JMicron Displays M.2 PCIe SSDs – Computex 2014 Update

Our meeting with JMicron this morning at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, met with the introduction of two new M.2 PCIe SSD controllers to the SSD arena, the JMicron JMF810 and JMF811.  The 810 is a PCIe X2 (two lane) controller, while the 811 (PCIe X4) will stand beside that of LSI SandForce (SF3700) and Marvell (Altaplus) in Q4 of this …

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SanDisk Displays Optimus MAX 4TB SAS SSD – Computex 2014 Update

Checking out the SuperMicro Booth at Computex this morning, we got to meet up with an old friend in Pattie Davis, formerly of SMART and now SanDisk since that great acquisition.  She was showing off the new SanDisk Optimus MAX 4TB which takes its place as the industry’s first SAS SSD to reach that capacity in a notebook form factor. …

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OCZ Intros Vector 180 Series SSD – Computex 2014 Update

Our visit to OCZ this morning at Computex 2014 just hapened to coincide with their release of their newest Enthusiast/Enterprise level 6Gbps SSD, the Vector 180.  The Vector 180 is capable of 550MB/s read and write performance with up to 100K IOPS and will be available in capacities up to 960GB. OCZ has fined tuned their Indilinx Barefoot 3 M00 …

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SanDisk Announces Extreme Pro SSD — Computex 2014 Update

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing availability of its new SanDisk Extreme Pro solid-state drive (SSD).  The Extreme Pro is geared towards PC enthusiasts, gamers and media professionals, who demand the highest possible performance and consistency. It is anticipated that the PC gaming market will exceed $25 billion in 2014 (source: DFC Intelligence).  This growth …

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Crucial Announces MX100 SSD Family — Computex 2014 Update

Crucial, a division of Micron Technology and a leading producer of solid-state drive (SSDs) and DRAM modules, is announcing its new MX100 family of SSDs.  The Crucial MX100 offers unrelenting performance and one of the most complete feature sets available in a consumer-grade SSD, and at a low cost per GB.  The MX100 family are produced with Micron 16nm process …

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Intel Adds PCIe Solutions To Its Data Center Family Of SSDs

Intel is announcing the addition of three PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) solutions to its well-established data center family of storage products.  Intel’s SSD Data Center Family will now be offering both SATA and PCIe solutions in multiple endurance levels and multiple capacities, all featuring enterprise-class RAS (reliability, availability, serviceability)  features. The ongoing explosion of data storage requirements for data center …

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