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SanDisk Announces Z410 Client SSD — Optimized For Everyday Computing

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SanDisk Corporation, a world-leading producer of flash storage devices, is announcing the SanDisk Z410 SSD, a competitively priced solid-state drive (SSD) that allows OEMs to incorporate it into a broad range of laptops and desktop PCs.  The Z410 features 15nm three-bits-per-cell (TLC) NAND, enabling the performance, capacities and form factor that are easily incorporated into most mainstream computing platforms. The …

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Plextor Announces M7V Series of SSDs Featuring TLC NAND And Superior Endurance

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Plextor, a world-leading producer of high-performance digital storage devices, is announcing the M7V series of solid-state drives (SSDs), their longest lifespan SSDs to date. The M7V is Plextor’s first SSD utilizing TLC NAND, and when coupled with firmware from Plextor’s in-house firmware team, it is able to achieve up to 2,000 program/erase (P/E) cycles. This is an endurance level that …

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Toshiba Announces SG5 Series of Consumer SSDs With Embedded TLC NAND

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. is announcing their newest client solid-state drive (SSD), which is designated as the SG5 Series. The SG5 Series will utilize embedded 15nm TLC NAND flash, creating higher storage capacities within smaller form factors, as well as creating a lower price point for consumers. The SG5 represents Toshiba’s first consumer SATA SSD that supports up to …

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Toshiba Announces Next Generation OCZ Trion 150 Series of SSDs

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Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., a global technology leader, is announcing its new OCZ Trion 150 SSD series, representing a cost-effective performance upgrade option for notebooks and desktop PCs. Pairing Toshiba’s 15nm Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash memory with a Toshiba controller, the Trion 150 series provides a superior blend of reliability, endurance and value with increased real-world performance. The …

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ADATA Announces Premier SP550 SATA 6Gb/s SSD With TLC NAND – Cost-Effective Yet High Performance Upgrade

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ADATA Technology, a leading producer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND flash devices, is announcing the Premier SP550 SSD, which utilizes triple-level cell (TLC) NAND architecture to create a high-performance, yet cost effective storage upgrade solution. The SP550 is ADATA’s first SSD to feature Silicon Motion’s SM2256 NAND controller, and SMI’s NANDXtend technology, which allows ADATA to include SSD technologies …

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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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Micron Announces 16nm TLC NAND For Consumer Applications – Computex 2015 Update

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Micron Technology, a world-leading producer of NAND flash memory, is announcing the latest addition to its flash storage lineup – 16nm TLC NAND designed for use in cost-sensitive consumer products such as USB flash drives, media cards and consumer solid state drives (SSDs). This newest TLC NAND being built on Micron’s 16nm process provides an excellent balance of capacity, performance …

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SSD of the Week – SanDisk Ultra II

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Today we have the SanDisk Ultra II that was released 9 months ago. Similar to the last SSD of the Week, we have another SSD with amazing dollar per GB value at $0.34/GB. The Ultra II has equivalent rated sequential speeds across all capacities using SanDisk’s new TLC NAND.  With recent price drops from competitors SanDisk has lowered their SSDs …

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SSD of the Week – 1TB Samsung 850 EVO Just $0.33/GB!

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We have covered the Samsung 850 EVO in our SSD of the Week before, however, it was to highlight the 500GB capacity. Today we would like to point out a great deal on the 1TB model at just $336.34! That’s just $0.33 per GB for one of the top consumer SSDs out! This price is great considering most 1TB SSDs …

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Samsung 840EVO Performance Degradation Follow-Up — Latest Firmware Update and Magician 4.6 Software Now Available

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In their continuing efforts to get a handle on the read performance degradation issue that some owners/users of 840EVO SSDs have experienced, Samsung has now released their newest firmware version (EXT0DB6Q), as well as the latest Magician 4.6 software (links are provided at the end of this article). The problem would manifest itself to users when they would notice that …

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