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Samsung has unveiled its first 512GB solid state drive with toggle-mode DDR NAND memory. The low power drive offers up to 250MB per second read and 220MB read over a fast SATA 3.0 Gbps interface, which roughly translates to having two 4GB movies stored to the drive in around a minute. Read More
Solid state drives (SSD) have been around for some time. Unlike other data storage devices, however, their cost per GB seems reluctant to drop quickly enough to make sense economically not just to consumers, but to enterprises as well. Using a recently patented technology, the Israeli startup Anobit has announced an SSD series that makes a huge step toward making SSDs a tangibly faster and more affordable solution for the enterprise world. Read More
Hitachi-LG Data Storage has come up with a novel idea that combines physical storage with an optical drive. The HyDrive is capable of reading CD, DVD and Blu-ray discs but also has a solid state drive (SSD) slotted in. Initially coming in 32GB and 64GB versions, the company has plans to scale on up to 256GB by March of next year. Read More
You may be forgiven for thinking that you are seeing double at the SanDisk booth at Computex... double the storage that is. The company has just announced that it has doubled the capacity of its SSD solutions and thrown in a performance upgrade for good measure, too. The two new flavors will come in various compact form factors with the G4 running up to 256GB and the P4 to 128GB. Read More
It's been an incredibly fast paced week at TweakTown with hordes of new goodies passing through the labs and leaving memorable impressions. The wrap-up includes a look at OCD's Vertex 2 'E' series SSD, the latest chassis from Cooler Master and a very nice 27-inch sized LCD from Dell. Read More
Seagate has revealed a hybrid solid state/hard drive which is claimed to be "the world’s fastest 2.5 inch laptop PC hard drive." The Momentus XT offers users the price and capacity benefits of a hard disk drive and the speed advantages of solid state memory in one laptop-sized drive. Read More
The VGA labs at TweakTown have been running overtime this week with Galaxy's GeForce GTX 470 GC and the GIGABYTE HD 5870 1GB Super Overclock series video cards under the microscope. This week's wrap also includes a look at some heavy duty storage in the form of Proware's EPICa Series EN-T800 SAS-ready NAS, four highly popular models in the world of gaming mice and Crucial's half-size 128GB capacity model of its well renowned RealSSD C300. Read More
There's such a constant flood of news in the tech-space that it's almost impossible keep up, so we've enlisted the help of our friends over at TweakTown to bring you a weekly wrap of the juicy highlights. This week's recap includes some hands-on time with ZOTAC's upcoming ZBOX HD-ID11-U Nettop, plus a close look at Microcool's Banchetto 101 chassis and a super quick OWC Mercury Extreme SandForce SF-1200 100GB SSD. Read More
OCZ Technology Group, known for its high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and memory devices has released the Enyo Portable SSD that utilizes the next generation USB 3.0 interface. For consumers who want the flexibility of a portable drive with the robust durability and performance advantages of an SSD, coupled with super fast USB 3.0, this device ticks all the boxes. Read More
Maingear has recently unveiled what it claims to be the fastest 15" gaming laptop on the market. Offering top-of-the-line components while still allowing for several customization options, the new eX-L promises to satisfy even the most demanding of hardcore gamers. Read More
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