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Intel Continues to Transform Storage With Innovative Designs and New SSD Form Factor – Flash Memory Summit 2017 Update

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Intel is announcing updated data center offerings, including a new family of SATA SSDs for the data center, and new dual port Intel Optane™ SSDs and new dual port 3D NAND SSDs, as well as a new “ruler” form factor of SSD at Flash Memory Summit 2017 in Santa Clara, California.  These new Intel technologies and products further advance data …

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Toshiba Announces TR200 SATA Consumer SSD Featuring 64-Layer 3D NAND

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Toshiba is announcing its latest consumer SSD, designated as the TR200, providing DIY enthusiasts and gamers with the first storage upgrade option that utilizes 64-layer 3D flash memory.  The TR200 represents an affordable means of upgrading your desktop or notebook PC to being far more responsive and productive than those that still utilize traditional hard disk drives (HDDs). The TR200 …

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

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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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Intel Announces DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series of Data Center PCIe SSDs Featuring New Controller And Firmware

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Intel is announcing its latest enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) for data centers and cloud computing. The DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series pair a newly-developed Intel controller and unique firmware with Intel 3D NAND to create an all-PCIe solution that provides highly efficient storage and caching.  This allows data centers to do more per server, minimize service disruptions and manage …

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SK Hynix Announces Industry’s First 72-Layer 3D TLC NAND

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SK Hynix is announcing development of the industry’s first 72-layer 3D TLC NAND in 256Gb density.  Each 256Gb NAND flash chip represents 32GB of storage.  SK Hynix launched their 36-layer (128Gb) NAND chips in April of 2016, followed by mass production of 48-layer (256Gb) 3D NAND chips beginning in November of 2016.  A mere 5 months later, SK Hynix is …

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ADATA Announces Ultimate SU700 SSD With 3D TLC NAND – Value-Oriented, With Data Integrity and Performance-Boosting Features

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ADATA is announcing the Ultimate SU700 SATAIII (6Gb/s) SSD featuring 3D TLC NAND.    The Ultimate SU700 is being marketed as a value-oriented drive, yet with included data integrity and performance-boosting features.  This 2.5” x 7mm  drive features agile error correction, virtual parity recovery, 256-bit AES encryption and WriteBoost SLC caching. The Ultimate SU700 pairs Micron 3D TLC NAND with a …

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ADATA Announces Release of XPG SX950 SSD and EX500 Enclosure

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ADATA announced the XPG (Xtreme Performance Gear) SX950 SSD back in January, as our Sean Webster reported from CES 2017.  ADATA has now announced the official release of the SX950 SSD, as well as its accompanying gaming-style drive enclosure, designated as the EX500.   The SX950 features a custom ADATA PCB, as well as only the most select NAND chips to …

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