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Intel releases specs for first Optane SSD, new drive should pack a wallop

Intel releases specs for first Optane SSD, new drive should pack a wallop

The specs on Intel's first Optane SSD, the P4800X. Details and analysis inside. The post Intel releases specs for first Optane SSD, new drive should pack a wallop appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs aimed at the storage accelerator market

Everspin is moving its MRAM into SSDs and commercial products. Is this the memory standard that will challenge NAND flash for dominance of the storage market? The post Everspin unveils MRAM SSDs
Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel has launched its first server-class Optane hardware -- the DC P4800X. The post Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

Intel's new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite
Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

Intel's new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped. The post Intel Optane Review Roundup:
Intel’s Kaby Lake NUCs Now Offer Optane Memory

Intel’s Kaby Lake NUCs Now Offer Optane Memory

Intel has added Optane options to its latest NUC lineup, with multiple systems now shipping with a 16GB Optane cache drive. The post Intel’s Kaby Lake NUCs Now Offer Optane Memory appeared first on
Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel Announces Optane DIMMs

Intel and Micron both made significant announcements this week about the future of non-volatile RAM and future Optane (3D XPoint) products. The post Micron Launches New NAND-based DIMMs, Intel
Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane

Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane

Samsung is firing back at Intel with a potent new SSD, but will it stand toe-to-toe with Intel's newer 3D XPoint technology? The post Samsung’s Z-SSD Uses New NAND Design, Threatens Intel’s Optane
Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND

Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will Use Ultra-Dense QLC 3D NAND

Intel is prepping a new line of 3D TLC and QLC NAND drives. TLC 3D NAND isn't new, but we didn't expect to see quad-level-cell NAND quite so quickly. The post Intel Leak Confirms Upcoming SSDs Will
Intel Wants to Leverage Optane to Eliminate Local PC Storage Altogether

Intel Wants to Leverage Optane to Eliminate Local PC Storage Altogether

Intel thinks that 5G connectivity and small Optane caches can replace local storage in the mainstream consumer market. Intel also has a new 5G modem expected to drop in 2019. There *might* be a
Modders Find Way to Drop Coffee Lake CPUs in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Motherboards

Modders Find Way to Drop Coffee Lake CPUs in Intel Skylake, Kaby Lake Motherboards

Modders have found a way to crack previous motherboard UEFI and install Coffee Lake in motherboards not originally intended for it. Impressive work. The post Modders Find Way to Drop Coffee Lake CPUs
Intel Launches New Optane 800P M.2 SSDs for Consumer Systems

Intel Launches New Optane 800P M.2 SSDs for Consumer Systems

Intel has finally brought Optane technology to the consumer market, with 58GB and 118GB drives. Performance is excellent, but pricing is a concern. The post Intel Launches New Optane 800P M.2 SSDs
Intel finally dishes out stick-shaped Optane storage SSDs for mainstream PCs

Intel finally dishes out stick-shaped Optane storage SSDs for mainstream PCs

After soothing the gamer crowd with its 900P series in October, Intel is now offering the Optane SSD 800P series for mainstream PCs. There are only two units for now providing capacities of 58GB and
Windows 10 April 2018 Update Isn’t Compatible With Some Intel SSDs

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Isn’t Compatible With Some Intel SSDs

The Intel 600p and Intel SSD Pro 600p are both incompatible with the April 2018 Windows 10 update. Don't install it to these drives. The post Windows 10 April 2018 Update Isn’t Compatible With Some
Intel at last announces Optane memory: DDR4 that never forgets

Intel at last announces Optane memory: DDR4 that never forgets

New memory offers huge capacities and persistence, but fits in a DDR4 slot.
Intel Announces New Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel Announces New Optane DC Persistent Memory

Intel has unveiled a new tier of Optane storage -- one designed to bridge the gap between volatile and non-volatile memory and create a new class of "Persistent" memory in the process. The post Intel
Gigabyte Now Baking 32GB of Optane Directly Into Z370 Motherboards

Gigabyte Now Baking 32GB of Optane Directly Into Z370 Motherboards

Gigabyte is now bundling Optane drives directly with Z370 motherboards. The post Gigabyte Now Baking 32GB of Optane Directly Into Z370 Motherboards appeared first on ExtremeTech.
PC OEMs Are Selling Laptops With Optane Cache Drives and Claiming It’s Memory

PC OEMs Are Selling Laptops With Optane Cache Drives and Claiming It’s Memory

Multiple OEMs are marketing systems as if their total memory loadout is equivalent to their actual DRAM + Optane cache. That's not how this works. The post PC OEMs Are Selling Laptops With Optane
Facing Epyc Onslaught, Intel Will Aggressively Compete in Servers

Facing Epyc Onslaught, Intel Will Aggressively Compete in Servers

Intel expects AMD to come gunning for its servers later this year and there's no way Intel gives up market share without a fight. The post Facing Epyc Onslaught, Intel Will Aggressively Compete in
Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New 14nm Chips in 2019, 10nm Ice Lake in 2020

Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New 14nm Chips in 2019, 10nm Ice Lake in 2020

Intel has released its own roadmap for the future of server CPUs -- Cascade Lake is coming this year, Cooper Lake in 2019, and Ice Lake 10nm servers in 2020. The post Intel Unveils New Roadmap: New