Posts Tagged ‘SandForce’
LSI SandForce SF3700 Controller

New LSI SandForce SF3700 SSD Flash Controllers

The new LSI SandForce SF3700 SSD flash controllers that will find their way into both consumer and enterprise drives in the near future


Kingston V+200 240GB SSD Benchmarks and Review

Kingston recently launched the V+200 240GB SSD. Given the 240GB capacity price point and 6.0gbps interface one quickly recognizes this as a SandForce SF-2281 drive. Kingston’s V series represents their value line. When lo...



New LSI Nytro MegaRAID Launched

We recently received word that LSI is busy at VMworld this week releasing a new LSI Nytro MegaRAID in 100GB, 200GB and 800GB capacities. This is a product where we really see the fruit of the LSI SandForce acquisition. The prod...


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...



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...


SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD Benchmarks and Review

The SanDisk Extreme 240GB utilizes a LSI SandForce SF-2281 controller alongside Toggle NAND to achieve some fairly impressive performance. Inside the SanDisk Extreme is NAND from the Toshiba and SanDisk joint venture which puts...



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...


OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD Review: Marvell w/ Indilinx Firmware

The OCZ Vertex 4 256GB SSD is absolutely a fast solid state drive. Recently I started picking up on doing more SSD benchmarking for the site. A lot of users had been requesting that I do some independent testing of the SSDs out...



Corsair Force GT 60GB Review – SF-2281 SSD Synchronous NAND

Today we are looking at the Corsair Force GT 60GB, which is a LSI-SandForce SF-2281 based solid state drive (SSD) that uses Synchronous ONFi NAND. Previously we reviewed the Corsair Force 3 120GB SSD that used asynchronous NAN...


Corsair Force Series 3 120GB Review Update – Installing new firmware to fix a disappearing drive

I just wanted to provide a quick update on the Corsair Force Series 3 120GB review that was posted a few weeks back. I ended up coming home from an east coast trip and had an application that threw multiple errors. Upon trying...