A Coldplay Song Was Apparently Hidden In One Of Kingston’s SSD Firmware
A researcher found out a rather unexpected content inside one of Kingston's SSD firmware: lyrics from Coldplay's "The Scientist".
May 11, 2023
A Bad Firmware On Corsair’s PCIe 5.0 SSD Has Caused Overheating And Crashes
The Phison controller on Corsair's MP700 SSD has firmware issues that causes overheating, resulting in system crashes. A fix is on the way, says the company.
April 28, 2023
Planning On Buying SSDs? You Should Do It Soon
SSD pricing are dropping to unprecedently low levels - but it won't be long before the prices goes back up. In this blog we'll explain various factors behind the pricing of the SSDs.
April 5, 2023
Kioxia’s Hepta-Level Cell NAND Flash Could Deliver The Death Blow To HDDs
Researchers from Kioxia has successfully demoed a NAND cell that can contain up to 7 bits (with 128 voltage levels), providing nearly double the density over QLC SSDs.
March 30, 2023
Kingston Claims Number One Spot in Channel SSD Market Share
Kingston closes out 2022 as the top player in channel SSD market share, driven by the introduction of high-performance models and a decline in SSD prices.
March 23, 2023
PCIe 5.0 SSDs Won’t Go Mainstream Until 2H 2024: Phison CEO
Phison CEO thinks it'll be at least a year before PCIe 5.0 SSDs start gaining traction in the consumer PC market.
March 21, 2023
Beware: Counterfeit Samsung 980 PRO SSDs Circulating In The Market
This user has learned it the hard way of buying a "Samsung 980 PRO" second hand which ended up being a fake.
March 15, 2023
Kingston Launches Two New DataTraveler USB Drives for On-The-Go Storage
Kingston Technology has introduced two new flash drives, Kingston DataTraveler Exodia Onyx and Kingston DataTraveler 80 M.
March 14, 2023
Sabrent Rocket X5 PCIe 5.0 SSD In The Works, Expected To Hit 14GB/s
Sabrent is working on a PCIe 5.0 SSD which they target to hit 14GB/s - the performance ceiling of PCIe 5.0 x4 standard.
March 10, 2023
Let’s Talk: Do You Need PCIe 5.0?
PCIe 5.0 is the latest-and-greatest feature that motherboard and SSD manufacturers like to talk about. Let's take a step back and ask - do you actually need something *that* fast? And is it really as fast as it says on paper?