Items tagged with Degradation

We're not quite sure what to read into this, but Super Talent has quietly issued a firmware update that sounds an awful lot like the update Intel issued around this time last month. Surely you remember that, right? Essentially, Intel's otherwise fantastic X-25M and X-18M solid state drives were shown to degrade with time under very specific circumstances, though a fix issued by the company supposedly took care of that possibility.Today, Super Talent -- a notable SSD manufacturer -- has announced that its line of UltraDrive SSDs is now shipping with a revised firmware (version 1370), which "enables improved performance when used with Microsoft Windows 7." Furthermore, it has made the update freely... Read more...