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PNY Announces CS2030 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD Series

PNY is announcing its latest SSD offering – the CS2030 Series of high-performance PCIe NVMe M.2-2280 SSDs.  The CS2030 utilizes the PCIe 3.0 x4 interface (via 32Gb/s M.2 slots) along with the NVMe protocol to achieve its high levels of performance.  The CS2030 is designed as a simple and lightweight replacement drive for ultrabooks, laptops and desktop PCs.  Users of …

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Corsair Announces Force Series MP500 M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD – Their Fastest Ever Series of SSDs!

Corsair is announcing immediate availability of their newest flash storage product, designated as the Force Series MP500 range of M.2 NVMe PCIe SSDs.  With sequential read speeds of up to 3000 MB/s and sequential write speeds of up to 2400 MB/s, the Force Series MP500 represents Corsair’s fastest-ever solid state storage devices.  This level of performance is some 5 X …

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Intel Announces DC P3100 3D NAND SSD – Intel’s First M.2 Form Factor PCIe/NVMe SSD For the Data Center

Intel is announcing the addition of the DC P3100 series of SSDs to its lineup of 3D NAND solutions for data centers, representing Intel’s first PCIe/NVMe data center model in the M.2 form factor.  Intel’s latest offering extends their 30-year commitment of providing innovative and breakthrough memory technologies, as well as their long-term goal of transforming the economics of storage …

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Intel Announces New Families of 3D NAND SSDs — Consumer, Business, Data Center and Internet of Things (IoT)

Intel is announcing several new families of 3D NAND SSDs, for applications that cover consumers, business, data centers and Internet of Things (IoT).  These new SSDs are reported to be the first of many upcoming offerings that utilize Intel 3D NAND technology. In the client space, the first series is the Intel® SSD 600p Series, that are geared towards the …

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Samsung Producing World’s Smallest 512GB NVMe SSD – Its a Game Changer

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., world-leading producer of advanced memory devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first NVMe PCIe solid-state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package, to be used in next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook PCs.  The new BGA NVMe SSD is dubbed PM971-NVMe and features an extremely compact package that …

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

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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Seagate Demos Fastest-Ever SSD Flash Drive At Open Compute Project Summit 2016 — 10 GB/s!

The Open Compute Project Summit 2016 was held earlier this month in San Jose, CA, and Seagate was there demonstrating the fastest-ever SSD flash drive.  What they were demoing was a production-ready solid-state drive (SSD) with throughput performance of 10 GB/s.  This early unit meets Open Compute Project (OCP) specifications, creating an ideal solution for hyperscale data centers seeking to …

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ZOTAC Announces SONIX PCIe SSD Featuring NVMe 1.2 PCIe Gen3 Interface and Phison E7 Controller

ZOTAC International, a leading producer of high-performance graphics cards and other PC components and accessories, is announcing the SONIX PCIe SSD to enhance their growing lineup of fast solid-state drives (SSDs). ZOTAC’s SONIX is geared toward enthusiasts, representing a top-of-the-line high performance SSD for serious gamers, enhanced productivity and even enterprise applications. SONIX is ZOTAC’s first PCIe-based storage device, with …

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Marvell Shows Off 88NV1140 SSD Controller Supporting NVMe 1.2 Host Memory Buffer (HMB) and Project Dean SSD Controller – CES 2016 Update

Wednesday afternoon brought us to the Sands Expo Center for a one-on-one meeting with Marvell. Their CES 2016 announcement centers around the addition of support for Host Memory Buffer (HMB) to their Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) 88NV1140 SSD controller. HMB is an NVMe revision 1.2 feature that enable DRAM-less SSDs to utilize host memory to achieve the performance of SSD …

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Intel Advises of Firmware Update to Improve Boot Times of Intel 750 Series Solid State Drives

A discussion thread was opened back at the beginning of June on an Intel Communities messaging board concerning users experiencing very slow boot times with their Intel 750 Series solid state drives. Thirty-plus replies over the next nearly ninety days, including Intel staff offering assistance, failed to provide a satisfactory resolution. Intel staff assured that they were working on the …

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