Intel Intros the SSD 510 with SATA 3.0 (500MB/s Read) in 120GB and 250GB Storage Capacities

For those still nursing the whiplash of Intel's Thunderbolt news, you'll be happy to learn that Intel has just released their speediest SSD-based SATA drive to date [press release]. Unfortunately, it's still a long ways from taking advantage of Thunderbolt's bi-directional 10Gb/s transfer rates (effective: 1.25GB/s). The SSD 510, nonetheless, boasts an impressive 500MB/s read, 315MB/s [...]

Iomega Combines USB 3.0 and SSD For a Blazing Fast External Storage Drive

Can I interest you in a external drive that's 10 times faster than a traditional USB 2.0 HDD-based alternative? I thought that might grab your attention. Iomega is introducing a new 1.8-inch external USB 3.0 SSD Flash drive that can deliver that type of performance in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage capacities. The catch: prices for [...]

Micron RealSSD C300 Solid State Drive Shows That CPU Power Isn’t Everything

All I can say is, WOW. The attached video demo of Micron's latest solid state drive, the RealSSD C300, provides a head-to-head comparison with a traditional 7,200 RPM SATA II HDD vs. Micron's cutting-edge SSD on identical PCs. According to the marketing director in the video, the C300 boots twice as fast and is about [...]