Samsung announces new PCIe 3.0 SSD, breaking 2GBps performance barrier

Samsung announces new PCIe 3.0 SSD, breaking 2GBps performance barrier

Samsung launched its new SM951 today, the first M.2 SSD with full support for both PCI-Express 3.0 and the M.2 standard. We’ve discussed M.2 previously — it’s the newest SSD interconnect and it ties storage directly to the PCI-Express bus via the NVMe standard rather than running the communication through the much slower SATA interface. […]

AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

AMD’s Carrizo and Carrizo-L are both 28nm, mobile-only processors

As CES winds down for another year, one of the companies we want to touch on is AMD and its own plans for the laptop and tablet market through 2015. As we’ve previously discussed, AMD’s roadmap for 2015 revolves around a new SoC, codenamed Carrizo, and its lower-power cousin, Carrizo-L. Both of these chips will […]