ADATA releases new Ultimate SU900 SSD
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Wednesday, 14 December 2016 11:14

ADATA releases new Ultimate SU900 SSD


SMI 2258 controller and 3D MLC NAND flash

ADATA has released its flagship Ultimate SU900 SSD that is based on a standard 2.5-inch form-factor and powered by an SMI 2258 controller with 3D MLC NAND flash.

Corsair releases M.2 NVMe MP500 SSD series
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 22:19

Corsair releases M.2 NVMe MP500 SSD series


Coming in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities

Corsair has released a new addition to its Force Series SSD lineup, the MP500 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD series, which promises impressive performance of up to 3,000MB/s for read and up to 2,400MB/s for write.

NAND flash shortage will increase SSD and eMMC prices
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Ten per cent increase


Prices of SSDs and eMMC gear will increase by 10 percent next year due to a shortage of NAND flash,  according to beancounters at DRAMeXchange.

Micron unveils 5100 series enterprise SSDs
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Tuesday, 06 December 2016 22:16

Micron unveils 5100 series enterprise SSDs


SATA interface and 3D TLC NAND

Micron has unveiled its newest 5100 series enterprise SSDs that will feature a SATA interface and be based on 3D TLC NAND, aiming at servers and data centers.

Samsung to release 4TB 850 Pro at CES 2017
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Thursday, 01 December 2016 13:16

Samsung to release 4TB 850 Pro at CES 2017


First 4TB MLC SSD on the market

While it has already announced a 4TB 850 EVO SSD back in July, Samsung is planning to introduce a 4TB version of its 850 Pro SSD at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas.

Spotify is an SSD vampire
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Friday, 11 November 2016 14:14

Spotify is an SSD vampire


Reducing the lifespan of the drive

A new report has warned that Spotify could be borking the lifespan of your SSD.

Intel preparing new M.2 PCIe 610P SSD series
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Tuesday, 08 November 2016 14:44

Intel preparing new M.2 PCIe 610P SSD series


Based on TLC 3D NAND

According to the latest leaked slide, Intel is working on the new performance-segment 610P series SSD based on TLC 3D NAND, M.2 2280 form-factor and PCIe NVMe interface.

ADATA launches new M.2 2280 version of SU800 SSD
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Based on 3D NAND and with SATA 6Gbps interface

ADATA has launched a new M.2 2280 SATA 6Gbps interface version of its Ultimate SU800 3D NAND SSD that will be available in capacities of up to 1TB and offer good performance at attractive price points.

WD formally enters SSD market
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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 16:35

WD formally enters SSD market


WD raises the stakes

Another player doubles down on the competitive SSD game space.

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD
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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 21:20

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD


In 2280 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 NVMe interface

ADATA has announced its  XPG series SX8000 SSD, which will be based on the Silicon Motion controller, 3D MLC NAND and use the standard 2280 M.2 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe interface.