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OWC Announces Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G 480GB – Smallest & Most Powerful SSD Available

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Only 13 days remain until the anticipated shipment date 0f 1/21/2012 for OWC’s new 480GB Mercury Aura Pro Express 6G for MacBook Air 2011 editions. This portable form factor SSD that is capable of up to 511 MB/s sustained reads, and up to 448 MB/s sustained writes leaps to the top of the current marketplace as the smallest and most powerful SSD available! …

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OCZ and Marvell to Debut Next GenPCI Express Z-Drive R5 PCIe SSD at CES & Storage Visions 2012

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OCZ Technology Group and Marvell have teamed up to unveil the industry’s fastest and most versatile PCI-express (PCIe) storage system — the Z-Drive R5.  With increased performance, reliability, and endurance the Z-Drive R5 is designed to take PCIe-based solid state storage to the next level for server and enterprise environments. The Z-Drive R5 series will debut at CES 2012 at the …

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Newer Technology Guardian MAXimus Mini Portable RAID Review

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In today’s mobile environment, everything that users can do to move data easily and effectively is a welcome tool. Newer Technology has come up with a novel solution for users looking for large capacity data on-the-go with the Guardian MAXimus Mini. The intent of the MAXimus Mini is to provide the best of both worlds, large capacity and ‘on the …

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Samsung 470 Series SSD Awarded NIST Security Certification – Possibly A Consumer SSD First!

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Samsung’s PM810 SSDs, better known to most people as the 470 series, have received a prominent security certification: The National Institute of Standards and Technologies’ FIPS 140-2. This certification is important for military, government and certain business applications that require heightened security. One of the main features that the certification covers is the drives’ built in 256 bit AES encryption engine, which provides …

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Crucial Adrenaline 50GB Caching SSD Announced

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Combining the attributes of spacious, low-cost mechanical storage with the raw speed of SSDs is becoming a popular pastime for the purveyors of solid state storage. Intel’s Z68 HDD + SSD caching was followed by OCZ’s RevoDrive Hybrid and Synapse solutions. Now it looks as though Crucial is making ready it’s own caching product in a new press release. Dubbed “Adrenaline”, …

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Kupa Tablet To Offer 128GB SSD and Windows 7 GUI

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So I am getting ready to head off to CES and guess what comes across my e-mail?  The Kupa X11 tablet? Kupa, a company I had never heard of as I am sure most others haven’t, is going to highlight their new tablet this year at CES and I dare say that even the biggest tablet manufacturer will be taking …

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SandForce Integration Into LSI Complete

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A quick note sent to me first thing this morning confirmed that the LSI integration of SandForce is underway and it is a done deal. If you have any former SandForce contacts, simply change the ‘@SandForce.com’ to @lsi.com’ and thats that. Trust me when I say that this is going to mean BIG things in the PCI Express market but …

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