Tag Archives: Ultrabook

Samsung Begins Full Production Of Industry-First Ultra-slim Notebook PCIe SSD — Sequential Reads Of 1400 MB/s!

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world-leading memory technology provider, is announcing mass production of its XP941 PCI-Express (PCIe) solid state drive (SSD) to be utilized in modern ultra-thin notebooks / laptops.  Earlier this quarter, Samsung began supplying the new XP941 SSD to OEM notebook PC producers. With mass production of the XP941, Samsung is establishing a basis for a significant …

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Seagate To End Production Of 7200rpm Laptop HDDs Later This Year

As further proof that solid state drives (SSDs) have become the storage drive of choice for ultrabooks and upper-tier laptops, Seagate Technology has revealed that 2013 will be the last year of production for its 7200 rpm notebook hard disk drives (HDDs). Seagate is presently one of the world’s biggest manufacturers and suppliers of hard disk drives. During a conversation …

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Silicon Power Launches The Ultrabook Friendly Slim S50 SSD Series

SP (Silicon Power) has launched the 7mm thick Slim S50 SSD series in capacities from 32GB to 256GB with maximum sequential read/write speeds up to 530MB/s and 200MB/s respectively. The slim height is important as it opens up the range of devices it may be installed into from ultrabooks to desktops. The Slim S50 SSD features a SATA III 6Gbp/s with NAND flash. SP is …

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