WD enters hybrid hard drive market

Western Digital is entering the hybrid hard drive market in style, with an ultraslim 2.5-inch SSHD designed for Ultrabooks and other anorexic devices. 

Mushkin ships 480 GB mSATA SSD

Tiny SSD packs a huge amount of storage, but it's far from cheap.

Intel's 335 SSD hits 240GB

Intel has rolled out a new SSD targeted at entry-level buyers interested in replacing their traditional hard drives with an optimized solid state drive.

Monster Digital rolls out Daytona SSDs

Most techies automatically associate Monster Digital with high-end headphones or expensive cables for home theater and audio systems.

Marvell's ARMADA-class servers hit the SSD afterburners



Marvell and SanDisk are collaborating on a new generation of microservers for enterprise cloud storage.

Kingston fires up new HyperX 3K SSD

Kingston has rolled out a new SSD targeted at gamers and enthusiasts on a budget. The HyperX 3K - which uses MLC flash NAND - is a 2.5-inch form factor unit with a SATA 3.0 6 Gb/s interface.

Do HDDs have a place in a tablet-dominated future?

Although shipments of SSDs for notebooks will be minuscule compared to HDDs over the next few years, the flash-based components are already shaving off market share from traditional hard drives.



Report: SSDs "difficult" to securely erase

A team of researchers from the University of California at San Diego have concluded that it is difficult to "securely" erase data stored on solid state drives (SSDs). For example, ATA and SCSI command set features for securely destroying data on SSDs were available on 8 of the 12 drives tested and only successful on 4.


Toshiba touts SSD "blade" lineup

Toshiba has introduced a new lineup of "blade" SSDs targeted at various mobile devices, including tablets, laptops, mini-mobiles and netbooks.

SanDisk touts "postage stamp" SSDs

SanDisk has debuted a new category of embedded solid state drives (SSDs) that are smaller than a postage stamp.

Micron SSD launches with 6Gbps SATA interface

Micron has launched a new lineup of SSDs that offers optimized steady-state IOPS at a rate of up to 44,000 reads and 16,000 writes.

SanDisk doubles SSD capacity

SanDisk has upgraded its SSD lineup by doubling capacity and significantly boosting performance.

Hitachi-LG debuts SSD-ODD hybrid

Hitachi-LG has debuted an optical-SSD (ODD/SSD) hybrid drive at Computex 2010.

Seagate touts SSD-HDD hybrid for laptops

Seagate has debuted a 2.5-inch laptop PC hard drive that combines SSD-like performance with the capacity and price points of traditional HDDs.

Next-gen NAND boosts SSD write speeds

A team of Japanese engineers have developed a new generation of NAND flash memory whose drive voltage is as low as 1V.

OCZ touts next-gen SATA II SSDs

Wicked! OCZ has introduced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) series.

Intel introduces low-cost SSD

Intel has introduced a high-performance, solid-state drive (SSD) priced at a fairly reasonable $125.

OCZ launches "ultra-affordable" Solid State Drives

Interested in purchasing a Solid State Drive (SSD) but don't want to spend wads of cash? Well, the sub-100 dollar 32GB Onyx SATA II SSD may just be the drive for you.

Western Digital ships new line of SSDs

Western Digital has begun shipping a new line of high performance, 2.5-inch solid state drives (SSDs).