SSDs are most likely not the first things that pop into your mind when you think about E3. That is exactly what Plextor aimed to change at the event this year – getting more gamers involved in SSDs and SSD technology. We looked around the small Plextor booth which had quite a neat setup. Two [...]
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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash memory technology, is announcing the release of FlashSoft 3.2 for acceleration of enterprise and data center applications. FlashSoft 3.2 will integrate with any server, storage and network infrastructure. This release follows on the heels of FlashSoft 3.1 for VMware vSphere that was released in April. SanDisk’s acquisition of [...]
Samsung Begins Full Production Of Industry-First Ultra-slim Notebook PCIe SSD — Sequential Reads Of 1400 MB/s!
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading memory technology provider, is announcing mass production of its XP941 PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drive (SSD) to be utilized in modern ultra-thin notebooks / laptops. Earlier this quarter, Samsung began supplying the new XP941 SSD to OEM notebook PC producers. With mass production of the XP941, Samsung is establishing [...]
Axtremex Technology, UK-based manufacturer and global supplier of memory devices, is announcing their new Micro SSD that features a USB 3.0 interface. The lightweight, durable and convenient to use Micro SSD is about 2/3 the size of a standard business card, and achieves sequential read/write speeds of 450 MB/s and 400 MB/s respectively. The Micro [...]
Mushkin, Inc., a premier designer and producer of high-performance computer products, has announced the official launch of their new Scorpion Deluxe PCIe SSD. The Scorpion Deluxe utilizes a quartet of SandForce controllers to achieve amazing performance. Mushkin’s original Scorpion PCIe SSD was targeted to designers of multimedia to offer a scalable 4-way format and maximum [...]
Transcend Information, Inc., a premier industrial-grade SSD manufacturer, has jumped on the JMicron bandwagon with their new SSD740 SATAIII solid-state drive (SSD). Transcend is marketing their latest offering as the ultimate SSD solution for devices utilizing more advanced operating systems, including Ultrabooks, notebooks, gaming systems and industrial desktop PCs. The SSD740 offers an impressive combination of [...]
If you were wondering who would be at the front of the pack with PCIe storage speed laptops, wonder no more. A great release early this morning by Anand shows the new MacAir as having been upgraded to Haswell and SSDs being PCIe based, with what appears to be a Samsung PCIe SSD within. The [...]
As new as Ultrabook form factor PCIe is to the SSD world, LSI SandForce isn’t the only at Computex 2013 to display an ultrabook SSD capable of speeds well above anything we are seeing in present PC systems. On display at the Plextor booth is their NGFF M.2 (PCIe) SSD which will be available in [...]
AN EARTHQUAKE OF A DISCOVERY Where we believed this year to be a very quiet year in the world of SSD technology, Computex 2013 has become one of the largest and most important SSD news events to date. We should have known. From 32 stories up on our day of arrival, we experienced a level [...]