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SSD Storage Shopping Guide: Best Bang For Your Bits

2018 SSD Storage Shopping Guide The solid state storage market is highly competitive, and it is also one that changes rapidly as the technology continues to evolve and prices fluctuate due to various factors. There are dozens of companies with multiple product lines that vie for dominance in the SSD space, which can make selecting a drive for a system a rather daunting task for the uninitiated. In this piece, we’ll endeavor to make the task of buying an SSD a little…

Software

Seagate Ships Nytro 141 Low-Cost Consumer SSD

Seagate hasn’t released a consumer SSD since the 600 and 600 Pro came to market in mid-2013. We’ve heard rumors about new products for the last year, but nothing has come of that speculation. That’s about to change with the new Nytro 141 series, starting with the Nytro 141 256GB, which online seller Superbiiz lists as available for $85. Like the 600 and 600 Pro, Seagate plans to continue utilizing two products built with similar hardware but with modified firmware to tackle…

HARDWARE

Seagate Ships Nytro 141 Low-Cost Consumer SSD

Seagate hasn’t released a consumer SSD since the 600 and 600 Pro came to market in mid-2013. We’ve heard rumors about new products for the last year, but nothing has come of that speculation. That’s about to change with the new Nytro 141 series, starting with the Nytro 141 256GB, which online seller Superbiiz lists as available for $85. Like the 600 and 600 Pro, Seagate plans to continue utilizing two products built with similar hardware but with modified firmware to tackle…

Technology

WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

Western Digital’s Blue and SanDisk’s Ultra SSDs have been updated with 3D BiCS FLASH and are shipping, according to online reseller B&H Photo. They’re coming in capacities up to 1TB; the SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD shows a large 2TB model “coming soon,” but no date is given for availability. The site also gave us a first look at initial pricing for these products. Newegg may have the Blue 3D SSDs, as well. If you search by the product number, there are results, but…

Computer

WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

Western Digital’s Blue and SanDisk’s Ultra SSDs have been updated with 3D BiCS FLASH and are shipping, according to online reseller B&H Photo. They’re coming in capacities up to 1TB; the SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD shows a large 2TB model “coming soon,” but no date is given for availability. The site also gave us a first look at initial pricing for these products. Newegg may have the Blue 3D SSDs, as well. If you search by the product number, there are results, but…

HARDWARE

WD, SanDisk Ship 3D NAND SSDs

Western Digital’s Blue and SanDisk’s Ultra SSDs have been updated with 3D BiCS FLASH and are shipping, according to online reseller B&H Photo. They’re coming in capacities up to 1TB; the SanDisk Ultra 3D SSD shows a large 2TB model “coming soon,” but no date is given for availability. The site also gave us a first look at initial pricing for these products. Newegg may have the Blue 3D SSDs, as well. If you search by the product number, there are results, but…

Gadgets

Samsung’s new 4TB SSD costs about as much as a MacBook Pro

For those in need of substantial PC storage, spinning hard drives are still very much a reality. That’s changing, of course, though not quite as quickly as many upgraders are hoping. $700 will get you a 2TB solid state hard drive from the friendly folks at Samsung, and now you can double that storage at more than double the price. The company’s been offering up server-ready drives with quadruple the capacity for a bit, and now it’s finally ready to…

Gadgets

SanDisk Extreme 900 Portable SSD Review

SanDisk’s Extreme 900 Portable SSD provides lots of capacity and high-performance flash-based storage for working professionals on the go. The series is also one of the first to utilize USB 3.1 Gen 2 for faster file transfers. No flash-based storage product is mightier than SanDisk’s Extreme 900 Portable SSD. It is the first portable drive to combine striping with the USB 3.1 Gen 2 bus capable of 10 Gb/s. Don’t worry about capacity, either. The Extreme Pro starts at 480GB…

HARDWARE

Samsung launches 750 series SSDs

The big trend in SSD releases in recent years has been an ever increasing storage volume at an ever shrinking price point. As the cost-per-gigabyte has dropped, the size of the drives have exploded, with some now sporting multiple terabytes and performance on new standards like M.2 far in excess of anything that could be achieved a few years ago. But that doesn’t mean the market has entirely moved on, or indeed that smaller SSDs aren’t still a viable business option.…

Gadgets

Save up to 60% on PC components and accessories

If you’re in need of PC components and accessories, there’s no need to wait for Black Friday. Amazon is currently discounting select PC items by upwards of 60%. However, this deal ends today, so don’t wait. This incredibly tiny thumb drive offers loads of storage without taking up much space. If you’re using a laptop or tablet, this add-on is perfect because it barely sticks out at all. Save a total of 65% off Looking for a spacious SSD that…