solid state drives

  • OCZ putting Samsung 64GB SSDs on retail shelves

    OCZ putting Samsung 64GB SSDs on retail shelves


    Keep it on the down low, but it looks like OCZ has is using Samsung as a source for its 32GB and 64GB SATA II drives. I guess that’s not really that much of a shock. But it’s good news, because OCZ will actually be making these things available naked to consumers, as opposed to Samsung, which has most of its drives locked up in notebooks and such. So if you’re an early… Read More

  • Fast 128GB solid state drives coming in April

    Fast 128GB solid state drives coming in April

    Solid state drive capacity and availability continues to grow with the announcement of Mtron’s 128GB 1.8-inch SSD. It’ll have maximum read/write speeds of 120MBps and 100MBps, respectively, and will be targeted at UMPC devices. It’s got a PATA interface, so it can replace most existing notebook hard drives pretty easily. And with the 6X speed bump and half the power… Read More

  • Intel to embed solid-state drives on UMPC boards

    Intel to embed solid-state drives on UMPC boards

    In a move that makes sense, perfect or otherwise, Intel has announced that it’ll soon be manufacturing UMPC-specific boards with embedded Z-P140 PATA solid-state drives. The drives will apparently be available in 2- and 4-gigabytes and up to four drives can be embedded on a board, giving you up to 16-gigabytes to work with. Look for the first wave of these devices in the first half of… Read More