Scot Strong

Scot Strong is an automotive parts professional with 30 years experience in proprietary dealership computer systems, He is also a technology freak the rest of the time. He has been repairing, upgrading, and building personal and business computers for over ten years. He has also written articles for automotive parts management publications, and is a regular contributor at our sister site, TechnologyX.com

Intel Announces Optane™ Memory H10 with Solid-State Storage — Combines Memory and Flash Storage in a Single M.2 x 2280 Device

Intel is announcing their newest Optane­­ memory product, designated as Intel Optane Memory H10 with Solid State Storage.  This unique device combines Intel Optane Memory technology with Intel QLC 3D NAND technology in a single M.2 x 2280 form factor offering.  This new device offers Optane memory up to 32GB capacity, and Intel 3D NAND solid-state storage of up to …

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Lexar Announces Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD — World’s Fastest 1TB Portable SSD with USB 3.1 Type-C Connection

Lexar is announcing the new Lexar­ Professional SL100 Pro Portable SSD, which is currently the world’s fastest 1TB portable SSD, delivering up to 950MB/s reads and up to 900MB/s writes.  The SL100 Pro features an aesthetically pleasing brushed aluminum housing that is drop-, shock-, and vibration-resistant. The SL100 Pro’s slim size allows it to fit easily into a pocket or …

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ADATA Announces SD600Q Rugged External SSD with Read/Write Speeds of up to 440MB/s

ADATA is announcing their latest external solid-state drive (SSD) offering, designated as the SD600Q.  Their newest external SSD offers excellent performance, delivering sequential read and write speeds of up to 440MB/s, which is some 4X the performance of external mechanical hard drives (HDDs). The SD600Q features 3D NAND Flash memory to provide its excellent performance and superior reliability.  The SD600Q …

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Micron Announces the c200 – World’s First 1TB MicroSD Card

Micron is announcing the c200 1TB microSDXC UHS-I card, representing the world’s highest-capacity microSD card, and offering 1TB of high-performance removable storage.    The c200 features Micro’s advanced 96-layer 3D qual-level cell (QLC) NAND.  The c200 provides cost-effective storage for 4K videos, games and pictures on users’ mobile phones and other mobile electronic devices. Engineered for high-performance mobile applications, the c200 …

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PLEXTOR Announces New Consumer SSD Models Offering 20% Performance and Reliability Increases — CES 2019 Update

PLEXTOR’s CES 2019 announcement features two new consumer SSD models.  The M9V (SATA) and M10Pe (PCIe) SSDs both feature the newest and upgraded PLEXTOR performance boosting utilities that increase performance and reliability by 20%. PLEXTOR’s new M10Pe, geared toward gamers and application-intensive users, is a PCIe SSD that pairs 96-layer 3D NAND with an industry-proven controller to achieve sequential read …

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Intel Teases H10 SSD — Intel Optane™ Memory With QLC 3D NAND In Single M.2 Module — CES 2019 Udate

Intel is using CES 2019 to pique interest in their latest storage device, designated as the H10 — a combination of Intel Optane™ Memory and QLC 3D NAND solid state storage in a single M.2 form factor module.  Intel refers to the H10 as “an SSD intelligently combining the superior responsiveness of Intel Optane Memory and the storage capacity of …

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Lexar Announces New Family of M.2 SSDs — CES 2019 Update

Lexar is announcing the NM Series of M.2 SSDs, their newest addition to their internal SSD lineup.  The M.2 NM series offers a traditional SATA III (6Gb/s) model (NM200), as well as three PCIe NVMe models (NM500, NM520, NM600) for both entry-level users as well as enthusiasts, gamers and content creators. The NM200 SATA III (6Gb/s) model is designed in …

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Toshiba Announces BG4 1TB Single Package PCIe Gen3 x4L SSDs Featuring 96-Layer BiCS FLASH™ 3D Memory — CES 2019 Update

Welcome to our 2019 coverage of the ever-impressive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  The first news to hit the pipeline is Toshiba announcing their BG4 series of ball grid array (BGA) solid-state drive (SSD).  Toshiba’s ultra-compact NVMe™ SSDs pair both the flash and an all-new controller into a single package, creating design flexibility that is ideal for ultra-thin PC …

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Sony Announces 3 New Professional Versions of ATOM X SSDmini – Up To 2TB Capacity for ATOMOS Recorders

Sony is announcing three new versions of their ATOM X SSDmini geared toward professional use in Sony ATOMOS recorders.  Film makers continue to turn more and more to DSLR and mirrorless cameras for content creation, and the new ATOM X SSDminis easily attach to the ATOMOS line of recorders, helping to eliminate the internal compression and time limits of the …

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Micron Announces Immediate Availability of 5210 ION SATA Enterprise SSD — World’s First Featuring 3D QLC NAND

Micron is announcing immediate availability of its newest SATA Enterprise SSD offering, this time featuring Micron 3D QLC NAND.  The 5210 ION SATA SSD is targeted toward the large data pools encountered in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications, real-time analytics of big data, object and block storage, media streaming and other read-intensive usage scenarios. By utilizing Micron’s new …

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