Sapphire Edge VS8 (SSD) - Upgraded and Revisited

Sapphire Edge VS8 (SSD) - Upgraded and Revisited

7.0

We upgraded the earlier reviewed Sapphire Edge VS8 with a high-end SSD to investigate how much it can improve the system's performance or if the platform is still underpowered. Find out in our follow-up review of the this mini system and if it's worthwhile to do so.

Samsung SSD 840 Pro (256GB) - Here Comes Big Daddy

Samsung SSD 840 Pro (256GB) - Here Comes Big Daddy

8.0

The Samsung SSD 840 Pro arrives in our labs with big expectations. Widely acclaimed, we find out if it how it fares against some of the best SSDs we have tested.

Plextor M5M mSATA SSD (128GB) - Small Wonder

Plextor M5M mSATA SSD (128GB) - Small Wonder

8.0

Designed for use in Ultrabooks, the Plextor M5M mSATA SSD aims to provide the same kind of performance you would get from their flagship M5 Pro drive but in a smaller form factor.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD

How to Migrate your System to an SSD

In this special feature, whether you are using Windows or Mac, we show you how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.

SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD (256GB) - A Marvell Alternative

SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD (256GB) - A Marvell Alternative

6.0

SanDisk has just introduced a new mainstream SSD using Marvell's new SS889175 controller. We put it through its paces to find how it fares and if it can justify its high price.

The Great High-end SSD Shootout

The Great High-end SSD Shootout

SSDs are the latest must-have components for users who are serious about performance. And with prices hitting record lows, there's no better to snap one up than now. To help you pick the right one, we tested 10 of the most popular SSDs from the biggest names around.

SanDisk ReadyCache SSD - Your Hard Disk's Little Helper

SanDisk ReadyCache SSD - Your Hard Disk's Little Helper

8.5

The SanDisk ReadyCache SSD claims to improve boot up and application response times by 4 and 12 times respectively. We put it through a comprehensive test to see if it can really boost your system's overall performance.

OCZ Vector SSD (256GB) - A Challenger to Marvell & SandForce

OCZ Vector SSD (256GB) - A Challenger to Marvell & SandForce

8.0

The OCZ Vector is the company's newest flagship SSD and features a completely new and in-house developed controller, the Indilinx Barefoot 3, and firmware. We test it to see if it challenges the current crop of high-end Marvell and SandForce drives.

Transcend SSD320 (256GB) - A Mainstream SandForce Drive

Transcend SSD320 (256GB) - A Mainstream SandForce Drive

5.0

The Transcend SSD320 Series is the company's mainstream SSD lineup. Featuring the tried-and-test SandForce controller but slower asynchronous NAND memory, we take it for a spin to see how it performs.

OCZ Agility 4 (256GB) - Indilinx Goes Mainstream

OCZ Agility 4 (256GB) - Indilinx Goes Mainstream

7.0

After having refreshed their high-end Vertex line-up, OCZ has also renewed their mainstream with the Agility 4 series of SSDs. Like the Vertex, the new Agility drives are equipped with OCZ’s new Indilinx Everest 2 controller and are targeted at more budget-conscious users.

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