Samsung Announces Mass Production of Fifth-generation V-NAND – Next Wave of High-Performance Storage Again Has Rest of Industry Playing Catch-Up

Samsung is announcing that they have begun mass-production of their fifth-generation V-NAND memory chips, supporting the fastest data transfer speeds currently available.  This also represents the industry’s first use of the ‘Toggle DDR 4.0’ interface, enabling the transfer of data over the new 256Gb V-NAND at rates of up to 1.4Gbps.  This represents a 40% increase over their prior 64-layer …

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Samsung Announces NF1 8TB SSD for Data Centers

Samsung is announcing the launch of the industry’s highest-capacity NVMe solid-state drive (SSD) based on the extremely small Next-generation Small Form Factor (NGSFF), an 8TB drive designated as the NF1 SSD.  The NF1 is optimized for data-intensive analytics and virtualization applications in modern data centers and server systems. The NF1 features 16 of Samsung’s 512GB NAND packages, with 16 layers …

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Transcend Announces JetDrive 850/855 PCIe Gen3 x 4 NVMe SSD Upgrade Kit for Mac Computers

Transcend in announcing the release of their latest SSD upgrade kit for Mac computers.  The JetDrive™ 850/855 provides sequential read speeds of up to 1600MB/s, and sequential write speeds of up to 1300MB/s.  The base drive is designated at the JetDrive 850, with the JetDrive 855 including a sleek aluminum Thuderbolt™ enclosure, creating a very simple storage upgrade for your …

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Marvell Announces New NVMe™ Series of SSD Controllers

Marvell is announcing their newest series of NVMe solid-state drive (SSD) controllers for high-performance PC client and edge computing applications, as well as for mainstream use.  These latest Gen 3×4 PCIe SSD controllers, designated as the 88SS1084 (4-channel) and 88SS1100 (8-channel), provide top level performance, reliability and endurance and will help accelerate adoption of NVMe SSDs for emerging edge and …

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