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Silicon Power Announces Armor A80 USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive

One of the world’s leading flash manufacturers, Silicon Power today (5/31) announces a new addition to the ultra rugged Armor series lineup, the A80. The Armor A80 uses the royal blue color on its base frame that is commonly found in high performance sports cars; as for A80’s performance, its outstanding read/write speed is coupled with the latest USB 3.0 interface and is backwards compatible with USB2.0. The USB 3.0 interface features a 5 Gbps/sec bandwidth which is 10x the bandwidth of a USB 2.0 interface. It saves users precious time backing up to and from the hard drive when transferring mass data files. Come and experience speed like a high performance sports car.

In addition to its excellent read/write performances, Armor A80 continues the Armor series rugged functionality feature. Armor A80 is in compliance with US military grade transit drop test (MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedure IV) and it also passed IEC529 IPX7 (waterproof test). The Silicon Power Armor A80 can be placed under water up to a meter deep and for up to 30 minutes without damage. Under normal operations, it is also dust-proof and pressure resistant. Its’ hot plug and play functionality is supported by a convenient cable storage design, bringing its practicality up another level.

Silicon Power Unveils Durable Armor A70 Portable Hard Drive

World leading flash manufacturer Silicon Power announced today, the Tough Marine Warrior— Armor A70 Portable Hard Drive. Like previous Armor series of products, the Armor A70 is in compliance with US military grade MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedure IV (Transit drop test). In addition to its abilities to withstand most shock and vibration forces, it is also in compliance with IEC529 IPX7 waterproof tests! The test places the Armor A70 one meter under water for 30 minutes and yet, upon retrieving A70 submersion, it is not affected in any way and is still fully operation. Passing the two rugged tests mentioned above, the Armor A70 also features dust and pressure-proof characteristics. It is rock-solid inside and out just like a well trained military marine.

The water, pressure, vibration, shock and dust proof Armor A70 is perfect for people constantly on the move. It is ready for any unexpected situations such as rain, liquid-spillage or accidental drops. It is the best companion for an ultimate road warrior! It is designed with a delicate cable storage mechanism to better support its plug and play functionality.

Silicon Power Unveils Touch 810 Flash Drives

Silicon Power, one of the world’s leading flash memory manufacturers announced today (3/9) the “Metal Aesthetic” Touch 830. The design of Touch 830 inherits Silicon Power’s Touch series good looks, class and ultra thin design. However, the new Touch 830 has been given an extra touch of Northern European flavor. Combining art and technology, its design features icy-silver casing, natural looks and simplicity, it complies with Europe designer’s conception of “A Mature Design is the Perfection Design”. The simplicity and humble design of Touch 830 reflects the Northern European’s way of life, attracting just the right amount of attention while keeping it simple and elegant.

For the perfect combination of looks and function practicality, the Touch 830 utilizes a reinforced one-body stainless steel casing construction. The one body construction allows for a small and rugged design. Practicality wise, the Touch 830 is plug and play compatible, users need not push lids, slide lids or supply additional power to operate. It is light, ultra small and comes with a jewelry lace for users to carry. Especially suited for people constantly on the go, Silicon Power’s Touch 830 is available up to 16 GB of storage space so users can store data at will. For users who fancy the Northern European styling, Silicon Power’s Touch 830 is the perfect storage you just got to get your hands on.

Silicon Power Announces the New Helios 101 Series USB Flash Drives

Flash memory module leader, Silicon Power today announces their brand new Helios 101 series USB flash drive. Available in apple green and ocean blue, the new Helios 101 series utilizes natural colors on polished aluminum casing that is sandblasted for the ultimate shine. This combination gives the Helios 101 an extraterrestrial aura feel only seen in the movies! Silicon Power’s Helios 101 strives for a futuristic, fashionable, simple and finger-print proof design. It is thin, light and suited for the fashion conscious user!

