SSDs archive

  • New Samsung SSDs to ship with in-built Norton Ghost migration software
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    New Samsung SSDs to ship with in-built Norton Ghost migration software

    By 12 July 2011

    Those considering SSD (Solid State Drive) adoption should consider taking a peek at the new Samsung 470 series which will ship with Norton Ghost 15.0 migration software built in.  Norton Ghost essentially is a Windows version of Time Machine, with a...

  • 1TB OCZ Colussus LT announced
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    1TB OCZ Colussus LT announced

    By 14 April 2010

    The humble hard drive is slowly starting to be made obsolete. Prices for solid-state drives, which use flash memory rather than a spinning platter to store data, have begun to shrink down in price to a level that the average consumer can begin to afford....

  • Japanese team shrinks SSDs by 90%
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    Japanese team shrinks SSDs by 90%

    By 11 February 2010

    A group of Japanese researchers has managed to achieve a remarkable reduction in the physical size of solid state drives, while retaining their data storage size. They've shrunk them by 90%. The team, led by Tadahiro Kuroda, also boosted the energy efficiency...

  • Toshiba launches "world's first" laptop with 512GB SSD
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    Toshiba launches "world's first" laptop with 512GB SSD

    By 14 May 2009

    Toshiba has announced the world's first notebook with a 512GB solid-state drive. The machine is available today from Toshiba's shop - but it's limited to the Japanese market for the time being. The dynabook SS RX2/WAJ also contains a 12-hour battery,...

  • Buffalo launches SSD-based LinkStation drive
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    Buffalo launches SSD-based LinkStation drive

    By 6 February 2009

    Buffalo Technology has launched the LinkStation Mini SSD, that it says is the world's first network attached storage (NAS) solid state drive device for consumers. Buffalo describes the new drive as an "ultra-silent, ultra-reliable, low power consuming,...

  • Buffalo unveils storage options
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    Buffalo unveils storage options

    By 28 November 2008

    Buffalo Japan has launched two new storage devices. First up is the RMUM Series microSDHC card which is just 15 x 22 x 8mm and weighs 2.3g. It is being sold in a bundle with a 1, 2, 4 or 8GB microSD card, and comes in black or white. Next up is a new...

  • Intel SSD make way for MacBook Air with more storage
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    Intel SSD make way for MacBook Air with more storage

    By 20 August 2008

    Intel has announced it will be producing a new range of Solid State Drives as it moves to offer more than just processors. The news could mean that we are likely to see laptops like the MacBook Air get even more storage capabilities in the very near future....

  • Samsung takes SSD to 256GB
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    Samsung takes SSD to 256GB

    By 26 May 2008

    Samsung has created the World’s fastest and largest capacity 2.5-inch Solid State Drive spelling the way forward for more storage on the go. The new 2.5-inch, MLC-based (256GB) SSD with SATA II Interface drive will also be the thinnest drive with the...

  • Super Talent says our SSDs are as good as your HDDs
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    Super Talent says our SSDs are as good as your HDDs

    By 7 May 2008

    Available now, Super Talent has added 30GB, 60GB, and 120GB Solid State Drives to its collection for $299, $449, and $699, respectively. The main boast being made, is that the new SDDs are just as power efficient, reliable and rugged as the Hard Disk...

  • CES 2008: SanDisk increase SSD to 72GB
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    CES 2008: SanDisk increase SSD to 72GB

    By 8 January 2008

    SanDisk has announced a new 72GB Solid State Drive for laptops at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Joining SanDisk’s range of solid-state drives (SSDs) for portable computers is a slimmed-down 1.8-inch Serial ATA (SATA II) model that...

  • Samsung doubles SSD to 64GB
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    Samsung doubles SSD to 64GB

    By 27 March 2007

    Samsung has doubled the size of its Solid Flash Drive to 64GB bringing faster bigger SSD drives one step closer to mobile devices such as laptops and PDAs. The read and write performance of the new SLC flash-SSD have been increased by 20% and 60% respectively...