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New USB standards make cables and devices more trustworthy
— 1:31 PM on April 13, 2016

A while ago, Google engineer Benson Leung ran into a small problem with a USB 3.0 cable he got from Amazon: it fried his...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous Input devices

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Micron unveils three series of datacenter-oriented SSDs
— 8:21 AM on April 13, 2016

It's a good day for datacenters across the world. Micron, purveyor of all things related to memory, has unveiled its updated lineups of datacenter-oriented SSDs....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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G.Skill Trident Z 16GB kit pairs DDR4-3600 speed with low latency
— 9:07 AM on April 11, 2016

Not content with making ever-larger and ever-faster RAM kits, G.Skill is pushing speed and latency boundaries this time around. The company's latest 16GB Trident Z...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

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Samsung fires up fabrication of "10-nm class" DDR4 RAM
— 3:59 PM on April 7, 2016

There's an old saying among IT folks that Intel is the 800-lb gorilla in the CPU space. That description also fits Samsung when it comes...

Type: News story Tags: Memory Mobile computing Servers

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Intel unveils two new lineups of datacenter SSDs
— 1:50 PM on March 31, 2016

Along with its Xeon E5-2600 v4 CPUs, Intel took the wraps off two new datacenter SSD lineups today. The SSD DC P3320 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Adata's XPG SX930 240GB SSD reviewed
— 2:43 PM on March 29, 2016

Adata's XPG SX930 combines a JMicron controller and Micron MLC flash into an enthusiast-oriented 240GB SSD. We put it to the test to see whether...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Samsung updates its M.2 SSDs for OEMs with its Polaris controller
— 12:04 PM on March 23, 2016

Samsung unveiled a pair of high-performance M.2 SSDs for OEMs at its SSD Forum Japan event, according to AnandTech. The drives, called the SM961...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Renice X9 RSATA SSD packs a resilient 2TB of storage
— 3:20 PM on March 22, 2016

Anybody who's ever busted the delicate plastic shroud on a SATA power or data connector will appreciate Shenzen Renice Technology's X9 RSATA 2TB...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital makes a 314GB hard drive for the Raspberry Pi
— 3:11 PM on March 14, 2016

In honor of Pi Day, Western Digital has announced a mechanical drive for Raspberry Pi based on its 500GB Caviar Blue Slim model. This 314GB drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate prepares a monster PCIe SSD for the data center
— 1:47 PM on March 8, 2016

Seagate has an intriguing new toy to show off at this weekend's Open Compute Project Summit. It claims to have the world's fastest...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: SK Hynix will start mass-producing HBM2 memory this year
— 8:24 AM on March 8, 2016

A new generation of graphics cards is coming, and memory chipmaker SK Hynix wants to be part of the revolution. According to the German...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Memory

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OCZ's Trion 150 SSD reviewed
— 9:48 AM on March 7, 2016

With the Trion 150 SSD, OCZ takes another stab at a low-cost TLC drive with newer 15-nm NAND under the hood. We tested it out...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Samsung begins shipping a 15TB data center SSD
— 5:33 PM on March 2, 2016

We often think of 1TB or 2TB SSDs as massive in PC enthusiast circles these days, but those drives pale in comparison to Samsung's latest....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD adds 8TB hard drives to its internal and external offerings
— 10:06 AM on March 1, 2016

Western Digital is charging full steam (or should I say helium?) ahead with its 8TB hard drives. The company has just added 8TB models...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Samsung doubles the speed and capacity of its UFS flash chips
— 9:20 AM on February 25, 2016

Samsung has had great success in the SSD market with its 3D V-NAND flash memory. Now, the conglomerate is combining that technology with a new...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Zotac's speedy Sonix drive joins the NVMe SSD field
— 9:01 AM on February 25, 2016

When solid-state drives started to hit the performance ceiling of the SATA interface and the AHCI protocol, manufacturers started looking to PCIe and the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital experiences a setback in its SanDisk acquisition
— 9:54 AM on February 23, 2016

In the last few months, Western Digital has made moves to become a player in the SSD market. It acquired Skyera, a solid-state storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Talking Soft Machines with David Kanter: The TR Podcast 189
— 10:08 AM on February 21, 2016

The Tech Report Podcast returns from a long slumber with new Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kampman in the host's seat. Jeff and special guest David Kanter discuss...

Type: Feature article Tags: Podcast

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