The Samsung 470 Series has been eclipsed by the Indilinx and Sandforce based SSDs, but TechSpot felt that the 256GB SSD deserved a full review. As it is the largest of the series, it should also represent the best that the S3C29RBB01-YK40 controller can do. As it turns out, there is quite a bit of power hidden in that brushed aluminium shell.
“Samsung is back in the SSD game with a new controller they have quietly sneaked out the door. Lo and behold Samsung started selling their new 470 Series SSDs in late August featuring capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB yet not much has been said about these drives.
Not meaning to spoil this one for you, for now we’ll tell you this quiet achiever came from nowhere to dominate our performance charts with stellar performance. So without further ado let’s check out this new drive in greater detail… “
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