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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.

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.