Tag: SSD

Samsung Wants To Make Cheaper SSD Storage For Everyone

Samsung is now mass producing a cheaper variant of its ultra-expensive 4 TB QLC SSDs, promising to make more affordable storage solutions for the consumer class. Pricing has yet to be revealed, though.

Computers August 8, 2018

Samsung 970 PRO, 970 EVO NVMe SSDs' Prices Drop As They Hit The Shelves

The Samsung 970 PRO and 970 EVO NVMe SSDs were launched just recently. As a nice surprise, they rolled out at lower prices than originally announced.

Computers May 7, 2018

Samsung 970 PRO, 970 EVO NVMe SSDs Are Built For Speed

Samsung revealed the 970 PRO and EVO as its newest generation of NVMe SSDs, The company claimed that its performance, reliability, and speed, set the bar higher for the market.

Computers April 26, 2018

Samsung 30 TB SSD, Featuring The Most Memory In A 2.5-Inch Drive, Starts Mass Production

Samsung started mass production of a 30 TB SSD, which will be the biggest solid state drive in the world in terms of capacity. However, there is still no word on when the device will go on sale and its price.

Computers February 21, 2018

Samsung Unveils Portable SSD T5 With Speeds Of Up To 540 MBps, And It’s Really Small

Samsung has unveiled a new SSD that’s only slightly smaller than a business card. The Portable SSD T5 comes with up to 2 TB of storage, and it’s pretty fast.

Gadgets August 16, 2017

Western Digital Unveils ‘My Passport SSD’ With USB Type-C And Up To 1 TB Of Storage

Western Digital is going to release a portable SSD storage drive called My Passport SSD, available in configurations of up to 1 TB. Available this quarter, the drives will still be more expensive than your average external HDD.

Gadgets April 7, 2017

Intel Unveils First Optane SSD With High Memory Capacity

Intel has unveiled its brand new SSD, the Optane DC P4800X, which comes with 375 GB storage capacity. The company also announced other Optane SSD variants, which will be released to the market this year.

Computers March 20, 2017

Seagate Raises The Bar: 16TB Hard Drive Set For 2018, 20TB For 2020

Seagate has announced that it will be coming up with a 16 TB hard drive within the next 18 months. The company is also aiming to launch a 20 TB hard drive in the next three years.

Computers February 5, 2017

Best SSDs 2016: Which Should You Buy To Upgrade Your Old Laptop?

SSDs are slowly becoming the new normal, and while quite a number of them are priced expensively, transitioning to an SSD storage system is still manageable. Here are the best SSDs you can buy right now.

Computers December 25, 2016

New 13-Inch MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar Confirmed To Have Removable SSD: Upgrade After Purchase Possible?

A teardown by OWC revealed that the SSD module of Apple's new 13-inch MacBook Pro with no Touch Bar is removable. This means that customers will be able to apply aftermarket upgrades to the computer.

Apple October 30, 2016

Western Digital Returns To The SSD Scene With WD Blue, WD Green: Sizes Go From 240 GB To 1 TB

Western Digital released its first SSD products after its SanDisk acquisition last May. While the company has only made one SSD product in the past, the SanDisk takeover made it the second largest SSD manufacturer today.

Computers October 11, 2016

Samsung Unwraps 960 PRO And EVO Solid State Drives: Here's Why Technophiles Are Drooling For These Products

Full steam ahead seems to be Samsung’s motto when it comes to releasing new solid state drives. In this vein, the company added more to its lineup in the form of the 960 PRO and EVO.

Computers September 23, 2016

Most Laptops Will Have SSDs Instead Of HDDs By 2018, Report Says: Is This Good Or Bad For Consumers?

A report claims that by 2018, most laptops that will be sold will be equipped with solid state drives, or SSDs, instead of hard disk drives, or HDDs. Is this a good thing or a bad thing?

Computers August 30, 2016

Seagate Unleashes 60 TB SSD: Imagine What You Can Do With All That Storage

Seagate has unveiled a 60 TB SSD, which is the largest capacity SSD in the world. The drive is capable of storing 400 million photos or 12,000 DVD movies, and is expected to be released next year.

Computers August 10, 2016

Samsung Unwraps Massive 4 TB 850 EVO SSD: Speed And Space In One Package

Samsung silently unveiled its 4 TB 850 EVO SSD on its site. Here is what to expect from this particular variant of the 850 EVO.

Computers July 12, 2016

Samsung Unveils 512GB SSD That's Smaller Than Your Thumb

Samsung has unveiled the PM971-NVMe, a 512 GB SSD that is smaller than a person's thumb. The new SSD does not sacrifice performance in the downsizing, as it is capable of triple the performance of the regular SATA SSD.

Computers June 1, 2016

Samsung 750 EVO SSD Gets 500 GB Capacity, Worldwide Availability And Attractive Price Tag

Samsung announced that its 750 EVO lineup got enriched with a 500 GB SSD. The 750 EVO 500 GB SSD comes loaded with Dynamic Thermal Guard protection, RAPID Mode and TurboWrite technologies, making it fast and very affordable.

Computers May 26, 2016

Samsung Starts Mass Producing World's First 10-Nanometer 8 GB DDR4 RAM

Samsung announced it started mass producing the industry’s first 10-nanometer class, 8 GB DDR4 DRAM chips. The new chips, which can deliver up to 3,200 Mbps of data transfer rate, mark another milestone achievement for the company.

Computers April 7, 2016

Seagate Unveils Fastest SSD Ever With 10GB/s Throughput Performance

Seagate announced the fastest ever SSD, which can transfer data at high speed of 10GB/s. The price of the new SSD remains unknown for now but it will be available this summer.

