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Micron Launched a Full Form Factor Line of 7400 PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSDs

Micron has launched its enterprise-class 7400 series NVMe SSDs based on Micron�s 96-layer 3D TLC NAND and available in 7 form factors.

Seagate Halts Barracuda Pro HDDs: A Replacement Is Coming

Seagate has discontinued its Barracuda Pro family of high-end hard drives for desktops and is currently preparing to replace them.

Kioxia FL6 SSD with 60 DWPD XL-FLASH Brings the SLC

Kioxia has launched the new Kioxia FL6 NVMe SSDs that feature innovative BiCS FLASH 3D flash memory technology and come in capacities from 800 GB to 3.2 TB.

QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP NAS Available

The QNAP TS-h1283XU-RP is a rackmount 2U NAS based on the company's QuTS Hero architecture that combines QTS with a 128-bit ZFS file system.

Toshiba Unveils World's First FC-MAMR HDD

The Toshiba MG09-series 18 TB HDDs feature flux-control microwave-assisted magnetic recording (FC-MAMR) technology and are designed primarily for enterprise applications.

New Seagate FireCuda Gaming SSD

The Seagate FireCuda Gaming SSD is USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 bus-powered portable SSD that is based on the ASMedia ASM2364 controller.

16TB Sabrent Rocket XTRM-Q SSD

The Sabrent 16TB Rocket XTRM-Q Portable SSD consists of two 8TB M.2 NVMe SSDs that can be run in multiple RAID configurations.

Western Digital 20TB ePMR Hard Drives with OptiNAND

Western Digital has introduced the industry�s first 20TB hard drives that are based on its novel OptiNAND architecture doesn�t use 3D NAND memory for caching.

MSI Announces Spatium M480 HS NVMe SSD

The MSI Spatium M480 SSD is based on the Phison PS5018-E18 controller and features a 96-layer TLC-based 3D NAND.

Buffalo Announces SSD-PG Portable SSD

The Buffalo SSD-PG Portable SSD is about twice as fast as a typical hard disk drive, and it can also survive being dropped or mishandled.

Western Digital Black P10 external hard disk drive

The WD Black P10 is a fine external hard disk drive that is reliable in operation and suitable for storing and transporting games and any other files.

WD Blue SN550 SSD Performance Reportedly Cut In Half When SLC Runs Out

Western Digital has confirmed that it changed the NAND flash memory in one of its most popular M.2 NVMe SSD models, the WD Blue SN550.

Toshiba Nearline HDD Shipment & Capacity Sets New Company Record In 2CQ21

Toshiba reported record in terms of hard drive capacity it shipped. Toshiba�s nearline HDD shipments and exabytes reached 2.79 million and 34.15 million respectively.

WD Black P50 External SSD Announced

The WD Black P50 SSD is a fast external drive that features compact rugged and durable design and offers 2,000 Mbps read/write speeds.

Synology DVA3221 Deep Learning NVR

Synology DVA3221 is a surveillance solution that is easy to deploy and packed with useful video analysis tools and smart features to help them ensure GDPR compliance.

Seagate FireCuda Gaming Hub

The Seagate FireCuda Gaming Hub is available in two capacities � the 8TB and 16TB models and is ideal for game storage and backup.

Qnap TS-873A NAS Available

Qnap TS-873A is a versatile business NAS that features 2.2GHz AMD Ryzen V1500B processor and 8GB DDR4 RAM and has a strong expansion potential.

Crucial Joins the PCIe 4.0 SSD Club with New P5 Plus SSD

Crucial preparing the brand's first PCIe 4.0 SSD, the P5 Plus, which delivers sequential read speeds up to 6,600 MBps and sequential write speeds up to 5,000 MBps.

OWC Announces Envoy Pro SX Thunderbolt Portable SSD

OWC has released the Envoy Pro SX Thunderbolt Bus-Powered Portable SSD that delivers speeds up to 2,847MB/s and is available in 240GB to 2TB models.

Inland Professional 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD

The Inland Professional 1TB SSDs feature the Silicon Motion SM2263XT controller and Intel 96L TLC NAND and are available from 256GB to 1TB.

Synology launches HAS5300 SAS enterprise hard drives

Synology has announced the launch of its new HAS5300 series hard drives that come in 3.5-inch form factor and are connected to the SAS interface.

Adata Releases XPG Gammix S70 NVMe Gen.4 SSD

Adata's XPG Gammix S70 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD offers up fast sequential performance and high endurance for avid gamers and PC enthusiasts.

Surefire GX3 External Gaming SSD

The Surefire GX3 external gaming SSD is available in 512GB or 1TB solutions, and it boasts sequential read and write speeds of 450MB/s and 430MB/s respectively.

Sandisk Professional G-Drive rugged external 2TB SSD

The Sandisk Professional G-Drive rugged external 2TB SSD combines durability with high speed transfers and comes with a five year warranty.

Seagate Launches Its New FireCuda 530 Gaming SSDs

Seagate Technology launches its SSD designed specifically for PC gamers, the FireCuda 530 that uses the latest 176-layer Micron 3D NAND.

New Seagate Exos Storage Uses Self-healing Drive Technology

Seagate Exos Corvault is a high-performance, self-healing block storage system based on Autonomous Drive Regeneration technology (ADR).

Samsung Unveils ZNS SSD TLC V-NAND for Datacenter-Grade Endurance & Performance

Samsung unveiled its first zoned namespace SSD for enterprise users, the PM1731a, claiming it has up to four times greater endurance.

Qnap 6-Bay TVS-672X and 8-Bay TVS-872X 10GbE Desktop NAS

Qnap launched multifunctional 6-bay TVS-672X and 8-bay TVS-872X 10GbE NAS equipped with Intel Core i3 processors.

