Crucial, a well-respected company for RAM memory products, has now added a 64GB SSD to its RealSSD C300 range, which feature the new SATA 6Gb/s interface and the 2.5″ form factor. Continue reading »


Mushkin Enhanced, which launched its Callisto SSD range early May has unveiled a new Callisto Deluxe series featuring an improved random 4KB write rating of at least 50,000 IOPS, which up until recently has been mainly limited to OCZ’s Vertex 2. Continue reading »


Super Talent Technology, one of the first companies to enter the SSD market, has announced its ShuttleCraft range of enterprise SSDs, which have a Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface.  The SAS interface is commonly used in business servers, including file and database servers.  Continue reading »


OCZ has unveiled two new families of 1.8″ form-factor SSDs, targetted at ultra-slim laptops and other equipment that uses the 1.8″ form-factor.  The two families include the Vertex 2 and the Onyx in a 1.8″ form-factor. Continue reading »


Samsung has unveiled a new 512GB SSD to its range that makes use of its new toggle-mode DDR NAND storage.  The use of DDR allows the bandwidth to be doubled without increasing power consumption, allowing for an improved power efficient controller that uses this DDR NAND.  Continue reading »


A new Israeli startup, Anobit, thinks it has the solution to allow MLC flash to be used in the enterprise market with its Memory Single Processing technology (MSP), claiming to extend the lifespan of MLC NAND flash to 50,000 write/erase cycles, bringing it closer to the equivalent lifespan of the much more expensive SLC NAND flash. Continue reading »


OCZ, a well-known maker of high end SSD products has unveiled its professional series of Vertex 2 drives, which include the Vertex 2 Pro and Vertex 2 EX, targeted at the enterprise market.  These feature SandForce’s enterprise controller, the SF-1500 SSD processor. Continue reading »


As with each series of SSDs OCZ launches, they publish an FAQ guide on how to benchmark the drives on their discussion forum.  So as usual with the Vertex 2, they gave information on the proper procedcures on benchmarking the Vertex 2 in this thread on their forum. Continue reading »


During the Computex event, TweakTown reviewers managed to get their hands on an A-DATA’s pre-production SSD for a few hours at their booth to carry out some of TweakTown’s standard benchmarks.  As this is an early pre-production drive, they were unable to provide detailed specifications of the drive in their preview, however, this did not stop them from being able to carry out and publish their benchmarks. Continue reading »


ADATA has unveiled a sneak preview of its latest SSD series at the Computex 2010 event at Taipei, the S501 series, which feature a Marvell controller, SATA 6Gbps interface, 128MB of cache and uses 34nm NAND, according to Hexus.  Continue reading »

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