SSDs may have always felt unattainable to average consumers, but today, the leading global SSD brand Plextor has released a new mainstream SSD - V series, perfect for beginners looking for a PC upgrade that noticeably increases speeds. The V series provide three form factors, including M6V 2.5-inch SSD, M6GV M.2 2280 SSD, and M6MV mSATA SSD. The M6V is equipped with the all new exclusive PlexTurbo, Plextor’s smart SSD cache technology. It aims to allow your average consumer to gain access to optimal high performance and the durability that SSDs brings.
The V series use SMI’s newest generation 2246 controllers, which have outstanding high-performance, low-power utility. They also use TOSHIBA’s newest and highest-level 15 nm process Toggle NAND flash memory with sequential read/write speeds up to 535/455 MB/s and random read/write speeds up to 83,000/80,000 IOPS. This great combination along with the superior customization of Plextor’s exclusive firmware makes the V series SSD a great choice for consumers.
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today launches the XPG SX930 2.5″ SATA 6Gb/s Gaming SSD for professional gamers and overclockers. It comes with a JMicron controller and Enterprise-grade MLC plus NAND Flash, offering excellent performance and durability for gaming systems and workstations. Thanks to ADATA’s exclusive pSLC Cache Technology and DDR3 DRAM Cache Buffer, the SX930 leads to victory when you’re in a 3D battle with highly-improved efficiency.
Featuring Enterprise-grade MLC plus NAND flash, the XPG SX930 outperforms other SSDs with excellent durability. It is not only suitable for gaming systems, but also ideal for workstations, which require long-term and stable operation. By applying JMicron controllers, the sequential read/write speed of SX930 is up to 560/460 MB/s, and it’s available in 120GB, 240GB and 480GB. In addition, the SX930 is equipped with the innovative and exclusive “pSLC Cache Technology” by ADATA, which can effectively enhance the data transfer speed for the ultimate performance to meet professional gamers’ demands.
SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today expanded its mobile storage portfolio with a new wireless mobile flash drive, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick. This new drive enables easy sharing, transferring and accessing of photos and videos between mobile devices and computers. Building on its award-winning SanDisk Connect Wireless family, the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick features a higher capacity, up to 128GB, a new app and cool, compact design – all at a great price.
The SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick now gives consumers even more freedom to save and access photos, videos and other files from their favorite Wi-Fi-enabled devices. As consumers continue to embrace premium mobile features such as high-quality photo capture and Full HD video, SanDisk’s new wireless storage device is designed to meet their quickly growing storage needs, at an affordable price. The availability of up to 128GB of capacity allows users to effectively double their mobile storage for greater flexibility on the go.
Micron Technology, Inc. has announced a new encryption-enhanced solid state drive (SSD) for read-centric data center workloads, accelerating the transition from legacy hard disk drives (HDDs) to higher-performance flash-based storage. The M510DC combines a suite of firmware data protection features with the market's first true TCG Enterprise-level data encryption for SSDs—a capability that is of paramount importance to the highly scrutinized medical, banking and government industries.
The M510DC SATA SSD provides a balance of performance, security, enterprise reliability, power and cost. The M510DC SSD is an ideal solution for improving application load times for content delivery networks (CDNs) and enhancing response times to enable quicker decisions in big data analytics.
OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company, today announced the availability of the Trion 100 SSD series. Leveraging Toshiba Triple-Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash and Toshiba controller technology, the Trion 100 series was designed to deliver a superior balance of performance, reliability, endurance and value, providing an easy and affordable way for entry-level users to enhance their mobile or desktop systems.
With the aim of offering a superior computing experience over today’s hard drives, the Trion 100 series demonstrates that “value” doesn’t have to mean low performance. Rated for excellent sequential read speeds up to 550MB/s, sequential write speeds up to 530MB/s and random read I/O performance up to 90,000 IOPS, Trion 100 SATA III SSDs help maximize system responsiveness and optimize storage operations enabling increased multitasking and productivity for end users.
Samsung Electronics, a market leader in advanced memory technology and an innovator in consumer electronics, introduced the 2-terabyte (TB) 850 PRO and 850 EVO solid state drives (SSDs). Samsung’s 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) based retail SSD lineup now features 20 different products with a wide range of capacity options from 120 gigabyte (GB) to 2TB. Available in 50 countries, the launch of the 2TB drives addresses the ever-increasing consumer demand for high-performance and high-capacity memory solutions.
“Samsung experienced surge in demand for 500 gigabyte (GB) and higher capacity SSDs with the introduction of our V-NAND SSDs. The release of the 2TB SSD is a strong driver into the era of multi-terabyte SSD solutions,” said Un-Soo Kim, Senior Vice President of Branded Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “We will continue to expand our ultra-high performance and large density SSD product portfolio and provide a new computing experience to users around the globe.”
Transcend Information, Inc., a worldwide leader in storage and multimedia products, today takes the lead to introduce the new StoreJet 35T3, its latest 3.5" external hard drive featuring the vast storage capacities up to 8TB and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. The black, sleek-looking StoreJet 35T3 delivers real-world transfer rates of up to 200 MB/s, offering dramatically enhanced external storage performance for today's speed-conscious users.
As technology marches forward, large files generated by modern devices such as digital cameras and camcorders can quickly fill an internal hard drive and slow the computer down. Designed for users with high-capacity requirements, the StoreJet 35T3 not only offers an enormous 8TB of storage space for large files, but also supports the USB 3.0 standard that boosts data transfer rates up to 200MB/s, fast enough to transfer an entire 4.7GB DVD movie in a mere 24 seconds.