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Velox V20

Silicon Power’s Velox V20 is a SATA II drive powered by Sandforce’s SF 1200 controller. It is available at five capacities namely 40 GB, 60 GB, 120 GB, 240 GB and 480 GB. Firmware and formatting reduces these advertised capacities. This drive can reach a sequential read speed of 285 MB/s and a sequential write […]

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Extreme E20

Silicon Power’s Extreme E20 series of SSDs are capable of reaching a maximum sequential read speed of 250 MB/s and a sequential write speed of 230 MB/s. The drive is available in capacities of 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The DRAM Cache present inside the Extreme E20 enables the drive to […]

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Velox V30

Silicon Power’s Velox V30 is the direct successor to the Velox V20. It is a 2.5 inch SATA III drive capable of reaching a sequential read speed of 550 MB/s as well as sequential write speed of 500 MB/s. Similarly, the maximum 4k random write is 85,000 IOPS. The Velox V30 is one of the […]

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Extreme E25

Silicon Power’s E25 series of SSD consists of SATA II drives in capacities of 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The maximum sequential read speed of this solid state drive is around 278 MB/s. A DDR2 DRAM cache is included to enhance the drive’s reading performance and lifespan. The E25 also supports TRIM commands […]

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Velox V70

The Velox V70 from Silicon Power is a SATA III 6 GBps solid state drive capable of reaching maximum sequential read and write speeds of 557 MB/s and 507 MB/s respectively. It joins the group of SSDs in SATA III connections that are powered by SandForce’s SF-2281 controller such as WildFire and Corsair’s Force Series […]

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S50

The S50 from Silicon Power is a SATA III 6 GBps drive capable of reaching maximum sequential speeds of 530 MB/s and 230 MB/s for read and write respectively. This solid state drive series includes four capacities, namely 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB. The S50’s form factor is said to be […]

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