The newer variant of the SN550 Blue SSD from WD apparently writes at around half the speed - once its available SLC cache is full - as compared to what the original SN550 was capable of doing.
PNY has launched its new LX series of M.2 PCIe Gen 3 NVMe SSDs, namely the LX3030 and LX2030 models. The new SSDs are designed for Chia cryptocurrency mining with very high endurance (TBW) ratings.
The latest NVMe 2.0 specification has been released today by the NVMe consortium. The new standard is backwards compatible with previous specs and brings with it several new next-gen features.
Samsung has announced that it's ramping up NAND memory production in the second half of next year. The site at Pyeongtaek, Korea will help the firm meet demand from data centre and mobile markets.
NAND flash is expected to increase in price by up to 40% this year. This will have a knock-on effect for consumer hardware that relies on NAND flash such as SSDs, memory cards, and USB flash drives.
The company announced mass production of its sixth-generation V-NAND SSDs with the industry's first 100+ layer single-tier design that boasts faster access speeds and efficient power usage.
The average price of NAND flash memory chips is expected to decline until 1H 2019. Combined with the performance standardization of the market, consumer SSD pricing is rapidly dropping down.
Apple's press conference yesterday had no news on its iPad Pro line of tablets, but it still raised the price of some models by $50. The move may have to do with a cost increase of NAND flash memory.
Western Digital has completed plans to purchase Toshiba's semiconductor business for about ¥2 trillion. The deal will create a new alliance between the companies with greater investment opportunities.
The South Korean company announces a new technology advancement for its Flash storage technology, a chip that is more efficient, reliable and the fastest ever produced.
The Japanese company remarks the anniversary of NAND Flash memory, a storage medium invented by its researchers 25 years ago. Flash enabled the contemporary mobility of contents, the company says.
A global glut of NAND flash memory chips, which store songs, photos and other data in gadgets from iPods to digital cameras, will continue for at least the next few months because companies have been...