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EDGE Boost Pro Micro SSD Review (1TB)

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Typically, we see a lot of 2.5″ 7mm, M.2, and mSATA SSDs for review on our site, but rarely do we see 1.8″ SATA SSDs. As a matter of fact, our first and only 1.8″ SSD review was the Mushkin Chronos GO Deluxe, that we reviewed back in May 2013. Now, nearly two years later we finally have another with …

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SSD of the Week – Portable SSD T1

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Last week we took a look at the Patriot Ignite, a new contender in the market that offers high capacity and performance for a great price. For this week’s SSD of the Week we are looking to a tiny portable SSD that packs some high capacity, the Samsung Portable SSD T1! If you are a business person or content creator, …

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Samsung Announces Industry’s First 128GB UFS 2.0 Smartphone Flash Storage

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in developing advanced memory technology, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 128GB ultra-fast embedded memory for next-generation high-end smartphones. The new embedded memory is based on the much-anticipated Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.0 standard, which is the most advanced JEDEC-compliant next-generation flash memory storage interface specification in …

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Silicon Motion SM2256 Controller with Samsung TLC NAND Review

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Controllers are the heart and soul of every SSD. Without one, an SSD would be a useless PCB with some components slapped on it. It is responsible for everything from garbage collection and wear leveling to error correction and hardware encryption. In simple terms, all these operations can be quite complicated to implement as well as expensive to develop. This …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production Of High-Density ePoP Memory For Smartphones

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading producer of advanced memory technology devices, is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first ePoP (embedded package on package) memory. This is a single memory package with 3GB of LPDDR3 (low power double data rate 3), 32GB of eMMC (embedded multi-media card) and a controller. Samsung’s latest ePoP is designed …

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840 EVO Performance Degradation Problems Persist

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As we previously reported back in mid-October, some Samsung 840 EVO SSD owners were experiencing issues with low read speeds of data that had not been touched or moved for an extended period of time after being written.  In most cases, the data had been present in the flash memory for a period of weeks or months, and as time …

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Samsung Discusses Enterprise SSDs – CES 2015 Update

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This morning at CES Las Vegas, we attended the Bellagio where we met with Ryan Smith, Sr. Product Manager of SSD Marketing, Samsung. We got to take a look not only at their current SSD line up, but what should be coming out over the next year or so. The first thing to catch our interest were an M.2 and …

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Samsung SM951 PCIe 3.0 M.2 SSD In Mass Production

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has recently announced that it has begun mass producing a high-performance, low-powered PCIe M.2 SSD, the SM951. The OEM drive is targeted for ultra-slim notebook PCs and workstations. It is compatible with both PCIe 3.0 and PCIe 2.0 interfaces. On PCIe 2.0 sequential reads can get up to 1,600MB/s and up to 1,350MB/s for writes, around …

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Trusted Computing Group Booth – Storage Visions 2015 Update

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With computers in use reaching the two billion mark and mobile phones exceeding the world population, security is mission critical. Based on IDC estimates, about half of all data is unprotected. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse reports that 536,508,478 records have been breached from unencrypted drives that were lost, stolen or hacked since 2005. This has led to some substantial lost …

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