Samsung launches T7 Shield, pocket-sized 2TB SSD
The Samsung T7 Shield is now available. The SSD comes in two versions: 1TB and 2TB. Both are sized similarly to a credit card.
The T7 Shield weighs less than 100 grams and fits in a pocket. The 1TB version has a retail price of 170 euros; the 2TB version is priced at 320 euros.
The drive has... Read more
Nvidia wants to speed up data transfers by connecting GPUs to SSDs
Nvidia and IBM are developing joint technology to give GPU-intensive applications lightning-fast access to large amounts of data for processing, made possible by The Big Accelerator Memory (BaM).
The companies are working on technology for applications for training machine learning, analytics an... Read more
PCIe 5.0 SSDs for consumer-level uses could be here by 2024
Even though most companies have not transitioned their entire NVMe SSD selections to PCI Express 4.0, PCIe 5.0 SSDs are already looking very close. In its recent earnings call, Silicon Motion, a storage company, said that it expects its PCIe 5.0-capable SSD controllers for consumer SSD will be here... Read more
Samsung moves to PCIe 5.0, develops first supported SSD
Samsung finalizes the development of a PCIe 5.0 SSD, the first model with which the manufacturer supports the new standard.
The drive, named PM1743, will be available starting in 2022. The model has several versions. The capacity ranges from 1.92TB to 15.36TB. Support for PCIe 5.0 is the common ... Read more
The NVMe SSD performance in Windows 11 has users complaining
Windows 11 update has users regretting their decision to upgrade from Windows 10 due to the performance issue.
The windows 11 update was thought to be a massive upgrade from windows 10, but that wasn’t exactly the case.
People have complained about their systems underperforming ever since t... Read more
Intel to release new Optane SSD in ruler format
Intel has revealed the first details of its upcoming P5801X SSD. This is a modified version of the existing P5800X, but slightly faster and in E1.S format. Additionally, the company is coming out with the D7-P5510 in the same form factor.
The P5801X was revealed during a presentation by Intel at... Read more
HPE introduces QLC-based server SSDs
Hewlett Packard Enterprise announces its SATA Very Read Optimised SSDs. The SSDs are intended for data centres and are aimed to replace fast hard disk drives.
In a blog post, HP writes that the SSDs are intended for use in the HPE ProLiant, Apollo and Synergy platforms. They are available in 2.5... Read more
Intel announces its fastest Optane SSD yet
Intel has announced a new Optane SSD for use in data centres. The Optane P5800X uses PCIe 4.0 and is claimed to be three times faster than its predecessor.
The new SSD achieves sequential read and write speeds of 7.2 and 6.2 gigabytes per second respectively. Furthermore, the SSD achieves 1.5 mi... Read more
WD adds 2TB SSD to Blue lineup
Western Digital has expanded the SSD lineup of its Blue line with a 2TB variant. The PCIe SSDs could be a solution for content creators because of their large capacity and high speed.
The WD Blue SN550 2TB, as the NVMe SD is called in its entirety, has an M.2 2280 form factor and a PCIe Gen3 x4 ... Read more
Intel selling NAND-business to SK Hynix
South Korean memory manufacturer SK Hynix announces that it will acquire the NAND memory and storage business from Intel for 9 billion dollars. The Optane business retains in the hands of Intel.
The two companies aim to obtain governmental approvals by late 2021. The acquisition consists of the ... Read more