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Review: Samsung SM951 512GB PCIe SSD

Samsung Dominates… Again During last year’s Samsung SSD Global Summit, Samsung made some pretty big announcements. Among them was the introduction of 3D V-NAND to the consumer market and the introduction of the Sam...



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AMD Confirms New High Bandwidth Memory in GPUs Coming This Quarter

Along with AMD’s massive desktop CPU announcements, AMD also made some big announcements on the GPU side, chief among them the use of new High Bandwidth Memory, or HBM, on GPUs coming this quarter. AMD will be the first...



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AMD Introduces Zen, Zen+ Architecture, Expects 40% IPC Performance Increase

AMD recently dropped some huge announcements today at their Financial Analyst Day in New York and confirmed previous rumors that a new desktop CPU based on completely new architecture is expected to be released in 2016. As expe...



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Samsung Expected to Launch 48-Layer 3D V-NAND, 10nm Class DRAM This Year

48-Layer 3D V-NAND When it comes to the NAND business, few companies can match the expertise of Samsung. Back in late 2013 Samsung introduced 24-layer 3D V-NAND, becoming the first NAND manufacturer to mass produce 3D NAND. Wi...



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Review: OCZ Vector 180 480GB SSD

The Vector Series Goes A19nm CES 2015 was a pretty big show for the entire storage industry as a whole and OCZ in particular had a strong showing this year with the unveil of their highly anticipated JetExpress controller. Alon...



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Review: Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD 480GB

The Fastest M.2 Drive You Can Buy Today Earlier this year I visited Kingston at CES, and while it’s typically uncommon with memory companies to unveil a ton of new stuff, Kingston actually had quite the showing with the c...



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Intel, Micron Share New Information on 32-layer 3D NAND

Not to be outdone by Toshiba/SanDisk’s introduction of their 48-layer BiCS 3D NAND earlier today, Intel/Micron recently held a webinar announcing that they’ve begun shipping their 3D NAND product as well. Intel/Mic...



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Toshiba, SanDisk Now Shipping 48-Layer BiCS 3D NAND

It’s been a little over half a year since Samsung launched their 3D NAND based Samsung 850 PRO, and it looks like Toshiba and SanDisk are finally making some inroads with their own 3D NAND technology as well. According t...



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Review: Crucial BX100 1TB SSD

Crucial’s First Silicon Motion Powered SSD At CES earlier this year, Crucial introduced two new entry level/mainstream SSDs which were expected to hit the market sometime in Q1. The first was the Crucial MX200, which is ...



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Inside Newegg’s Hybrid Center Feat. Monster Madness Event

Several days ago, I was fortunate enough to be invited to Newegg’s Monster Madness event hosted at their Hybrid Center in City of Industry, CA. Since I’ve never had the opportunity to check out Newegg’s Hybr...