Sunday, March 31, 2019

Best SSD from 2012 until Now

Information plays a tremendous role in operating a business. The crucial information in connection with clients, partners, finance and resources require confidentiality and security. A powerful storage device assist in keeping such data secure and safe. Here are some top SSDs introduced in 2012 until Now. Data storage and protection are major issues faced by various companies with this information-intensive world. Thus, here are a few of the greatest storage options given by the entire year 2012 until Today.

Intel SSD 520 Series 

This series includes the top SandForce-equipped SSDs that happen to be seen in the market industry today. It equips highly rated performance and excellent speed with Intel's trustworthiness of developing reliable SSDs. Although, it absolutely was launched at the start of 2012 and today is discontinued that have been declare on the official website, is still used being a yardstick for measuring superior SSDs.

Here are spesification of this device:

1. Series: 520 Series Cherryville
2. Device Type: Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
3. Capacity: 180GB
4. Memory Components: MLC
5. Interface: SATA III
6. Form Factor: 2.5"

SanDisk ReadyCache SSD 

Using a tiny usb flash drive to speed increase method is not really a new idea, but SanDisk ReadyCache SSD is easily the most option execution of the idea. It is easy-to-set-up and is also tested to further improve the device performance by greater than 25% while significantly decreasing the boot up and application start-up times loading. All these features at only a smaller price position the SSD in top players products of 2012.
Below spesification of this device:

1. ReadyCache is compatible with desktop PCs running Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating systems
2. Up to 12 times faster application response times / 4 times faster boot times
3. Read 480 MB/s, Write 115 MB/s, ideal for caching to boost performance
4. ExpressCache software by Condusiv Technologies for caching to increase performance
5. All the benefits of SSD at a fraction of the cost, no need to replace your hard drive

OCZ Vector SSD 

It is significant for several reasons one of these may be the brand-new Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller, the OCZ's in-house developed firmware and controller. The performance suggests a great deal of potential making the Vector a powerful contender of the greatest SSDs released in 2012.
It have spesification of this device:
1. Latest 19nm process geometry NAND for exceptional performance on consumer workstations, desktops, and laptops
2. Ultimate endurance, rated for an industry-leading 50GB/day of host writes for 5 years (typical client workloads)Sequential Read Speed1-550MB/s, Sequential Write Speed1-530MB/s, Random Read Speed - 90,000 IOPS, Random Write Speed - 95,000 IOPS
3. Proprietary Barefoot 3 controller technology delivers superior sustained speeds over the long term
4. Excels in both incompressible and compressible data types such as multimedia, encrypted data, .ZIP files and software
5. Advanced suite of NAND flash management to analyze and dynamically adapt as flash cells wear

Seagate GoFlex Satellite 

It is a unique portable hard disk drive which doubles up being a network bridge and media streamer. This drive can broadcast its very own Wi-Fi signal that really help users in the vicinity to gain access to files inside the drive. This is a personal and portable storage cloud allowing simple and fast sharing of media content with family. And this is little description about this device:
1. Carry your media library with you and wirelessly stream to your iPad
2. Syncs the media and documents on your PC or Mac, so that you can take your library with you on-the-go
3. Stream 3 different movies over Wi-Fi simultaneously to 3 iPads
4. Never worry about running out of storage capacity on your iPad or forgetting a file at home
5. Stream up to 5 hours of video on a single charge

Seagate Backup Plus


This is company's latest portable hard disk drive featuring revamped Seagate Dashboard application which will help in taking smooth backup of your respective data. This application could also automatically backup your photos from popular and big social media marketing sites for example Flickr and Facebook.
Below are description about this device:
1. External portable hard drive formatted for Windows out of the box
2. Drag-and-drop file saving
3. USB 3.0 powered
4. For Mac compatibility this hard drive requires reformatting. Reformatting the drive will erase all content unless it is backed up to another drive. Refer to the Application Guide for guidance on this process

Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB 

Western Digital had released an latest version of these admirable VelociRaptor hard disk drive in 2012. For the first time, a 1TB version, which can be faster compared to the previous one since it is designed with larger cache (64MB) as well as an updated controller.
This device has several description such as:
1. Ultra fast - Designed around a 10,000 RPM spin speed, these SATA 6 Gb/s drives include a 64 MB cache and deliver the ultimate performance for photo and video editing
2. Rock-solid reliability - With 1.4 million hours MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure), these drives have the highest available reliability rating on a high capacity SATA drive
3. High capacity - State-of-the-art technology delivers a balance of high performance and high capacity perfect for data-intensive workloads that require large amounts of storage such as video editing, 3D rendering and scientific modeling
4. 1 TB capacity holds up to 200,000 digital photos, 250,000 MP3 files, and 120 hours of HD video
5. 5 year limited warranty
6. Capacity: 1 TB
7. Rotational Speed: 10000rpm

Western Digital My Book VelociRaptor Duo 

The best external hard disk drive for Mac users providing speedy performance featuring the most up-to-date Thunderbolt interface. It also packs two VelociRaptor drivers arranged in a very RAID array that could be configured to RAID 0 for ultimate performance or RAID 1 for data protection.Below are description about this device:

1. Dramatic performance with WD VelociRaptor 10,000 RPM drives
2. Data protection with RAID
3. Daisy chain flexibility with two Thunderbolt ports


  1. This is a great comparison and review. I am actually an avid user of Sandisk.

  2. I have used Sandisk forever but never new any of this! Thank you for sharing

  3. Oo great comparison, thanks for putting this together!

  4. I'd be lying if I said I knew exactly what you're talking about, but it's useful for sure.

  5. I love it when someone else does the hard work of research for me! Thank you for the great info! It was just what I was looking for!

  6. woo woo wooo.. I always go for Sandisk. Thanks for sharing :)

  7. In my experience, Sandisk and segate are quite good. I have heard Western also works well.

  8. Very nice article. I certainly appreciate this website. Thanks!

  9. I am not a tech savvy person, learnt a lot here & thanks for sharing this
    cheers, siennylovesdrawing

  10. Very thorough review! I liked the colors. 1 TBB is more than enough isn't it..

  11. I am one who has also used Sandisk and had never considered using anything else until now! Your review has been very helpful.