Now with 20 per cent more storage, does this new SandForce drive finally deliver on the hype?
The first SATA 6Gbps SSD we've tested and boy is it fast: 345MB/sec fast.
Word on the SSD street is that Sandforce is reading its SATA 6GBps controller as soon as Sept.
Other World Computing has announced the launch of a SandForce-based SSD storing 480GB.
Memory specialist Mushkin has launched a trio of high-performance SandForce-equipped SSDs.
The competition to the latest Micron's RealSSD SATA 6Gbps drives is due Q4, earliest.
G.Skill has taken a new version of the Indilinx Barefoot drive controller and paired it with Intel 32nm NAND flash to make the Falcon 2. Boasting claimed speeds of 220/110MB/s read/write, we've found its performance is surprising!
We continue our coverage of CeBIT 2010 by taking a look at the new batch of high end motherboards, digital streamers, gold PSUs, new Sandforce SSDs, and the latest top end chassis from Cooler Master.
OCZ has announced a partnership with SSD specialist SandForce to launch a new range of consumer- and enterprise-grade SSDs - including models with 6Gb/s interfaces.
COMPUTEX 09: Forget the OCZ Z-Drive, Marvell has premiered an SSD of even faster proportions
COMPUTEX 09: JMicron will launch its new JMF612 controller at Computex. It will apparently fix stuttering and still be fairly cheap.
Researchers at Swinburne University are working on a new optical disc format which holds 1.6TB - and has the potential to scale to a massive 10TB.
Bill Watkins - ex-CEO of hard drive manufacturer Seagate - has announced his place on the board of flash memory specialist Vertical Circuits.
Toshiba says it's now sampling the world's first 32nm NAND flash memory, which will lead to higher density USB drives.
OCZ announces that its PCI-E Z-Card SSDs have gone into production, with capacities of up to 1TB, although the 1TB model costs £2,640.34.
It still costs almost £1,000, but the new MasterDrive RX SSD offers some interesting features like an internal RAID system to boost performance.
Corsair reveals its latest P256 SSD, which promises a faster maximum sequential write speed than Intel's X25-E, while also offering 256GB of storage.
Western Digital has bought SSD specialist SiliconSystems for $65 million in order to enter the growing market for low-power solid state storage in netbooks.
Hagiwara SSD has announced a new range of tiny 1" SSD drives which use caching and wear-levelling technologies originally developed for 2.5" units.
The SDHC flash memory format is seeing stiff competition from newcomer SDXC, with solid state specialist Pretec announcing a 32GB card based around the new standard.
While we've looked at plenty of SSDs recently, there's still place in the market for an ultra-fast mechanical drive.Today we're looking at Western Digital's 10,000RPM 300GB VelociRaptor and finding out if it's a clever girl or facing extinction in the face of the new crop of SSDs.