Corsair has always been one of the biggest players in the computer memory market, consequently it was only natural for them to join the solid state disk segment of the market since SSD’s are essentially made of flash memory chips. Today we are having a look at the fastest SSD Corsair currently produces, the
Mach Xtreme Technology releases 2.5" SATA-3 MX-DS FUSION Series SSD for budget conscious enthusiast?s. The new Sandforce powered drives offer speeds of up to 540MB/s read and 510MB/s write at a very attractive price point.
Mach Xtreme has become the latest entrant to the SandForce SF-2000 party with their MX-DS Turbo series of solid state drives. Specifications look similar to those of SandForce-based drives from other manufacturers, and a three-year warranty is also par for the course. The MX-DS Turbo series will be available in capacities ranging from a modest
Corsair has shipped its Force Series GT SSD, which utilizes the SandForce controller and features a chassis which is coloured with its trademark fiery red theme. More details inside.
Intel has informed their customers that their good old X25-E SSDs will be discontinued from 11th of July 2011 citing reasons such as short supply of 50nm SLC NAND flash and even greater demand for them. Of course, the main reason is that the X25-E has to make way for the arrival of Intel 710
Intel specifically designed the 20GB SSD 311 to be used as a cache drive with Z68's Smart Response Technology. Now Gigabyte has taken the mSATA version of the SSD 311 and bundled it onto a full-fledged Z68 motherboard, hoping to save you the hassle of purchasing the SSD separately. We haven't had the chance to
Intel SSD 710 and 720 are scheduled to launch during Q3 this year. However, detailed specifications have already been leaked before the launch date. More details inside.
During Computex we took the opportunity to talk to ASMedia, a local Taiwanese company that is known for its USB 3.0 host controllers, but makes so much more. So don’t be afraid, click on through for a visit to the world of USB 3.0, SATA 6Gbps and much more.
Computex might be over, but we still have quite a bit of content left from the show and we've kept quite a few goodies for you. We bumped into a company called WareMax hidden away at hall 2 of the show that was demoing a solution that allows for SSD caching of hard drives on
Singapore based flash memory manufacturer Strontium were exhibiting their products at Computex Taipei 2011. More after the break!
Over at COMPUTEX, A-DATA has a rather interesting line-up of SSDs based on SandForce controllers from top to bottom. For the performance category, they have the S511 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s in capacities of 60/120/240/480GB utilizing the SandForce SF-2200 controller and Intel 25nm Compute NAND with 550/520MB read/write speeds. What is more interesting is that their mSATA and unique
Kingston is clearly getting more serious in the SSD business and unveils their first SandForce based HyperX series SSD today. These SSDs are using the SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6Gb/s controllers with Intel 25nm Compute NAND (5K Program Erase) and are available in 120GB and 240GB capacities. HyperX SSDs have a read throughput of 525MB/s and a write
What's new in the Memory, Storage and SSD segment today at Computex 2011? Read on to find out more!
Mach Xtreme is showing off their MacBook Air compatible SSD at Computex. The Katana MX Performance, based on the SandForce SF-1200 controller, has been engineered to be fully compatible with Apple's proprietary interface and promises a performance increase from the stock SSD.
OCZ has announced the RevoDrive Hybrid, which pairs a 2.5" hard drive and a cache SSD onto a single PCIe add-on card. Read on for more details and some performance numbers.
VR-Zone gives a round up all the latest and greatest Memory, Storage and SSD products from Computex Taipei 2011. *Constantly Updated*
We take the OCZ Vertex 3 240GB for a test drive – and break some SATA speed limits along the way.
It was only days ago that we got the first exclusive picture of one of Gigabyte's mSATA equipped Z68 boards and now the company has announced yet another interesting development. Gigabyte has teamed up with Intel to offer an exclusive deal for those interested in getting a Gigabyte mSATA equipped motherboard with an mSATA SSD.
Intel has recently extended their warranty for the 320 Series SSD from three years to five years, citing confidence in enhanced reliability features as the reason. Read on.
More Sandforce SF-2000 drives are appearing: Corsair has announced the Force Series 3 line of solid state drives. Equipped with the SandForce SF-2281 controller, these SATA 3 (6Gbps) compatible drives are specified for up to 550MB/s read and 520MB/s write speeds.