Micron announces its first client 1100 and 2100 SSDs
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Coming in PCIe/NVMEe, SATA and M.2 and 2.5-inch form-factors

Micron has announced its first client- and OEM-oriented solid-state drives based on 3D NAND, the Micron 1100 and Micron 2100 series.

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD
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Wednesday, 01 June 2016 12:04

Samsung makes postage stamp-sized Flash SSD


Up to 512GB of NAND flash


Samsung has begun mass producing a new SSD which is smaller than a postage stamp.

Samsung adds 500GB model to the 750 EVO SSD lineup
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Priced at US $149.99

Samsung has added a new 500GB model to its budget-oriented 750 EVO SSD lineup, which comes with Samsung's MGX controller and is based on 16nm TLC NAND.

Toshiba launches OCZ RD400 NVMe M.2 SSD
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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 13:06

Toshiba launches OCZ RD400 NVMe M.2 SSD


Based on Toshiba's 15nm MLC NAND

Toshiba has launched its new OCZ RD400 SSD series which will be the first consumer NVMe/M.2 SSD that will ship in capacities reaching 1TB but also the first SSD launched in the new Toshiba - OCZ brand.

Kingston starts shipping new UV400 SSD series
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Marvell controller with TLC NAND

Kingston Digital, the flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, has announced that it has started to ship its new "ultra value" UV400 SSD series.

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.