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Micron Discusses Both MLC and TLC Products Utilizing Their 3D NAND As Well As Future 3D NAND Plans

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We had the opportunity last week to chat with Kevin Kilbuck, Micron’s director of NAND strategic planning, to discuss their current 3D NAND generation, as well as their future 3D NAND plans.  Not only for SSDs, data storage usage opportunites for NAND continue to grow in embedded markets, such as mobile devices, automotive, industrial and the Internet of Things. In …

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Silicon Motion Announces Updated SM2246EN SSD Controller Supporting 3D NAND — CES 2016 Update

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Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading provider of NAND flash controllers for solid-state drives (SSDs), is announcing that its widely-adopted SM2246EN controller has been updated to support commercial 3D NAND.  This represents the world’s first turnkey merchant SSD controller that supports 3D NAND from multiple vendors.  The enhanced SM246EN will further drive the adoption of the most price-competitive high-performance SSDs …

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Plextor M6V SSD (256GB) Review – A Solid Value Entrant

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A custom PC build can be whatever you make it; a ridiculously high-end gaming machine or a modest budget build. Even if you are just looking for an easy upgrade to your current build, the storage device is a perfect place to start. Today we are looking at the Plextor M6V, which is advertised to show off velocity at a …

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Adata Premier SP550 SSD Review (240GB)

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Early last month we reviewed Adata’s newest SATA 6Gb/s contender in the enthusiast market segment, the XPG SX930. Utilizing a JMicron controller and premium MLC NAND, it delivered good performance at a decent price point.  Today we are going to shift gears and take a look at their latest entry level SATA 6Gb/s SSD, the Premier SP550. The Premier SP550 …

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SSD of the Week – Transcend SSD370 at $0.27/GB!

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It has been a bit since our last SSD of the Week where we covered the Eluktronics Eluktro Pro Performance drives. Continuing our coverage of value drives we are taking a look at the Transcend SSD370 today because for a limited time Amazon is offering it at a great price. At the time of its release the Transcend SSD370 was …

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SSD of the Week – Eluktronics Eluktro Pro Performance

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For the SSD of the Week today we have a relatively new competitor among the SSD marketplace. Eluktronics has just started dabbling with SSDs last year and was formed only 4 years ago. We have tested the Eluktro Pro Performance SSDs which are their higher tiered line among the two that they currently have. We see with their SSDs that …

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Silicon Motion Announces SM2256 SSD Controller Now Supports Micron’s Latest 16nm TLC NAND –Computex 2015 Update

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Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a world-leading producer of NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices (SSDs), is announcing that its SM2256 client SSD controller now supports Micron’s latest 16nm TLC NAND. This enables solid state drive producers to create TLC-based SSDs that are high-performance, feature unprecedented reliability, and are cost-effective. Silicon Motion’s SM2256 is the best-performing, cost-optimized four-channel SATA …

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