Solid State Drives Guide
Plextor has just announced its new flagship consumer SSD at Computex 2014, the M6 Pro, which features PlexTurbo caching technology for even greater performance.
Prototype WD PCI Express hybrid drive benchmark spotted in the wild at Computex 2014 and appears to achieve the current gen SATA Express 1GB/s bandwidth utilization.
Engineered for gamers, PC enthusiasts, and media professionals who run graphics-intensive applications, the Extreme Pro SSD boasts sequential read speeds of 550MBps and write speeds of up to 520MBps, and features SanDisk's nCache Pro technology to optimize speed and endurance for heavy workloads.
Seagate has just announced that it has agreed to a deal to acquire LSI's flash businesses from Avago for US$450 million in cash.
Marvell has just announced its new 88SS1083 controller, which is also the world's first fully SATA Express compliant PCIe SSD controller.
HYPER by Sanho Corporation has just announced the launch of the iStick - the World's first USB flash drive that has an integrated Lightning connector for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch - via Kickstarter.
ASRock's new Ultra M.2 socket for forthcoming SSDs looks to be promising, but does it work? At a local ASRock Z97 motherboard launch event, we managed to catch it in action with a Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 SSD. Read on for more details and a snapshot of its results!
Announced earlier this year at CeBIT 2014, the new Plextor M6S SSD has finally arrived on our shores. We put it through its paces to see how it fares against the current crop of mainstream SSDs.
ASRock has announced its Ultra M.2 Gen3 x4 socket, touted to be three times as fast the current PCIe x2 M.2 interface. This new socket from ASRock is also versatile as it is able to accommodate M.2 devices of various lengths. More details and benchmarks inside!
The new NAND flash memory modules enable storage capacities of up to 64GB with SLC type NAND flash memory. Measuring only approx. 22 x 42mm, the modules support use in M.2 slots and will be available from August 2014.