Corsair releases M.2 NVMe MP500 SSD series
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Toshiba unveils value-oriented OCZ TL100 SSD series
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Available only in 120GB and 240GB capacities

Toshiba has announced its new OCZ TL100 SSD series that will be using both a Toshiba controller as well as Toshiba TLC NAND.