News for 2011-01-19

Internet News

* Legit Reviews starts a 3 month real world test of the Samsung 470 SSD (one review today multiple follow up reviews to come)

* TweakTown USA SSD - The State of Solid State in 2011
    - Kingston will add sandforce drives to their lineup in 2011.
    - Team Marvell will have a roughly 3 month lead on team Sandforce in market availability in 2011.
    - LiteOn will make Marvell based SSDs in 2011 that will be sold under labels of ADATA, Plextor, Corsair, Patriot, and possibly others?
    - 2011 Marvell controller will feature "aggressive garbage collection"
    - Intel G3 drives won't benchmark well compared to 6Gb/s drives but real world performance will shine.
    - Will 2010 sandforce drives become budget drives in 2011? The same could be asked about C300 and Intel G2.

* Phoronix: Intel's Linux Sandy Bridge Graphics Still Troubling

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