ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high performance DRAM modules, NAND Flash products, and mobile accessories today announces the launch of the SD600 external SSD, which uses high quality 3D TLC NAND with 256GB and 512GB variants. The drive reaches speeds of 440MB/s read and 430MB/s write, easily outpacing external HDDs. It weighs a mere 90g making it extremely portable, and works driver-free with Windows PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Android. The SD600 is available in all-black and red-black color schemes, and uses impact-resistant materials in its sporty design to support active lifestyles.
True to its athletic look, the SD600 delivers 440MB/s read and 430MB/s writing capabilities. Even in the best of circumstances, internal and external mechanical hard drives cannot hope to come close to that. Approximately four times faster than spin drives, the SD600 shortens load times and results in smoother performing games and applications whenever quick asset streaming is essential.Add a comment
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announced today the refresh of its microSD UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3). Its performance and form factor make this microSD ideal for 4K recording devices such as GoPro or drones.
microSD UHS-I U3 offers incredible performance shooting 4K video up to 30 frames per second and capturing footage at 120 frames per second in 1080P HD. The card is rugged as it is waterproof, shock and vibration proof; and, with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities, it’s enough space to capture all of life’s experiences.
microSD UHS-I U3 is backed by a lifetime warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit www.kingston.com.Add a comment
Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping Data Center PCIe 1000 SSD (DCP1000). DCP1000 SSD is a Flash-based data center technology solution that aggregates four 8-channel controllers together to deliver up to 1.25 million IOPS from a single SSD. It can help IT professionals easily and economically scale performance and increase storage capacity in data centers without replacing an entire server infrastructure. DCP1000 SSD is currently shipping in the U.S. only.
The PCIe-based NVMe Gen. 3.0 x8 SSD is targeted toward high-performance data center applications such as database optimization, online transaction processing (OLTP), software defined storage, virtual desktop infrastructure and virtualization. Organizations that engage in high-performance computing (HPC) where workloads are compute and data intensive will benefit from the 7GB/s throughput and high IOPS that the solution delivers. Additionally, DCP1000 SSD delivers high sequential performance so it’s the perfect drive for industries that push out large amounts of streaming data.Add a comment
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today unveiled its new internal BD/DVD/CD writer, the BDR-211UBK. The new model supports Ultra HD Blu-ray playback using bundled CyberLink PowerDVD 14 software.
The market for 4K resolution is expected to expand significantly as demand increases for definition higher than full HD. The BDR-211UBK meets that need, enabling PC users to enjoy 4K content via a PC, as well as providing up to 16x maximum BD-R writing speed (BD-R: SL 25GB) and the ability to read and write a variety of BD (SL 25GB/DL 50GB) and BDXL (BD-R XL: TL 100GB/ QL 128GB, BD-RE XL: TL 100GB) discs.Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today released the new TS-453Bmini vertical NAS. Powered by the latest Intel 14nm J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz processor (burst to 2.3GHz) and featuring AES-NI encryption, 4K UHD output and transcoding, the TS-453Bmini couples elegant glossy aesthetics with high performance, security and intelligent services to provide excellent data storage, backup, sharing, and entertainment options for home and small office use.
With 4GB/8GB DDR3L dual-channel RAM (upgradable to 8GB), dual Gigabit LAN ports and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-453Bmini drives up to 225 MB/s read speeds and runs tasks smoothly and quickly under dual network environments. The TS-453Bmini features Intel® AES-NI 256-bit hardware-accelerated encryption for both shared folders and the full NAS volume to provide transfer speeds of up to 225 MB/s and ensure data security without compromising performance. The total potential storage of the TS-453Bmini can be expanded up to 120 TB by using an 8-bay UX-800P expansion unit (when using 10 TB HDDs).Add a comment
Team Group, the world’s leading memory brand, today announces the launch of the all new L5 LITE solid state hard drive. Using SATA III 6Gbps transfer interface, L5 LITE solid state hard drive is both lightweight and has a powerful read/write performance. The sequential read/write speed is up to 500 and 400 MB/s. It can help you improve your work efficiency quickly by save time and storage space, so your purpose for upgrading can be perfectly satisfied. L5 LITE offers consumers the best solution in entry level solid state drives. It not only greatly improves the performance of the computer, but also the best bargain for upgrading your desktop computer or laptop.
