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Seagate releases fixed firmware fix for Barracuda 7200.11s
— 1:41 PM on January 22, 2009

Good news! Barracuda 7200.11 owners can now download a new firmware fix that (hopefully) won't brick their drives. Seagate has put out yet another statement...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Corsair prepares to hop on the SSD bandwagon
— 6:00 AM on January 22, 2009

The solid-state drive market has gotten just a little bigger. According to a listing on a British online retailer, Corsair has introduced its own...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

ACard's ANS-9010 Serial ATA RAM disk
— 11:08 PM on January 20, 2009

We haven't heard much about RAM disks since Gigabyte's i-RAM, but now ACard has one that supports up to 64GB of DDR2 memory, has dual...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

Firmware fix breaks drives, Seagate users claim
— 12:41 PM on January 20, 2009

Barracuda 7200.11 hard drive owners just can't seem to catch a break. Last week, Seagate revealed that a number of the drives (along with...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Seagate offers fix, free data recovery for bricked Barracudas
— 3:54 PM on January 16, 2009

Well, how about that. Seagate has acknowledged the bricking issue surrounding Barracuda 7200.11 hard drives, and it's trying to make things right by offering...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

A quick look at Seagate's 1.5TB Barracuda firmware update
— 12:04 PM on January 15, 2009

Seagate broke the terabyte barrier with a 1.5TB version of its Barracuda 7200.11, but soon after its release, users of the drive started experiencing random...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Toshiba, Fujitsu storage deal could go through soon
— 6:00 AM on January 15, 2009

Tough economic times or not, Toshiba and Fujitsu are working on a deal to merge their mechanical storage businesses—and they may be getting close...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

1TB Barracudas failing in droves, users claim
— 5:07 PM on January 14, 2009

In the wake of the 1.5TB Barracuda 7200.11 freezing issues, swarms of users have started reporting another problem with a different 7200.11 model. According...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

OCZ intros new mid-range SSDs
— 6:00 AM on January 14, 2009

If there's one thing OCZ doesn't skimp on, it's product diversity. The company has added yet another item to its growing line of solid-state...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

2TB Western Digital hard drive may arrive this week
— 1:08 PM on January 13, 2009

Seagate might not remain the only company with a shipping 500GB-per-platter hard drive for very long. According to reports from both Fudzilla and Expreview,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Seagate's board votes in a new CEO
— 6:00 AM on January 13, 2009

Bill Watkins is stepping down as Seagate's CEO and might leave the company altogether, Seagate has announced. The hard drive maker's board has appointed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

OCZ cooks up new SSDs and a beefier Silencer
— 12:00 AM on January 12, 2009

CES — OCZ will be expanding its SSD lineup in 2009 with a focus on multi-level cell flash. Rather than rebranding units from other...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory

New SanDisk G3 SSDs are fast, affordable
— 11:30 AM on January 9, 2009

SanDisk has announced a new batch of solid-state drives that couples low prices...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Samsung launches 100GB enterprise SSD
— 9:52 AM on January 7, 2009

After starting production of 25GB and 50GB solid-state drives for the enterprise last year, Samsung is back, this time with a higher-capacity 100GB model....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Seagate ships two-platter 1TB Barracuda 7200.12
— 12:23 PM on January 5, 2009

Now that Hitachi, Samsung, and Western Digital all have three-platter 1TB hard drives out the door, Seagate has decided to take things...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Hitachi's Deskstar E7K1000 hard drive
— 2:13 PM on January 2, 2009

Hitachi has updated its terabyte Deskstar with a new model that packs 334GB per platter. The E7K1000 is optimized for enterprise, promising solid performance with...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

Deal of the week: 1TB hard drives galore, plus cheap RAM
— 1:45 PM on January 2, 2009

Now may be a good time for a storage upgrade. Western Digital's new 1TB Caviar Green hard drive has finally popped up on Newegg, and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Intel starts shipping 160GB X25-M SSD
— 6:00 AM on December 23, 2008

When we reviewed Intel's 80GB X25-M solid-state drive in September, we noted that the company was readying a 160GB derivative for early 2009. Well, the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage