AnandTech | Samsung SSD XP941 Review: The PCIe Era Is Here

I don’t think there is any other way to say this other than to state that the XP941 is without a doubt the fastest consumer SSD in the market. It set records in almost all of our benchmarks and beat SATA 6Gbps drives by a substantial margin. It’s not only faster than the SATA 6Gbps… Continue reading AnandTech | Samsung SSD XP941 Review: The PCIe Era Is Here

Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple cant ignore

During Intels annual investor day on Thursday, CEO Paul Otellini outlined the companys plan to leverage its multi-billion-dollar chip fabrication plants, thousands of developers and industry sway to catch up in the lucrative mobile device sector, reports Forbes. via Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple cant ignore (Apple Insider) But what you are seeing… Continue reading Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple cant ignore

Apple A5 from the Apple TV 3 – and an iPad 2! » Chipworks

Not only did Apple roll out a new processor that was not what it was advertised to be, but it also snuck in a new process technology for the manufacturing of this new A5. The previous generation A5, part number APL0498, was manufactured on Samsung Semiconductors’ 45 nm LP CMOS process. This new A5 processor… Continue reading Apple A5 from the Apple TV 3 – and an iPad 2! » Chipworks

Samsung: 2 GHz Cortex-A15 Exynos 5250 Chip

Like during the Cold War, there’s always a technology arms race going on in the background. This arms race literally is between licensees of ARM Holdings Inc. ARM cpu architecture. Samsung vs. Apple and now Samsung is starting up work using the latest ARM Cortex A15 cpu. While there are some interesting new features available within the A15 Samsung appears to be aiming straight at the performance high end. Read On:

Samsung develops mini-card SSDs may drop 1.8″ HDD

Industry insiders in Taiwan today have claimed Samsun is dumping it’s 1.8″ Hard Drives in favor of providing devices like the Mini Card based Solid State Disk drives. The Mini PCI Express or Mini Card form factor is available as an expansion slot on many PCs. Samsung is manufacturing Flash Drives in the Mini Card format… Continue reading Samsung develops mini-card SSDs may drop 1.8″ HDD