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Seagate BarraCuda SSD Review

July 17, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Last week Seagate Technologies announced their latest SSD, simple named BarraCuda SSD. The naming follows in line with the rest of the company’s Guardian Series of drives and naming scheme. The BarraCuda SSD will serve as a drop in HDD […]


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Samsung puts fifth-generation V-NAND memory into mass production

July 11, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Samsung has begun mass production of its fifth generation V-NAND memory. Using over 90 layers compared to the previous generation’s 64, the new memory achieves nearly a 40 percent improvement in performance. Fifth generation chips arrive in 256 gigabit (32GB) […]


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A DIY Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD with the TEKQ Rapide and SanDisk Extreme Pro

July 10, 2018

Via: Anandtech

The emergence of NVMe SSDs in the compact M.2 form-factor, coupled with the rising popularity of Thunderbolt 3, has enabled a new class of portable high-performance flash storage devices. External SSDs with a Thunderbolt interface have been around for a […]


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ADATA Enters High-End Enterprise SSD Market With SR2000

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Until now, ADATA’s SSD portfolio has consisted of client-focused SSDs and industrial-grade models based on similar hardware but optionally rated for extreme temperatures, with only the occasional purely server-oriented SSD. ADATA is entering a new market segment with the release […]


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Seagate Announces BarraCuda Consumer SATA SSD

July 5, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Seagate has pretty much always been a major player in the storage market, where they’re known primarily for their hard drives. They haven’t been completely absent from the SSD market, but they have focused almost exclusively on the enterprise SSD […]


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The Kingston A1000 NVMe SSD Review: Phison E8 Revisited

July 2, 2018

Via: Anandtech

Kingston’s A1000 is the company’s first foray into the growing entry-level NVMe SSD market, and their second consumer NVMe SSD. The A1000 features Toshiba’s latest 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory and Phison’s second-generation PS5008-E8 NVMe SSD controller. We’ve previously […]


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BIOSTAR Unveils M500 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

June 25, 2018

Via: CDRLabs.com

BIOSTAR unveils its newest solid-state drive featuring 3D TLC NAND flash – the M500 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. The BIOSTAR M500 uses the compact M.2 2280 form factor that is compatible with latest-generation motherboards, laptops, and mini PCs. It supports […]


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Samsung Introduces 8TB SSD In NF1 Form Factor

June 21, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. launched the highest capacity Next-generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF), an 8TB NF1 SSD. Designed for the data center, the new 8TB NF1 SSD is optimized for data-intensive analytics and virtualization applications. The company goes on to […]


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Toshiba Delivers Value SAS SSDs

June 19, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Today Toshiba Memory America Inc. announced a new category of SAS SSDs that they expect to replace SATA SSDs in server applications. The new drive series, The RM5, is a 12Gbit/s value SAS (vSAS). These new drives offer higher capacity, […]


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Memblaze: PBlaze5 910/916 and 510/516 Series NVMe SSD

June 15, 2018

Via: StorageNewsletter

Beijing Memblaze Technology Co., Ltd. released PBlaze5 910/916 and low-power 510/516 series NVMe SSD. They adopt the 64-layer enterprise 3D NAND and support NVMe standard protocol with a user capacity up to 15.36TB. The PBlaze5 910/916 series NVMe SSD features […]


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Toshiba OCZ RC100 Series SSD Review

June 14, 2018

Via: StorageReview

Toshiba is looking to enter the mainstream end-user NVMe stage with the OCZ RC100 Series SSD. Launching at a competitive price point, the RC100 is designed for those looking to upgrade their rigs to the much faster NVMe technology, fitting […]