STORAGE NEWS

August 7th, 2009, 11:55 AM

Hitachi ships world’s first 2TB drive to spin at 7200 RPM

HITACHI GST SHIPS THE INDUSTRY’S FIRST TWO TERABYTE 7200 RPM DESKTOP HARD DISK DRIVE New 3.5-Inch Deskstar 7K2000 Marks a New Milestone Geared to Meet the Insatiable Performance and Capacity Needs of Desktop Users SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 6, 2009 – Continuing its tradition of being first-to-market with industry leading hard drives, Hitachi Global [...]

August 4th, 2009, 11:09 AM

Toshiba to Launch the World’s First SDXC Memory Card

    Toshiba Corporation, a leading innovator in NAND flash memory technologies and solutions, today announced the launch of the world’s first 64GB SDXC Memory Card1 with the world’s fastest data transfer rate2 compliant with the new SD Memory Standard Ver. 3.00, UHS 1043. Toshiba also extended its industry-leadership in memory card solutions by unveiling [...]

July 27th, 2009, 11:10 AM

Western Digital Offers 1TB Passport Sized Portable Drive

Western Digital , today introduced its new one terabyte (TB) and 750 gigabyte (GB) capacity My Passport™ Essential™ SE Portable USB Drives. Available now at WD’s online store, the new drives feature a titanium silver finish and put massive storage capacity in the palm of your hand.  Perfect for saving, storing and backing up all of the [...]

July 27th, 2009, 11:07 AM

Westen Digital Ships Industry’s First 1TB Mobile Hard Drive

WD today announced two new mobile hard drives that reach new capacity extremes. The highlight is a one terabyte model — the industry’s highest-capacity 2.5-inch drive available. Industry-leading 333 GB-per-platter technology enables the new WD Scorpio® Blue(TM) SATA 2.5-inch hard drives to offer mobile storage device and notebook users an enormous 1 TB capacity. A [...]

July 24th, 2009, 12:47 PM

A-DATA Adds SX95 SATA II 2.5” SSD to Its XPG Product Line

As demand for high performance and stable SSD continues to increase, A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in high performance memory and Flash products, today expanded its XPG™ product line to include SX95 SATA II 2.5” SSD, designed for PC users who is seeking for killer speed and stable SSD storage.   The XPG [...]

July 21st, 2009, 12:26 PM

Intel Delivers Industry’s First 34nm NAND Flash SSD; Advancement Lowers Prices by Up to 60 Percent

Intel Corporation is moving to a more advanced, 34- nanometer (nm) manufacturing process for its leading NAND flash-based Solid State Drive (SSD) products, which are an alternative to a computer’s hard drive. The move to 34nm will help lower prices of the SSDs up to 60 percent for PC and laptop makers and consumers who [...]

July 20th, 2009, 12:31 PM

Kingston Releases DataTraveler 300 256GB USB Drive

Kingston Technology today announced the launch of the world’s first 256GB USB flash drive, the Kingston Technology DataTraveler® 300. The Kingston DataTraveler 300, allows users to carry around a whole digital world, from thousands of image files to a whole database of documents. Users will also benefit from quick transfer rates and the option to [...]

July 16th, 2009, 11:05 AM

Corsair Launches New Extreme Series High-Performance SSDs

Corsair seems to be rolling out the SSD lineups as if they were on an NVIDIA timeline today announced the Extreme Series X32, X64 and X128 high-performance SSDs, in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB densities respectively. Built using the renowned Indilinx Barefoot controller and Samsung MLC NAND flash memory, the Extreme Series has been designed to offer [...]

July 15th, 2009, 12:29 PM

AMP Launches SaberTooth PCIe SSD Drives for EeePC

Active Media Products, maker of unique storage solutions including the WWF endangered species USB drives, today announced immediate availability of their new SaberTooth SSDs that are custom designed for Asus Eee PC upgrades. This new line of SaberTooth SSDs is built with MLC NAND flash to deliver exceptional performance. These SSDs have been tested with [...]

July 14th, 2009, 12:22 PM

Mushkin Announces Europe III 250GB SSD

Ever heard or seen a Mushkin SSD? Neither has most of North America, in fact the lineup (much like their video cards) are not even listed on the website. According to a Muskin spokesperson, the SSD products are only available in Europe (as the product line’s name suggests) however that doesn’t stop it from being [...]