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  1. cucker tarlson

    single big ssd vs a few smaller ones

    I'm wondering if moving to a single 2TB ssd would benefit me in any way. my current setup su900 128gb (3d mlc,bought last year for os only) 2x850 pro 256gb (3d mlc,biught in 2015-16 as os/game drives,now used for games only) 1x850 pro 512gb,bought in 2017 for games 1x860evo 500gb,3d tlc,bought...
  2. btarunr

    Intel Packs 3D X-Point and QLC NAND Flash Into a Single SSD: Optane H10

    Intel today revealed details about Intel Optane memory H10 with solid-state storage - an innovative device that combines the superior responsiveness of Intel Optane technology with the storage capacity of Intel Quad Level Cell (QLC) 3D NAND technology in a single space-saver M.2 form factor...
  3. 27MaD

    Are SSDs effective when using SATA II ?

    So after i ordered the Kingstone A400 120GB i noticed that my motherboard has SATA II not SATA III , would this cause a huge bottleneck or what ?
  4. H

    Ordered Adata SU650 240gb but Seller sent me Kinston A400, Worth Replacement/Complaint?

    Hi Guys, long time no see, So ive Ordered Adata Su650 on Amazon but Got Kinston A400 240Gb instead.Both are priced 35$ here. Currently im using Transcend SD370, still Performing Good. So i tried to Benchmark Kinston A400, these are the Result i got. Are these Good for that Price. My Main Purpose...
  5. btarunr


    GIGABYTE today rolled out the Aorus RGB AIC NVMe SSD series. Built in the full-height single-slot AIC form-factor with PCI-Express 3.0 x4 host interface, the card combines a Phison PS5012-E12 NVMe 1.3 controller with Toshiba BiCS3 TLC NAND flash, and comes in capacities of 512 GB and 1 TB, which...
  6. btarunr

    DNA Successfully Used as Data Storage Medium, 5-byte Message Written, Stored, and Read

    DNA, the most prominent genetic material, was successfully used as an end-to-end digital data storage medium. Nature reports that a team of biotechnologists led by Christopher N. Takahashi, Bichlien H. Nguyen, Karin Strauss & Luis Ceze with the University of Washington at Seattle, sponsored by...
  7. btarunr

    Intel-Micron Divorce Gets Messy, Micron Employee Served Court Order to Return 3D XPoint IP

    Intel and Micron Technology have parted ways from the IMFlash Technology joint-venture that set out to win the emerging non-volatile memory market with limited success. The two are now locked in numerous legal skirmishes arising from the disjointing of a major high-technology alliance, as...
  8. SoNic67

    SATA3 adapter on Dell T5500?

    I have a Dell Precision T5500, and the embedded controller is only SATA2. I am trying to add-on a PCI-e SATA3 controller but I hit a wall... none that I have tried recognize a SSD at boot time (some not even later). I have tried two controllers with ASMEDIA ASM1061 chip. No luck, SSD are not...
  9. btarunr

    Samsung Launches the 970 EVO Plus NVMe SSD Family

    Samsung today introduced the Samsung 970 EVO Plus, the newest enhancement in its Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) SSD portfolio. With industry-leading performance and up to two terabytes in capacity, Samsung's 970 EVO Plus sets a new bar for high-performance storage, enabling IT professionals...
  10. btarunr

    Western Digital WD Black SN750 is a High-end NVMe SSD with a Chunky Heatsink

    Western Digital over the weekend refreshed its high-end client-segment SSD lineup with the WD Black SN750. Built in the M.2-2280 form-factor with PCI-Express 3.0 x4 interface and support for the NVMe 1.3 protocol, the drive combines a refreshed in-house developed controller with SanDisk-made...
  11. crazyeyesreaper

    Toshiba Shows Off 96-Layer BiCS FLASH Alongside Plethora of Enterprise SSDs at CES 2019

    During our visit with Toshiba at CES 2019, we were shown not only new technologies that they will be rapidly deploying but a large number of SSDs for various market segments. The biggest draw was their 96-layer BiCS Flash with 4-bit-per-cell quadruple-level cell (QLC) technology. Toshiba is now...
  12. btarunr

    Toshiba Memory Unveils 1TB Single Package PCIe Gen3 x4 SSD with 96-Layer 3D Flash

    Toshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today announced the BG4 series, a new line-up of single package NVMe SSDs with capacities up to 1,024 GB, which places both innovative 96-layer 3D flash memory and an all-new controller into one package to deliver best-in-class...
  13. cucker tarlson

    Are pci-e m.2 adapters compatible with dual sided nvme drives ?

