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IHS: SSD shipments set to double in 2013
— 1:28 PM on January 23, 2013

The market for solid-state drives has grown rapidly over the past few years, and that trajectory appears set to continue. According to research firm...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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High-endurance Micron P400m SSD targets enterprise
— 11:29 AM on January 23, 2013

Micron has a new SSD for the enterprise crowd. The P400m combines familiar technologies with a few new twists to provide a high-endurance drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Deal of the week: Windows 8, displays, storage, and games
— 5:52 PM on January 18, 2013

Bad news: Microsoft has announced that its Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on February 1. From then on, prices for Windows 8 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Windows

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Release roundup: Case windows, gaming mice, and fancy mobos
— 6:00 AM on January 18, 2013

We covered a whole boatload of new hardware launches at CES last week. You'd think the flow of releases would taper off for a...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

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Adata serves mobile storage in multiple flavors
— 5:35 PM on January 11, 2013

The mobile market is growing, and so is the number of PC component makers looking to stake out new territory. Adata is dipping into...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

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Western Digital demos hybrid SSHD technology
— 12:19 PM on January 10, 2013

Although SSD prices are falling, hard drives remain cheaper by about a factor of 10. Western Digital expects that delta to persist for the foreseeable...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Micron and Crucial introduce next-gen M500 SSD
— 8:00 AM on January 10, 2013

Would you believe it's been nearly two years since we took our first look at Crucial's m4 solid-state drive? That's an eternity in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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OCZ readies PCIe Vector solid-state drive
— 6:00 AM on January 10, 2013

No question about it, OCZ's Vector solid-state drive is fast—the drive performed extremely well in our benchmarks. Now, for its next trick, OCZ is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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HGST's new 1TB mobile hard drive is slimmer, faster
— 11:54 AM on January 7, 2013

2.5-inch mobile hard drives with 1TB capacities are hardly new. Western Digital launched one way back in July 2009, and we've seen other models...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New USB 3.0 spec to hit 10 Gbps data rate
— 10:30 AM on January 7, 2013

Eat your heart out, Thunderbolt. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced a "supplement" to the USB 3.0 specification that will raise data rates...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Systems Miscellaneous

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Deal of the week: SSDs, mice, games, and more
— 5:57 PM on January 4, 2013

Post-holiday sales are still popping up around the web, and as it happens, Newegg has one running today and through the weekend. Among the...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Input devices Gaming

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SATA Express standard enters ratification phase
— 12:29 PM on January 4, 2013

We've clocked the latest 2.5" SSDs at nearly 550MB/s in sequential transfer rate tests. That speed isn't far off the peak theoretical transfer...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Leaked roadmap teases Intel 530 Series SSDs
— 11:04 AM on January 4, 2013

Intel's 335 Series is pretty sweet. The SandForce-powered solid-state drive uses the latest 20-nm NAND and is only a step behind the very...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Marvell invests in SSD maker Memoright
— 11:05 AM on January 2, 2013

Marvell is an important player in the SSD business. While its name doesn't appear on any drives, its controller technology resides inside popular SSDs...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Ultrabooks, graphics cards, games, and more
— 5:30 PM on December 28, 2012

The Christmas shopping rush is officially over, and you know what that means: clearance sales. Newegg has a big honkin' one of those running now,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Deal of the week: Games bargains and more
— 4:58 PM on December 21, 2012

It's probably already too late to shop online for physical Christmas gifts, but digital downloads are still fair game. And as it happens, Amazon has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Operating systems

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New MRAM tech promises higher densities, lower power
— 11:14 AM on December 19, 2012

Researchers at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have made a discovery that can dramatically lower the power consumption and increase the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Samsung acquires SSD caching software
— 1:42 PM on December 17, 2012

Samsung is one of a select group of SSD vendors that makes not only its own controller silicon, but also its own NAND. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software

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