Tag Archives: NGFF

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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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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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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JMicron Displays M.2 PCIe SSDs – Computex 2014 Update

Our meeting with JMicron this morning at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan, met with the introduction of two new M.2 PCIe SSD controllers to the SSD arena, the JMicron JMF810 and JMF811.  The 810 is a PCIe X2 (two lane) controller, while the 811 (PCIe X4) will stand beside that of LSI SandForce (SF3700) and Marvell (Altaplus) in Q4 of this …

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ASRock Z97 Extreme6 Motherboard Capable of Supporting M.2 (NGFF) SSD With Speeds Up To 32Gb/s

Intel Z97 based motherboards will be making their appearance very shortly and, once again, ASRock seems to flexing their muscle. If you remember their release of the Z87 series, they literally blew away competitors by releasing the Fatal1ty Killer AMD board with the worlds first native PCIe x2 M.2 socket, accomplishing the task of breaking that infamous SATA performance barrier …

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