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Intel Announces New SSD 510, Promises Speeds Above 500 MBps

When Intel first launched its line of super-fast X25-M SSDs in 2008, the chip-maker broke new ground by offering higher speeds than most of its competitors at prices which were quite reasonable for the time.

Lenovo's RapidDrive Technology Faster Than a Speeding Hard Drive, Boots in Just Over 10 Seconds

When Intel announced it was shipping its mSATA SSD 310, which is designed to provide a speedy solid state boot drive for notebooks that also have a full size hard drive, we couldn't wait to see the ne...

Micron Unveils Faster SSDs for Flash-based Notebooks

Over at Storage Visions, the other tech conference taking over Las Vegas at the moment, Micron has just revealed a new line of faster, higher-capacity solid state drives for flash-based notebooks.

Intel's New mSATA SSD 310 Will Lead to Hybrid Storage Notebooks, Thinner Chassis

If 2010 was the year of the tablet, 2011 may well be the year of the SSD. Earlier this year, Apple upped the ante by using flash memory chips instead of a traditional 2.5 or 1.8-inch drive in its new ...

Top 10 Post-Holiday Tech Gifts For Yourself

Now that you've given gifts to your friends and relatives, it's time to treat yourself. Whether you have gift certificates burning a hole in your pocket or you just didn't get what you wanted for the ...

Seagate Unveils Momentus XT Hybrid Hard Drive, Promises 40-percent Speed Boost Over 7,200 rpm Drives

Despite our best hopes, the cost of solid state drives remains prohibitively high, both for buyers of new notebooks and for upgraders. Where a 500GB hard 7,200 rpm hard drive goes for around $85, a 12...

Crucial's RealSSD C300 Hands-On: Could Be Fastest Consumer SSD Ever

Back in December, we were intrigued when Micron first announced the RealSSD C300, the first solid state drive to take advantage of the high-speed SATA 6 Gb/s available on some high-end PC motherboards...

Patriot Torqx M28 (128GB) Review

This solid state drive writes large files quickly, but its read speeds are slower than the competition.

Intel X25-M G2 Review

Intel's second-gen SSD represents a good value, but its write speeds could be improved.

OCZ Summit SSD (120GB) Review

This solid state drive has extremely fast write speeds and is competitively priced.