Upcoming Fultondale and Pleasantdale SSDs required adjustments by designers because of increased power consumption and thermal signature.
The Black 2 is a combination 128 SSD and 1TB HD drive that will fit in most laptops.
Plextor’s M5S 128GB SSD hits our benchmarking tables today, promising reliability and good value. How does the legendary ODD manufacturer fares in the SSD market?
It looks like Microsoft has started selling a new SKU of their not-so-popular Surface Pro tablet. The new Pro has a 256 GB SSD, and an affordable price tag of $1,199 only.
sTec will be acquired by HGST, which was bought out by Western Digital just over a year ago. sTec’s agreement to merge with HGST is considered a wise decision since the company already sells the ULTRASTAR enterprise SSD line. Currently there are no SSDs under the Western Digital brand name. sTec specializes with solid-state drives
Samsung begins mass production of first PCIe SSD for Ultrabooks, up to 2.5x times faster than SATA SSDs
Thought current SATA based SSDs were screaming fast? Just to pop your bubble, Samsung has begun mass production of the world’s first PCIe-based SSD tailored specifically for Ultrabooks, which promises to bring screaming fast data transfer rates like never before.
Benchmark tests confirm that the latest MacBook Airs are able to achieve SSD read/write speeds exceeding 700 MB/s, which is smoking fast. Tests on Apple’s new new MacBook Airs, performed by French site MacBidouille, reveal that Apple is using the same PCIe based SSDs in these notebooks that they have announced for the upcoming Mac
Dell refreshes its 2012 lineup with new internals based on Intel’s newest 4th generation Core processors based on Haswell microarchitecture. The refresh hits their XPS 8500 desktop, the XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 12 Ultrabook. After already having unveiled its Lenovo Yoga inspired XPS 11 yesterday, Dell has announced the refresh of its existing products