Category archives for: Storage

Micron’s 3D QLC NAND Flash Memory May Lead to Larger SSDs

Micron is planning to launch a line of solid state drives based on three-dimensional (3D) quadruple-level cell (QLC) flash memory, similar to what Toshiba announced last June. While initial products will take aim at the enterprise sector, and in particular datacenters that rely on 7,200 RPM hard drives, according to The Register, it’s only a matter of […]

New Details on Intel SSD 760p Performance Specs

  We have more details about the upcoming Intel SSD 760p (small p for flash, large P for 3D XPoint) in the form of a datasheet. All capacities will feature a single-sided M.2 2280 form factor.The component side of the drive will feature a cooling strip to help remove heat from the controller.   The drive will match the […]

G-Technology G-DRIVE R-Series USB 3.1 Type-C SSD Provides Fast and Mobile Storage

One of the more interesting storage options being featured at the year’s CES is the G-Technology 2TB G-DRIVE R-Series USB 3.1 Type-C mobile SSD. Designed for on-the-go users who need rugged storage that can withstand tough conditions while in the field, this SSD features IP67 water and dust resistance, shock and vibration resistance, drop protection […]

G.Skill Debuts Another Record Setting DDR4 Ram Kit

G.Skill announced a new DDR4 SO-DIMM memory kit that it claimed is the fastest in the world. The G.Skill Ripjaws series is known to offer blazing fast memory frequencies, and round the firm clock cycle appears to be set on releasing new and faster kits every couple of months. (yes, that is a very bad […]

Intel Looks to be Shipping an New Optane SSD 900P at 1.5TB

Right now, the Optane SSD 900P is only available in 280GB and 480GB models. They are great drives for those of who need very fast performance to get our work or play done.  Today it looks like the top model’s  storage size will increase three fold soon.  According to a Product Change Notification (PDF)  that […]

MyDigitalSSD Is First to Market with Phison E8 NVMe Based SSDs

MyDigitalSSD was able to sweep the entry-level NVMe market with the SPX using Phison‘s PS5007-E7 NVMe controller and Toshiba 15nm MLC . The company’s NVMe SSD successor comes under the SBX name and uses the Phison PS5008-E8 controller. The smaller controller was designed to break new ground in pricing and power efficiency. This is Phison’s […]

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 […]

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