MSI unveils new SPATIUM M560 SSD at the Computex 2024 show
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Computex 2024: Alongside the SPATIUM Vapor Chamber SSD cooler

MSI unveiled its new SPATIUM M560 PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 SSD based on the Phison E31T controller and Kioxia's 218-layer BiCS 3D TLC NAND at the Computex 2024 show in Taipei. The company also showcased the new SPATIUM non-metal Vapor Chamber SSD Thermal Solution.

Sabrent announces new Rocket 4 2242 Gen 4 NVMe SSD
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Sabrent has announced the new Rocket 2242 M.2 Gen 4 NVMe SSD, based on a rather short M.2-2242 form factor, which is often used with some handheld consoles, like the Lenovo Legion Go.

Sabrent announces new Rocket 5 M.2 NVMe Gen 5 SSD
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Phison Max14um controller peaking at 14GB/s

Sabrent has announced its latest flagship M.2 NVMe SSD, the Rocket 5. Pairing up the latest Phison with Micron 3D TLC NAND, DRAM cache, the Rocket 5 will peak at 14GB/s and come in capacities of up to 4TB.

MSI announce SPATIUM M580 FROZR PCIe Gen 5 SSD
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Up to 14.6GB and 12.7 GB/s sequential transfer speeds

MSI has unveiled its latest addition to the SPATIUM SSD lineup, the flagship SPATIUM M580 FROZR. Equipped with a rather large passive heatsink and coming in 1TB, 2TB, and 4TB capacities, the SPATIUM M580 FROZR has peak sequential read and write speeds of up to 14.6GB/s and 12.7GB/s, respectively.

SK Hynix shows off new Platinum P51 Gen 5 SSD
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Coming in 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB capacities and reaching 14GB/s

SK Hynix revealed a bit of a surprise at the Nvidia GTC 2024 show, announcing the new PCB01 PCIe 5.0 SSD based on its in-house controller, its own 238-layer 3D TLC NAND flash, and promising rather impressive transfer speeds of up to 14GB/s.

Gigabyte announces Gen 4 4000E series SSDs
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.