While the personal computer industry is still trying to make the massive transition from mechanical Hard Drives to Solid State Drives, a new entrant has jumped into the fray to tilt the balance towards the newer technology’s favour.
For years now, SSDs have lurked in the shadows, and because of technological constraints have trailed HDD’s in terms of storage space, but all of this is about to change now. Meet Fixstars SSD-13000M.
This dull looking SSD from Fixstars comes with a massive 13TB of NAND-based flash memory, and is the biggest SSD so far. Put that in context with the fact that the biggest 2.5 Inch HDD available in the market is a 10 TB [...]
Apple has announced that it is recalling certain models of last year’s MacBook Air lineup, if you have an McBook Air with a 64 GB or 128 GB SSD drive, your drive could be faulty and is in need of a replacement.
The company has pushed a firmware update out to the Mac App Store which tests your drive, so if your computer is affected, Apple recommends to back up your data and bring the machine to an Apple Store or an authorized retailer so that it can be replaced. Th MacBook air has standard storage options of 64 GB and 128 GB SSDs for the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air, respectively, so there could be a large number [...]
Porsche Design has become synonymous with everyday tech that is usually more expensive than normal. The new Lacie Porsche Design USB hard drives may actually stand out of the crowd. The P’9223 Slim SSD is 30% slimmer than the usual category drives. The storage capacity of the Porsche Design P’9223 is 120GB on a solid State Drive and it utilizes a USB 3.0 port for fast data transfers. The price is kept at a fresh $150 for the flash-based edition or US $ 100 for the optical 500GB variant. Both of which will be available in India next month.
[toggle_box title=”Press Release” width=”Width of toggle [...]
Corsair has launched new SSDs in India, the Neutron and Neutron GTX, are powered by the LM87800 SSD controller from Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD). GTX SSDs deliver up to a 90,000 random read and write IOPs (input/output operations per second) and sequential speeds of up to 555 MB/s read and 500 MB/s write. The standard Neutron Series models provide up to 90,000 random read IOPs and 85,000 random write IOPs with sequential speeds of up to 555 MB/s read and 370 MB/s write.
Neutron Series 120GB – Rs. 8,350/-
Neutron Series 240GB – Rs. 15,350/-
Neutron Series GTX 120GB – Rs. 10,250/-
Neutron Series GTX 240GB – Rs. [...]
Inspan Infotech, one of the largest IT distribution companies for motherboards and hardware components, aggressively focuses on the sales of Corsair Force GT 240 and 480 SSDs. The efforts are being put to increase the sales of SSDs with the increasing demand for these units across the country.
[quote]The market is demanding for Corsair Force GT 240 and 480GB units because of its slashing prices. The products of Corsair have always been known for its superior quality and innovative technology and if the combination is available at a lower price, who will not ask for it said Sudhir S, Managing Director at Inspan Infotech. Our partners are all ready to make this available for [...]
Intel has finally made official their new line of budget SSDs, dubbed the 330 Series.The new 25nm NAND utilizes a SATA 6 Gb/s connection to deliver up to 500 MB/s sequential read and 450 MB/s write speeds.
The SSDs are fairly cheap compared to competition starting prices — $89 for 60GB, $149 for 120GB, and $234 for 180GB, along with a 3 year warranty. They will supposedly hit India in another two weeks for relatively similar pricing.
[toggle title_open=”Press Release” title_closed=”Press Release” hide=”yes” border=”yes” [...]
Intel on Monday introduced their new technology and features in New Delhi, India. Talking majorly on the new trend of ultrabooks, Intel showcased some reference designs and some already existing retails products.
The company also showed off its lineup of Tablets and All in One PC’s with touch screens. The new line also includes some interesting technological improvements including smart cache and better battery life performance.
The highlight of the event was Intel’s new smart security technology, [...]
Seagate was the first with its Momentous Hard drives last year, a hybrid drive which uses a mix of SSD along with traditional HDD to speed up operations. Now the company has bumped up its lineup with the next-gen Momentous hard drives. This time around the storage has been increased to a total of 750GB Minus a Nand flash partition which has been upped from 4GB to 8GB.
Price is expected to be in Rs. 10,000/- mark at launch, and the drive promises incredible boot up and application startup times.
[toggle title_open=”Press Release” [...]
OWC has announced its new budget 3G SSD lineup, latest 2.5-inch SSD, the 30GB variant of its Mercury Extreme Pro 3G series which has a 3GB/s transfer rate. The company claims that the drive is complaint with all OSs and will give sustained data rates throughout. The drives are on sale now, and the prices start at just US$ 68 or about INR 3000.
[toggle title_open=”Press Release” title_closed=”Press Release” hide=”yes” border=”yes” style=”default” excerpt_length=”0″ read_more_text=”Read More” read_less_text=”Read Less” [...]
The upcoming 710 Series, codename Lyndonville, and the 720 Series, codename Ramsdale, SSDs from Intel have had their specs leaked via a German Website. Both series are due for release in the next few months and set as replacements for the X-25E series of SSDs.
The 710 series will be available in 100, 200 and 300 GB capacities and will use MLC NAND storage. They will have a read speed of 270 mbps and write speeds of 210 Mbps. While these speeds are not exceptional, these drives are geared towards the enterprise. They come with AES-128 encryption and a mean time between failure of 2 million hours. The 710 series is [...]
Bento is quite an exceptional and forward thinking concept by René Woo-Ram Lee. It’s quite a plausible scenario that most of us use/own a tablet, a PC, external hard drives and a smartphone. Now combine the power of these to have fully customizable Bento Laptop! The Box accommodates all the gear to work as one whole unit or individually; as you see fit.
FeaturesLaptop with 15″ OLED screen 11″ tablet and 4″ phone sit in shallow depressions Solar powered lithium-ion battery 1TB SSD drive #gallery-1 [...]
Lenovo has just announced its new all-in-on, ThinkCentre Edge 91z, calling it the thinnest AIO, at 2.5 inches.
SPECSGlossy 21.5-inch widescreen HD Infinity LED display (1920 x 1200) Optional spill-proof wireless keyboard Edge wireless mouse Built-in speakers 2MP webcam six USB ports Windows 7 6-in-1 card reader Intel Core i7 quad-core processor AMD Radeon HD6650A 1GB graphics 8GB of DDR3 memory 1TB 7,200 RPM SATA HDD / 80GB mSATA SSD Shipping in June, $699 Or INR 34000/- approx.
Lenovo Introduces Slimmest, Most Powerful All-In-One Desktop for Business Pros Unveils ThinkCentre Edge 91z, First of New [...]