SSD controllers may run your applications someday

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By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | August 6th, 2014 Applications should work more closely with storage, even turning over some CPU work, Samsung says. It’s time for enterprise applications and storage to work more closely together, even to the point where SSDs become a pool of computing power, according to Samsung Semiconductor. The company…

Newegg takes pre-orders for Samsung’s first 3D Pro SSD

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 24th, 2014 The 850 Pro SSD is designed for workstations and high-end PCs. Newegg on Thursday began taking orders for Samsung’s most advanced solid state drive (SSD), a model that uses stacked, or three dimensional, NAND flash for greater performance and endurance over previous models based on conventional NAND…

Intel releases its most reliable pro SSD

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By Lucas Mearian, Computerworld | July 22nd, 2014 But the Pro 2500 only has a 5-year warranty at a time when 10-year warranties are becoming common. Intel today unveiled what it called its most reliable solid-state drive (SSD) series to date; the drives are aimed at enterprise client users and small businesses. The new Intel…