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Gigabyte announces Gen 4 4000E series SSDs
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 20 February 2024 14:52

Gigabyte announces Gen 4 4000E series SSDs


Peaking at up to 4,000/3,900 MB/s

Gigabyte has introduced its new Gen 4 4000E SSD series, which is a more value-oriented drive.

Crucial T705 PCIe 5.0 SSD series specifications leak online
Published in PC Hardware


Peaking at 14.5GB/s

Specifications for Crucial's upcoming T705 PCIe 5.0 SSD series have leaked online, showing impressive peak transfer speeds of up to 14.5GB/s for read and 12.7GB/s for write.

Corsair releases MP600 ELITE M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware


With or without heatspreader, and special versions for PS5

Corsair has released its latest MP600 ELITE SSD series that will be available in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities, as well as come in three different versions, with and without a heatspreader, and a special version for Playstation 5 console. The Corsair MP600 ELITE is pretty special as it comes with a new Phison E27T controller.

Samsung announces 990 EVO PCIe 5.0 M.2 SSD series
Published in PC Hardware


Up to 43% faster compared to 970 EVO Plus

Samsung has now officially announced the new 990 EVO PCIe 5.0 M2 SSD series, supporting both PCIe 4.0 x4 and PCIe 5.0 x2 interfaces, standard M.2 2280 form-factor, and coming in 1TB and 2TB capacities. According to Samsung, the new 990 EVO SSD series is up to 43 percent faster compared to the 970 EVO Plus.

Phison ensures PCIe 5.0 E26 drives are ok passively cooled
Published in PC Hardware


As long as there is some breeze

The storage market has always been interesting and dynamic, one that poked attention over the last few decades. At CES, I got to meet with Chris P Ramseyer, a director of technology marketing at Phison, and shortly after William Harmon, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Sabrent.

Sabrent announces Rocket 5 Gen 5 SSD at CES 2024
Published in PC Hardware


Coming soon with transfer speeds of 14,169 MB/s

Sabrent has announced its latest addition to the Rocket SSD lineup, the Rocket 5 Gen 5. Sabrent says it will be coming very soon and promises over 14,000 MB/s in sequential read and over 12,000 MB/s in sequential write speeds.

KIOXIA to unveils next-gen memory and SSD solutions at CES 2024
Published in PC Hardware


BiCS FLASH 3D, UFS 4.0, and SSD lineup

KIOXIA is coming to CES 2024 in full force, highlighting its extensive portfolio of solid state drives and memory solutions.

Corsair launches new MP700 PRO PCIe 5.0 x4 M.2 SSD
Published in PC Hardware


It takes some mean cooling to keep those PCIe 5.0 SSDs running

Corsair has released the PRO version of its MP700 SSD, calling it the fastest PCIe Gen 5 M.2 SSD to date. Available in capacities of up to 4TB, the MP700 PRO will come in three different cooling options and peak at 12,400MB/s and 11,800MB/s for sequential read and write performance.

Windows 11 Pro slows SSD by 45 per cent
Published in News
Monday, 23 October 2023 11:47

Windows 11 Pro slows SSD by 45 per cent


BitLocker encryption issue

A default setting in Windows 11 Pro robs as much as 45 percent of the speed from SSDs as it forces processors to encrypt and decrypt everything.

Micron announces new 7500 NVMe SSD series for data centers
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232-layer NAND and higher performance

Micron Technology has announced its latest Micron 7500 NVMe SSD for data center workloads. The Micron 7500 SSD series will be available in Pro and Max versions, based on U.3/U.2 form-factor, and feature Micron's own 232-layer NAND, promising up to 242% better random write performance compared to competitive drives.