Sitting naked on the dock

Subject: Storage | February 26, 2008 - 03:59 PM |
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Ryan has finished his review of a very handy little product, the Thermaltake BlacX SATA USB docking station.  This dock is a little different than ones we have seen before, it is designed to let you stick in uncovered drives into the slot at it's top.  No screws, no buttons or clips, you just slide it in and away you go.  Keep reading to find out more.

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You need this, even if you don't

Thermaltake has a new SATA hard drive USB dock that has become one of my new favorite toys around the office. Ever want to easily and quickly swap hard drives in and out of your computer? Then you'll definitely want to invest in one of these.

$17 a gigabyte, but almost indestructable

Subject: Storage | February 21, 2008 - 02:26 PM |
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The OCZ 64GB SATA 2.5" Solid State Drive runs about $1100, which is about 2/3 the current pricing for SSDs you will see from other manufacturers; even better is the fact that you can actually buy this drive.  As you might expect, the random access times are tiny, running about 0.23ms; not the fastest, but certainly better than platter based HDD. 

Younger, bigger, faster

Subject: Storage | February 18, 2008 - 12:26 PM |
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If you have wondered why hard drives always seem to have a revision number in their names, (i.e.

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When 4 SATA channels can't handle your collection

Subject: Storage | February 11, 2008 - 05:45 PM |
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The HighPoint RocketRAID 2300 PCI-E SATA not only gives you something to do with that 1x PCI-E slot, but it will add 4 SATA channels to your PC.  It comes as a half height PCI-E card, betraying it's primary usage in rack servers and is based around a HighPoint 601 RAID management chip.  TweakTown's testing proves that this card is mos

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Intel and Micron Develop the World's Fastest NAND Flash Memory with 5X Faster Performance

Subject: Storage | February 1, 2008 - 05:08 PM |
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BOISE, Idaho and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2008 - Intel Corporation and Micron Technology Inc. today unveiled a high speed NAND flash memory technology that can greatly enhance the access and transfer of data in devices that use silicon for storage.

My god! It's full of stars

Subject: Storage | January 31, 2008 - 01:59 PM |
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Eat your heart out Apple, PCs can get stylish add ons too.  This particular case is an external hard drive case with a resemblance to a certain unfathomable monolith.  The LaCie Hard Drive, Design by Neil Poulton will look at home near any system that you put some work into looking attractive, and beats most of the other styles that external HDDs sport.  Digital Trends review

This is my booststick

Subject: Storage | January 25, 2008 - 05:01 PM |
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The Patriot Xporter XT Boost 32GB offers you an incredible way to keep your data mobile.  It has a rubber exterior that claims to offer protection against water, and is the size you would expect a USB flash drive to be, even with it's large storage capability.  Hardware Zone was also impressed with the transfer speeds it offers, somethi

A little quirky, but awfully cute

Subject: Storage | January 22, 2008 - 03:05 PM |
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The Thecus N299 isn't exactly a top of the line NAS device, but it certainly has a lot of charm.  Aimed at consumers that aren't interested in a top of the line storage server, but something that works simply.  Dan gave it a run through, and found that some of the extras included really don't work very well, but those don't detract from the stack of useful extras that it is able to

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New and improved NAS actually new and improved

Subject: Storage | January 16, 2008 - 05:25 PM |
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The Thecus N5200PRO is a NAS server with an Ultra Low Voltage Intel 1.5GHz CeleronM and 512MB of DDR and it supports supports multiple RAID volumes on one system, and they can even be iSCSI.  There are a few more nice features, like an LCD display that shows you the IP address of the NAS, along with other data and support for modules, which are small installable programs, often created by other users of the N5200PRO.