solid state disks

  • SSD I/O speeds: they're bigger in Texas

    SSD I/O speeds: they're bigger in Texas


    It’s that time again. Time to break records in rapid succession! The plainly named Texas Memory has created a monster of epic performance. The RamSan-440 uses DDR RAM in RAID configuration to reach speeds completely unheard of — even in semi-enterprise solutions like the Memoright MR25. With the capability to sustain 600,000 inputs/outputs per second, a max datarate of 4500MB/s, and… Read More

  • Intel thinks it's time to take SSD mainstream, bundles it with Centrinos

    Intel thinks it's time to take SSD mainstream, bundles it with Centrinos


    SSDs are starting to make their big debut, and I for one welcome our new solid-state overlords. We’ve already seen these in a few high-end laptops and of course all those subnotebooks, but for the most part, mainstream laptops still rely on HDDs. It seems Intel is making a push this year to include SSDs in Centrino-based laptops, and although capacity and performance are becoming less of… Read More