Western Digital launches world's fastest SATA disk

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Overclockers and gamers, prepare to meet your next hard drive: the 300GB VelociRaptor from Western Digital. Said to be 35% faster than previous WD Raptors, the 10,000 RPM drive features a 3Gbps SATA interface, 16MB...

External SATA Devices To Drop Power Cables

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The Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) has announced that it is working on a new specification that will provide power to external SATA (eSATA) devices without the need for a separate power connection. Called "Power...

CES2008: BiTMICRO readies 832GB 2.5" SATA SSD

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At the CES 2008 show in Las Vegas, flash solid state disk pioneer BiTMICRO Networks announced its plan to launch an 832GB version of the E-Disk Altima SATA flash SSD in 2.5-inch form factor. The...

World's First 18x SATA LightScribe DVD Burner

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With most PCs today shifting to Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive interfaces, Samsung Electronics has announced the next breakthrough drive with the introduction of the new WriteMaster SH-S183L, the first 18x Serial ATA DVD...

Plextor Introduces 16X DVD±R/RW SATA Drive

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Thanks to Steven for the heads up. New DVD/CD Burner Supports Dual-Layer DVD+R Technology for Increased DVD Recordable Capacity to 8.5 GB Plextor® Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer...

Coming soon: External SATA hard drives

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External hard drives offer easy and practical storage, but they aren't as speedy as the internal models - yet. Vendors working on a new technical specification say that the first fast, new models of external...

Western Digital Introduces 74GB "Raptor" SATA Drive w/CQ.

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Western Digital Corp. (NYSE: WDC) today announced that it is enhancing the throughput, performance and capacity of its popular enterprise-class Serial ATA (SATA) 10,000 RPM WD Raptor hard drives, offering enterprise customers an increasingly compelling...

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