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Samsung Announces Mass Production of 256GB Embedded UFS (eUFS) for Automotive Applications

Samsung is announcing that it has begun mass production of a 256GB embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) device that contains the advanced features for automotive specifications that meet the JEDEC UFS 3.0 standard, which is a first for the industry.  Samsung introduced the breakthrough 128GB eUFS back in September of 2017, which was also an industry first.  The new 256GB …

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Samsung Announces 800GB Z-SSD™ for HPC, Supercomputing, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things

Samsung is announcing an 800GB SSD, designated as the SZ985 Z-SSD™, geared toward the most advanced enterprise applications.  This includes the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and supercomputing.  The 800GB Z-SSD was developed in 2017, providing the most efficient storage solution for these type of applications, as well as those that utilize high-speed data …

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Samsung 860 Pro SSD Review (4TB) – So Much Storage

To give you an idea how far we have come in solid-state storage, the very first notebook sold with an SSD was the Dell XPS M1330.  It shipped with the Sandisk u5000  (my first and very embarrassing review) SATA2 32GB SSD, an SSD that would gain infamy as the first ‘stuttering SSD’ and, back then, storage capacity wasn’t an option. …

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Samsung Announces T5 Portable SSD Featuring Latest 64-Layer V-NAND

Samsung is announcing the Samsung Portable SSD T5, built with Samsung’s latest 64-layer V-NAND technology.  The T5, a refresh of the popular T3, offers industry-leading data transfer speeds in a durable, compact housing that allows users to access or carry their data virtually anywhere, any time.  The move to 64-layer 3D V-NAND provides a 20% performance boost over the T3.  …

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Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NVMe SSD Review (250GB/1TB)

Last month we took a look at the best performing SSD, Samsung’s 960 PRO. Packed with Samsung’s latest MLC V-NAND, new Polaris controller, and put together with their engineering expertise, it easily sped off to the top of our charts. Not only that, but it did so without even utilizing their latest NVMe 2.0 driver. The 960 Pro is the enthusiast class …

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Samsung 960 Pro M.2 NVMe SSD Review (2TB) – Breathtaking Speed

Size, weight, speed, latency, endurance, power consumption, price, warranty, etc. All these characteristics help to define storage media and are what classify some drives as entry level, others as mainstream, and a for a select few, enthusiast/prosumer. What if we said we have a drive that is near the perfect mix of all these and the result is that it …

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