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Intel 320 Series SSDs debut: up to 600GB

Intel 320 Series SSDs debut: up to 600GB

Intel has announced its latest SSD range, the 25nm-based 320 Series, replacing the existing X25-M and slashing prices by up to $100. Available in 40-, 80-, 120-, 160, 300- and 600GB capacities, the third-gen SSDs more than double sequential write speeds as well, up to 220 MB/s sequential writes, together with up to 270 MB/s sequential reads.

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Sony VAIO Hybrid with GPU dock and Chrome OS Tegra 2 ultraportable tipped

Sony VAIO Hybrid with GPU dock and Chrome OS Tegra 2 ultraportable tipped

Sony is believed to be readying two new notebooks, including a VAIO Hybrid PC with an intelligent docking station, and a Chrome OS VAIO based on NVIDIA's Tegra 2. According to Sony Insider's sources, the VAIO Hybrid PC will, on its own, be a relatively thin Core i7 machine complete with Intel WiDi, SSD storage, HDMI and a 1.13kg weight, along with Intel Thunderbolt just like Apple's new MacBook Pro.

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Seagate Unveils Pulsar Line of Enterprise-Grade SSDs

Seagate Unveils Pulsar Line of Enterprise-Grade SSDs

Seagate Technology has just revealed a new lineup of performance-optimized solid-state drives (SSDs) for enterprise customers. The Pulsar.2 and the Pulsar XT.2 drives will use Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6Gb/s interface. According to Seagate, the Pulsar.2 can
"automatically detect and correct a multitude of data errors than can occur during normal drive operations to deliver the highest levels of enterprise-class data integrity and endurance."

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OCZ snaps up SSD controller specialist Indilinx

OCZ snaps up SSD controller specialist Indilinx

SSD manufacturer OCZ has announced it is acquiring Indilinx, a solid-state drive controller and software specialist. The roughly $32m deal - paid in common stock - will see OCZ acquire various patents around SSD technologies, including a high-performance smartphone/tablet solid state memory alternative called Tinkerbell.

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OCZ Launches Vertex 3 and Vertex 3 Pro SATA SSDs

OCZ Launches Vertex 3 and Vertex 3 Pro SATA SSDs

OCZ Technology Group announced today its next generation Vertex 3 SATA III SSD lineup. These will be for both client and enterprise applications. According to OCZ, the new series will deliver "double the performance of the previous generation." The release includes the Vertex 3 and the enterprise-class Vertex 3 Pro. See all the specs after the break.

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New MacBook Pro specs leak, plus Apple Thunderbolt Light Peak branding

New MacBook Pro specs leak, plus Apple Thunderbolt Light Peak branding

New rumored specifications for the imminent MacBook Pro refresh have emerged, building on earlier leaks tipping 16GB mSATA boot SSDs across the range. According to French site MacGeneration, the 13-, 15- and 17-inch models will all be updated, complete with a Core i3 switch in the 13-incher, and the option to replace the SuperDrive DVD burner on the two larger versions with an SSD. Meanwhile, fscklog has acquired what's said to be a Apple's logo and branding for Thunderbolt, the company's name for Light Peak.

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