TechARX Tech Report : GALAX GAMER SSD L 120GB

Welcome to another episode of TechARX Tech Report. Today we will be testing an SSD from the house of GALAX with the new PHISON PS3111-S11 controller. Presenting the GALAX GAMER SSD L 120GB. This SSD is and update to the Gamer Lineup of mainstream SSD’s from GALAX formerly know as Galaxy, the maker of the infamous high end NVIDIA H.O.F. cards among other things. The other SKU that Galax has in their storage portfolio is the H.O.F SSD’s, but that a different story for different day. Lets see what this…

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HYPERX LAUNCHES FURY RGB SSD, ITS FIRST RGB SSD IN INDIA

HyperX®, the gaming division of Kingston Technology® Company, Inc., today, launched its first SSD in India with RGB – HyperX®FURY RGB SSD. This performance rich SSD is designed for a better gaming experience while brightening and enhancing the rigs with more color and LED lighting. It utilizes 3D NAND technology for better power efficiency and durability, delivering high read and write speeds, 10 times faster than a 7200RPM hard drive. Enhanced Visual Experience The FURY RGB SSD offers an enhanced visual experience for gaming, overclocking PCs, and DIY system builds…

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COLORFUL Announces Limited Summer Edition SL500 SSD

  Colorful Technology Company Limited, professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and high-performance storage solutions is proud to announce the availability of its latest limited edition seasonal release for its solid-state drive product line. The COLORFUL SL500 640G Summer LE SSD marks the celebration of summer with a brand new color model for its SL500 SSD. Coming in at a bright Glacier Blue color, this limited edition joins the previously released Spring LE back in March. The seasonal Limited Edition release from COLORFUL are a special way of bringing users…

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Samsung announced new NVMe M.2 SSDs – The 970 EVO and 970 PRO

Samsung, being the ruler of various storage solutions finally added another two new SSDs to their mainstream SSD lineup, the Samsung 970 EVO, and 970 PRO. The 970 EVO definitely does not reside on the top line but with read-speeds up to 3,500 MBps and write-speeds up to 2,500 MBps proves it’s incredible performance.Not just these, the 970 EVO does also hold an IOPS random read of about 500K and write about 480K, keeping itself head to head with many leading SSDs of its class.The 970 EVO is engineered with TLC memory…

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A Quick Guide on SSD

What are Solid State Drives? SSD stands for Solid State Drive and is very much similar to HDD or Hard Disk Drive where both can read and write data on it even without power which makes it fall into the category of “Non-Volatile Memory”.An SSD emulates an HDD but is typically made of semiconductor components. To be more precise, and SSDs are crafted using NAND flash memory but also DRAM-based devices fall into the same category as SSDs are and sometimes called an SSD.Speaking of form factor, SSDs are most popularly…

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Samsung PM1633a is Here: $10k for 15TB, $6k for 7TB

Samsung PM1633a

Samsung PM1633a SSD started to ship with 15.36 Terabytes of capacity to select customers back in March. They have now recently began to supply the drive to select resellers as well. The enterprise-class SSD is up for sale from two U.S-based resellers and can be purchased for around $10K. This makes it one of the world’s most expensive commercial solid-state drives. Also, Samsung officially expanded the PM1633a family of SSDs with many lower-capacity models. The 7.68 TB version being one of them, which has begun to ship to at least…

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Samsung’s 512GB PM971-NVMe SSD – Such Size, Much Wow !

Samsung has unveiled it’s new PM971-NVMe SSD . One special and thing about it is its tiny size. The size is so small, one could hardly think of how Samsung made it work. This is a giant leap considering the current status of SSD’s in the market. SSD sizes are decreasing with respect to time, agreed, but such an exponential decrease in size wasn’t expected. Samsung’s 512GB PM971-NVMe SSD Will Leave You In Awe! The new SSD from Samsung packs 512GB of NAND storage on a chip that is smaller…

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Understanding SSDs (Beginner’s guide)

EDITORS NOTE : This article was written by an intern author and was has heavily copied from the following article : http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/210492-extremetech-explains-how-do-ssds-work. We would advise our viewers to read the well written article from Extremetech before going through ours. SSDs have been a humongous step in the department of Storage media. For years, we were stuck to spinning magnetic media and various others composed of its vestiges. These were staunch and reliable to say the least but lacked on a crucial aspect of storage i.e. speed. In our journey to understanding SSDs,…

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MSI Launches Its New X99A And Z170 Titanium Motherboards

MSI Launches Its New X99 And Z170 Titanium Motherboards MSI have consistently been one of the crowd favorites when it comes to enthusiast grade products. And, to spice things even more this time, they’ve revealed their new X99A X-POWER GAMING TITANIUM and Z170A M-POWER GAMING TITANIUM Motherboards to the general public.  So what do these new boards promise? According to MSI, these new boards will feature exclusive MSI components, ranging from the Mystic Light extension RGB cable and a pin header that will allow gamers to decorate their rigs with…

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