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Samsung Releases Updated Series 830 SSD Firmware As Initial Release Affects Several SSDs – UPDATE

Samsung’s 830 SSD, highly regarded for its excellent performance and reliability, has just received a firmware update which is causing some real problems with Series 830 SSD owners. The update, which was intended to enhance several key aspects of stability in the SSD, can reportedly cause a BSOD after the flashing process is complete. The article has been updated through …

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Kingston Releases SSDNow V+200 SATA 3 ‘SandForce Driven’ SSD

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Kingston’s SSD family has always been somewhat complicated, but the V/V+ SSDs have always been about value. The V Series  was JMicron controlled and modestly priced, while the V+ units were Toshiba controlled and slightly more expensive.  Kingston has gone another direction in their V+200 SATA 3 SSDs. Using async 25nm Intel memory paired with the SF-2281, the V+200 is …

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Great Positioning For NVELO As Caching SSD Solutions Expected To Skyrocket

According to market research firm iSuppli, caching SSD shipments are set to increase 100 fold over the next four years. The main catalyst for this remarkable growth is the expected massive proliferation of Ultrabooks, whose presence was undeniable at this years CES. While success isn’t guaranteed, it’s clear that the industry has high hopes for this market, and is going …

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Intel Keynote And Future Plans- Storage Visions 2012 Update

Today Intels’ Robert Crooke, Corporate VP and GM of the NVM (Non-Volatile Memory) Solutions Group, delivered an impressive Keynote speech. To keep things in perspective, one must recall that Intel has been in the SSD Flash manufacturing market for some time.  Intel has been developing this type of solution since 1992 and time has brought about many changes and advancements. …

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Micron Reports Growing Flash Demand As Volume Sales Go Up and Memory Price Goes Down

Micron Technology, a major supplier of NAND flash, reported their first fiscal quarter earnings Wednesday evening. While the results were somewhat inconsistent and below analysts’ expectations (DRAM sales are slow), the word of the day when it comes to flash memory is “growth”! In the first quarter, Micron saw an approximately six percent increase in NAND sales. In addition, Micron …

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