STORAGE NEWS

August 6th, 2013, 5:21 PM

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Review

SanDisk’s Extreme II 240GB is setting out to follow in its predecessor’s footsteps by offering an enticing combination of a low price and excellent performance.  With 19nm eX2 ABL NAND and a new Marvell Monet controller, it will certainly make a splash.

June 3rd, 2013, 9:18 AM

Seagate’s BS Teh: ‘SSD’s Are Not Going to Take Over the World’

Being Seagate hasn’t been easy during the past two years. While the company wasn’t impacted by the floods in Thailand (a center for memory manufacturing) in late 2011, it has been dealt a rough hand during the past two years in the form of widespread mechanical failures in certain drives, a customer backlash over shortened warranties, and scathing [...]

January 10th, 2013, 10:01 AM

Micron / Crucial Launch New M500 SSDs, 960GB for under $600

Combining high performance at a reasonable cost, you’ll be able to find an M500 960GB for under $600. By utilizing 20nm Micron MLC NAND technology and Marvell’s new  88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Crucial’s newest SSD line –the M500- may not be the fastest available but its performance is still top notch and it will certainly appeal to [...]

January 9th, 2013, 6:20 PM

Mushkin Unveils New Chronos 960GB SSD

Built with two 480GB drives, the new Chronos 960GB pushes Mushkin’s SSD lineup to the limits by offering more capacity than ever before.   CES has provided the perfect platform for Mushkin to reintroduce themselves to the world and what better way is there to put on a show than introduce a simple 2.5″ SSD [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Unveils Voyager Air, a Wireless Mobile Drive & Home Network Storage

Corsair Voyager Air Drive allows streaming of movies and music at home or on the road. Corsair today announced the Voyager Air, an all-in-one mobile wireless drive, home network attached storage, USB drive, and wireless hub. With up to 1TB of capacity, a rechargeable battery, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB 3.0 connectivity, the Voyager Air enables [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Launches World’s Fastest Native USB 3.0 Flash Drives

The new Flash Voyager GT Turbo USB 3.0 offers incredible file copy speeds of up to 260 MB/s and write speeds of up to 235 MB/s. Available in 128GB, 64GB, and 32GB capacities, the new flash drives deliver affordable, leading-edge file transfer speeds previously only available in far more expensive “USB 3.0 to SATA bridge” based [...]

January 7th, 2013, 8:10 AM

Kingston Introduces Massive DataTraveller HyperX Predator 1TB Flash Drive

Kingston is about to push flash drive capacity to its limit with a 1TB version of their ultra fast DataTraveller HyperX Predator line. Flash drives rarely make it into the spotlight but Kingston will be changing that at CES 2013.  While many of us remember the days when 256MB thumb drives were the norm, due [...]

January 6th, 2013, 7:36 PM

Seagate Launches Wireless Plus and Seagate Central at CES

Seagate launched two storage and streaming centric products at CES today: the Seagate Central and Seagate Wireless Plus. The Seagate Central is a NAS solution for the home that allows streaming to DLNA compatible devices, such as Samsung Smart TVs. According to press materials, it also ships with an app that allows streaming of content [...]

January 3rd, 2013, 10:50 PM

Super Talent Updates DuraDrive SSD Line

Super Talent Technology, a leader of NAND Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announces its improved DuraDrive SSD series.  The devices in this line are perfect for industrial, military, and embedded applications.  SSDs from this line have already been used in various military technologies and major car brands’ infotainment systems. “We are proud [...]

December 5th, 2012, 9:52 PM

Mushkin Announces World’s First 480GB mSATA Solid-State Drive

The newest addition to the Mushkin Atlas mSATA SSD family is not only fast – it’s the world’s largest. Expected to ship between early-mid January 2013, the Atlas 480GB mSATA solid-state drive shatters the 256GB mSATA barrier, providing that extra space every notebook and ultrabook enthusiast has been looking for. Upgradeable firmware ensures the drive [...]