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Samsung’s new microSD card is faster than an SSD – too bad the Galaxy S24 can’t use it

I don't worry just about battery life on my devices; I also fear storage won't be enough. Unlike battery life, storage is hardly an issue, yet I always consider getting more local storage than I need. So when I saw Samsung's new microSD announcement on Wednesday, I was curious to see what this next-gen of microSD cards can no.  It turns out that Samsung will do something not usually expected from microSD cards. The new SD Express microSD card will deliver speeds of up to 800MB/s, which is faster than SATA SSDs that go up…

Get $500 off the Dell XPS 15 with an RTX 4050 and 1TB SSD

Mark Coppock / Digital Trends There’s no shortage of laptop deals out there, but only a few can match the value of Dell’s offer for the Dell XPS 15. The version of the device with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4050 graphics card and a 1TB SSD, originally priced at $1,999, is on sale for $1,499 following a $500 discount. It’s still not cheap, but it’s one of the top laptops in the market right now so you know that you’ll be getting your money’s worth. You need to act fast though, because once stocks get sold out, we’re not…

Samsung’s fantastic Portable T5 EVO SSD gets new discounts for a limited time

Samsung's Portable T5 EVO SSD is the best at offering a high capacity in a compact form factor. It's sturdy and drop resistant, easy to carry, has great Magician Software features, and now, it's cheaper thanks to a limited-time discount. The Portable T5 EVO SSD comes in three storage configurations, starting at a whopping 2TB and topping out at 8TB, with a 4TB option in between. The higher the storage, the higher the price, evidently. And the 2TB, 4TB, and 8TB T5 EVO SSDs usually cost $189, $349, and $649, respectively.…

Portable T5 EVO SSD with 8TB capacity is coming to more markets

When Samsung announced the high-capacity Portable T5 EVO SSD in November, the storage solutions went on sale in numerous across Asia, Europe, and North America. Nevertheless, some markets lagged behind and did not offer the T5 EVO SSD at that time. Now, they're catching up. Today, Samsung announced the release of the Portable T5 EVO SSD in Vietnam. The storage drive will be available in three configurations with 2TB, 4TB, and of course, 8TB. As of this writing, the Portable T5 EVO SSD is listed on Samsung's online shop…

Samsung sets up SSD research and development team in India

Samsung has been the leader in the DRAM and NAND flash storage segment for decades, and the company is trying to solidify its leadership with even more research and development. The company has reportedly established a research and development team for SSD in India. According to a new report from Seoul Economic Daily, Samsung Electronics has established a dedicated research and development team in India for SSD technologies. Samsung Semiconductor India Research has reportedly formed a new team under the Memory Solutions…

I tested the world’s fastest SSD and the results will make power users cry

The Crucial T705 PCIe Gen5 NVMe M.2 SSD features a monster heatsink. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNETZDNET's key takeawaysCrucial's new T705 PCIe Gen5 NVMe M.2 SSD will see global release on March 12, but can be pre-ordered now.Delivers blazing fast performance, with option of heatsink version or bare SSD.It's expensive, and not everyone can benefit from the performance it offers.Over the years, I've observed a tendency among users to blame their PC's sluggishness on the CPU or RAM. However, more often than not, the real…

Get the Sandisk Extreme Pro 2TB Portable SSD for $125 off now at Best Buy

Get Sandisk's Extreme Pro Portable SSD for $125 off today only.  Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNETBest Buy is celebrating Valentine's Day by spreading the love -- and the savings. Today only, you can snag a Sandisk's Extreme Pro Portable 2TB SSD model usually will cost you $295, but right now, Best Buyfits the bill perfectly.The Extreme Pro Portable SSD is a small, pocket-sized drive coming in capacities ranging from 500GB to 4TB. Also: Speed, style, and tough: Sandisk Extreme Pro Portable SSDWhen ZDNET's Adrian

Valentines Day: Contribute to your partner’s productivity with storage solutions

NVMe SSDs, with their lightning-fast data transfer speeds, offer a substantial upgrade to any computer, drastically reducing boot and load times, and enhancing overall system responsiveness. They are perfect for creative professionals, gamers, or anyone who values efficiency in their digital endeavours. On the other hand, USB pendrives provide a portable and reliable way to carry important files, photos, and documents anywhere, ensuring your partner can access their data whenever they need it, without the…

Samsung has some great new deals on T7 and T9 Portable SSDs

Last updated: February 13th, 2024 at 10:18 UTC+01:00 Samsung is running a promotional campaign on the Portable SSD lineup, including the trusted T7 Shield and the newer T9 model. Discounts are now available on the T7 Shield and T9 SSDs in all storage configurations, from 1TB and all the way up to 4TB. Let's start with the offer for the Portable SSD T7 Shield, which isn't as fast as the newer T9 model but boasts a more rugged build with dust and water resistance. Here's what you can save on the T7 Shield SSD: Save…

What Is SATA? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About It

What is SATA? In short, it’s how almost everything storage-related connects to your motherboard. If you’ve owned a desktop PC or laptop in the past decade and a half, you can be confident it was a Serial ATA (SATA) compatible piece of hardware. Whether it was a hard drive (HDD), a solid-state drive (SSD), or an optical drive, almost all of them used SATA until recently. That’s not always the case, as there are some newer standards available for high-speed drives. But alongside PCIe and NVMe, SATA is still a…