Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
7,222 Reviews & Articles | 52,197 News Posts

Storage Posts - Page 15

ADATA to show off new USB Type-C and Apple products at Computex 2015

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 28, 2015 9:26 am

But wait, there's more! ADATA has also announced a series of USB Type-C ready and Apple related products for promotion at the yearly COMPUTEX trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. in a recently issued press release.

 

adata-show-new-usb-type-apple-products-computex-2015_013

 

Featuring products such as the UE710 Lighting OTG flash drive, an external HD710A Apple HDD, card readers for iPad and iPhones plus a battery pack for the iPhone 6, ADATA really has the Mac market in its sights.

 

As for USB Type-C, there will be a bunch of flash drives on offer and cables to promote convenience of sharing. There will also be the HD720 waterproof, dust proof and shock-resistant external hard drives on offer.

Continue reading 'ADATA to show off new USB Type-C and Apple products at Computex 2015' (full post)

ADATA showcases cloud and IoT components for Computex 2015

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 28, 2015 8:31 am

If gaming isn't quite your thing, ADATA has announced in a recent press release that it will be showcasing some Marvell controller-laden PCIe SSDs and DDR4 RAM for those looking to run Cloud / IoT services.

 

adata-showcases-cloud-iot-components-computex-2015_012

 

Boasting speeds of up to 3000MB/s, these new PCIe SSDs claim an improved lifetime due to advanced LDPC technology and further feature Power Loss Protection (PLP) services.

 

The consumer series' on display will be that of the SP560 and SP550, said to help offer a pathway for regular users to become PC enthusiasts.

Continue reading 'ADATA showcases cloud and IoT components for Computex 2015' (full post)

ADATA proudly displays a new gaming series at Computex 2015

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 28, 2015 7:26 am

Featuring a slew of SSDs and DDR4 memory modules, ADATA announced in its recent press release that we are all in for a treat next week when Computex 2015 kicks off in Taipei, Taiwan.

 

adata-eludes-new-gaming-series-computex-2015_011

 

Company representatives from all over the globe have started arriving in the Taiwan capital in preparation for this yearly trade show, with ADATA announcing one of its main focuses will be that of gaming-driven components.

 

On the show floor will be the new XPG Z1 DDR4 gaming DRAM, XPG Z2 overclocking gaming memory and SX930 SSDs featuring SLC cache technology and more.

Continue reading 'ADATA proudly displays a new gaming series at Computex 2015' (full post)

Treat your Mac to an 8TB HGST Ultrastar HDD from Other World Computing

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 28, 2015 6:24 am

One of the few companies to offer Apple upgrades, Other World Computing has just announced its 8TB HGST Ultrastar He8 HDD upgrade package for a cool $659.

 

treat-mac-8tb-hgst-ultrastar-hdd-world-computing_010

 

The hard drive in question comes packed with 128MB of cache, it spins at 7200RPM and runs off a SATA 6Gb/s platform with 3 and 1.5Gb/s backwards compatibility.

 

Quoted on the website as "the industry's highest capacity of 8.0TB" this hard drive also draws a minimal 5.1 watts when idling and weighs in at a reduced 650g.

Continue reading 'Treat your Mac to an 8TB HGST Ultrastar HDD from Other World Computing' (full post)

OCZ's new Z-Drive SSDs come in up to 6.4TB with speeds of 2.9GB/sec

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Storage | Posted: May 22, 2015 12:59 am

OCZ has just announced its new Z-Drive 6000 and Z-Drive 6300 series SSDs destined for workstations, super high-end desktops and servers. The new SSDs arrive on the PCI Express x4 3.0 interface, with full support for the non-volatile memory express (NVMe) 1.1b protocol.

 

oczs-new-drive-ssds-up-6-4tb-speeds-2-9gb-sec_03

 

These new super-fast SSDs use Toshiba's MLC or eMLC NAND flash which is baked on the 19nm process, with the new drives being offered in the 2.5-inch form factor. The Z-Drive 6000 series comes in capacities of 800GB, 1.6TB and 3.2TB and are made for read intensive applications, with up to 700K IOPS random read performance, backed up by 160K IOPS in random write performance.

 

The OCZ Z-Drive 6300 series comes in 800GB, 1.6TB, 3.2TB and a huge 6.4TB using the eMLC NAND flash, with random read performance of 700K IOPS and 120K IOPS of random write performance. Both series of Z-Drive are capable of up to 2.9GB/sec reads, with the Z-Drive 6000 capable of 1.9GB/sec writes, while the Z-Drive 6300 can push out up to 1.4GB/sec.

