STORAGE NEWS

February 11th, 2010, 10:59 AM

Western Digital Has Released Its First Consumer 6GB/s Drive

With the advent of SATA6 and motherboard manufacturers offering their latest and greatest for this technology it was only a matter of time. Western Digital has released their WD Black 1TB drive incorporating this technology. The 3.5 inch drive bears some similarities to its former kin , and like all Black drives speed is set [...]

February 9th, 2010, 10:39 AM

TDK Plans Its Route to 3TB Drives and Beyond

TDK has begun mapping the road to ever increasing amounts of Storage. Today we get a look at what the future may hold for the average HDD consumer. With the highest single platter capacity fixed at 500GB it seemed almost a dead end for HDD to go. However TDK Corporation has reworked a lot when [...]

February 3rd, 2010, 11:39 AM

Corsair Prepping 3.5″ 512GB SSD

Along with the news that Corsair has launched two new high performance traditional SSD’s lines, comes rumour of a not so traditional product; a 3.5 inch 512GB solid state drive. The technical specs are scant,however initial reports from Hexus.net suggest the device will feature a beefy 128MB cache and provide impressive speeds of 240mb/s write [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 12:40 PM

Corsair Launching Nova and Reactor SSD Lineup

Corsair is looking to expand their already well regarded SSD lineup, and in a bit of a turn from the usual, have given the new lineup some catchy names; welcome the Nova and Reactor series. The Nova line introduces two new SSD’s in 64GB and 128GB capacities, while the Reactor features 60GB & 120GB units; [...]

January 28th, 2010, 7:53 AM

Kingston Discontinues SSDNow V-Series 40GB Due to Lack of TRIM Support

Popular SSDNow 40GB Drive doesn’t officially support TRIM…but work-around discovered by enterprising forum-goers. While it hasn’t been widely reported, Kingston has made the hard decision to discontinue their popular, excellently-priced SSDNow V-Series 40GB SSD line.  While this drive is based off of a robust Intel design and we gave it an extremely positive review quite [...]

January 25th, 2010, 11:07 AM

Kingston Launches 512GB SSDNow V+ and Adds TRIM Support

Kingston Digital today announced the release of the second-generation SSDNow V+ solid-state drive. The SSDNow V+ solid-state drive has Windows 7 TRIM support, is available up to 512GB and provides faster performance than the previous generation. ”The new SSDNow V+ is an ideal solid-state drive for high-level consumers and in corporate environments where efficiency and [...]

January 19th, 2010, 11:13 AM

Active Media Launches 600x CompactFlash Cards For Serious Photographers

Active Media is stepping up the game when it comes to digital storage and is specifically targeting a new line of Compact Flash cards for professional photographers who are tired of their memory cards being the major bottleneck.  The new Type I CF cards are based on MLC NAND flash chips, operating at 3.3 / [...]

January 7th, 2010, 10:37 AM

Rumors of WD Raptor 600GB HDD

In the era of SSD’s it becomes few and far between that new platter HDD’s launch. However Western Digital looks to be revising and prepping a new version of their VelociRaptor Lineup. The premise behind this decision is simple and understandable. Fast large capacity SSD’s do not come cheap and tend to be reserved for [...]

January 5th, 2010, 6:53 AM

Western Digital Introduces Ultra Fast My Book 3.0 w/ USB 3.0

(PR)  My Book 3.0 External Hard Drives are the First Certified SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Storage Devices Available on the Market   WD, the world’s leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its fastest My Book® external hard drive ever — the new My Book 3.0 desktop external drives are among the first devices certified with [...]

January 4th, 2010, 1:44 PM

GIGABYTE To Extend USB 3.0 Leadership, Hints at Upcoming Products

Gigabyte to Demonstrate Extensive Range of USB 3.0 Motherboards and 3rd Party Compatible Devices. GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions is pleased to announce that they will focus on new USB 3.0 SuperSpeed products at CES this year with compatible 3rd party device demos and [...]