PNY CS2211 SSD Review (240GB/480GB)

Just last week we announced PNY’s latest SSD products for the new year, the CS1311 and CS2211. It just so happens that today we have some in our hands for review. The CS1311 is your basic, entry level SSD jam packed with TLC NAND for those looking for a cheap SSD upgrade from an HDD. As you may have noticed as …

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Foremay Announces Self Encrypting Drive (SED) Enabled SSD With Full Disk Encryption and Crypto Erase

Foremay, Inc., a leading producer of rugged solid state drives (SSDs), is announcing the release of their Self Encrypting Drive (SED) enabled SSD. This new SSD utilizes hardware encryption technologies to encrypt and decrypt every individual piece of data during every read and write process, ensuring that all data on the drive is secure. Additionally, the Foremay SED SSD offers …

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Lexar USB 3.0 Portable SSD (256GB) Review

You may recall that while we were in attendance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show we met with Micron and Lexar to have a meet and greet with their latest products, one of which is the hardware we have on hand today, the Lexar USB 3.0 Portable SSD. FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS The purpose of this small and portable SSD is just that, …

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Fixstars Announces SSD-13000M – World’s Largest SSD at 13TB Worth Of Object Storage or Content Streaming!

Fixstars Corporation has announced the launch of two new solid-state drives (SSDs), the 10TB SSD-10000M and the 13TB SSD-13000M. The SSD-13000M sets a new standard at 13TB as the world’s largest SSD. These two new Fixstars SSDs are ideal for object storage and content streaming usage scenarios. Utilizing a proprietary Fixstars controller paired with 15nm MLC NAND, the SSD-10000M and …

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Toshiba Announces Availability of PX04SL Series of Enterprise SAS SSDs For Read-Intensive Applications

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing availability of a new SAS enterprise SSD, designated as the PX04SL series. The PX04SL is geared toward very read-intensive usage scenarios, such as web servers, data warehousing, video-on-demand (VOD) and media streaming. The PX04SL series are available in both 2TB and 4TB versions, and in both self-encrypting (SED) and non-self-encrypting models. The PX04SL …

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PNY Announces CS1311 Consumer SSD and CS2211 Gamer/Enthusiast SSD

PNY Techonologies, Inc. is announcing its next generation of high-performance consumer solid-state drives (SSDs) that are designed to optimize the performance and responsiveness of both laptops and desktop systems with their CS1311 and CS2211 series of SSDs. As consumer-oriented SSDs, the CS2211 is engineered for gamers and enthusiasts, while the CS1311 is geared toward the entry-level value market segment. These …

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Transcend Announces SuperMLC Technology – An Alternative to SLC-based Flash Solutions

Transcend Information, Inc., a leading producer of industrial-grade flash storage devices, is announcing its newly developed SuperMLC technology, a cost-effective flash storage solution with nearly equal performance to SLC NAND flash devices. Utilizing pre-selected high-quality flash chips and combining them with adjusted firmware coding, Transcend’s SuperMLC technology eliminates the performance bottleneck associated with smaller-capacity SSDs. SuperMLC technology is able to …

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Unirex Memory Displays USB Flash Drives, SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, Hubs and Readers — CES 2016 Update

One interesting aspect of CES is encountering new entrants into certain product categories, such as is the case with Unirex Memory. Unirex Memory is a California-based company that has recently launched their line of Unirex Digital Memory products that include Micro SD cards and Micro SD cards with adaptors, SD Cards, Micro SD cards with USB readers, flash memory USBs, …

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Toshiba’s Client and Enterprise Lineup – CES 2016 Update

Toshiba’s show room was packed with NVMe goodness and a bit more. To start off, while Toshiba does not target the consumer retail market under their name they do target OEM and enterprise customers with their client and enterprise products. Thus, many consumers end up using their storage devices without even knowing it! Nothing is necessarily new from what we …

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