Sabrent announces Rocket 4 Plus G SSD lineup
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PCIe 4.0 and support for Microsoft's DirectStorage API

Sabrent has officially announced its latest Rocket 4 Plus G SSD lineup, a new lineup with optimized O2 GO firmware and support for Microsoft's DirectStorage 4 API.

Next gen SSD is nearly with us
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Samsung 990 Pro hits the regulators 

The next generation of SSD is nearly there,if a recent regulatory filing proves accurate.

Apple caught out on slow SSD speeds
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But claims they are fast anyway due to magic CPU

Fruity cargo-cult might have been a little creative when it came to the benchmark speeds for its latest shiney toys and when questioned about it is claiming that the M2 chip covers all sins. 

Apple’s M2 new 13-inch MacBook Pro has an SSD powered by snails
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You must make your money from somewhere

Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with its over hyped M2 chip has another flaw which you are unlikely to read in the Tame Apple Press.

Steam warns about the dangers of a bigger SSD drive
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Upgrade is a flaming risk

The world wide wibble has been flooded with reports about how easy it is to upgrade the Steam Deck's 2230 SSD to a bigger 2242 drive, but a Valve employee has warned that it could bork the machine.

Microsoft wants to abandon HDDs
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Too slow for Windows 11

A recent executive brief from data storage industry analyst firm Trendfocus reports that OEMs have disclosed that Microsoft is pushing them to drop HDDs as the primary storage device in pre-built Windows 11 PCs.

Phison shows its PCIe Gen5 SSD controller in action
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Hits 12.5GB/s read and 10GB/s write on AMD X670 platform

Phison's upcoming E26 PCIe Gen5 SSD controller has been spotted running on the AMD X670 platform and reaching impressive 12.5GB/s read and 10GB/s write speeds.

Boffins cross an SSD and a RAM
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UltraRAM is more rammy than ever before

Scientists from Lancaster University say that we might be close to combining SSDs and RAM into one component.

Micron begins shipping 176-layer QLC NAND SSD
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2400 SSD Billed as the most advanced NAND architecture

Micron has started volume shipments of the world's first 176-layer QLC NAND SSD.

Intel announces PM1743 PCIe 5.0 x4 SSD
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Samsung PM1743 hits 13.8 GBps throughput

Intel has been showing off how well its i9-12900K Alder Lake processor can work with Samsung's recently announced PM1743 PCIe 5.0 x4 SSD.