Menu
Category:

storage

New hard drives from Maxtor
New hard drives from Maxtor

The manufacturer Maxtor, best known for its hard drives, has announced two new hard drives with a capacity between 15GB and 60GB for April this year....

New hard drives from Fujitsu
New hard drives from Fujitsu

Fujitsu has announced a new SCSI hard disk family with the MAH3xxx, which includes a total of 13 different models. The capacity ranges from 9.1 to 36...

New burners from Yamaha
New burners from Yamaha

Yamaha has announced four new CD-RW burners. The re-write speed of the new CRW8824 burner family is 8x, with all four burners having a buffer size of...

Burners are getting more expensive
Burners are getting more expensive

Manufacturers of CD burners will have to pay GEMA 17DM + sales tax for each burner sold. Of this, DM 5 is for audio and DM 12 for film rights. The ...

CD-RW now 10x!
CD-RW now 10x!

The manufacturer Plextor has set a new speed record. In fact, the new PlexWriter 12/10/32A can write to CD-RWs with an incredible 1500 kb/s (10x) in ...

Abit Hot Rod 100 Pro announced
Abit Hot Rod 100 Pro announced

The difference to the normal Hot Rod 100 is quickly mentioned, because the new one supports IDE/RAID. This makes it possible to shoot two individual ...

Now it's going on - UDMA100
Now it's going on - UDMA100

Yesterday, Quantum presented the latest generation of hard drives. These are hard disks with a maximum transfer rate of 100 megabytes per second. At ...

Rewritable DVDs
Rewritable DVDs

The German-French EUREKA project BlueSpot for rewritable DVDs with the help of blue lasers is being supported by the Federal Ministry of Education an...

Quantum with a new hard drive series
Quantum with a new hard drive series

With 4500 rpm and an average access time of 12 milliseconds, it is in the lower performance range. The Fireball-lct20 has a capacity of 20 GB per mag...

12x CD burner
12x CD burner

The burner can write to rewritable blanks at 10 times the speed, whereas the CDs can be read at 32 times the speed. The burner will be available in...

New CD format from Sony
New CD format from Sony

Sony will soon be releasing a successor to the now outdated CD. The capacity of the 'double-density' data carriers is increased to 1.3 gigabytes. S...

DVD on the rise
DVD on the rise

The DVD is on the rise, at least in the US. 2.7 million players were already sold there in the first half of this year, which is double the compariso...

New storage giants from Maxtor
New storage giants from Maxtor

For many it seems almost unbelievable that you can ever fill a 60GB storage monster. But since there was obviously the case and there were buyers of ...

Samsung with new hard drives
Samsung with new hard drives

Like IBM, Quantum and Maxtor, Samsung is now offering hard drives with an internal hard drive of 20 GB each. The hard disk series is called “SpinPo...

New burners from Hewlett-Packard
New burners from Hewlett-Packard

Yesterday Hewlett-Packard announced a new high-speed burner family with up to 12x writing and 8x rewriting speeds. Furthermore, a 4x4x6 burner is now...

Maxtor hard drives with max. 80 GB
Maxtor hard drives with max. 80 GB

Maxtor is one of the first hard disk manufacturers to be able to supply disks with 20 GB per magnetic disk in larger quantities. The available models...

Quantum wants to establish Firewire
Quantum wants to establish Firewire

Quantum tries to bring the IEEE1394 interface into the mass market with what it claims to be the first Firewire hard disk specification. Quantum's go...

New blanks from Philips
New blanks from Philips

The Philips company has presented new blank CDs that should be suitable for a burn speed between 1x and 16x. 'Silver Premium' is used as the basic te...

Seagate Barracuda ATA III
Seagate Barracuda ATA III

Seagate launches the next generation of Barracuda high-speed records. The third generation achieves 7200 rpm like the second and has an equally large...