Same performance as MLC SSDs at 15c/GB
Samsung has officially announced its new 860 QVO SSD lineup based on 4-bit QLC (Quad Level Cell) NAND and Samsung's own MJX controller, which finally brings affordable SSD to the market, putting a lot of pressure on HDDs with 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities.
2.5-inch SATA SSD with 3D QLC NAND
ADATA has unveiled its latest Ultimate SU630 2.5-inch SATA 6Gbps SSD based on next-generation 3D QLC (Quad-Level Cell) NAND.
GAMMIX S5 SSD and GAMMIX D30 DDR4 in tow
ADATA has unveiled three new products in its storage and memory lineup, the new XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 SSD, as well as the GAMMIX S5 M.2 SSD and GAMMIX D30 DDR4 memory.
Realtek controller with 3D TLC NAND
ADATA has unveiled its latest XPG SX6000 Pro SSD lineup which will be available in capacities of up to 1TB and use Realtek's controller in combination with 3D TLC NAND, reaching sequential performance of up to 2100/1400 MB/s.
First NVMe-based external SSD with Thunderbolt 3
Samsung has officially unveiled its new Portable SSD X5, an NVMe-based portable SSD which will be available in capacities of up to 2TB, and feature a Thunderbolt 3 interface to hit read and write speeds of up to 2,800MB/s and 2,300MB/s, and will cost quite a penny.
With 96-layer 3D TLC NAND
Toshiba has announced its new XG6 series client NVMe SSD series, which is the first to use the new 96-layer 3D BiCS NAND.
Reaching up to 2TB in capacity
Seagate has joined the crowded consumer SSD market with its newest Barracuda SSDs which will be available in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities as well as hitting read and write speeds of up to 540MB/s and 520MB/s, respectively.
Could cause confusion among customers
It appears that both Dell and HP have been caught advertising Intel's Optane SSD as "memory", or rather precisely, together with RAM, despite the fact that Optane SSDs clearly belong with storage as an addition to the HDD.
With 3D TLC NAND and up to 960GB in capacity
Corsair has shown off its latest addition to the Force SSD series, the more mid-range oriented Force MP300.