Happy Birthday to RAID, the Storage Solution that Transformed Computing

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Before Optane and SSDs, we had a different way to boost conventional hard drive performance. Happy 30th birthday to the Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks.

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Intel’s Kaby Lake NUCs Now Offer Optane Memory

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Intel has added Optane options to its latest NUC lineup, with multiple systems now shipping with a 16GB Optane cache drive.

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Intel Optane Review Roundup: Next-Generation Memory Standard Earns Lukewarm Reception

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Intel’s new Optane drives, based on 3DXPoint memory, are finally available, but the consumer performance may not be quite what enthusiasts had hoped.

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Intel launches Optane memory with cache acceleration for PCs

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Intel’s new Optane cache drives, based on its 3DXPoint memory technology, are finally up for pre-order. Performance gains from adding a cache drive are impressive, and the drives themselves are quite affordable in absolute terms.

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Intel launches its first Optane SSD, the DC P4800X

Intel has launched its first server-class Optane hardware — the DC P4800X.

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Intel releases specs for first Optane SSD, new drive should pack a wallop

The specs on Intel’s first Optane SSD, the P4800X. Details and analysis inside.

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First Intel Optane hardware could be coming to consumer desktops

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Intel could bring its 3D XPoint / Optane technology to the desktop as part of the Kaby Lake refresh, but it’s not clear how the tech would benefit enthusiasts.

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Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

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Intel’s Optane is making waves as a high-end, next-gen storage solution — but its raw performance over NAND isn’t quite as high as the company is claiming it is. Optane’s reliability and long-term scaling could be where it shows its strengths as opposed to shorter-term performance comparisons.

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Intel's new Optane memory technology could lead to 1000 times faster MacBook storage

Article Image A new ultra-fast memory technology from Intel and Micron branded as Optane is expected to launch in 2017, and could pave the way for even faster storage on Apple’s MacBooks.

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