Archive for the ‘SSD Drives’ Category
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on June 27, 2016 under SSD Drives
Toshiba has gone ahead and quietly made a 1.6TB and a 3.2TB dual-port ZD6000 NVMe SSD available to OEMs, it was revealed this week after startup company, Apeiron certified them. There is also talk of ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 27, 2016 under Component, Highlights 2, SSD Drives
Plextor's M7V is the companies first to be based around TLC (triple level cell) NAND and is being offered as a more cost-effective solution to Plextor's existing MLC drive range. Plextor also claim ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 17, 2016 under Component, SSD Drives
PNY offer drive ranges to the consumer, business and enterprise sectors and have done so for quite some time. The latest drive range to market from the American company is the CS2211, and as part of t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 14, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
While the PCI-Express interface is currently the way forward for performance SSD drives, 3D NAND technology holds the key to SSD capacities never even dreamed of before; Samsung's 16TB PM1633a being t... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on June 10, 2016 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
When we last looked at an SSD from SK hynix it was from their consumer portfolio. This time around we are looking at a drive from the other part of their storage business in the shape of the SE3010, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 2, 2016 under Computex, SSD Drives
Backing up your content to somewhere else on your network is a smart plan, but keeping lots of local storage can get a bit hefty considering the size of your average hard drive. What then, if you used... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on May 24, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
The RD400 is the first Toshiba-OCZ branded SSD to hit the market and is also Toshiba's first NVMe PCIe consumer drive. The flagship 1TB model has another claim to fame as the first 1TB class NVMe M.2 ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 16, 2016 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
It has been quite some time since we first heard that Western Digital would be acquiring SanDisk but now, WD has officially completed its purchase following on from regulator approval last week. This ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 26, 2016 under Component, Highlights, SSD Drives
When thinking about which SSD to buy Transcend might not be the first name that springs to mind but they have been in the Flash storage game for many years. They have a range of SSD's for both consume... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Simon Crisp on April 13, 2016 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
SanDisk’s X400 is the successor to the X300/X300s series and is aimed at the corporate/mainstream market segments. It can be seen as an improved combination of both previous drives as it has the 256... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 31, 2016 under SSD Drives
Intel is launching a new line of SSDs today, the first from the company to feature 3D NAND chips. These super fast new drives were first announced last year, promising a new level of performance at ca... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 16, 2016 under SSD Drives
Today we are looking at the ADATA XPG SX930, a drive focused on gamers utilizing 'enterprise grade' MLC NAND. Past XPG-series products have performed very well but will th... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 8, 2016 under SSD Drives
Seagate has just announced what it says is the 'world's fastest' SSD, capable of 10Gbps throughput. Seagate's new drive is compliant with the Open Compute Project specification and makes use of the NV... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 3, 2016 under SSD Drives
Samsung has just launched the world's biggest SSD, packing in a massive 15TB of storage space into a 2.5-inch enclosure. The design was announced back in August last year but the 15TB drive is now act... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 23, 2016 under SSD Drives
Following on from its announcement back at CES in January, Samsung's tiny 2TB SSD known as the 'Samsung T3' is now available. The Samsung T3 SSD comes with some significant upgrades based on feedback ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 17, 2016 under SSD Drives
Toshiba has unveiled its 1TB SSD this week, built using 15nm cell lithography as well as TLC flash. The SG5 SSD comes in the form of a 2.5-inch drive as well as an M.2 drive, this is part of Toshiba's... more.
25 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 12, 2016 under SSD Drives
We have seen plenty of companies flock to the SSD market in recent years and now there is a new member joining the ranks- Sony is set to break into the SSD market with its own line of SATA based driv... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 10, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
With USB 3.1 and Type-C starting to become a bit more common, it is about time we start to see devices really take advantage of it. Today, we are taking a look at the SanDisk Extreme 900, a 480GB port... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on February 8, 2016 under Channel, SSD Drives
Mike Cumby, UK Country Manager for OCZ spoke with Leo Waldock of KitGuru about the SSD market in 2016. Hot on the heels of CES, OCZ has launched Trion 150 which is a 15nm die shrink of Trion 100. Mike... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on February 4, 2016 under Highlights, SSD Drives
Back at launch in July 2015 we reviewed the OCZ Trion 100 SSD's. These were the first OCZ drives to feature a Toshiba controller and A19 TLC NAND flash. Today we look at the latest iteration of the Tr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 21, 2016 under SSD Drives
If you're an online game streamer and want to get yourself some free hardware to help out, OCZ is looking to sponsor you. If you're willing to mention the name occasionally and wear the odd bit of OCZ... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 14, 2016 under SSD Drives
If you have been watching the SSD space for the last few years, you have probably noticed that prices have gone down and capacities have started going up. However, as always if you want to be on the a... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on January 4, 2016 under SSD Drives
Last year, Samsung revealed its first 1TB portable SSD known as the T1. However, technology has evolved since then and not only has Samsung come out with its first 2TB SSD in the 850 Evo line, but it ... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 27, 2015 under Event, SSD Drives
Having invented the solid state drive (SSD) in 1991, SanDisk doesn't mess around when it comes to innovation and the company has over 5,000 patents in play right now. Being the third largest flash mem... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on November 5, 2015 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
PNY are a company well known for their graphics cards, but today we take a look at one of their latest Solid State Drives - the CS2111 XLR8. The PNY CS2111 XLR8 ('accelerate'- get it?) is available in... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 3, 2015 under SSD Drives
In recent years, the prices of SSDs have come down significantly and we are now at a point where companies can launch affordable SSDs with speeds that will dwarf a traditional hard drive. This week, C... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 22, 2015 under SSD Drives
It looks like Intel wants to take on the flash memory market by spending over $3.5 billion converting one of its plants in China to create memory chips. The plan could take several years to carry out,... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 21, 2015 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Just after yesterday's news regarding Western Digital's talks to buy memory chip maker, SanDisk, the acquisition has been announced. WD will be taking over SanDisk for $19 billion, or $86.50 per share... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 20, 2015 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
It seems that Western Digital is in advanced talks with SanDisk regarding an acquisition. The two storage device makers could reach a deal pretty soon as well, with sources familiar with the matter c... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 15, 2015 under General Tech, SSD Drives
SK Hynix has announced plans to bring 36-layer 3D NAND flash chips to the market later this year, with plans to produce 48-layer 3D NAND Flash in place for some time next year. The South Korean based ... more.
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