Intel Performance Tuning Protection Plan

Purchased Intel Performance Tuning Protection Plan for the i7 5930K. Now running at 4.5Ghz with memory at 3K. Running on a Corsair Hydro Series H110i GT ! ...

Guild Wars 2 - Bringing Antialiasing to the game

It's no surprise seeing another game slam onto the market lacking AA (Anti-Aliasing) features and Guild Wars 2 is no exception. MMORPG games tend to get...

Syfy's Defiance game Beta Screenshots

Below are a few screenshots from the upcoming Syfy "Defiance" game coming out on April 2, 2013. Defiance is a first of its kind where the game will be in close...

Steam Box, Steam for Linux

Valve has made one of its first steps toward a "Steam Box." Steam for Linux has been released today for Linux's operating system Ubuntu; complete with a...

Lowering game latency with WTFast tunneling

Taking a dive into WTFast  latency tunneling service -- is like your internet on steroids. Internet latency is a gamers worst nightmare. Any network...

Logitech G13 Advanced Gameboard

The G13 Advanced Gameboard is Logitech’s answer to gamers needs. It’s a fantastic light-weight, portable alternative for gamers who don’t want...

Rosewill Thor V2 Computer Case

Rosewill , the company behind quality hardware and affordable cases, debuted the redesigned Thor-V2 case earlier this year and has since become one of the...

Electronic Arts: Battlefield 3

As one of the most anticipated games released by EA (Electronic Arts), Battlefield 3 sets itself apart from its rivals with a great story-line and game play....

Cache SSD shipments to explode, driven by Intel Ultrabook initiative

Explosive growth is expected for cache solid state drivers (SSDs) with strong support from Intel Corp., according to market research firm IHS iSuppli. Cache SSD are regular solid state drives made up purely of NAND flash. Cache SSD, however, is not an independent storage drive and must run alongside a separate hard drive.

While sales of ultrabooks rise, shipments of cache SSD units this year are projected to reach 25.7 million, climbing from 881,000 units in 2011 when the technology first appeared, according to an IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief. The report projects 68.2 million units of cache SSDs will ship in 2013 and 121 million units in 2015.

According to the report, the majority of cache SSD units will locate their way into devices known as ultrabooks—the superthin mobile computers launched by chipmaker Intel in 2011—even though non-ultrabook desktops and notebooks also will account for cache SSD use. Of the more than 25 million cache SSDs to be shipped this year, about 22 million units will be present in ultrabooks, up from a mere 500,000 last year.

“Intel is continuing to put its eggs into the ultrabook basket, as indicated by its activities at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week,” said Ryan Chien, research associate for memory & storage at IHS. “From the company’s introduction of the Nikiski reference design, to its announcement that more than 60 additional ultrabook designs will enter the market in time for the 2012 holiday season, Intel at CES showed that Ultrabooks have become the centerpiece of its mobile computing strategy. Cache SSDs represent a key part of Intel’s Ultrabook specification, providing performance, convenience and power-savings capabilities that play a key role in defining the platform.”

via iSuppli

 


Comments

comments

 

 
Categories: Latest News, Top 10 Headlines.