Samsung Announces Mass Production of Industry’s First 256-Gigabit 3D V-NAND — Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced memory technology devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 256-gigabit three-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory. This 3D V-NAND is based on 48 layers of 3-bit multi-level cell (MLC) arrays for use in solid-state drives (SSDs). Samsung’s new 256Gb 3D V-NAND flash has double …

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Novachips Announces Scalar-Series of Solid-State Drives – First 4TB/8TB SATA/NVMe SSDs in 2.5” Form Factor

Novachips Co., Ltd, an innovative producer of flash storage solutions, is announcing the Scalar-Series of solid-state drives (SSDs), representing the first 4TB SSD in a 2.5” x 7mm form factor, and the first 8TB SSD in a 2.5” x 15mm form factor. The Scalar-Series of SSDs are based on a SATA 3.1 (6Gb/s) interface, and deliver sequential read speeds of …

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Seagate Announces New Nytro Flash Products To Expand Flash Portfolio — Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

Seagate Technology plc, a world leading producer of storage devices, is announcing the new Nytro XF1440 (2.5″) and Nytro XM1440 (M.2) NVMe solid state drives (SSDs).  Also being announced is the XP6500 Flash Accelerator Card.  These latest offerings from Seagate further expand their flash-based solutions portfolio, which are easily combined with Seagate storage products to satisfy nearly any data storage …

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JMicron Announces JMF60F DRAM-less SATA III SSD Controller — Most Cost-Effective Controller On The Market

JMicron Technology Corp., an industry-leading producer of PCIe and SATA SSD controllers, is announcing the most cost-effective SATA III SSD controller on the market today.  The JMF60F is designed as a hard-disk drive (HDD) replacement for computing devices and embedded applications, and replaces the popular JMF608 that was introduced in 2013. The JMF60F utilizes innovative and flexible technology, and is …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP550 SATA 6Gb/s SSD With TLC NAND – Cost-Effective Yet High Performance Upgrade

ADATA Technology, a leading producer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND flash devices, is announcing the Premier SP550 SSD, which utilizes triple-level cell (TLC) NAND architecture to create a high-performance, yet cost effective storage upgrade solution. The SP550 is ADATA’s first SSD to feature Silicon Motion’s SM2256 NAND controller, and SMI’s NANDXtend technology, which allows ADATA to include SSD technologies …

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ADATA XPG SX930 SSD Review (120GB/240GB/480GB)

ADATA has memory products for all sections of the market, from consumer to industrial. As of late they have released a new consumer SSD, the XPG SX930. It is marketed towards the gamer and overclocker crowd at a pretty competitive price point. With a revamped package and aesthetic design the SX930 should stand out much better than with their typical …

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Toshiba Announces PX04S Series of Enterprise 12Gb/s SAS SSDs — Up to 3.84TB Capacity

The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronics Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing its next generation of enterprise solid-state drives (eSSDs).  The new PX04S series represents an expansion of the PX lineup, and it will feature four SCSI eSSD models that are optimized for a wide range of enterprise applications.  Usage scenarios include database servers, virtualized …

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Seagate Announces 1200.2 Series of 12Gb/s Enterprise SAS SSDs — First Result of Seagate/Micron Alliance

Seagate Technology plc, a world-leading producer of storage devices, is announcing the 1200.2 Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state drive (SSD).  The 1200.2 SAS 12Gb/s series of enterprise SSDs is the first product resulting from the strategic alliance formed between Seagate and Micron, that we previously reported on in February of this year. The agreement worked out between Seagate and Micron …

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Micron Announces S600DC Series of SAS SSDs — First Offering From Micron/Seagate Strategic Alliance

Micron Technology, Inc, a world-leading producer of NAND flash devices, is announcing a new family of SAS solid-state drives (SSDs) that are optimized for demanding enterprise 24/7 usage applications.  The new S600DC family represents the first Micron product that is a result of the Micron/Seagate strategic alliance, which we reported on back in February of this year. Micron’s new S600DC …

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SSD of the Week – Transcend SSD370 at $0.27/GB!

It has been a bit since our last SSD of the Week where we covered the Eluktronics Eluktro Pro Performance drives. Continuing our coverage of value drives we are taking a look at the Transcend SSD370 today because for a limited time Amazon is offering it at a great price. At the time of its release the Transcend SSD370 was …

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