Buying a small capacity SSD on the cheap

Subject: Storage | June 8, 2010 - 01:11 PM |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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.

SuperTalent brings you RAID on a (USB) stick

Subject: Storage | May 27, 2010 - 02:00 PM |

The Tech Report is checking out the performance of the SuperTalent 32GB RAIDDrive today, though if that isn't enough space there 64 and 128GB capacities available as well if you can afford the entry price.  Inside the flash memory is organized into two drives with a pair of JMicron JM612 flash controllers and a RAID chip, along with a SATA to USB bridge which makes the drive both faster and larger than most USB drives out there.  The smaller 3

VIA Labs Demos World's First 4-Port USB 3.0 Host Controller at Computex 2010

Subject: Storage | May 26, 2010 - 11:12 AM |

Taipei, Taiwan, May 26, 2010 - VIA Labs, Inc., a leading supplier of USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, today announced the VIA Labs VL800 USB 3.0 Host Controller.

OCZ Technology Introduces 400GB and 480GB Capacities for Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SSD Lineup

Subject: Storage | May 24, 2010 - 02:09 PM |

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 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, today introduced new high-capacity Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA
II 2.5" Solid State Drives.

Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: OCZ Technology

We hope you have USB 3.0 'Enyo' PC by now...

OCZ's Enyo external USB 3.0 SSD has been seen in renderings and previews since before CES in January but we now have the final shipping model in-house and have spent the last days testing it and putting it through the paces. It easily becomes the fastest external drive we have ever tested but does it validate the move to USB 3.0?

Corsair Launches 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB Force Series Solid-State Drives

Subject: Storage | May 20, 2010 - 12:01 PM |

FREMONT, California - May 20, 2010 - Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced three additions to its ultra high-speed Force Series™ SSDs. The additions to this product family include the F60, F120, and F240 Force Series SSDs, sporting densities of 60GB, 120GB, and 240GB respectively.

All Corsair Force Series SSDs are built using the Sandforce SF-1200 SSD Processors, which provide unparalleled write endurance, superior ECC data protection, and outstanding performance.