Continue reading 'OCZ's new Z-Drive SSDs come in up to 6.4TB with speeds of 2.9GB/sec' (full post)

Innodisk pushes DRAM-less SSDs for embedded applications

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 19, 2015 9:38 pm

Innodisk claim its featured DRAM-less SSDs not only provide users with data loss prevention when sudden power failure is at play, but that its new 3ME3 series gives you "real-world performance" as stated in the latest issued press release.

 

innodisk-pushes-dram-less-ssds-embedded-applications_096

 

Available in capacities up to 256GB and ready for order in Q3, these disks are designed for use in temperatures ranging from -40 to 85 degrees Celsius. Coupled with Innodisk's iDataGuard technology, it is further claimed that this product will contain a complete absence of "volatile memory buffers" once again relating to power loss situations.

 

Complete with new firmware and synchronous NAND flash, these drives will reportedly achieve 10/20K Random IOPS.

Silicon Power unveils its new M.2 and mSATA SSDs

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Storage | Posted: May 17, 2015 1:46 pm

With M.2 and mSATA SSDs being quite the hot piece of technology right now, Silicon Power has unveiled its latest M10 M.2 2280 and M10 mSATA solid state drives. These two new drives are based on the SATA 6Gbps standard, supporting Intel's Smart Response Technology (ISRT) that offers "upgrade solutions that saves consumers a lot of time and space".

 

silicon-power-unveils-new-2-msata-ssds_10

 

Starting with the M10 M.2 2280, which will slot right into M.2-based Ultrabooks and motherboards based on Intel's 87/97 chipsets. Silicon Power has deployed a "high-quality controller and MLC NAND flash chips" that provide the M10 M.2 2280 with the ability of up to 520MB/sec reads, and 330MB/sec writes. When it comes to 4K random read/writes, we have up to 40,000 IOPS.

 

The M10 mSATA SSD has the same 520MB/sec and 330MB/sec speeds for read/writes, as well as 40,000 IOPS. Silicon Power sees this new mSATA-based solid state drive being used by heavy gamers, professionals and DIY enthusiasts.

Fixstars unveils its new 6TB SSD, the world's largest 2.5-inch SSD

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 8, 2015 5:35 pm

Gone are the days of a 120GB SSD serving all of your needs, Fixstars has just announced their development of a new record-breaking 2.5-inch SSD in the form of a 6TB 15nm MLC NAND drive named Fixstars SSD-6000M.

 

6tb-2-5-inch-ssd-released-fixstars-worlds-largest_069

 

Boasting transfer speeds of up to 540 MB/s read and 520 MB/s write, this SSD features your normal inclusions of NCQ, TRIM and SMART and measures in at 9.5mm thick - which means some laptops may be left out.

 

Set for launch in July 2015 with a 3-year warranty, there is no current mention of price. If the 6TB model is too large or expensive for your tastes, they also have a 3TB model on offer - more information can be found on their official website.

Intel announces its new DC S3510 SSDs, aimed at the data center market

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 8, 2015 4:24 pm

Featuring standard-endurance technology (SET) MLC NAND flash constructed by IMFlash Technology, Intel has released its new DC S3510 SSDs to the OEM market.

 

intel-showcases-dc-s3510-data-center-ssds_067

 

Designed with data centers in mind, these 2.5-inch drives are build on a 16 nanometer node, allowing up to 880 TBW (high levels of endurance). The controller offers native 256-bit AES encryption and is available in sizes ranging from 80GB to 1.6TB.

 

Complete with a 5-year warranty and available through OEM channels, these drives are aimed at dedicated hosting providers. We have been supplied with a table thanks to TechPowerUp (below) which offers information on sequential and 4K random access performance levels.

Continue reading 'Intel announces its new DC S3510 SSDs, aimed at the data center market' (full post)

Samsung launches PRO Plus and EVO Plus memory cards with 4K in mind

By: Chris Smith | More News: Storage | Posted: May 5, 2015 11:27 pm

Today Samsung has pushed its new range of SD and microSD memory cards to the public, in total what is on offer includes the PRO Plus, PRO, EVO Plus and EVO families, explained in their latest press release as necessary "to address the rapidly growing consumer need for advanced multimedia memory solutions."

 

samsung-launches-pro-plus-evo-memory-cards-4k-mind_021

 

The new PRO Plus model is capable of working with 4K UHD video applications and is created for use in DSLR cameras, smartphones and tablets alike. Boasting read speeds of up to 95MB/s and write speeds of 90MB/s, these models come backed with UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) and Class 10 performance levels.

 

The PRO Plus series has seen a debut in 32GB and 64GB capacities, touching on their ability to record around 110 minutes of 4K UHD video or 490 minutes of full HD.

Continue reading 'Samsung launches PRO Plus and EVO Plus memory cards with 4K in mind' (full post)

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Latest News Posts

View More News Posts
View Our Latest Videos

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
loading