STORAGE NEWS

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 [...]

November 20th, 2009, 1:04 PM

OCZ Plans for USB 3.0 External SSD Storage

OCZ has seemingly changed its primary focus in the past few years, and SSD’s seem to be where the company has really hit its stride, unleashing some of the most innovative products on the market. This latest rumour is one more of those unique designs. OCZ is said to be looking to launch an external [...]

November 18th, 2009, 12:40 PM

OCZ Colossus Series SSD Bring 1TB of Solid State Storage

OCZ today released the Colossus 3.5” Solid State Drive (SSD) Series, designed to meet the performance and storage demands of high-end desktop users and enterprise clients. Available in up to one terabyte configurations, the Colossus Series marks a milestone in solid state drive technology, making it possible to have both high performance and high capacity [...]

November 11th, 2009, 10:41 AM

G.Skill Announces Falcon II Series SSDs

G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, has today released its Falcon II SATA II 2.5” Solid State Drive (SSD). Featuring the new Indilinx ECO controller, the Falcon II SSD can be perfectly matched with the latest 34nm NAND flash memory, which has a greater data density [...]

November 10th, 2009, 12:35 PM

OCZ Technology to Deliver SandForce-based Solid State Drive Solutions

OCZ Technology today announced its collaboration with SandForce on OCZ’s next generation of mainstream and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs). Based on the highly-anticipated SandForce SSD Processor family, OCZ’s new line of SSDs will be the pinnacle of storage options designed to optimize complex IT infrastructures as well as the computing experiences of everyday consumers. [...]

November 6th, 2009, 12:08 PM

Team Group Releases P2 IDE SSD

Speed plays a decisive role in computing. When the computer runs slowly, not only will the work progress be delayed, even our thoughts will be interrupted. Therefore, hard drives with higher speed will mean efficiency to professional graphic designers. The 2.5-inch P2 IDE Solid State Disk (SSD) from Team Technologies not only enhances the computer [...]

November 5th, 2009, 12:25 PM

Toshiba Introduces 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba Corporation, the industry pioneer in small form factor hard disk drives (HDDs), today introduced a new line up of 1.8-inch HDDs with a maximum capacity of 320GB, the highest yet announced by the industry, targeted at thin and light mobile PCs and portable external hard disk drives. The new series delivers three models in [...]