STORAGE NEWS

February 18th, 2010, 11:07 AM

OCZ Technology Launches Vertex Limited Edition SSD

OCZ Technology Group has unveiled the highly anticipated Vertex Limited Edition (LE). Based on a cutting-edge new architecture, OCZ’s Vertex LE is the epitome of innovation for power users seeking to integrate a new class of SSD in their Windows-based systems. For early adopters, a Vertex LE drive can take a high-end computing experience to [...]

February 15th, 2010, 12:23 PM

Kingston Launches Class 10 MicroSDHC Card

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of a 16GB microSDHC Class 10 card. The high-capacity card complies with the SD Association Specification 3.00 to meet Class 10 requirements. The 16GB microSDHC card has a minimum data transfer rate of 10MB/sec. and ships either as a [...]

February 11th, 2010, 11:24 AM

Kingston Boosts Speed, Adds TRIM Support to Entry-Level SSDs

Kingston  today announced it will ship its second generation SSDNow V Series solid-state drive (SSD) on February 15. Targeted for mainstream consumers and small and medium businesses, the new Kingston SSDNow V Series offers higher performance than its predecessor and supports Windows 7 TRIM functionality while maintaining pricing. Capacities are 30GB, 64GB and 128GB and [...]

February 11th, 2010, 10:59 AM

Western Digital Has Released Its First Consumer 6GB/s Drive

With the advent of SATA6 and motherboard manufacturers offering their latest and greatest for this technology it was only a matter of time. Western Digital has released their WD Black 1TB drive incorporating this technology. The 3.5 inch drive bears some similarities to its former kin , and like all Black drives speed is set [...]

February 9th, 2010, 10:39 AM

TDK Plans Its Route to 3TB Drives and Beyond

TDK has begun mapping the road to ever increasing amounts of Storage. Today we get a look at what the future may hold for the average HDD consumer. With the highest single platter capacity fixed at 500GB it seemed almost a dead end for HDD to go. However TDK Corporation has reworked a lot when [...]

February 3rd, 2010, 11:39 AM

Corsair Prepping 3.5″ 512GB SSD

Along with the news that Corsair has launched two new high performance traditional SSD’s lines, comes rumour of a not so traditional product; a 3.5 inch 512GB solid state drive. The technical specs are scant,however initial reports from Hexus.net suggest the device will feature a beefy 128MB cache and provide impressive speeds of 240mb/s write [...]

February 2nd, 2010, 12:40 PM

Corsair Launching Nova and Reactor SSD Lineup

Corsair is looking to expand their already well regarded SSD lineup, and in a bit of a turn from the usual, have given the new lineup some catchy names; welcome the Nova and Reactor series. The Nova line introduces two new SSD’s in 64GB and 128GB capacities, while the Reactor features 60GB & 120GB units; [...]

January 28th, 2010, 7:53 AM

Kingston Discontinues SSDNow V-Series 40GB Due to Lack of TRIM Support

Popular SSDNow 40GB Drive doesn’t officially support TRIM…but work-around discovered by enterprising forum-goers. While it hasn’t been widely reported, Kingston has made the hard decision to discontinue their popular, excellently-priced SSDNow V-Series 40GB SSD line.  While this drive is based off of a robust Intel design and we gave it an extremely positive review quite [...]

January 25th, 2010, 11:07 AM

Kingston Launches 512GB SSDNow V+ and Adds TRIM Support

Kingston Digital today announced the release of the second-generation SSDNow V+ solid-state drive. The SSDNow V+ solid-state drive has Windows 7 TRIM support, is available up to 512GB and provides faster performance than the previous generation. ”The new SSDNow V+ is an ideal solid-state drive for high-level consumers and in corporate environments where efficiency and [...]

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 / [...]