04/12/2012, The Intel SSD 910 is a solid-state drive that connects to the PCIe port instead of the regular hard drive SATA port. The benefit is immediate and quite spectacular: PCI offers higher bandwidth than SATA, and the next-generation PCIe will take things to the next-level. On paper, the Intel SSD 910 is already a monster in every way: it has 7X the read performance of the Intel SSD 710, and […]
02/06/2012, Intel has just announced its Intel SSD 520 Series based on a 25nm manufacturing process, and this new series targets the high-end enthusiast market. As it stands, this is the absolute best that Intel has to offer in the non-Enterprise space. We had the opportunity to take test one for a ride, so we put it thought its paces with a few synthetic benchmarks like HD Tune Pro and PCMark […]
12/20/2011, The world of SSD is a strangely unexciting one, except perhaps to enthusiasts and those who love building computers from scratch, and here is another SSD option for you to consider if you are about to construct a new rig for Christmas – the ultra-portable Storage POD Mini. This portable USB 3.0 SSD will come encased in a blue anodized, all-aluminum enclosure, where that makes it not only lightweight but […]
12/19/2011, Monster Digital, the company known for their memory cards, may be taking their business in a new direction and capitalizing on the SSD trend with the release of the LeMans line of high performance drives, which the company claims will be “SandForce Driven” and will feature read and write speeds up to 550MB per second and 515MB per second respectively.
11/25/2011, Users of Apple’s MacBook Air can appreciate how fast it takes to boot up the laptop. In fact most, if not all, SSD (Solid State Drive) owners can probably attest to just how speedy it is but unfortunately due to its high costs and limited capacity, the adoption rate of say a 128GB SSD will never be able to match a 1TB hard drive that’s a fraction of its price. […]
11/18/2011, Hmmm, SSDs these days tend to follow cars where warranties are concerned – we’re looking at a good 5 years here with Plextor’s latest release, their 2.5″ SSD known as the Plextor M3S. This particular model will most probably appeal to those who are looking to purchase a new SSD, but cannot really make up their mind as to which model to bring home – although they do not want […]
11/14/2011, Apple has patented many inventions and innovations in the past, some practical and some bordering on something you would expect from a sci-fi novel, but a recent publishing of Apple’s patents for their MacBook series of laptops might suggest that these could actually come into fruition in the near future.
10/27/2011, Now here is an interesting deal that would certainly help you sit up and take notice compared to the numerous Groupon offers that are in your inbox – it seems as though the folks over at Samsung really love the caped crusader, so much so that those who decide to pick up the new 830 series SSD will also be able to enjoy a free copy of Batman: Arkham City. […]
10/20/2011, One of the reasons why the MacBook Air is popular, apart from its slim profile and looks, would be the SSD that it uses that allows for a speedy boot, read and write time. Unfortunately while we’d all love to sport SSDs in our computers, their limited capacities and price have always been a limiting factor, at least until now where OCZ Technology has launched the Octane SATA 3.0 and […]
10/13/2011, If speed is what you’re looking for in a hard disk, you would know that Solid State Drives (SSDs) are your best bet, especially if cost isn’t a problem to you. Well, Plextor has just announced the launch of its M2P SSD – a drive that is capable of random read/write speeds of 70,000/65,000 IOPS and sequential read/write speeds up to 500 Mb/s and 440 Mb/s which makes it one […]
10/10/2011, Interested in getting your hands on the Acer Aspire S3? If you are, the good news is that the ultrabook is close to being released and you should be able to get your hands on the device come 16th of October. For those interested or who may have forgotten about the Acer Aspire S3, you can expect an ultrabook 0.51” thick and weighing in at 2.89 pounds.
09/30/2011, With USB 3.0 promising faster transfer rates, we’re sure that there are many users out there who would love to get their hands on a USB 3.0 external hard drive, but the good news is that instead of spending $80-$100 on a new USB 3.0 external hard drive, you can instead opt for the $29 Super Talent USB 3.0 Storage POD Enclosure.
09/29/2011, It seems that Apple is currently developing their very own hybrid drive system that intends to merge the best of both worlds – we’re talking about traditional platter-based and flash storage. Apple’s patent that was recently published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) served up a rather innovating idea for a SSD/HDD combo drive down the road. .
09/23/2011, LaCie announced the first Thunderbolt portable disk drives a couple of days ago, and now it looks like Intel is ready to get onboard the bandwagon as well. The company recently demonstrated at the IDF 2011 – Solid State Drives with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 support. Suitable for Macs and PCs, these drives are capable of transferring data at extremely high speeds: perfect for video editing or creating massive backups […]