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Mushkin has new SandForce-based SSDs

10/13/2010, Mushkin is back with a new SSD that will be based on SandForce’s SF-2500 and SF-2600 SSD processors, bringing a promised 500MB/s read/write sequential transfer rate, as well as up to 60,000 sustained random read/write IOPS and advanced ECC with up...

New SandForce SF-2000 Chip Offers Improved Performance

10/08/2010, SandForce will be showing off its new SF-2000 range of SSD processors at the Storage Networking World Exhibition next week. The chip is meant for enterprise and other heavy-duty tasks, sporting a 6Gbps SATA interface and the industry’s first...

Intel 25nm SSD could offer superior lifespan

10/06/2010, There is one thing about archives of digital data that bugs us – there are moments where you will need to make a transition from one format to another, since nothing lasts forever. With film for example, all you need is to store away your precious...

Hitachi Hybrid Optical+SSD+HDD drive

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Hitachi has decided that components have been getting small enough to build hybrid drives that merge optical, SSD and hard disk technology in the same package. The SSD can be used as a primary drive (OS+apps), which is an excellent setup...

OCZ Ibis Solid State Drive gets off on the right footing

09/29/2010, Solid state drives are generally noted for their superior data transfer speed, but OCZ decided to up the ante this time around with HSDL speed – where this new interface idea intends to bypass the bandwidth limitations of standard SATA/SAS...

OCZ Announces Its New Onyx 2 Series SSD Drives

09/27/2010, With solid state drives (SSDs) becoming increasingly popular, OCZ has announced its latest SSD, the Onyx 2 Series. These 2.5-inch drives claim to be priced lower than competing products, but will still offer SandForce controllers that offer maximum read...

PhotoFast PowerDrive SSD is zippy on paper

09/17/2010, If being a speed demon is the name of the game, then the PhotoFast PowerDrive PCI Express 2.0 SSD should be your cup of tea. It basically offers a read speed of 1.4GBps as well as a write speed that is a wee bit faster at 1.5GBps. For a little bit of...

Viking Modular rolls out SSD in a DIMM memory form factor

08/27/2010, Viking Modular has just released a new Solid State Drive (SSD) which comes in a DIMM memory form factor – offering a new approach to throw in SSD capability into a computer without being bound by the 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch form factor. Dubbed...

A-Data Nobility N004 Dual Interface SSD flows with new trend

08/27/2010, What’s the trend with SSDs these days, you ask? Well, we’re looking at an SSD that can be used internally or converted to an external drive, and the A-Data Nobility N004 Dual Interface SSD fits the bill perfectly. This 2.5-inch device will...

Toshiba HDD Platters Get 2.5Tb Of Data On Every Square Inch

08/19/2010, Despite the increasing popularity of SSDs, there’s no denying that traditional hard drives are going to be around for a while more, and now Toshiba is busy demonstrating a prototype of a new storage technique called bit-pattern recording that offers...

Intel 2011 CPU And SSD Roadmap Leaked

08/15/2010, The 2011 roadmap for Intel’s upcoming processors and SSDs has been leaked, giving us some juicy details on what to expect next year. The leak shows a good 19 desktop and notebook processors. The leaked desktop processors range from the low-powered...

Mosaid HLNAND SSD prototype

08/04/2010, Mosaid Technologies has rolled out a SSD prototype that relies on its HyperLink NAND (HLNAND) architecture and interface to keep data moving at a frantic pace. The HLNAND SSD prototype was specially optimized for mass storage applications which include...

Patriot Launches Its 60GB, 120GB, And 240GB Inferno Series SSD

07/29/2010, Patriot Memory has just announced the availability of three new capacities of its Inferno series of SSDs, which are the 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB drives, improving on the previous 100GB and 200GB models in the same family. These drives are designed around...