The PCIedome II received the Best Choice award BC, because of the very tiny form factor with such a high capacity. It has 128GB and plugs into your PCIe socket. The device has higher speeds than SATA II, with speeds around 330MB/sec, with 15,000 iops. This is ideal for quick boot strategies bringing bootup time to 7-8 seconds on Windows 7 platform. It is a low profile device which fits snuggly into a 1U server. It is plug and play.
Posted in Computex 2011, Event Coverage
Tagged 128GB, 15 000 iops, 1U, 2011, 330MB/sec, BC, Best Choice award, bootup, Computex, Computex 2011, device, high capacity, higher speeds, Innodisk, low profile, PCIe, PCIedome II, platform, plug and play, quick boot, sata, server, socket, strategies, tiny form factor, windows
The Extreme S3 SSD drive from Teamgroup uses the SATA 3 interface and a SANForce controller chip inside. The Read/write speed is around 600 Gb/s. The Ferrari looking drive called the TP123, uses USB 3.0 interface. the card reader for CF and other formats also uses USB 3.0 interface.
Posted in Computex 2011, Event Coverage, PC Components
Tagged 2011, 600 Gb/s, card reader, CF, CF Card, chip, Computex, Computex 2011, controller, drive, extreme, Ferrari, Group, interface, mini-SD, Read/write, S3, Sanforce, sata, SATA3, SD, SD Card, speed, SSD, SSD drive, taipei, Taiwan, Team, Team Group, Teamgroup, TP123, USB 3.0
ADATA introduces their new S511 SSD, showing great performance with SATA 3.
Serena from GreatWall Shenzhen Company introduces their new Media player. Media players allow users to play video files that are saved on computers or other memory storage devices directly to the TV screen. The device supports 1080p video streaming from the memory storage devices. There is even a SATA HDD bay for your SATA HDD to plug in directly. The unique shape is unusual, and quite attractive, making it stand out from the plethora of similar devices available on the market. The HDMI connector is also a big plus. Unfortunately the Remote control was not on display, but will contain all the functionality you would expect of a high end Digital home product. To know more about the product on display here, check out www.gwoversea.com
Posted in China Sourcing Fair HK, Digital Home, Event Coverage, Gadgets
Tagged digital, docking station, films, HD, HD streaming, HDD, HDMI, media, mediaplayer, movies, play, player, sata, TV, videos
Areca showed us a prototype based on the new Marvell 6GB/s SATA/SAS controller. They will launch a whole new series based on this controller in early 2010, which they expect to MORE than double(!) the performance of their existing series. They also mention that they are working on SSD improved firmware updates for their existing series!
Posted in Computex 2009, Event Coverage, PC Components, RAID Storage Platforms
Tagged 1880, 1880LP, 6GB/s, arc, arc-1880LP, areca, controller, Marvell, pci express, RAID, sas, sata