Visiting any of the former RAM companies these days usually results in the same result: lots of SSDs, with RAM still there in the background and maybe PSUs and some other accessories thrown in for good measure. ADATA is no exception, and like many they’re working on getting SSDs with LSI’s new SF-3700 controller out the door. From what I’ve heard, that won’t happen until June or later most likely, but performance is looking good – at least for the PCIe-based solutions. ADATA was showing maximum transfer rates of over 1800MB/s, though obviously there’s more to it than that, like random IO and worst-case response times. It appears tuning of the latter is a big part of what is holding back the launch, given...
The final kit in our current run of DDR3 on Intel reviews falls at the feet of a kit that blends a high rated speed with density. When...19 by Ian Cutress on 12/17/2013
For the next in our series of memory reviews on Haswell, we have another ADATA kit to test: this time a low voltage 2x8 GB kit featuring DDR3-1600 C9...35 by Ian Cutress on 12/6/2013
Memory has an odd part to play in the desktop ecosystem. There is plenty of it from many different manufacturers at various prices, speeds and benefits. Most...26 by Ian Cutress on 11/11/2013
SandForce sets aside more NAND capacity than most controllers for spare area. While Intel, Marvell, Samsung and others default to ~7% of total NAND capacity for spare area, SandForce...58 by Kristian Vättö on 6/8/2012
ADATA has released three new SSD lineups: XPG SX900, Premier Pro SP900, and Premier SP800. XPG is ADATA's high-end brand aimed at gamers and enthusiasts and SX900 is the...32 by Kristian Vättö on 2/25/2012