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Samsung Begins Mass Production of 3-bit MLC 3D V-NAND

Following Samsung’s introduction of the world’s first 32-layer 3-bit MLC (TLC) 3D V-NAND for SSDs at Flash Memory Summit earlier this year, Samsung recently announced that they’ve begun mass production of th...



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Samsung 840 EVO Performance Fix Available Tomorrow

As reported several weeks ago, a number of users (including yours truly) were experiencing slow read performance issues with their Samsung 840 EVO SSD. At the time, the issue was just discovered by various Samsung 840 EVO owner...



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Review: Toshiba HG6 512GB SSD (THNSNJ512GCSU)

Toshiba’s Unicorn Last year, we were lucky enough to be one of the first to receive the opportunity to review the Toshiba Q Series Pro SSD. At the time, we never really heard much about Toshiba SSDs since Toshiba does...



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SanDisk Launches X300 SSD Using X3 TLC NAND

Several months ago SanDisk launched their first ever consumer client TLC (Triple Level Cell) NAND based SSD, the SanDisk Ultra II, and now SanDisk is bringing the same technology (and its benefits) to business/enterprise users...



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Samsung Begins Mass Production of SM1715 PCIe NVMe SSD

According to a recent press release, Samsung announced that they’ve begun mass production of their new 3.2TB SM1715 PCIe NVMe SSD. “Since 2013, Samsung has introduced a range of industry-first 3D V-NAND-based SATA...



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Nvidia Game24: Nvidia Launches GeForce GTX 980, GTX 970 Maxwell GPUs

Last Thursday, we were lucky enough to be invited to attend Nvidia’s first ever Game24 event, a 24 hour event dedicated to the celebration of PC gaming. While Nvidia made the event sound like a typical gaming event, we k...



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Samsung 840 EVO Read Performance Degradation Fix Coming Soon

Over the past few weeks, there’ve been tons of reports on various websites flying around the internet regarding a Samsung 840 EVO read performance degradation issue that’s been causing older files stored on the d...



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ASUS Plans Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Motherboard Competitors

According to a recent article by DigiTimes, ASUS is planning a lawsuit against several motherboard competitors for patent infringement. ASUS claims that according to their initial investigation, their proprietary “OC Soc...



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Samsung Mass Producing 20nm 6Gb LPDDR3 Mobile DRAM

After becoming the first DRAM manufacturer to manufacture 4Gb desktop DDR3 on the 20nm node back in March of this year, Samsung has recently announced that they’re now the industry’s first to begin mass production ...



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SanDisk Launches Extreme PRO microSD Cards Up to 95MB/s

Last week at IBC, SanDisk unveiled the SanDisk Extreme PRO 512GB SDXC UHS-I, making SanDisk the first manufacturer to produce a 512GB SD card, and this week SanDisk is revamping their microSD cards by introducing the world...