Tag: SSD

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Samsung’s new microSD cards as fast as SATA SSDs

Samsung’s new microSD cards as fast as SATA SSDs

Samsung is currently testing a new range of microSD cards based on the so-called SD Express (SD XC EX) standard. Samsung promises faster read speeds than those of current (micro)SD cards. This would theoretically make them suitable for storage capacity in PCs. With the new SD XC EX technology, ... Read more

date1 month ago
When will the HDD finally go extinct?

When will the HDD finally go extinct?

HDD sales have been in decline for years. Pure Storage stated earlier this year that the end of this ancient storage medium is near, after which many parties made the case for the continued survival of the hard disk drive. Can we ever say goodbye to the HDD, and if so, when? Pure Storage's messa... Read more

date4 months ago
Kingston Digital reveals tiny external SSD

Kingston Digital reveals tiny external SSD

Storage is getting more compact with time, but the Kingston XS1000 SSD has taken this trend to an extreme. Measuring at just 69.5 x 32.58 x 13.5mm, the external drive is easy to carry in your pocket, even while offering up to 2 terabytes of storage to choose from. The XS1000 is also a featherwei... Read more

date7 months ago
Samsung unveils SSDs to drive AI development

Samsung unveils SSDs to drive AI development

Samsung made several announcements at the Flash Memory Summit 2023 in Santa Clara. It unveiled a concept version of a 256TB SSD, giving the PM1743 SSD for servers a PCIe 5.0 upgrade. The first users of that server storage would be generative AI developers. The South Korean giant additionally unv... Read more

date8 months ago
‘No hard drives will be sold after 2028’

‘No hard drives will be sold after 2028’

Shawn Rosemarin of Pure Storage thinks hard disk drives will remain on the market for only a few more years. The storage company's VP of R&D predicts to Blocks & Files that rising electricity costs will spell the end of HDDs in the enterprise market. Rosemarin is clear about the state of... Read more

date11 months ago
SSD market to expand, says Technavio

SSD market to expand, says Technavio

SSDs will only continue to grow in popularity, according to market researcher Technavio. The enterprise market in particular is driving the increased demand. Laptop users are also saying goodbye to hard drives in larger numbers. As companies such as Samsung are scaling back production of memory ... Read more

date1 year ago
ScaleFlux: Computational storage, mainstream is no daydream

ScaleFlux: Computational storage, mainstream is no daydream

Storage needs a makeover. Often thought of as back-office donkey/grunt work, we all recognise the need and importance of storage, but not many of us want to focus on it as a computing discipline in and of itself. Which is wrong, obviously. Notwithstanding the fact that one Australian tech news p... Read more

date1 year ago
Intel quietly introduces new Optane 3D XPoint SSDs

Intel quietly introduces new Optane 3D XPoint SSDs

Despite discontinuing its Optane portfolio in July, Intel has quietly released two new Optane 3D Xpoint SSDs. The models make up the new Optane SSD DX P5810X Series. According to The Register, Intel refrained from publicly announcing the new Optane SSDs. Instead, the models were discovered in th... Read more

date1 year ago
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