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SanDisk Posts Net Growth in 2014 Despite Q4 Setbacks

SanDisk recently announced Q4 and fiscal 2014 earnings, and they had some good news and some not-so-good news to share. So the good news. It’s good to be in the flash industry. SanDisk reported a record $6.63 billion in...



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JMicron Secures SSD Controller Orders from Western Digital

Taiwanese publication Commercial Times recently reported that storage controller supplier JMicron Technology recently secured SSD controller orders from Western Digital (WD), indicating that WD’s prototype 4TB “...



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CES 2015: OCZ Displays Vector 180 Series SSD, Z-Drive 6000 NVMe SSD

While OCZ’s biggest focus for CES 2015 was their upcoming JetExpress SSD controller, OCZ also took the opportunity to talk to us about their new OCZ Vector 180 consumer SSD and the OCZ Z-Drive 6000 enterprise SSD. The O...



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Preliminary Injunction Halts Sale of SanDisk ULLtraDIMM SSDs, IBM eXFlash Modules

A federal court in Northern California recently granted a preliminary injunction stopping the sale of SSD controllers sold by Canadian chipmaker, Diablo Technologies. The Diablo Technologies’ SSD controllers in question...



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CES 2015: OCZ Reveals New JetExpress SSD Controller, Expects to Ship 1H2015

Without a doubt, CES 2015 has been a huge show for SSD companies as practically everybody had something interesting to show. One of those companies is OCZ Storage Solutions who was quite excited to reveal their upcoming ...



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CES 2015: Plextor’s M6e Black Edition Packs PlexTurbo 2.0 Caching

In addition to the Plextor M7e, Plextor also revealed their new Plextor M6e Black Edition, which improves on the currently available Plextor M6e M.2 PCIe SSD. In terms of hardware, the drive uses the same Marvell 88SS9183 contr...



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CES 2015: Plextor’s M7e M.2 PCIe SSD Pushes 1,400MB/s

As one of the pioneers in the consumer M.2 PCIe SSD arena with the M6e M.2 PCIe SSD, Plextor is planning to continue pushing the boundaries of SSD performance with a new Marvell Altaplus powered Plextor M7e PCIe M.2 SSD which ...



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CES 2015: Kingston’s HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD, HyperX Savage SATA SSD

For CES 2015, Kingston showed off several new SSDs including the Marvell Altaplus powered HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe SSD, which we first covered back at Computex last year. Spec wise, the HyperX Predator SSD hasn’t reall...



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CES 2015: Crucial Unveils MX200, BX100 Entry Level SSDs, Crucial Storage Executive Software Suite

For CES 2015, Crucial is unveiling two new SSDs aimed directly at the entry level and mainstream markets.   Crucial MX200 First up is the Crucial MX200, which is the successor to the Crucial MX100 unveiled back at Computex...



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CES 2015: Samsung Silently Unveils EVO Plus, PRO Plus MicroSD, SD Cards

Samsung had a little surprise for us at their booth this year at CES 2015 as they displayed several upcoming, unannounced SD and microSD cards. Last year at CES, Samsung got serious about entering the branded memory card bus...