STORAGE NEWS

June 1st, 2011, 10:35 AM

ADATA SSD Chosen for New Asus Notebook

ADATA Technology, a manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, and ASUS, a top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s bestselling and most award winning motherboards, today announced the signing of an agreement in which ASUS will use ADATA solid state drives (SSDs) in an upcoming line of [...]

May 31st, 2011, 6:00 AM

OCZ Demonstrates New Storage Tech at Computex 2011

OCZ Technology Group, a dominant player in the SSD market, will showcase their latest  flash storage technologies at this year’s Computex Expo. “Computex Taipei is the ideal venue to unveil our next generation SSD solutions for HPC and enterprise clients,” said Alex Mei, OCZ’s Chief Marketing Officer. “This year we are pushing the envelope once [...]

May 19th, 2011, 11:36 AM

Intel Announces Retroactive Warranty Increase for all 320-series SSDs

 Intel has thrown a bone towards customers who bought their 320-series SSDs by retroactively increasing warranty length from 3 to 5 years. From Intel: Confident in the enhanced reliability features of it’s recently introduced third-generation solid-state drive (SSD), Intel announced it has extended its limited warranty for the Intel® SSD 320 Series from three years [...]

May 19th, 2011, 6:09 AM

Corsair Ships Flash Voyager USB 3.0 Family

New USB flash drive models combine USB 3.0 speed with proven durability. Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the shipment of the Flash Voyager® USB 3.0 family of USB flash drives. The new Flash Voyager USB 3.0 models deliver SuperSpeed USB 3.0 performance, with [...]

May 16th, 2011, 9:18 AM

Corsair announces Force Series 3 Solid State Drives

New family offers SATA 3 performance for near SATA 2 pricing Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Force Series™ 3 family of solid-state drives. The newly announced Force Series 3 models take advantage of the new SATA 6.0 Gb/s (SATA 3) interface to [...]

May 16th, 2011, 9:12 AM

WD Launches Industry’s Largest Capacity 3 TB Hard Drives for AV Platforms

New WD AV-GP 2.5 TB, 3 TB Hard Drives Offer Cool-Running, Unrivalled Storage Capacity for Reliable 24/7 Video Streaming in IPTV, DVR, Media Center PC and Surveillance Systems Western Digital, a leader in the desktop, mobile, high-capacity enterprise and consumer markets for hard drives, today announced the addition of 2.5 TB and 3 TB versions [...]

May 12th, 2011, 2:00 PM

Samsung to Release First DDR2 NAND Flash Chip

Memory titan Samsung announced today that they have begun production of DDR2 multi-level cell (MLC) flash chips, an industry first. A press release from Samsung says that the chips are manufactured with “advanced 20 nanometer (nm) class process technology”, though the company won’t divulge further details as the methods and process node size are likely [...]

May 10th, 2011, 4:15 PM

Earthquake Proves Disruptive For Hard Drive Manufacturers

Tech news site Digitimes is reporting that March’s earthquake in Eastern Japan is proving to be quite disruptive for the supply lines of hard drive manufacturers. Two of the largest hard drive manufacturers, Western Digital and Hitachi have reported that supplies are running low because of a shortage microchips required to manufacture these devices. Although [...]

May 10th, 2011, 1:04 PM

OCZ Releases Agility 3 and Solid 3 SATA III SSDs

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA — OCZ Technology Group, Inc.,  a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today unveiled the Agility 3 and Solid 3 SATA III SSD product lines. The Agility 3 and Solid 3 are designed to cater to speed-seeking enthusiasts in search of the best value for performance. [...]

May 3rd, 2011, 10:42 AM

Seagate Unveils World’s First Hard Drive Featuring 1 Terabyte Per Platter

Seagate  today unveiled the world’s first 3.5-inch hard drive featuring 1TB of storage capacity per disk platter, breaking the 1TB areal density barrier to help meet explosive worldwide demand for digital content storage in both the home and the office. Seagate’s GoFlex Desk products are the first to feature the new hard drive, delivering storage [...]