Phison Demos M.2-2580 PCIe 5.0 x4 SSD: Up to 12GBps Reads

Phison Demos M.2-2580 PCIe 5.0 x4 SSD: Up to 12GBps Reads

Phison this week showcased its next-generation PS5026-E26 SSD platform with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface aimed at high-performance desktops and enterprise applications. Based on the demonstration, the new drives will radically improve the sequential read and write performance.  Because of the PCIe 5.0 x4 interface that offers raw bandwidth of up to 15.8 GB/s in each direction, solid-state drives…

Intel Details XeSS Quality Mode With GDC Demos

Intel Details XeSS Quality Mode With GDC Demos

Intel has shared its Xe Super Sampling (XeSS) video session and presentation deck from this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, revealing some new morsels of information among  some facts that we already knew. There’s also a deep dive into how XeSS works its upscaling magic. Intel execs and developers showed the upscaling…

Kioxia Demos HLC 3D NAND and Talks About OLC NAND

Kioxia Demos HLC 3D NAND and Talks About OLC NAND

The best SSDs currently use TLC or maybe QLC memory. Kioxia (formerly Toshiba Memory) was the first 3D NAND maker to start talking about 5-bits-per-cell (5 bpc) PLC (penta level cell) 3D NAND memory back in 2019. Kioxia’s scientists and engineers certainly don’t want to rest on their laurels, and this year they demonstrated operation of 6…