OWC announced today the availability of its refreshed OWC Drive Dock. Designed to be the ultimate high-performance tool for creative workflows, backup or other tasks requiring constant access to multiple drives, the OWC Drive Dock delivers a compact and easy solution with exceptional performance.
The OWC Drive Dock supports up to two, simultaneous drives and connects to any Mac or PC with the latest USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port for data rates of up to 981MB/s; or connects to any Mac or PC with an available standard USB port for data rates of up to 522MB/s. This new dock can support both 2.5-inch drives, 3.5-inch drives, a combination of both, and can even RAID drives together for data redundancy or performance. The OWC Drive Dock includes an auto-switching internal power supply compatible with a standard dual-prong power cable and no extra power block.Add a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. today announces a new addition to its popular family of CANVIO external hard drives (HDDs), a 4TB option in its ADVANCE, BASICS and READY series.
The 4TB option gives up to 33 percent extra storage (compared to 3TB) for consumers and small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that want to store large files and back up their data. Using 1TB platter technology allows the 4TB CANVIO models to maintain the same low-profile design as 3TB models. All models support Windows® and Mac operating systems and are compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.Add a comment
Synology Inc. today launched RackStation RS1619xs+, a 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS featuring flexible storage scalability and M.2 SSD support, is designed to deal with IO-intensive tasks for growing businesses.
"Equipped with feature-rich collaboration applications, RS1619xs+ is ideal for small- and medium-sized businesses to improve collaboration efficiency," said Michael Wang, Product Manager at Synology Inc. "Flexible upgrade options, such as high-performance network adapters, M.2 SSD cache, and storage capacity expansion, allow RS1619xs+ to grow with business needs in different phases."Add a comment
Synology Inc. today launched DiskStation DS1819+, an 8-bay desktop NAS providing outstanding performance with great expandability, ready to grow as your business thrives.
"This is a compact NAS with an expandable design that can be an ideal investment for small to medium-sized businesses, especially when capable of hosting versatile applications." Said Kevin Meng, product manager of Synology Inc. "As an updated 8-bay desktop NAS in the Plus family, DS1819+ provides a performance increase of over 57% in sequential reading compared to its predecessor, making it more than capable of being just a file server or backup target to satisfy various business requirements with its all-inclusive built-in applications."Add a comment
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, and mobile accessories today launched two industrial-grade SATA III solid-state drive (SSD) – the ADATA ISSS316 2.5" SSD and IMSS316 3D TLC mSATA SSD. Both are equipped with next-generation 3D NAND Flash, which provides higher storage capacity, efficiency, and reliability than 2D NAND, and come in capacities ranging from 32GB to 1TB. What’s more, both SSDs support LDPC (Low-Density Parity-Check) error correcting code technology to ensure data integrity and thus extended lifespans.
The ADATA ISSS316 and IMSS316 solid-state drives both use high-quality 3D NAND Flash to offer larger capacities ranging from 32GB to 1TB and excellent performance. The ISSS316 delivers read/write speeds of up to 550/520MB per second while the IMSS316 delivers read/write speeds of up to 540/530MB per second. The ISSS316 is ideally suited for industrial computing, gaming, surveillance, healthcare, defense, and general automation. Meanwhile, the smaller form factor of the IMSS316 makes it suitable for thin clients, and embedded applications.Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the HS-453DX, a silent NAS that features an Intel Celeron quad-core processor, HDMI 2.0 (4K 60Hz) output, 4K real-time transcoding, and 10GbE high-speed connectivity. Contained within a stylish set-top design, the HS-453DX features a fanless cooling solution that makes it the perfect addition to living rooms and existing home theater setups. The HS-453DX has also won the CES 2019 Innovation Award and Computex d&i Award for high-quality product design.