Distinguishing itself from Silicon Power’s four other product lines: Touch, LuxMini, Ultima and Unique series. The aim of the Helios series is to complement the existing product lines so Silicon Power can offer users a complete range of USB flash drives. Whether you are in the market to buy a USB flash drive for speed, looks, practicality or the ultimate flagship model, Silicon Power’s got it all!

Silicon Power’s Intros New Xpower DDR3 Overclocking Memory Modules

World class flash memory module manufacturer, Silicon Power announces today the new Xpower DDR3 overclocking series memory module. Complete with dual (2GBx2) and tri-channel (2GBx3) packs, it is available in DDR3-1600, 1800, 2000, 2133 MHz variants. Completely compatible with Intel quad-core Core i5 and Core i7 platforms, Xpower DDR3 modules use “oblique groove manufacturing process” and pure aluminum heat sink to resolve heat dissipation issues. In addition, Xpower DDR3 applies 1.65V to maintain high speed and stability to meet the needs of enthusiasts and gamers.

The oblique groove heat sink design of Silicon Power’s Xpower DDR3 overclocking series increases the heat dissipation area of the heat sink and can provide up to twice the heat dissipation ability over standard heat sinks. In addition, the Xpower DDR3 series use 8-layered PCBs and new fly-by topology design for more efficient commands, addresses, control signals, and clocks signals. It also supports On-DIE Termination (ODT) to dramatically reduce unwanted reflection signals and maximize speed. Silicon Power insists on using original memory modules and FBGA packaging for better heat dissipation and accurate data transfer.

Silicon Power Introduces LuxMini 920 64 GB USB Flash Drive

Flash memory manufacturer leader, Silicon Power debut their flagship USB flash drive earlier this year, the LuxMini 920. It featured ultra fast read (maximum 200x) and write speed. Straight out of the gate, Silicon Power’s LuxMini 920 received rave reviews and was awarded ”Original Design” from iXBT Labs and won the top honor ~ Product of the Month, a five-star review from PC Magazine, Russia. To continue its success, Silicon Power announced today (11/4), the LuxMini 920 storage capacity will be boosted up to 64GB. Retaining its elegant looks and the 200X high speed transfer rate, it is currently one of the most attractive and the fastest USB flash drives in its class.

The maximum 200X read (30MB/sec) transfer rate is a feature accomplished only by a few USB flash drives in the market. With modern day high definition digital devices, the captured data capacity have increased daramtically. Whether it be recorded audio or pictures, the 200x speed can signigicantly reduce the time it takes to copy data. Apart from LuxMini 920’s ultra fast read speed, its write speed is no slow either. When compared with most USB flash drives on the market, it is roughly 3~6x faster at a maximum speed of 20MB/sec.

Silicon Power Unleashes SDHC Class 10 16GB

Industry leading flash memory manufacturer, Silicon Power today unleashes SDHC Class 10 16GB memory card. Aimed at HD quality photo capacity, instant and continuous photo shots, the SDHC Class 10 16GB memory card will bring out the best in your digital camera and you will never miss any important moment. With modern day digital cameras becoming smaller in size, the CF card is no longer the only storage solution. Silicon Power’s SDHC Class 10 16GB memory card offers users an extra choice when choosing the digital camera’s memory card.

With an eye on the digital camera market, Silicon Power saw the change in the main stream digital camera market where SDHC card has become the main storage choice. Along with the digital camera put more emphasis on the features such as continuous shooting mode, the demand on fast write speed and large storage capacity has become critical for memory card. Should the memory card not write data fast enough, the camera will haul and it is during these few precious seconds that one may miss “the moment”. The demand for write speed is faster and the need for storage capacity is greater. Silicon Power’s SDHC Class 10 16GB has both of these characteristics, high speed to allow users to snap away continuously at will and need not worry about having not enough storage capacity.

Silicon Power Announces Stylish USB Reader & M2 Card Combo Pack

Flash memory leading manufacturer Silicon Power, officially released a “Stylish USB Reader & M2 Combo Pack” to the masses. The combo pack is designated for the needs of modern day digital handheld devices. The M2 card is available in several capacities and the inclusion of the USB reader allows users to access all recorded data from the M2 card. Whether the data is recorded by your mobile phone, PDA, camera, etc., users can conveniently access all data on it.

