WD keeps the platter happily alive with their high density green series

Subject: Storage | October 18, 2010 - 11:54 AM |

If you have made the switch to an SSD but find yourself a little short on storage space and want a large format disk to store your important, but not frequently accessed files?  Are you enjoying the quiet of not having a platter based drive and maybe even a little smug at the power savings?  Try Western Digital's Caviar Green (Advanced Format) 2 TB, at only $110 ($0.18/GB) it won't destroy your bank account and

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Why are we so excited about the new Sandforce?

Subject: Storage | October 8, 2010 - 02:18 PM |

If you haven't read up on the new SandForce SF-2000 series of SSD controllers, then take a moment to read through  this article on Legit Reviews.  The controller is the main determinant of performance on SSDs, as opposed to the type of flash memory used.  It is also the power behind any encryption you want to use on the drive, and both the security and the performance will increase with the implementation of this new controller.  Pity we don't have any benchmarks yet though.

Sandforce announces next generation SSD controller, gives Intel a run for their money.

Subject: Storage | October 7, 2010 - 09:30 AM |

SandForce has released details on their next generation SSD controller. I was briefed by their staff yesterday, and this looks to be everything storage nuts were hoping for, as well as throughput figures doubling that of Intel's (leaked) specs. Highlights follow:

OCZ Technology Announces Partnership With Eurocom for Mobile SSD Integration

Subject: Storage | October 5, 2010 - 11:03 AM |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCZ Technology
, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance
solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and
systems, is pleased to announce that Eurocom customers can now
configure high performance mobile solutions with OCZ's award-winning

A tiny little SSD won't set you back too much

Subject: Storage | October 4, 2010 - 01:36 PM |

For $120 you can get your hands on an SSD though it comes with some limitations.  The G.Skill Phoenix Pro 40GB
is not going to hold much beyond your OS and a few privileged programs allowing you the benefit of a quick boot and it will not completely flatten your wallet.  Tweaktown

Source: TweakTown

OCZ Technology Introduces the High-Speed Data Link (HSDL) Interface to Revolutionize SSDs

Subject: Storage | September 29, 2010 - 11:16 AM |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCZ Technology
Group, Inc.

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

Introduction and Packaging

Today we take a look at OCZ's newest offering in next generation Solid State Storage technology, coupled with a completely new take on storage interface technology. When USB3.0 and even SATA 6Gb/sec are not fast enough, just invent something new!

Short stroking your hard disk is nothing to be ashamed of

Subject: Storage | September 27, 2010 - 12:13 PM |

For quite a while now, the

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OCZ Technology Continues to Drive Solid-State Drive Prices Down With the Launch of Onyx 2

Subject: Storage | September 27, 2010 - 11:05 AM |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCZ Technology
Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance
solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and
systems, has unveiled the OCZ Onyx 2 Series, a 2.5 inch SSD with
superior affordability designed for mainstream desktops and mobile

OCZ's mobile USB 3.0 offers a lot of quick storage in your pocket

Subject: Storage | September 20, 2010 - 05:03 PM |

The OCZ Enyo 128GB USB 3.0 isn't quite a thumb drive though it is not all that much larger physically though at $390 it is significantly more expensive.  It is an SSD drive, managed by the Indilinx Barefoot
controller which helps bring up the price and a fully functional USB 3.0 connection also comes at a premium.  That does mean compressed files transfer more slowly than uncompressed,

Source: TweakTown