Powered by an Intel® Celeron® J4105 quad-core 1.5 GHz processor (burst up to 2.5 GHz) with 4GB/8GB DDR4 memory and two 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s drive bays, the HS-453DX delivers up to 677 MB/s read/write speeds. With two M.2 2280 SATA SSD slots (M.2 SSDs sold separately) the HS-453DX also provides a hybrid storage structure with SSD caching reinforcing traditional hard drives, helping to optimize the performance of demanding applications (including media streaming applications such as Roon Server). 10GbE connectivity is also provided with a built-in 10GBASE-T five-speed port (supports 10G/5G/2.5G/1G/100M) to provide users with a future-proofed storage solution.Add a comment
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, and mobile accessories today announces the launch of its XPG microSDXC UHS-I U3 Class 10 cards. Made for those who live and breathe portable gaming, these Application Performance Class 1 (A1) cards sport read of up to 100MB/s and write of up to 85MB/s, providing users instant gratification with fast access to their games.
Great for All Types of Portable Gaming
With read speeds of up to 100MB/s and write speeds of up to 85MB/s, users will revel in the ability to download, install and start up games quickly. In addition to portable gaming devices like the Nintendo Switch™, XPG microSDXC UHS-I cards also help speed things up on smartphones, tablets, and VR devices. 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB capacity cards are on offer to provide expanded storage space for downloadable content (DLC), downloadable games, and more.
A1 Performance for Faster, Smoother Apps
These Application Performance Class 1 (A1) cards don’t just speed up the gaming side of things, but also run Android apps faster. Android 6.0/7.0 users can use them as adoptable storage for additional internal storage needs and enjoy a more seamless app experience.
Samsung Electronics America, today unveiled its new consumer solid state drive (SSD) lineup — the Samsung 860 QVO SSD — featuring up to four terabytes (TB) of storage capacity with exceptional speed and reliability. Built on the company’s high-density 4-bit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash architecture, the 860 QVO makes terabyte capacities more accessible to the masses at approachable price points.
“Today’s consumers are using, producing and storing more high-resolution files than ever, including 4K videos and graphics-intensive games, escalating demand for greater capacities and performance in storage devices,” said Dr. Mike Mang, vice president of Brand Product Marketing, Memory Business at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung continues to lead the move toward multi-terabyte SSDs with thes introduction of the Samsung 860 QVO, delivering fast performance, reliability and value to more consumers around the world.”Add a comment
KINGMAX Technology Inc., the world’s leading provider of memory products, today is proud to announce the launch of Zeus M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe Gen3x4 SSD PX3480. Along with the growing demands for smaller yet faster storage, M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs are getting more and more popular for its incredible performance and compact size. In order to fulfill different storage needs with more product offerings, KINGMAX releases M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe Gen3x4 SSD PX3480 which is compatible with most M.2 NVMe 1.3 standard supported devices including ultrabooks and gaming laptops. Optimized with the PCIe NVMe specifications and 3D NAND technology, the M.2 SSD PX3480 delivers breakthrough sequential R/W speeds and wide-ranging capacity choices of up to 1TB, which is especially ideal for gaming enthusiasts and multitaskers who are trying to get in the game faster or store more of their important media contents.
Feel the Speeds- The Next-Gen SSD that Takes You Go Further and Faster
KINGMAX M.2 2280 PCIe NVMe Gen3x4 SSD PX3480 features incredibly high sequential read/write speeds of up to 3,400/3,000 MB/s, where its read seed is 6 times faster than SATA III SSDs. Furthermore, it applies the intelligent SLC Caching and DRAM Cache buffer technology to further accelerate transferring speeds and system response time. No more long waits for application loading and data transferring, the M.2 PCIe SSD PX3480 is perfect for gaming, media editing and multitasking. In addition to its stunning R/W performance, the Zeus PCIe NVMe SSD is designed with a tiny M.2 2280 form factor that lets you store up to 1TB of your important files without occupying much space of your thinnest notebooks, mobile applications, and PC desktops alike.Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today launched the Mustang-200 dual-CPU computing accelerator card with 10GbE network connectivity (available with Intel® Core™ i5 / Core™ i7 / Celeron® processors). By installing the card in a compatible QNAP NAS' (or PC's) PCIe slot, users will essentially add two processors to their system for increased computing capabilities to provide a flexible performance boost to their IT infrastructure and applications.
"As QNAP NAS evolves to support a wider range of applications, users need more storage space as well as higher computing capabilities for their NAS system. With the Mustang-200 dual-CPU computing accelerator card, users can instantly boost their system’s processing power, which is especially ideal solution for surveillance, virtualization, and AI applications,” said David Tsao, Product Manager of QNAP.Add a comment