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Transcend Announces SSD320 As Max IOPs Becomes Irrelevant

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Transcend, well known for their myriad storage and memory solutions, has announced the release of its new SSD320 6Gb/s SSD. The LSI Sandforce based drive will deliver read and write speeds of up to 560MB/s and 530MB/s respectively. Also offered is random 4k performance of up to 87,000 IOPS, up from from the 60,000 IOPS seen on most garden variety SF-2281 based …

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Runcore Showcases Products At Satellite 2012 As Space Beckons For SSDs

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Runcore, well known for their SSDs and storage solutions, has announced that they will be showcasing a myriad of products at Satellite 2012. For those who don’t know, Satellite focuses on (try to act surprised) the satellite industry, attracting numerous interested parties (military, broadcast, enterprise, mobile, telcos). The show also highlights products of immediate relevance to the industry. This naturally includes …

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Kingmax Announces New Line Of SF-2200 Based SSDs As Sandforce Drive Market Approaches Max Q

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Kingmax, well known for their high performance memory and storage products, has announced the release of their SMP32 Client and SMU32 Client Pro SSDs. Based on the SF-2281, both the regular and Pro versions will feature read/write speeds of 550MB/s and 520MB/s respectively. The Vanilla Client drive will offer up to 60K read and 35K write IOPS, while the Client …

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Plextor Announces M3 Pro Series SSD – CES 2012 Update

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Plextor is today releasing their M3 Pro Series SSD. Compared to their current M3S series, the Pro will feature 24nm Toggle NAND, updated firmware and improved sequential read/write speeds, boosting respective performance from 525MBs/445MBs to 540MBs/450MBs. Random read/write performance has also improved, with the drive increasing bandwidth from 70,000/65,000 IOPS to 75,000/69,000 IOPS at 4k file size. The new drive will be …

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SSD Types and Form Factors – An SSD Primer

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Our SSD close up today is going to examine the different SSD types and form factors common to the consumer. This is the third paper in a series of recent articles that explained the benefits and components of a solid state drive and will go so far as to make up our SSD Beginners Guide.  Each article is designed to …

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