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ONFI 3.0 flash spec boasts 400MB/s NAND interface
— 2:03 PM on March 16, 2011

Yesterday, the Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group (wow, that's a mouthful) released a new 3.0 standard for its NAND interface. The updated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Japan disaster could cause price hikes this coming quarter
— 5:28 PM on March 15, 2011

The magnitude-9.0 earthquake and ensuing tsunami that hit the Japanese archipelago last Friday caused incalculable devastation, with which the Japanese government is still grappling—thousands dead,...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Memory

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Release roundup: SSDs, memory, and Sandy Bridge boards
— 5:05 PM on March 10, 2011

This week's release roundup isn't as intense as the last one, but our inbox has still accumulated a few announcements. Let's kick things off with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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SandForce intros next-gen SF-2000 series SSD controllers
— 8:30 AM on February 24, 2011

SandForce has quickly become one of the premiere controller providers in the solid-state storage market. Today, the company takes the wraps off of its...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Exploring the impact of memory speed on Sandy Bridge performance
— 10:09 AM on February 9, 2011

K-Series Sandy Bridge CPUs have unlocked memory multipliers that make it easy to take advantage of faster memory modules. We explore performance with...

Type: Feature article Tags: CPUs Memory

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Deal of the week: Graphics, memory, and much more
— 5:07 PM on February 4, 2011

We've got a nice collection of deals for you folks this week. Hot graphics cards with tantalizing rebates and DDR3 memory with bargain-basement price tags...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory

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Next-gen OCZ PCIe SSD offers new twist on RAID
— 2:22 PM on January 31, 2011

At the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month, we caught our first glimpse of OCZ's third-generation Z-Drive PCIe SSD. The card has a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Ultrastar 7K3000 hard drive offers three terabytes to enterprise
— 11:01 PM on January 24, 2011

The Deskstar 7K3000 is the only three-terabyte, 7,200-RPM hard drive currently available on the market. Today, Hitach is announcing an enterprise-oriented version dubbed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Deal of the week: Sandy Bridge edition
— 10:33 AM on January 21, 2011

If you've read our review of Intel's new Sandy Bridge CPUs, you'll know they're the hottest ticket in town. They're also a little...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory

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Release roundup: Cases and workstation laptops
— 4:33 PM on January 20, 2011

Now that the swirl of CES craziness has died down, we're going back to our regularly scheduled release roundups. Our inbox has collected announcements from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Mobile computing Workstations

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New SAS models added to WD's enterprise lineup
— 11:23 AM on January 18, 2011

Western Digital has expanded its line of enterprise-class Serial Attached SCSI hard drives. The 2.5" S25, better known to enthusiasts as a sled-less...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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OCZ drops out of memory business to focus on SSDs
— 12:00 PM on January 12, 2011

So, that's why OCZ didn't have much in the way of new memory modules on display at CES this year. According to PC Perspective,...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Memory Servers Workstations

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Seagate brings terabyte capacity to 2.5'' enterprise storage
— 7:00 AM on December 13, 2010

2.5" hard drives are most commonly associated with notebooks. However, they've also become a staple of server installations looking to cram as much storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Micron integrates ECC controller into next-gen flash memory
— 6:00 AM on December 3, 2010

Moving the production of NAND flash memory to finer fabrication processes is sure to drive down the price of SSDs. The more memory chips...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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NVS 300 offers multi-display workstation goodness for $149
— 3:27 PM on December 1, 2010

And now, some news from the highly exciting world of professional graphics cards. Nvidia says its new NVS 300 GPU should now be available...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Workstations

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Opterons fading out of the workstation market
— 11:07 AM on November 29, 2010

The folks at Jon Peddie Research have published an interesting blog post that explores the disappearance of AMD CPUs from the workstation market. ...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Workstations

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Deal of the week: Canadian edition
— 9:12 PM on November 25, 2010

Just because folks up here celebrate Thanksgiving a few weeks early doesn't mean they can't reap the spoils of Black Friday like their American friends....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage Memory Input devices

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