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Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD Quick Benchmarks

We test a Samsung SM1625 200GB SAS SSD (MLC) in a single-port configuration with our quick benchmarks. This is the 9th piece in our SAS SSD series


Samsung 840 Pro SSD 256GB Benchmarks and Review

For the past few SSD generations, Samsung has delivered quality solid state drives. Community recommendations around the Samsung 830 SSD have been very positive due to their solid all around performance and reliable firmware. W...



Anvil’s Storage Utilities Comparison of Current 240GB and 256GB SSD Offerings

Lately I have done a few SSD benchmark sessions on some of today’s popular SATA III solid state drives. One thing that I did not have is results of Anvil’s Storage Utilities bechmarks for all of those reviews. I act...


Did Apple just Osborne its iPhone Sales?

News recently is that Apple just announced a press event on 12 September 2012 which everyone thinks is going to be the big iPhone 5 launch among other products. I have to believe Apple just Osborned (past tense verb of Osborne ...



Solid State Drives Are Now Less Expensive than Hard Drives

I had not thought about this in awhile, but Solid State Drives (SSDs) are now less expensive than their hard drive counterparts. Sure, someone probably just did a bit of research and saw a SanDisk Extreme 240GB is $180 ($0.75/G...


Samsung 830 256GB SATA III SSD Benchmarks and Review

The Samsung 830 256GB SSD is a top pick in this SSD generation given Samsung’s reputation for quality. One can find Samsung SSD offerings inside several OEMs such as Apple and HP so we know the level of testing the contro...



Time to buy traditional hard drives for Q4 2011?

I generally tell folks to purchase the hard drive capacity they need for data, redundancy and hot spares taking into account their storage growth over the next 12-18 months. In some situations, such as when one is working with ...


How to Fix the 746GB Available of a 3TB Hard Drive Issue

Many users have been finding themselves with brand new Sandy Bridge motherboards and the hard drive industry’s now affordable 3TB drives only to see that the new drive only has 746GB available in even 64-bit Windows. I re...



European Union to Scrutinize the WD-Hitachi and Seagate-Samsung Deals

As many industry observers expected, the two major pending storage deals, Western Digital – Hitachi and Seagate – Samsung are attracting antitrust scrutiny. Regulators in the US are looking at the deals, and now the Europea...


OCZ Accused of Fraud, Seagate-Samsung, EMC Earnings, WD Earnings

This week saw OCZ accused of fraud, a big storage merger announced and divergent earnings reports from EMC and Western Digital.