Despite growing demand for SSDs in the recent years, the four leading makers of motherboards have largely stayed out of this market, despite the significant leverage they normally have with commodity products. However after all of this time, GIGABYTE has decided to try its luck and added two SSDs to its lineup of products. The UD PRO-series drives are aimed at entry-level gaming systems, which continues to be the fastest growing segment of the SSD market. For its first SSDs, GIGABYTE decided to go with a turnkey solution by Phison and Toshiba. The UD PRO-series drives are based on Phison’s PS3110 S10 controller as well as Toshiba’s BICS3 3D TLC NAND memory, a combination introduced by Phison late last year. GIGABYTE’s UD PRO lineup consists...
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