    I'm eyeing this nvme drive,great performer for a really nice price https://www.morele.net/dysk-ssd-hp-ex920-512gb-pcie-x4-nvme-2yy46aa-abb-4160454/ I noticed that it's got nand chips on both sides. Is it compatible with standard pci-e adapters,like...
  14. Miguel2013

    I have 4 HDDs (1TB totalling) have mechanical/other damage ¿where find cheap repairs?

    Had these break down over the last 10 years and they're about that old too. 200-300GB drives. I'd like to recover the data tho I heard it may cost 300 to 400 dollars for each. The drives make the sound when they're first plugged in as if they're starting but never get to stabilize and just keep...
  15. A

    How Chinese SSD no-name manufacturers cheat their customers......... Reeinno SSD 128GB review

    It's my second SSD from Reeinno. Frist (NVMe) worked well for 1 month. Then it started to suspend POST. Instant death. The second one was Reeinno 128GB SSD SATA3. When I oppened it, I just felt cheated by them. DO NOT BUY REEINNO............. or just be aware of it.
  16. P

    A raidy question.... What would you use??

    I'm planning on changing around my raid 1 on my Synology system as I'm running low on space and I'm looking to buy bigger drives. Currently I have 6 4Tb drives, they are setup in pairs for a raid 1 giving me 12Tb of usable space (ish). I'm looking to buy 12Tb drives for extra storage but I...
  17. A

    M.2 Speed

    hello recently I have installed a Scan disk 512Gb M.2 drive. After opening HWinfo, I noticed M.2 reads and writes 6GBPS same speed as my SSD drive. I thought M.2 are faster, or are my setting not optimized
  18. thenightsky_0102

    (RESOLVED) I converted my second internal drive to a Dynamic disk and now the partition is gone...

    Oh gosh, what did I do... I don't know how I could've been so stupid. How do I restore the partition / get all of the data back? It's a 4 TB drive.
  19. Athlonite

    Raid0 to AHCI

    I know how to clone the data over to the other SSD but what I'm wanting to know is when I go back to AHCI setting in my BIOS and destroy the Raid0 setup what do I need to do in windows first in order for windows to realise it's now on a single SSD in AHCI mode RAID0 Array 2x120GB SSD's >>>...
  20. stoggs1

    How accurate is hard disk sentinal?

    Ok so I am using hard disk sentinal to monitor my drives and according to it both my drives have over a 1000 days of life. And my main drive is at 100 percent health any second drive is at 97 percent with two re allocated sectors which I don't know what that means so if someone could explain...
  21. Valantar

    Diagnosing possible early stage drive failure

    My HTPC/NAS has been acting up a bit lately. The main issue is "simple": from time to time, Windows Explorer fails to show the drives installed, just keeps showing an empty "This PC" page with the green progress bar sloooooowly creeping forward yet never actually finishing. When this happens...
  22. oli_ramsay

    Installing OS to m.2 drive

    Hi I've just bought a Samsung Evo 970 to use in system in my specs. Is it as simple as plug it into motherboard, go into bios, change boot order and install just like on a conventional SSD or HDD? Thanks
  23. T4C Fantasy

    Post your CrystalDiskMark speeds

    Download CrystalDiskMark 6.0.2 Download CrystalDiskMark 7.0.0g Cinebench FFXV Benchmark press the "All" button, the clickable speed link will show your picture, so even though I wont show it in the list, people will see it in your post. list in your submission post the exact model of your...
  24. btarunr

    Apacer Launches AC731 USB 3.1 Shockproof Portable Hard Drive

    Apacer's latest military-grade shockproof portable hard drive - AC731 USB 3.1 Gen 1 which is with business and elegant design and earned recognition from 2019 Taiwan Excellence Award among over one thousand products. AC731 has passed the U.S. MIL-STD-810G Method 516.6 Procedure IV for 1.2 meters...
  25. btarunr

    Toshiba Expands Personal Storage Portfolio with 4TB CANVIO Hard Drives

    Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. today announces a new addition to its popular family of CANVIO external hard drives (HDDs), a 4 TB option in its ADVANCE, BASICS and READY series. The 4 TB option gives up to 33 percent extra storage (compared to 3 TB) for consumers and small and...