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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.

TeamGroup announces T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440 SSD

TeamGroup has released its latest SSD, the T-FORCE CARDEA Ceramic C440, offering sequential read/write speeds that reach as high as 5,000/4,400 MB/s. The new CARDEA Ceramic C440 SSDs from TeamGroup come with either 1TB or 2TB capacities. The “Ceramic” part of the product’s name stems from the SSD being built …

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Lexar intros the SL200 portable SSD

Lexar has announced a new portable SSD, the SL200. Weighing in at just 40g, this external SSD features read speeds up to 550MB/s read and write speeds up to 400MB/s. SL200 from Lexar comes with either 512 GB, 1 TB or 2 TB storage capacity and uses a USB 3.1 …

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KIOXIA launches industry’s first 24G SAS SSDs

This week, Kioxia became the first company to launch 24G SAS SSDs for servers and storage applications – consisting of the company’s 6th gen enterprise SAS SSD family. 24G SAS is expected to double the data throughput compared to its predecessor. The 24G SAS technology was first demonstrated at the Flash …

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YMTC set to enter the SSD market this year

The Chinese-based memory manufacturer, YMTC, is expected move into the SSD market in Q3 2020. The company is reported to have started mass-producing 64-layer 3D NAND that will be used in the upcoming SSDs. Yangtze Memory Technologies, also known as YMTC, was founded in Wuhan, China in July 2016 – …

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Micron launch new PCIe NVMe client SSDs

Micron has announced the launch of a new client solid-state drive series that claims to bring NVMe performance to client applications and improve battery life in laptops, as well as increasing productivity performance in workstation systems. The new Micron 2300 SSD series is equipped with the power and density needed …

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ADATA debuts new Falcon NVMe SSD

ADATA has launched a new M.2 SSD drive. The Falcon SSD is capable of reaching sustained read/write speeds of up to 3100 and 1500MB/s respectively, using a PCIe Gen3 x4 interface that complies with the NVMe 1.3 standard. This new solid state drive from ADARA uses the M.2 2280 form …

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Adata announces its new Ultimate SU720 SSD

Adata has just announced its latest SSD, the Ultimate SU720. Featuring 3D NAND memory and intelligent SLC caching, Adata claims the Ultimate SU720 SSD is the “ideal offering” for anyone in search of an SSD upgrade. Reaching sequential read/write speeds of up to 520/450MB and 4K random read/write IOPS of up to 50K/65K, …

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Kingston announces the KC2500 NVMe PCIe SSD

Kingston has announced its latest NVMe PCIe SSD. The KC2500 is a next-gen M.2 SSD for desktops, workstations and HPC systems that uses 96-layer 3D TLC NAND memory modules and the “latest Gen 3.0 x4 controller”. With sequential read speeds as high as 3500MBps, and sequential write speeds reaching up to 2900MBps, the …

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Kingston tops list for channel SSD shipments

Analyst research companies Forward Insights and TRENDFOCUS have released their market share data for 2019, with the former company ranking Kingston ahead of both Samsung and Western Digital in terms of channel SSD shipments. Forward Insights ranked several SSD manufacturers by marketshare, looking at worldwide channel SSD shipments. Kingston was ranked in first place, …

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