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 Wednesday, 15-July-2009  23:31:30 (GMT +10) - by Agg

OCZ have a new Vertex Turbo SSD. OCZ Vertex Turbo Series provides a cutting-edge design for enthusiasts looking to transform their desktops or laptops. Enabled by a proprietary firmware and 64MB of 180MHz DRAM cache, the Vertex Turbo Edition ramps up performance levels to new heights, while providing the snappy computing, longer battery life, and shorter boot-ups users have enjoyed from the original.

Patriot meanwhile have doubled their SSD cache and added a 10-year warranty. The Torqx M28 SSD has been specifically designed with cutting-edge technology by increasing the DRAM cache from 64MB to 128MB of cache in conjunction with its current NAND flash technology. The ultimate result is an SSD that allows faster transfer rates between the controller and the host device. Compared to today's hard drives, the Torqx SSD provides for better stability, faster access times, and lower power consumption.

ReloadedLAN have announced their 2010 event (PDF). Reloaded will be held from January 16th to January 17th, in 2010 at the St Clair Recreation Centre in Woodville, with a special launch event to be held at Valhalla LAN Parties July 18th event. Major partners include, Valhalla LAN Parties, AVCON and the South Australian Government.

Seagate have a new enterprise-class hard drive, the Cheetah 15K.7. 600GB, 15k-rpm, 6GB/s SAS in a 3.5" package. Together, these features enable system builders to deliver lower-cost, multi-drive servers and storage systems, making the Cheetah 15K.7 ideal for use in environments ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to the largest enterprises. Product page here.

Super Talent have a 128GB USB Flash Drive with hardware encryption. Is this the first 128GB drive? The new 128GB Luxio drive is smaller in size than most competing 64GB USB drives, measuring approximately 77 x 21 x 10 mm (3.0 x 0.81 x 0.37 inches). The pocket-sized drive stores up to 40,000 six megapixel photos or up to 32,000 MP3 songs. The 128GB Luxio is offered in three colors: black, silver and wood grain, and is packaged in an elegant gift box. Each drive comes with a custom black leather carrying case. Windows 7 compatible Luxio drives are now available in capacities from 16GB to 128GB. Product page here.

Swiftech have announced a Master Distributor for the Australia and New Zealand markets. "We are very excited to be distributing Swiftech products in our region" said Louis Mittoni CEO of Mittoni Pty Ltd, "resellers looking for simpler sourcing as well as increasing demand from many retailers for Swiftech product ensures that the brand will build significantly upon its previous success, and we're very proud to become a part of this development".



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