Solid State Drives

  • Kingston Releases SSDNow V+ SSD in US

    Kingston unveils the SSDNow V+ with a sequential read speed of up to 220MB/sec and write speeds of up to 180MB/sec. The V+ is currently available in the United States in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities; the 64GB drive is available worldwide with increased capacities to come.

  • Intel 34mm SSD Found Defective

    (PC Impress) Intel’s latest 34mm SSD was found to have a problem. According to source, the failure results after setting the system BIOS drive password and changing it, SSD that will be unusable thereafter

  • OCZ Overclocks SSD with Vertex Turbo Edition

    OCZ today released the latest addition to their Vertex SSD series, the Vertex Turbo Edition with higher host clock-speed and the SDR DRAM Cache @ 180MHz versus 166MHz on the original series. Available in capacities of 30GB (32), 60GB (64), 120GB (128), and 250GB (256) and backed with 3 Year Warranty.

  • OCZ Agility SSD Series for Cost-Conscious Consumers

    OCZ released the Agility SATA II 2.5” SSD Series for mainstream users including professionals, students, gamers, and enthusiasts on a budget.  The Agility Series has an efficient controller design reaching a speed of 230MB/sec read and 135MB/sec write speeds, along with 64MB of cache.

  • Kingston Makes SSDs More Affordable

    Kingston has announced the release of a series of affordable SSDs in capacities of 64GB and 12GB for the mass market over at Computex Taipei last week. This is Kingston’s first in-road in making their own SSDs apart from the SSD co-branding they are having with Intel. Right now, Kingston will be having 3 products line-up; the SSDNow E and M Series

  • Fatal1ty And Fusion-io To Launch 80GB ioXtreme PCI Express SSD

    Seems like Fatal1ty has teamed up with Fusion-io to launch a consumer-level PCI Express SSD card. The ioXtreme is a 80GB SSD on PCI Express interface.

  • OCZ Demos 1TB SSD Powess @ Computex

    SSD is definitely the focus for OCZ this year at Computex 2009 where they have unleashed a slew from SSDs from budget to high end. Today, OCZ unveils the “Colossus” one terabyte SSD prototype housed in a 3.5” form factor. This drive is made up of two MLC based SSDs in RAID 0 array using a JMicron RAID

  • Computex ’09: First Looks

    The annual Computex is back again, and this time not losing any flavor to the previous Computex. Join us as we bring to you day to day updates on the latest happenings in Computex 2009. More updates coming soon!

  • OCZ Adds Summit Series to its 2.5″ SSD Line-up

    OCZ today released the Summit Series 2.5” SSDs featuring speeds up to 220MB/s read and 200MB/s write, along with 128MB of onboard cache for faster data access. Currently available in capacities of 60GB(64), 120GB (128), and 250GB(256).

  • Costly Performance: RAM-based SSD – DDRdrive X1

    We have seen the likes of Fusion-io, the race just got interesting with the introduction of DDRdrive X1, which places 4GB DRAM and 4GB NAND in parallel on a full height PCIe card. Sounds lovely isn’t it? Wait till you hear the price

  • World First: SSD based CD Ripping NAS

    (Engadget) It is definitely interesting and often, amusing nowadays to see the “World First” phrase being commonly used. Now we have another world-first – SSD based CD Ripping NAS.

  • CFD Japan Unleashes New MLC SSDs

    (CFD Japan) Word has came from CFD Japan with their latest lineup of MLC SSDs, sizes range from 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. Known as the Interceptor, lets see what CFD have to offer in their latest lineup

  • Intel SSD Price Cut On April 26th

    Intel plans to cut the prices of their SSDs ranging from $50 to $100 this coming Monday on the 26th of April. This is their second price cut on SSDs just two months after they conducted their first price cut in early February. Intel 80GB X18-M and X25-M will see their prices dropped from $385 to $335 while 160GB versions

  • OCZ Unveils SLC-based Vertex EX SSD For Servers

    OCZ today unveiled Vertex EX 2.5” SSDs available in capacities of 60GB and 120GB for server environments and enterprise applications. These next-generation drives comes with 64MB onboard cache and feature speeds up to a 260MB/s read, 210MB/s write and 100MB/s sustained write.

  • OCZ Offers Mini-PCIe SSD For Netbooks

    OCZ today unveiled their first miniPCI-Express SSD Series for netbooks in 16 or 32GB capacity and will be available in both SATA and PATA interfaces. Notebook upgraders can choose either the SATA version that delivers 110 MB/s read and 51 MB/s write speed, or the PATA upgrade that features a 45MB/sec read and 35MB/sec write

  • G.Skill Launches MLC-based Falcon SSD Series

    G.Skill today launches Falcon SATA II 2.5″ MLC-based Solid State Drive (SSD) Series based on the latest Indilink controller and comes with 64MB DRAM buffer. The Falcon series is available in capacities of 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. The 64GB version is capable of a read/write performance of 230/135 MB/s while the 128 and 256-GB are capable of 230/190 MB/s.

  • I-O Data Unveils Latest SSD Express Card

    Keen to get your hands on a SSD storage? Perhaps a SSD Express card might be of your fancy. I-O Data unveils its latest SSD Express Card storage that is expected to retail in May.

  • Dell To Offer Samsung Encrypted SSDs Soon

    (Engadget)  Available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB options, Dell will be offering Samsung encrypted SSDs as part of the arsenal. It is not know what encryption algorithm they are using but it might be a some 128 bit encryption standard. Prices are unspecified yet but they wont be coming cheap.

  • Super Talent Shipping 512GB RAIDed SSD For US$1500

    Super Talent  is now shipping the MasterDrive RX family of SSDs in capacities up to 512GB featuring their RAIDSSD Technology. There are 2 versions; SLC and MLC. The SLC based SSDs come in capacities of 128GB and 256GB with a max sequential read speed of 230MB/s and write speed of 200MB/s where the MLC based SSDs

  • Super Talent’s 2TB PCIe RAIDDrive: 1.3GBps sequential writes, 1.2GBps reads

    (Impress) It just gets better, aint it? Announced yesterday, Super Talent’s 2TB PCIe RAIDDrive is one monster SSD that gives you up to 1.3GBps sequential write speed, while the read speed gives you up to whooping 1.2GBps