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Samsung’s New eMMC Pro Class 1500 Leverages Toggle 2.0 To Accelerate Mobile Devices

Samsung has started producing the fastest embedded flash/controller combination around for mobile devices like phones and tablets. Based on their new 2xnm Toggle 2.0 flash, the embedded processor and NAND (referred to as an enhanced multimedia card, or eMMC for short) should greatly enhance storage speeds of phones, tablets, and a bewildering array of other small devices. This newest eMMC, the …

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Hynix Acquires Link_A_Media Devices

Korean semiconductor fabricator SK Hynix has announced a deal to acquire California’s Link_A_Media Devices. Hynix manufactures NAND flash memory for SSDs and mobile applications in addition to other memory and semiconductor products. Hynix is the second largest memory products manufacturer by revenue behind fellow Korean firm Samsung. Back at Computex, Corsair announced announced a new line of high performance SATA III …

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Mach Xtreme Releases MX-KATANA, Creating Solid State Competition For The MacBook Air

Mach Xtreme Technology, well known for their extensive SSD product line, has announced the release of their low-profile 6Gb/s MX-KATANA Series of drives, which have been developed specifically with cramped quarters in mind. This means they should be a perfect complement to mobile devices such as Apple’s MacBook Air. Being LSI Sandforce based, the new products will offer Read/Write speeds of up to …

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Novachip Releases NVS3600A SSD Controller Propelling SSD Competition Forward

Novachips, a Korean firm well known for their high performance storage products, is releasing a new high performance SSD controller into the wild. Dubbed NVS3600A, the processor will be capable of providing read/write speeds of up to 530MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The controller will also deliver a commanding 60,000 4k IOPS, putting it on par with the best LSI Sandforce has …

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