Silicon Power’s M2 card & USB reader combo pack offers users flexibility and storage space to capture their favorite snapshot, record their exciting moment or simply just store everyday data. The stylish USB reader needs not use any cables, just plug in the M2 card, plug the reader into your PC and you’re good to go! Use the M2 card for your digital hand held devices or plug it into the USB reader and use it like a USB flash drive but once unplugged, the milky-white reader turns into a decorative accessory with its simple and elegant looks. Just attach it to your purse or keychain, it is easy to carry and serves a decorative purpose.

Silicon Power Announces Armor A50 with Elegant Look and Secured Protection

Flash memory manufacturer Silicon Power, follows their success of the Armor A10, a silicon rubber protected portable hard disk drive with an ultra protected portable hard disk drive that derived from similar concepts, the Armor A50. Set to be unleashed on Oct. 21, the Armor A50 further expands the concept of the A10. The result is a shock proof and ultra rugged portable hard disk drive with an elegant aluminum construction. It adds more option to the existing portable hard disk drive lineup.

In compliance with US MIL-STD-810F (transit drop test), it was tested for product dropped directly onto a concrete floor (or harder surface); on a drop-test machine, the product freefalls from a height of 122cm and from the freefall; there are 26 contact points (8 corners, 12 cut surfaces and 6 major surfaces) that were tested.

Silicon Power Intros eSATA/USB SSD II Flash Drive

Silicon Power released its second edition eSATA/USB SSD II flash-drive. With a capacity of 64 GB, the drive provides support for both USB 2.0 and eSATA interfaces, so the user can choose between the broadest compatibility (using USB), or maximum performance (using eSATA). Both connectors are located on either sides of the drive, and pop out by moving a retractable slider. The unit measures 76.4 mm x 27 mm x 11.4 mm, and weighs 20 g, on par with most 64+ GB flash drives. In eSATA mode, the drive offers read speeds of 90 MB/s and write speeds of 50 MB/s, while in USB 2.0 mode, the read-write speeds are 30 MB/s and 20 MB/s, respectively. The drive also comes in a 32 GB variant with the same specifications, otherwise. The 64 GB variant costs 138 EUR, while the 32 GB one costs 62 EUR.

Silicon Power Releases Built-in Temperature Sensor DDR3 1333/1066 Server DRAM Modules

World class memory/DRAM module manufacturer, Silicon Power sets the sight on server class DDR3 DRAM module. Officially released as of today, the modules come with built-in temperature sensors and are made specifically for servers and workstations. Available in 1333/1066 MHz speeds, they are compatible with Intel Nehalem-based Xeon 5500 platform in tri-channel operation. With its built-in temperature sensor, it can effectively prevent system crashes, maximize efficiency and improve overall performances. It is the perfect fit for servers and workstation PCs that require stability, efficiency and processing power.

For serves and workstation PCs, platform stability is always a concern with system's heat production. Silicon Power's DDR3 1333/1066 temperature sensor can be monitored by the system and will address memory workloads accordingly to prevent overheating or overworking the modules. It effectively lowers module temperatures by evenly distributing workloads to ensure maximum system performance and stability.

Silicon Power Releases DDR3-1333/1066 Dual Channel Pack

Silicon Power’s DDR3-1333/1066 dual channel memory module packs not only support the new Intel / AMD platforms but also benefits from Intel’s Core i7 Quick Path Interconnect (QPI) technology boosting bandwidths up to 6.4GB/s. It is best suited for gaming, HD multimedia, intense graphic and video editing / processing work.

Silicon Power’s DDR3-1333 /1066 memory modules are in compliance with JEDEC DDR3 standards. Using the new Fly-by circuit design for efficient communications between DRAM modules and the controller; its On-DIE Termination (ODT) technology dramatically reduces unwanted reflection signals and maximizes speed. Silicon Power insists on using original memory modules and FBGA packaging for better heat dissipation and accurate data transfer. Tested 100% proof for dual channel operation, Silicon Power’s dual channel DDR3 memory pack is stable, durable and highly compatible.

