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WD Releases Line of Enterprise NVMe SSDs

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Western Digital Corp today announced two new additions to its broad portfolio of NVMe-based systemsplatformsSSDs, and memory drives for data center and cloud customers. With a full portfolio covering applications from edge-to-core, these additions are the Western Digital Ultrastar DC SN630 NVMe SSD and the Western Digital CL SN720 NVMe SSD. Each leverages the power of Western Digital’s vertical integration capabilities, including internally developed controller and firmware architectures, and 64-layer 3D NAND technology. As a replacement for lower-performing SATA SSDs, these new NVMe drives meet the insatiable need for performance, scalability, endurance and low total cost of ownership (TCO) for public and private cloud deployments, hyperscale cloud environments, and next-generation workloads at the edge.

microSD Express – The Fastest Memory Card for Mobile Devices

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The SD Association announced today microSD Express, offering the popular PCI Express and NVMe interfaces alongside the legacy microSD interface for backwards compatibility. Like SD Express, microSD Express uses the PCIe interface delivering a 985 megabytes per second (MB/s) maximum data transfer rate and the NVMe upper layer protocol enables advanced memory access mechanism, enabling a new world of opportunities for mobile devices.

Samsung Bowing Out Of The 4K Blu Ray Player Game

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They were the first to start and now they’re calling it quits. Samsung has announced that they are exiting the Blu Ray player market, and they won’t be releasing any more Blu Ray hardware in the future.

ASUS Announces FX HDD External Hard Drive with Aura Sync RGB Lighting

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ASUS today announced ASUS FX HDD, the world’s first 2.5-inch external hard drive featuring Aura Sync RGB lighting technology, which provides a brilliant, personalized look with more than 16 million color options and works with other Aura-enabled products, enabling gamers to create a system with synchronized lighting harmony.

Samsung Electronics 970 EVO Plus NVMe SSDs Launched

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Samsung today introduced the Samsung 970 EVO Plus, the newest enhancement in its Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD portfolio. With industry-leading performance and up to two terabytes in capacity, Samsung’s 970 EVO Plus sets a new bar for high-performance storage, enabling IT professionals, tech enthusiasts and gamers to handle intensive workloads on PCs and workstations with more ease.

WD Introduces New WD Black SSD with Integrated Heatsink

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Western Digital Corp. today introduced its second-generation, high-performance WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD with up to 2TB capacity on a single-sided M.2 form factor, and will be showcasing a version for desktop systems or custom-built gaming rigs, which has an integrated heatsink that helps maintain speed and temperature. This enhanced drive enables gamers and hardware enthusiasts to snag a tangible, next-level competitive boost during intense PC gameplay.

TEAMGROUP Joins Forces with Motherboard Leader ASRock and Release the Co-Branded Phantom Gaming RGB Memory and RGB SSD

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TEAMGROUP, the world’s leading memory brand, today joins forces with motherboard leader ASRock and release the cobranded Phantom Gaming RGB solid state drive and RGB memory. Both of them are certified and strictly tested by ASRock Phantom Gaming and their lighting effects can be both synchronized with motherboard and officially presented in CES 2019. The read/write speed performance of T-FORCE DELTA Phantom Gaming RGB SSD(5V) is fully evolved, you can upgrade your computer easily; T-FORCE XCALIBUR Phantom Gaming RGB luminous memory uses high quality OEM IC chips, and also has an eye-catching 120° wide angle RGB lighting range. The easy overclocking feature also receives top recommendations from gamers.

COLORFUL Announces its Highest Capacity SSD

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Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions is thrilled to announce the latest addition to its rapidly expanding high-performance storage solution portfolio with its latest and highest capacity SSD offering to date. The new COLORFUL SL500 2TB SSD brings massive capacity at a competitive price point giving mainstream consumers a viable option to completely replacing mechanical hard disk storage with high-speed, solid-state drives.

Samsung Electronics Brings Multi-Terabyte Storage Capacities at Accessible Price with 860 QVO SSD

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Samsung Electronics today unveiled its new consumer solid state drive (SSD) lineup – the Samsung 860 QVO SSD – featuring up to four terabytes (TB) of storage capacity with exceptional speed and reliability. Built on the company’s high-density 4-bit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash architecture, the 860 QVO makes terabyte capacities more accessible to the masses at approachable price points.

BIOSTAR Gets Ready for 2019 Gaming Products

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BIOSTAR, a leader in gaming motherboards, graphics cards and SSDs, kicks off its 2019 gaming strategy with products and channel activities starting now. With the popularity of BIOSTAR’s Intel and AMD platform solutions and newly introduced M.2 NVMe SSDs, BIOSTAR is poised to increase its share in gaming with aggressive products and activities for the coming year. BIOSTAR attended G-Star Game Show in Korea for the first time during November 15-18. Gaming systems used during the PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS live tournament on the main stage of the emTek booth were powered by BIOSTAR RACING X470GT8 motherboards. Renowned Korean Overclocker and PC builder also built an amazing system using the RACING X470GT8 and InWin WINBOT, which captured the imagination of visitors.

Samsung Introducing Very Affordable QLC-NAND SSDs

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Samsung seems to be on the verge of launching extremely affordable SSDs based on QLC NAND, which is cheap to produce. These new drives will go by the name of Samsung 860 QVO, and will come in capacities of 1 TB (MZ-76Q1T0BW), 2 TB (MZ-76Q2T0BW) and 4 TB (MZ-76Q4T0BW). QVO is an abbreviation for Quality and Value Optimized.

