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SuperTalent Supernova SSDs: so advanced there’s no info about them

SuperTalent Supernova SSDs: so advanced there’s no info about them

SSD prices continue to fall, and while large capacity drives are still out of reach, more modest offerings have reached the point of being suitable for small servers. SuperTalent is hoping administrators will look towards its wares, announcing the new SATA3 SuperNova SSD series. SuperTalent is pitching the SSDs as being super reliable while featuring a silicone padding that makes the drives run cooler than other solutions.

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ADATA XPG SX910 SSDs feel the need for speed

ADATA XPG SX910 SSDs feel the need for speed

We’ve seen SSD prices tumble down over the past year, but if you want the best performance possible you’ll still have to cough up a significant amount of cash. ADATA has a high-speed SSD that might take your fancy, the XPG SX910. The company says the SSD is 7% larger than drives that use a SandForce controller, and thanks to optimized firmware can hit 4k random read/write speeds of 50,000 and 85,000 IOPS.

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Seagate and DensBits announce development partnership for SSDs

Seagate and DensBits announce development partnership for SSDs

Seagate has announced that it has partnered with DensBits for the development of SSDs for consumer and enterprise markets. The goal of the two companies is to develop low-cost and high-performance solid-state drives for consumer and enterprise markets and Seagate has made an equity investment in DensBits. Exactly, how much Seagate invested in DensBits is unknown.

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“Next-gen” Drobo fast incoming says CEO

“Next-gen” Drobo fast incoming says CEO

Drobo's next-generation storage arrays are "soon-to-be-announced" according to the company's CEO, with possibility of longer standard warranties among hardware and software improvements. Chief exec Tom Buiocchi revealed the fast-nearing refresh in responding to complaints about the existing Drobo, though did not confirm any specific technical information. However, Thunderbolt connectivity is almost certain to be included.

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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier now comes inside Samsung’s 830 SSD

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier now comes inside Samsung’s 830 SSD

Samsung is announcing today that for a limited time only when you purchase one of their 830 Series Solid State Drives, right out of the box you'll get access to one of the most epic shooter games in the history of gaming. This offer is only good with 128 GB or higher size capacities on Series 830, and your purchase will include a code inside your box that will allow you to download the full PC version of the brand new game from Ubisoft. This game goes by the name of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

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Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x get 2012 refresh

Alienware M14x, M17x and M18x get 2012 refresh

Alienware has revealed the first stage of its 2012 refresh, updating the M14x, M17x and M18x gaming notebooks with new NVIDIA and AMD graphics, mSATA SSDs and caching for boosted performance, and bumping the default memory. The three notebook models keep the external aesthetic of their predecessors - think Stealth Bomber style angles and thousands upon thousands of user-selectable colored LED lighting - but inside there are big changes afoot. Read on for full details.

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Intel SSD 330 announced for the budget enthusiast

Intel SSD 330 announced for the budget enthusiast

Today Intel has officially announced their SSD 330 series, their new line of SSD (solid state drives) aimed for the budget crowd while still offering excellent performance. These new drives are for those looking for a good price/performance ratio while not attacking the wallet. Below are more details on performance as well as pricing information.

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Fusion-io releases ioFX SSD card: 420GB for $2,495 [UPDATED]

Fusion-io releases ioFX SSD card: 420GB for $2,495 [UPDATED]

Typically if you want a high performance PCIe SSD based solution, you’re going to be paying ridiculous amounts of money. While Fusion-io’s new solution, the ioFX, is still expensive in the grand scheme of things, you’ll only need to sacrifice one body part instead of several. Fusion-io has driven the price down on this SSD flash card without sacrificing much in the way of performance.

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