Pearl, Indigo, and Sage
It appears that there will be plenty of PCIe 4.0-based NVMe on the market soon, as ADATA is currently working on a total of three new PCIe 4.0 SSDs, called Pearl, Indigo, and Sage.
With transfer speeds of up to 6,500MB/s
Samsung's 980 Pro PCIe Gen4 M.2 NVMe SSD has been pictured at the CES 2020 show, and it could come as soon as Q2 this year.
Peaks at 2,000MB/s read
Biostar has announced a 1TB version of its M700 series M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, which peaks at 2,000MB/s read and 1,600MB/s write sequential speed.
Priced at $214.99
Crucial has updated its BX500 SSD series with a 2TB model. Based on Micron's 3D TLC NAND and SMI's controller, the BX500 SSD series was previously available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB, and 1TB capacities.
Offering up to 3,500/3,000 MB/s performance
ADATA has released its latest XPG series PCIe Gen3x4 SSD, the XPG SX8100 which will come in a standard M.2 2280 form-factor and be available in 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities.
Removeable alternative to BGA SSDs
Toshiba has released a new form factor for NVMe SSDs that is small enough to be a removable alternative to soldered-down BGA SSDs.
So you can’t upgrade on the cheap
Fruity cargo cult Apple is famous for its expensive SSD upgrades which make expensive machines ridiculously more expensive, but now it appears that the outfit has taken an extra step to force customers to pay its upgrade bill.
Corsair has announced its latest Force-series SSD, the PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe Force MP600 capable of reaching sequential transfer speeds of up to 4,950MB/s.
Beancounters at DRAMeXchange have added up some numbers and concluded that the NAND flash industry this year is exhibiting signs of oversupply.