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Kioxia Launches BG6-Series M.2 2230 PCIe 4.0 SSDs

Kioxia is now introducing a new generation of BG M.2 client NVMe SSDs in the ultra-compact 2230 form factor. The BG series has been a popular choice among OEMs and other system builders due to low price points, decent performance, and of course the small form factor in the case.

Samsung Initiates 12nm DDR5 DRAM Production

On Thursday, Samsung made the announcement that the company had begun high-volume production of DRAM chips on the 12nm process. This new node has yielded an appreciable decrease in DRAM power draw in addition to major cost reductions compared to the prior-generation node. Samsung lets us know that its 12nm.

Kingston DC450R

Kingston DC450R

The Kingston Data Center 450R (or DC450R) is a 6 Gbit/s SATA SSD with 3D TLC NAND. As such, it is designed for read-intensive applications and workloads. Kingston specifically highlights the DC450R’s IO speeds and predictable latency, which is a key requirement for data center SSDs. Available capacities are 480.

Samsung PM1743

  Samsung’s PM1743 is a PCIe 5.0 SSD based on an unnamed controller and the company’s latest V-NAND. According to Samsung, it can provide up to 90% better performance compared to the previous generation (PM1743). It also features improved energy efficiency over the predecessor and a degree of security control.

Patriot Showcases Viper Gen5 SSD, Maxing at 12.4 GB/s

Patriot Showcases Viper Gen5 SSD, Maxing at 12.4 GB/s

This May, memory, storage, and gaming peripherals manufacturer Patriot Memory will be present at Computex 2023 in Taipei, Taiwan. During the event, the manufacturer and its subsidiaries Viper Gaming and ACPI will showcase their upcoming flagship products to attendees. Products to be unveiled include high-end Viper Xtreme 5 DDR5 RAM,.


Solid-state drives (SSDs) have revolutionized the way we store and access data. As an alternative to traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), SSDs offer significant improvements in speed, durability, and power consumption. This FAQ will attempt to cover all of the most commonly asked questions about the advantages, limitations, and best.

Solid State Drive Benefits

Latency Traditional hard disk drive (HDD) storage exists on magnetic platters, where mechanical devices physically seek out the requested data. This mechanical blundering is the weakest link in the input/output (I/O) chain. In contrast, typical latency (the time between data requested and data received) for solid state drives (SSDs) can.

What is a Solid State Drive?

What is a Solid State Drive?

A Solid State Drive (SSD) is a type of data storage device that uses NAND-based flash memory to store and retrieve data. Unlike traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs), which rely on spinning disks and read/write heads, SSDs have no moving parts. This fundamental difference in design not only makes SSDs.

Crucial Launches New T700 NVMe SSD

Crucial’s new T700 SSD lineup will reach speeds of over 12,000 MB/s with the help of PCI Express 5.0. A few years ago, NVMe-based SSDs were new, transfer rates above 2,000 MB/s were more than enough to impress users. PCI Express 4.0 further upped the bar with faster models that.