Archive for the ‘SSD Drives’ Category
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.
3 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 13, 2015 under Cooling, SSD Drives
PCIe SSDs offer plenty of advantages in terms of speed and storage over traditional SATA offerings. However, they can look a little out-of-place if you've spent a lot of time and effort in to a custom... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on October 8, 2015 under Hard Drives, SSD Drives
It looks like SanDisk and Toshiba could both be targets of a take over by the Chinese state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, according to industry sources. SanDisk and Toshiba currently jointly create NAND fl... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on October 8, 2015 under Highlights, SSD Drives
SK Hynix have been actively targeting the SSD market in 2015 and their new models hit our labs in recent weeks. Their new SL301 Canvas Solid State Drive is built on the 16nm process and promises very ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 3, 2015 under SSD Drives
Micron Technology on Friday acquired Tidal Systems, a promising startup, which develops controllers for solid-state drives. With the acquisition of Tidal Systems, Micron will no longer have to rely on... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 3, 2015 under Memory, SSD Drives
Micron Technology plans to finally start shipments of consumer solid-state drives based on triple-level cell (TLC) NAND flash in the ongoing quarter, the company revealed this week. SSDs featuring TLC... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 1, 2015 under Hard Drives, Memory, SSD Drives
Samsung Electronics predicts that the NAND flash industry will triple output of non-volatile memory over the next five years and will produce whopping 253 exabytes of NAND in 2020. Although the increa... more.
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