Smart Modular 2.5-inch SAS SSD loaded with up to 1.6TB of space

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Space or speed? I guess you don’t really need to choose anymore, so long as price is no object. For instance, you can take a look at the new Optimus solid state drive from Smart Modular Technologies. This “Enterprise Grade” drive uses a native Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface for up to 6Gb/s. The kicker? You can get up to 1.6TB of usable capacity and it will cost a small fortune.

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New Intel 310 series SSDs measure 1/8th size of current drives

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As the demand for portable devices like smartphones and tablets continues to increase, so will the demand for increasingly small in stature but big in performance memory chips. Drifting away from conventional hard drives, the new Intel 310 series solid state drives are just one eighth the size of their predecessors.

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SSD prices fall while HDD prices rise

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If you are planning to buy a Solid State Drive (SSD), it may very well be the right time to do so. Going by the present trends, Solid State Drive manufacturers such as Intel and Adata Technology have been dropping SSD prices by as much as 10-15% in order to increase sales and market penetration rate.

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OWC Mercury Extreme Pro solid state drives are speedy and capacious

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Solid state drives were once the territory of people who had too much money on their hands, but the format has quickly become more affordable. It’s also faster and offering more storage. Continuing this trend is a new SSD line from Other World Computing. The new OWC SandForce processor based solid state drives can sustain data rates as peppy as 285MB/sec. They’re also being offered in capacities as big as 480GB, removing previous complaints that SSDs were too small.

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