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A-Data 2.5 inch S596 Series SATA300

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By TechRadar on 80

Being an early adopter of new technology can mean getting your fingers burned. So it was for the buyers of early solid state drives (SSDs) based on JMicron flash memory controllers. Their digits were scalded to the third degree.The problem was...

By Bit-tech.net on 70

We didn't expect the ADATA S596 Turbo to break any records, but it was surprisingly fast in the AS SSD tests, where SandForce's DuraWrite compression technology isn't a factor, even if the drive didn't handle the compressible data of...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

The A-Data S596 is built around a JMicron controller and is outfitted with 128MB of cache. Performance was in line with WD’s offering, but its warranty is only two years. But with a sub-$300 price tag, handy built-in features, and a firmware update on...

By Legit Reviews on

The ADATA S596 is a very capable SSD and one of the better performing JMicron drives we've tested. Having the flexibility of accessing data via the USB 2.0 interface gives it an edge over drives missing this feature....

By Motherboards.org on

For those wanting the fastest SSD drive on the planet, well the A-DATA has decent performance solidly scoring near on par with some of the other drives I have tested. The A-DATA S596 drive does have the distinction of the ability to run using a USB...

By Bit-tech.net on

While we’re not quite able to give the JMicron 612 a fully clean bill of health at this pre-release stage, there are nevertheless a lot of positives to take from our first experience with JMicron’s new drive controller in the Adata S596....

International Review By PCMweb on 90

Adata zet met de S596 een interessante ssd in de markt. De drive scoort goed en heeft tevens een gunstige prijs per GB. Wat betreft prijs/kwaliteit heeft Adata het dus prima voor...

International Review By Le comptoir du hardware on

L'Adata S596 est un SSD que nous n'attendions pas, en tous cas sans impatience puisqu'il annonçait clairement la couleur : l'utilisation d'un contôleur JMicron. Certes il s'agit du tout dernier JMF612, reste que le...

International Review By PCWorld France on

Enfin un nouveau contrôleur sur le marché des SSD ! En effet, voici le test d'un SSD A-Data S596 doté du nouveau contrôleur JMicron, le JMF612. Sa tâche est difficile étant donné qu'il doit faire oublier le...