A vital reason for replacing a computer is often because of the old computer’s slow operation speed, which leads to the decrease of use efficiency. With great performance and ultra-fast read and write speed, L5 LITE solid state drive is 4 times faster than the traditional hard drive. It can speed up boot time, shutdown time and the response time of application, and there are 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, etc. for consumers to freely choose from. In addition, L5 LITE solid state drive is using selected flash memory chip, which is durable, shockproof, fall resistance and offers a total protection. Even if you accidently drop your laptop or it landed on a hard surface, it can still prevent damages and data corruption from accidents. The toughest solid state drive offers consumers the most solid protection to your computer.Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the new business-class TS-1685 desktop 16-bay Xeon D Super NAS that supports twelve 3.5" hard drives and four 2.5" SSDs, provides six M.2 SSD slots, and features a powerful Intel Xeon D processor to deliver outstanding performance with high-capacity storage. Designed to optimize enterprise IT infrastructure, the TS-1685 comes with three PCIe slots that support 10GbE/40GbE NIC, PCIe NVMe SSD, graphics cards, and USB 3.1 expansion cards to provide a complete business-ready storage solution incorporating security and scalability.
The TS-1685 leverages the high-performance Intel Xeon D multi-core processor and up to 128 GB DDR4 RAM to reach read speeds up to 2,339 MB/s with a dual 10GbE configuration. The dedicated four 2.5" SSD slots and six M.2 SATA 6Gb/s SSD slots excel in cache acceleration, and coupled with Qtier™ Technology the TS-1685 can continuously optimize storage efficiency across M.2 SSD, SSD, high-capacity SATA drives, and the optional PCIe NVMe SSD.Add a comment
Pioneer Japan recently sent out a press today, announcing its new portable, clamshell type Blu-ray Disc writer, the BDR-XD06J-UHD. This USB 3.0 equipped drive measures only 133 × 14.8 x 133 mm and weighs in at a mere 230g. The BDR-XD06J-UHD is capable of 6x BD-R, 6x BD-R DL, 4x BD-R LTH, 2x BD-RE and 2x BD-RE DL writing speeds and a maximum BD-ROM read speed of 6x. It also writes to triple- (100GB) and quad-layer (128GB) BD-R media at 4x and triple-layer (100GB) BD-RE media at 2x.
What makes the BDR-XD06J-UHD truly special is its ability to play back Ultra HD Blu-ray content. When installed in a Windows 10 PC with the included WinDVD software and an i7 or i5 Kaby Lake processor, users can play back movies at 4K resolutions. The drive also ships with authoring software from CyberLink and is equipped with Pioneer's PureRead3+ technology, which greatly improves the reading performance of scratched and dirty discs. The BDR-XD06J-UHD is expected to hit stores in late March for about 15,000 Yen ($134US).Add a comment
Western Digital Corp. today introduced the iNAND 7350 storage solution, the company’s most advanced and highest capacity embedded flash drive (EFD) to date. Leveraging Western Digital’s 3D NAND and unique and highly intelligent, fourth-generation SmartSLC technology, iNAND 7350 delivers up to 256 gigabytes (GB) of reliable and responsive embedded storage that is ideal for data-rich applications and next-generation mobile experiences.
“Our new 256GB iNAND 7350 is the highest capacity embedded storage device available today on e.MMC, the industry’s most proven interface,” said Christopher Bergey, vice president of Embedded and Integrated Solutions with Western Digital. “By combining our 3D NAND technology and latest application-aware architecture, we have built the iNAND 7350 storage device to deliver an exceptional balance of performance, capacity and cost-efficiency. This can enable smartphone manufacturers to introduce mainstream devices that offer the high capacity consumers crave and deliver outstanding application experiences – from high-quality 4K Ultra HD video playback to next-generation augmented reality (AR).”Add a comment
QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the latest version of its smart NAS operating system - QTS 4.3.3 Beta - which adds support for backing up files and data directly from compatible USB optical disc drives (including DVD and Blu-ray Disc drives).
After installing QTS 4.3.3, users can connect a compatible USB optical disc drive to their NAS and directly access the contents of inserted discs. The files and data from these discs can then be copied and backed up to the NAS for archiving, centralized management, and easy sharing.Add a comment