STORAGE NEWS

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 [...]

December 24th, 2009, 1:02 PM

InnoDisk launching 800MB/sec PCI-e SSD

InnoDisk Corp. launches the most advanced ultra speed PCIe SSD along with the house warming party held at the new premises on Dec 22, 2009. After receiving Taiwan Excellence with NanoUSB Series and continuously along with the Best Choice Award at COMPUTEX, InnoDisk achieves the goal of being the pioneer of the industry again and [...]

December 21st, 2009, 7:32 AM

Corsair Releases Firmware with TRIM for Performance Series Solid-State Drives

New firmware, rigorously tested and qualified by Samsung and Corsair, maintains optimal SSD performance in Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems   Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer and flash memory products, today announced that it has released firmware with TRIM support and a firmware update tool for its award-winning Performance Series P64, P128 and [...]

December 9th, 2009, 11:39 AM

A-Data Updates XPG SX95 & S592 SSD with New Windows 7 TRIM Firmware

A-DATA Technology today announced that it has commenced volume shipments of its XPG™ SX95 and S592 2.5” SATA II SSD, preconfigured with latest firmware for optimize with Windows® 7 TRIM(*1) feature. Moreover, the latest firmware updates are also available for free download for current XPG™ SX95 and S592 2.5” SATA II SSD users. The XPG™ [...]

December 8th, 2009, 1:45 PM

Seagate Announces Entrance into SSD Market with Pulsar Series

From the company that has notoriously resisted jumping on the the SSD bandwagon, comes the Seagate Pulsar line of solid state drives. Since the ousting of Bill Watkins as Seagate CEO, the company seems to welcome moving past the mechanical hard drive (albeit very slowly)  and address the final frontier in computer hardware bottlenecks. Seagate [...]

December 8th, 2009, 1:27 PM

Seagate Looks to Roll Out 7mm 2.5in Hard Drive

Seagate just refuses to let go of the mechanical hard drive and is set to debut an industry first, 2.5in, 7mm thick hard drive. The Seagate’s Momentus Thin is yet another mechanical drive with a unique featuring being that it measures in at a minute 7mm thick compared to the current 9.5 & 12mm standard. [...]

December 2nd, 2009, 12:05 PM

Intel Releases New Firmware Updated for 34nm SSD

Intel had promised a firmware updated for its SSD customers, after it latest release become the second fatality it a string  of faulty firmware updates, leading to many borked drives. Intel has now publically released the 2CV102HD firmware which, fingers crossed, should be bug free and ready for prime time. The update is intended for [...]