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ADATA Announces Ultimate SU800 SSD Featuring 3D NAND

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ADATA is announcing the launch of their Ultimate SU800 SATA 6Gb/s SSD that features 3D NAND.  This is the first ADATA SSD utilizing 3D NAND, as ADATA has committed to transitioning its entire portfolio of SSDs over to 3D NAND.  The Ultimate SU800 is a mid-range offering, representing a massive upgrade for HDD users, and a significant upgrade for current …

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WD Announces World’s First 64 Layer 3D NAND

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This week Western Digital Corp. announced that it has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability. Pilot production of the new technology has commenced in the Yokkaichi, Japan joint venture facilities and initial output is expected later this year. Western Digital expects meaningful commercial volumes of BiCS3 in the first half …

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Crucial Expands MX300 Line With More Capacities & Form Factors

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Just a month after we reviewed the Limited Edition 750GB model, Crucial is now announcing the release of more capacity options for the MX300 family. It is now available in 275GB, 525GB, the original 750GB, and 1TB. In addition, there will also be an M.2 SATA version that will be released next month in what is said to be all capacities and a 2TB …

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Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

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For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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Intel Announces First 3D NAND SSDs Optimized For Cloud and Enterprise

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Intel Corporation is announcing their first dual-port PCI Express (PCIe) SSDs that utilize the Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) protocol.  The dual-port design of the new Intel SSD DC D3700 and D3600 series provides failover and redundancy, which are critical in safeguarding against data loss.  Systems utilizing the D3700 can realize up to a 6 X performance increase as compared to …

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Micron Discusses Both MLC and TLC Products Utilizing Their 3D NAND As Well As Future 3D NAND Plans

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We had the opportunity last week to chat with Kevin Kilbuck, Micron’s director of NAND strategic planning, to discuss their current 3D NAND generation, as well as their future 3D NAND plans.  Not only for SSDs, data storage usage opportunites for NAND continue to grow in embedded markets, such as mobile devices, automotive, industrial and the Internet of Things. In …

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Toshiba’s Client and Enterprise Lineup – CES 2016 Update

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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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