STORAGE NEWS

August 27th, 2010, 11:29 AM

Viking Modular Solutions Unveils First Solid State Drive in DIMM Form-Factor

Viking Modular Solutions, a division of Sanmina-SCI Corporation, and leading manufacturer of innovative DRAM modules and flash solutions, today announced that its SATADIMM is available for immediate customer qualification. SATADIMM is the first of its kind – an Enterprise Class SATA II Solid State Drive (SSD) in an industry-standard DDR3 240-pin DIMM form factor – [...]

August 23rd, 2010, 10:19 AM

OWC Announces SandForce 40GB Mercury Extreme Pro SSD Under $100

Other World Computing (OWC), a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced today a new 40GB model to its award-winning OWC Mercury Extreme Pro SSD line as the most affordable high performance SandForce Processor based Solid State Drive on the market. Designed and made in the U.S. from imported parts, the new OWC [...]

August 19th, 2010, 10:29 AM

G.Skill Launches New Phoenix Pro Series SSDs

G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today added three new capacities to its ultra-high performance Phoenix Pro series SSD, including 40GB, 80GB and 160GB models. Based on the popular SandForce SF-1200 SSD controller that has been tuned to deliver an unparalleled performance in 4k random write speed [...]

August 18th, 2010, 10:23 AM

SanDisk Introduces Coin Sized 64GB SSD

Sandisk has come up with a pretty inventive little device (see what we did there), dubbed the integrated SSD or iSSD. The iSSD is a solid state devices no bigger than a postage stamp at 16mm x 20mm x 1.85mm, and weighs less than one gram. The total potential capacity ranges anywhere from 4GB up [...]

August 16th, 2010, 11:42 AM

Intel Prepping 25nm NAND Flash SSDs for Q4 2010

Intel will be transitioning its SSD lineup to the 25nm manufacturing process by Q4 2010 according to a leaked Intel SSD roadmap slide. A joint venture between Intel and Micron earlier this year has resulted in Intel-Micron Flash Technologies (IMFT) 25 nm MLC NAND flash memory  that will be used in the “G3″ version of [...]

August 13th, 2010, 10:45 AM

Seagate and Samsung Team Up To Develop SSD Controller Tech

Seagate Technology  and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., today announced that they have entered into a joint development and licensing agreement. Under the agreement, the two companies will jointly develop and cross-license related controller technologies for solid state drive (“SSD”) storage devices to attain the high levels of performance, reliability and endurance demanded by enterprise storage [...]

July 28th, 2010, 11:39 AM

Patriot Launches 60GB, 120GB and 240GB Inferno Series Sold-State Drives

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash and computer peripheral solutions, today announced the immediate availability of three new capacities to the award winning Inferno Series of SSDs. The Inferno 60GB, 120GB and 240GB drives build upon the earlier 100GB and 200GB product offerings found in the family. Designed around the SandForce [...]

July 21st, 2010, 10:19 AM

Corsair Announces Additions to its Force Series SSDs

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced three new capacities in its highly-acclaimed Force Series solid-state-drives, adding 40GB, 80GB, and 160 GB models to the current lineup of 60 GB, 100 GB, 120 GB, 200 GB and 240 GB SSDs. Corsair Force Series solid-state drives [...]

July 20th, 2010, 12:46 PM

Samsung Launches its First 1 TB Spinpoint MT2 2.5” Mobile Hard Drive

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, today announced that it has started shipping its new Spinpoint MT2 1 terabyte (TB) 2.5″ internal mobile hard disk drive. It is ideally suited for use in portable storage solutions, such as the newly released Samsung S2 Portable 1TB USB Drives. [...]

July 7th, 2010, 3:05 PM

Patriot Announces 64GB UHS-I SDXC Memory Cards

Patriot Memory, today announced the immediate availability of the LX Series SDXC Memory Cards. Available in 64GB capacity, the LX Series SDXC card carries the UHS-I (Ultra High Speed – Class 1) certification identifying these cards as having bus-interface speeds of up to 104 MB/s and the ability to record High Definition video in real-time. [...]