Tag Archives: PCIe SSD

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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Toshiba Announces Three New NVMe Lines of Solid State Drives – Flash Memory Summit 2015 Update

The Storage Products Business Unit of Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing three separate new families of PCIe solid-state drives that use the NVMe protocol, that are geared toward various usage scenarios, including high-performance notebooks, thin notebooks, 2-in-1 / convertible notebooks, all-in-one tablets and PCs; and also server and general storage applications. All three of …

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Virtium Announces Lowest-Power M.2 and MiniCard PCIe-Based SSDs For Embedded and Industrial Applications

Virtium, a California-based leading supplier of industrial-grade memory and storage solutions for the world’s top embedded-product OEMs, is announcing a family of PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid state drives (SSDs) whose low power consumption and small size makes them the perfect storage solution for space- and/or air-restricted industrial/embedded usage scenarios. The new Virtium StorFly SSDs are being offered in both M.2 …

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OCZ Announces Z-Drive 6000 Series – High-Performance NVMe-Compliant PCIe SSDs For Enterprise Applications

OCZ Storage Solutions, a leading producer of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs), and a Toshiba Group Company, is announcing the Z-Drive 6000 series for next-generation enterprise applications. The Z-Drive 6000 series combines PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 3 and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technologies with a comprehensive set of enterprise-level features, as well as superior reliability and endurance. The Z-Drive 6000 series …

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SanDisk Announces Next Generation of Fusion ioMemory PCIe Application Accelerators to Boost Data Center Performance

SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing its new generation of Fusion ioMemory PCIe application accelerators that will significantly improve data center performance, while helping achieve data center consolidation and reducing total cost of ownership (TCO). The new Fusion ioMemory PCIe application accelerators combine SanDisk’s own NAND flash with their Virtual Storage Layer (VSL) data access …

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Samsung Begins Mass Production of Industry’s First M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for PCs And Workstations

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 the M.2 form factor for PCs and workstations. Samsung is also announcing that they are the industry’s first to begin shipping NVMe SSDs to OEMs for use in their PCs. Samsung’s new …

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SSD of the Week – Intel SSD 750 Series

Today we have something very special for SSD of the Week. A new enthusiast class SSD that outshines any of the same form factor PCIe SSDs. By utilizing the new NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) interface, Intel’s 750 series of SSDs are leagues above the current PCIe interface in efficiency and speed. NVMe allows a more direct path to the CPU …

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HGST Announces Ultrastar SN100 Series of NVM Express Compliant PCIe SSDs For Cloud And Enterprise

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), now a Western Digital company, is announcing its NVMe-compliant Ultrastar SN100 series of  PCIe solid state drives (SSDs) — the industry’s top-performing NVMe-compliant SSDs.  The Ultrastar SN100 series is ideal for data center usage, including scale-out databases enabling the largest cloud and online services.  These services are able to achieve an improved return on investment, …

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