After acquiring SanDisk and introducing WD Green and WD Blue SSDs, it is no surprise to see Western Digital introduce a WD Black SSD that is a M.2 PCIe drive. Western Digital and SanDisk are relatively late to market with their first consumer PCIe SSD, but they've taken the time to refine the product. The WD Black PCIe SSD is an entry-level NVMe drive using TLC NAND and priced below the top SATA SSDs. It offers substantially better performance than the Intel SSD 600p for a modest price increase.
As Flash Memory Summit 2016 approaches, many major players in the SSD market are starting to announce new products. A year after introducing the Nytro XM1440 enterprise M.2 PCIe...9 by Billy Tallis on 7/26/2016
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