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Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review (1TB/2TB) – Every Little Bit Counts

If you are up to spec in the tech storage field, 4-bit mlc (multi-level cell) is all the rage.  If you are a typical consumer, things get just a ‘bit’ confusing.  After all, what does your search for adequate storage have to do with anything but price, warranty, speed and capacity?  Actually quite a bit (intended pun), as electronic storage …

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Samsung Announces Mass Production of Industry’s First QLC (4-bit, quad-level cell) SSD For Consumers — Up to 4TB In a Single 2.5″ SATA Drive

Samsung is announcing that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first QLC (4-bit, quad-level cell) SATA solid-state drive (SSD) for consumers.  Based on 1-terabit (Tb) V-NAND that features outstanding performance similar to Samsung’s 3-bit design, their QLC SSDs are expected to offer new levels of efficiency to consumers, with capacities of up to 4TB in a single 2.5″ …

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Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NVMe SSD Review (250GB/1TB)

Last month we took a look at the best performing SSD, Samsung’s 960 PRO. Packed with Samsung’s latest MLC V-NAND, new Polaris controller, and put together with their engineering expertise, it easily sped off to the top of our charts. Not only that, but it did so without even utilizing their latest NVMe 2.0 driver. The 960 Pro is the enthusiast class …

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Samsung Announces Worldwide Availability of 750 EVO SSD As Well As New 500GB Capacity Model

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., world-leading experts in advanced memory devices for over 30 years, is announcing worldwide availability of its 750 EVO series of solid-state drives (SSDs).  The 750 EVO series are offered in capacity points of 120GB, 250GB and an all new 500GB version.  The 750 EVO series are ideal for PC builders and mainstream users seeking to migrate …

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

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 850 EVO M.2 SATA SSD Review (120GB/500GB)

A few months ago we reviewed the the little brother to the Samsung 850 Pro, the Samsung 850 EVO in its SATA III 2.5’’ form factor.  Now it’s time for the spotlight to shift to a new form factor, M.2. Just as with the 2.5″ model, this M.2 variant utilizes their new 32-layer TLC 3D V-NAND technology as well as …

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The SSD Review SSD of the Week

Last week we looked throughout the flash memory market to find what we thought were the Top SSD Picks for Fall 2014. In response to the unexpected response to that article, we have decided to post a new weekly article that identifies the best SSDs, and SSD prices, found each week. This week, we have chosen to highlight the Samsung …

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Samsung TurboWrite Adds Up To 3X Speed to 840 EVO SSDs – 2013 Samsung SSD Global Summit Update

With their introduction of the 840 Evo, Samsung has introduced a proprietary TurboWrite Technology which significantly increases the performance of the Samsung 840 Evo family, the top increases being seen in lower capacity SSDs.  As an example, where a Samsung 840 may have displayed write performance up to 140MB/s yesterday, the new EVO will increase to 410MB/s.  Similarly, the 250GB …

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