Seagate Exos 2X14 Mach.2 500MBps Hard Drive Launched

Seagate has launched its first dual-actuator hard disk drive - the Mach.2 Exos 2X14 and disclosed the official specs on its website.

Sabrent PlotRipper Chia Plotting SSD Announced

Sabrent has announced a new series of PlotRipper SSDs specifically designed to endure the harsh writing cycles of Chia plotting.

PNY CS1030 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Lunched

The PNY CS1030 1TB SSD has a rated sequential read speed of 2100 MB/s and read speed of 1700 MB/s and is a good choice for NVMe Gen3 upgrades.

G-Technology Has Been Rebranded as SanDisk Professional

Western Digital has announced that its G-Technology brand will now become known as SanDisk Professional.

Intel Optane Memory H20 Launched

The new Optane Memory H20 SSD combines a 1TB QLC drive with an updated 32GB Optane cache drive, all on one M.2 card.

Toshiba Surveillance and Video Streaming Internal Consumer Hard Drives

Toshiba S300 and V300 series HDDs are robust lineups of high performance and high reliability hard drive models targeted for the consumer market.

Inland Premium 1TB NVMe SSD Shipped

The Inland Premium 1TB NVMe SSD features the Phison PS5012-E12S controller and is rated at 3100 MB/s read and 2800 MB/s sequential write.

Samsung PM1653 24G SAS4 SSDs Launched

Samsung launched the PM1653 24G SAS4 SSD that comes in capacities from 800GB to 30.72TB and supports twice the speed of the previous 12G SAS-3 generation.

Intel Optane P5801X and D7-P5520 SSDs Launched

Intel has revealed the first details of its upcoming P5801X SSD and D7-P5520 SSD that will come in EDSFF E1.S ruler format.

New QNAP TVS-h1288X 12-bay NAS

The QNAP TVS-h1288X 12-bay NAS comes with a 6-core Xeon processor and uses the QuTS hero software stack that offers a lot of higher management features.

Intel Optane DC P4800X with Memory Drive Technology Discontinued

Intel is discontinuing the Optane DC P4800X with Memory drive Technology from October, 2021, and the company in the middle of a technology transition to its new DDR4-3200/ PCIe Gen4 portfolio.

New Crucial P1 1TB NVMe SSD

Crucial's P1 is the company's very first NVMe SSD that features Micron's latest 64-layer 3D QLC flash and a Silicon Motion NVMe SSD controller.

Mushkin Launches Delta and Gamma PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs

Mushkin launched new Delta and Gamma series of high-performance NVMe solid-state drives that deliver sequential speeds of up to 7175 MB/s read and 6800 MB/s write.

PNY announces CS3040 1TB PCIe Gen4 NVMe SSD

The PNY CS3040 1TB SSD comes in a double-sided M.2 2280 form factor and features the Phison PS5016-E16 controller, DRAM cache, and Kioxia/Toshiba TLC NAND.

Seagate's Roadmap: The Path to 120 TB Hard Drives

Seagate revealed its plans to produce ~50 TB hard drives by 2026 and 120+ TB HDDs after 2030. It is extremely important to keep them competitive with SSDs.

MAMR and HAMR technologies can boost capacity of HDDs

MAMR and HAMR are new techniques for writing data that use lasers and microwaves and allow manufacturers to boost capacity as high as 60TB per drive.

Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 100x HDD Server

Dell EMC PowerEdge XE7100 is a standard depth 5U rack server with the industry's highest storage density built for complex compute and storage intensive workloads.

Intel 670p 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD with Silicon Motion SM2265G

The Intel 670p 2TB M.2 NVMe SSD comes in a single-sided M.2 2280 (80mm) form factor and delivers both speed and security with fast throughput and hardware encryption support.

KingSpec NE-256 256GB M.2 2242 NVMe SSD

KingSpec NE-256 256GB M.2 2242 NVMe SSD is the low-end SSD that comes in a single-sided M.2 2242 (42mm) form factor and features a single Intel TLC NAND package and a SMI 2263XT controller.
RAID Level 5 data redundancy: theory and reality

In theory, RAID 5 protects your data. In reality, RAID 5 is often a painful failure. Actual rates of double-disk failures are 2 to 1500 times higher than MTTDL predicts.
How reliable your newest big hard drive is?

"Cheap and Deep" is the mantra that calms the nerves of those trying to accommodate an era of surging data and dwindling budgets.
Why your hard drive cannot read or write

Our customers typically worry most about a disk drive's "click of death," but the fact is that unrecoverable read errors are much more common.
How to choose a data recovery company

The data recovery industry grows every day and every company that opens up markets itself as an expert. Of course, all of these companies are not equal.
Data Recovery Services: Be wary of cheap prices

Proper hard drive recovery can require manipulation of data at the sector level, transplantation of internal components and various other procedures.
How reliable your storage array is?

One of the issue particularly concerning with ultra-large hard drives is something called an unrecoverable bit error (UBE). Although rarely discussed with potential customers and definitely a topic "down in the weeds" UBE is a problem anyone working with ultra-large hard drives and RAID sets will eventually have to deal with.
Properly Rebuilding RAID 5 Arrays & Saving Your Data

Your data is valuable. You know that. You also know that data is fragile. It can be accidentally deleted or corrupted. It can be destroyed in a disaster, or an accident, or the hardware it is stored on can malfunction leaving it inaccessible.
What kills your Flash Drive and how you can avoid it

Like all forms of digital storage, the media can become corrupt and you can lose valuable information
Very often, when it comes to data migration, people think of humongous servers and big companies

Nevertheless, an average data storage device owner bothers him/herself with mentioned procedure at least once in two-three years.

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