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SSD upgraded PS3s load Grand Turismo 5 at double speed

According to Crunch Gear, a user on the Beyond3d forums installed a Corsair F120 in his older model “fat” PS3 and discovered that the load time for Gran Turismo 5 was reduced by half. Yup, solid state drives (SSD) are pretty awesome. Happy gaming!
SSD upgraded PS3s load Grand Turismo 5 at double speed
SSD upgraded PS3s load Grand Turismo 5 at double speedSSD upgraded PS3s load Grand Turismo 5 at double speed

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Logitec to Sell External 2.5-inch Hard Drive Enclosure

Logitec announces its new entry in a saturated market with the LHR-PBGU2, an external USB2.0 hard drive enclosure for 2.5-inch HDDs and SSDs. It measures 75.5x115x13 mm (2.97×4.5×0.51 in) and weighs all of 40 grams (5 oz) wit[...]
Logitec to Sell External 2.5-inch Hard Drive Enclosure
Logitec to Sell External 2.5-inch Hard Drive EnclosureLogitec to Sell External 2.5-inch Hard Drive Enclosure

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Hitachi GST Starts Shipping 400GB SSDs to OEMs

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies announced that they have started shipping their new solid state drives under their Ultrastar line of enterprise-class storage drives for servers and workstations. The Ultrastar SSD400S series was dev[...]
Hitachi GST Starts Shipping 400GB SSDs to OEMs
Hitachi GST Starts Shipping 400GB SSDs to OEMsHitachi GST Starts Shipping 400GB SSDs to OEMsHitachi GST Starts Shipping 400GB SSDs to OEMs

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G-Monster3 XV1: 2.5-inch SATAIII SSD from PhotoFast

PhotoFast, makers of the G-Monster series SSD and other high-end hardware, have announced a laptop-HD-size solid state drive with a SATA 3.0 connector. It achieves a maximum of 430 MB/s read and 300 MB/s write speeds, and comes in 64, [...]
G-Monster3 XV1: 2.5-inch SATAIII SSD from PhotoFast
G-Monster3 XV1: 2.5-inch SATAIII SSD from PhotoFastG-Monster3 XV1: 2.5-inch SATAIII SSD from PhotoFast

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BRIGHT RED 1400MB/s SSD Drive from PhotoFast

PhotoFast’s new gaming-oriented solid state drive, the LSI PCIe SSD, will go on sale next month. This PowerDrive fits right into the PCI-Express 2.0 slot on any motherboard. It has 512 MB of onboard cache, and can achieve maximum read [...]
BRIGHT RED 1400MB/s SSD Drive from PhotoFast
BRIGHT RED 1400MB/s SSD Drive from PhotoFast

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Photofast unveiled its new SSD Line-Up: the G-Monster 1.8” V4 Series

PhotoFast Global Inc. announced its latest line up of 1.8-inch PATA SSD (Solid State Drive), the G-Monster 1.8’’ PATA V4 Series. The Taiwan-Based manufacturer announces 3 different Interface with 50 pins PATA, 40Pins PATA, and 40 pins [...]
Photofast unveiled its new SSD Line-Up: the G-Monster 1.8” V4 Series

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Photofast to Launch a New 2.5-Inch SSD with 64Mb Cache Memory

This morning Photofast announced official launch of their latest G-Monster SSD V4 SLC Series scheduled for a mid- April release. This new line-up of solid state drives are available in two versions: 64GB or 32GB. They provide a reading[...]
Photofast to Launch a New 2.5-Inch SSD with 64Mb Cache Memory

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CFD to release 2.5” SATA SSD in Japan

Here’s another 2.5’’ SATA Solid State Drive from CFD in Japan with a choice between 30GB/60GB/120GB of storage capacity. As for performance, this MLC-based SSD provides a reading speed of 150MB/s and a writing speed of 90MB/s. The pric[...]
CFD to release 2.5” SATA SSD in Japan
CFD to release 2.5” SATA SSD in Japan

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Buffalo Announces a New 2.5” SSD of 80GB Available for 800€

Buffalo announced a new 2.5-Inch Solid State Drive, the SHD-NSMMR80G. To be released at the end of this month, it features 80GB of storage capacity with a sequential reading speed of 253MB/s and a random reading speed of 241.7MB/s. Not[...]
Buffalo Announces a New 2.5” SSD of 80GB Available for 800€
Buffalo Announces a New 2.5” SSD of 80GB Available for 800€Buffalo Announces a New 2.5” SSD of 80GB Available for 800€Buffalo Announces a New 2.5” SSD of 80GB Available for 800€

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G.SKILL’s New SSD, the FM-25S2S

Taiwan based G.Skill introduced a new MLC-based 2.5-Inch solid state drive that provides a reading speed of 155MB/s, and writing speed of 90MB/s. Available with 64GB at 22,800 Yen (181€), and 128GB for around 42,800 Yen (340€).
G.SKILL’s New SSD, the FM-25S2S

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Elecom’s New 128GB Solid State Drive

Yesterday Elecom introduced two new Solid State Drives, the ESD-I2SA & ESD-E2U2. Both should be available at the end of November. The ESD-12SA is an internal 2.5-Inch SSD available in 32GB / 64GB / 128GB versions. It provides a re[...]
Elecom’s New 128GB Solid State Drive
Elecom’s New 128GB Solid State DriveElecom’s New 128GB Solid State DriveElecom’s New 128GB Solid State Drive

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SHD-NSUM: Buffalo Introduces a New 2.5” SATA-USB Solid State Drive

Buffalo introduced a new 2.5-Inch SATA II solid state drive, the SHD-NSUM. This MLC-based SSD is available in three versions: 30GB, 60GB, 120GB. Unfortunately, we have no information concerning the new SSD’s performance. We calle[...]
SHD-NSUM: Buffalo Introduces a New 2.5” SATA-USB Solid State Drive
SHD-NSUM: Buffalo Introduces a New 2.5” SATA-USB Solid State DriveSHD-NSUM: Buffalo Introduces a New 2.5” SATA-USB Solid State DriveSHD-NSUM: Buffalo Introduces a New 2.5” SATA-USB Solid State Drive

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Kohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPC

The SH6KPS3ABX is Kohjinsha’s first UMPC fearuring an SSD of 32GB instead of the ooooold and nasty HDD, and that’s about it, you just read the highlight of the article! Ok I’ll tell you a bit more, it features an INTE[...]
Kohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPC
Kohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPCKohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPCKohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPCKohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPCKohjinsha puts some SSD in his UMPC

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