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SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD: Consistent Speed + 10 year warranty

06/03/2014, During the Computex 2014 trade show in Taiwan, Sandisk has launched the Sandisk Extreme Pro 3.5” SSD, which aims at the high-end enthusiast PC/Gaming market. The SSD can reach peak theoretical speeds of 550MBps (read) / 520 Mbps (write) and comes in...

Samsung 840 EVO mSATA 1TB Review

05/27/2014, Following the launch of the EVO 2.5″ last summer, Samsung packed all the goodness of the EVO into an mSATA format, and in this review we are testing the Samsung 840 EVO mSATA 1TB in particular. Aside from the 750GB model, the mSATA line offers the...

Intel 730 SSD Review (480GB)

04/07/2014, The latest Intel SSD, the 730 series brings enterprise class hardware to the consumer market. Intel made some tweaks to its Data Center SSD, the DC S3500 and re branded it as the 730 series. Unlike the DC S3500 line, which offers 9 SSDs, sizing from 80 up...

WD My Cloud Review (2TB Model)

02/14/2014, Thinking of having your own personal cloud, WD My Cloud may be what you have been waiting for. Marketed as “Save Everything, Access Anywhere”, the My Cloud is available in 2, 3 and 4 TB size. As a single drive setup, the My Cloud targets...

Buffalo MiniStation Air: More Than A Portable Drive

01/07/2014, [CES 2014] Smartphone and tablets have changed the way we carry content. People no longer need to carry around discs full of content, they can simply load up their mobile devices. However, these devices offer a limited amount of storage which often...

Seagate Backup Plus Slim and Backup Plus Fast

01/05/2014, [CES 2014] Seagate is introducing a new line of external backup hard drives with Seagate Backup Plus Slim, a new series that follows the previous “Backup Plus” drives launched in June 2012. As you have guessed, the new ones are smaller, thanks to the...

LaCie Unveils New Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 Hard Drive

01/05/2014, [CES 2014] For the professional photo editor or video editor, having ample amount of hard disk space is necessary. After all a good majority of these professionals work with raw files and files whose resolutions are huge, meaning that every single file...

LaCie Sphere Is A Stylish Looking Hard Drive

01/05/2014, [CES 2014] External hard drives and USB flash drives are something we don’t necessarily think too much about in terms of design. However LaCie is a company that has not been shy about styling their products as we have seen them collaborate with Porsche...

NETGEAR ReadyNAS 716 Gets Xeon 3.2GHz CPU and 16GB of RAM

11/18/2013, NETGEAR has just announced the ReadyNAS 716, a powerful Network Attached Storage (NAS) system for business usage that NETGEAR says is powerful enough to serve 150 concurrent 1080p video streams… if your network can support it. To achieve this level of...

Samsung SSD EVO 250GB And 750GB Review

10/11/2013, Capitalizing on their success with the 840 series, Samsung released their new SSD TLC based drives named EVO. With this new line, Samsung broadens their offer with five drives ranging from 120GB up to 1TB. The first generation of Samsung TLC SSD stacked...

TDK Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording Boosts HDD Capacity (HAMR)

10/03/2013, At CEATEC Japan, TDK was demonstrating HAMR (heat-assisted magnetic recording), a technology designed to dramatically increase the data density of mechanical hard drives. Hard drives are typically limited by how much bits of information they can safely...

Western Digital’s My Cloud Makes Network Storage Easy

10/02/2013, Western Digital (WD) has just launched a new family of “personal cloud solutions” called My Cloud. This consists in new hardware of course, but includes an even more important software solution that lets users access and manage their data from a...

Sandisk Connect Flash Drive and Media Drive

07/22/2013, Sandisk has just revealed a couple of brand new products: the Sandisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive (16GB-32GB), and Sandisk Connect Wireless Media Drive. Both are WiFi-based storage units and the main idea behind them is to serve mobile devices like...

Samsung XS1715 SSD Monster: 740000 IOPS, 3000MB/s and 1.6TB Capacity

07/17/2013, In addition to releasing new consumer SSDs, Samsung introduces the XS1715 SSD which is designed for “Enterprise” applications, which means that it is cutting-edge and expensive (from a consumer’s perspective). Since cost is a secondary concern, the...