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Toshiba Launches World’s First 14TB HDD with Conventional Magnetic Recording
     Mon, Dec 11 2017 | 5:58P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The 14TB models use an innovative 9-disk, helium-sealed design to deliver massive capacity that fits into standard 3.5 inch SATA drive bays.

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Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH announces the launch of the MG07ACA Series, the world’s first[1] enterprise 14TB[2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD. Using a 9-disk, helium-sealed design, the new MG07ACA Series provides the power-efficient capacity and storage density needed by cloud-scale and enterprise storage solution providers to achieve their TCO objectives.

“We have raised the bar with the new MG07ACA Series 9-disk helium-sealed design,” said Akitoshi Iwata, Vice President of Storage Products Division, Toshiba Electronic Devices and Storage Corporation. “By utilising an innovative design, we continue to improve the benefits that high-capacity disk storage can deliver to our broad global customer base.”

The MG07ACA Series features both 14TB 9-disk and 12TB 8-disk models. The helium-sealed 3.5-inch[3] mechanical design realises better storage density and a lower HDD operating power profile than the previous MG06ACA Series for optimal TCO in cloud-scale infrastructures. The MG07 Series also utilises Toshiba Group’s laser welding technology to ensure the helium remains securely sealed inside the drive enclosure. The drives support a SATA 6Gbit/s interface and 7,200rpm access performance. The 9-disk 14TB models achieve a 40% increase in maximum capacity over previous MG06ACA 10TB models. Additionally, the 14TB models improve power efficiency by over 50% (W/GB)[4].

“Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage’s first helium-sealed nearline drive intercepts the market at a class-leading 14TB capacity with CMR,” said John Chen, industry analyst at Trend Focus. “Its early time-to-market for this capacity positions the company well to meet the storage needs of large hyperscale and cloud companies. Additionally, the company’s choice of a 9-disk platform paves the way to achieving higher capacities in future product generations.”

“While enterprise server and storage customers realise that shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology can improve HDD capacity, the adoption of SMR HDD products into server and storage systems is a transition that will take several years,” according to John Rydning, Research Vice President for hard disk drives at IDC. “Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage’s new helium-sealed enterprise HDD is the world’s first 14TB of storage capacity using conventional rather than shingled magnetic recording technology, giving enterprise customers the highest capacity HDD available in the market today for existing server and storage system architectures.”

The sequential sample delivery of MG07ACA Series drives to customers began today

  FULL STORY @ TOSHIBA

LaCie 2Big Dock Thunderbolt 3 20TB External HDD Review
     Fri, Dec 08 2017 | 4:21P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
LaCie outs the 2Big Dock powered by Thunderbolt 3 technology and we take the 20TB model through testing."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Silicon Power A55 256GB 3D NAND SSD Review
     Wed, Dec 06 2017 | 4:01P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"As we have seen before with TLC NAND SSDs, the SLC cache is used first for gaining a respectable speed boost and once this one gets filled up, the write speed will start dropping gradually, sometimes under 100MB/s. This particular aspect does not recommend the drive if our workload does imply writing large files frequently onto the drive, but even when we are writing straight to TLC, the access times do remain smaller versus mechanical drives. For a better compatibility, A55 256GB does ship with a 7mm form factor, while the integrated DRAMless Silicon Motion SM2258XT controller does come with support for TRIM command and Garbage Collection technology."
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Crucial BX300 240GB Solid State Drive Review
     Sun, Dec 03 2017 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Crucial BX300 240GB performed well in all of our benchmarks and, given its low price at press time, is an excellent budget-conscious choice for those who are looking for something faster than their hard drive.
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS

Intel Optane SSD 900P Review
     Sun, Dec 03 2017 | 9:01A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Intel gave us a taste of what its Optane could do on consumer desktop systems a few months back when it launched its Optane Memory technology. Those miniscule drives did a great job caching data to give compatible systems packing slower hard drives a huge boost in responsiveness and overall performance. The performance characteristics of Optane Memory also left many enthusiasts chomping at the bit for higher-capacity, speedier Optane SSDs for high-end desktops, however. Fortunately, the wait is now over. Intel recently launched the brand-new Optane SSD 900P series of drives and we can with certainty say that it was absolutely worth the wait...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Synology DiskStation DS418j Review
     Fri, Dec 01 2017 | 12:00P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Synology's J series of DiskStation NAS are aimed at the value end of the market. The latest 4-bay addition to the range is the DS418j, which takes over from the DS416j and is marketed as an entry-level 4-bay NAS for home data backup and multimedia streaming.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Crucial BX300 240GBCrucial BX300 240GB Solid State Dri Solid State Drive Review
     Thu, Nov 30 2017 | 6:18P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Crucial BX300 240GB performed well in all of our benchmarks and, given its low price at press time, is an excellent budget-conscious choice for those who are looking for something faster than their hard drive.
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS

