With excellent performance, the OCZ Vertex 3 SSD makes an ideal internal storage drive for laptops and desktop computers, especially those that support the 6Gbps SATA standard. Its hefty price tag will make most consumers think twice, however.
The PlayStation 4's hard drive will be able to be replaced with a 1.5TB model, thanks to the increased size of its hard-drive dock.
Marvell unveils its third-generation SATA controller for SSDs that offers more features and high-speed performance at lower cost and energy consumption.
Samsung announces that it will ship the next generation of its solid-state drive, the 830 series, in October.
Apple's recently released EFI firmware update for the new 2011 iMac models has reportedly unlocked SATA III performance capabilities on the new systems.
This is probably more storage than most folks need, but if you're doing anything at all with HD video--filming it, recording it, etc.--you'll find this deal hard to pass up.
HighPoint announces two RAID controller cards that support the latest SATA 3 6Gbps interface.
HightPoint introduces the first SATA 3.0 add-in controller cards for desktop computers.
The SATA data-transfer standard has served the industry well, but hard drive maker WD has a product that demonstrates the shift to the faster PCI Express tech.
Intel has finally announced its own SATA solid-state drive for notebook and desktop clients.