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FMS 2015: OCZ Unveils Z-Drive 6000 Dual Port PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe SSD

At FMS 2015, OCZ showcased both their Z-Drive 6000 Series SSDs. OCZ also revealed their latest Z-Drive 6000 PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe Dual-Port SSD for enterprise and data centers. Manufacturer OCZ OCZ OCZ Model Z-Drive 6000 SFF Z-Dr...



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FMS 2015: Lite-On Showcases EP2, CX2 PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSDs

For FMS 2015, Lite-On’s biggest showing was the EP2 SSD designed for enterprise and datacenter applications. The Lite-On EP2 succeeds the Lite-On EP1 with improved performance, reduced latency and capacities up to 2TB. In...



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FMS 2015: Samsung Announces 16TB PM1633a Enterprise SSD

Following the announcement of the Samsung PM953, Samsung also announced the PM1633a which, thanks to Samsung’s new 256Gb 48-layer 3-bit MLC 3D V-NAND, claims to be the world’s largest drive (flash or mechanical) w...



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FMS 2015: Samsung Announces PM953 PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD

At FMS 2015, Samsung made a number of new announcements one of which is Samsung’s upcoming PM953 PCIe SSD, which will likely be the successor to the Samsung SM951 we reviewed previously. The Samsung PM953 will come in bo...



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FMS 2015: Phison Displays E7 PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe 1.2, S11 DRAM-Less SSD Controller

For FMS 2015, Phison showcased two upcoming controllers. The first and the most interesting is the Phison PS5007-E7 controller. Designed for the next generation of NVMe SSDs, the PS5007-E7 is a PCIe Gen3 x4 controller with f...



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FMS 2015: Silicon Motion SM2260 PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe 1.2 SSD Controller

At Computex earlier this year, we got our first glimpse at the Silicon Motion SM2260 controller, but only a few basic details were shared at the time. Silicon Motion promised some additional details at FMS, so we decided to c...



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FMS 2015: Samsung Talks 256Gb 3-Bit 48-Layer 3D V-NAND

As reported previously, Samsung unveiled their 3rd generation 3D V-NAND and at their keynote, Samsung shared a few more details on the new NAND. As expected, the 3rd generation 256Gb 3-bit 48-Layer MLC 3D V-NAND has 1.4x more...



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FMS 2015: Toshiba Develops 8-Stack, 16-Stack TSV for NAND

During their keynote at FMS, Toshiba also announced that they’ll be producing the world’s first 8-stack and 16-stack TSV (Through-Silicon-Via) NAND packages. Thanks to TSV NAND stacking, Toshiba is able to attain ...



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FMS 2015: Toshiba Talks QLC BiCS FLASH for Archival SSDs

FMS 2015 has been a big show this year with multiple vendors announcing new 3D NAND technologies. Alongside Toshiba’s announcement last week that they’re soon sampling their 256Gb 48-layer BiCS 3D NAND product, Tosh...



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Samsung Announces 256Gb 48-Layer 3-Bit MLC 3D V-NAND

Samsung has begun mass production of the industry’s first 256Gb 48-layer 3-bit MLC (TLC)3D V-NAND flash memory just one year after the launch of their 32-Layer TLC 3D V-NAND. The improved stack height allows for incre...