Posts Tagged ‘SSD’
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SanDisk Announces Availability of 15nm NAND, Production Ramp 2H2014

Following Toshiba’s recent announcement regarding their mass production of 15nm NAND, SanDisk recently announced the availability of their own 15nm technology (SanDisk 1Z-nanometer technology) on both 2bit per cell and 3-...



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Toshiba Announces Mass Production of 15nm NAND

Once again, the SanDisk/Toshiba juggernaut takes the lead as Toshiba recently announced plans for mass production of 15nm 2-bit MLC at the SanDisk/Toshiba jointly owned Fab 5 in Yokkaichi, Japan. The new 15nm fabrication proces...



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Review: Crucial M550 512GB SATA SSD

M500, Evolved When Crucial first launched the M500 last year, it was a pretty big deal. It was the first time Crucial (Micron) had begun shipping their latest high density 128Gb 20nm synchronous MLC NAND, and with that included...



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Review: Plextor M6M 256GB mSATA SSD

Marvell 9188′s First Appearance At CES earlier this year, one of the SSD vendors with a lot to show off was Plextor who had a number of new SSDs planned for early 2014. Among the SSDs they showed were the Plextor M6e, a M...



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Review: ADATA Premier Pro SP920 512GB SATA SSD

ADATA’s First Marvell Based SSD It’s been quite a while since we’ve reviewed our last ADATA SSD, and up till this point ADATA has always been a strong supporter of SandForce based products. Late last year we h...



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Review: SanDisk A110 256GB M.2 PCIe SSD

Exceeding 6Gb/s At CES earlier this year, M.2 and PCIe was definitely among the major talking points for SSD technology. Every SSD manufacturer had something to say and almost everyone had something to show as well. A couple we...



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Review: Plextor M6e 256GB M.2 PCIe SSD

M.2 Has Landed When we take a look at the history of HDD storage technology, it hasn’t really been all that interesting for a very long time. Sure HDD capacities have increased by leaps and bounds and costs have decreased...



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SSD Shipments Up 82% in 2013, Expected to Rise Another 50% in 2014

The numbers are out and according to a recent report published by global information company, IHS Technology, SSD (Solid State Drive) shipments in 2013 have gone up a whopping 82% while HDD (Hard Disk Drive) and ODD (Optical Di...



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Review: OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD

New Name, New SSD. Meet the OCZ Vertex 460 The last few months haven’t been pretty for OCZ. Late in November of last year, OCZ hit rock bottom when they¬†filed for bankruptcy, and within the next two months, Toshiba purch...



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Post-Toshiba OCZ SSD Warranties Confirmed, PSU Warranties Still Unclear

After OCZ’s bankruptcy back in late November 2013 followed by Toshiba’s acquisition of OCZ’s assets two months later, one of the biggest questions for OCZ consumers is “What happens to the warranty on my...