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Sold state drives predicted to break out in 2012

05/11/2011, In the world of high-end computing where speed matters the most, solid state drives (SSD) are the best option for blazing fast performance. SSDs are smaller, faster, and more power-efficient than hard drives. But like all technology, it comes with a...

OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express Solid State Drive debuts

05/05/2011, Other World Computing has just rolled out a whole lot of upgrades and updates for the 2010 MacBook Air series, debuting their very own OWC Mercury Aura Pro Express Solid State Drive as well. This new addition to the lineup will be able to offer up to four...

Macbook Air gets a 25% boost with new SSD

04/18/2011, Reports are surfacing that Apple has introduced new SSD drives -reportedly- from Samsung (SM128C SSD) which replace the former Toshiba TS128C in the Macbook Air. The change gives the computer a boost of  20% in write performance and 25% in read...

Samsung 470 SSD Review

03/29/2011, We got our hands on the Samsung 470 SSD (256GB) and it’s time for a field trip. This SSD drive targets the “enthusiast” market: in other words, users who will upgrade their gaming rig or workstation. It’s not cheap, but it could bring a great deal...

Intel SSD 320 Review

03/28/2011, Intel has just released the Intel SSD 320 Series, currently represented by six products with capacities ranging from 40GB to 600GB. With this new line of solid-state drives (SSD), Intel’s goal is to expand the market in which the Intel X25M was so...

RunCore makes good use of ExpressCard slot with USB 3.0 ExpressCard

02/08/2011, For those who own a notebook that was manufactured within the past 5 years, chances are pretty good the average user would not have made any good use of the ExpressCard slot. Well, RunCore might have the solution for you with their USB 3.0 ExpressCard,...

Victorinox Secure SSD crams in 256GB of storage space

01/12/2011, Slap me silly and call me Betty – this could very well be the smallest 256GB SSD in the world, thanks to Victorinox. Known as the Victorinox Secure SSD, it will not only carry all of your vital information, it will also cram in a pair of scissors, a...

Micron RealSSD C400 drives at CES

01/07/2011, [CES 2011] Aside from tablets, SSDs are going to be important this year too and Micron is busy showing off its RealSSD C400 drives at CES. These drives are based on the 25nm NAND flash die-based drive and offer performance that is nearly 30 percent faster...

Smallest SSD in the world spotted

01/06/2011, [CES 2011] Remember the smallest SSD in the world that we covered back in August last year? Well, SanDisk’s booth showed it off at CES, and boy is it small. Just check out its miniscule size in right above, and chances are you will be wowed at how 64GB...

SD Association introduces the UHS-II specification

01/06/2011, You can’t say that the SD Association isn’t keeping up with the times. A good seven months after the association revealed the UHS-I specifications, it’s back again with the UHS-II bus-interface system that promises high-definition recording speeds...

Marvell 88SE9130 Controller Merges SSD and HDD

01/03/2011, [CES 2011] Marvell is introducing the Marvell 88SE9130, a new hard drive controller that features HyperDuo, a technology from Marvell that basically merges an Solid State Drive (SSD) and a classic Hard Disk Drive (HDD) into a single logical unit. The idea...

Samsung samples MLC-based SSD for enterprise-class storage

12/21/2010, Samsung has announced that it has come up with a multi-level-cell (MLC) based SSD for enterprise storage use. The drives will be available in capacities of 100GB, 200GB, 400GB and are suitable for servers since they provide high density while consuming...

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 drive to hit 400MB/s?

12/21/2010, USB 3.0 might have been pretty slow in its uptake, but that doesn’t mean the technology isn’t going to just die like that – in fact, we believe that USB 2.0 will be phased out in due time, and 2011 might just mark the year where USB 3.0...