STORAGE NEWS

February 24th, 2011, 12:03 PM

Corsair to Preview Force Series GT SSDs at CeBIT

Corsair, today announced it will preview its new Force Series GT line of solid-state drives at its booth at CeBIT. The new Force GT SSDs will use the new SandForce SF-2000 SSD Processor with native support for SATA 6Gb/s (SATA 3) to deliver incredible performance, with up to 60K Random Write IOPS, read speeds of up [...]

February 21st, 2011, 11:02 AM

Mushkin Holds Off On Transition To 25nm NAND

While SSD manufacturer’s such as OCZ and Corsair have announced their transition to 25nm NAND flash chips for their solid state drives, Mushkin has chosen to hold back on the move, citing concerns about consumers perception of the reliability and reduced capacity of the shrink. The Solid State Drive (SSD) market is one of the [...]

February 18th, 2011, 3:05 PM

Intel Rumoured To Launch 510 Series SSD March 1st

While the Sandforce SF-2500 controller is already being reviewed in devices such as the OCZ Vertex 3, very little has been heard about Intel’s next generation of solid state drives, until now. According to VR-Zone, Intel’s 510 series SSD, codenamed Elm Crest, may be making its public debut on March 1st, 2011. The drive will [...]

February 18th, 2011, 1:55 PM

Corsair Announces Transition Plan for 25nm SSD

Obviously learning from the PR mistakes of their competitors, Corsair,  today announced its plans for the upcoming transition from 34 nanometer to 25 nanometer flash chips used on its solid-state drives. “There is a lot of confusion in the market about the impact the move from 34 to 25nm flash will have on both the [...]

February 16th, 2011, 11:59 AM

OCZ the First SSD Manufacturer to Announce Successful Transition to 2Xnm NAND Flash

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., today announces it is the first SSD manufacturer to successfully complete the transition to 2Xnm NAND flash-based storage solutions with the goal of significantly driving down the cost of client SSDs. “OCZ is constantly exploring ways to not just advance solid state drive design but also make the technology more affordable, [...]

January 27th, 2011, 11:36 AM

OCZ Announces the Z-Drive R3 PCI-Express SD With Virtualized Controller Architecture

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., announces the latest Z-Drive R3 PCI-Express SSD solution for enterprise and OEM clients. Showcased for the first time at CES 2011, the Z-Drive R3 updates the existing lineup with greater performance, reliability, and design flexibility with a new compact footprint for server applications, and is the first SSD to officially deploy [...]

December 2nd, 2010, 10:10 AM

Corsair Launches 90GB and 180GB Force Series SSD

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced two additions to its award-winning Force Series™ SSD family. The new models include the F90 and F180 Force Series SSDs, with densities of 90GB and 180GB respectively. These latest additions to the Corsair Force Series are built using [...]

November 17th, 2010, 12:29 PM

Asus Releases Proprietary Solution To Help Owners Overcome Large HDD Limit

With Western Digital releasing the first internal 3TB drive, and Seagate with a drive in the works (though public release still a ways away), consumers interested in these ‘megadrives’ are being forced to pony up the extra cash to purchase a third party solution to overcome the 2.19TB drive limitation of the modern system. Not [...]

November 17th, 2010, 11:14 AM

OCZ Technology to Deliver Optimized Vertex Plus and Colossus Plus SSDs

OCZ Technology announces an exciting refresh of the renowned first generation Vertex and Colossus SSD Series. Called the Vertex Plus and Colossus Plus, the new SATA II solutions continue to implement the proven Indilinx technology while delivering significantly improved performance at their distinctively affordable price points. OCZ continues to work diligently with the latest technology [...]

November 8th, 2010, 2:45 PM

Intel Adds New Postville X25-M 120GB G2 SSD

While it was rumoured that Intel would be prepping their G3 generation of SSDs for release in late Q4 2010 or early Q 2011, they appear to have no intention of abandoning their Postville (G2) lineup anytime soon. A new 120GB model was spotted in an Intel press package, slotting itself in-between the existing 80GB [...]