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Real Name
Allyn Malventano
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Storage Editor
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Florence, KY
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You can find Allyn on PC Perspective and a few other places:

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5 years 14 weeks

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Podcast #402 - GTX 1070 Review, i7-6950X Review, AMD Radeon RX480, Aftermarket GTX 1080’s, Tiny SSDs, Computex 2016, and more!

06/03/2016 - 11:11

PC Perspective Podcast #402 - 06/03/2016 Join us this week as we discuss the GTX 1070 Review, i7-6950X Review, AMD Radeon RX480, Aftermarket GTX 1080’s, Tiny SSDs, Computex 2016, and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still...

Samsung Crams Entire 512GB NVMe SSD Into Single BGA Chip Package

05/31/2016 - 15:38

Have you ever checked out one of those laptops with the soldered-on eMMC SSD, where the manufacturer was basically checking the 'SSD' box for forgetting the 'Performance' box entirely? What if I told you that it was possible to fit...

Teaser - GTX 1080's Tested in SLI - EVGA SC ACX 3.0

05/27/2016 - 14:58

...so the time where we manage to get multiple GTX 1080's in the office here would, of course, be when Ryan is on the other side of the planet. We are also missing some other semi-required items, like the new 'SLI HB 'bridge, but we should be...

Podcast #401 - Gigabyte X99P-SLI, RevoDrive is back, GPU Drivers, Computex, and more!

05/26/2016 - 17:53

PC Perspective Podcast #401 - 05/26/2016 Join us this week as we discuss the Gigabyte X99P-SLI, RevoDrive is back, GPU Drivers, Computex, and more! You can subscribe to us through iTunes and you can still access it directly through the RSS page HERE. The...

Toshiba OCZ RD400 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD Full Review - M.2 RevoDrive

05/24/2016 - 09:00

Introduction: The OCZ RevoDrive has been around for a good long while. We looked at the first ever RevoDrive back in 2010. It was a bold move for the time, as PCIe SSDs were both rare and very expensive at that time. OCZ's innovation was to...

Conclusion, Pricing, and Final Thoughts

05/24/2016 - 07:11

Conclusion PROS Good overall performance. First consumer M.2 available in 1TB capacity. Available with or without M.2 to PCIe adapter. CONS Latency Weighted Percentile revealed inconsistent latencies, especially at higher QD. Cost/GB is competitive,...

Latency Weighted Percentile - Comparisons

05/24/2016 - 06:34

This is the same data from the previous page, but this time, we are comparing all tested drives at a specified Queue Depth on each chart. I'm going to minimize writing between them so it is easier to scroll through and see the progression as QD...

Latency Weighted Percentile - Intro and Individual Results

05/24/2016 - 06:28

Intro

Random Performance - Iometer (IOPS/latency), YAPT (random)

05/24/2016 - 03:22

We are trying something different here. Folks tend to not like to click through pages and pages of benchmarks, so I'm going to weed out those that show little to no delta across different units (PCMark). I'm also going to group results...

Sequential Performance - HDTach, HDTune, File Copy, YAPT (sequential)

05/24/2016 - 03:12

We have shifted over to combining our results into two groupings for consumer reviews. First up is sequential performance: HDTach: