SSD

December 5th, 2012

Mushkin Announces World’s First 480GB mSATA Solid-State Drive

The newest addition to the Mushkin Atlas mSATA SSD family is not only fast – it’s the world’s largest. Expected to ship between early-mid January 2013, the Atlas 480GB mSATA solid-state drive shatters the 256GB mSATA barrier, providing that extra space every notebook and ultrabook enthusiast has been looking for. Upgradeable firmware ensures the drive [...]

July 23rd, 2012

Report: SSDs Are “No Threat” to Hard Disk in Notebook Sector

The death of Hard Disk-based notebooks in favour of Solid State Drives has been greatly exaggerated, according to analyst group IHS iSuppli. The research group’s main argument about the lack of market dominance by SSD devices? Price. On average, the price of a notebook with 500 GB HDD is between $450 and $550 while an [...]

July 5th, 2012

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 [...]

February 24th, 2012

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 [...]

February 2nd, 2012

RunCore Announces the 2.5-inch SATA 3 Pro-V MAX Solid State Drive

RunCore, a leading manufacturer of high-performance and rugged solid state drives (SSDs) today announced the availability of its latest SATA 3 SSD. “The new 2.5″ SATA3, 6Gbs, drive is the nice addition to our existing portfolio of SSD products. The Pro-V MAX is based on the SF-2281 controller with the optimized firmware (the Golden FW). [...]

January 10th, 2012

CES 2012: Corsair Announces New Line of Solid-State Cache Drives

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the Accelerator Series solid-state 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 line of SSD [...]

January 6th, 2012

Crucial Debuts the Ultra-Slim (7 mm) Crucial m4 Solid State Drive

Crucial, a leading global brand of memory and storage upgrades, today introduced a 7 mm version of the award-winning Crucial m4 SSD to meet the need for thinner storage devices. With the same performance delivered by the standard 9.5 mm Crucial m4 SSD, the new ultra-slim 7 mm version supports the latest thin and light [...]

November 10th, 2011

ADATA Releases Firmware Update for Solid State Drives

ADATA™ Technology today announced the release of the latest firmware update for the company’s solid state drives equipped with SandForce 2200 series controllers.  The new firmware version is 3.3.2, and it resolves certain BSOD issues identified by ADATA and SandForce. Purchasers of the S510 and S511 solid state drives should go to: http://www.adata.com.tw/index.php?action=product_download&cid=3&piid=130 and run [...]

October 27th, 2011

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 11th, 2011

Patriot Memory Announces New Second Gen Pyro SE SSD

Patriot Memory, a global pioneer in high-performance memory, NAND flash, storage, and enthusiast computer products, today expanded their Pyro brand of SATA III solid-state drives with the launch of its new Pyro SE. Powered by SandForce’s SF-2281 SSD processor, the Patriot Memory Pyro SE brings the added performance of synchronous NAND to the brand while [...]