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Samsung makes first PCIe-based SSD for Ultrabooks CNET   News   Business Tech   Samsung mass-producing speedier solid-state drives Samsung mass-producing speedier solid-state drives The new solid-state drives use PCI-Express (PCIe) connections to deliver speeds more than 2.5 times faster than those of SATA-based SSDs. by  Lance Whitney  June 17, 2013 5:13 AM PDT 57 Comments Facebook 113 Twitter 187 Linked In 7 More Samsung's speedy XP941 solid-state drive. (Credit: Samsung) Apple's new MacBook Air has adopted faster solid-state drives made by Samsung. But Apple won't be the only beneficiary. Samsung announced Monday that it has started  mass-producing new PCIe solid-state drives aimed at the next generation of ultrabooks. SSDs that use a PCIe connection offer faster speeds than those outfitted with SATA (Serial ATA) connections. As one example, Samsung's XP941 SSD