Monthly Archive: February 2010

Feb 23 2010

Intel Reveals Strategy to Lead SSD Market

Intel aims to be the worldwide leader in the solid state drive (SSD) market. The company plans to unseat Samsung as the top market player while bringing SSDs to the forefront. In the SSD retail market, Intel currently claims the lead in the U.S. and sits second worldwide. Intel’s joint venture with Micron Technologies Inc. …

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Feb 16 2010

Crucial RealSSD C300: It’s Fast

After months of screen shots, pre-release videos and an appearance at CES, the Crucial RealSSD C300, announced in December, is nearing its public debut. Sold and distributed by Micron’s retail branch, Crucial, the C300 uses Micron’s firmware and Marvell’s new SATA6Gb/s solid-state drive (SSD) controller to reach new levels of speed and performance.  It is …

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Feb 08 2010

DisplayPort 1.2 Opens New Data Opportunities

As we recently highlighted, Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) formally unveiled the eagerly awaited DisplayPort v1.2 specification. This new extension offers a number of new features: in addition to doubling the data rate and providing multi-streaming capabilities, DisplayPort v1.2 has the ability to transfer audio, video, USB, Ethernet, power, and data from multi-touch panels, cameras, …

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Feb 02 2010

SSD Poised to Become Drive of Choice in 2010

LSI Corp. and Seagate Technology Inc. recently announced their collaboration to create a PCI-based Solid State Drive (SSD). The companies are combining LSI’s board-level product integrating SAS and PCIe technology with Seagate’s SSD technology to address consumer demands for increased speed and power by achieving new levels of performance, reliability and ease of use. For …

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