Tag Archives: Ultrabook

Mushkin Beefs Up SSD Portfolio With Performance, Size and Form Factor Selection – CES 2012 Update

Mushkin, well known for their high performance memory products, has announced the existence of their very first PCIe SSD. Dubbed the “Mushkin Scorpion”, the new product will be offered in capacities of 240, 480 and 960 GB. The drive will provide sequential read/write rates of up to 1275MB/s and 1500MB/s respectively, and will also deliver 120,000 4K random write IOPS. …

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Plextor Announces M3 Pro Series SSD – CES 2012 Update

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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OCZ Everest Finds Its Way Into Ultrabooks – CES 2012 Update

OCZ has announced that Everest based SSDs will find their way into LG’s new Z330 Ultrabook. To refesh your memory, OCZ’s Everest controller, which is utilized in their Octane SSD, has read/write speeds of 535/270MB/s respectively for the 256GB variant, which is the same capacity being used in LG’s products. The Everest controller has been shown to hold it’s own …

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Toshiba Z835 UltraBook $699 at Best Buy Sunday!!!

I just found this on Laptop Reviews and couldn’t resist doing up a quick release because it is simply too good to be true! Tomorrow, the Toshiba Z835 Ultrabook, with a 128GB SSD, will be $200 off at Best Buy and available for only $699.  That is amazing! The Z835 that they are advertising is a 13.3″ model with an …

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