solid state drives

Intel Lowers Prices And Doubles Capacity Of New SSDs

<img src="" /><a href="">SSDs</a> have been on my Amazon Wishlist for over a year n

Intel Announces New Solid-State Drives

Today, Intel announced a new line of solid-state drives: the Intel SSD 510 Series. The new drives operate over 6Gbps SATA to take advantage of Intel’s new higher speed SATA bus interface (like t

Look at that, someone (Super Talent) has finally thought to release relatively inexpensive SSDs

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SanDisk G3 solid state drive boasts speeds up to twice as fast as 7200 RPM drives

<img src="" alt="" />It’s beginning to look like Expensive Speed Day here at CrunchGear, what with the USB 3.0 products

Seagate finally shows up at the solid state drive party with an enterprise offering

<img src="">Seagate, the big huge hard drive company, has just now officially announced its first ever solid state drive. Th

Super Talent's MasterDrive SX SSDs would go great with an old MacBook Pro

<img src="" />Do you have a MacBook Pro? No, the new one with the gimped SATA transfer, but the one before it. Good, because Super T

Warning: Your SSD will slow down like a 3.5-inch floppy

<img src="">Did you know that <a HREF="">solid state drives</a> could suffer from fragmentation and s

Samsung shows off face-melting speed of SSD RAID

<img src="" />So we all know that SSD drives are fast, but how do those numbers translate into the real world? And what would happen if

Toshiba rocks world with 512GB SSD

That’s a lot of gigs! Until just now, 256GB was the upper limit on SSD capacity, and chances are it’s the size you’ll be getting in your laptops and such over the next year — t

Fusion-io's ioDrive: the fastest storage on Earth today

This incredibly fast storage solution from Fusion-io is made for servers, but could easily be repurposed for home use, if you’re interested in spending a few grand on the setup. The idea is actu

CrunchDeals: 32GB SSD for $29.99 after rebate

Hey, look at this deal! You can see what all the SSD fuss is about for just thirty bucks after a $60 mail-in rebate. Tiger Direct has the 32GB OCZ SATA II 2.5-inch solid state drive for $89.99 with a

Western Digital: "We'll do SSDs when we feel like it"

Like Seagate, Western Digital doesn’t see a market to enter in the form of SSDs right now. They’re open to it, and eventually will make their mark, but at the moment it’s not compell

Samsung joins the 256GB SSD crowd

Just a few months after letting loose their 128GB SSD, Samsung is joining Micron and Toshiba in the exclusive Quartergig Solid club in South _____shire (that’s for all the Austen fans). The new

Intel now shipping 80GB solid state drives

Intel might as well just build entire computers. Make the whole thing one big system-on-a-chip, huh? The company recently announced some solid state drives; the 1.8-inch X18-M and the 2.5-inch X25-M.

Samsung has cheapie SSDs coming your way

One of the biggest obstacles in the uptake of SSDs is the price, as I’m sure you, sir, are well aware. We keep hearing about the benefits of SSDs, but how many of us have flash-based storage out

Attack of the 50 foot Roundup of Solid-State Drives

The guys from Tom’s Hardware have a lot of time and solid-state drives on their hands. They compiled a list of 14 SSDs and compared them. In the end, they feel (just like I do), that SSD isn’t rea

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 re

Shock, horror: Apparently SSDs don't save you any power

Tom’s Hardware’s findings that SSD drives don’t actually save you any power is pretty surprising to me, especially following the experiment last week comparing an HDD Eee to a high-p

Speed Test: Solid state drives from DV Nation

I recently got the chance to test out a few solid state drives sent to me by Texas-based DV Nation. I tried a super fast MemoRight GT 32GB 2.5-inch SSD, and two 32GB Mtron SSDs, one 3.5-inch and one 2

Make your own solid-state drive from this thing and some CF cards

Cool. It’s still a little rich for my blood, but if you can figure out how to hot-swap the CF cards without losing data, this could be an awesome little gadget. It’s got a SATA interface,
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