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Samsung introduces 4TB SSD for a cool $1,500

Samsung introduces 4TB SSD for a cool $1,500 Samsung’s new 4TB SSD is a $1,500 solid state drive that aims to replace your HDD altogether, provided you’ve got four figures to drop on a storage medium in the first place.With SSD prices continuing to fall year-on-year thanks to 3D stacked NAND, why bother buying a hard drive at all?

AMD announces Radeon Pro SSG: A GPU with 1TB of SSD storage attached

AMD announces Radeon Pro SSG: A GPU with 1TB of SSD storage attached Going forward, the FirePro lineup is being retired altogether in favor of new, Radeon Pro branding.The interesting card, however, is the Radeon Pro SSG, a new Radeon Pro GPU with integrated M.

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version According to Unbox Therapy’s Lew Hilsenteger, there’s an up to 8x speed difference between the 32GB and 256GB Apple iPhone 7 in speed tests.The iPhone 7 32GB needs 3 minutes, 40 seconds for the same job.

Spotify may be killing your SSD

Spotify may be killing your SSD If you use Spotify and its music streaming service you may want to reconsider, at least for now.While you wouldn’t think a single music app could possibly write enough data to cause hardware problems for a solid state product, the figures may surprise you.

SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand For the last few years, SDD prices have been falling steadily, thanks to increased NAND production by multiple companies and the transition to 3D NAND, which offers vastly increased densities for lower cost-per-bit.According to DRAMeXchange via CTimes, average contract prices for MLC NAND flash drives are expected to rise by 6-10% , while TLC products are anticipated to rise by 6-9%.

Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again

Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again The company has unveiled what its calling a PC Gaming Revival Kit, and while the hardware is currently only being stocked in Spanish-speaking countries, we suspect this kind of bundle could come stateside relatively easily if Nvidia sees strong uptake.These sorts of hardware products used to be more common, particularly when CD-ROMs and multimedia capabilities started to debut in consumer hardware.

How to Install an SSD in a PlayStation 4 or PS4 Pro

How to Install an SSD in a PlayStation 4 or PS4 Pro Despite the fact that solid-state drives (SSDs) read and write data much faster than mechanical hard drives do, the PlayStation 4 and even the PlayStation 4 Pro come with the latter.Fortunately, Sony made the PS4 hard drive replaceable, so users can expand the consoles internal storage or, better yet, swap out the mechanical drive with a solid state drive.

How do SSDs work?

How do SSDs work? Now, let’s talk about the more basic relevant question: How do SSDs work in the first place, and how do they compare with new technologies, like Intel Optane?To understand how and why SSDs are different from spinning discs, we need to talk a little bit about hard drives.