Storage
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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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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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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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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...



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Micron Launches M600 SSD Touting Dynamic Write Acceleration Technology

According to a press release, Micron recently announced the new M600 SSD, which is Micron’s latest entry into the client SSD space. Available to OEMs only, the Micron M600 will be Micron’s new flagship client SSD, s...



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SanDisk Unveils Massive 512GB Extreme PRO SDHC/SDXC Memory Card

According to a recent press release, SanDisk is announcing the world’s first 512GB SDHC/SDXC UHS-I memory card, the SanDisk Extreme PRO, designed for professionals shooting 4K video, HD video, and high speed photography....



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HGST Announces World’s First 10TB HDD, Takes Capacity Crown Once Again

Several weeks ago, Seagate announced that had begun shipping the world’s first 8TB HDDs, taking the high capacity crown from HGST’s 6TB Ultrastar He6 helium filled HDDs unveiled in late 2013. Although it was a va...



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Toshiba, SanDisk Complete Second Phase Fab 5, Begins Construction on Fab 2

According to a recent press release, flash memory giants Toshiba and SanDisk recently announced that they’ve completed the second phase of expansion of Fab 5 at Yokkaichi Operations. Toshiba/SanDisk began construction on ...



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Seagate Samples First 8TB HDDs, Announces Availability in Q4

With the amount of data we’re consuming expanding on an exponential level, the demand for storage by both end users and big businesses has been increasing by leaps and bounds. After being stuck at the 4TB since 2011, WD...