June 14th, 2010, 11:16 AM

OCZ Technology Introduces Customizable Deneva Series Enterprise Solid State Drives

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, unveils the Deneva Series Solid State Drives, a new enterprise line that is based on cutting-edge architecture that utilizes Sandforce’s 1500 SSD processor with MLC and eMLC to address the performance and reliability demands of [...]

May 20th, 2010, 9:34 PM

Intel Confirms Shipment of 25nm NAND Flash Chips

Intel recently announced that it has begun to ship 25nm NAND to customers. The new chips, originally announced in February, should lead to decreased prices and increased capacities for next-gen SSDs. Press Release: Intel announced today that Intel-Micron Flash Technologies are in mass production of their breakthrough 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory and Intel is [...]

May 18th, 2010, 10:12 PM

Mach Xtreme Technology Launches MX-NANO Series 1.8” PATA Solid State Drives

Good news for those still running PCs with a PATA interface… SSDs are now available. Mach Xtreme Technology Inc., a worldwide leader in top performance, high reliability and user-friendly designed PC components, today unveiled MX-NANO Series 1.8” PATA SSD with 256MB cache memory which makes MLC (multi-level cell) NAND-based storage an affordable offering for notebook [...]

April 19th, 2010, 11:17 AM

Corsair Launches Flash Survivor GTR, Combining Toughness with Performance

Corsair today announced the 32GB and 64GB Flash Survivor GTR USB flash drives. These drives share their high-performance lineage with the award-winning Flash Voyager GTR, and are among the fastest, most rugged USB flash drives available today. The Flash Survivor GTR USB drives use the same quad-channel technology employed in the recently announced Flash Voyager [...]

April 6th, 2010, 10:07 AM

OCZ Launches Next-Gen Z-Drive R2 PCI-Express Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and flash-based storage as an alternative to hard disk drives (HDDs), announces the Company’s plan to enter mass production of the Z-Drive R2 Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, the second rendition of the original Z-Drive family. The Z-Drive R2 builds [...]

April 6th, 2010, 9:56 AM

The VelociRaptor Lives On

For many users in the market it seemed as though the high performance HDD was finally at the end of its life. With the advent of SSD’s the lowly HDD became dedicated to merely a storage drive. Western Digital however has made good the rumor we heard a few months back in regards to their [...]

March 30th, 2010, 11:44 AM

WD Leads in 2.5-Inch Areal Density With New 750 GB Notebook Hard Drives

WD today announced that it is now shipping 750 GB of storage capacity in a standard-height 2.5-inch notebook hard drive — the industry’s highest capacity to date in this form factor. Designed for mainstream notebook computers, the WD Scorpio Blue 750 GB hard drives utilize WD’s leading 375 GB-per-platter areal density and Advanced Format technology. [...]

March 18th, 2010, 10:07 AM

LSI Starts Shipping LSISSS6200 PCI-E Solid State Storage Card

LSI Corporation today announced it is sampling a PCI Express (PCIe)-based solid-state storage (SSS) solution to OEM customers. The LSISSS6200 PCIe SSS card provides a high-performance storage solution with enhanced reliability and industry-leading storage density for enterprise servers. For easy system integration and management, the card uses the industry-standard SAS protocol and widely deployed LSI [...]

March 15th, 2010, 11:02 AM

Intel Officially Launches the X25-V 40GB SSD

Despite the fact that the drive has been available from retailers since January 2010, Intel announced today a new addition to its award-winning lineup of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs): the Intel X25-V Value SATA SSD. Priced at $125, the 40 gigabyte (GB) drive is aimed at value segment netbooks and dual-drive/boot drive desktop set-ups to [...]

March 10th, 2010, 11:20 AM

OCZ Launching Value Oriented Onyx SSD

OCZ  today unveiled the OCZ Onyx SATA II 2.5″ Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, an ultra-affordable MultiLevel Cell (MLC)-based solid state storage solution designed for consumers looking to take advantage of flash-based storage technology. Offering a faster and more durable alternative to traditional hard drives in a cost-efficient SSD, the Onyx delivers reliable performance without [...]