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PNY Pro Elite V2 and Elite-X PRO Portable SSDs Review: Performance on a Budget

PNY Technologies is well known in the computing industry for its NVIDIA-based graphics cards, but the company also participates in the DRAM and flash-based storage products markets. In the latter, PNY markets a range of USB flash drives, SD cards, and portable SSDs under variations of the ‘Elite’ tag. The company launched two new palm-sized…

Transcend ESD310C Dual-Interface UFD Review: Silicon Motion Powers Portable SSD in a Thumb Drive

Transcend is a well-known manufacturer of digital storage products, particularly in the industrial space. The company also has plays in the consumer segment, with products ranging from both internal and external SSDs to DRAM modules and card readers. In April 2023, the company introduced the ESD310C – a portable SSD in a thumb drive form-factor.…

Western Digital Estimates HAMR HDDs to Emerge in 1.5 Years

Western Digital is somewhat behind its rival Seagate in adopting heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR), which promises radical improvements to areal density and HDD capacities. Still, the company expects hard drives that use this recording method to enter mass production in the next 1.5 years. This technology will open doors for nearline drives offering 40 TB…

Seagate to Pay $300 Million Fine For Supplying Hard Drives to Huawei

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security this week imposed a $300 million fine on Seagate for violating U.S. export control restrictions. The storage company has admitted to shipping 7.4 million hard drives to Huawei in the 2020-2021 period, in direct violation of restrictions imposed by the U.S. government against the Chinese company…

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