Posts Tagged ‘SSD’
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Review: Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD

Phison’s S10 Ignites Asynchronous MLC NAND Although once dominant as the go to pre-packaged SSD controller solution for most tier 2 and tier 3 SSD manufacturers, SandForce’s aging SF-2281 controller has been rapid...



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Seagate, Micron Announce Multi-Year Strategic Agreement

In a joint announcement recently made by Seagate and Micron, the two storage juggernauts recently revealed that they’ve entered into a multi-year strategic agreement, combining their expertise to more quickly and more e...



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SanDisk Posts Net Growth in 2014 Despite Q4 Setbacks

SanDisk recently announced Q4 and fiscal 2014 earnings, and they had some good news and some not-so-good news to share. So the good news. It’s good to be in the flash industry. SanDisk reported a record $6.63 billion in...



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Review: Samsung Portable SSD T1 500GB

Ultrafast External Storage at Under 1 Ounce Let’s face it. External hard drives kind of suck. They’re slow, they’re heavy (even the portable ones), and one drop no matter how minor may result in complete dat...



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Review: Plextor M6e Black Edition 256GB PCIe SSD

Plextor M6e, Now Back in Black Last year, we had the pleasure of checking out Plextor’s M6e SSD which was one of the first PCIe SSDs on the market using the M.2 form factor. At the time we were fairly impressed with the d...



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CES 2015: OCZ Displays Vector 180 Series SSD, Z-Drive 6000 NVMe SSD

While OCZ’s biggest focus for CES 2015 was their upcoming JetExpress SSD controller, OCZ also took the opportunity to talk to us about their new OCZ Vector 180 consumer SSD and the OCZ Z-Drive 6000 enterprise SSD. The O...



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Preliminary Injunction Halts Sale of SanDisk ULLtraDIMM SSDs, IBM eXFlash Modules

A federal court in Northern California recently granted a preliminary injunction stopping the sale of SSD controllers sold by Canadian chipmaker, Diablo Technologies. The Diablo Technologies’ SSD controllers in question...



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CES 2015: OCZ Reveals New JetExpress SSD Controller, Expects to Ship 1H2015

Without a doubt, CES 2015 has been a huge show for SSD companies as practically everybody had something interesting to show. One of those companies is OCZ Storage Solutions who was quite excited to reveal their upcoming ...



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CES 2015: Plextor’s M6e Black Edition Packs PlexTurbo 2.0 Caching

In addition to the Plextor M7e, Plextor also revealed their new Plextor M6e Black Edition, which improves on the currently available Plextor M6e M.2 PCIe SSD. In terms of hardware, the drive uses the same Marvell 88SS9183 contr...



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CES 2015: Plextor’s M7e M.2 PCIe SSD Pushes 1,400MB/s

As one of the pioneers in the consumer M.2 PCIe SSD arena with the M6e M.2 PCIe SSD, Plextor is planning to continue pushing the boundaries of SSD performance with a new Marvell Altaplus powered Plextor M7e PCIe M.2 SSD which ...