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Silicon Power Velox V70 240GB SSD Review

On our table today we have the Silicon Power Velox V70 SATA 3 SSD where SP is another to combine the power of the LSI SandForce SF-2281 Flash Storage Processor (FSP) with Intel synchronous MLC memory. If NAND alone makes great partners, the V70 is in good hands as we have seen the same type and capacity in the OCZ …

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Intel To Develop Ultrabook SSD Specs As Naysayers Are Put On Notice

Intel, well known for, um, just about everything, has announced their intention to release a unified set of Ultrabook SSD specifications. This comes in the wake of Ultrabook manufacturers releasing their products with SSDs of all shapes and sizes, which has had the side effect of making it difficult for consumers to increase their storage capacity without breaking the bank, if it’s …

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Transcend Announces SSD320 As Max IOPs Becomes Irrelevant

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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Intel Adds Capacity and Lowers Prices on Entire Retail SSD Family

Intel announced today that it will be adding a capacity to it’s 330 Series of ‘LSI SandForce Driven’ SSDs, as well as significantly lowering prices and their entire SSD line. With respect to the Intel 330 SSD family, popularity of this family has been such that they felt adding a new 240GB capacity SSD would make a good fit for …

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Hynix Acquires Link_A_Media Devices

Korean semiconductor fabricator SK Hynix has announced a deal to acquire California’s Link_A_Media Devices. Hynix manufactures NAND flash memory for SSDs and mobile applications in addition to other memory and semiconductor products. Hynix is the second largest memory products manufacturer by revenue behind fellow Korean firm Samsung. Back at Computex, Corsair announced announced a new line of high performance SATA III …

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