Seagate Won't Do Flash SSDs, Waiting For Next-Gen Tech

Just last month we were reporting " Seagate to begin to switch to SSD » 11/06/08 5:03am 11/06/08 5:03am" and now company CEO Bill Watkins has said that that's not quite the truth. Seagate will indeed be launching an enterprise-level SSD in 2009, but will not enter the "mobile SSD" market. Whyever not? Because there's no money to be made there: "Right…

Hitachi Drops Acid, Explains Terabyte Hard Drives In Crazy Cartoon

It's always great when companies break out of their stodgy PR molds and just go for it—remember those fantastic tokusatsu Norton Fighter ads? Here we have Hitachi, no strangers to the out-of-the-box viral video, ushering us all into the "Tera Era," a magical wonderland of smiling flowers, talking bytes, hard disk… » 7/22/08 11:20am 7/22/08 11:20am

Micron's Future Concept of SSD is RAM-Module Like

In addition to Micron's traditional solid state drives announced today, they also showed off a concept for a SSD module that resembles RAM in physical design and would fit into a similarly designed port. It's obvious but genius: while the SSD drives with SATA interfaces are terrific because they can be used in… » 11/28/07 3:37pm 11/28/07 3:37pm

Micron unveils RealSSD Solid State Drives in 32GB, 64GB Flavors

Micron announced today that they will be releasing the RealSSD line of solid state drives, including a 64GB drive. While the entire line ranges from 1GB to 64GB, the 32 and 64 GB models are geared toward notebook and desktop use. The drives feature a SATA II interface and draw a mere 2 watts of power.
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