Silicon Power Announces Portable eSATA/USB SSD II Portable Drive

Silicon Power, the leading brand among Solid State Disk (SSD) Manufacturers lifts the benchmark another notch with their new Portable eSATA / USB SSD II. It is the world’s first eSATA (eSATA; External Serial ATA) /USB dual interface portable SSD drive. The new drive emphasis the convenience of USB connection and the ultra fast performance of eSATA interface as an external drive. Overall, the drive has excellent aesthetics and the performance to match.

Having won rave reviews with their 64GB eSATA /USB SSD, Silicon Power releases the new lidless and portable eSATA/USB SSD II. Through the eSATA interface, maximum read speed reaches 90MB/Sec and maximum write reaches 50 MB/Sec. Maximum read through the USB connection is rated at 30MB/Sec and 20MB/sec for write. It is the perfect solution for professional multimedia enthusiasts or users that often carry and transfer large capacity files.

Silicon Power Launches Xpower DDR2 -1066 MHz 4 GB Overclocking Memory Kit

Silicon Power has unveiled its first overclocking DRAM product called the Xpower series for gamers, and all power users that demand top of the line memory. Available in 2x2 GB configuration, the new Silicon Power Xpower DDR2 RAM operates at 1066 MHz using CAS latency of CL5-5-5-15 at 2.0 Volts. Typical for modern high-performance memory modules, the Xpower series are covered with an aluminum heatsinks for better heat distribution. These Silicon Power DDR2 kits are also backed with a lifetime warranty.

Source: Silicon Power

Silicon Power Introduces 64 GB eSATA/USB Pocket Solid-State Drive

Silicon Power introduces today the 64 GB version of its combo eSATA/USB solid-state drive. With the size of a normal USB flash drive, this external solid-state drive can take up to 64 GB worth of data from any computer that has a free eSATA or mini-USB port. The 64 GB eSATA/USB SSD also features an integrated ECC (Error Correction Code) to ensure an accurate data transfer, as well as built-in wear leveling technology that guarantees long-term reliability and ultra-long storage lifespan. The new product is also available in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB versions.

SILICON POWER Releases 256GB 2.5-inch SATA Solid-State Drive

After releasing the 128GB 2.5-inch SATA 3.0Gbps SSD, flash memory manufacturer Silicon Power is expanding its SSD product line with a larger 256GB version. Except for its larger capacity, the new version utilizes MLC Flash and reaches read speeds of 165MB/s and write speeds of 95MB/s. The new 256GB SSD also features an integrated ECC (Error Correction Code) to ensure an accurate data transfer, as well as built-in wear leveling technology that guarantees long-term reliability and ultra-long storage lifespan. Customers can easily install the SSD in laptops, PCs or other devices that support the SATA 3.0Gbps interface.

Source: TweakTown

Silicon Power Releases eSATA/USB SSD Featuring 8x the Write Speed of the Normal USB

This is not a normal USB flash drive. Silicon Power has released the availability of its pioneering product: eSATA/USB SSD (eSATA; External Serial ATA), a high-capacity handy SSD in worldwide markets. The eSATA/USB SSD features eSATA and Mini USB dual interface, hot plug and play and four-channel high performance technology. The eSATA connection has a read speed of 92 MB/s and a write speed of 48MB/s, which is 8 times the write speed of the normal USB. The eSATA/USB SSD is available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities that are ideal for those wanting high-speed data transfer, high-capacity and portability.

The eSATA connector provides external data transfer at speeds up to 3Gbps, which is higher than USB 2.0 interface with 480 Mbps. It is very convenient for large volume of data transfer at a short time. The bottom of the eSATA/USB SSD is a Mini USB connector offering a read speed of 33MB/s and a write speed of 25MB/s.
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