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Mushkin MKNSSDCT100GB Catalyst

Mushkin MKNSSDCT100GB Catalyst
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Sep, 2014

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Great cache SSD

 

I'm only seeing about 275 MBps read and write speed, but it looks like my SATA-II controller is the bottleneck, not the drive itself. It's still easily 3x faster than the 1 TB Seagate Baracuda it's caching. I didn't want to sink a ton of money into my...

It does exactly what it says it does: cache your primary hard drive at SSD speed ; Install it and forget it ; Games load in 1/3 the time ; Programs launch as fast as you can click on them ; It caches writes, not just reads ; Way cheaper than a 1 or 2...

No major cons, but a few nitpicky details ; For some reason everything but my boot and shutdown times seems faster. That's not really a con for me, though, because I never shut down unless I have to ; The Dataplex software has absolutely no user...

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Dataplex software has "Limitations" you should know about

 

Here are the "limitations" as found at Nvelo's web site, on a page (http://www.nvelo.com/dataplex-download/mushkin/Limitations.php) that is merely hyperlinked on a page prior to download and not even explicitly displayed to someone downloading the...

inexpensive ; promises moderate gain in storage performance without ; the extra cost or installation hassle of a typical SSD ; Mushkin products generally good quality, reliable

Bundled Nvelo Dataplex software that is really the whole point of the product has some showstopping "limitations" that Nvelo seems to be trying pretty hard to keep under wraps. It's incompatible with any motherboard that uses nVidia chipsets, most...

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