Review: Kioxia Exceria 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    We test out the new mainstream NVMe M.2 SSD from Kioxia (formerly Toshiba memory). A very fast PCIe 4.0 M.2 SSD might be hip and trendy, but for the vast majority of people a mainstream SSD at a good ...

    Review: Kioxia Exceria 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD
     
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    Why they changed name to Kioxia?
    Was there any problem/scandal with Toshiba?
     
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    rl66 Ancient Guru

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    They have separate their work in 2...
    For the same reason WD have kept their 2 brand (Sandisk and WD) with exactly the same product in both.
    Marketing...
     
  4. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    An 18 billion dollar deal. Toshiba's nuclear division was in very heavy weather, so much so that they needed cashflow fast. They put their absolute gem, the Memory & NAND division on sale. Bane, a consortium bought the majority of shares, and Toshiba Memory has been a separate company since 2017, The consortium involves Bain Capital, Dell, Apple and Hynix.

    BTW: Kioxia is a contraction of the Japanese 'Kioku' or 'memory' and the Greek 'axia' or 'value'.
     
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    fry178 Ancient Guru

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    Sorry, the Corsair clone Inland Premium doubles the speeds and adds about 50% more TBW and is cheaper.
     

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