Intel: Make Way for Solid-State Drives
- First Tests: Fast 32GB Flash Hard Drive. Jacobi, Jon L.; Albro, Edward N. // PCWorld;Oct2006, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p22
This article compares the new 32-Gigabyte Solid State Drivers (SSD) from Samsung with 5400-revolutions per minute Seagate drives using the latest perpendicular recording technology or traditional longitudinal recording. The SSD found files more than twice as fast, and accelerated boot-up. Its...
- Solid-State Storage Goes Mainstream. Perenson, Melissa J. // PC World;Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p52
The article evaluates several solid-state drives, including Intel X25-M Solid State Drive 160GB, Samsung MLC SSD 256GB, and Corsair P256.
- Dell offers solid-state-drive options. Ferguson, Scott // eWeek;4/30/2007, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p12
The article reports on the solid-state-drive (SSD) option offered by Dell Computer Corp. in the U.S. for its ultraportable Latitude D420 and D620 ATG notebook computers. It has been noted that the SSDs are built by SanDisk Corp., which made an announcement on January 4, 2007, concerning its plan...
- Hybrid hard drive boosts notebook PC performance. Mohamed, Arif // Computer Weekly;6/6/2006, p36
The article reports that a hybrid hard drive demonstrated by Samsung Co. Ltd. at Microsoft Corp.'s WinHec hardware developers conference last week could herald more efficient notebook computers. Samsung's drive aims to significantly reduce the boot time of a PC, as well as improve performance....
- SEAGATE UNVEILS 6GB 1-INCH HARD DRIVE. // PC Business Products;Apr2005, pN.PAG
This article presents information on the hard drive released by Seagate in the U.S. market as of April 2005. Seagate has unveiled a high capacity 1-inch hard drive, a new 6GB model of its popular 1-inch ST1 Series hard drive for handheld applications. The 6 gigabyte (GB) Seagate ST1 Series can...
- CHINESE MANUFACTURER BUNDLES MAXTOR DISC DRIVES WITH PASSWORD-STEALING VIRUS. // American Machinist;Dec2007, Vol. 151 Issue 12, p34
The article reports on the warning issued by Maxtor hard disk drive manufacturer Seagate that those who have purchased a Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 product since August 2007 might have acquired a virus embedded in the device. The issue affects a small number of units produced by a...
- FEATURE: INTERNAL HARD DRIVES. // Australian PC User;May2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p36
This article evaluates the Barracuda 7200.9 500GB hard drive from Seagate and offers information on its features, advantages, disadvantages and cost.
- FEATURE: PORTABLE DRIVES. // Australian PC User;May2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p42
This article evaluates a portable hard drive 40GB from Seagate and offers information on its features, advantages, disadvantages and cost.
- Hard drive hacking. Warne, Dan // Australian Personal Computer;Nov2004, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p16
The article focuses on Seagate Inc., the latest manufacturer to join the ranks of those offering upgrade models identical to their predecessors, with different firmware. Native Command Queuing (NCQ) technology allows a 7,200rpm drive to operate as fast as a 10,000rpm drive under some...