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2014 Samsung SSD Summit: XS1715, SM1715 NVMe PCIe SSD

During Samsung’s SSD Summit, Samsung displayed a ton of never-before-seen OEM partner only SSDs, including two PCIe SSDs and a NVMe demo which caught my eye. The first PCIe SSD is the Samsung XS1715, which is a PCIe G...



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2014 Samsung SSD Summit: Samsung SM951 M.2 PCIe SSD

Although Samsung has been fairly tight lipped about their XP941 M.2 SSD ever since it went into mass production back in June of last year, Samsung recently also silently revealed the Samsung SM951, an upcoming SSD that appear...



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Samsung SSD Summit 2014: Samsung 845DC PRO

As one of the more quiet introductions for the SSD Summit, Samsung recently introduced a new 3D V-NAND based datacenter/enterprise oriented SSD, the Samsung 845DC PRO, which along with the previously reviewed Samsung 845DC E...



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Samsung SSD Summit 2014: Samsung SM953 M.2 SSD

Here at the 2014 Samsung SSD Summit in Seoul, Korea, Samsung had an entire room filled with SSDs to show off – one of which caught our eye. Labeled as the Samsung SM953, this M.2 22110 (22×110) form factor drive carr...



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SanDisk Purchasing Fusion-io, Further Strengthens Enterprise SSD Portfolio

In a not-too-surprising move, SanDisk recently announced that they’ve entered an agreement to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1 billion cash, further strengthening SanDisk in the enterprise SSD space. Fusion-io, primarily known ...



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Updated Roadmap Reveals Intel 750, DC S3710, DC S3610 SSDs for Q4 2014

According to an article recently published by computer hardware news site TechPowerUp, Intel recently posted an updated SSD roadmap for their presentation at 3D Revolution 2014 which revealed Intel’s plans on the SSD fro...



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Computex 2014: LSI SandForce SF3700 Update (feat. ADATA, Kingston)

After announcing the SandForce SF3700 back in November of last year, LSI SandForce and their board partners have been relatively quiet on the upcoming controller. At CES earlier this year, we were hopeful that LSI was going t...



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Computex 2014: Allone Cloud Disk Drive 101 RAMDisk Pulls 500,000 IOPS

While storage performance have increased by leaps and bounds with the popularization of SSD technology, volatile memory (DRAM) is still the champ when it comes to raw performance. Unfortunately, with volatile memory being vola...



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Computex 2014: OCZ Pulls 3.8GB/s Off Dual RevoDrive 350 SSDs in RAID 0

Without a doubt, OCZ’s RevoDrive 350 PCIe SSD is fast. Designed for workstation and entry level enterprise, each RevoDrive 350 is capable of sequential read/write performance up to 1,800MB/s and random 4K read/write perf...



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Computex 2014: Kingston HyperX M.2 PCIe x4 Marvell Altaplus Powered SSD

With LSI’s SandForce division changing hands numerous times within a matter of months and the seemingly endless delays with SandForce’s long anticipated SF3700 series controller, even SandForce’s largest part...