The New Seagate IronWolf 510 SSD Is for Creative Professionals

Photographers looking to maximize the performance of their Network Attached Storage devices should give Seagate’s new IronWolf 510 SSD a look.

As the resolution of the latest digital cameras continues to increase, raw files have been ballooning in size as well. As a result, many photographers and creatives have turned to Network Attached Storage devices to centrally store and manage their data. Seagate’s IronWolf 510 PCIe M.2 NVMe SSD was designed specifically for photographers and creatives with highly demanding workflows that involve massive amounts of data stored on NAS devices. With caching speeds of up to 3 GBps and 1.8 million hours MTBF (mean time between failures), the Seagate IronWolf 510 SSD is perfectly suited for multi-user creative environments that rely on cache-enabled NAS devices to operate around the clock. Head on after the jump for the full press release.

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Peripheral Review: LaCie Rugged SSD (For Photographers On The Go)

The LaCie Rugged SSD is a speedy and robust portable option for photographers on the go in need of fast and reliable external storage

When LaCie sent over their Rugged SSD for us to test out, the opportunity couldn’t have come at a better time. As a photographer that’s constantly traveling from one assignment to the next, I spend as much time working remotely on location (if not more so) than I do working from my office. Thanks to their speedy performance, Solid State Drives have become an invaluable part of my on-location workflow, which involves my having to juggle tons of mission-critical client files. Importing, managing, and backing up thousands of raw and finished images along with plenty of Capture One sessions to boot can take a long time, so every second saved goes a long way.

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Samsung Launches Affordable Large Capacity 860 QVO SSDs

Samsung 860 QVO SSDs Marries Affordability with Storage Capacity

For content creators with extensive workflows, many opt to utilize Solid State Drives for the significant performance boost over that of traditional Magnetic Hard Disk Drives. The only tradeoff of opting to utilize SSDs over traditional HDDs is that SSDs have much lower amounts of storage capacity when compared to HDDs of the same price range. Thanks to advancements in SATA technology, Samsung aims to make the storage capacity vs performance tradeoff a non-issue with their new affordable & high capacity Samsung 860 QVO series of SSDs. Key features of the Samsung 860 QVO line of SSDs include:

  • Read / Write speed of up to 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s, respectively
  • Utilizes faster MJX controller, enabling faster communication with the host system
  • Storage capacities of up to 4TB

Available beginning on December 16, 2018, prices start at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $149.99 for the 1TB model 860 QVO SSD. Additional details on the new Samsung 860 QVO SSD series are available in the full press release after the jump.

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