Century makes sure that you'll never run out of data storage space in your home or office with the Hadaka-zoku Capsule Hotel. It is a convenient peripheral that allows you to instantly install and use up to four separate storage drives as an external data storage tower.
Many Ultrabooks and tablets till now have been fitted with criminally slow and small flash drives for media storage, which is usually the primary speed bottleneck in modern systems. Can Intel raise the bar with its upcoming mSATA SSD?
As the controller is the most important part of a SSD drive and virtually defines the entirety of its performance, it is only natural that every company is seeking the optimal solution in order to gain leverage over the others. Corsair surprised us recently with the launch of their new high end drives, the Neutron
The Intel SSD 335 is an incremental refresh of the existing entry SSD 330 series featuring a Sandforce SF-2281 controller and bleeding edge 20nm IMFT MLC chips to deliver a potent mix of price, quality and performance. We run through a few quick benchmarks before a formal review later on.
OCZ is a renowned manufacturer of high performance memory-related products, including solid state drives. Ever since the company acquired Indilinx, a designer of SSD platforms and controllers, they converted most of their available products to Indilinx-based designs. This includes the newest Vertex 4, the flagship series which OCZ currently retails for performance enthusiasts. Although the
Corsair is perhaps the most active manufacturer when it comes to SSDs, actively jumping at any opportunity to expand their products range and offer more options to potential customers. The company today offers tens of SSDs through eight product series, using the controllers of no less than 3 manufacturers and various types of NAND
Japanese company Green House unveiled its SSD32A series of SandForce-driven consumer SSDs. Built in the conventional 9.5 mm-thick, 2.5-inch form-factor with SATA 6 Gb/s interface, the series covers most price-points.
Memory giant Samsung unveiled its newest line of high-performance consumer solid-state drives, the PM-840 series. Built in the 2.5-inch form-factor with SATA 6 Gb/s interface, the PM-840 features a faster processor that yields random access performance numbers unheard of for simple consumer SSDs.
Small mSATA SSD drives slowly become more and more popular since, due to their tiny size, they are ideal for use in ultra-portable notebooks and on motherboards. Gigabyte has a long list of motherboards with mSATA slots which initially were meant only to be used as a caching solution with small SSDs installed; as
Crucial announced its newest line of mainstream consumer SSDs, the V4 series. The drives come in standard capacities, at extremely low price per GB, and could be an inventory-clearing exercise by the memory giant.
Intel is planning two new lines of client SSDs in 2013, including the mainstream SSD 335 series, and the performance SSD 525 series. The company could deploy its newest 20 nm NAND flash memory tech on some of these drives.
Instead of bloating its lineup with "new" 7 mm-thick SSD models, Biwin announced 7 mm-thick casing options for nearly all its SSDs in the 2.5-inch form-factor. The slimmer drives are designed for compact PC form-factors such as the Ultrabook.
Mushkin may not be the first to the market with cache-SSDs, but its latest Catalyst series seeks to address the problem of low capacity in this class of SSDs, by being available in higher than usual capacities, to hold more "hot data."
After some more than decent motherboards and graphics cards, MSI is readying its newest product line that is closely tied to the PC enthusiast community, high-performance solid-state drives. Pictures of its Reflex series of client SSDs were leaked to the media.
Silicon Power announced its newest line of performance-segment client SSDs, the Velox V70. The drives come in capacities as high as 480 GB, and are driven by SandForce SF-2281 controllers.
The reduced suggested retailer pricing for Intel's SSD 320, SSD 330, and SSD 520 series that we reported last week, has taken effect, according to an Intel press-release. The company also announced a 240 GB variant of the SSD 330.
Apacer launched its newest line of enterprise/industrial SSDs, the SAFD 25A series. Built in the 2.5-inch form-factor with SATA 6 Gb/s interface, the SSDs come in variants with SLC and MLC NAND flash memory.
Intel is chalking out a wide range of price cuts for its consumer SSD families, which will likely take effect in August. The updated pricing will see prices go down by as much as 37 percent. Prices of several models in the SSD 320, SSD 330, and SSD 520 series, are on the chopping block.
One of this year’s most popular system upgrades is the installation of a caching SSD, mainly due to their low cost and trouble-free installation. There are many approaches which manufacturers take when designing a caching SSD; others opt for maximum performance, others strive for balance and others aim for the best possible value. Today
ADATA unveiled its newest performance-segment consumer SSD, the XPG SX910. The new product appears to be a slightly improved version of the XPG SX900 the company launched back in February.