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240GB SATA III SSD hits £129 on OcUK

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 technology. Old stock depleted, cluster bombs of SATA III product are now targeting the same area. …

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Kingston drops price bomb on 60GB

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, shows that the price of brand new drives has dropped further than anyone thought possible …

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Add an SSD from just £14.99 – check how

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, the fact is that some SSDs are getting sold for £14.99 with a manufacturer …

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Do 480GB SandForce SSDs leave you feeling unsatisfied?

Memory giant Corsair, made its name when it stumbled upon the idea that systems which can use 2 modules of memory (at the same time), would benefit if the memory itself was ‘twinned’ before sale. TwinX was born and Corsair sales went into overdrive. Now ADATA engineers claim to have …

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240GB OCZ SSD drops under £140

In the words of Michael Corleone, “Everytime we think we’ve found a way out – they pull us back in”. In the case, the gravity is being provided by SSD assassins OCZ working in ninja-like partnership with reseller Aria and OcUK. KitGuru pushes aside the more expensive deals from the …

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Can SSD prices get pounded any lower?

These days, watching heavyweight boxers in the ring is like watching children eyeing up chocolate bars. Almost nothing happens for ages, then a tiny bit of action and it’s all over. Back in the day, when Ali, Foreman, Norton, Frazier and co ruled the world – the action started when …

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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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FREE SearchStorage guide to SSD for Business

At KitGuru, when we see the latest and greatest in SSD technology we get a collective tingling in our loins and Zardon drifts off to a happy place where half a dozen of the new drives are strapped together in RAID 0 in order to make one of his benchmarks …

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Corsair release new 90GB and 180GB Force Series SSD’s

The Corsair Sandforce powered SSD’s have proved popular with the enthusiast community and rightly so – the performance of these drives is spectacular. Corsair are expanding the range by adding new 90GB and 180GB capacities which will probably be replacing the 80GB and 160GB models. Performance levels should be close …

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Iomega release USB 3.0 External SSD drives

Iomega have just announced a new series of USB 3.0 external Solid State Drives, ranging in size from 64gb to 256GB. These new drives are based around an external enclosure offering superfast USB 3.0 speeds while remaining compatible with the older USB 2.0 interface. USB 3.0 is clearly the way …

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Size of UK market for SSD in 2011 revealed

Not many things will increase the performance of an existing system as much as GPU, CPU and SSD. KitGuru spends a lot of time in the Lab looking at this kind of thing, so we know what we’re talking about. While every PC has some form of CPU and GPU, …

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64GB SSD: Can you live with it?

Through all the high-end performance testing with dual SSD drives in RAID formation, and the ultra-high capacity, ultra high-speed  drives like the 240GB OCZ Vertex 2 weighing in around £590, KitGuru wanted to know how a plain and simple 64GB Crucial drive could impact every day performance. You know, quality …

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540MB/sec transfer – move over Intel? @ Computex

Almost every floor at the Grand Hyatt in Taipei has secret rooms, packed full of technological goodies. With a blatant disregard for the state of our shoe-leather, KitGuru plodded each and every floor to find the very coolest info for our readers. Once you find a room, it’s not always …

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Mushkin announce new Sandforce powered SSD

Muskin, best known for their range of memory products have announced their entry into the thriving SSD marketplace with a new product called The Callisto. This series delivers impressive performance figures, which is no surprise as they use the SandForce SF-1200 controller. These drives are apparently able to achieve read …

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