Category: SSD

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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DO HARD DISKS AND SSD CONVERGE?

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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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SSD AND SMART WARNINGS

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SMART was originally developed for hard disks using the IDENT command. IDENT provides operating hours, sector count and spare sector use among many other fields. IDENT is a 512 byte block patterned over the original sector size of hard disks long ago. Fields vary with some larger ones for product name and serial numbers. Many …

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SAMSUNG 870 EVO SSD

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Samsung has introduced their new 870 EVO SSD lineup. Samsung said they should be available in the coming months. The 870 EVO SSD easily saturate the SATA interface. Samsung offers 5 years or TBW warranty on the 870 EVO SSD. MODEL CAPACITY MSRP TBW MZ-77E250 250GB $39.99 150TBW MZ-77E500 500GB $69.99 300TBW MZ-77E1T0 1TB $129.99 …

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INTEL 670P SSD LINEUP

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Intel in a corporate slideshow mentioned the new 670p SSD which will be another QLC product. Most of the focus was with server oriented hardware. Intel has been developing the 144-layer QLC design which will also have additional SLC cache. The need for RAM is necessary primarily for storing the allocation table and a transfer …

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CHINESE SSD PRODUCTS

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So far the studio has accumulated several brands in the collection of M.2 and SATA SSD products from China manufacturers and resellers. Dogfish, GoldenFir, KingDian, Kingchuxing, Kunup, Orico, TC-SunBow, Vasekey, WeiJinTo and Zheino are some other known brands. Once more SSD products are procured a table of relative performance for the low end of the market …

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CORSAIR MP400 SERIES SSD

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The Corsair MP400 SSD are the larger capacity lineup. The top model offers a whopping 8TB with a M.2 2280 format. In today’s competitive market some models of TLC SSD are made without RAM while most QLC SSD are using RAM to improve read and write performance. QLC SSDs suffer most during sustained writes, and …

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SONNET FUSION DUAL U.2 SSD CARD

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Sonnet has introduced their new Fusion Dual U.2 PCIe card. The card is sold bare for $199.99 and customers can install U.2 SSD or Intel Optane devices. The card controller sets the devices in a RAID 0 configuration to increase aggregate performance to match PCIe 3.0 speeds. FUS-U2-2X4-E3 Computer with available full-length, full-height x16 PCIe …

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SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD LINEUP

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The long awaited Samsung 980 PRO SSD lineup is now available and known. M.2 2280 PCI Express 4.0 x4 NVMe 1.3e Samsung 128L 3D TLC Samsung Elpis Controller S4LV003 1.5 Million Hours Reliability AES-256 support 9% overprovisioning 5 year warranty 250GB 500GB 1TB 2TB MSRP $79.99 $119.99 $199.99 $379.99 Model MZ-V8P250B/AM MZ-V8P500B/AM MZ-V8P1T0B/AM MZ-V8P2T0B/AM DDR4 …

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SAMSUNG 870 QVO 8TB

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Samsung is now offering their 870 QVO SSD at the mouth watering 8TB capacity. The SATA III unit is a standard 2½” 7mm format which will fit most any laptops and desktops. The launch price is $899. I can even connect it to my Apple MacBook using a USB cable. MZ-77Q8T0B/AM SATA III 8 TB …

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