Archive for the ‘SSD Drives’ Category
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on April 9, 2013 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
OCZ Technology have been at the forefront of Solid State designs now for many years. They released their Vertex 3 drives which featured the Sandforce 2281 controller back in 2011. This was a popular d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 2, 2013 under SSD Drives
When KitGuru Labs put the 240GB OCZ Agility 3 under our powerful performance microscope in 2011, we were left surprised that such performance was possible in a drive that cost less than £400. Today's... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on March 11, 2013 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
Today we are looking at the SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB Solid State drive which features a Marvell SS889175 processor and SanDisk 19nm memory. Prices of this drive have dropped in recent weeks to aro... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2013 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Seagate has announced a new line of hybrid drives, melding solid state technology with traditional hard drive platters, in a variety of sizes and shapes - making them applicable for both laptops as we... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Zardon on February 15, 2013 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
Today we are looking at a new mSATA drive from Plextor - the 128GB M5M. Diminutive mSATA drives are without doubt a growing market, adopted in many laptop computers today. As we have seen in recen... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 14, 2013 under SSD Drives
KitGuru is nothing is not extrapolatory. We love looking back and predicting the future. When it comes to SSD, there is a sea change coming - so we've pulled out the trusty sextant and peered into the... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 29, 2012 under SSD Drives
It's a bit like tasting porridge. For a desktop user, 60GB is not right and even though a 120GB boot drive can give you joy - it's not quite perfect. The size that makes you lick the bowl clean and he... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on December 13, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
People complain that SSD drives aren't big enough to be used for any serious level of storage. This deal today might just tickle the spot, because you can now pick up a 480GB SSD from ARIA for only £... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 6, 2012 under SSD Drives
Mushkin has announced what it's calling a "world's first," with its new 480GB mSATA SSD, designed to save on space while giving Ultrabooks a serious performance boost. Joining the Atlas family of m... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on December 3, 2012 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
Today we are going to look at the Kingston SSDNow V+200 480 GB solid state drive. This is aimed at those users who require a high capacity solid state drive but don't want to pay a premium for... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Zardon on November 27, 2012 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
Two years ago a Solid State Drive was a pricy piece of hardware set aside for the elite, wealthy enthusiast user. This year has seen prices drop significantly, and the technology has finally made ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on November 22, 2012 under Channel, Memory, SSD Drives
You may have missed the breakthrough technology news by Everspin in recent weeks, so we thought we would take a quick look at the hardware. The company have created Spin Torque MRAM (Magnetic Rando... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on November 12, 2012 under SSD Drives
Even though solid state drives have come down significantly in price over the past year, cache drives are still quite popular with those who want to enjoy the performance gains an SSD has to offer... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on October 24, 2012 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
ADATA is targeting Intel Smart Response Technology users with its 24GB SP300 mSATA SSD. Can the SandForce SF-2141 controller and SATA 3Gb/s boundary-pushing speeds lure value-orientated and budg... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 18, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
It's like a tiny glimpse into the future. OCZ has been pushing out some very aggressive deals into the market on large scale SSD - and now the big boys are following. The latest game of price-based ki... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 17, 2012 under SSD Drives
While some of the big players in the market, like Kingston working with Overclockers and eBuyer, have peppered the £100 mark with some 240/256GB SSD deals, those have been for the older SATA II techn... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 8, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
While the overall price of SSD's have been falling for a good year now, the 'really crazy' deals have normally been on things like refurbished stock. News in from one of the UK's biggest resellers, sh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on September 11, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
We love to point out the bargain deals for all our tech hungry readers. ARIA are selling the OCZ Vertex 120GB Solid State Drive for only £42.95 which includes free delivery to the UK. If you wan... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on September 7, 2012 under SSD Drives
Are you still one of the handful of people who haven't adopted a Solid State drive yet? Well ARIA might have the solution, especially if the bank account isn't looking too healthy this weekend. They h... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Zardon on September 6, 2012 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
Today we are looking at the latest Solid State Drives from Corsair - the Neutron and Neutron GTX, in 240GB capacities. Both of these drives are using the latest Link A Media (LAMD) controller whic... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 30, 2012 under Channel, Hard Drives, SSD Drives
In a TV interview given in 2007, one of Western Digital's executives laughed at the idea of SSD taking over in the mass market. So convinced was he that future mass storage would involve spinning disk... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 30, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
One of the UK's oldest and most respected component resellers, Aria, has opened up a new deal for re-engineered Solid State Drives. While you can ponder if the whole concept is or isn't right for you,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on August 24, 2012 under Event, Memory, SSD Drives
The world of IT is very competitive. It's rare for any company, no matter how good, to dominate a market for years - but that's just what Kingston has done in the memory sector. In the wake of Gam... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on August 20, 2012 under SSD Drives
Last week we posted a story that Kingston were working with Ebuyer, dropping the price of their 256GB V200 to £104.99. Over the weekend this has dropped even further, to £99.99 inc vat. As we sai... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on August 17, 2012 under Channel, SSD Drives
Are you yet to adopt a shiny new Solid State Drive? Are the prices and small sizes still holding you back? There has never been a better time to pick up a new SSD, especially this weekend thanks to a ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on August 11, 2012 under Highlights, SSD Drives
The mSATA form factor is rising in popularity and more manufacturers are releasing high performance drives to target the growing audience. Today we are looking at the latest drive from ADATA, the ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 11, 2012 under SSD Drives
When KitGuru broke the news that Toshiba was cutting memory production in the quiet summer months to help firm up the price of SSDs etc, the affect was significant and immediate. Now that the initial ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Zardon on August 7, 2012 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
If you are in the market for a competitively priced high capacity Solid State drive, then today's product will be particularly interesting. It wasn't so long ago that we were waiting for Solid Sta... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on August 4, 2012 under General Tech, SSD Drives
We live in a price sensitive world, so when KitGuru noticed that Aria was offering 80GB and 240GB refurbished SSDs from Corsair, we decided to dig a little deeper and consider what actual value these ... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Zardon on July 31, 2012 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
Today we are looking at the latest Solid State Drive from ADATA ... the XPG SX910. This SX910 has native 6Gb/s support and ships with a 3.5 inch adapter and free migration software. The XPG SX910 ... more.
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