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Toshiba To Spin Off NAND Flash Production — Possible Investment by WD?

Confirming rumors making the rounds, Toshiba has announced that they will spin off the NAND production portion of their business.  At the same time, they will be selling off a 20% minority interest in the spun-off business. Toshiba would be generating a significant boost to their liquidity, while retaining majority control of their most profitable business. Specifics have not yet …

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Patriot Hellfire SSD Review (480GB) – Fast & Efficient

Most well known for their DRAM and USB drives, Patriot memory isn’t new to offering performance and gamer oriented products. Years ago, they jumped on the SSD bandwagon, but they seemed to fall off at one point or another. As of last two years, however, they hopped back on and they now offer SSDs for every segment of the market. …

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Toshiba Displays BG Ultra Mobile NVME SSD – CES 2017 Update

If there is anything that has become apparent in the flash industry, it is that smaller is better.  The smaller the memory footprint; the more we can store in a given storage device.  A great example of this has been seen with microSD cards as well as the more typical iPhone where we can now find storage of 128GB which …

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Toshiba Building New Fab Facility at Yokkaichi (Japan) to Expand 3D Flash Memory Production Capacity

Toshiba is announcing their outline schedule for constructing a new state-of-the-art fabrication facility at their Yakkaichi Operations in Mie, Japan.  The new fab will be geared toward expanding production of Toshiba’s proprietary 3D Flash memory, also known as BiCS FLASH™. Toshiba had announced their intention to build a new BiCS FLASH™ facility back in March of this year, and they …

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Toshiba OCZ TL100 SSD Review (120GB/240GB)

SSDs are state of the art memory components. Over the recent years we have seen the market grow and diversify. With the explosion of TLC SSDs in the marketplace these days it is a race to the bottom more than ever. Companies are trying to find ways to reach those penny hoarders by developing cheaper and cheaper SSD models to …

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Toshiba Is Key Partner With NetApp To Provide FIPS-Certified Secure Storage For NetApp FAS and E-Series Arrays For Enterprise Usage

Toshiba is announcing that their PX04S 12Gb/s SAS SSDs are now FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified, providing the highest level of data security for users that require certified protection of their critical and/or valuable data. FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) are a set of standards that describe document processing, encryption algorithms and other information technology standards for use within non-military …

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Toshiba Announces Expansion of 24nm SLC NAND Flash Portfolio to Embrace Industrial Usages

Toshiba is expanding their portfolio of 24nm single-level cell (SLC) NAND flash memory to include a new 16 gigabit (Gb) BENAND™ module.  The new version is housed in an industry-standard 48-pin TSOP package, and provides  high read/write performance, superior write endurance (with 8-bit BCH error correction code), as well as an extended range of operating temperatures, making it an excellent …

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Toshiba OCZ VX500 SSD Review (256GB/512GB/1TB) – A New MLC Contender In The Recent Sea of TLC

The OCZ Vector has been the top performing SATA SSD from the company for the past few years. Utilizing their proprietary Indilinx controller and most recently, Toshiba’s A19 NAND, they provided for strong performance for mainstream consumers as well as enthusiasts, but it did have its drawbacks in recent times. Since the release of the latest PCIe NVMe SSDs this year, …

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Toshiba HK4E Enterprise SSD Review (800GB)

What’s this? Another Toshiba HK4 series SSD review? Yes! This time around we are going to take a look at the higher endurance model of the HK4 family, the HK4E. The HK4E is rated for three drive writes per day rather than one like the HK4R. This does come at a cost though, the HK4E’s capacities are smaller due to over …

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