB/s write in an extremely small package. It is also available in a single sided or double sided configuration with a 250GB capacity also available.

Posted by Michael Pabia
on Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 9:00am
Innodisk ServerDOM 3ME

There are so many flash storage form factors available today and this perhaps is the most unique one we've encountered lately. Hence, flash storage devices are improving at a rapid pace. We see them getting cheaper, having larger capacities, faster speeds and getting smaller as well. If you think M.2 SSDs are small, check out Innodisk's ServerDOM tailor-made disk module. It is very small and packed with features ideal for server use. Join us as we check out one of the variants, the ServerDOM 3ME. 

Posted by Heath Coop
on Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 8:00am
ADATA Premier SP610 128GB SSD

Today we will be looking at ADATA’s Premier SP610 SATA III 6Gb/s 128GB SSD. It offers sequential read/write speeds of up to 560 and 150 MB/s, and 4KB random read/write speeds of up to 66,000/35,000 IOPS. With a rather attractive price of around $65, you can enjoy faster boot ups and program loading without breaking the bank. It might be the ideal for upgrade your PC or laptop.

Posted by Michael Pabia
on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 8:00am
OCZ Vector 150

SSDs have become a vital part in building a computer today whether it is a desktop or laptop. Having an SSD boot drive makes a computer significantly faster, consume less power and make the machine more efficient overall. Today there are many options to choose from but one of the old players include OCZ. OCZ have been around for quite some time and was recently acquired by Toshiba Corporation. Today we will be looking at the revision of their Vector SSD which is now called the Vector 150. Let's check out the 120GB variant of the Vector 150 today!

Posted by Heath Coop
on Friday, January 16, 2015 - 9:05am
Thecus N2560 intelligent NAS

Over the last few years Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices have gained in popularity. The ability to store and share files, media, and other data on a small, but powerful piece of network equipment provides for easier setup, administration, and faster data access at an affordable price. Thecus, a company that prides itself on creating quality storage devices, has a wide variety of storage products to fit the need of the individual user, as well as, the enterprise level storage solutions.

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