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OCZ Onyx Value-Line SSD Released

OCZ has launched a new line of SSDs, the OCZ Onyx. The 2.5" SATA  II SSDs are designed to be affordable, while still offering a performance upgrade over traditional HDDs. The first SSD in the family is the Onyx 32GB, which has an MSRP of under $100.

Active Media Launches SaberTooth ZT 1.8" PATA ZIF SSDs

Anyone with an ultra-portable notebook, netbook or other tiny computer is largely left behind in the storage arena as not many companies make the 1.8" drives these devices take. Active Media however has an entire suite of 1.8" SSDs and has launched a new pair of 1.8" PATA ZIF SSDs. The drives comes in 32GB and 64GB capacities and feature read speeds of 100MB/s and write speeds of 85MB/s.  

QNAP Announces 4-Drive Rack-Mounted NAS Servers

QNAP has just launched their latest 1U rack-mounted NAS servers. Powered by Intel Atom D510 dual-core processors, the TS-459U-RP and -SP support up to 8TB of drive space, iSCSI, various RAID levels, and are VMware Ready Certified.

Intel Releases Atom Processor-Based Storage Platform

Intel today announced its storage-optimized Atom processor-based platform for home and small office storage markets. The platform includes the single-core Atom D410 and dual-core Atom D510 processors and Intel 82801IR I/O controller.

Corsair Launches Force Series SSDs

Corsair appears to be SSD happy of late, launching the new Force Series today, just weeks after launching the Reactor value-line and Nova mainstream-line SSDs. The new Force SSDs leverage a SandForce SF-1200 controller and feature 280MB/s read and 260MB/s write times placing these SSDs squarely in the performance category. 

LSI Announces Software Optimizers for New 6Gbps SAS Adapters

LSI has announced three new software performance enhancers for its 6Gb/s SAS/SATA MegaRAID controller cards: FastPath for SSD I/O acceleration, CacheCade to enable SSD caches, and Recovery which uses snapshots to prevent data loss.

Super Talent Intros Encrypted USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Super Talent today introduced its latest flash drive, the Encrypted USB 3.0 SuperCrypt Drive. It supports AES hardware encryption, and is available with up to 256GB of capacity.

Corsair Shows Off Voyager GTR Flash Drives

Corsair today introduced its latest flash drive, the Voyager GTR 128GB. As the name implies, speed is the goal of this drive; Corsair found the GTR to be up to six times faster than competitor's drives in file transfer tests.

Western Digital Intros Studio Line Portable Hard Drives

Western Digital today introduced its Studio line of external portable hard drives for Mac users. It has an always-on external display and supports FireWire 800. It is available now with 320-640GB of capacity.

Plextor 64GB and 128GB SSDs Now Shipping

When Plextor announced their first SSDs in late January, two things were missing, a ship data and pricing. Plextor has solved both those issues - the 64GB PX-64M1S and 128GB PX-128M1S are available now for $225 and $400 respectively. The SSDs feature Marvell controllers, SATA II interface and mainstream SSD performance levels.