DRAMless SSDs are finally available. Many are hard to spot, but one company is passing the savings on with a 240GB drive that retailers can't keep in stock.
Thecus wants you to have a NAS. The company released two low-cost models that decrease the cost of ownership and feature the full software support of ThecusOS 7.
Maxiotek enables 3D NAND with new MX8215 DRAMless SATA controller designed to increase performance at lower price points.
The Phison E8 wins the design for Patriot's new NVMe SSD, Scorch. The PCIe 3.0 x2 design will feature Toshiba 64-layer 3D TLC and take on Intel's mighty 600p in the low-cost NVMe space.
Crucial pulled out a retail-ready BX300 for us to look at during Computex, and we saw firsthand the magic that will power SSDs in the near future.
In a joint announcement, Western Digital and its subsidiary SanDisk announced their first SSDs with 64-layer NAND technology. The new consumer products utilize BiCS FLASH.
Kingston introduced its first client NVMe SSD with up to 290,000 IOPS and 2,700 MB/s performance. The KC series targets system builders and corporate clients and ships with a five-year warranty.
Intel's Optane Memory NVMe SSDs may be small, but they pack a strong punch. Combining three in RAID 0 gives you enough space for a boot drive and some programs.
WD increased the Red and Red Pro offerings to include new 10TB options. The drives are purpose-built for NAS environments where vibration and 24/7 operation intensify disk requirements.
Adata enters the low-cost NVMe fray with 3D NAND and an eye on Intel's 600p market share. The SX8000 has a few surprises that may appeal to shoppers.
Corsair adds to the Force LE series with a new low-cost model that nixes the DRAM but brings flash-based storage costs down to a new user group.
The Galax Hall Of Fame PCI-E looks amazing with a white circuit board, shroud, and full coverage heat sink, and it's also the first Phison E7 1TB retail SSD.