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Samsung Posts Lowered MSRPs For 970 PRO And 970 EVO SSDs

Sales of the Samsung 970 PRO and 970 EVO M.2 NVMe SSDs are due to begin tomorrow (May 7), and it appears that Samsung may be making a last-minute adjustment to their suggested retail prices. An attentive reader has pointed out that two different sections of Samsung's web site are showing product listings for the 970 series. The Samsung Business site is showing the prices as originally announced last month, but the consumer-oriented Samsung site is showing substantially lower prices indicating a 25% cut to the 970 PRO prices and 5-13% cuts to the 970 EVO prices…
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Samsung 30.72 TB SSDs: Mass Production of PM1643 Begins

Update 2/21: Adding power consumption figures for the PM1643 drive, new features.

Samsung this week announced that it has started mass production of its PM1643-series SSDs. These are monstrous data storage devices, with up to 30.72 TB capacity each. The new drives use Samsung’s 64-layer 512Gb TLC V-NAND memory chips stacked in 1 TB packages. Later this year Samsung plans to expand the PM1643 lineup with SSDs featuring other capacities.

Samsung’s PM1643 30.72 TB SSD is the company’s highest-capacity mass-produced drive …
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ATP Launches M.2 NVMe SSDs: 3D MLC, SMI, Extreme Temps, Up to 2.5 GB/s

ATP has introduced its new lineup of SSDs aimed at industrial applications and are designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions, such as extreme temperatures and humidity. The new ATP M.2 NVMe drives use 3D MLC memory to maximize their endurance, and are driven by what we believe to be a SM2260 controller. They come in come in M.2-2280 form-factor (as the name suggests), use a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface and demonstrate a rather high read performance of up to 2.5 GB/s. Such performance levels are rare for industrial-grade SSDs, as they typically rely on a SATA interface and offer …
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Best SSDs: Holiday 2017

It's been only two months since the last update to this guide, but with the holiday sales starting it's time to check where SSD prices are at. There haven't been many new SSD product releases lately and the rollout of 64-layer 3D NAND is proceeding slowly. We don't expect any new releases of significance before the end of the year. Most brands are saving up their announcements for CES in early January. As a result, our recommendations have barely changed.

The most visible SSD product launch in recent months was obviously the Intel Optane SSD 900p. In almost ever…
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HighPoint SSD7101A-1 NVMe RAID Controller Review – Samsung and Toshiba M.2 SSDs Tested

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When it comes to storage management, RAID configurations of some kind have proven to be top dog when it comes to performance.  This was initially shown in our report of the Intel 910 PCIe SSD way back in 2012 and, more recently, with the Kingston DCP1000 NVMe SSD that reached 7GB/s throughput and over 1 …

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Toshiba Announces PM5 and CM5 Enterprise SSDs Featuring 64-Layer 3D BiCS Flash Memory

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Toshiba is announcing development of their newest flagship enterprise SSDs, both featuring Toshiba’s latest generation of 64-layer 3D BiCS FLASH™ memory.  The PM5 is a 12Gbit/s SAS series of drives, while the CM5 is their new enterprise NVMe drive.  Both are built with Toshiba’s latest 64-layer 3D 3-bit-per-cell enterprise-class TLC (triple-level-cell) BiCS FLASH™, allowing today’s …

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Supermicro faz apresentação prévia do sistema de armazenamento NVMe Petabyte em 1U que dá suporte ao novo fator de forma “ruler” para SSDs da Intel® na Cúpula da Memória Flash

Novo sistema NVMe all-flash em 1U desenvolvido em colaboração com a Intel irá disponibilizar armazenamento em escala de petabyte e eficiência térmica 40% maior SAN JOSE, Califórnia, 9 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), líder mundial em tecnol…



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