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Seagate gets serious about SSDs, will buy SandForce controller tech from LSI

By Jos
May 29, 2014
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  1. Seagate took its sweet time jumping into the SSD market, especially with consumer-focused drives, but they're increasingly giving it the attention it deserves. After launching a full range of products in 2013 and investing $40 million into enterprise SSD maker...

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  2. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Maniac Posts: 516   +12

    There goes SandForce down the drain...
     
  3. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 759   +346

    I distinctly remember Seagate saying something to the effect of SSDs being a fad and that they're not going to be releasing pure SSDs. amarite?
     
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  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    SandForce was improving but I am not sure whether this is a good thing... I have never liked Seagate HDDs personally.

    They are probably going to use it for hybrid drives.
     
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,396   +2,790

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