 
Intel 600p 512 GB M.2 NVMe SSD Review
     Thu, Nov 30 2017 | 9:02A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today, we test the Intel 600p 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD on OCinside.de. The Intel SSD 600p supports PCIe Gen3 x4 and that is already one sign for high performance. But the best thing is that the Intel 600p is priced at the level of much slower SATA SSDs! In the following review you will find some benchmarks, a large SSD benchmark comparison, infrared thermal images of this Intel SSD 600p as well as tips for the correct NVMe SSD installation.
  FULL STORY @ OCINSIDE

Intel Optane SSD 900P 280GB & 480GB AIC NVMe PCIe SSD Review
     Sun, Nov 26 2017 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
3D XPoint memory media makes its way into the mainstream desktop enthusiast market, shattering every performance metric that matters along the way."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

WD My Book Duo 20TB External Hard Drive Review
     Sun, Nov 26 2017 | 9:02A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"WD’s line of My Book external hard drives have been around for quite a long time. Today we are checking out their latest My Book Duo drive, which if you can guess by the name features two drives. With two drives you can either run them in RAID-0 mode for super-fast speed, or switch to RAID-1 for redundancy as the drives will mirror each other. The WD My Duo is the perfect thing for someone who is looking for large capacity storage without having to setup a NAS or install drives themselves. This is a USB 3.1 drive so you can connect it to any PC or Mac for easy backups and file sharing. WD is offering this drive in capacities from 4TB all the way up to 20TB. They have sent us the 20TB model so lets see what it can do!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Data Storage WorldWide Giveaway With Seagate
     Sun, Nov 26 2017 | 9:01A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
With just roughly 45 days until we say goodbye to 2017 we're throwing one of our largest single giveaways to date with our friends over at Seagate. Read on to find out how you may win one of the 10 available drives and good luck.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Seagate Backup Plus Hub 8TB Desktop Storage Review
     Sat, Nov 25 2017 | 4:00P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Very good performance numbers, 8TB capacity and a dual front USB 3.0 hub are more than enough reasons for you to consider getting your very own Backup Plus Hub Desktop Storage by Seagate.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Crucial BX300 480GB SSD Review
     Fri, Nov 24 2017 | 4:02P | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Thanks to the 3D MLC NAND flash used by Micron the BX300 480GB SSD by Crucial with its very good performance and durability / endurance numbers has nothing to fear from its competition.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Intel Optane 900P 280GB U.2 SSD
     Fri, Nov 24 2017 | 9:01A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"At the end of October Intel released the Optane 900P solid-state drive as their new ultra high-end performance SSD. Windows reviews have been positive, but what about using the Optane 900P on Linux? It's working well and delivers stunning NVMe SSD performance."
  FULL STORY @ PHORONIX

SanDisk iXpand Base & 400GB SanDisk Ultra
     Mon, Nov 20 2017 | 9:03A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
SanDisk just unveiled more consumer storage devices targeted at smartphone users – the SanDisk iXpand Base for iPhone users, and an amazing 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSD card for Android users!
  FULL STORY @ TECHARP

The initial round of XPoint testing done
     Mon, Nov 20 2017 | 9:01A | Hard Drives/SSD | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Back in April, we finally got our mitts on some actual 3D XPoint to test, but there was a catch. We had to do so remotely. The initial round of XPoint testing done (by all review sites) on a set of machines located on the Intel campus. Intel had their reasons for this unorthodox review method, but we were satisfied that everything was done above board. Intel even went as far as walking me over to the very server that we would be remoting into for testing. Despite this, there were still a few skeptics out there, and today we can put all of that to bed.
  FULL STORY @ PCPER

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