Extending the lifetime of MLC and most likely adding to the price tag as well

Subject: Storage | June 17, 2010 - 11:55 AM |
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Sticking with the theme of new types of flash memory, a story appeared on Slashdot about Anobit Technologies, a company working on a new type of MLC flash that should have the wearability of SLC.  This could be a dangerous area to focus research on as the major benefit of MLC is how incredibly cheap it is compared to SLC memory, though it is hard to call either type affordable without wincing at least a little.  This is important as there has been no mention of pri

Source: Slashdot

Super Talent Ships New TeraDrive CT SATA 3Gbps SSDs based on SandForce SSD Processor

Subject: Storage | June 14, 2010 - 02:26 PM |
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San Jose, California - June 14, 2010 - Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced immediate availability of the new TeraDrive CT SSD, which uses the SandForce 1222 SSD processor to deliver astounding performance in laptops and desktops.

The new TeraDrive CT has a standard SATA-II 3Gbps interface. It delivers sequential read and write speeds up to 285 and 275 MB/sec respectively.

OCZ Technology Introduces Customizable Deneva Series Enterprise Solid State Drives

Subject: Storage | June 14, 2010 - 02:19 PM |
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SAN JOSE, CA - June 14, 2010 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc.

Crucial brings 6Gbs to the SSD

Subject: Storage | June 14, 2010 - 01:51 PM |
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To get the bad news out of the way first, the 256GB version of Crucial's RealSSD C300 series will cost you just over $600 and the 128GB version about $350.  
What that investment gives you is an SSD designed around the new SATA 6Gbs using Marvell's 88SS9174 fla

OCZ Technology Unveils Vertex 2 Pro and Vertex 2 EX Solid State Drives for Enterprise Clients

Subject: Storage | June 10, 2010 - 12:15 PM |
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SAN JOSE, Calif., June 10, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OCZ Technology
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Buying a small capacity SSD on the cheap

Subject: Storage | June 8, 2010 - 01:11 PM |
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Three low cost SSDs are up for review at Ars Technica, the $124, 40GB Intel X25-V,  the $95, 30GB Kingston SSDNow V Series Boot Drive and the $85

Source: AnandTech

Computex: Thecus offers NAS devices for all budgets

Subject: Storage | June 8, 2010 - 10:42 AM |
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Thecus is a name that we know very well for NAS devices but chances are they are new to many of our readers.  As a company Thecus is heading towards both the high-end and budget markets with the intent of targeting the consumer and enterprise markets. 


Can't wait for a motherboard upgrade to get USB 3? Startech has you covered

Subject: Storage | June 1, 2010 - 06:20 PM |
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TechSpot has recently posted a double review of the StarTech USB 3.0 Enclosure and PCIe Adapter.  The adaptor will plug into an unused PCIe slot and give you a pair of USB 3.0 ports and the enclosure has a SATA to USB 3.0 connector and will fit any 3.5 HDD or SSD and you can g

Source: Tech Spot

Computex: OCZ shows low cost PCIe SSD and new HSDL storage connection

Subject: Storage | May 31, 2010 - 01:18 PM |
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OCZ's booth was once ruled by memory and memory demonstrations; but not anymore.  Now the dominant technology on hand at OCZ is solid state drives.  We have already looked at and reviewed numerous OCZ SSDs here at PC Perspective but this week at Computex 2010 in Taipei the company had a few new things for us to curiously poke at.

OCZ Technology Solid State Drives Officially Qualified With Adaptec MaxIQ Caching Solutions

Subject: Storage | May 27, 2010 - 02:05 PM |
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SAN JOSE, CA-May 27, 2010-OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory modules for computing devices and systems, is pleased to announce the Company's enterprise storage solutions are now qualified with Adaptec MaxIQ SSD caching products.