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ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

7.5

OCZ has just released the first SSD under its new leadership of Toshiba - the Vertex 460. With flash memory giant Toshiba giving backing and support, we gave the drive a spin to get a taste of things to come.

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

When Samsung launched its mainstream SSD 840 EVO last year, it also introduced a new caching technology called RAPID mode and it has now included this technology for its flagship SSD 840 Pro drive. We take a closer look to find out how and if it really works.

Crucial M500 vs. Samsung SSD 840 EVO - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs

Crucial M500 vs. Samsung SSD 840 EVO - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs

The Crucial M500 and Samsung SSD 840 Evo are two of the most popular mainstream SSDs in the market now, but more than just a battle between two popular SSDs, it is also a battle of ideologies. Find out why and who will emerge victorious in our review.

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

Around this time last year, we brought to you our first ever high-end SSD shootout which pitted the latest and greatest SSDs that were in the market against each other. This year, we've refreshed the shootout with several high profile candidates from Samsung, Plextor, Corsair, OCZ and more doing battle. Find out who emerged victorious!

Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive - Don't Call It a Hybrid (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive - Don't Call It a Hybrid (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

8.0
Most Innovative Product

Targeted at notebook users, the WD Black2 combines an SSD and HDD in a single 2.5-inch form factor, making upgrades a breeze. We take a look at this revolutionary drive to see if it is the future of storage.

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Upgrade Your Playstation 4 to Run Five Times Faster (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

If you've just picked up Sony's new Playstation 4 console, you'll soon discover that it has one piece of hardware that can severely bottleneck your performance. We show you how to replace and upgrade it to eliminate in-game stuttering and to make your boot up, install and load times up to five times faster!

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

Top 10 Most-Loved Features of 2013

It's the end of the year - which features did our readers love the most in 2013? Click in to find out.

SanDisk Extreme II SSD (240GB) - Goodbye SandForce, Hello Marvell

SanDisk Extreme II SSD (240GB) - Goodbye SandForce, Hello Marvell

8.0

SanDisk's new Extreme II SSD ditches SandForce's SF-2281 controller for Marvell's 88SS9187 controller, and features SanDisk's own nCache technology. We check it out to see if it breaks new ground for high-end SSDs.

OCZ Vertex 450 (256GB) - Vector Jr. Arrives

OCZ Vertex 450 (256GB) - Vector Jr. Arrives

7.5

With the Vertex 450, OCZ is slowly but surely transitioning its product offerings to using its new in-house developed Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller. How does this new SSD fare? We find out.

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