Ten per cent increase
Prices of SSDs and eMMC gear will increase by 10 percent next year due to a shortage of NAND flash, according to beancounters at DRAMeXchange.
SATA interface and 3D TLC NAND
Micron has unveiled its newest 5100 series enterprise SSDs that will feature a SATA interface and be based on 3D TLC NAND, aiming at servers and data centers.
First 4TB MLC SSD on the market
While it has already announced a 4TB 850 EVO SSD back in July, Samsung is planning to introduce a 4TB version of its 850 Pro SSD at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas.
Reducing the lifespan of the drive
A new report has warned that Spotify could be borking the lifespan of your SSD.
Based on TLC 3D NAND
According to the latest leaked slide, Intel is working on the new performance-segment 610P series SSD based on TLC 3D NAND, M.2 2280 form-factor and PCIe NVMe interface.
Based on 3D NAND and with SATA 6Gbps interface
ADATA has launched a new M.2 2280 SATA 6Gbps interface version of its Ultimate SU800 3D NAND SSD that will be available in capacities of up to 1TB and offer good performance at attractive price points.
WD raises the stakes
Another player doubles down on the competitive SSD game space.
In 2280 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 NVMe interface
ADATA has announced its XPG series SX8000 SSD, which will be based on the Silicon Motion controller, 3D MLC NAND and use the standard 2280 M.2 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe interface.
Available only in 120GB and 240GB capacities
Toshiba has announced its new OCZ TL100 SSD series that will be using both a Toshiba controller as well as Toshiba TLC NAND.
Brings TLC prices with 15nm MLC NAND
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced its newest OCZ VX500 SATA SSD series, which will be based on a Toshiba controller, 15nm MLC NAND and promises great price/GB with MLC-performance.