STORAGE NEWS

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 [...]

November 3rd, 2009, 11:21 AM

Western Digital Releasing First 10K RPM 2.5″ SAS Drive

Western Digital, known for its hard disk drive leadership in the desktop, mobile and consumer marketplaces, today announced its entry into the traditional enterprise market segment with volume production shipments of its first 10,000 RPM, 2.5-inch, small form factor, SAS interface hard drives. The WD S25 provides up to 300 GB of high-performance storage suitable [...]

October 29th, 2009, 12:59 PM

A-DATA Introduces Industry’s Fastest SSD S596

A-DATA  announced today its industry-leading SSD S596, a 2.5″ SATA 3 Gb/s SSD designed specifically for PC enthusiasts, multi-taskers and heavy-graphic users to perform assorted applications five times faster. Delivering sequential read and write speed up to 250 MB/sec and 180 MB/sec, the S596 eases the bottleneck conventional HD causes. The S596 utilizes the next generation [...]

October 28th, 2009, 6:41 AM

Intel Removes its Firmware Update

Intel just recently released a firmware update that was stated to increase performance across the board with Microsofts new Windows 7. However admist claims of bricked SSD’s due to the update, it has pulled the Firmware download from its website. News like this brings back some haunting memories. For most of us we can all [...]

October 27th, 2009, 12:02 PM

Intel Releases Solid-State Drive Toolbox and TRIM Firmwave Update for SSD’s

On the heels of the Microsoft Windows 7 introduction, Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox, with Intel SSD Optimizer and firmware update, for its 34nm Intel X25-M Mainstream SATA SSDs. The latest tools are designed to help better manage and retain the out-of-box performance of Intel SSDs. An [...]