The new Sandforce; bigger, stronger, faster

Subject: Storage | June 22, 2010 - 12:51 PM |
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One of the nicest parts to the new Corsair's Force F120 solid-state drive
is that it allows access to more of the flash memory for storage.  The original 128GB capacity drive only allowed the use of 100GB while the new version allows you 120GB, as Allyn reported on in May.  The reason behind the overprovisioned memory is to increase the lifetime of the drive as well as allowing an increase in speed
as it can change the blocks of flash that are being used on the fly, if it is advantageous to. 

Corsair Shatters SSD Affordability Barrier - 32GB SSD for $69.99 after Rebate

Subject: Storage | June 18, 2010 - 02:45 PM |
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FREMONT, Calif. — June 18, 2010 — Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced a new milestone in the affordability of Corsair Solid State Drives.

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