TEAMGROUP Launches Multiple USB Drives with Unique Features

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In order to satisfy modern consumers’ need for variety in storage devices, TEAMGROUP launches multiple products with their own features. The simple, compact C185 and the C186 with classic design both have elegant and concise case, and the smooth retractable capless design makes it easy for consumers to use. The T183 Tool USB drive is the perfect interpretation of practical concepts. It not only has won the 2018 COMPUTEX d&i award, but also was highly praised by the Taiwan Excellence Awards recently. The T183 Tool USB drive is the first to include practical functions like bottle opener, straight ruler, etc. In addition, it also has high speed storage performance, which makes it both trendy and practical.

Western Digital Enters In-Memory Computing Segment with Ultrastar Memory Drive

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Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a data infrastructure leader, today announced it is extending the breadth and depth of its data center portfolio into the rapidly evolving in-memory computing market segment. The new Ultrastar DC ME200 Memory Extension Drive is the company’s first product that enables customers to better optimize in-memory system capacity/performance for running demanding applications that drive today’s real-time analytics and business insights.

ADATA Launches XPG SX8200 Pro SSD, GAMMIX S5 SSD

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today announces a new line up of gaming hardware including the XPG SX8200 ProM.2 2280 SSD, GAMMIX S5 PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 SSD, and GAMMIX D30 DDR4 memory module.

Western Digital Unveils 15TB Hard Drive

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Showcasing its continued strength and leadership in enterprise-capacity storage solutions, Western Digital (NASDAQ: WDC) today announced the industry’s highest capacity HDD, the 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 host-managed SMR HDD. The Ultrastar DC HC620 delivers an unprecedented capacity point with a time-to-market advantage for customers who have invested in, and continue to take advantage of the benefits of SMR.

Samsung Debuts Semiconductor Innovations at Samsung Tech Day that Maximize Data Center Efficiencies and More

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Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced several groundbreaking additions to its comprehensive semiconductor ecosystem that encompass next-generation technologies in foundry as well as NAND flash, SSD (solid state drive) and DRAM.

Together, these developments mark a giant step forward for Samsung’s semiconductor business.

CORSAIR Launches Force Series MP510 M.2 PCIe NMVe SSD

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CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced the CORSAIR Force Series MP510 M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, the latest and fastest in its range of M.2 solid state drives. The MP510 delivers blazing fast sequential read speeds up to 3,480MB/sec, and sequential write speeds up to 3,000 MB/s, making it CORSAIR’s highest performing SSD yet.

Micron Expands Crucial Storage Portfolio with the P1 NVMe Solid State Drive

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Crucial, a leading consumer brand of Micron Technology for memory and storage upgrades, today announced the availability of the Crucial P1 SSD, a PC storage device that leverages the NVMe PCIe interface and Micron’s leading-edge QLC technology to deliver fast capacity for less. This is an expansion of Crucial’s award-winning portfolio of dependable, high-performing, and affordable SSDs.

The Crucial P1 SSD delivers category-leading, real-world performance. PCMark 8 benchmarks show that the drive is capable of mixed-mode throughputs of up to 565 MB/s, with a composite score of 5,084, which outperforms similar SSDs within the price category.

WD Releases Industry’s First 96-Layer 3D NAND

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Western Digital Corp. today introduced the industry’s first 96-layer 3D NAND UFS 2.1 embedded flash drive (EFD), the Western Digital iNAND MC EU321, accelerating the possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), multi-camera high-resolution photography, 4K video capture and other demanding applications for high-end mobile and compute devices.

Leveraging Western Digital’s 96-layer 3D NAND technology, advanced UFS 2.1 interface technologies and Western Digital’s iNAND SmartSLC 5.1 architecture, the new Western Digital iNAND MC EU321 EFD delivers exceptional data performance for smartphone, tablet and PC notebook devices, enabling outstanding mobile experiences even as the device approaches full capacity.

TEAMGROUP Launches Minimalist Style USB Flash Drives

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TEAMGROUP, the world’s leading memory brand, today launches multiple USB flash drives to satisfy users’ different requirements in workplaces or other environments. They are the M181 with USB3.1 and Type-C OTG dual interface, and the lightweight and compact C182/C183 with high speed transfer interface.

HyperX Expands SSD Lineup with FURY RGB SSD

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Sunbury on Thames, UK – September 24th, 2018 – HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products,today announced the release of HyperX FURY RGB SSD and HyperX SAVAGE EXO SSD. The FURY RGB SSD is designed for gamers looking to load games faster and smoother while brightening and enhancing their rigs with more colour and LED lighting. Savage EXO SSD is a performance external SSD that can be used to store and run applications quickly and directly from the device. Both SSDs utilise 3D NAND technology for better power efficiency and durability, delivering high read and write speeds, 10 times faster than a 7200RPM hard drive.

Seagate Unveils Industry’s Most Advanced 14TB Storage Portfolio

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CUPERTINO, CA – September 10, 2018 – Seagate Technology (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in data storage solutions, today launched the industry’s widest range of advanced 14TB hard drives, enhancing the company’s enterprise and specialty drive portfolio. Consisting of IronWolf and IronWolf Pro for network attached storage (NAS) applications, the BarraCuda Pro desktop drive, surveillance-optimized SkyHawk, and Exos X14 for hyperscale data centers, this purpose-built portfolio empowers customers to consume, manage and utilize digital data more effectively and efficiently while establishing new benchmarks in speed and capacity.