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Is This the End of Rotating Hard Drives?

by Jeremiah on October 9, 2014

Samsung 3D Vertical NAND SSD

First, the official jibberish:

Samsung Electronics announced today the beginning of mass production of the first 3-bit multi-level-cell, three-dimensional, Vertical NAND flash memory, to be used in solid state drives.

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Century-CRST1035U3IS6G-10-Bay-External-HDD-Enclosure

Check out this newly launched 10-bay USB 3.0 external HDD enclosure from Century Japan, the CRST1035U3IS6G. Measuring W179mm x D385mm x H330mm and weighing about 6kg, the enclosure comes with an independent power supply switch (you can power ON individually by selecting the HDD you want to use), a USB 3.0 connection interface, a built-in 140mm rear cooling fan and can house a total of ten 2.5-/3.5-inch SATA3.0 (6Gbps) HDDs/SSDs. The CRST1035U3IS6G is available now for 39,750 Yen (about $390). [Product Page]

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Silicon-Power-Jewel-J06-USB-3.0-Flash-Drives

Silicon Power has also released their newest line of USB 3.0 flash drives, the Jewel J06. Coming in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities (black, white & dark blue color options), this super-tiny flash drives feature a high-density plastic housing that offers complete waterproof, vibration-proof and dustproof protections, a USB 3.0 connection interface and are backed by a lifetime warranty. Prices unannounced yet. [Product Page]

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A New Line Of SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs From EDGE

by Isaiah on June 13, 2014

EDGE-Revolution-SSD

EDGE memory is bringing you their newest line of SATA 6.0 Gbps SSDs, the Revolution. Coming 120GB, 240GB and 480GB sizes, these slim 2.5-inch SSDs (7mm thick) are equipped with MLC NAND Flash memory chips, a SATA 6.0 Gbps interface, a SandForce SF-2281 controller, a MTBF of 2 million hours and can deliver read/write speeds of up to 555/525 MB/s (120GB), 560/530 MB/s (240GB) and 540/460 MB/s (480GB), respectively. The Revolution SSDs are available now. [Product Page]

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Panram-Jewel-Series-USB-3.0-Flash-Drives

Here comes a new line of USB 3.0 flash drives from Panram, the Jewel Series. Coming in five different storage capacities: 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB (ruby & sapphire color options), these high-speed flash drives feature a refined zinc alloy housing, a USB 3.0 connection interface and a diamond cut jewel cap, and are backed by a life-time warranty. Unfortunately, there’s no word on pricing yet. [Panram]

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