Maxwell Boostcap Ultracapacitors Get Built Into SSDs

Posted: Dec 10 2009, 11:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:13pm CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals

 
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SSDs are increasingly common in notebooks and netbooks that are being sold today. While they are growing in consumer products, the SSD is used extensively in the enterprise environment as well for its increased data speeds and low power use.

Maxwell Technologies has announced that its Boostcap ultracapacitors are now being integrated into enterprise class SSDs by manufacturers to provide backup power in the event of main power failure. The capacitors allow the SSDs to have their own built-in backup power supply.

The ultracapacitors have ratings of 10 to 25 farads and help prevent data loss when the power goes out during a write operation. Exactly when we will see SSDs using this technology hit the market is unknown.

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