KIOXIA Introduces Industry’s First PCIe 4.0 OCP NVMe Cloud Specification-Enabled SSD

New XD6 Series E1.S Data Center NVMe SSD Optimized for Hyperscale, Open Compute Platform Applications

KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) announced another significant technological contribution to cloud data center infrastructures. Today, the company expanded its broad portfolio of client, enterprise and data center SSDs with the addition of the XD6 Series. KIOXIA’s E1.S form factor XD6 SSDs are the first1 Enterprise and Datacenter SSD Form Factor (EDSFF) E1.S SSDs to address the specific requirements of hyperscale applications, including the performance, power and thermal requirements of the Open Compute Platform (OCP) NVMe® Cloud SSD Specification.

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The XD6 Series addresses the specific requirements of hyperscale applications, including the requirements of the OCP NVMe Cloud SSD Specification. (Photo: Business Wire)

Designed to maximize system density, efficiency and simplicity, KIOXIA’s EDSFF E1.x SSDs represent the future of flash

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New NVMe SSD Fast Enough For The PS5 Revealed

Western Digital recently announced a its next-generation SSD products, including a new Gen 4 NVMe SSD that features speeds fast enough to work with the PS5’s internal storage. The company also revealed a PCIe add-in SSD card and a new Thunderbolt 3 SSD game dock that makes adding extra storage and ports easy. All of the new SSD products boast fast read/write speeds and customizable RGB lighting that should make them top-of-the-line PC and gaming parts.

Western Digital’s WD Black line is focused specifically on products for gamers, which is why the company has put a focus on gorgeous RGB lighting for its next line of storage options. All of WD Black’s RGB-enabled products can be customized and synchronized via the WD Black Dashboard app on Windows. Thankfully, the company hasn’t neglected the speed of its NVMe SSDs, providing a number of options that rival the best on the market

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