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Intel Announces Optane™ SSD 900P Series – Perfect Match for CIG’s Star Citizen

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Intel is announcing its newest Optane™ SSD, designated as the Intel® Optane™ SSD 900P Series.  The 900P Series is the industry-leading drive for enabling a smooth gaming experience with CIG Roberts Space Industries’ (RSI) latest game Star Citizen.  Star Citizen is an epic space adventure where the player controls their own destiny.  Players decide how to make their own way …

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Building an ASRock X299 Fatal1ty Test Bench with the i9-7900x

The SSD Review X299 Test Bench Build

So you just built a brand new Z270 PC and Intel comes out with the newest X299 ahead of schedule.  Is it worth the bump to have the latest and greatest… or do you stick with the Z?  If you are a media professional or high end user that needs every core you can get, the Intel Skylake-X i9-7900x is a monster with …

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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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Intel SSD5 545s SATA 3 SSD Review (512GB)

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It was some time ago that even the mention of TLC NAND flash memory could draw forum confrontations so active that they would inflame contributors, most threads containing language that we definitely wouldn’t want children hearing…or reading in that case.  Luckily, NAND flash memory has progressed.  In fact, this progression is very ‘consumer-centric’ as today’s SSDs, built on the newest 64-layer 3D TLC …

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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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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44

Intel Optane Memory in PC

Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry.  At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry.  The term ‘Optane’ is …

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Intel Announces Optane™ Desktop Memory Modules — Up to 28% Performance Improvement and Up to 14x Faster Storage

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Intel is announcing their latest Optane™ Technology offering in the form of Optane™ Memory, in either 16GB or 32GB modules for Optane™-ready desktop PC motherboards.  When Optane™ memory is installed in a 7th Gen Intel Core™ processor-based system, your computing experience will begin with the system booting twice as fast, see up to a 28% improvement in performance and responsiveness, …

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