Samsung unveils world’s largest SSD with whopping 30TB of storage

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Samsung has unveiled the world's largest solid-state drive: a modest-looking kit that holds 30.72 terabytes of storage. It's the largest storage capacity crowded into the 2.5-inch form factor, and is designed for enterprise customers looking to get away from the mechanical parts of their standard disk-based hard drive.
The PM1643, as it is called, is built from 32 units of 1TB NAND flash packages, each of which contains 16 layers of 512Gb V-NAND chips. That space is enough to hold 5,700 HD movies or approximately 500 days of uninterrupted video, and it offers twice the capacity of the previous larger SSD: a 16-terabyte unit also launched by Samsung in March 2016. (Seagate made 60 larger terabytes) SSD, but that was in …

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