What do you mean my drive has gone senile!

Subject: Storage | May 28, 2009 - 02:55 PM |
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If you haven't heard or seen this weeks podcast yet, we offer a bit of background to take into our discussion of the state of SATA drives.  The Tech Report fired up some heavily used SSDs from Corsair, OCZ and Intel to see just how the performance has degraded, if at all.  It is also a study of the controllers, from Indilinx, Samsung and Intel as the controller is one of the major influences on the change of speed of an SSD over time.  Head on over to get a firm gr

See hot storage action

Subject: Storage | May 22, 2009 - 12:02 PM |
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If TWiCH and the video version of the PC Perspective Podcast on TWiT haven't scared you off, Ryan has a video enhanced version of the Thecus N200B NAS device.  This little box can hold up to five 500GB drives, cooled by a loud 100mm fan that was Ryan's least favourite part.  The remainder of the construction of the NAS was top notch and the software and setup reasonably simple and represents the t

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Manufacturer: Thermalright
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Video Review and Specifications

The Thecus N5200B NAS is a high-end network storage device that offers support for RAID 5 and 6, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports, eSATA and USB ports and five hot swappable hard drive trays. The price is a bit higher than a lot of other consumer NAS devices but the feature set exceeds them as well. And check out a video review of the device as well!

OCZ Technology Introduces Summit Series SSDs

Subject: Storage | May 19, 2009 - 04:58 PM |
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San Jose, Calif. - May 19, 2009 - OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components, today released the highly anticipated Summit Series 2.5" Solid State Drives, tailored to meet the stringent demands of business professionals, enthusiasts, and entry-level enterprise applications.

SSDs can come in six packs

Subject: Storage | May 19, 2009 - 02:01 PM |
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It's a huge SSD roundup at The Tech Report, all sizes and prices are welcome in this mega review.  See how the

Handy little storage device

Subject: Storage | May 13, 2009 - 02:32 PM |
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Don't let the name discourage you from looking at Cyber Snipa's Dog Tags.  It is in fact a USB drive of up to 4GB, that has been designed to be fairly resistant to abuse.  In addition to the drive is an LED light, star and flathead screwdrivers a bottle opener, pliers and a nail file. 
If having a multi-use USB drive of limited size appeals to you, dr

Corsair Announces New 256GB High-Performance Solid-State Drive

Subject: Storage | May 11, 2009 - 04:06 PM |
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Fremont, CA, May 11th, 2009 - Corsair, a worldwide leader in high-performance computer and flash memory products, today announced the launch of the Corsair Storage Solutions P256 high-performance 256GB solid-state drive (SSD).

The Corsair Storage Solutions P256 has been designed using cutting-edge technology to deliver the highest performance and compatibility, in a capacity that is big enough to replace conventional storage solutions in a high-performance PC.

Pair up and get ready to rumble

Subject: Storage | May 7, 2009 - 01:40 PM |
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TweakTown has a matched pair of SSDs to test out, so they decided to play with their

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Subject: Storage
Manufacturer: Western Digital
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Big Green Gets Meaner!

Western Digital significantly tweaked their Caviar Green series drive, adding a Raid Edition model to their 2TB lineup. It may spin as fast as the GP, but the similarities end there. We put the RE4-GP against its GP peers, as well as a few Raptor series drives.

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Manufacturer: DDRdrive LLC
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DDRdrive hits the ground running with its PCI-E RAM-based SSD

Today, previously unknown DDRdrive LLC released its flagship product, the DDRdrive X1. We burned through the weekend to provide a first peek on release day. Read on to see how the X1 fares against the ioDrive 160 and an Intel X25-M.Intro