Posts tagged as: SATA III

SK hynix Returns The Reatil SSD Market

SK hynix announced today the launch of its Gold S31 solid-state drive (SSD). Gold S31  is the first of the Company’s new SuperCore series of consumer SSDs, an internal drive lineup based on SK hynix’s core technology. For those of you unfamiliar with SK hynix, they are  South Korean memory semiconductor supplier of dynamic random-access […]

OCZ Vertex 4 Sport Indilinx Everest 2 Controller – Fastest Drive OCZ Sells

OCZ has unveiled the Vertex 4 SATA III SSD as its fastest to date. The 2.5-inch drive reaches sequential speeds of up to 535MBps through an Indilinx Everest 2 controller that reportedly helps it outperform predecessors by a factor of four. It’s also much more durable, with cycle erase specs that are outside of the […]

Seagate Momentus XT Hybrid hits 750GB with 8GB SSD

Seagate started off Tuesday by shipping its second-generation Momentus XT hybrid drive for notebooks. The upgrade is estimated to be about 70 percent faster than the earlier Momentus even as it goes to 750GB of internal storage. As before, the key is the inclusion of a 8GB solid-state drive, which here is twice as fast […]

Corsair Launches New Performance Pro SSDs with Self-Tuning

Corsair rolled out a new high-end Performance Pro set of solid-state drives on Thursday to target gamers and serious users that otherwise couldn’t consider SSDs. The new models have a Marvell controller that has its own, internal data garbage collection, not just TRIM support. Adding the self-tuning prevents a slowdown over sustained use even on […]

Plextor Reveals M2P SSD Drives

Plextor has added a new line of drives to its SSD product family. The M2P series of SATA III, 6Gbps SSDs will come in both 128GB and 256GB models. They should carry high performance random read speeds of 70,000 IOPS (input/output operations per second) and random write speeds of 65,000 IOPS. The drives run on […]

SanDisk Announces 100-series SSDs, iNAND Chips for Tablets, Notebooks

SanDisk kicked off Computex with a trio of flash-based storage devices made for everything from phones through to ultraportables. The SanDisk SSD line gets the U100, a raw SATA III card that gives thin-and-light notebooks speed closer to desktop SSDs. They can read and write at high peak speeds of 450MB and 340MB per second […]

Corsair Releases Extra-Fast Force Series 3 SSDs

Corsair targeted the relative high end of storage upgrades Monday through its Force Series 3 solid-state drives. All of them 2.5-inch SSDs use a new SandForce SF-2281 controller that ramps up their speeds even compared to most usual SSDs. Peak read and write speeds hit 550MB and 520MB per second each, enough that it needs […]

OCZ Releases Agility 3, Solid 3 SSDs Drives

OCZ has announced two new series of SATA III 2.5-inch solid state drives targeting price and value conscious customers. The Agility 3 comes in three models from 60GB to 240GB. The Solid 3 is available in 60GB or 120GB versions. Both series incorporate SandForce’s SF-2200 SSD processor to drive up the speed. The Agility 3 […]

Seagate Now Shipping Barracuda XT Desktop Hard Drives

Seagate has now began shipping its 3TB Barracuda XT internal hard drive. The highest capacity hard drive is rare in supporting legacy operating systems such as Windows XP, which can’t  support hard drive capacities higher than 2.1TB.without special sofeware.  DiscWizard software that’s available for download ships with the drive and lets the system read and […]

Intel Officially Launches the SSD 510

Today Intel on launched the SSD 510, which is billed as the fastest mainstream SSD on the market. Intel claims it can peak at 500MB sequential read speeds, twice as fast as earlier most drives. Sequential writes are even more improved and, at 315MB per second, are the fastest overall and about three times better […]

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