Been researching PC case manufacturers. This website is so far the nuttiest (though I am only on letter G in my list), with power supplies pictured on top of a mountain and proclaimed, "As Extreme as Everest".
IBM's market capitalization today is $166b and AAPL's worth $170b. The order of the day is proprietary and with iPhone supremacy (100,000 apps!) it looks to become Microsoft. Here's a clip from 26 years ago with Steve Jobs as David and Big Blue as IBM. (Smaller res because image quality sucks.)
Meanwhile Aleutia produces PCs with no moving parts that run on solar and can last 5 years in rural Africa.
We've been using these SSDs from KingSpec in China for some time and that I'd put a benchmark.
Bonnie++ Benchmarks (all in MB/s):
Sequential Character Output: 8.266
Block Output: 36.078
Sequential Character Input: 11.174
Block Input: 121.445
Random Seeks Per Second: 2266