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OCZ Vector 256GB SSD Review

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 it into the mainstream. As an all round performance drive, there has been little to match …

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Corsair Accelerator 30GB and 60GB SSD Review

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, without a large expense.  They can also be added to existing mechanical hard drive systems …

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ADATA Premier Pro SP300 24GB mSATA Cache Solid State Drive Review

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 budget-conscious consumers? With an increasingly widespread adoption of the emerging mSATA interface by motherboard and laptop companies, many SSD manufacturers have designed low-cost options that make …

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Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review

Today we are taking a look at the latest Solid State Drive from Kingston – the HyperX 3K 120GB which utilises the performance oriented Sandforce SF 2281 controller. There is no doubt about it, the market today is flooded with solid state drives. Prices are dropping all the time and …

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OCZ Vertex 4 512GB SSD Review

OCZ have been at the forefront of Solid State Technology now for some time, releasing a wide array of class leading drives to target every price point sector. Today we are looking at something very special however, the latest Vertex 4 drive, based around the new Indilinx Everest 2 Platform. …

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Intel 520 Series 240GB Solid State Drive Review

Today we are looking at the latest Solid State Drive from Intel – the 520 series, codenamed ‘Cherryville’. The drive is built around ‘compute quality’ 25 nanometer NAND flash memory and offers a claimed maximum sequential read speed of 550 MB/s. The Solid State Drive market has been extremely competitive …

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Corsair Performance Pro 256GB SSD Review

Corsair have a wide range of products now in the Solid State market, and they are adding the new ‘Performance Pro’ series which uses an updated Marvell controller. This controller has worked well before with incompressible data, so we have high hopes for overall performance today. Corsair list drive bandwidth …

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Samsung 830 Series 512GB SSD Review

2011 has certainly been the ‘Year Of The Solid State Drive’, with many manufacturers vying for sales in various, competitive sectors. Today we are looking at the new Samsung 830 Series 512GB SSD which embraces the SATA 6 Gb/s interface, claiming speeds up to 520 Mb/s read and 400 Mb/s …

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Patriot Pyro SE 240GB & Wildfire 240GB SSD Review

The Solid State sector has been thriving in 2011, with a plethora of low cost models available to suit the mainstream audience. The high end enthusiast sector is significantly more demanding, with manufacturers working around the clock to get the maximum performance from their latest drives. Today we are looking …

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Samsung 470 Series 256 GB SSD Review

Samsung are a major player in a very wide and varied number of fields … such as TVs and Smartphones.  But, behind the consumer brand, they produce a wide range of components including memory and, more recently, solid state drives. Today we are going to look at one of Samsung’s …

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Intel 320 Series 300 GB SSD Review

There has never been such a wide selection of solid state drives available on the market before from so many different manufacturers. This can make it confusing for some consumers, when it comes to deciding on a purchase. KitGuru spend a lot of time looking at the latest performance SSDs …

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