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  1. Skyguy

    Kingston HyperX 3K RAID 0

    Today we have another review with the Kingston HyperX 3K SSD, but instead of just one drive, today we're going with two in RAID 0. We're speed junkies just as much as the next person, so seeing a pair of these SandForce-based drives should really induce some drool-worthy performance. Click...
  2. Skyguy

    Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB

    The Kingston HyperX 3K sports the latest SandForce SF-2281 controller, so we know it will be fast. But it also comes with an accessory package second to none. Let's take a look at this speed SSD. Click Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB for the full review.
  3. Skyguy

    VisionTek GoDrive 120GB

    For those who still crave performance but don't have the loftier budgets to always satisfy those wants, can the VisionTek GoDrive stand up as a solid contender and alternative? Let's get to it and find out. Click VisionTek GoDrive 120GB for the full review.
  4. Skyguy

    SanDisk Extreme 240GB RAID 0

    The SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA III is a blazing fast drive with new 24nm Toggle NAND and has been breaking records all over the place. We have two of these cutting edge drives on the bench today running in RAID 0 for your pleasure. Expect amazing numbers? Read on. Click SanDisk...
  5. Skyguy

    SanDisk Extreme 240GB SATA III

    The SanDisk Extreme 240GB SSD comes with a larger capacity on the SandForce controller. Is it faster with the new firmware and NAND configuration? Well, we will save the suspense and start off by telling you this is the fastest SATA III drive we have tested to date. Click...
  6. Skyguy

    Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 RAID 0

    As we saw recently in our Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 single drive review, this SandForce drive performed admirably. But what happens when we pair up two in RAID 0? Strap in, you're about to see some serious speed. Click http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1452.html for the full review.
  7. Skyguy

    Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 120GB

    Today we will be taking a close look at a cost effective drive offering from Kingston, the SSDNow V+200 120GB SATA III drive. The Primary reason for the lower cost is Kingston’s choice of asynchronous (Async) NAND flash memory. Click http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1449.html for the...
  8. Skyguy

    OWC Mercury Electra 240GB

    The OWC Mercury Electra 6G SSD is available in 60, 120, 240 and 480GB capacities. Specifications list the 240GB as having 556MB/s read and 523MB/s write with 60,000 IOPS at 4k random write aligned disk access. Sounds great, let's check it out. Click...
  9. Skyguy

    ADATA S510 120GB Solid State Drive

    We're looking at the cost effective drive offering from ADATA, the S510 120GB SATA III drive. Currently retailing for about $160, the primary reason for the lower cost is ADATA’s choice of asynchronous (Async) NAND flash memory. But what about performance? Let's find out. Click...
  10. Skyguy

    Patriot Pyro SE 240GB SATA 3

    The Pyro SE is Patriot's mid-range SSD, bringing SandForce innards to those who want a respectable price tag but don't want to compromise on performance. Click http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1408.html for the full review.
  11. Bill Gates

    Lsi buys sandforce for 322 million

    MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SandForce, Inc., the leading provider of flash storage processors for enterprise and client flash solutions and solid state drives (SSDs). Under...
  12. Skyguy

    OCZ Revo 3 X2 240GB

    OCZ is well known for their SSD innovations, and their newest the Revo Drive 3 X3 240GB PCIe drive looks to be another in a long line of ground breaking innovations. Wielding a total of four (that’s right, four) new SandForce 2281 controllers and a new OCZ proprietary VCA 2.0 (Virtualized...
  13. Skyguy

    Kingston HyperX 240GB SSD

    The HyperX is the latest solid state drive from Kingston, using the name that made them famous from their vaunted memory products. It seems that Kingston is moving ahead in the game, away from the SSDNow moniker. This is fitting, as the HyperX drive sports the latest SandForce controller and...
  14. Skyguy

    OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 6G

    The Mercury Extreme Pro 6G is their latest incarnation of the vaunted Mercury Extreme SSD, sporting the new SandForce controller and promising big performance increases to what was already an impressive product in its predecessor. Click HERE for the full review.
  15. Skyguy

    OCZ Vertex 3 MAX IOPS

    We've seen SandForce-based solid state drives become very popular over the last while as prices have continued to drop and consumers are taking notice of the impressive overall system boost that these SSDs can offer. But for those who may want something just a bit more under the hood, today we...
  16. Skyguy

    OCZ Vertex 3 240GB

    OCZ is known for their SSD innovations, and the Vertex 3 looks to be another in a long line, sporting the new SandForce controller and promising big performance increases to what was already an impressive product in the Vertex 2 predecessor. Today we've got the Vertex 3 in a 240GB capacity. Big...
  17. Skyguy

    OCZ Revo X2 240GB

    OCZ is known for their SSD innovations, and the Revo X2 looks to be another in a long line, and the immediate successor to the original Revo, taking what was already a very fast drive and now putting it on nitrous. The Revo X2 acts like a bootable drive but looks like a card since it plugs...
  18. Skyguy

    Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 120GB

    Today we're looking at another SandForce SSD, the Mushkin Callisto Deluxe 120GB. The Callisto Deluxe looks to offer the same killer performance as its competitors, but more importantly it comes with an extremely impressive price tag at only $269. Frankly, we're shocked at such an amazing...
  19. Skyguy

    G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB

    The new SandForce drives offer killer performance, even leaving the Indilinx drives in the dust. Normally such performance boosts come with a very hefty premium, but that's not happening for the most part, but especially with the G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB. We have a drive here that is crazy fast...
  20. Skyguy

    OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB SSD

    Recently the SandForce-based SSDs have been making waves with their killer performance numbers, and today we're looking at a horse of a different colour, so to speak. The OWC Mercury Extreme Pro 120GB SSD certainly does come in a unique colour, but under the hood it packs the same horsepower...
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