STORAGE NEWS

November 10th, 2011, 10:13 AM

Corsair Expands SATA 3 Support With New Performance Pro SSD Line

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Performance Pro Series SSDs. The Performance Pro Series, designed with the Marvell SATA 6 Gb/s SSD controller, delivers an impressive ATTO Max performance of up to 515MB/s Sequential Read and 440 MB/s Sequential Write, and can sustain [...]

October 27th, 2011, 12:25 PM

Intel releases new Intel Solid-State Drive Toolbox 3.0

Intel has announced that their newest SSD toolbox is scheduled to to give today, October 27. Here is a rundown of what to expect in the update, from a factsheet the company published: •    The ability to make firmware updates under Microsoft Windows* (instead of DOS). •    Even easier graphical user interface (GUI) — (see [...]

October 21st, 2011, 10:28 AM

Retailers Respond to Upcoming HDD Shortage by Limiting Purchases & Hiking Prices

With Thailand experiencing its worst flooding in generations, component manufacturers have been especially hard hit.  The trickle down effect is having a huge impact upon hard drive manufacturers in particular.   Late last week Western Digital announced that their hard drive production facilities in Thailand were shutting down due to the extreme amount of flooding. [...]

October 6th, 2011, 1:20 PM

Corsair Announces Major Advance in High-Capacity SSDs

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced worldwide retail availability of the 480 GB Force Series GT SSD and 180GB and 480GB Force Series 3 SSDs. As solid-state drives reach wider adoption rates, Corsair’s new SSD models address growing market demand for fast, high-capacity drives. [...]

September 22nd, 2011, 10:29 AM

New Synapse Cache 2.5” SATA 6 GB/s SSDs Leverage Dataplex Software to Deliver Superior Performance and Increase System Responsiveness

OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today launched its Synapse Cache Series 2.5” SSDs. The new Synapse SSDs are optimized for caching applications and leverages Dataplex™ cache software to dynamically manage the Synapse SSD in conjunction with standard hard disk drives (HDDs), to [...]

September 15th, 2011, 1:36 PM

Intel Announces New SATA Solid-State Drive for the Data Center

Intel Corporation announced today its latest solid-state drive (SSD), the Intel Solid-State Drive 710 Series, a purpose-built Multi-Level Cell (MLC) data center SSD and replacement for the Intel X25-E Extreme SSD. While the Intel X25-E was based on more expensive but highly reliable Single-Level Cell (SLC) NAND flash memory, the Intel SSD 710 uses compute-quality [...]

September 13th, 2011, 10:52 AM

Kingston Digital Launches First SandForce-based Business-Equipped SSD

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping the SSDNow KC100, the company’s first SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) business-equipped SSD. KC100 utilizes the latest award-winning SandForce controller. This powerhouse SSD delivers exceptional performance and instantly boosts the productivity of [...]

September 12th, 2011, 9:47 AM

Apacer Unveils The Next-Gen Industrial Modular PATA SSD

Apacer Technology Inc., the global leader in memory module, demonstrates its outstanding customizability by rolling out the next-generation industrial modular PATA SSD for embedded/Thin Client devices: ADM 4 (ATA Disk Module). ADM4 boasts the slimmest profile among Apacer’s PATA SSDs. It adopts a 44-pin connector and can be used either in parallel (at 180°) or [...]

September 9th, 2011, 8:20 AM

Corsair Announces New High-Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drives

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the availability of USB 3.0 versions of their award-winning Flash Voyager GT, Flash Voyager, and Flash Survivor product lines. Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0: Superior Speed and Renowned Flash Voyager Durability The premium performance Flash Voyager GT USB [...]

September 7th, 2011, 4:00 AM

Seagate is the First Manufacturer to Break the Capacity Ceiling with a New 4TB GoFlex Desk Drive

Seagate today announced it is shipping a new 4TB GoFlex® Desk external hard drive – the highest capacity hard drive in the industry. This latest addition to the GoFlex Family of external hard drives showcases Seagate’s new desktop design. The streamlined industrial design delivers a smaller footprint and better reflects the aesthetic of today’s modern [...]