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Intel's next generation SSDs coming soon, first performance results
Intel's next generation SSDs coming soon, first performance results
Intel and Micron have been promoting their new 3D Xpoint memory technology for a long time. Finally the technology is close to landing in computers ...... 22 Apr 2017 - 1 comment
Firefox might be killing your SSD, fix it with one simple step
Firefox might be killing your SSD, fix it with one simple step
Modern web browsers offer amazing functionality, speed, and performance. One of the best features without question is the session recovery. ...... 28 Sep 2016 - 6 comments
Samsung's new stamp sized SSD could be heading to next MacBook
Samsung's new stamp sized SSD could be heading to next MacBook
Samsung has introduced a new super small SSD that might only cover your regular postage stamp but can fit 512 gigabytes of data. This PM971-NVMe ...... 03 Jun 2016 - 2 comments
Samsung shows off 2.5-inch 16TB SSD
Samsung shows off 2.5-inch 16TB SSD
This week at the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has unveiled the "world's largest hard drive," a 16TB 2.5-inch SSD. The Samsung ...... 15 Aug 2015
Fixstars reveals 6TB 2.5-inch SSD
Fixstars reveals 6TB 2.5-inch SSD
Fixstars has unveiled the world's first 2.5-inch 6TB SSD, the largest capacity drive in that form factor. The company says the Fixstars SSD-6000M ...... 12 May 2015 - 3 comments
CES 2015: Samsung's tiny T1 SSD portable supports up to 1TB
CES 2015: Samsung's tiny T1 SSD portable supports up to 1TB
Samsung has announced a new portable SSD that is the size of a credit card and almost just as light. The new T1 supports storage up to 1TB, ...... 07 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
SanDisk buys up Fusion-io for $1.1 billion
SanDisk buys up Fusion-io for $1.1 billion
SanDisk has significantly enhanced their enterprise and datacenter strategy, purchasing Fusion-io for $1.1 billion in cash. Fusion-io specializes ...... 17 Jun 2014
SanDisk announces 4TB SSD with 8TB in the pipeline
SanDisk announces 4TB SSD with 8TB in the pipeline
SanDisk has announced this week the launch of the world's first enterprise-class 4TB SSD using 19nm process technology. Additionally, the ...... 05 May 2014 - 5 comments
Toshiba completes acquisition of SSD maker OCZ's assets
Toshiba completes acquisition of SSD maker OCZ's assets
In December, SSD maker OCZ filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after striking an agreement with Toshiba for the electronics company to purchase ...... 23 Jan 2014 - 2 comments
Intel to allow for overclocking of SSDs
Intel to allow for overclocking of SSDs
Intel has confirmed that it will demo how to overclock your solid-state drives (SSDs) at next month's Intel Developer Forum. At the event, ...... 25 Aug 2013 - 1 comment
Seagate releases its first consumer SSD
Seagate releases its first consumer SSD
Seagate Technology has announced the launch of their first client solid state drive (SSD) and the next generation of their enterprise SSDs. ...... 08 May 2013 - 3 comments
Seagate ceasing production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives
Seagate ceasing production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives
Seagate has announced today that it will cease production of 7200RPM mobile hard drives later this year. The company will continue to offer ...... 05 Mar 2013 - 16 comments
IBM acquires flash memory company TMS
IBM acquires flash memory company TMS
IBM has announced its purchase of Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a maker of flash memory products. The company markets itself as a designer ...... 17 Aug 2012
SSD prices have fallen 48 percent in the last year
SSD prices have fallen 48 percent in the last year
Although they are still not necessarily "cheap," prices for SSD have fallen dramatically in the last year. Overall, the average cost of an ...... 22 Jun 2012 - 2 comments
CES: Victorinox introduces 1TB mobile SSD
CES: Victorinox introduces 1TB mobile SSD
During the lead up to CES today, Victorinox is unveiling a new line of mobile SSD drives with capacities up to 1 terabyte. Victorinox is best ...... 09 Jan 2012 - 8 comments
Lite-On IT to start selling SSD this year
Lite-On IT to start selling SSD this year
As the popularity of the drives increase, unsurprisingly more manufacturers are trying to get into the game, with Lite-On IT being the latest to join in. ...... 04 Jun 2011 - 4 comments
Gartner: SSDs to get much cheaper in 2012
Gartner: SSDs to get much cheaper in 2012
Research firm Gartner has noted this week that it believes SSD drives will get much cheaper in 2012, in time for the market to have a break out. ...... 13 May 2011 - 4 comments
Seagate buys up Samsung HDD division for $1.375 billion
Seagate buys up Samsung HDD division for $1.375 billion
After searching for buyers of its money-losing HDD division, Samsung has announced today that Seagate has taken the business for $1.375 billion, ...... 19 Apr 2011 - 13 comments
Apple adds faster Samsung SSDs to MacBook Air?
Apple adds faster Samsung SSDs to MacBook Air?
It appears that Apple is quietly moving away from Toshiba's X-Gale SSDs to faster Samsung models for its MacBook Air ultra-portable. Over ...... 18 Apr 2011 - 2 comments
OCZ shows off Vertex 3 SSDs
OCZ shows off Vertex 3 SSDs
OCZ has debuted their Vertex 3 SSD line this week, with read speeds of 550 MB/s and write speeds of up to 520 MB/s. The drives will be available ...... 09 Apr 2011 - 4 comments
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