STORAGE NEWS

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 [...]

November 4th, 2010, 11:48 AM

Zalman Getting Into the SSD Biz

Zalman, popular for their cooling supplies, and to some degree computer enclosures, is branching out to embrace the latest component that seems to be on manufacturer’s must produce list; solid state drives. The company is introducing its Zalman S and N series, consumer grade  products available in three sizes, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB with full [...]

November 1st, 2010, 11:53 AM

Kingston Launches V+ 100 SSD Series With Always-On Garbage Collection

Kingston announced this morning, a new line of V+ 100 solid states drives, primarily intended for corporate use, but it brings with it new technologies that may hopefully trickle down to the consumer level eventually. An edited press release with details below. The new drive features enhanced garbage collection that is not OS dependent, making [...]

October 28th, 2010, 11:03 AM

OCZ Launches ‘RevoDrive X2′ A Second Generation Bootable PCIE SSD

OCZ Technology Group announces the launch of The RevoDrive X2 PCI-Express SSD, a follow-up to the successful launch of the first RevoDrive, with increased performance and capacity to serve high-performance computing consumers. The RevoDrive X2 upgrades the original architecture to deliver unprecedented speed up to 740 MB/s and up to 120,000 IOPS, nearly triple the [...]

October 25th, 2010, 12:05 PM

Patriot Launches Torqx TRB Solid State Drives

Patriot Memory today announced the immediate availability of the Torqx TRB series of solid-state-drives (SSDs). The Torqx TRB series of SSD offer improved system responsiveness with quicker boot times and shorter application loading times over traditional hard disk drive storage solutions. Patriot’s Torqx TRB series, available in 32GB and 64GB capacities, is designed around the [...]

October 19th, 2010, 10:19 AM

Western Digital Announces Caviar Green 2.5 TB and 3 TB SATA Hard Drive

WD today announced that the company is shipping the world’s largest capacity SATA hard drive. As the latest addition to its WD Caviar Green family of SATA hard drives, the new hard drives deliver up to a massive 3 terabytes (TB) of storage capacity on a single drive. WD is leading the industry in capacity [...]

October 12th, 2010, 10:35 AM

OCZ Looking to Launch Deneva SandForce SF-2000 SSDs for 2011

OCZ Technology Group, Inc. , is teaming up with SandForce Inc. to deliver exceptional new SSD products that leverage Serial-ATA (SATA) III and cost-effective NAND flash components. With the updated architecture, the OCZ Deneva Family will continue to lead the way in the transition from hard disc drives (HDDs) to SSD data storage and IT [...]

October 7th, 2010, 1:16 PM

SandForce Unveils SF-2000 Series SSD Processors, Enabling Up to 500 MB/s over SATA 6G

SandForce Inc. today announced the availability of the SF-2000 Family of SSD Processors optimized for SSDs deployed in mission-critical Enterprise and Industrial computing applications. These chips feature a 6 Gigabit-per-second SATA host interface, industry applauded DuraClass Technology, an unprecedented 60,000 sustained random read/write IOPS (Input-output Operations Per Second) and sustained sequential read/write performance of 500 [...]

October 5th, 2010, 4:04 PM

WD Delivers USB 3.0 and 3 Terabytes With Its New External Hard Drive Product Lines

WD today introduced its new My Passport Essential portable hard drive (photo),My Passport Essential SE portable hard drive (photo), and My Book Essential external hard drive (photo). All three drive families come in a variety of capacities and offer lightning-fast USB 3.0 connectivity (1). Highest industry capacity is another key feature for the My Book Essential drive, [...]

September 29th, 2010, 11:43 AM

OCZ Launches HSDL SSD Interface For Mind Blowing Theoretical Speeds

OCZ Technology  has unveiled a proprietary interface called “High-Speed Data Link” (HSDL) to accelerate the progression of solid-state storage. Unsatisfied with existing interface options, OCZ developed HSDL to eliminate I/O bottlenecks and enable SSD technology to operate at its full potential. With this initiative, OCZ aims to enhance high performance computing (HPC) and I/O-intensive infrastructures [...]