Posts Tagged ‘SSD’
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WD Expects $42 Billion Global Storage Market in 2015

According to a recent article by DigiTimes, Western Digital is projecting that the global storage market will reach $42 billion, up from $38 billion this year and $36 billion in 2013 thanks to significant demand for storage b...



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Review: Samsung 850 EVO 500GB SSD

3D V-NAND, Now Going Mainstream Several months ago, I attended the Samsung Global SSD Summit where I was first introduced to the Samsung 850 PRO along with its new 2nd generation 2-bit per cell MLC 3D V-NAND technology. At the...



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Review: Micron M600 256GB SSD

16nm MLC, Now for OEMs and SIs Over the years, we generally haven’t had much opportunity to check out very many Micron products. As Micron’s core business is with partners or OEMs rather than consumers, their produ...



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Intel Reveals 32-Layer 3D NAND Plans, Expects to Ship 2H2015

Last week, Intel held their annual investor meeting and Intel VP Rob Crooke took the stage for a few minutes to give investors some insight into Intel’s memory business. During his presentation, Crooke revealed some speci...



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Samsung Announces Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle

If you’re looking for a new high end 4K monitor or SSD and you’re looking forward to purchasing Assassin’s Creed Unity when it launches next month, Samsung may have just the perfect bundle for you. According ...



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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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Samsung 840 EVO Performance Fix Available Tomorrow

As reported several weeks ago, a number of users (including yours truly) were experiencing slow read performance issues with their Samsung 840 EVO SSD. At the time, the issue was just discovered by various Samsung 840 EVO owner...



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Review: Toshiba HG6 512GB SSD (THNSNJ512GCSU)

Toshiba’s Unicorn Last year, we were lucky enough to be one of the first to receive the opportunity to review the Toshiba Q Series Pro SSD. At the time, we never really heard much about Toshiba SSDs since Toshiba does...



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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...