Sandforce keeps spreading, check out the EDGE Boost Pro
Subject: Storage | September 30, 2011 - 12:23 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: SF-2281 controller, sata 6Gbs, EDGE Boost Pro
While you certainly have a wide variety of choice when choosing the manufacturer of your next SSD purchase, the internals will likely be identical. If you want the fastest SATA 6GB/s SSD you can get then it will be a Sandforce controller handling the data transfer, likely the new SF-2281. EDGE Tech won't be the first manufacturer you think of but don't let the lack of name recognition turn you off, especially if you are going to be transferring data and software installations as they sell an upgrade kit to make the process even easier. Benchmark Reviews takes you through the speed and security features of this SSD, especially favouring the three year warranty.
"EDGE Tech Corporation has been a manufacturer of peripheral computer hardware for two decades, but only recently have they offered enthusiast storage solutions. New for 2011, the EDGE Boost Pro SSD offers SATA 6GB/s transfer speeds using the latest second-generation SandForce SF-2200 solid state controller technology. EDGE Tech specifies the Boost Pro SSD as capable of 550 MB/s read speeds and 85,000 IOPS write operations. In this article, Benchmark Reviews test the EDGE Boost Pro SSD against the leading competitors and we find out just how much speed and performance this new solid state drive offers."
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- OCZ Z-Drive R4 CM88 (1.6TB PCIe SSD) @ AnandTech
- Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid Drive Review @ eTeknix
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- Synology USB Station 2 Review @ Tech-Reviews
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