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Super Talent Announces TeraNova SATA 3 SSD as Fastest Release To Date

Super Talent has just announced their new TeraNova SSD which they claim as their fastest SATA 3 SSD to date. The TeraNova contains the SandForce SF-2281 processor and also highlights ‘optimized’ SandForce firmware. Available in capacities of 64, 120, 240 and 480GB, the TeraNova will have a two year warranty and the data sheet shows speeds of 540MB/s read and …

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Patriot Mac Series XT SATA 3 SSD Released

Patriot Memory today announced release of their new Mac Series XT SSD optimized specifically for Mac users. The Mac XT will be available in capacities of 60, 120 and 240GB and carries a Patriot 3 year warranty.  It is a SATA 3 SSD that contains the SF-2281 processor which has recently been updated with new SF firmware much to the …

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LSI Purchase of SandForce – Our Discussion With VP Gary Smerdon

LSI has announced their purchase of SandForce Technology for approximately $400 million, a number which is oddly close to their sale of their Engenio Storage Business Unit. After removing itself from the external storage systems business which was primarily based on hard drives earlier this year, LSI has just put in place what they believe to be the main component …

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LSI Acquires SandForce For $322 Million

Just when everyone is expecting Intel to make this exact announcement, LSI Corporation announces acquisition of SandForce for 322 million dollars US which opens up an entirely new market space for LSI, a company that has excelled purely through enterprise interest for some time now. Official release news can be found here  and we hope to bring word from both …

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OCZ Releases SSD Firmware To Fix SandForce SF-2281 Blue Screen Of Death

OCZ has just released f/w 2.15 for all SF-2281 processors which will fix an issue that has become popularly known as the “SandForce Bug”. This release not only identifies and prevents BSOD issues caused by two specific conditions, but also, tackles stuttering issues observed by some as well as significantly improving TRIM and Secure Erase operations to prevent low level …

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SandForce Driven Intel SSD Gets Closer To Reality

As much as we had the first scoop (albeit an educated guess) on this story months back, we have to give complete credit to VR-Zone for having the true inside track on all Intel news as they have shown themselves to be the leader in Intel document leaks! VR-Zone has recently learned that the date for the new Intel Series …

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