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SanDisk Optimus Eco SSD: A SAS Interface And Up To 2 TB Of Flash
Dec 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Consolidation drastically changed the face of enterprise solid-state storage in 2013. One of the bigger moves was SanDisk's acquisition of SMART Storage Systems. Today, we're looking at the first branded SAS-based SSD to come from that purchase.
SanDisk Announces World's Fastest Memory Card
Sep 17, 2013 - in News
SanDisk is claiming the title of world's fastest memory card with the new Extreme Pro CFast 2.0.
SanDisk Has a Crazy Big 256GB CF Card
Sep 15, 2013 - in News
SanDisk has refreshed its Extreme Pro CompactFlash line with new speeds and a crazy new capacity.
SanDisk A110 PCIe SSD: Armed With The New M.2 Edge Connector
Sep 5, 2013 - in Reviews
We got our hands on an early sample of SanDisk's A110 SSD. So what? Big deal? Not a chance. This thing is PCI Express-attached and sports the new M.2 edge connector. Read on to learn more about the next generation of solid-state storage connectivity.
SanDisk Intros "Connect" Wireless Storage Product Line
Jul 24, 2013 - in News
SanDisk has introduced two devices for storing and sharing content on the go without the need for USB cables.
SanDisk Announces Construction of 2nd Phase of Fab 5
Jul 4, 2013 - in News
The phase two shell of the Fab 5 will be used primarily for technology transition of existing wafer capacity and is expected to be operational in mid-2014.
SanDisk Ultra Plus SSD Reviewed At 64, 128, And 256 GB
Jul 1, 2013 - in Reviews
SanDisk's Ultra Plus replaces the company's older SATA 3Gb/s SandForce-based Ultra with something a bit more modern, and with a budget-oriented price tag. We test all three capacities to see if the entry-level pricing belies a pocket rocket in disguise.
SanDisk Extreme II SSD Review: Striking At The Heavy-Hitters
Jun 6, 2013 - in Reviews
SanDisk is looking for a rise to prominence in the SSD segment with a new Marvell 88SS9187-based drive. The Extreme II packs 19 nm Toggle-mode NAND (from SanDisk, naturally), specialized firmware, and intriguing performance potential. How does it compare?
SanDisk Intros Extreme II SSD for Gamers, OEM Solutions
Jun 4, 2013 - in News
SanDisk has introduced several SSD solutions for OEMs, and its fastest and most responsive SATA 3 SSD to date for consumers.
Sandisk Sampling Flash 2nd-Gen 19nm Memory
May 22, 2013 - in News
SanDisk is now sampling flash memory products based on the company's second-generation 19-nm process tech.
WD Black SSHDs Use SanDisk iSSD Storage
May 7, 2013 - in News
WD revealed a bit more about its Black SSHD storage solution.
Nvidia Uses SanDisk in Tegra 4 Tablet Reference Design
Feb 26, 2013 - in News
SanDisk's iNAND Extreme will be used in Tegra 4 tablet reference design.
Report: SSD Market Revenues Will More Than Double in 2013
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
The SSD market is expected to equal 40-percent of the HDD market by 2016.
Time To Upgrade: 10 SSDs Between 240 And 256 GB, Rounded Up
Nov 22, 2012 - in Reviews
Over the past year, we've seen the cost per gigabyte of solid-state storage drop in a major way. Once upon a time, we shopped for affordable 60 and 80 GB drives. Now we really want 256 GB drives in our desktops. Meet the last 10 models to land in our lab.
SanDisk Intros 32GB ReadyCache Upgrade for Windows 7
Sep 6, 2012 - in News
Here's a quick and cheap way to turbo charged your tired old desktop.
SanDisk Providing SSD for World’s Lightest 14-Inch Ultrabook
Aug 21, 2012 - in News
Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon is using SanDisk's X100 SSD.
Flash Memory Turns 25 Years Old
Aug 21, 2012 - in News
Flash memory is reportedly celebrating its 25th birthday.
SanDisk Announces 128 GB USB Flash Drive
Jun 19, 2012 - in News
SanDisk announced a thorough refresh cycle for its USB flash drives, with one model boasting up to 128 GB capacity.
Deals June 15: 22-inch Planar 1080p LCD Monitor $99.99
Jun 15, 2012 - in News
Here are today's hot deals to help ring in the weekend.
Lenovo Announces ThinkPad Edge Laptops With SSD Caching
Jun 6, 2012 - in News
Lenovo will soon begin offering its Thinkpad Edge E430 and E530 with a Sandisk U100 mSATA SSD to boost performance.
Best SSDs For The Money: April 2012
Apr 25, 2012 - in Reviews
SSDs prices continue to fall, and we're updating our list of recommendations to reflect those changes. This month, the best deals are found in the $200-350 range. In particular, keep an eye out for 240 GB SSDs priced closer to $1/GB than we've ever seen.
SanDisk Develops World’s Smallest 128Gb NAND Chip
Feb 22, 2012 - in News
SanDisk as developed a 128 Gb NAND Flash memory chip using 19-nm processing technology.
Sandisk Acquires SSD Caching Know-How
Feb 17, 2012 - in News
Sandisk has acquired FlashSoft in an apparent move to offer Flash caching.
SanDisk Intros Extreme and X100 Lines of SSDs
Feb 15, 2012 - in News
SanDisk launched two lines of SSDs: the Extreme series and the X100 series.
Round-Up: 15 microSDHC Cards, Benchmarked And Reviewed
Nov 9, 2011 - in Reviews
With rated write performance as high as 10 MB/s and capacities as high as 32 GB, there's plenty of choice in the microSDHC marketplace. Do the contenders actually hit their performance targets? Interestingly, some of them are actually quite a bit better!
Sandisk to Ramp 19 nm Flash in Q4 2011
Oct 25, 2011 - in News
Sandisk revealed that it will be transitioning its 24 nm flash production to a new 19 nm generation to remain cost competitive in the industry.
SanDisk Vault Holds Photos for 100 Years
Sep 14, 2011 - in News
SanDisk launched a USB-based storage device that promises to store your photos for up to 100 years. The company also introduced several additional cards and USB drives.
SanDisk Pushing For Low Power Consumption SSDs
Sep 13, 2011 - in News
SanDisk is pushing an initiative to provide low power consumption SSDs to OEMs that don't sacrifice performance.
SanDisk Intros SSD for Retail Consumers
Jul 26, 2011 - in News
SanDisk is now offering its Ultra SSD to consumers through Newegg.
10 SDXC/SDHC Memory Cards, Rounded Up And Benchmarked
May 23, 2011 - in Reviews
The latest flash-based SD memory cards with UHS-I deliver up to 63 MB/s throughput. Users who want to exploit that performance need to pay attention to a few details, like making sure they upgrade to a USB 3.0 card reader. Which card is the fastest?