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Marvell's dual-lane SATAe SSD controller coming in Q4
— 9:14 AM on May 22, 2014

SATA Express ports are popping up on new Intel motherboards, but apart from an Asus prototype, we haven't seen any drives based on the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: AMD to license SATAe tech from ASMedia
— 9:21 AM on May 20, 2014

Intel's 9 Series chipset has native support for SATA Express devices. The new storage interface combines PCI Express and Serial ATA on a single...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Chipsets Storage

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Deal of the week: An FX CPU, a mechanical keyboard, and more cheap storage
— 10:17 AM on May 16, 2014

Storage dominates this week's most appealing PC hardware deals, as usual, but we've also spotted a few other items. AMD's FX-8350 Black...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Input devices

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Toshiba and SanDisk partner on new fab for 3D NAND
— 9:08 AM on May 15, 2014

Last summer, Samsung kicked off mass production of three-dimensional NAND that layers memory cells vertically. It's not the only one working on stacked NAND...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Next-gen NAND fuels 1TB SanDisk X300s SSD
— 7:00 AM on May 13, 2014

There's another terabyte SSD in town. SanDisk's new X300s runs the gamut from 64GB all the way up to 1TB. It's based on...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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HDD study finds little correlation between temperatures and failure rates
— 7:00 AM on May 12, 2014

Online backup provider Backblaze has over 100 petabytes of storage spread across more than 34,000 hard drives. The company has shared some interesting reliability...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: GeForces, cases, and cheap SSDs
— 10:51 AM on May 9, 2014

There are quite a few interesting PC hardware deals this week, so let's get to it. Newegg has an MSI GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Cooling Storage

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Release roundup: Tiny mobos, stylish PSUs, and more
— 1:14 PM on May 2, 2014

In this week's release roundup, we have news from Biostar, BitFenix, Nvidia, Sapphire, and Silicon Power. "Biostar's J1900NH2 motherboard: small, Intel-packed...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Power Storage

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A first look at SATA Express with Asus' Hyper Express storage device
— 11:41 PM on May 1, 2014

SATA Express combines Serial ATA and PCI Express on the same physical interface. Some next-gen Intel motherboards support the standard, and Asus has developed...

Type: Feature article Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

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Early deal of the week: A 240GB SSD for $90
— 9:16 AM on April 30, 2014

Our deal posts usually go up every Friday, but we have to make exceptions when juicy bargains pop up during the week. That's the case...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba starts fabbing 15-nm MLC NAND
— 6:00 AM on April 29, 2014

The progression to finer flash fabrication processes is largely responsible for the steep decline in SSD prices observed over the past few years. The...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Samsung selling server SSDs based on three-bit TLC NAND
— 12:19 PM on April 28, 2014

In the beginning, server SSDs relied exclusively on SLC NAND with one bit per cell. MLC-based drives with two bits per cell have become...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Deal of the week: a Radeon R9 290 for $400 and more
— 11:28 AM on April 25, 2014

Welcome to our weekly deals post. This edition includes a couple of unexpected surprises along with the usual array of cheap SSDs. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Mobile computing

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OCZ unveils new PCIe SSD for gaming, workstations
— 3:18 PM on April 24, 2014

Yes, OCZ is still around—albeit as a subsidiary of Toshiba—and it's still churning out new SSDs. Earlier today, the firm announced the RevoDrive 350,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Tiny USB 3.0 enclosure houses mSATA drives
— 4:10 PM on April 23, 2014

So, this is kinda neat. VisionTek has designed a USB 3.0 drive enclosure around the mSATA form factor. That means you can populate it...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Micron's M500DC server SSD mates Marvell controller with 20-nm flash
— 12:20 PM on April 22, 2014

Add another SSD to Micron's stable of enterprise-grade products. The M500DC combines a 6Gbps Marvell controller with Micron's own 20-nm MLC NAND. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Report: Next Thunderbolt chip to double bandwidth, add device charging
— 10:32 AM on April 21, 2014

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect is apparently scheduled for another upgrade. According to an official-looking slide published by VR-Zone's Chinese alter-ego, a new controller dubbed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Savings on graphics, memory, storage, and Battlefield
— 11:08 AM on April 11, 2014

What's this? A deals post that isn't brimming with cheap SSDs? Do go on. XFX's Double D Radeon HD 7870...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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