Tag Archives: 64-layer 3D NAND

Intel Announces SSD 660p – World’s First PCIe QLC SSD for Consumers

Intel is announcing release of the PCIe SSD 660p for consumers, representing the world’s first PCIe QLC (quad-level cell, or 4-bit) SSD for consumer use.  Intel is positioning this drive to be an exceptional combination of performance and value, and possibly a best value for entry and mainstream storage.  The SSD 660p utilizes Intel’s 64-layer 3D NAND, which is the …

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Intel Announces SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 Series of Data Center SSDs

Intel has a long history of producing some of the most reliable solid-state drives in both the client and data center markets, and today’s announcement of the Intel® SSD D3-S4510 and D3-S4610 series offers data centers an easy upgrade from SATA HDDs to SATA SSDs, helping to minimize the costs of modernization.  Replacing HDDs with these newest Intel 64-layer 3D …

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ADATA XPG SX8200 M.2 NVMe SSD Review (480GB): A Killer Value

Today, we are going to take a look at ADATA’s newest top dog, the XPG SX8200. The XPG SX8200 was built for high demand applications including multimedia editing, gaming, rendering, and ADATA even states overclocking, although we’re not quite sure what benefits this has for overclocking vs other SSDs. This SSD is one of many NVMe M.2 SSDs they make …

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Micron Announces 5210 ION — Industry’s First Quad-Level Cell (QLC) NAND SSD

Micron is announcing that they have begun shipping the industry’s first SSD to feature their revolutionary new quad-level cell (QLC) NAND technology.  The Micron® 5210 ION SSD, revealed at Micron’s 2018 Analyst and Investor Event, represents a 33% increase in bit density over triple-level cell (TLC) NAND, and is targeted toward market segments that were still leaning toward mechanical HDDs.  …

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Toshiba Announces New Data Center SSDs Featuring BiCS FLASH™ 64-Layer 3D NAND

Toshiba Memory America is announcing expansion of its portfolio of SSDs for data centers with the addition of new PCIe NVMe and SATA SSDs that feature Toshiba BiCS FLASH 64-layer TLC 3D NAND in several form factors.  Their new CD5, XD5 and HK6-DC SSDs provide robust performance and reliability for read-intensive usage scenarios such as streaming media, big data analytics …

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Intel Announces New 3D NAND Data Center SSDs

As the world’s stockpile of data continues to grow, Intel continues to bring to market industry-leading storage and memory products, pushing both form factor innovation and ever-increasing capacity.  Intel’s latest data center offerings, the SSD DC P4510 and P4511 series, are reimagining how data is store for data centers.  With the creation of interesting new form factors, such as the …

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Crucial MX500 SSD Review (1TB) – The Best Value In SATA

It has been a year and a half since the release of the Crucial MX300 and that means it is time for an update. Unlike what we were expecting, we didn’t receive an MX400, but rather a Crucial MX500. The reason behind skipping MX400 name and going straight to MX500 for this product launch was because the word for 400 sounds …

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Toshiba Announces PM5 and CM5 Enterprise SSDs Featuring 64-Layer 3D BiCS Flash Memory

Toshiba is announcing development of their newest flagship enterprise SSDs, both featuring Toshiba’s latest generation of 64-layer 3D BiCS FLASH™ memory.  The PM5 is a 12Gbit/s SAS series of drives, while the CM5 is their new enterprise NVMe drive.  Both are built with Toshiba’s latest 64-layer 3D 3-bit-per-cell enterprise-class TLC (triple-level-cell) BiCS FLASH™, allowing today’s demanding storage applications to expand …

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

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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