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.
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.
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.
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.