Corsair Unveils New High Speed Additions to its Award
Winning Family of Flash Products
Boasting up to 80X read and write speeds, Corsair's new Compact Flash and Secure
Digital memory cards guarantee to perform to specifications
CA (May 25, 2005) - Corsair® Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance
memory and cooling products for enthusiasts and overclockers, today is pleased
to announce expansion of its popular flash memory products. Adopting the
industry's popular speed designation, the new Corsair Secure Digital (SD) and
type I Compact Flash (CF) media are now rated at blazing fast 60X (9 MB/sec) or
80X (12MB/sec). Designed with the advanced users and photo journalists in mind
who demand performan! ce with uncompromising reliability, Corsair's new high
speed flash memory products are compatible with most popular digital cameras and
new 60X SD and 80X CF are individually speed rated to ensure most accurate
delivery in read and write performance. Using the same rating system as the
CD-ROM industry where data transfer rate of 1X equals 150 kilobytes (KB) per
second, Corsair's new flash media adhere strictly to the standard to guarantee
blistering fast performance. The higher the speed rating, the faster the Corsair
CF and SD will read and write. Photo journalists benefit from rapid image
captures and storage, and enthusiasts enjoy improved overall performance on
handheld and gaming devices.
Corsair's philosophy on the high performance DDR and DDR2 memory, it was a
critical next step for us to deploy an equally impressive flash product line
up," said Richard Hashim, Director of
Product Management at Corsair. "Through our strict testing process, it was clear
that the new 60X SD and 80X CF deliver their rated speeds true to the claim.
This is an extremely important differentiator between the Corsair flash media
and the competition," continued Hashim.
with a lifetime guaranty, the new 60X SD and 80X CF products provide rock solid
durability even in harsh conditions. Available immediately through Newegg,
ZipZoomFly, TigerDirect, Fry's Electronics and other Corsair authorized
resellers and distributors worldwide, the complete Corsair flash line up
more information on Corsair's complete line of flash memory, including the
award-winning Flash Voyager USB2.0 drives, please visit http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair/flash_memory.html.
For information on where to buy, go to http://www.corsairmemory.com/corsair/buy.html.
Memory, a member of JEDEC, has been a leader in the design and manufacture of
high speed modules since 1994. We have earned our reputation as being the first
to market with leading-edge products supporting new computing platforms and
technologies. Corsair supplies memory for applications ranging from
mission-critical servers to ultra-high performance gaming systems. The
performance and reliability of Corsair memory products makes them ideal for
memory intensive computing.