Branding seems to be everything these days with words like Optane and QuantX becoming commonplace in the world of flash. This morning during Micron’ Keynote at the Flash Memory Summit, Darren Thomas, GM and VP of Micron Storage, went a bit further than just revealing their new QuantX branding for ‘everything SSD’. They gave the audience an eyeful of what …Read More »
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Samsung To Release Magician 4.6 and 840 EVO Firmware Update — Performance Degradation Fixed At Last?
Some owners of Samsung 840 EVO SSDs were among an unfortunate group that began to experience performance degradation over time. (We previously covered this here and here) In a nutshell, their drives could not read “cold” data (that had sat unmodified for an extended period of time) at full speed. This issue thus far has been mostly limited to 840 …Read More »