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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...


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Review: Micron M510DC 480GB Enterprise SSD

16nm cMLC in the Enterprise Last year, we reviewed the Micron M500DC SSD which was a low cost enterprise SSD designed for the cloud/hyperscale server market. At the time, enterprise SSDs were generally expensive, high endurance...


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Toshiba Announces PX04S Line of Third Generation Enterprise SAS SSDs

Toshiba is once again raising the bar in enterprise storage with the release of their new PX04S line of SAS SSDs. Leveraging Toshiba’s in-house 19nm eMLC NAND along with a Toshiba/Marvell co-branded controller, the PX04...


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Seagate, Micron Jointly Launch S1200.2, S600DC Series SAS DataCenter SSDs

After announcing their multi-year “strategic” partnership back in February of this year, Seagate and Micron is now reaping the fruits of their labor with a brand new SAS SSD designed for the enterprise market. Marke...


Toshiba, SanDisk Develops World’s First 256Gb 48-Layer BiCS NAND

Following their announcement earlier this year that their 128Gb 48-layer BiCS 3D NAND was shipping, Toshiba and SanDisk recently announced that they’ve also developed the world’s first 256Gb 48-layer BiCS 3D NAND. ...


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Skylake-S CPUs Leaked on Ebay Ahead of Launch

Two of Intel’s upcoming Skylake-S desktop processors have been put up for sale on Ebay Australia two days before their official launch which is expected at Gamescom. The 14 nm based Skylake Intel Core i7-6700K and the Int...


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Review: Samsung 850 EVO, PRO 2TB SSD

2TB Consumer SSDs Are Here Generally when I talk to people about SSDs and how great they are, two concerns almost always pop up. The first concern of course is cost. While cost has been getting more and more competitive in the ...


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Action Platformer Skyhill Coming October 6th

At E3 this year, I had a chance to check out several indie developers who were developing some pretty promising new games. One of the studios I checked out was Mandragora Studio who’s currently developing the Steam Greenl...


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Microsoft Officially Launches Windows 10

The wait is over boys and girls, Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system has landed! As the successor to Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows 10 brings some much needed improvements to the popular operating system. Aside f...


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Cougar’s New 230M, 250M Mice Target Gamers on a Budget

A great gaming mouse is a linchpin component of any gamer’s peripheral arsenal and over the years manufacturers have been focused on appealing to all types of preferences. Unfortunately, throughout the process of expandin...


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OnePlus 2 Revealed, Starts at $329

OnePlus, the Chinese mobile phone company trying to revolutionize cheap yet powerful smartphones has just revealed their latest flagship smartphone. Aptly named the 2016 flagship killer, the OnePlus 2 is looking to carry on ...


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OnePlus 2 Design Leaked Ahead of Launch

OnePlus 2, the next flagship phone from the renouned Chinese phone company OnePlus, will debut on July 27. But we won’t have to wait that long to get a glimpse of what it’s going to look like. According to Anzhuo.cn...