Tag: SSD

Crucial BX200 240GB 2.5-inch SSD

I bought a Crucial BX 200 SSD, a 2.5-inch SSD, 240GB. I bought it from Amazon.ca in May 2016. I have not found time to post what I did on it. Now I would like to record it here for future reference.  My elder daughter, Grace use a  laptop which is almost five years old.

Crucial MX300 275GB SSD

I posted the test on my blog, but I have not recorded the purchasing.  When I traveled to San Francisco, I will visit a computer store, Central Computers at downtown San Francisco. It is near my parents-in-law’s house. Compare with the price in Canada, it is cheaper and less tax. Crucial MX300 275GB is the

Upgrade Curcial BX100 SSD Firmware

It is almost two years old of my Crucial BX100 256GB SSD. Now, I upgraded its firmware from MU01 to MU02. Then I did the benchmark test. The result is very clear that new firmware improve the performance. The original test I did in 2014 shown as below: AS SSD Benchmark test Result on Crucial

A new VPS service provider – Vultr

I  just ordered a new VPS from Vultr.com. It has All SSD. Maybe the lowest price per memory. Pay $0.007/hr, you get 768MB RAM, 3GHz CPU and 15GB storage. It is about $5/month. And more datacenters than other VPS service providers. There are 14 locations worldwide, right now. I did following test though Benchmark Serverbear.


My desktop PC motherboard just support up to SATA II. You know I have a SATA III SSD drive. I would like to see more improvement on speed. The specs of my PC: Mobo: MSI A55M-P33 CPU: AMD A8-3870K Memory: 8GB DDR3 SSD: Crucial MX100 256GB SSD Windows 7 64bit Ultimate SATA II is 3Gbits/s

Got a Crucial MX100 256GB SSD

I traveled to San Francisco last week. Crucial new SSD MX100, 256GB is a good deal, when I went into a computer store in downtown. The special price is $99.95 plus tax is $108.70. The original price on price tag is $109.95 in US dollar. In Canadian Computer Store, say NCIX, it is 119.99 after