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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Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review (1TB/2TB) – Every Little Bit Counts

If you are up to spec in the tech storage field, 4-bit mlc (multi-level cell) is all the rage.  If you are a typical consumer, things get just a ‘bit’ confusing.  After all, what does your search for adequate storage have to do with anything but price, warranty, speed and capacity?  Actually quite a bit (intended pun), as electronic storage …

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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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HighPoint Creates the SSD7102 – A Bootable NVMe RAID Controller Supporting Up To 4 x M.2 SSDs at PCIe Gen3.0 x 4 Bandwidth Each

HighPoint is announcing its latest NVMe RAID controller, designated as the SSD7102, and supporting up to 4 x off-the-shelf M.2 x 2280 SSDs.  The latest addition to their SSD7100 series of RAID controllers, the SSD7102 can be used to boot the host system from either the individual SSDs or from RAID arrays.  HighPoint is ensuring that the PCIe Gen 3.0 …

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ADATA Announces XPG SX8200 Pro and XPG GAMMIX S5 M.2 x 2280 SSDs and XPG GAMMIX D30 DDR4 Memory Modules

ADATA is announcing the launch of three new XPG high-performance gaming hardware items.  ADATA’s XPG (Xtreme Performance Gaming) is a world-renowned gaming brand, and these two new XPG SSDs and XPG DDR4 memory take the XPG brand to yet another high level. The XPG XS8200 Pro is an M.2 x 2280 SSD, and represents XPG’s fastest SSD to date.  It …

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