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Crucial m4 128GB SSD Review

Today the Crucial m4 128 GB SSD CT128M4SSD2 with the latest firmware 000F is tested at ocinside.de and is compared against the bigger Crucial m4 256 GB SSD and a lot of more SSDs from other manufacturers. We have also tested the SSD copy software and the USB-to-SATA cable from the Crucial CT128M4SSD2CCA data transfer kit in this review for copying a hard drive or SSD partial or complete to the SSD. In this review we also check if it … Continue reading Crucial m4 128GB SSD Review

Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD RAID Review

SSD too slow ? Today we test two 60GB SSDs in a RAID 0 array. Recently we tested one Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SATA3 SSD, which could not reach the top performance of the so far on ocinside.de tested SSDs. Now we will test two of these SSDs in RAID 0 at a SATA3 controller to compare the Solid State Drive Striping against the previously tested SSDs. Thanks for the support … Many thanks to Caseking.de for the … Continue reading Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD RAID Review

Crucial m4 256 GB SSD Firmware 000F Review

Most readers already know our review of the Crucial m4 SSD with the first firmware version, which we provided several months ago. In the meantime Crucial and Micron worked hard to publish some firmware updates for their m4/C400 series, which is at present available with a capacity of 64 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB, up to 512 GB. Today we have tested the latest Crucial SSD firmware more detailed, in order to evaluate the Crucial m4 SSD again with at … Continue reading Crucial m4 256 GB SSD Firmware 000F Review

Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD Review

Today, we have for review the Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SATA3 SSD. We already know the Sandforce SF-2281 controller inside of this MX-DS Fusion 60GB from some previously tested SSDs. Of course for our review we updated the MX-DS Fusion SSD to the most current firmware, then we tested it with some benchmark tools in AHCI and Legacy IDE mode at the SATA3 controller. Thanks for the support … Many thanks to Caseking.de for the support with the … Continue reading Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Fusion 60GB SSD Review

Samsung 470 Series 128GB MZ-5PA128 SSD Review

In this review at ocinside.de the Samsung 470 Series 128GB SSD is compared against some SSDs of ADATA, Crucial, Mach Extreme Technology and OCZ. Since it is a SATA II SSD, it surely will not be able to keep up with the top 6 Gb/s drives, but let us take a look at some benchmark results, to see what Samsung can get out of the 30nm memory in combination with their Samsung controller. Thanks for the support … Many thanks … Continue reading Samsung 470 Series 128GB MZ-5PA128 SSD Review

Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Turbo 120GB MXSSD3MDST-120G SSD Review

Mach Xtreme Technology shows with this MX-DS Turbo 120GB SATA III SSD, what SSDs can reach with the SF-2281 Controller. The brand-new SandForce SSD is tested with some benchmark tools in AHCI and Legacy IDE mode at SATA3 port and all values are compared to all SSDs tested at ocinside.de so far. We will see the strengths and the weaknesses of this SSD, which even received the Redaktion ocinside.de Overclocking Dream Award 09/2011 in this review. Thanks for the support … Continue reading Mach Xtreme Technology MX-DS Turbo 120GB MXSSD3MDST-120G SSD Review

ADATA S511 120GB AS511S3-120GM-C SATA3 SSD Review

ocinside.de tested a new SSD with SandForce SF-2281 controller, which should provide a very high performance. The brand-new ADATA S511 SATA3 SSD is available in capacities from 64GB to 480GB, whereby the capacity of 120GB is tested in this review. Thanks for the support … Many thanks to Caseking.de for the support with the ADATA S511 120GB 2.5″ SSD. The ADATA S511 120GB SATA3 2.5″ SSD AS511S3-120GM-C has at present a price of approx. 210 Euro (08/2011). The ADATA RealSSD … Continue reading ADATA S511 120GB AS511S3-120GM-C SATA3 SSD Review

Crucial m4 256GB CT256M4SSD2 SATA3 SSD Review

The Crucial m4 SSD is currently the fastest SSD from Crucial with Micron NAND, Marvell Controller and a capacity of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB up to 512GB. We have tested the Crucial m4 256GB and/or Micron RealSSD C400 256GB extensively. In all benchmarks we made a direct comparison on SATA3 port in IDE and AHCI mode and the test report will show a few surprises. Let us take a look, if the newest m4 or C400 SSD is at least … Continue reading Crucial m4 256GB CT256M4SSD2 SATA3 SSD Review

Mach Xtreme Technology MX-Nano 60GB 1.8-inch PATA 50-Pin SSD Review

How to make a notebook faster easily. Who is dissatisfied with the speed of the notebook or netbook, can increase the notebook performance easy and relatively inexpensive. When we like to get the notebook much faster, most of us immediately think about a RAM upgrade, buying a new CPU or overclocking the notebook CPU. Additionally, the installation of a fast SSD instead of the HDD increases the performance enormously. In this test report at www.ocinside.de we show that one can … Continue reading Mach Xtreme Technology MX-Nano 60GB 1.8-inch PATA 50-Pin SSD Review

Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB 1.8-inch SATA3 CTFDDAA064MAG-1G1 SSD Review

The Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB SSD is the first SSD in 1.8-inch size, tested at Redaktion ocinside.de. With this tiny, 5mm thin SATA3 SSD it is possible to upgrade a netbook, notebook, MP3 player, media player or also a conventional PC and Mac in order to reach an undreamed-of SSD performance. In today’s test report one can see several benchmarks compared with other 3.5-inch hard disk drives and 2.5-inch SSDs installed on the SATA2 and SATA3 port. Furthermore on visitor … Continue reading Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB 1.8-inch SATA3 CTFDDAA064MAG-1G1 SSD Review

Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA3 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 SSD Review

With the 256GB RealSSD C300 Crucial developed an enormously fast SATA3 SSD, which can clearly eclipse usual SATA2 Solid State Drives. In this test report, the Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA3 SSD was practically tested and benchmarked on a SATA3 interface and on a SATA2 controller. The Redaktion ocinside.de review will show, if the at present largest and fastest 256GB RealSSD from Crucial is a great choice. Thanks for the support … Many thanks for the support with the Crucial … Continue reading Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA3 CTFDDAC256MAG-1G1 SSD Review

OCZ Agility 128GB SATA2 OCZSSD2-1AGT120G SSD Review

Who like to upgrade or build a new PC, will think about buying an SSD, at least during the first purchase consideration. However in the price comparison one realizes that the price of a Solid State Drive is much higher than the price of a conventional Hard Disk Drive with the same capacity. Nevertheless, the prices of SSDs are getting lower, and who like to get an overclocked PC much faster, will already find some interesting drives in the lower … Continue reading OCZ Agility 128GB SATA2 OCZSSD2-1AGT120G SSD Review