SATA Express Solid-State Drive (SSD) – The Redefinition Of Speed

SATA Express is the newest specification from SATA-IO that is about to redefine meaning of speed when it comes to storage devices. In a nutshell, SATA Express combines existing SATA infrastructure with the PCI Express interface (hence the name SATA Express), giving users an affordable way to use storage devices that have whopping interface speeds [...]


Intel SSD Toolbox 3.1.6 Has Been Just Released

Many SSD manufacturers accompany their SSD devices with a software utility package that helps getting the most and best of their drives. This package helps to maintain the performance of the SSD and keep it running flawlessly and on the utmost level of functionality. With the testimonials of IT professionals, one of the best things [...]


The Most Reliable Solid State Drive (SSD) – 2015

Reliability is the most significant factor one should consider when selecting a solid-state drive (SSD). Speed is not everything, since when it comes to data, speed means very little if the device holding the important information cannot be trusted. This is because losing data means so much as recovering it can be impossible bringing about [...]


IT Professionals’ Final Verdicts On SanDisk Extreme II SSD

SanDisk may not have been the first name in the solid state drive business, but they’re among the best. Instead of offering a new product like some companies announce a flavor of the week, SanDisk ensures they’ve taken the time to reduce risk and failure to the lowest levels possible for their SSDs. As a [...]


The Brief History Of Solid State Drive (SSD)

Technology is the highly changing factor in the globe and changes the world as it changes. Before the solid-state drives (SSD), there was an infatuation related to non-moving storage dating back to the beginning of personal computing, involving the bubble memory flushing technology, which had died in the 1970’s and 1980’s. The current flash memory [...]


SSD Garbage Collection Briefly Explained

The industry of solid-state drive (SSD) encounters many complex issues pertaining to the design of SSDs. One of these complicate issues is how to manage erasing the pre-used blocks that are no longer in use. That’s saying a lot, because NAND flash presents so very many difficult challenges like wear leveling, bad block management, error [...]


The Quick Buyer’s Guide To Intel SSD 520 Series

The Intel SSD 520, code name Cherryville, is the flagship consumer SSD offering from Intel which breaks a tremendous amount of new ground for the company and the SSD industry at large. With the highest quality 25nm IMFT NAND available and the speedy SandForce processor combined, the SATA 6Gb/s SSD 520 cranks out quoted sequential [...]


The Quick Buyer’s Guide To Corsair Neutron GTX SSD

Corsair is nothing if not flexible when it comes to selecting the best available components for their consumer SSD lines seen with the new Neutron SSD family. Corsair’s move to the Link A Media LM87800 controller has paid dividends. Though not quite as fast as the Samsung 840 Pro or the OCZ Vector, the Neutron [...]


The Quick Buyer’s Guide To OCZ Vector SSD

The OCZ Vector is a new client SSD designed to appeal to mainstream and high-performance enthusiasts. The Vector is designed around OCZ’s Barefoot 3 controller and firmware, finally giving OCZ a near end-to-end in-house solution, which means improved reliability and support for consumers. This is OCZ though, and if we know anything about the company [...]


The Quick Buyer’s Guide To Samsung 840 Pro Series SSD

Samsung’s 840 Pro Series has been our favorite SSD for the better part of a year now. This drive gained the approval of many SSD reviewers and experts and got their Editors’ Choice awards when they reviewed it. We have written an article wherein we gathered most of these award trophies with some testimonials of [...]