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AkiTiO Announces Thunder3 RAID Station – Computex 2017 Update

AkiTiO Thunder3 RAID Station

An old friend introduced us to a company at Computex 2017 this year, and I have to admit it was an introduction that I am glad we made.  AkiTiO specializes in storage designs to include, not only RAID cases but also, they have some amazing designs that speak to network and eGPU Nodes for laptops with Thunderbolt 3. Their latest …

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Intel Announces DC P4501 Series NVMe Data Center SSD — Optimized For Power Conscious Storage

INTEL DC P4501 BOTH FORM FACTORS FEATURE

Intel is announcing the DC P4501 data center SSD, a power-efficient and high-performance SSD for cloud storage.  The P4501 Series, featuring 2nd generation Intel 3D NAND technology, combines a new controller (Intel-developed), unique firmware and the density of 3D NAND to create an efficient, low power, high-performance small form factor design. The P4501 Series are optimized to meet the needs …

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Toshiba Announces XG5 NVMe SSD — Industry’s First 64-Layer BiCS 3D Memory SSD

Toshiba XG5 feature angled

Toshiba is announcing the XG5 M.2 NVMe SSD, representing the industry’s first SSD to ship with 64-layer BiCS FLASH­­­™ 3D memory.  First demonstrated at Dell/EMC World, the XG5 is geared toward mainstream computing, thin performance notebooks, and enthusiast desktops and laptops. Utilizing Toshiba’s BiCS FLASH­™ 3D flash memory and its vertically stacked cell structure allows for higher capacity in the …

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Micron Displays Smallest 256Gb Die Comparison – Computex 2017 Update

256Gb_TLC

While spending time with Crucial at Computex Taipei today, we had the opportunity to see a comparison in NAND size that was quite interesting.  This sheet below displays Micron’ 16nm planar NAND as well as their Gen1 3D memory and their latest Gen 2, possibly the smallest footprint in the industry. Examining this sheet is a great example of how technology is …

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