Category: storage

KIOXIA BG5 SSD LINEUP

KIOXIA BG5

Kioxia has introduced their new BG5 M.2 NVMe M.2 2230 SSD lineup. The KIOXIA BG5 Series is available in capacities of 256, 512 and 1024 gigabytes (GB). As a virtual multi-LUN (VML)-enabled client SSD, the KIOXIA BG5 Series unlocks back-end flash performance while maintaining affordability, making it an especially attractive option for a wide range …

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KINGSTON KC3000 SSD LINEUP

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Kingston KC3000 PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD delivers next-level performance using the latest Gen 4×4 NVMe controller and 3D TLC NAND. Upgrade the storage and reliability of your system to keep up with demanding workloads and experience better performance with software applications such as 3D rendering and 4K+ content creation. With formidable speeds up to …

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WD SN700 RED SSD LINEUP

WD has launched a new CN700 Red SSD for NAS users. Unlike most SSD products the SN700 is designed for high endurance. The SSD is available from the WD store and it should be more widely available at various retailers soon. Tackle extreme workloads in high-intensity NAS environments with the fast-caching WD Red SN700 NVMe™ SSD. …

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SABRENT PLOTRIPPER SSD

Sabrent has surfaced with a SSD targetting Chia miners. The PlotRipper and PlotRipper Pro are high endurance SSD that the company hopes will appeal to the miners. Earlier reports of SSD products failing after 40 days put a bad taste in mouth of Chia enthusiasts and they flocked to server class disks. Helium hard disks …

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SEGATE ANNOUNCES MACH.2 SERVER DISKS

The Seagate MACH.2 is the world’s first multi-actuator hard drive technology, containing two independent actuators that transfer data concurrently. MACH.2 solves the need for increased performance by enabling parallelism of data flows in and out of a single hard drive. By allowing the data center host computer to request and receive data from two areas …

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INTEL 670P SSD LINEUP

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The Intel 670p lineup is replacing the previous 665p SSD lineup. Intel has continued to offer QLC NAND in the market at aggressive prices. PCIe 3.0×4, NVMe 80mm (single-sided) 2280-S3-M 512GB, 1TB, 2TB 144-layer, Intel 3D NAND Active: 80mW, Idle: 25mW 0 °C to 70 °C operating temperature 5 year warranty Intel QLC technology and …

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DO HARD DISKS AND SSD CONVERGE?

Everyone knows that prices per MB/GB/TB/EB of hard disks and SSD have fallen substantially over time. The data can be explained as exponential decay. With two curved however it gets slightly more advanced and a jump to honors math is needed. No problem! SSD prices are falling at about 45% annually. Hard disks have also …

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TOSHIBA MG09 HARD DISK LINEUP

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Toshiba has announced that their new 18TB hard disk will join Seagate and WD in the 18TB storage market. The MG09 is a 9-platter design in a 3.5-inch format helium-filled enclosure. It comes in 16TB and 18TB capacities, 7,200rpm, has a 550TB/year workload rating and features either a 12 Gbit/s SAS or 6 Gbit/s SATA …

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SQUEEZING MORE FROM HARD DISKS

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The effort to increase the capacity of hard disks has run up against a wall. Perpendicular recorded media top out at 18TB with 9 play helium assemblies. Hard disk heads and media have a 2nm layer carom overcoat. Reducing the thickness of the overcoat is challenging as corrosion and other problems become problematic. The 1nm …

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FUJIFILM DEVELOPS NEW TAPE MATERIALS

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The Japanese FujiFilm has been developing new magnetic materials for tape with an eye towards higher capacity designs. The latest material is Barium Ferrite, but work with Strontium Ferrite has shown even finer grain structures. The scale of the material is large by semiconductor standards but the improvement with Strontium Ferrite is obvious. Hard disk …

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