July 31st, 2012, 10:28 AM

No Acquisition Announcement From Seagate

During yesterday’s earnings call Seagate did not announce the acquisition of OCZ as rumoured, though without naming specifics the company’s CFO said Seagate would be looking to acquire an SSD manufacturer. “We look at all technology product providers (for M&A) but what I would say is that on the enterprise SSDs, there’s probably only one [...]

July 12th, 2012, 9:57 AM

Patriot Memory Launches New Exclusive Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition Memory

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash, storage and enthusiast computer products today announces the launch of the new Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition DDR3 Memory. Built exclusively for gamers, the Intel Extreme Masters Limited Edition will provide the rock solid performance and stability needed for today’s most extreme gaming systems. Designed [...]

July 3rd, 2012, 1:04 PM

Samsung Starts Sampling 16GB DDR4 Modules

Samsung has begun sampling 16GB DDR4 RDIMMs for servers manufactured around the 30nm process node. “By launching these new high-density DDR4 modules, Samsung is embracing closer technical cooperation with key CPU and server companies for development of next-generation green IT systems,” said Wanhoon Hong, executive vice president, memory sales & marketing, Samsung Electronics in a [...]

June 26th, 2012, 12:18 AM

Will Seagate’s DensBits Acquisition Bring it Into the SSD Game?

Seagate announced Monday that it had had purchased a stake of DensBits, a pioneer of SSD memory controller technology. “For the last 30 years, Seagate has delivered technology and product innovation to become the global leader in storage solutions, from high-end enterprise drives to solid-state hybrid drives,” said Rocky Pimentel, Seagate chief sales and marketing [...]

June 6th, 2012, 10:11 AM

G.SKILL Shows Off “Largest & Fastest ” DDR3 Memory System at Computex

G.SKILL just dropped a note in the HWC mailbox letting us know that they are showing off a machine at Computex that has a whopping 96GB of system memory. Of course this memory is the latest and greatest G.SKILL has to offer on a top-tier motherboard: 96GB of RipjawsZ DDR3 1600MHz running nicely on a [...]

June 6th, 2012, 9:41 AM

ADATA Presents New Product Naming System at COMPUTEX

ADATA Technology today announced its new product naming system as well as a complete range of new storage products at COMPUTEX Taipei 2012. ADATA continues its role as an industry trend-setter with the introduction of new product series names that closely connect the company’s products to consumers’ daily lives. Concurrently, the booth theme “The Dash [...]

June 5th, 2012, 10:45 AM

Corsair Releases ‘Dominator’ Platinum DDR3 Memory

Corsair, announced Monday the ‘Dominator’ Platinum range of DDR3 memory kits, a follow up to its original ‘Dominator’ memory kits launched in 2006 to coincide with the release of the Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Quad chips from Intel. The new Dominator Platinum will be available in dual and quad-channel kits with 8GB, 16GB, [...]

May 8th, 2012, 3:15 AM

ADATA Announces SP900 and SP800 Series SSD Availability in the US and Canada

ADATA Technology today announces the launch of a complete lineup of expanded capacity solid state drives. The new SSD range includes the Premier Pro SP900 and Premier SP800, both which use new optimized firmware to utilize greater storage capacity of the NAND Flash components. Premier Pro SP900 Boasting impressive performance numbers, the Premier Pro SP900 [...]

April 26th, 2012, 4:43 PM

Seagate’s Board Approves Share Buyback Plan

Seagate announced Thursday afternoon that its board of directors has authorized a plan to buy back $2.5 billion of the company’s common stock, increasing the company’s total current buyback authorization to $3.5 billion. The buyback amount is equal to approximately 18% of Seagate’s market capitalization. “The repurchase authorization reflects the confidence that the Board and [...]

April 24th, 2012, 11:13 AM

G.SKILL Announces TridentX DDR3 Memory Kit

G.SKILL  has announced the new TridentX DDR3 memory kit for 3rd Generation Intel Core Processors and Z77 platform. Designed for overclocking enthusiasts, the TridentX series includes a complete lineup of extreme performance DDR3 memory, starting from 2400MHz 8GB to 2800MHz 16GB. The following screens show the TridentX 2800MHz 16GB kit has successfully achieved DDR3 3320MHz [...]