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Samsung is throwing its weight behind the NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) standard with the introduction of the 950 Pro, the company's first NVMe solid state drive. Offered in the M.2 form factor, the gum-stick sized 950 Pro brings blazing fast performance to ultra-slim laptops and workstations alike. Before we go any further, let's talk a moment about NVMe. It's a relatively new communications interface designed specifically for SSDs with the backing of industry heavyweights such as Samsung, Intel, Sandisk, and others. NVMe-based SSDs hitch a ride on the PCI-Express bus and as a result have much more bandwidth to play with than SATA-based drives. It also offers various performance tweaks... Read more...