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Storage | 16th March 2012
Famous for SD cards, SanDisk have placed their memory know-how into the world of Solid State Drives.
Storage | 27th February 2012
As we bring a new benchmark to the OC3D suite of testing, we thought we'd give you a quick run through of some popular SSDs.
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Mark Campbell | 23rd September 2015
It looks like Samsung are going to release 4TB 2.5" and 1TB M.2 SSDs in early 2016. The Storage war has begun!!!
Mark Campbell | 22nd September 2015
Samsung Announces the 950 PRO Consumer M.2 PCIe SSD, an NVMe M.2 SSD with speed of up too 2500MB/s reads and a black PCB
Mark Campbell | 25th August 2015
Toshiba predicts that SSD size will double every year until 2018, meaning that 128TB SSD should be on the market by 2018. Now that is what I call storage!
Storage | 5th December 2011
Samsung provide the NAND chips for nearly all the SSDs on the market. Cutting out the middle-man we look at a Samsung branded model.
Storage | 19th August 2011
Hot on the heels of the successful C300, Crucial have released the M4, a 6Gbp/s speedster.
Storage | 3rd August 2011
Kingston have emblazoned their Hyper X branding upon a new line of SATAIII SSDs. Do they live up to the name?
Storage | 10th January 2011
Today we take a look at a Sandforce based SSD from Memory giants Patriot. Have the early problems been ironed out?
Storage | 16th November 2010
Synology are back with a refreshed range of NAS devices. How will they perform?
Storage | 2nd November 2010
Before SSDs there was the Western Digital VelociRaptor. With price per GB seemingly stable, it's time to revisit the HDD performance King.
Storage | 14th September 2010
At the end of last year we looked at the 64GB V+ and found it a superb SSD choice. How does its big brother fare at the end of 2010?
Storage | 1st August 2010
The OCZ Vertex was one of the first mega-performing SSDs. Does the Vertex 2 continue the lineage?
Storage | 24th June 2010
Mushkin enter the SSD arena with their Callisto lineup of MLC based drives.
Storage | 23rd June 2010
We all know that SSDs are blazingly fast. What would you get if you took an SSD and added SATA 6Gb/s support? Let's find out.
Storage | 13th May 2010
We take a look at a pair of Icy Box docking stations and compare E-SATA to USB3
Storage | 19th April 2010
Today we look at the latest high performance SSD from Corsair, the Nova. How does it do?
Storage | 31st March 2010
Carrying your personal data around on a USB drive may be convenient, but what happens when you loose it?
Storage | 26th February 2010
Today we have a look at two Solid State Drives from the Taiwanese company Silicon Power. Do they cut the mustard?
Storage | 22nd February 2010
Synology have just released their latest NAS aimed at the SMB market. But can it hold its own against a fully fledged file server?
Storage | 27th January 2010
With the ever growing need for digital storage, Synology have released a new 4 bay NAS solution for the home and small business user. Look inside to see if it checks all the boxes.
Storage | 6th January 2010
Today we look at the Crucial M225 128GB, a notebook replacement SSD.
Storage | 4th December 2009
The Kingston SSD Now V+ 64GB solid state drive comes through the OC3D Labs. Does it's value price tag mean value performance?
Mark Campbell | 19th August 2015
Intel are going to Launch Ultra fast XPoint powered SSDs in 2016. Prepare for speeds over 5x faster than today's NVMe SSDs.
Mark Campbell | 18th August 2015
Western Digital Announces WD Red Pro 6 TB Hard Drives for use in NAS devices or in RAID Arrays.
Mark Campbell | 12th August 2015
Samsung has revealed a bunch of PCIe SSDs with up to 5.5GB/s Reads. These SSDs will be available in PCIe, M.2 and 2.5" form factor with a capacity of up to 6.4TB.
Mark Campbell | 11th August 2015
Toshiba Unveils Three NVMe Solid State Drive Families which are optimized for high performance and low latency and utilize the PCIe interface.
Mark Campbell | 11th August 2015
Samsung Begins Mass Producing 256-Gigabit, 3D V-NAND Flash Memory.
Mark Campbell | 4th August 2015
Toshiba have announced their third Generation of Enterprise SAS SSDs, which are capable of a blazing fast 270kIOPS in random reads.
Mark Campbell | 4th August 2015
Toshiba has today announced their first generation of 3D stacked flash, with sample shipments starting in September.
Mark Campbell | 29th July 2015
Intel and Micron announce 3D XPoint memory which is up to 1000x faster than NAND
Mark Campbell | 28th July 2015
Mushkin has just launched their budget oriented Atlas Vital series of M.2 SSDs
Mark Campbell | 26th July 2015
SanDisk is planning to release datacentre-class 6TB and 8TB SSDs in 2016.
Mark Campbell | 6th July 2015
Samsung has just released 2 TB Variants of 850 Pro and 850 EVO SSDs
Mark Campbell | 9th June 2015
What is the New U.2 SSD Connection? Meet Intel's New PCIe Storage connector for Super fast NVMe base SSD Storage.
Daan van Monsjou | 3rd June 2015
Kingston has announced a new flash drive that supports both USB Type-A and Type-C connectors at Computex.
Mark Campbell | 2nd June 2015
Intel will use the USB Type-C connector for Thunderbolt 3.
Mark Campbell | 31st May 2015
Pricing for Windows 10 OEM has just been leaked.
Mark Campbell | 13th May 2015
The Blu-ray Disc Association has Completed the Ultra HD Blu-ray Specification.
Mark Campbell | 18th April 2015
We have just received word from MSI HQ that they are going to have a mini-SAS add-in cards for the M.2 slots so users can take advantage of new high-speed SSDs.
Mark Campbell | 10th April 2015
It looks like the PC retail version of GTA 5 will require you to use 7 disks. Would any of you want to see a transition to Blu- Ray disks or to stay on the aging DVD format.
Mark Campbell | 27th March 2015
Micron and Intel Unveil New 3D NAND Flash Memory, the world's highest-density flash memory. The world of SSDs is soon going to get very interesting.
Mark Campbell | 26th March 2015
Sandisk have just announced they they have developed their own version of Samsung's 3D NAND.
Mark Campbell | 19th March 2015
Danish developer Anders Jakobsen has is developing SSD-Z. A free tool like CPU-Z and GPU-Z that provides information about the SSD(s) used in a system.
Mark Campbell | 17th March 2015
Toshiba Announces New 6 TB Internal and External Hard Drives.
Mark Campbell | 9th March 2015
Intel has Shown off their NVMe PCI-E SSD at PAX East. Intel say it pushed beyond 4x the speed of a Standard SATA 3 SSD.
Mark Campbell | 2nd March 2015
SanDisk today introduced the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the world's highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices.
Mark Campbell | 17th February 2015
4K Blu-Ray is coming, as the Blu_Ray Disk association has finalized the Ultra HD Blu-Ray standard. The spec will include 100GB Blu-Ray disks and many other improvements.