Micron is announcing the successor to the Crucial RealSSD C300. The RealSSD C400 will be announced at this year’s CES, boasting a maximum read speed of 415MB/s.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and while there’s no snow in sunny-and-occasional-rainy Singapore, many of us still celebrate Christmas here. If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping for your beloved yet (you know who you are), here are twenty products, both hardware and consumer products, we at VR-Zone.com have come up with that we think
Corsair has announced the addition of the F90 and F180 to its Sandforce-driven Force Series solid state drive line-up. The Force Series provides exceptional performance of up to 285MB/sec and 275MB/sec in sequential read and write respectively, and a 4K random write throughput of up to 50,000 IOPS.
Hsinchu, Taiwan, — November 23, 2010 — Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX MAX 3.0 External USB 3.0 Drive. Shipping in December.
OCZ has announce an exciting refresh of the renowned first generation Vertex and Colossus SSD Series. Called the Vertex Plus and Colossus Plus, the new SATA II solutions continue to implement the proven Indilinx technology while delivering significantly improved performance at their distinctively affordable price points.
Do you remember that short article we posted some time back about the 11-inch Macbook Air using SSDs of a proprietary form factor? Apparently, it seems that the aforementioned ‘proprietary’ form factor is no longer all that ‘proprietary’ any more. Shortly after Photofast had announced its line of SSD upgrades for the Air, Toshiba has
The RevoDrive family gets its edge by eliminating the SATA II (3Gbps) bottleneck and leveraging a PCIe x4 interface to exploit the full potential of current flash technology. Like the original RevoDrive, the X2 uses an onboard RAID 0 design, but it also employs four SandForce-1200 controllers versus two in the original to maximize data
PhotoFast unveils a SandForce SF1222 controller based Solid State Drive (SSD) upgrade for the new generation Apple’s MacBook Air models. Promising 30% improvement over the original, there is also a 256GB version of the kit for the smaller MacBook Air (which is otherwise sold with 64GB or 128GB of storage only). Best of all, the
Swapping out the traditional HDD for an SSD is usually the fastest (and most expensive) way to experience an instantaneous performance boost on a PC, but does it have what it takes to displace the mechanical HDD as the standard for data storage? Apparently, Seagate does not think so. Read on to find out more.
Earlier this year, we heard that OCZ Technology Group Inc. was concentrating on Solid State Drive (SSD) storage solutions. With a new SSD manufacturing facility, an all-new proprietary High-Speed Data Link (HSDL) interface, and a plethora of SSD products under their belt, even the most seasoned hardware enthusiast can get confused sometimes. OCZ makes it
OCZ Technology has announced the opening of a new solid state drive (SSD) manufacturing plant in Taipei and is slated to begin operation on Monday, October 25. The new facility features best of class manufacturing, as well as test and burn-in technology required by the company’s growing OEM client base.
The new Kingston SSDNow V+ 180 is a 1.8″ form factor solid state drive designed for today’s ultra-mobile devices and road warriors. The V+ 180 series is available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities and has a sequential read/write speed of 230MB/sec and 180MB/sec respectively.
Samsung has started mass producing 100GB and 200GB enterprise-class solid state drives that use 40nm SLC NAND flash chips. Performance wise, these new SSDs can reach nearly 50,000 IOPS and boast 260MB/sec transfer rates.
You might probably be scratching your head, wondering what in the world a ‘hybrid’ optical drive actually is. Apparently, it seems that Hitachi’s idea of such a device is to to combine both flash storage and an optical drive into one single hardware that serves two purposes. Sounds amazing, no? Read on to find out
OCZ has unveiled the Onyx 2 Series 2.5-inch solid state drives with superior affordability designed for mainstream desktops and mobile systems. Offering higher durability and faster transfer rates of up to 270MB/sec as compared to traditional hard drives, the Sandforce-based Onyx 2 delivers excellent performance with lower price per gigabyte than that of other comparable
ADATA Technology has launched the Nobility N004, the industry’s first USB 3.0 and SATA-II dual interface combo 2.5-inch drive.
G.Skill has added three new capacity points to its Phoenix Pro series of solid state drives – 40GB, 80GB and 160GB. The Phoenix Pro is no slouch when it comes to performance, serving up to 50,000 IOPS in 4K random writes.
Intel has joined with Micron to form IMFT (Intel-Micron JV) to manufacture 25nm NAND Flash memory chips for the new SSDs.
We’ve seen news on Micron’s latest SSD, so don’t forget to see what Micron’s Vice President of memory system development, Dean Klein has to say about it!
Micron Technology, Inc., leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, has announced the RealSSD P300 SSD, targeting enterprise applications. Available in in 50GB, 100GB and 200GB capacities, the 2.5″ SSD features a SATA III interface, ONFI 2.1 34nm SLC NAND flash memory, and delivers exceptional read and write speeds of up to 360MB/s (read) and 275MB/s