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SSD prices drop in a trade war
Published in News
Friday, 10 May 2019 13:01

SSD prices drop in a trade war


Oversupply

Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and concluded that the NAND flash industry this year is exhibiting signs of oversupply.

HDD shipments to drop in 2019
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 01:31

HDD shipments to drop in 2019


By nearly 50 percent

With Solid-state drives both getting cheaper and higher in capacity, it does not come as a surprise that HDD shipments are expected to drop by nearly 50 percent in 2019.

Western Digital unveils new SN750 series NVMe SSDs
Published in PC Hardware


Coming with Gaming Mode

Western Digital has unveiled its latest addition to the SSD lineup, the WD Black SN750 series NVMe SSD which is based on WD's own controller and SanDisk's 64-layer 3D TLC NAND, as well as a unique Gaming Mode.

Samsung launches QLC-based 860 QVO SSDs
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:27

Samsung launches QLC-based 860 QVO SSDs


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.

ADATA announces new Ultimate SU630 SSD
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 15 November 2018 21:32

ADATA announces new Ultimate SU630 SSD


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.

ADATA launches new XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 PCIe SSD
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 15:50

ADATA launches new XPG SX8200 Pro M.2 PCIe SSD


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.

ADATA announces XPG SX6000 Pro SSD lineup
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 16:24

ADATA announces XPG SX6000 Pro SSD lineup


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.

Samsung announces new Portable SSD X5
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:33

Samsung announces new Portable SSD X5


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.

Toshiba announces new XG6 series NVMe SSDs
Published in PC Hardware


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.

Seagate launches consumer Barracuda SATA SSDs
Published in PC Hardware


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.