Tag Archives: U.2

Micron Announces Portable SSD and 96L TLC Powered Enterprise SSDs

Crucial Memory and Micron, their parent company, have got some big announcements today. At Micron Insight in San Francisco, the company announced a bunch of new products, including their first portable SSD under the Crucial brand as well as two new enterprise SSDs. Crucial X8 Portable SSD Crucial’s next step into the consumer market includes a sleek-looking portable SSD, the …

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Intel SSD DC P4510 Enterprise NVMe SSD Review (2TB/8TB)

Intel has recently expanded their lineup to include some higher capacities and new form factor SSDs that are infused with their latest 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory. With this announcement, we were able to get our hands on some of their latest tech, 2TB and 8TB samples of their DC P4510. While these bad boys aren’t the exotic Enterprise …

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LiteOn Demos Open Channel on Protoype U.2 SSD and Unveils EP3 M.2 NVMe SSD – Flash Memory Summit 2016 Update

From the emergence of new flash storage server companies to more participation from the big players in flash, we are seeing FMS grow year after year as more and more gain interest in speedy memory. We see companies delivering break through products and solutions as well as industry wide trends forming. One of these trends seems to be revolving around newer technology …

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Liqid SSDs and Software Enable 50GB/s and 10 Million IOPS Performance – Flash Memory Summit 2016 Update

Liqid is a newer SSD solutions company that revolves around making innovative and disruptive technology for the bare-metal cloud to enable hyperscale agility to the masses. What does this mean? Well, through their reference SSD designs and software architecture they are able to deliver what is some of the best performance we have seen at FMS 2016 so far. First seen at …

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HGST Ultrastar SN100 Enterprise NVMe SSD Review (3.2TB)

With the introduction of the Samsung XS1715, back in 2014, we were able to review our first ever PCIe SSD in a 2.5″ form factor. Utilizing the NVMe interface, it provided from some jaw dropping performance. At the time Intel also had (and still has) multiple 2.5″ form factor PCIe SSDs within their Intel SSD Data Center family lineup. These products, while they aren’t exactly bleeding edge any longer, answer …

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Toshiba’s Client and Enterprise Lineup – CES 2016 Update

Toshiba’s show room was packed with NVMe goodness and a bit more. To start off, while Toshiba does not target the consumer retail market under their name they do target OEM and enterprise customers with their client and enterprise products. Thus, many consumers end up using their storage devices without even knowing it! Nothing is necessarily new from what we …

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