Tag Archives: TLC SSD

Crucial MX300 SSD Review (750GB)

For what seemed like an eternity Samsung has been the leader in manufacturing 3D NAND. Starting with the release of the Samsung 850 Pro two years ago, they have paved the way for innovation. 3D NAND brings greater capacity, power efficiency, and lower cost to the consumers. After first announcing their 32-Layer 3D NAND last year in March, we have been …

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SanDisk X400 SSD Review (512GB)

Targeted towards read-intensive workloads, boot, and logging applications in both servers and mobile computing, the X400 is SanDisk’s top-tier client SATA SSD available in both M.2 and 2.5″ form factors. Based on the marketing material it seems that SanDisk has put a lot of value into this drive, not only with its feature set, but performance and efficiency. The X400 is the …

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

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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Industry Analyst TrendForce Sees PCIe SSDs and TLC SSDs Gaining Major Traction In 2014 PC SSD Market

There are two significant trends that will gain traction in the 2014 SSD market, says industry analyst TrendForce’s DRAMeXchange research division.  They are predicting that SATA III will be replaced by PCIe G2 (Generation 2.0) as the mainstream storage option in the high-end SSD market.  DRAMeXchange is also predicting that SATA III TLC SSDs will have a much bigger impact …

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