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Blistering transfer rates, fast boot times and lower power consumption – but more expensive that hard drives – SSD is becoming really popular. Make sure you choose wisely, read KitGuru’s opinion before you buy.

Western Digital launches WD Black PCIe SSDs

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Western Digital has been expanding into the SSD market throughout 2016 and it looks like the company wants to take things even further this year as this week, WD unveiled its first ever PCIe SSDs at CES, expanding the current lineup which already includes WD Green and WD Blue branded …

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Corsair’s Force MP500 is its fastest SSD ever

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Corsair is revamping its SSD line-up with its fastest SSD ever- the Force MP500. This is an enthusiast-grade M.2 drive that offers performance up to five times faster than traditional SATA 6Gbps SSDs by using an NVMe controller and a high-bandwidth PCIe Gen 3 M.2 2280 interface. In total this …

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Kingston DC400 480GB SSD Review

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Kingston’s DC400 series are the latest additions to the companies Enterprise range of SSDs and have been designed as entry level drives for data centers. The new drives have been built with read-intensive applications in mind for use in a mixed workload environments. The DC400 treads down a well-worn path …

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Western Digital launches Blue and Green series SSDs

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Western Digital has been well known for its hard drives for years now but this year, the company is stepping into the SSD arena. Following on from WD’s acquisition of SanDisk, the company has launched new Green and Blue series solid state drives in 2.5-inch and M.2 form. Blue and …

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Kingston SSDNow KC400 512GB SSD Review

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Kingston’s SSDNow KC400 family is part of the company’s business-oriented SSD product line which features end-to-end data path protection, technologies to protect data in the NAND and guard against read errors, as well as good endurance. The SSDNow KC400 uses a combination of an 8-channel Phison PS3110-S10 controller and 15nm …

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Samsung debuts new 960 Pro and 960 Evo NVMe SSDs

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Samsung has announced its new 960 Pro and 960 Evo NVMe SSDs, which offer high-end performance in small packages at capacities up to 2TB. As well as faster game load times, Samsung markets these drives as the perfect solution for those rendering 4K video, data analytics and simply transferring large …

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SSDs might overtake hard drives in laptops by 2018

These days, any system worth its salt should probably include an SSD, whether it be just for booting or general storage. However, when it comes to laptops, a lot of vendors do still use traditional hard drives for many cheaper models. However, that could change fairly soon, as market researchers …

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Crucial cans planned Ballistix TX3 NVMe SSD

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Crucial Micron has ditched plans to release a Ballistix TX3 NVMe SSD later this year, despite only announcing it back in June. Initially shown off alongside some new Ballistix DRAM at Computex, Crucial Micron has killed the idea altogether, leaving everyone wondering what Crucial’s plans for solid state storage are. No …

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Seagate one-ups Samsung with a 60TB SSD

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Just recently, Samsung’s massive 15.6TB SSD began selling at retailers for $10,000. The 15TB drive was impressive at the time, but now it looks like Seagate is stealing the limelight with the announcement of its 60TB SSD. Seagate showed off its massive SSD at the Flash Memory Summit this week, …

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The world’s largest SSD could be yours for $10,000

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Back in March, Samsung officially launched the world’s biggest SSD, packing in a massive 15TB of storage into a standard 2.5-inch enclosure. At the time, it was pointed out that this drive isn’t really aimed at consumers but since then, some retailers have started making the SSD available, it’ll cost …

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Samsung’s new 4TB 850 Evo SSD has arrived

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Samsung has been raising the bar when it comes to the amount of storage it can cram into its consumer SSDs. Last year the company began selling 2TB versions of its popular 850 Evo drive and now this year, the company has doubled up on storage again and will begin …

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