Seagate Technology today announced its new portfolio of solid-state drives (SSDs)-including its first consumer model for laptops-and a new PCIe flash card. The new 2.5-inch drive series includes the consumer-class Seagate 600 SSD, the 600 Pro SSD, the 1200 SSD, and the new X8 Accelerator, a PCIe flash memory card from Seagate’s partnership with Virident Technology. The...
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When Apple updated the iMac and Mac mini in late 2012, it introduced a new storage option called Fusion Drive. Despite the name, it's actually two drives working in a special arrangement. It pairs 128GB of flash storage with either a 1TB or a 3TB hard drive. Apple bills it as providing the high capacity of a hard drive with the performance of flash storage, in a way that...
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Seagate Monday announced upgrades to its 2.5-in. laptop hybrid drives and released its first 3.5-in. desktop hybrid drive. Hybrid drives combine a relatively small amount of NAND flash with traditional spinning disks along with firmware that determines where data resides on the disk based on application performance requirements. Because the hybrid drives use spinning...
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The tried-and-true hard drive was invented by in 1956. While the storage capacities and relative cost of the traditional storage medium will continue to respectively increase and decrease, the Solid State drive (SSD) has emerged as a superior, speedier, but more cost-prohibitive component. Enter the Hybrid Solid State drive (SSHD).
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SanDisk has announced that its portfolio of SSDs is being expanded with three new drives, among them and most notable being the SanDisk Extreme II SSD. As with many of the other devices and hardware we’ve heard about this evening, SanDisk will be showing off the Extreme II and the other two drives, both of ...
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Filed under: Investing Seagate Delivers on Solid State Strategy: Unveils Complete SSD Product Line Company Unveils First Client SSD, Next-Generation Enterprise SSDs, and PCIe Accelerator Card CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seagate Technology plc (NAS: STX) , a worldwide leader in storage solutions, today announced its new portfolio of flash-memory solutions. The...
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Hybrid sales leaped ahead 32 percent in the first two months of this year.
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Welcome to the dawn of the SSD age. Solid-state drives now offer great performance at affordable prices, which is why more and more users are choosing them in new PCs and adding them to older ones. I'm a big fan myself, but I want to share a cautionary tale. About six months ago, an acquaintance of mine installed an SSD in his laptop. Initially, he was delighted: the drive...
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