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

ADATA Announces SP600NS34 M.2 2242 SATA 6Gb/s SSD For Ultrabooks And Desktop PCs

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of high performance DRAM modules and NAND flash devices, is announcing their latest SSD offering – the Premier SP600NS34 M.2 2242 SATA 6Gb/s SSD for Ultrabooks and Desktop PCs. Users of this latest platform have expectations of “slimmer, faster, and power-saving”, and ADATA’s Premier SP600NS34 M.2 provides multiple features that enhance efficiency, including DEVSLP (device …

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Lite-On Announces EP1 Series of Low-Latency M.2 PCIe SSDs For Cloud Vendors

Lite-On Technology Corp., a world-leading producer of enterprise Solid-State Drives (SSDs), is announcing its low-latency EP1 series for I/O intensive workloads.  The EP1 series was recently chosen by one of the largest cloud service providers for use in their storage deployments.  Lite-On’s in-house firmware development allows it to maximize the EP1’s performance for read-intensive and mixed-usage scenarios, and deliver SSDs with …

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Super Talent Announces USB 3.0 Express Dram*Disk – Up To 4041 MB/s Seq. Reads And Up To 5388 MB/s Seq. Writes

Super Talent Technology, a leading producer of NAND flash storage devices, is announcing the USB 3.0 Express Dram*Disk. The USB 3.0 Express Dram*Disk and its proprietary built-in software (included) utilize your computer’s available RAM to transfer files at blazing speeds – up to 4041 MB/s sequential reads and up to 5388 MB/s sequential writes. Available in capacities up to 64GB, …

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Silicon Motion Announces SM2256 SSD Controller Now Supports Micron’s Latest 16nm TLC NAND –Computex 2015 Update

Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading producer of NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices (SSDs), is announcing that its SM2256 client SSD controller now supports Micron’s latest 16nm TLC NAND. This enables solid state drive producers to create TLC-based SSDs that are high-performance, feature unprecedented reliability, and are cost-effective. Silicon Motion’s SM2256 is the best-performing, cost-optimized four-channel SATA …

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Micron Announces 16nm TLC NAND For Consumer Applications – Computex 2015 Update

Micron Technology, a world-leading producer of NAND flash memory, is announcing the latest addition to its flash storage lineup – 16nm TLC NAND designed for use in cost-sensitive consumer products such as USB flash drives, media cards and consumer solid state drives (SSDs). This newest TLC NAND being built on Micron’s 16nm process provides an excellent balance of capacity, performance …

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SanDisk Announces CloudSpeed Eco GenII 2TB SATA SSD For Cloud Services — Computex 2015 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing its new CloudSpeed Eco GenII SATA SSD, designed specifically for cloud service providers, in capacities up to 2TB.  Utilizing 15nm NAND flash memory, SanDisk’s new CloudSpeed Eco GenII SSD provides more storage density with 3X the streaming bandwidth as compared to hard disk drives (HDDs).  Geared as a drop-in …

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Crucial Announces New Version of Storage Executive SSD Software Tool – Computex 2015 Update

Crucial, a world-leading provider of memory and storage devices, is announcing significant updates to its SSD “toolbox” called Storage Executive. The newest version (3.20) adds Momentum Cache, which is an intelligent caching feature that is able to improve burst performance by up to 10X, also extending an SSDs lifespan by reducing redundant write operations. Momentum Cache utilizes idle RAM for …

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SanDisk Announces Ground-Breaking USB 3.0 Flash Drives — Computex 2015 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing two new ground-breaking USB 3.0 flash drives.  The SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive is the world’s smallest USB 3.0 drive; while the SanDisk Ultra 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive is SanDisk’s highest capacity USB flash drive to date. These latest flash drives from SanDisk add to their …

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SanDisk Announces World’s Highest-Performing Portable SSDs – Computex 2015 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing its entry into the portable SSD market with its new series of high-performance SSDs. The SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD is the world’s fastest family of Type C-based portable SSDs, and the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD is their new family of rugged pocket-sized drives. The SanDisk Extreme 900 …

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SanDisk Announces Z400s Affordable SSD For Mobile Computing and Embedded Usage

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing the new SanDisk Z400s solid-state drive (SSD), an affordable solution engineered to replace hard-disk drives (HDDs) in laptops and other computing platforms, as well as for embedded applications. The Z400s outperforms most HDDs by a factor of 20X, with 20X lower average power consumption, and with 5X the reliability …

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