Addonics has announced its CF/CFast DigiDrive, which fits into a standard 5.25″ bay and can accommodate up to six CompactFlash or CFast cards.  The six card slots can be configured to operate independently, such that each slot connects by its own SATA data cable or with a Hardware Port Multiplier, where 5 slots can form a RAID array with a single SATA cable and the remaining slot has its own independent SATA connection. Continue reading »

 

According to research carried out by the Non-Volatile Systems Laboratory at the University of California San Diego’s (UCSD), techniques designed for sanitising hard drives are unreliable at erasing SSDs, especially single files and the same goes with the built-in secure erase commands of some SSDs. Continue reading »

 

This week has been a relatively quiet week for SSD reviews with just five that we came across since last Friday.  Four of the drives reviewed use the SandForce SF-1200 series controller, showing just how much of an interest there is in SSDs powered by this controller. Continue reading »

 

OCZ Technology has launched its Colossus LT series of 3.5″ Solid State Drives, which feature 260MB/s read, 220MB/s sustained write, up to 15,000 4k random IOPS, 128MB of cache and a 3.5″ form factor to fit a standard 3.5″ PC bay. Continue reading »

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