STORAGE NEWS

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. [...]

July 7th, 2010, 10:42 AM

Buffalo Keeping IDE Afloat with Solid State Drive Upgrade Option

“I’m not dead”, or at least not according to Buffalo who is launching a 256GB SSD based on the nearly extinct PATA/IDE interface. Despite the fact that many new motherboards have completely done away with the interface, Buffalo is expanding it’s SHD-NHPU2 lineup with the 256GB SSD that features IDE and USB 2.0 connections, MLC) [...]

July 2nd, 2010, 3:38 PM

G-Skill Extends Phoenix SSD Warranty to 3 Years

As we noted in our recent G-Skill Phoenix SSD review , G-skill’s  warranty has been a bit of a hindrance for those contemplating the companies products. However, they have now stepped up and will be offering the industry standard 3 year after sales support. G.Skill International Co. Ltd.,  has today announced the warranty extension of [...]

June 23rd, 2010, 11:10 AM

Mushkin Announces Callisto Deluxe SSD Series

Mushkin Enhanced, a global leader in high-performance computer products, announced today the release of a new solid state drive series, Callisto deluxe. The Callisto deluxe Series offers new improvements that increase the drives’ IOPS (input/output operations per second) to up to 50,000. “The Callisto deluxe SSD Series is Mushkin Enhanced’s finest hour in a long [...]

June 18th, 2010, 10:49 AM

OCZ Announces New 1.8 Inch SSDs for Mobile Systems

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, launches 1.8 inch Solid State Drives (SSD) to offer a storage upgrade for the thin and light market. With a smaller footprint, OCZ 1.8 inch drives still deliver the reliability and performance demanded by high-end [...]