Articles about ssd (page 2)

World’s Biggest SSD Launched With 13TB Of Storage
Back in the day when SSDs weren’t as common as they are today, they came in really small storage sizes and cost a tiny fortune. These days SSDs are still expensive compared to regular HDDs, but they are considerably more affordable, especially considering that they have also increased in storage capacity.

Sandisk Extreme 510, 200GB Connect Wireless Stick
SanDisk today announced the launch of its new high-speed, water-resistant all-terrain portable Solid State Drive at the International Consumer Electronics Show 2016 in Las Vegas. It has been designed with videographers and photographers in mind who require a fast and reliable solution for their storage needs, the SanDisk Extreme 510 portable SSD promises to deliver that on both the location and in the studio.

Sandisk X400 World's Thinnest 1TB SSD
AT CES 2016 today, SanDisk has unveiled its X400 solid state drive which it claims to be the world’s thinnest one terabyte M.2 SSD. It’s also said to be the first single-sided 1TB SATA m.2 form factor that’s just 1.5mm in height.

Samsung T3 SSD Gets Metal Body, USB Type C
Not so long ago, Samsung created a bit of a shock in the SSD world with the ultra-fast Samsung T1 SSD. When I reviewed it, I was surprised to see that, over USB 3.0, it was nearly as fast as my internal SATA drive. At CES 2016, Samsung launches the Samsung T3 SSD, the next-generation T-Series SSD drive.

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Samsung SSD 950 PRO Review
Every year Samsung releases a brand new SSD product and this year is no exception. For 2015, Samsung introduces the world’s first (another one) NVMe PCIe SSD the Samsung 950 PRO [official 950 Pro page].The 950 PRO is basically assembled with the best components and features that Samsung SSD has to offer to date. The board and the controller are from the OEM SM951-NVMe while the memory are from the […]

Samsung 950 PRO SSD: Performance Explosion
At the 2015 Samsung SSD Global Summit, Samsung has introduced its latest SSD product, the 950 PRO SSD. This new storage product will come only in the M2 form-factor which allows its use in select thin laptops in addition. There’s also support for PCIe 3.0 which ensures optimum drive performance. The good news is that the performance improvement is mind-boggling. 

Brinell Creates SSDs Decked Out In Wood, Leather And Steel
Are you fed up of how boring SSDs look and would you rather purchase one that was more fashionable than what everybody else has? Brinell has just the products you need, this German company has created solid state drives that are decked out in wood, steel and leather. Since these are premium materials the SSDs will cost a pretty penny but as they say, you get what you pay for.

SanDisk Wants To Help You Switch To SSD
If you’re considering upgrading your PC you might opt for an SSD instead of a conventional hard disk drive, sure they’re a bit expensive than HDDs but they offer significantly better performance and that’s why many are making the switch. If you’re unsure about how to switch from HDD to SSD fear not, SanDisk has introduced the first SSD upgrade service that offers live video support.

Samsung Introduces New V-NAND SSDs
Are SSDs getting to be the norm when it comes to storage? Not really among the general computer user, but among the enterprise crowd, yes, it is catching up. Still, hard drives are more affordable per GB as opposed to SSDs, although there area also plenty of benefits associated with SSDs – as you can tell by our Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB review at the end of last year. […]

Samsung Launches 2TB SSDs For PCs
If you’ve been looking to increase the storage on your desktop PC and are in the market for a faster alternative to conventional hard drives then Samsung has just the thing for you. The company today launched its 2TB solid state drives for PCs which bring a great amount of storage coupled with fast data transfer speeds to meet the needs of the discerning user. The 2-terabyte 850 PRO and 850 EVO […]

World's First 6TB SSD Will Be Released In July
We can never have enough storage in our machines which is why most of us rely upon external hard drives and cloud storage services to store data. Most laptops and computers now come with a few terabytes of hard drive storage anyway but even that doesn’t seem to be enough. Those who would rather use SSDs than HDDs are however limited in their options, because high capacity SSDs are still not […]

Samsung SSD 850 EVO Review (mSATA and M.2 500GB)
It did not take long for Samsung to release two new form factors of their EVO series, the mSATA and the M.2. While the mSATA version was expected, the M.2 was a pleasant surprise since that format is favored over the mSATA.There will be no new features nor ground breaking innovations, both drives are built with the same components as the 2.5in version but housed on a smaller PCB. What it […]

How To Wipe A Hard Drive (Permanently)
Wipe data from your hard drive completely, making it impossible to recover data from it.

Mushkin ECO2 Solid State Drive Line Launches
Mushkin Enhanced MFG, which is a name that is associated to that of an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance and mission-critical computer products, has just announcd a partnership with Newegg.com when it comes to the rolling out of the brand new ECO2 range of solid-state drives. Mushkin themselves are far from being strangers when it comes to delivering high performance SSDs without users having to break the bank, and […]

Samsung T1 SSD Review: Portable Storage Redefined
Launched at CES 2015, Samsung new T1 Portable SSD has been designed to create a “new category” of flash storage, somewhere between a USB key, with which it shares a very compact size and light weight, and a regular portable drive with which it can compete in terms of storage capacity. On paper, the Samsung SSD T1 fits the bill completely, providing not only raw performance and compactness, but also […]

Mushkin STRIKER 2.5-Inch SSD Is An All-Rounder
[CES 2015] Mushkin is a name that is synonymous with high performance memory, and this time around, they have taken the grand occasion known as CES 2015 to unveil the latest member of their STRIKER series of solid state drives. Touted to offer top-tier performance specifications, the Mushkin STRIKER 2.5” SSD is yet another step in the right direction for Mushkin to deliver a truly balanced SSD solution which offers […]

Samsung Portable SSD T1: A New Design For Portable Drives
While you may think that the Flash Storage market is pretty much mature and well catered for, Samsung has come up with a product that is designed to address a specific segment between small storage like cards and USB keys and SSD drives in a USB case.Samsung’s Portable SSD T1 aims to accomplish three things: first, it needs to be fast, and on that front, the Portable SSD T1 controller […]

SanDisk SSD Plus And SanDisk Ultra II mSATA SSD
Storage used to be a competition between hard drive manufacturers to see who can cram in the largest amount of space in a single 2.5″ or 3.5″ chassis. Well, times have definitely changed, this is for sure, and SanDisk intends to move in the right direction where the consumer SSD space is concerned through a couple of new models – the 2.5″ entry level drive known as the SanDisk SSD […]

Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250GB Review
I consider myself as a mainstream user. My computer needs do not require the latest and the fastest at a premium price. After the release of the 850 PRO line which I reviewed last July, I was eager to see what Samsung would come up with the 850 EVO line since it is a better match for my computing usage and wallet.I am familiar with the Samsung SSD products. I […]

Samsung 850 PRO 256GB Review
The revolution has arrived. Up to the release of the Samsung 850 PRO, the most common strategy was to shrink the die to increase higher bit densities in order to reduce cost and while offering higher capacity. Shrinking a planar layout can only take you so far.  Sure, 2D NAND does work and it is still widely used by the main SSD manufacturers. With consecutive “world first”, TLC and today V-NAND technology, Samsung […]