Intel unveils 32TB EDSFF 'ruler' SSD
3D NAND based.
G.Skill is back with its latest SSD and it's a whopper, the 256GB Titan. However, this drive isn't just big - it uses two drive controller chips rather than one to try and solve some of the issues that are common with SSDs, as well as speed things up too. Does it succeed? Read on to find out!
Seagate has admitted that a problem in the firmware of certain Barracuda and DiamondMax drives causes premature death - and has issued a fix.
OCZ's next generation Vertex 2 SSD claims a whopping 550MB/s read and 480MB/s write!
CES 2009: SanDisk has this morning announced its third generation family of solid state drives at CES. It claims they're the fastest MLC drives ever.
CES 2009: Seagate has released its two-platter Barracuda 7200.12 1TB hard drive, pushing platter densities to a massive 500GB.
Earlier in the week, we published the best games of the year and today it's time to look back at what's happened in the technology industry over the last year. Find out which products are the best of the year, and also which innovations have caught our eye during 2008.
We here at bit-tech have a saying - "you can never have too much storage," In which case the Seagate 1.5TB hard drive seems ideal, packing more gigabytes into a shiny 3.5" drive than ever before. We find out how this jumbo drive stacks up against the competition.
SSDs might be able to deliver blistering read speeds, but they tend to fall down when it comes to write. Not so the Intel X25-E, which claims both blistering fast read and write speeds thanks to the use of SLC NAND flash memory. We find out if Intel's Extreme series SSD can make the grade and justify its monster price tag.
Seagate has made moves to reduce the warranty offered on consumer-grade products to three years from the current five, starting from 3rd January 2009.
Solid State Drives might be speedy, but for most of us the traditional mechanical drive is still king. We take a look at Samsung's Spinpoint F1 1TB hard disk and see how it faces up against the competition.
A 32GB flash drive the size of your finger that works at 90MB/s? OCZ's new Throttle seems to have the answer.
With promises of hugely improved read speeds without compromising on write speed, has the Solid State Drive finally come of age? We take a look at three of the best from the current crop of 2.5" SSDs and see if it's time to put that mechanical hard disk in the bin.
Kanguru has announced the availability of a rather novel pendrive featuring both USB 2.0 and eSATA 3Gb/s connectivity, with a surprising difference in performance between the two.
Fujitsu has joined Seagate in the relatively new market for small form factor 2.5" drives designed for enterprise customers looking to build big RAID systems.
Texas Memory Systems has announced the commercial availability of its 20TB SAN systems based on Flash SSD technology, capable of 1m random IO transactions per second.
Western Digital is set to buy rival Fujitsu's entire hard-drive division in a £500 million deal, leaving the company second in the storage market with a 30 percent share.
As of Spring 2009, Nintendo has announced that Wii users will be able to download games straight to an SD card to help compensate for poor storage.
Are you looking for a stylish, two disk network storage device that offers RAID support, P2P, HTTP and FTP download managers, DLNA and Gigabit Ethernet. Is it worth spending the fancy cash on QNAP's flashy TS-209 II Turbo NAS? We dived in to find out.
Looking for something central to reliably store all your data? We check out QNAP's latest four disk professional NAS with more RAID and more features then you can shake a CAT 5 cable at.
It's round-up time once more and this time we've got a boat load of bags, mouse mats, MicroSD cards, hard drive docks, gaming mice and...um, SATA II cables to look at. Check out exactly why bits and bobs have been cluttering our desks lately in the latest round-up.
It's time to sift through the clutter once more and check out the latest gizmos and gadgets from the desktops and dark recesses off the bit-tech offices. This time round we have notebook fans, Antec coolers, a Razer mousemat, OCZ USB key and a copy of Crazy Machines 2!
IDF FALL 2008: You've read all the details on Intel's upcoming SSDs; now we've taken a pre-production X18-M 80GB SSD apart for you.
IDF FALL 2008: Intel has revealed that the first SSDs will be available very soon, with more to follow in the first quarter of 2009.