Before we embark on long-term endurance testing on the drive, we take a quck look at the latest market entrant from Sandisk which uses a Marvell 88SS9175 controller and 19nm MLC NAND.
The latest announcement from SanDisk suggests that we can expect even cheaper flash memory in the near future, as well as being able to store much more data within the same size memory chip. Jointly with Toshiba, SanDisk has created 128Gbit NAND flash using its 19nm manufacturing technology, no small feat, but not entirely free
Not only has SanDisk announced a pair of new SSD families, one targeting consumers and one targeting OEM's, but the company has also splashed out and bought a company called FlashSoft that makes enterprise level SSD caching software, as well as teaming up with Diskeeper to further help improve SSD performance. If anyone thought that
Kingston appears to be only the first in what might be an industry wide move towards reducing pricing for NAND flash based products, as no SanDisk is reported to be following in Kingston's footsteps. SanDisk is said to be slashing the price of its retail flash memory cards and USB drives to keep up with
When it comes to flash memory there's no doubt that SanDisk is one of the major players, especially as the company has developed or at least co-developed most of the flash memory card standards in use today. Now the company has gone and announced what it claims is the world's fastest 128GB SDXC card, as
According to SanDisk, the SATA standard just isn't power efficient enough for mobile devices and the company is now proposing that a new low power SATA standard should be developed. The company wants to cut the power consumption of mobile SSDs by 10 times, which is no mean feat, but SanDisk expects this to be
It's been nearly a year since SanDisk's last MP3 player; the Fuze+ which turned out to be a bit of a flop with its touch sensitive controls. On the other hands, SanDisk's range of Clip branded MP3 players have proven to be one of the most popular, low-cost MP3 players every and now the company
SanDisk has finally entered the consumer SSD market after having made a wide range of OEM solutions for the past couple of years in various form factors. Its new Ultra branded range of SSDs are unlikely to break any speed records, but then again, they're not likely to break the bank either.
Ah, the joys of healthy competition in the market. Last week 20nm NAND Flash was cutting edge and now it's so, well, uhm, last week. Both SanDisk and Toshiba have separately announced that they'll be offering retail 19nm NAND Flash memory later this year. Reading the press releases it appears to be the same tech,
Flash memory is so common nowadays that everybody takes it for granted, right? Not if SanDisk has got anything to say about it: VR-Zone heads down to The Vault at the Hotel InterContinental to see just how SanDisk has succeeded in making existing ‘taken for granted’ technology even more indispensible to our way of life
Today, SanDisk, Sony and Nikon have jointly announced the proposing of new industry standards for next generation high-speed memory card format – CF6.0. Similar size to the CF card, the new format boasts faster speeds and larger capacities which are suited for high resolution images and high definition videos recording.
The annual PC Show 2010 took off at Suntec Convention Centre in Singapore today, with a huge turn out even before the 12 noon show time. Seems like the public has been eagerly anticipating the new bargains that would be offered on the tech gadgets and other products.
If 16GB microSDHC card isn’t enough to store your photos, videos and other data, you may want to consider a 32GB. SanDisk has just announced their new 32GB microSDHC card for the mobile and smartphone users, and claims to be the first to ship such high capacity card.
SanDisk has recently unveiled their new 32GB Extreme SDHC card which claims to be the world’s fastest with up to 30MB/s read and write speeds. It is designed for digital SLR users, allowing them to shoot in burst mode with minimized time in processing and storing the data. Update: The SanDisk Extreme SDHC 32GB card is now available at major retailers in
SanDisk has unveiled 3 additions to its lineup of flash memory cards for gaming consoles, namely the 16GB Memory Stick Micro M2 Card (for Sony PSP go System), 32GB Memory Stick PRO Duo and Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo Cards (for Sony PSP System), and 8GB SDHC Car (For Nintendo DSi System). According to Sandisk, these cards
SanDisk has introduced a new line of high-end compactflash cards, the SanDisk Extreme Pro, designed for the professional photographers. It features the manufacturer’s proprietary new Power Core Controller which provides fast read and write speeds of up to 90MB/sec. Check out the news release for the Extreme Pro.
The new SanDisk Sansa Clip+ MP3 player promises hours of audio entertainment in a small package. What’s more, it comes with a microSD memory card slot that allows you to store thousands of songs for your listening pleasure (up to 4,000 additional songs per 16GB card).
At the Mobile World Congress, SanDisk has announced that LG’s multimedia phone, Arena (KM900) has incorporated their 8GB iNAND embedded flash drive. The iNAND embedded flash drive has both data storage, as well as a boot capability, thus eliminating the need for a separate boot device.