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ADATA working on three PCIe 4.0 consumer SSDs
Published in PC Hardware


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.

Samsung's 980 Pro PCIe Gen4 SSD spotted on CES 2020 floor
Published in PC Hardware


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.

Biostar adds 1TB version to its M700 PCIe NVMe SSD lineup
Published in PC Hardware


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.

Crucial adds 2TB model to its affordable BX500 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware


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.

ADATA rolls out XPG SX8100 PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 SSD
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 20 September 2019 16:41

ADATA rolls out XPG SX8100 PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 SSD


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.

Toshiba releases new NVMe SSD form factor
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 10:19

Toshiba releases new NVMe SSD form factor


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.

Apple is using a custom connector for the SSD in the new Mac Pro
Published in PC Hardware


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 unveils Force MP600 PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSD
Published in PC Hardware

 
Reaching 4,950MB/s

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.

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.