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ADATA Premier SP610 256GB SATA Solid State Drive Review

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ADATA has recently, they launched their latest SSD featuring a new controller. As part of their Premier series, this new controller helps ADATA service customers who need bang for buck performance, positioned just below their Premier Pro line. The Premier series gets a new model dubbed the SP610, which comes in a range of sizes. The SP610 sports a new …

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB SATA SSD Reviewed

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Not too long ago, it seemed like SSD pricing would never reach mass market affordable levels. Now we’re finally seeing SSD prices below 50 cents a GB, making it a great time to buy. 240GB SSDs seem to be the sweet spot for many builds, and can be found for under $120 US. For those looking for larger dries, even …

Corsair Flash Voyager GTX Shows Everyone How to Do SSD Thumb Drives Right


We have all had our fair share of disappointment in thumb drives over the years, including shoddy construction, low performance, durability issues, and gimmicky software. The one thing that has stayed true is the Corsair Flash Voyager used in all my reviews for USB 2.0 testing. But it is time for a replacement and the Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB …

SSD Prices Are About to Plummet, Get Out Your Credit Cards


Have you been thinking about upgrading your system to include an SSD or three? You just might need to pull the trigger soon, because it sounds like SSD prices are about to get a heck of a lot more competitive. Are you ready for a deal you can’t refuse?

The word that’s making it’s way around the Internet is that …

LaCie Injects New Life into Iconic Portable Drive


LaCie is one of the best known brands when it comes to external/portable drives. One of their best known products is the Rugged Drive which boasted being dust, shock, and water resistance. This year, Seagate has upgraded the Lacie Rugged Drive with all new internal components to make it faster and more durable than ever before.

The new Rugged Drive …

COMPUTEX 2014 – OCZ Wants to Fill Your PCIe Slot with SSD Storage


Ever since the Toshiba take over of OCZ, the company formally know for RAM and storage solutions has been making a surge back into the market with their many SSD products. This year’s COMPUTEX show is another step in their re-entry, with their booth both showing off their entire line of current products and facilitating the announcement of some new …

Corsair Forces Move to SSD with New Budget-Minded Series LX


This is the year of the SSD, or at least that is how things are shaping up. We have always talked about what was the threshold of when the SSD would make mechanical HDD obsolete. The answer is we will never reach that point as long as HDD continues to increase its capacity for storage; however, we have reached that …

Pre-COMPUTEX 2014 – ADATA Showing All Kinds of Goodies


It is close to that time of the year again. There are a lot of tech conventions and shows, but Computex is the only real exhibition. This year at Computex 2014, ADATA is bringing their whole lineup of upcoming products to show off and to show up other brands. What do you have to look forward to?

This year, ADATA …

OCZ RevoDrive 350 for Workstations and High Performance Gaming


If you are like us here at Futurelooks, you spend a decent amount of time playing video games. The one thing we all can agree on hating about video games is load times. Loading the game during initial startup, loading a new level, loading the game world when go through a door… it’s all so frustrating. Well, the new OCZ …

New ADATA SP920 SSD Lineup Priced to Change the Game


I recently help a good friend with their first DIY PC build on a budget. To keep a long story short, it was the first time in nearly 4 years I loaded a AAA title from a mechanical HDD and the load time was painful. I did not realize I had been so spoiled until now. Obviously, the solution to …