Intel scored SMI's new SM2258 controller under an exclusive contract and paired it with SK hynix 16nm TLC flash for the new SSD 540s. Intel geared the 540s to attack the low-cost segment, but performance is always a key issue, so let's put it to the test.
Plextor is back in the game with its M7V SSDs and we take a look at the entry-level M7V to see how it compares with other TLC-based SSDs.
Samsung opened up the 750 EVO to the mass market and added a 500GB model, which will allow the company to fight in the low end with a game-changing mix of mainstream performance and entry-level endurance.
Samsung finally has competition from other 3D NAND SSDs, but it counters with its new 4TB 850 Evo, which has the highest capacity of any SSD on the market. Let's take a closer look.
The SM961 is the SSD that everyone is talking about because it provides up to 3,200 MB/s of sequential performance. No more rumors, today we test the new Samsung SM961 1TB NVMe SSD from the SSI group. Is this your next SSD?
The Corsair Force LE 960GB is a low-cost, high-capacity SSD that represents an excellent value in the entry-level space.
Micron's new 3D flash comes to market first in a limited edition MX300 750GB SSD. The new drive joins Samsung's 3D with TLC in the mainstream category.
Toshiba's OCZ division steals the NVMe spotlight with a very high performance M.2 SSD that aims to take the throne from Intel and Samsung. The new drive is a fire breather when pushed to the limits.
Samsung is wasting no time putting its 48-layer V-NAND to use. The company's Portable SSD T3 doubles the capacity of last year's model and gets a needed face-lift.
PNY released two new consumer SSDs that employ Phison's S10 controller. Today, we're looking at the CS2211 model, sporting Toshiba MLC flash. This enthusiast-oriented drive was designed for gaming and 4K video.
Zotac is selling the first Phison PS5007-E7-based SSD, calling it the Sonix. Can this 480GB NVMe-capable add-in card usurp incumbents like Intel and Samsung in the high-performance storage space?
OCZ is on its second-generation TLC-based effort. The new Trion 150 updates the flash to Toshiba's 15nm TLC, but the largest improvement comes from firmware that increases sustained write performance.