STORAGE NEWS

July 19th, 2012, 12:56 PM

Is Seagate Looking to Up Its SSD Game with OCZ Acquisition?

Industry sources that have spoken to Fudzilla say that Seagate, who has notoriously struggled in the SSD game, is apparently in acquisition talks with OCZ. An acquisition of the venerable memory maker by Seagate would allow Seagate to significantly bolster its offerings in the consumer, enthusiast, and enterprise SSD markets. Seagate has yet to make [...]

July 11th, 2012, 4:26 PM

Plextor Launches M5S Series SSD in North America

Plextor, a leading developer of high-performance digital storage equipment, announces the launch of its newest Solid State Drive (SSD), the M5S Series, featuring an enhanced and sustained read/write speed up to 73,000/70,000 IOPS. The M5S Series performs faster than its award-winning predecessors with overall enhanced performance. With its exclusive firmware technology, Plextor is proud to [...]

July 5th, 2012, 11:12 AM

Corsair Announces Force Series GS SSDs

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced the Force Series GS solid-state drives (SSDs). The new SSDs, which offer the fastest overall performance in Corsair’s SandForce-based lineup, will initially ship in capacities of 180 GB and higher. As with other Force Series drives, the Force Series [...]

April 20th, 2012, 10:32 AM

ASUS Debuts the SABERTOOTH Z77 Motherboard

ASUS has introduced a new addition to their acclaimed TUF series of motherboards, the SABERTOOTH Z77, based on the latest Intel 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge processors and Z77 Chipset. The TUF Series’ commitment to provide users a stable computing experience is built on strong foundations, starting with military-grade components to ensure long-lasting quality and reliability. [...]

April 11th, 2012, 9:05 AM

WD Ships Slim, Energy-Efficient Hard Drive for Ultrabook Devices

Western Digital, a worldwide storage leader, today announced it is shipping the WD Scorpio Blue 7 mm hard drive, the latest addition to its mobile hard drive family and the 2.5-inch drive with the lowest power consumption on the market today. Specified to a best-in-class 400Gs shock tolerance, the new single-platter WD Scorpio Blue small [...]

April 3rd, 2012, 10:49 AM

Hitachi Ships 4TB Enterprise-Class Ultrastar Drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, which was recently acquired by Western Digital, announced today it had begun to ship the Ultrastar 7K4000 – the first enterprise-class 4TB hard disk drive. The Ultrastar 7K4000 line is shipping now in limited quantities: models are offered in 4TB, 3TB and 2TB capacities. The drives have a 6Gb/s Serial ATA [...]

March 29th, 2012, 1:53 PM

Lite-On Introduces the E200 Solid State Drives

Lite-On, renowned as an Optical Storage innovator, has today announced its first solid state drive (SSD) for the UK. The E200 SSD is aimed at small/medium business users, with a design which is easily integrated into existing systems for minimal disruption and with a fast, consistent and reliable performance over time – at an affordable [...]

March 20th, 2012, 10:46 AM

Seagate Will HAMR its Way to 60TB Drives

By perfecting its proprietary heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) technology, dramatically increasing the density of bits per square inch of platter, Seagate says it can offer 60 TB hard drives by the end of the decade. Contemporary 3.5 inch drives have a density of approximately 620 gigabits per square inch; laptop drives have a density of [...]

March 6th, 2012, 9:32 AM

Corsair Announces Availability of Accelerator Series Solid-State Cache Drives

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the availability of the Accelerator Series SSD cache drives. The Accelerator Series is designed for desktop PC users who want to give their Microsoft Windows based PC a dramatic performance boost with minimal cost and hassle. Corsair’s new [...]

February 24th, 2012, 9:23 AM

ADATA launches a Comprehensive Lineup of Solid State Drives with Improved Capacity

ADATA™ Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash storage application products, today announced the launch of a complete lineup of expanded capacity solid state drives. The new SSD range includes the XPG SX900, the Premier Pro SP900, and the Premier SP800, all of which use new optimized firmware to utilize greater [...]