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BIOSTAR Introduces New G330 Series SSD

BIOSTAR entered the SSD market with their G300 drive last fall and now the company is back with a successor and improved version called the G330. The new drive promises a 10% ...

April 28, 2017 at 5:00 pm by

SK Hynix Introduces 72-Layer 3D NAND Flash

SK Hynix just introduced the industry’s first 72-Layer 256 Gb 3D NAND Flash based on its TLC (Triple-Level Cell) arrays and own technologies. That is an impressive 1.5 ...

April 10, 2017 at 4:12 pm by

ADATA Launches XPG SX7000 PCI-E 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 SSD

ADATA launches a new NVMe drive called the XPG SX7000 and it is a more budget friendly drive than the recently released XPG SX8000. Where the SX8000 uses 3D MLC NAND, the new ...

April 6, 2017 at 2:11 pm by

SSD Prices up as Much as 36% in Some Areas

We have all noticed that SSD prices have gone up and we’ve heard that it is due to the current NAND shortage in regards to the needed supply. A new report from the ...

April 4, 2017 at 3:58 pm by

Apple, Amazon, and Google Seek to Buy Toshiba’s NAND Unit

At the end of last month, Toshiba’s shareholders voted to sell off the company’s NAND flash memory unit in order to cover nearly $9 billion in losses, and it has now ...

April 2, 2017 at 9:00 pm by

Toshiba Shareholders Agree to Sell NAND Flash Memory Unit

Most of us know Toshiba as a hardware manufacturer with products from mechanical and flash-based storage over notebooks and all the way to smart TVs, but the company is a lot ...

March 31, 2017 at 1:05 pm by

Palit Enters SSD Market with GFS and UVS Series

Being a source of great Nvidia-based graphics cards isn’t enough for Palit and they are expanding their products to include Solid State Drives too. The company launched ...

March 28, 2017 at 2:03 pm by

Know Your NAND: Storage Types Explained

We throw a lot of terminologies around when we report on solid state drive storage and you probably noticed them all at some point. However, you might not know exactly what ...

March 11, 2017 at 11:00 am by

ADATA Releases the SD600 External 3D NAND SSD

ADATA already has a long list of both internal and external storage drives that all impress in one way or another in their area. That’s no different for the latest ...

March 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm by

PNY Launches CS1311b Budget SSDs

After Samsung first introduced 3D NAND several years ago, the rest of the industry has finally caught up. Starting in 2016 and into 2017, many SSD manufacturers have started ...

March 7, 2017 at 10:58 am by

Toshiba Now Sampling 64-Layer, 512-Gigabit 3D Flash Memory

The cooperation between the large NAND manufacturers to create BiCS (Bit Cost Scaling) flash memory is bearing its fruits. Toshiba has now unveiled and announced its latest ...

February 22, 2017 at 2:59 pm by

Toshiba Now Selling Majority Stake in NAND Business

Over the last two months, reports started surfacing about the financial woes being faced by Japanese conglomerate Toshiba. After a series of scandals and disasters, the ...

February 15, 2017 at 1:10 pm by

Toshiba Starts Construction of Fab 6 for 3D NAND

Despite facing a variety of finance related issues over the past year, Toshiba appears to be committed to flash memory as ever. Due to the ongoing NAND shortage, many flash ...

February 10, 2017 at 10:15 am by

Toshiba Offered Whopping $3.6b for Flash Memory Business

Toshiba announced last month that it was selling a stake in its flash memory business, and reports have emerged suggesting that an unnamed company has offered a huge $3.6 ...

February 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm by

WD Reveals World’s First 512Gb 64-layer 3D NAND

Western Digital has started production of the world’s first 64-layer 3D NAND flash chips, developed in partnership with Toshiba. WD and Toshiba – which recently announced ...

February 7, 2017 at 8:54 am by