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Topic: SSD

Patriot Memory 'Evlvr' Thunderbolt 3 portable SSD boasts high transfer rates, power efficiency

01/09/2018, 09:01 am

Patriot Memory launched a new external storage device at CES, with the Evlvr Thunderbolt 3 Portable SSD boasting high writing and reading performance in a compact package, one that is also claimed to be power efficient as well as fast.

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OWC ships Aura Pro X PCIe SSD flash storage upgrades for 2013 and later Macs

10/26/2017, 10:10 am

Mac upgrade supplier OWC has released its newest SSDs, the Aura Pro X, with the flash-based PCIe storage said to be the fastest the firm has ever produced, claimed to offer up to 2.3 times better performance compared to the stock storage used by Apple.

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Transcend JetDrive 820 PCI-E SSD line announced for 2013 and newer MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac Pro

08/28/2017, 12:08 pm

Flash and memory company Transcend has announced the JetDrive 820 PCI Express PCIe Generation 3.0 solid-state drive for certain Mac models -- but in some cases it will be slower than the stock drive in the machine.

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Hard drive and SSD status monitor utility SMART Alec coming from OWC for macOS in July

06/14/2017, 04:06 pm

Long-time Mac upgrade vendor OWC will soon launch SMART Alec, a utility to keep an eye on the health reporting data from SSDs, hard drives, and Fusion Drives connected to a Mac.

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15-inch MacBook Pro mystery connector connects to special apparatus for emergency data transfer

11/25/2016, 08:11 am

Apple's tool for migrating data from a new 15-inch MacBook Pro's SSD soldered to the motherboard has been spotted, and utilizes the unused connector discovered in tear-downs of the hardware.

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Apple SSD in Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pro fixed to motherboard, not removable

11/15/2016, 01:11 pm

Recent examinations of the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar show that Apple has abandoned the socketed SSD as seen in the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Function Keys model.

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