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Micron Buys Tidal Systems – Acquires In-House SSD Controller

Right after announcing their 16nm TLC plans, Micron has acquired an SSD controller firm. Tidal Systems, made up of engineers from Link-A-Media Devices (LAMD) and SandForce was ...

October 4, 2015 at 1:27 pm by

Micron to start selling TLC SSDs this quarter

Micron Technologies is finally moving into the TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND market, with shipments of consumer SDDs starting in Q4 this year. TLC is generally cheaper than ...

October 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

OCZ RevoDrive 400 Revealed: NVMe Speeds for M.2

While we’ve long had M.2 SSDs, those drives have often been limited to either SATA speeds or suffered from the legacy AHCI protocol. In order to get around the legacy ...

September 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Intel Projects 100TB+ SSDs by 2019

Intel IDF 2015 is the gift that just keeps on giving. We’re still going through all the information Intel released during the event and now we have a prediction on the ...

August 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

SK Hynix Earmarks $26 Billion for Capacity Expansion

With the many stories about SSD price parity and the ever increasing size of SSDs, one imagines that NAND production will have to increase dramatically to fuel such gains. ...

August 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm by

Toshiba Wants 128TB SSDs with QLC and BiCS by 2018

  Remember those 6TB and 8TB SSDs some vendors have planned for next year? You can ignore those, because pretty soon, we’re going to get drives that are going 16x ...

August 25, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

Intel’s High-Speed SSD Coming in 2016

Intel has unveiled the Optane, its new high-speed SSD brand, at the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco. The super-fast solid state drive, produced in conjunction ...

August 19, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

Samsung Reveals 2.5-Inch 16TB SSD

Samsung has unveiled the world’s largest hard drive and, surprisingly, there’s no disc to be found. Revealed at the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has ...

August 13, 2015 at 5:30 pm by

Samsung Starts Mass Production of 256bit V-NAND

With super large SSDs arriving for both consumers and enterprise, the ability to produce dense NAND dies is critical. As with all silicon products, a denser die means lower ...

August 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Silicon Motions Presents New NVMe and SATA Turnkey Controllers

This has surely been an exciting year in storage with a lot of new breakthroughs being made available for the consumers and enterprises alike. We’ve seen a rise in ...

August 11, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

Seagate CEO – No One Uses SSDs for Storage

Seagate CEO Stephen J. Luczo has had some interesting choice words to say about how SSDs are used. In an earnings call to investors, Luczo noted that “no one uses SSDs ...

August 2, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

Intel and Micron Introduce the Next Generation of Memory

Intel has teamed up with Micron to create the next generation of memory and today’s press event was to announce this to the world. It was done with big words and as ...

July 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

SanDisk Plans 6TB and 8TB Enterprise SSDs for 2016

While consumers have just been treated to some of the largest SSDs they’ve been able to buy yet in the Samsung 2TB 850 EVO/Pro, the enterprise segment is already looking ...

July 26, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

Samsung Launches 2TB 850 Pro and 850 EVO SSDs

Super sized SSDs are not new as both SanDisk, Intel, as others have launched 2TB SATA SSDs already. However, those drives have all been enterprise or server oriented. ...

July 7, 2015 at 7:00 am by

WD Turns Their Blue Series Into SSHD Drives

Western Digital has a colourful range of hard drives which is kinda fitting right now with everyone turning their Facebook profile into a rainbow. We know the RED NAS drives ...

June 29, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

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