Hardware

Micron Introduces Smallest 128-GB NAND Flash Device — 20nm With TLC Density

Micron Technology has announced the introduction of the industry’s smallest 128GB NAND flash memory device.  This new NAND flash module utilizes Micron’s award-winning 20nm architecture with triple-level cells (TLC), which are able to store three bits of information per cell.  This creates a highly compact storage solution, targeted at cost-competitive removable storage applications such as flash cards and USB drives. …

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Cooler Master Introduces Storm RX Series Gaming Surfaces

Cooler Master today introduces three surfaces under its CM Storm line of gaming products – Control-RX, Power-RX, and Speed-RX. Each surface, or mouse pad, is fortified with unique heavy-duty textures, engineered for pinpoint precision and highly responsive tracking to alleviate in-game symptoms and invigorate your gaming experience. Control-RX:   Designed for low DPI gamers, the smooth Lycra surface and effortless …

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Intel Cache Acceleration Software Announced For Intel SSD Data Center Family

Intel Corporation today announced its Intel Cache Acceleration Software (CAS) for Windows and Linux that prioritizes application performance, providing solid-state drive (SSD) levels of speed without migration costs, and built-in data integrity for Intel’s SSD data center family of products. The Linux version of the software will be generally available within 30 days as an enterprise subscription and open source …

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Micron Technology Samples New Single-Sided DDR3 DRAM Modules

Micron Technology, Inc. has targeted the ultra-thin computing market with reduced-height single-sided DDR3 DRAM modules and connector solutions.  They are announcing availability of a single-sided SODIMM and a low-profile, single-sided, double data rate (DDR3) SODIMM connector solution from TE Connectivity.  This new single-sided form factor will take advantage of the burgeoning market for Ultrabook devices, convertibles, tablets, and other thin and light devices.  …

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Experts At Skyera Say Integrated Flash Solutions Provide Advantages, Highlight Skyhawk

Vertically integrated flash solutions provide distinct technological and cost benefits to customers over SSD or flash appliances that utilize third-party software in an attempt to incorporate service components, such as de-duplication and compression, into their product offerings say experts at Skyera Inc. Included in the stack of components of an SSD or flash system are the NAND memory itself, the …

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OCZ PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III PSU Series Expands With New 750W & 850W Models

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OCZ today announced that it has added 750W and 850W power supply unit (PSU) models to the award-winning Silencer Mk III Power Supply Series from PC Power & Cooling.  With these new high-wattage options, the Silencer Mk III provides a professional-grade power solution rated for industrial usage and provides the performance and stability required for demanding computing environments. “Building on …

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Fractal Design Introduces New Arc Midi R2 Chassis

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Fractal Design has announced the newest member of the Arc family – the Arc Midi R2. Known for excellent airflow, the Arc Midi R2 continues the tradition, maximizing circulation within the case and keeping even the most demanding systems cool. The sleek, minimalistic mid-tower ATX chassis comes equipped with three high-performance Silent Series R2 fans, including support for large radiators for water-cooling. …

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Crucial Ballistix Sport VLP & Tactical LP 16GB Low-Profile Memory Review – A Perfect Fit

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When it comes to memory there are a plethora of options from a vast amount of manufacturers. From specifications to design, memory modules have never looked better in every aspect. One concept that has remained constant however is size, which is exactly what Crucial aims to change. Crucial needs no introduction; they have remained one of the biggest computer hardware …

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Cooler Master Releases Two New Seidon CPU Liquid Coolers

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While having renowned air coolers in the V-series and Hyper-series, Cooler Master looks to add the same value in the form of liquid cooling. The AIO Seidon line has two new additions – the 120XL and the 240M. The 120XL is an upgraded version of the 120M that was released a few months back. The XL has an extra 120mm …

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