Hard-drives on their way out
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Wednesday, 04 May 2016 13:31

Hard-drives on their way out


SSD is king


HDD shipments across the board for all HDD applications were down 12.3 per cent over the prior quarter, despite the fact that the average HDD capacities increased.

AMD releases new range of SSDs
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Wednesday, 04 May 2016 11:43

AMD releases new range of SSDs


Radeon-themed

AMD has released a new lineup of Radeon-themed SSDs, which it claims combines great value with good performance.

Thunderbolt SSD could be the next big thing
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:52

Thunderbolt SSD could be the next big thing


High capacity storage key to multi-media

As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.

Intel again demonstrates Optane SSD at IDF 2016 China
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Transferring files at up to 2GB/s

At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2016 in Shenzhen, China, Intel again demonstrated its new Intel Optane SSD technology, showing some real-life performance where it reaches transfer speeds of just under 2GB/s.

Intel releases super-fast SSDs
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Friday, 01 April 2016 11:52

Intel releases super-fast SSDs


3D NAND on board


Chipzilla has released its super-fast and high-capacity SSDs with 3D NAND chips.

Samsung also unveils value-oriented CM871a OEM SSD
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PM871a as well

Samsung unveiled quite a few new OEM-based SSDs at the Samsung 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, including new SATA-based 2.5-inch CM871a and PM871a value-oriented SSD based on the new MAIA controller.

Samsung PM971 is company's first BGA SSD
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Thursday, 24 March 2016 04:33

Samsung PM971 is company's first BGA SSD


Low-profile NVMe storage package using 1.8v power instead of 3.3v

During Samsung’s 2016 SSD Forum in Japan, the company took the wraps off its first ever ball-grid array (BGA) solid state disk for mobile devices, the PM971. 

Zotac's Sonix PCIe 480GB SSD to cost €349 in Europe
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Coming in by the end of March 

While Zotac has already announced its new Sonix PCIe 480GB SSD based on Phison controller, we still could not find it listed anywhere in Europe so we reached out to Zotac for a bit more information and it appears it will be coming by the end of March with a price set at around €349.

Samsung start shipping 15.36TB SSD for enterprise market
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2.5-inch form-factor and 12Gbps SAS interface

Samsung has now officially announced and started to ship its new Samsung PM1633a line of solid state drives for Enterprise Storage Systems, which includes the highest capacity SSD ever made by Samsung, the 15.35TB PM1366a model.

Zotac unveils new Sonix 480GB PCIe SSD
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Friday, 26 February 2016 15:28

Zotac unveils new Sonix 480GB PCIe SSD


Based on Phison E7 controller and Toshiba MLC NAND

Zotac has unveiled its first NVMe PCIe-based SSD that will be based on Phison E7 controller with Toshiba MLC NAND, the Zotac Sonix 480GB PCIe SSD.