AMD plans new NVMe SSDs

AMD plans new NVMe SSDs

A few weeks ago AMD presented its Radeon R3 line of solid-state drives. Apparently sales are going so well there’s a serious chance that AMD may soon launch new SSDs with the NVMe protocol.

Nothing has been confirmed as of now but there are hints that AMD SSDs with support for NVMe are on their way to us. The devices will likely be combined in new Radeon R7 or R9 SSD lines and will feature the popular M.2 form-factor. Unfortunately this is all we know of the new AMD solid-state drives.

The current Radeon R3 SSD line comes in the common 2.5-inch form factor and is based on the quad-channeled Silicon Motion SM2256KX memory controller as well as on TLC NAND flash memory by SK Hynix. In fact AMD may ask Hynix to provide memory chips for the new NVMe solid-state drives. The R3 line is available in capacities of 120 GB, 240 GB, 480 GB and 960 GB.

Source: Anandtech.com

Related posts

ASUS debuts two new convertible notebooks

ASUS debuts two new convertible notebooks

At the on-going CES 2016 ASUS has unveiled two new convertible notebooks called VivoBook Flip TP301 and VivoBook Flip TP501. The new computers come with the latest Intel Skylake processors and feature USB Type-C ports, optional NVIDIA graphics cards and Windows 10. The VivoBook Flip TP301 is the...

LG gets numerous Edge trademarks, may have Edge phone soon

LG gets numerous Edge trademarks, may have Edge phone soon

When you cannot come with something new and unique, yet you want to stay competitive, you will likely have to imitate your greatest competitor. This is what LG seems to be doing – the Korean company has filed trademarks for eight different product names, which contain the “Edge” moniker. The...

Nokia Research Center unveils mobile radar concept

Nokia Research Center (NRC) Helsinki today unveiled a new research concept -the mobile radar. Demonstration at Demo House 2010 research exhibition in Espoo, Finland shows how a mobile device can use an active radar sensor to measure speed and the direction of movement of approaching objects...

Leave a comment