Tag Archives: Samsung

Samsung 870 QVO V-NAND SATA 3 SSD Review (1/2TB)

It isn’t too often that we’re reviewing SATA 3 SSDs these days.  The reason of course is that that bigger and better gets all the attention.  Data transfer speeds of 550MB/s are all to often forgotten when PCIe 4×4 is now moving data at just under 10x that.  Similarly, capacities up to 2TB are fairly common but we have really …

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Samsung Portable SSD T7 Touch Review (500GB)

It is no secret that I am a fan of portable storage.  Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSDs rank tops as we can hit speeds of 2.8GB/s, however, anything above SATA is a bonus when you work in the media world and take the amount of photos as I do.  Retail sales of flash storage has conformed just a bit as of …

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Samsung 860 QVO SSD Review (1TB/2TB) – Every Little Bit Counts

If you are up to spec in the tech storage field, 4-bit mlc (multi-level cell) is all the rage.  If you are a typical consumer, things get just a ‘bit’ confusing.  After all, what does your search for adequate storage have to do with anything but price, warranty, speed and capacity?  Actually quite a bit (intended pun), as electronic storage …

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Samsung Uses Tech Day 2018 to Announce 7nm EUV Process Node, SmartSSD, QLC-SSD and More!

Samsung has recently concluded their Tech Day 2018 from San Jose, CA, and is announcing new innovations that help maximize datacenter efficiencies, and to enable AI and other enterprise and emerging technologies.  Key revelations from Samsung Tech Day 2018 include: 7nm EUV process node from Samsung’s Foundry Operations delivers significant improvements in power, performance and size. SmartSSD is a field-programmable …

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Samsung Announces Four New Models Of Data Center SSDs for Enterprise and Big Data Business Applications

Samsung is announcing their newest lineup of Data Center SSDs for small and medium businesses (SMBs) that address today’s, as well as future trends in high performance computing storage in a big data era.  Samsung’s new series of Data Center SSD solutions is comprised of the 860 DCT, the 883 DCT, the 983 DCT and the 983 ZET.  Samsung’s latest …

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Samsung X5 Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD Review (1TB)

So we have been on a bit of a kick lately, testing as much TB3 external storage as we could find.  And things have come along.  Where we were once restricted to external storage of 500MB/s, today’s portable storage is capable of almost 6 times that with Thunderbolt 3.  Don’t jump so fast though as TB3 is still rather niche …

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