Computers March 9, 2016

Samsung Outs 16TB SSD But The Big Question Is 'How Much?'

Samsung is rolling out the 16 TB SSD it showcased last year, and while it does offer a huge capacity, it will also come with a pretty hefty price tag.

Computers March 3, 2016

Say Hello To Cheap Solid-State Drives, Goodbye To Hard Disk Drives As SSD Prices Drop

One day, SSDs may be just as affordable as old magnetic platter spinning hard disk drives. Over the years, prices for SSDs have fallen so significantly that analysts predict newer computers will be equipped with SSDs instead of HDDs.

Computers December 4, 2015

Get 'Assassin’s Creed Syndicate' For Free If You Buy A Samsung Solid-State Drive Or Monitor

Ubisoft teamed up with Samsung once again to deliver a number of 'Assassin’s Creed Syndicate' bundles. The promo will include a free copy of the newest title along with a purchase of select solid-state drives or monitors by Samsung.

Video Games October 16, 2015

Flash Memory Giant SanDisk In Sale Talks With Rivals Micron And Western Digital

SanDisk entered talks about a corporate acquisition with competitors Western Digital and Micron. Rumors about the merge of the three memory drive producers shook the stock markets, causing the shares of all companies to surge.

Deals October 15, 2015

New Samsung SSD 950 Pro Can Read At Screaming-Fast Speed Of 2,500MB/Sec

Samsung unveiled its fastest mainstream SSD yet. The SSD 950 Pro is slated to arrive in stores in October.

Computers September 24, 2015

Samsung Unveils Super-Fast 950 Pro SSD With Speeds Up To 2,500MBps

Samsung will launch the fastest SSD next month, the 950 Pro, with read speeds four times faster than its predecessor.

Computers September 23, 2015

SanDisk Launches $40 SSD Upgrade Service

SanDisk unveiled its new SSD Concierge Service Tuesday. This service provides live-video support to consumers as they migrate their data and install a new SSD on their laptops for a price of $40.

Computers August 18, 2015

Samsung Unwraps PM1633a, A 16TB SSD With Hefty Tag Price: What Are The Affordable SSD Options Available?

Samsung has unveiled the world's highest-capacity solid-state disk, the 16TB PM1633a, but it's expected to come with a hefty price tag of around $5,000. If you're looking for something cheaper, here are some good and reliable options that won't break the bank.

Computers August 15, 2015

3D NAND Chips By Intel And Micron Make 10TB SSD Possible

Intel and Micron's 3D NAND technology could allow for SSDs to have memory capacities of up to 10TB, challenging the V-NAND technology of Samsung.

Computers March 28, 2015

Samsung Portable SSD T1 Review Roundup: Portable, Pricey but Tiny Drive can Pack a Terabyte of Data

Samsung's new portable hard drive boasts high performance in a minuscule build. Dubbed the Samsung Portable SSD T1, it measures 71 by 53 by 9 mm, weighs a mere 30g, but registers write speeds of up to 319.7MBps and read speeds of 392.3MBps.

Gadgets January 22, 2015

CES 2015: Samsung Outs Portable SSD T1, Big Storage that Fits in Your Pocket

In an era of growing cloud popularity, Samsung takes the road less traveled with its latest external storage device.

Gadgets January 6, 2015

Samsung, Kingston SSDs Survive Tech Experiment (or Torture). Two Petabytes and Still Going

An SSD Endurance Experiment showed that the drives of Samsung and Kingston are capable of handling two petabytes of data writes. The drives in particular are the Samsung 840 Pro and Kingston HyperX 3K.

Computers December 6, 2014

Twitter Now Lets You Search Any Tweet. Ever Tweeted

Twitter makes a search engine makeover. Now, users can search all tweets from any period of time since Twitter was launched in 2006.

Internet November 19, 2014

Microsoft betting big on the cloud and putting money on its strategy

While small when compared with its total operations, Microsoft's cloud services make up a $4.5 billion sector of the company. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says there should be no doubt that Microsoft is fully behind its cloud business.

Internet October 20, 2014

SecureDrives SSD promises ultimate data protection, self-destructs with a text message

UK company Secure Drives reveals new solid state drives that have the unique ability to self-destruct their data. Stored data on the drive are always protected from unauthorized access.

Gadgets October 2, 2014

AMD rolls out Radeon R7 solid state drives

AMD has introduced its first line of SSDs: the Radeon R7. The company has partnered with Toshiba-owned OCZ to release the new solid-state drives.

Computers August 20, 2014

HGST: We built the fastest flash memory drive to date

HGST has unveiled a flash card that it claims is the fastest around. Latency has been improved with hardware and software tweaks.

Gadgets August 4, 2014

Amazon goes SSD route for Elastic Block Store to boost speed, cut costs

Amazon has added the option of SSD volumes to its Elastic Block Store, promising speed and lower overhead. Customers are already loving it.

Internet June 19, 2014

Samsung begins mass production of 1TB SSD using new 3D V-NAND technology

The world has yet to see a 1TB-SSD laptop, but it won’t take long now. Samsung has begun producing the world’s first 1TB SSD drives for computers using a new technology called 3D V-NAND.

Computers May 29, 2014

sTec to showcase PCIe-based SSDs in virtualized environments at VMworld Europe 2013

sTec said it will showcase its PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid-state drives (SSDs) at next week's VMworld Europe 2013 conference in Barcelona, Spain.

Business October 10, 2013

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