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SSD Performance – PCIe (NVMe) vs SATA Interface

SSD Performance – PCIe (NVMe) vs SATA Interface

Evolution in computer technology is a certainty, but perhaps the segment that has been evolving the most has been storage, and more specifically has been solid state drives. In fact, until the release of SSD, improvements in storage technologies were almost entirely based on increases in capacity with little to no advances in performance. This all changed with the introduction of solid state drives based on NAND memory rather than spinning disks. The first drives were put into a 2.5” form ...
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NAND Shortage - Will it impact SSD supply and price?

NAND Shortage - Will it impact SSD supply and price?

We’ve heard a lot recently about the rapid changes in NAND technology that have been driving down the cost per gigabyte and increasing the storage capacity of Solid State Drives, but these transitions are having an impact on NAND supply which has led to some shortages of popular size SSDs and some price increases on tier two brands. Typically when people hear mention of the words "shortage" and "NAND" they instinctively think back to the early days of solid state drives...
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3D NAND - Putting Another Nail in the Hard Drive Market?

3D NAND - Putting Another Nail in the Hard Drive Market?

SSDs have been making significant gains in market share at the expense of hard disk drives for the past several years. With recent advances in NAND design technology such as 3D NAND, the two key advantages that HDDs have held over SSDs, which were price per gigabyte and storage capacity, are narrowing if not disappearing completely.   Price Per Gigabyte – Lower in 2017 In terms of price, SSDs are about $.25 per gigabyte and HDDs are about $.09 per gigabyte, so the gap in terms of...
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