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M-Systems releases 176GB solid-state flash drive

GeIL at Computex Taipei 2005

Xbox 360 finally announced

M-Systems releases 176GB solid-state flash drive

M-Systems released the new FFD Ultra320 SCSI solid-state flash drive of 176GB capacity. It´s specifically designed for mission critical systems required by the military, aerospace, telecommunication, video server, broadcasting and factory automation industries.

The FFD Ultra320 SCSI meets the MIL-STD-810F standards for shocks, vibrations and altitude. Its high level of endurance is enabled by its embedded TrueFFS® flash management software, which provides more than five million write/erase cycles. The FFD Ultra320 SCSI operates at —40°c to +85°c and complies with the NSA, DoD, IRIG 106, US Air Force, Navy and Army procedures for data sanitization (purge).

The FFD Ultra320 SCSI is available in capacities up to 64 gigabytes in a 3.5" case measuring half an inch thick and up to 176 gigabytes in a case of one inch thickness. The FFD Ultra320 SCSI currently supports an 80-pin connector and will support a 68 pin connector this quarter.

GeIL at Computex Taipei 2005

GeIL has announced that at Computex Taipei 2005 it will showcase new DAViD (Digital Audio & Video Intelligent Device) products, including iBall MP3/video player, DAViD200 MP3 player and DAViD300 MPEG4 Video Personal Multimedia Center. The DAViD iBall MP3 Player is expected to attract much attention due to its ultra compact size, 3D sound and streaming video support and other features.

Besides, GeIL is to unveil new low-latency DDR400 memory with CL = 1.5 (!) which is to take the leadership in its class.

Xbox 360 finally announced

Last weekend the Microsoft finally announced its new Xbox 360 gaming console, so now we can forget about rumours and read the complete specs.

The compact body encloses a triple-core 3.2GHz processor from IBM. A large step ahead comparing to the 733MHz one of the previous version.

The summary performance is claimed to achieve trillion operations per second. To deal with the heat a water cooling system is used.

The console offers support for HDTV video, 3D sound and highest graphic detail levels. Xbox 360 pretends to be a universal home entertainment system capable of playing MP3 music, slideshowing photographs and playing movies. There´s a 20GB hard drive (upgradeable), 3 x USB ports. The console now also has replaceable panels, so modders are welcome.

Xbox 360 release is expected to be supported by respective releases from game developers. About 300 titles are scheduled for sales for Christmas, when the new console is to hit the stores.

Source: Microsoft

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