July 9, 2008
We have been reporting on SSDs for a while now. Its about time we get to let loose some good news for us consumers. OCZ has announced its new line of 2.5in Solid State Hard Drives which are the most affordable yet. They come in 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB and retail for $169, $259 and $479 respectively. We can now get ten times the speed of traditional hard drives with a fraction of the power consumption.
February 7, 2008
While the original CloudBook will not be available to consumers until February 15, Everex has decided to let everyone know their plans for the CloudBook product line. Just as Asus announced their new plans for various Eee branded products, Everex will be offering the Cloudbook with an SSD option, “female colors”, mobile broadband, and even a possible 22in option later this year. This is all in addition to the already announced touchscreen and 9in version version of the Cloudbook.
February 5, 2008
SSD capacity is really starting to take off with consumer products such as the iPhone and iPod Touch receiving bumps up in storage. However they don’t even come close to BiTMICRO’s newest offering a 1.6TB SSD. The new SSD will be in the popular 3.5in size and will support a Ultra320 SCSI connection as well as featuring a sustained data transfer rate of 230MB/sec. Currently no word on pricing or availability. (Source)
January 4, 2008
BiTMICRO is officially going to sell 2.5inch SSD drives ranging from 32GB – 832GB. They use Multi-Level Cell memory doubling the number of bits stored per memory cell. The drives are expected to ship Q3 2008 in capacities ranging from 32GB to 832GB. There is no word on a price yet, but we want one so we will publish the price as soon as we find out.
September 14, 2007
Bitmicro has created a 461GB Solid State Disk Drive. The E-Disk Altima flash drives are standard 2.5-inch Serial ATA (SATA), and are engineered to be very reliable. They can operate in temperatures of -40 to +85 degrees Celsius, and withstand substantial shock. Based on current flash memory prices, these things are going to be pretty pricey and will be built specifically for industrial and military applications. The 461GB Bitmicro E-Disk Altima is said to be available March of 2008. [via] Read more specs.