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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

Toshiba Announces that Dell EMC PowerEdge 13G Servers Now Utilize Toshiba’s HK4 Series of Data Center SATA SSDs

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Toshiba is announcing that Dell’s EMC PowerEdge 13G Servers now incorporate Toshiba’s HK4 series of 1.8” and 2.5” Data Center SATA SSDs.  The HK4 SATA Series of SSDs provide performance, latency, power and encryption capabilities that are enterprise-optimized, making them an ideal storage solution for file servers, web servers, media streaming, video-on-demand, warm data storage and search engines.  The HK …

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SK Hynix Announces Industry’s First 72-Layer 3D TLC NAND

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SK Hynix is announcing development of the industry’s first 72-layer 3D TLC NAND in 256Gb density.  Each 256Gb NAND flash chip represents 32GB of storage.  SK Hynix launched their 36-layer (128Gb) NAND chips in April of 2016, followed by mass production of 48-layer (256Gb) 3D NAND chips beginning in November of 2016.  A mere 5 months later, SK Hynix is …

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Microsemi Announces New Smart Storage Platform & Controller Technology for Servers / Data Centers

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Microsemi is announcing its latest generation of storage controllers, which will be featured in their new Smart Storage Platform for servers / data centers.  These new controllers, designated as the SmartROC 3100 and SmartIOC 2100, are designed to deliver new levels of power, performance, security and reliability. Modern data centers require: performance — take advantage of SSDs for performance and …

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ADATA Announces Ultimate SU700 SSD With 3D TLC NAND – Value-Oriented, With Data Integrity and Performance-Boosting Features

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ADATA is announcing the Ultimate SU700 SATAIII (6Gb/s) SSD featuring 3D TLC NAND.    The Ultimate SU700 is being marketed as a value-oriented drive, yet with included data integrity and performance-boosting features.  This 2.5” x 7mm  drive features agile error correction, virtual parity recovery, 256-bit AES encryption and WriteBoost SLC caching. The Ultimate SU700 pairs Micron 3D TLC NAND with a …

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Transcend Announces MTE850 PCIe NVME M.2 Solid State Drive – 2500MB/s Reads and 1100 MB/s Writes

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Transcend is announcing its newest solid-state storage product, designated as the MTE850 PCIe NVMe M.2 2280 SSD.  The MTE850 represents Transcend’s first SSD that utilizes the PCIe Gen 3.0 x4 interface, as well as being fully compliant with the NVM Express (NVMe) 1.2 protocol and specifications.  This enables the MTE850 to achieve sequential read speeds of up to 2500MB/s and …

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Intel Announces Optane™ Desktop Memory Modules — Up to 28% Performance Improvement and Up to 14x Faster Storage

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Intel is announcing their latest Optane™ Technology offering in the form of Optane™ Memory, in either 16GB or 32GB modules for Optane™-ready desktop PC motherboards.  When Optane™ memory is installed in a 7th Gen Intel Core™ processor-based system, your computing experience will begin with the system booting twice as fast, see up to a 28% improvement in performance and responsiveness, …

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ADATA Announces XPG SD700X External SSD With 3D NAND

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ADATA is announcing the XPG SD700X external SSD featuring 3D TLC NAND.  The SD700X is engineered to meet IEC IP68 dust and waterproofing standards, and is also military-grade shockproof.  The gaming-themed SD700X is plug-n-play operational via USB 3.1 with Windows, Android, PS4 and Xbox One, providing instant access to additional storage capacity. The SD700X is based on the SD700 external …

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Kingston’s 16% Market Share is #2 in Worldwide Channel for 2016

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Kingston is announcing that they have been declared the shipper of the second-most solid-state drives (by units) to the worldwide channel in 2016, placing them at a 16% market share.  This information is based on data compiled by industry analysts Forward Insights, who has been researching and analyzing the non-volatile memory industry since 2008.  Forward Insights has been a key …

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