Category archives for: Storage

New Silverstone Enclosure Turns M.2 SATA SSD into a USB Thumb Drive

Silverstone has a new accessory that can turn your M.2 form factor solid state drive into a USB thumb drive, provided you’re ready to move onto something faster or more capacious (or both). M.2 SSDs are those gum stick-sized SSDs that plug directly into a compatible motherboard. However, not all M.2 SSDs are the same—some still use […]

HGST Offers World’s First 14TB Hard Drive

Western Digital shipping the world’s first 14 terabyte hard drive  and even sports power saving, too. Sold by Western Digital’s HGST brand, the helium-filled Ultrastar Hs14 promises 60 percent lower idle power use per terabyte when compared to the 8TB air-filled drives that are common today. It’s also available in two formats: SATA and Serial […]

Nintendo and Western Digital Join for Nintendo Branded Cards for Switch

Nintendo and Western Digital have formed a global partnership to create Nintendo-licensed memory cards for use in Nintendo Switch video game systems. The microSDXC cards will be available in capacities of 64 GB and 128 GB, and will feature the Nintendo Switch and SanDisk logos. “Western Digital is a global leader in memory storage, and […]

SanDisk Debuts World’s Highest Capacity UHD Card

Western Digital today announced its 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. Two years after introducing its record-breaking 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card, Western Digital has doubled the capacity within the same tiny form factor. Keeping up with the demands of today’s mobile-centric lifestyle, the new […]

Seagate Is Back in the SSD Biz with the Nytro 141 Series

Seagate hasn’t released a new consumer SSD since the 600 and 600 Pro, but today word came out that they releasing the Nytro 141 series, starting with the Nytro 141 256GB. Like the 600 and 600 Pro, Seagate plans to continue utilizing two products built with similar hardware but with modified firmware to tackle more […]

Alphacool Announces Two New M.2 SSD Cooling Products

Alphacool has added two new M.2 SSD coolers to its lineup with the introduction of the HDX-2 and HDX-3 cooling kits. Both units offer a 4x PCIe card with a built-in M.2 slot, mounting hardware, and thermal pads for both single- and double-sided M.2 SSDs. The goal with these products is to prevent thermal throttling caused […]

Samsung Electronics Increasing Production of HBM2 Memory

  Samsung Electronics is planning to expand supply of ultra-fast HBM2 (High Bandwidth Memory) by taking production to full-scale. Samsung hopes to dominate this market by increasing its mass-production capability faster than its competitors. The HBM2 memory uses Samsung Electronics’ 3D stacking technology  to improve bandwidth, on full-scale. This product will be used for high-performance AI […]

Intel Debuts Budget Minded 545 SSD Line

Intel has lunched the Intel SSD 545SSD.  This is the first solid-state drive to use 64-layer TLC 3D NAND chips. Since each chip can store more data than past chips, fewer are required to reach the standard SSD storage capacities. This should aid in lower SSD costs. at first, Intel will offer a 512GB SSD […]

Western Digital Is the First with 96-Layer 3D NAND Storage Memory

Western Digital has announced that it has successfully developed its next-generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS4, with 96 layers of vertical storage capability. Sampling to OEMs  should start in the half ofthis year.   Production of products based on the new tech is expected in calendar year 2018. BiCS4, which was developed jointly with Western Digital’s […]

ADATA Launches XPG SX7000 Line of NVMe PCIe SSDs

  ADATA has added another line of M.2 PCIe SSDs to their catalog with the XPG SX7000. These drives support NVMe and claim up to 1800 MB/s sequential read performance and 850 MB/s sequential write performance, with both tests measured on CrystalDiskMark at a queue depth of 32. Interestingly enough, their ATTO sequential write results, […]

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