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KIOXIA Unleashes Next Generation PCIe 4.0 SSDs for High-end Client Applications
All-new KIOXIA XG7/XG7-P Series Raises the Bar for PC OEMs adding to KIOXIA’s Complete PCIe 4.0 Product Portfolio
SAN JOSE, Calif., November 9, 2020 – KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) today unveiled the PC OEM focused KIOXIA XG7/XG7-P Series, the company’s first PCIe® 4.0 client solid-state drive (SSD) series for notebooks, desktops, and workstations with qualification samples currently shipping to customers. Now spanning enterprise, data center, and client segments, KIOXIA’s comprehensive PCIe 4.0 SSD portfolio addresses a wide array of applications, optimizing tomorrow’s data, service and content-driven world.
Built for demanding PC environments, the XG7/XG7-P Series offers 2x the sequential read speed and approximately 1.6x the sequential write speed of the PCIe Gen3 based XG6 Series1, delivering a high performance, feature-rich storage experience for content creators, gamers and professionals. With leading capacity support up to 4096 gigabytes (GBs), the XG7-P Series SSDs enable power users to take advantage of PCIe Gen4 x4 lane bandwidth and ample storage space. Furthermore, this series deploys an all-new in-house controller vertically integrated with KIOXIA’s BiCS FLASH™ 3D flash memory, ensuring next generation feature support such as the NVMe® 1.4 specification and System Management Bus (SMBus) for improved system thermal management through a sideband channel.
“KIOXIA is leading the transition to next generation storage with our all-encompassing PCIe 4.0 SSD product line and our all-new XG7/XG7-P Series,” said Alvaro Toledo, vice president of SSD marketing and product planning at KIOXIA America, Inc. “We are excited to complete our portfolio transition to PCIe 4.0, enabling the future of gaming, mobile computing and workstation applications.”
The KIOXIA XG7/XG7-P Series features an M.2 type 2280 form factor and supports TCG Pyrite 2.01 and TCG Opal SSC 2.01 as a planned option. The XG7 Series is available in 256GB, 512GB and 1024GB; for users needing a high capacity solution, the XG7-P Series offers 2048GB and 4096GB options. Visit KIOXIA America’s Flash Memory Summit 2020 virtual booth for more details and look for next generation systems featuring the XG7/XG7-P Series in 2021.
Offering one of the broadest SSD product portfolios, KIOXIA is committed to developing leading flash storage solutions through flash memory, SSD and software innovations. For more information, visit www.kioxia.com.
About KIOXIA America, Inc.
KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.) is the U.S.-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, a leading worldwide supplier of flash memory and solid state drives (SSDs). From the invention of flash memory to today’s breakthrough BiCS FLASH™ 3D technology, KIOXIA continues to pioneer cutting-edge memory solutions and services that enrich people's lives and expand society's horizons. The company's innovative 3D flash memory technology, BiCS FLASH, is shaping the future of storage in high-density applications, including advanced smartphones, PCs, SSDs, automotive, and data centers. For more information, please visit KIOXIA.com.
PCIe is a registered trademark of PCI-SIG. NVMe is a registered trademark of NVM Express, Inc. All other company names, product names and service names may be trademarks of their respective companies.
Definition of capacity: KIOXIA defines a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 2^30 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or pre-installed software applications, or media content. Actual formatted capacity may vary.
1 Comparing KIOXIA XG6 1024GB SSD vs. XG7 1024GB SSD
- Information in this press release, including product pricing and specifications, content of services, and contact information is current and believed to be accurate on the date of the announcement, but is subject to change without prior notice. Technical and application information contained here is subject to the most recent applicable KIOXIA product specifications.