Tag Archives: M.2

Lite-ON Announces EP1 Series Of M.2 PCIe Gen 2×4 Enterprise SSD

Lite-ON, a leading producer of enterprise flash storage devices, is announcing its new EP1 series of M.2 PCIe Gen 2×4 enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs). Lite-ON’s EP1 series are designed to solve today’s enterprise storage challenges and address the limitations that hard drive technology imposes on storage infrastructures. Lite-ON’s announcement of the EP1 series is being made at Dell World 2014 …

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Transcend MTS800 M.2 2280 SATA SSD Review (128GB)

We have been seeing more M.2 SSDs lately, a lot of which are companies’ first steps into the market since the form factor is so new. They have been designed to meet strict size requirements and allow for greater flexibility in product development. They are the perfect fit for mobile devices with their compact size and light weight. Transcend was …

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KINGMAX M.2 2242 SATA SSD Review (128GB)

KINGMAX started off back in 1989 and has been committed to becoming a leader in global memory technology since. They manufacture an array of memory products from DRAM to USB drives to SSDs. They have been offering 2.5″ SSDs since 2008 and the release of their M.2 2242 and M.2 2280 SATA SSDs marks their first step into the M.2 world. …

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SSD of the Week – Crucial M550 M.2 SATA SSD

Crucial has been a leader in delivering value to their customers, whether it be in their SSDs or their great customer support. A few weeks ago we dubbed their new MX100 one of the best budget 2.5″ SSDs out. It follows in the footsteps of their M550. However, the new MX100 series doesn’t have any M.2 or mSATA form factors …

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Micron M600 M.2 SATA SSD Review (256GB)

M.2 SSDs are starting to gain traction. The Samsung XP941 is starting to become more available and Plextor won Best of Show with their M6e at FMS this year. Both LiteOn and Hynix displayed some 1TB M.2 SSDs and LSI showed off some M.2 reference designs with their latest SF37000 controller. However, these larger capacity products aren’t going to be …

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Kingston SM2280S3 M.2 SATA SSD Review (240GB)

The introduction of the SM2280S3 M.2 SSD last June marked Kingston Technology’s first entry to the M.2 SSD arena.  For those new to M.2 SSDs, M.2 marks the standardization of smaller form factor SSDs to sizes smaller than what we have seen in mSATA.  M.2 accommodates both SATA and PCIe performance, while at the same time offering capacities as high …

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Apacer Launches mPDM+ and M.2 PCIe SSDs

Since Apple’s adoption of the PCIe SSD in the 2013 MacBook Air, the market for PCIe SSD’s has exploded in popularity. The best part about it that we as consumers are reaping the benefits of incredible data transfer speeds, while the size of the SSD is dramatically decreasing. Today, another manufacturer, Apacer, has announced that they will responding to this …

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Micron Announces M600 Client SSD Family To Include Notebook, M.2 and mSATA Form Factors

Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in storage technology, is announcing their next generation SSD, the M600. The M600 is a client-class SSD that sets the bar for high performance, high power efficiency, and robust endurance. The M600 comes in multiple form factors to cover not only the mobile market, but the performance oriented PC desktop and video capture systems market …

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