Las Vegas (NV) – Sun is rolling out the first three servers based on its 64-thread UltraSparc T2 processor, previously code-named Niagara 2.
Seagate today said that it has begun shipping its first hybrid hard drive, a device that combines standard hard drive storage technologies with NAND flash, in volume. There is still a premium to pay for these drives, but Seagate undercuts the price of its competition and expects the new model to hit the notebook mainstream soon.
Highpoint announced what the firm claims to be the fastest SATA RAID controller: The Rocket RAID 2522 can deliver a sustained data transfer rate of 1.2 GB/s, according to the manufacturer.
Irvine (CA) – Gateway today joined the high-end desktop LCD party with a 30” display that allows users to connect up to six video sources at the same time.
Kingston has increased the speed of its enthusiast DDR3 memory modules.
Santa Clara (CA) - Sun Microsystems has been issued a patent for a heatsink design using magneto-hydrodynamic technology in a closed fluid system. Such a system migrates heat around via the internal liquid, but without mechanical pumping action. This makes it very quiet and potentially very power and thermally efficient.
Chicago (IL) – Clock speeds of Intel's processor for Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and Ultra Mobile PCs have surfaced.