Western Digital has seemingly admitted it had handicapped its highly popular Blue SN550 budget NVMe SSD. The company has promised to be much more transparent about such matters from now on.
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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.
Gigabyte has launched today its new AORUS XTREME PCIe 4.0 AIC SSD. The new SSD comes with a capacity of up to 32TB and can offer sequential transfer speeds of up to 28GB/s (read) and 26.5GB/s (write).
Sabrent has launched today a massively spacious 16TB external SSD dubbed the Rocket XTRM-Q. The new SSD is a dual NVMe drive enclosure containing two 8TB SSDs that can be run together in RAID 0 mode.
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.
WD announced its first PCIe Gen4-based M.2 NVMe SSD that touts twice the performance of its predecessor. It also debuted an SSD add-in-card and a Thunderbolt 3-based gaming dock with RGB.