TRIM

November 1st, 2010

Kingston Launches V+ 100 SSD Series With Always-On Garbage Collection

Kingston announced this morning, a new line of V+ 100 solid states drives, primarily intended for corporate use, but it brings with it new technologies that may hopefully trickle down to the consumer level eventually. An edited press release with details below. The new drive features enhanced garbage collection that is not OS dependent, making [...]

March 22nd, 2010

Intel Chipset Driver Brings TRIM Support to RAID Setups

*** Correction: It should be noted that Intel’s announcement about TRIM support only applies to single SSD’s that are present in a system with a RAID array, and not to a RAID array of SSD’s. *** Users have long lamented over the fact that TRIM was not previously supported in SSD RAID Arrays, resulting in [...]

February 11th, 2010

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 [...]

January 25th, 2010

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 [...]

December 21st, 2009

Corsair Releases Firmware with TRIM for Performance Series Solid-State Drives

New firmware, rigorously tested and qualified by Samsung and Corsair, maintains optimal SSD performance in Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems   Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer and flash memory products, today announced that it has released firmware with TRIM support and a firmware update tool for its award-winning Performance Series P64, P128 and [...]

October 27th, 2009

Intel Releases Solid-State Drive Toolbox and TRIM Firmwave Update for SSD’s

On the heels of the Microsoft Windows 7 introduction, Intel Corporation today announced the availability of the Intel Solid-State Drive (SSD) Toolbox, with Intel SSD Optimizer and firmware update, for its 34nm Intel X25-M Mainstream SATA SSDs. The latest tools are designed to help better manage and retain the out-of-box performance of Intel SSDs. An [...]