Archive for the ‘SSD Drives’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 24, 2014 under SSD Drives
The number of independent flash controller developers decreased in the recent years as large makers of solid-state drives as well as products featuring NAND flash memory acquired designers of controll... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 22, 2014 under SSD Drives
If you feel like SATA III SSDs are holding you back with their already sterling performance, then chances are you're considering picking up a PCIe SSD. Fortunately for you, there's now one more option... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 21, 2014 under Memory, SSD Drives
Toshiba Corp. and SanDisk Corp. will initiate volume production of 3D V-NAND flash memory only in 2016, three years after Samsung Electronics. The first samples of 3D V-NAND from the two companies wil... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 20, 2014 under SSD Drives
SanDisk Corp. said that it is on-track to ship NAND flash memory produced using 15nm fabrication process this quarter. The company will expand production using 15nm process technology in 2015. SanDisk... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 15, 2014 under SSD Drives
Last month, Samsung confirmed that its 840 EVO SSD suffers from a bug that cripples read speeds when old data is present on the drive. The company promised to fix the problem with updated firmware and... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 13, 2014 under SSD Drives
Although SandForce 3000-series controllers were officially introduced almost a year ago, it now looks like they will only emerge on the market in the first half of 2015. There is good news, though, on... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 9, 2014 under Memory, SSD Drives
Samsung Electronics on Thursday confirmed that it had begun mass production of triple-layer cell (TLC, or 3-bit-per-cell, 3bpc) three-dimensional vertical NAND (3D V-NAND) flash memory. The company wi... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 2, 2014 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
In the recent couple of years solid-state drives got significantly more affordable then they were four or five years ago. Still, they are considerably more expensive than hard disk drives on cost-per-... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on September 30, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Highlights V, PC, SSD Drives
When your gaming rig is so small that it won't hold 0.9 litres of liquid, then what are the chances that you can upgrade? Having taken us around the outside of his company's latest foray into the wor... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 26, 2014 under SSD Drives
Samsung Electronics said on Thursday that it has started to mass produce new NVMe PCIe solid-state drives based on 3D V-NAND flash memory. The new SSDs are designed for enterprise servers and feature ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 24, 2014 under SSD Drives
Over the last few weeks there has been numerous reports of a performance crippling bug found in Samsung's 840 Evo SSDs. Users over at Overclock.net found that when month... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 17, 2014 under SSD Drives
Micron Technology on Tuesday rolled-out its new line-up of solid-state drives for high-performance personal computers and other devices. The new drives feature reduced power consumption, improved writ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 10, 2014 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
Seagate Technology on Wednesday announced that it has shipped its 10 millionth solid-state hybrid drive. While the number is rather respectable, it just proves that hybrid drives that combine rotatin... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 10, 2014 under SSD Drives
It is not a secret that Samsung Electronics has plans to manufacture triple-level-cell (TLC) 3D V-NAND flash memory and even build solid-state drives on its base. What is surprising is that such memor... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Zardon on September 8, 2014 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
Today we look at the new Plextor M6 Pro 256GB Solid State Drive. This drive is their new flagship product shipping in a stunning looking rose gold aluminum chassis. Inside Plextor are using Toshiba A1... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on September 7, 2014 under Highlights, SSD Drives
APOTOP may not be the first company many would consider when in the market for a new Solid State Drive - however in the Far East they are a fairly well known maker of peripherals and electronic device... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on September 3, 2014 under SSD Drives
Seagate Technology on Tuesday said it has completed its acquisition of the assets of LSI’s accelerated solutions division (ASD) and flash components division (FCD) from Avago Technologies. The closi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 20, 2014 under SSD Drives
SanDisk On Tuesday introduced its first consumer solid-state drive that is based on triple-level-cell (TLC) NAND flash memory. The SanDisk Ultra II SSD promises to be very affordable, thanks to usage ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Lester Young on August 20, 2014 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
If you are one of those users who demands a massive primary drive in a system then today's review will be of interest. We look at the new Kingston V310 Solid State drive, which ships in a whopping 960... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on August 19, 2014 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
If you haven't upgraded your system yet to include a Solid State Drive, there has been no better time than the present. Recent months has seen a raft of new drives released to market at various price ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on August 18, 2014 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
Angelbird. Not the first name many would associate with SSD technology - however this Austrian company have earned a reputation in the high end sector dealing with design professionals, music producer... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 14, 2014 under SSD Drives
OCZ Storage Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba Corp., on Wednesday introduced its new entry-level family of solid-state drives. The Arc 100-series of SSDs feature the latest technologies,... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Zardon on August 13, 2014 under Highlights 2, SSD Drives
There is no doubt that the Solid State sector is booming this year, especially in the budget arena. Today we look at the latest budget oriented drive from OCZ - named the 'ARC 100'. This drive is focu... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 7, 2014 under SSD Drives
While Samsung Electronics is one of the leading suppliers of consumer-oriented solid state drives, the company is not really known for its enterprise-class offerings simply because its portfolio of su... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 6, 2014 under SSD Drives
Plextor has begun to ship its M6 Pro solid-state drives that come with performance-acceleration software and in many cases promise to significantly outperform competing SSDs with Serial ATA-6Gb/s in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2014 under SSD Drives
Apotop, the Taiwanese creator of peripherals and creative gadgets is entering the Solid State Drive market with its new range of S3C drives. All S3C Sata III drives come equipped with the SM2246 contr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on August 6, 2014 under Highlights V, SSD Drives
It’s not often that a new manufacturer comes into a mature market, but that’s what we’re seeing in the KitGuru Labs today. SK hynix, one of the world’s largest producers of memory chips, has d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 6, 2014 under SSD Drives
At the Flash Memory Summit trade-show that takes place in Santa Clara, California, this week Toshiba Corp. has showcased its first solid-state drive based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash memory.... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 5, 2014 under SSD Drives
Marvell this week introduced its new controller that will power next-generation ultra-high-performance solid-state drives with PCI Express 3.0 or SATA Express interfaces. The controller also supports ... more.
31 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 5, 2014 under SSD Drives
AMD has announced that it will release a series of Solid State Drives under the Radeon R7 brand, these new 'gaming focused' drives are due to arrive later this year and will come in 120GB, 240GB and ... more.
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