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August 10, 2017

Corsair Launches Neutron NX500 NVMe PCIe SSD

After the successful release of the Force MP500 PCIe SSD earlier this year, Corsair is adding another PCIe SSD to the mix with the new Corsair Neutron NX500.

The new SSD will be available in capacities of 400GB, 800GB, and 1600GB will come in an HHHL form factor and feature support for NVMe over a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface. Performance of the Neutron NX500 is rated at up to 3,000/2,400 MB/s sequential reads/writes and 300K/270K IOPS 4K random reads/writes. The NX500 will also feature MLC NAND for greater performance and reliability compared to TLC NAND.

The Corsair NX500 400GB and 800GB capacity drives are now available with the 1,600GB capacity drive available [...]

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February 11, 2017

Intel Optane DC P4800X 3D XPoint SSD Spec Sheet Leaked

Intel’s collaboration with Micron to develop 3D XPoint storage has been a long time in the works and for the first time, we’re getting a concrete idea of how Intel’s upcoming Optane 3D XPoint-based enterprise SSDs will perform.

According to a recently leaked spec sheet by Chinese technology website, Techbang, the upcoming Intel Optane DC P4800X a very admirable drive. Coming in the HHHL form factor, the Optane DC P4800X features up to 375TB of storage and features the PCIe NVMe interface which allows for sequential read/write speed of up to 2,400/2,000MB/s, and 4K random performance up to 550,000/550,000 IOPS respectively.

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January 11, 2017

CES 2017: Plextor Unveils M8Pe NVMe SSD, EX1 External SSD, 2017 SSD Roadmap, Wireless CD/DVD Drive

For the most part, SSD introductions were few and far in-between at CES this year, but SSD maker Plextor made a splash in CES with several new product announcements.


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The Plextor M8Se series of SSDs looks to bring the best cost to performance ratio to the high-end [...]

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December 7, 2016

WD Launches Ultrastar SN200, SS200 Series Enterprise NVMe SSDs

WD recently launched the HGST branded Ultrastar SN200 and SS200 series Enterprise NVMe SSDs.

The Ultrastar SN200 series, which is available in HHHL or SFF 2.5″ form factors will be offered in capacities of 800GB to 7.68TB. What’s most impressive here is performance as the flagship drive features sequential read performance up to 6.1GB/s and random read performance up to 1.2 Million IOPS, a massive 100% increase in sequential reads and 61% increase random reads over their last generation drive.

In addition to the Ultrastar SS200 series, WD is also introducing the HGST branded Ultrastar SS200 SAS Enterprise SSDs. Available in the SFF 2.5″ [...]

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July 27, 2016

Seagate Unveils 2TB XM1440 M.2 NVMe SSD, XP7102 NVMe AIC

With FMS 2016 coming up soon, new and exciting products are beginning to emerge from the various flash vendors and Seagate is among the first to let loose some details of their upcoming products.

To cater to the needs of the enterprise customer Seagate recently announced the Nytro XM1440 now with capacities up to 2TB. 

The Seagate Nytro XF1440 and the Seagate Nytro XM1440 are both drives that were launched at FMS last year, but at the time only the Nytro XF1440 in the 2.5″ x 7mm form factor scaled up to 2TB. With the recent announcement, the Nytro XM1440 will now achieve a full 2TB capacity in the M.2 22110 form factor. This will make the Nytro [...]

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August 18, 2015

FMS 2015: Toshiba Announces XG3, BG1, PX04P NVMe SSDs, Displays PX04S SAS 12Gb/s SSD

FMS was a huge show for Toshiba this year and at their booth, they showed off several new NVMe-based PCIe and SAS SSDs for both their client and enterprise storage lines.

The Toshiba XG3 SSD family is designed for high-performance notebooks and PCs. Utilizing a Toshiba branded controller (likely a jointly developed controller with Phison) along with Toshiba 15nm MLC, the XG3 is capable up to 2,400/1,500 MB/s sequential reads/writes thanks to its PCIe Gen 3 x4 NVMe interface. As usual, Toshiba also brings their proprietary QSBC (Quadruple Swing-By Code) ECC algorithms.

Maximum capacity on the XG3 is 1TB with a dual sided M.2 2280 form factor drive. [...]

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August 17, 2015

FMS 2015: Samsung Unveils 6.4TB, 1 Million IOPS PM1725 PCIe SSD

At FMS 2015, Samsung not only took the crown for introducing the highest-capacity 2.5″ SSD in the industry, but they also took the crown for introducing the highest performance SSD as well. Designed for enterprise customers looking for high performance solutions, the Samsung PM1725 is capable of reaching a staggering 1 million IOPS in a single drive making it the fastest SSD in the world. In order to do this, Samsung is utilizing their new Samsung EPIC SSD controller along with their latest 256Gb 3-bit MLC 3D V-NAND technology.

The Samsung PM1725 will come in two varieties – the HHHL and the 2.5″ SFF form factor. Performance on the different form [...]

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August 17, 2015

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-Drive 6300 SFF Z-Drive 6300 AIC Form-Factor SAS 2.5″ SFF SAS 2.5″ SFF HHHL Controller PMC-Sierra Princeton PMC-Sierra Princeton PMC-Sierra Princeton NAND Toshiba A19nm MLC Toshiba A19nm eMLC Toshiba A19nm eMLC Capacity 800GB/1600GB/3200GB 800GB/1600GB/3200GB 800GB/1600GB/3200GB/ 8TB (Coming Soon) Sequential Read Up to 2900MB/s Up to 2900MB/s Up to 2900MB/s Sequential Write Up to 1900MB/s Up to 1400MB/s Up to [...]
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June 3, 2015

Computex 2015: OCZ’s Introduces Trion 100 TLC SSD, 6.4TB Z-Drive 6300


OCZ’s biggest product announcement at Computex 2015 is the Trion 100 series SSD, which is squarely designed for the cost conscious mainstream consumer. To achieve this, the Trion 100 leverages not only Toshiba’s A19nm TLC, but also an all new Toshiba Alishan controller.

We thought it was strange that OCZ would still use A19nm with 15nm on the horizon, but we were told that A19nm is a more mature, more well understood process than 15nm which is why A19nm was used. Future iterations of the drive will certainly see a shift to 15nm. As for the controller, we weren’t told much about it other than the fact that we’ll be seeing more [...]

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December 30, 2015

Review: Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD 480GB

The Fastest M.2 Drive You Can Buy Today

Earlier this year I visited Kingston at CES, and while it’s typically uncommon with memory companies to unveil a ton of new stuff, Kingston actually had quite the showing with the centerpiece of it all being their new HyperX Predator PCIe SSD. Of course, this wasn’t the first time Kingston had showed off the HyperX Predator. Back at Computex last year, Kingston was extremely excited to show off early prototypes of the HyperX Predator although I had my doubts whether it’d come to market within a reasonable timeframe. The reason for this is because up until the HyperX Predator, Kingston had never been in the PCIe SSD market [...]

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