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HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives

HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives for High-Performance You can never have enough performance in enterprise applications. To meet that need, HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives. These are currently the fastest enterprise-class, multi-level cell (MLC) SAS SSD family of drives. (Ultrastar SSD800MH, Ultrastar SSD800MM and Ultrastar SSD1000MR). These HGST drives are the first to double today’s SAS interface speed and utilize the 12G/s interface standard. These are designed for the

(SSD) Solid State Drive Specifications Of Interest

(SSD) Solid State Drive Specifications   Everyone seems to be making SSD drives these days. Not all SSD’s are created equal. Just with a rotational hard drive there are ways to measure and evaluate that SSD before you hand over the cash! IOPS When it comes to SSD performance, you should compare (IOPS) Input/Output Operations Per Second. IOPS is a estimated measure of how fast the SSD can read and write

Things to Consider When Buying An SSD

Things to Consider When Buying An SSD In the early days of the SSD Drives, there were issues with reliability and longevity. Most of these problems have been adequately addressed by the manufacturers, but there are things you  to consider before buying an SSD. [fac_icon icon=”check-square” color=”#00449e”] COST SSD prices have decreased dramatically in the last two years. Today SSD drives are very affordable as you can see below. Today you

Next Generation Form Factor – M.2

Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) – M.2 As detailed on Wikipedia, M.2, formerly known as the Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF), is a specification for internally mounted computer expansion cards and associated connectors. It replaces the mSATA standard, which uses the PCI Express Mini Card physical layout. M.2’s more flexible physical specification that allows different module widths and lengths, together with more advanced features, makes the M.2 more suitable for

Two Steps For Your SSD Drive

Firmware and Power Settings for Your SSD Drive I think we all agree that, for now at least, SSD drives are the future of personal computing storage. If the primary drive of your PC is not running on an SSD, make plans to upgrade your system. The cost per Gigabyte are coming down and the performance increase and power saving for portable computing is significant. New SSD Drives appearing on the