News tagged ‘ssd’

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

OCZ Introduces New Vector SSD Series with Proprietary Barefoot 3 Controller

OCZ Introduces New Vector SSD Series with Proprietary Barefoot 3 Controller

OCZ has just announced their new flagship Vector SSD Series, featuring an all-new proprietary Barefoot 3 controller.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2012

Kingston Ships Next Gen SSDNow V Series

Kingston Ships Next Gen SSDNow V Series

Powered by an LSI SandForce Flash Storage processor (FSP) solution customized for Kingston, the SSDNow V300 is optimized for industry-leading 19nm NAND Flash memory to deliver sequential read and write speeds of up to 450MBps.

Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Shipment of SSDs in Uptrend Despite Weak Ultrabook Sales

Shipment of SSDs in Uptrend Despite Weak Ultrabook Sales

The shipments of SSDs have risen sharply this year despite weak ultrabook sales. This is according to iSuppli who expects this trend to continue as these flash memory-based drives become increasingly common in non-budget notebooks and desktop PCs by the latter half of this decade.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012

SanDisk Announces ReadyCache Solution for Improved PC Performance

SanDisk Announces ReadyCache Solution for Improved PC Performance

An easy-to-install SSD caching solution, it boosts a desktop computer's boot, shutdown, and application launch time, allowing for a more responsive computing experience, while utilizing the existing hard drive's storage.

Friday, 7 Sep 2012

Corsair Announces Neutron & Neutron GTX Series of SSDs Availability

Corsair Announces Neutron & Neutron GTX Series of SSDs Availability

The Neutron Series and Neutron Series GTX SSDs are now available in 120GB and 240GB capacities. The Neutron Series GTX 480GB is expected to be available in Sep 2012.

Micron and SanDisk Shares Jump after OCZ Warns of NAND Shortage

Micron and SanDisk Shares Jump after OCZ Warns of NAND Shortage

Micron and SanDisk shares both jumped after OCZ lowered its forecast for second quarter earnings due to an impending shortage of NAND memory chips.

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012

Strontium Launches Hawk SSDs

Strontium Launches Hawk SSDs

Named Hawk, these Hynix-built SSDs was based on SandForce's SF2281 controller and SK Hynix Flash. Available in capacities of 120GB and 240GB, the 2.5-inch Hawk drive offers sequential read and write speeds of 510MB/s and 470MB/s respectively.

Kingston Helps Drive Big Data and Virtualization Initiatives with New SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD

Kingston Helps Drive Big Data and Virtualization Initiatives with New SSDNow E100 Enterprise SSD

The new enterprise-class E100 SSD achieves up to 10 times improvements in endurance and reliability over client SSDs on existing hardware, while significantly reducing the physical footprint as notably fewer SSDs are needed to handle tasks of many traditional HDDs.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Silicon Power Releases the Velox V70 SSD

Silicon Power Releases the Velox V70 SSD

A new 2.5-inch SATA 3Gbps SSD, the Velox V70 comes in a brushed aluminum cover coated in metallic gold and features optimized firmware and advanced Toggle/Synchronous NAND flash while using the latest SandForce SF-2281 controller.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Apacer SAFD 25A SSD Provides Optimal Enterprise Cloud-Based Storage

Apacer SAFD 25A SSD Provides Optimal Enterprise Cloud-Based Storage

Adopting the SATA 3.0 interface, the SAFD 25A SSD offers a maximum sequential speed of 475/360MBps and IOPs of up to 50,000, making it as efficient as a RAID array consisting of 50 to 60 mechanical hard drives.

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