Fast and flexible removable storage

Subject: Storage | September 16, 2008 - 02:58 PM |
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The Thermaltake Vi-on will attract a lot of fans thanks to it's ability to transfer via USB and e-SATA, especially when you see the benchmarked speeds.  It can handle any drive up to 1TB, and has an exhaust fan to keep your drive cool.  Overclockers Club has the full rundown on this handy place to keep your backed up data.

Super Talent Launches Dangerously Fast New SATA-II SSDs

Subject: Storage | September 16, 2008 - 11:49 AM |
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San Jose, California - September 16, 2008 - Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today added two new series of SSD products in their MasterDrive family that deliver substantially faster performance than existing SSDs.

These new SSDs are based on a sophisticated new multi-channel SATA-II (3.0 Gbits per sec) controller. The MasterDrive OX uses MLC NAND Flash to transfer data at speeds up to 150 MB/sec (sequential read) and 100 MB/sec (sequential write).

Install once, run anywhere

Subject: Storage | September 10, 2008 - 11:37 AM |
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Slightly smaller than a stack of 3 DVDs, the Seagate FreeAgent Go 120GB Portable Hard Drive will hold a lot more of your data while you are travelling.  It connects via USB, which also supplies it's power, so this drive really won't add much weight or bulk to your laptop bag.  Perhaps Think Computers' favourite feature of this drive i

It might be justified; but they were still bragging

Subject: Storage | September 8, 2008 - 09:10 AM |
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As it turns out, Intel's newly developed SSD speed superiority complex was based on solid facts; they've pulled off a C2D like coup in the storage market with their new X25-M 80GB SSD.  Looking at Ryan's testing, you can see that this drive pulls off a win in almost every test except the sustained write tests, which have always been the Achillies heel of SSD drives.  With the 0.1ms random access time, that problem is forgivable, and as the main storage of a web server it would be in a class all it's own.  Too ba

Intel Introduces Solid-State Drives for Notebook and Desktop Computers

Subject: Storage | September 8, 2008 - 08:39 AM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 8, 2008 - Intel Corporation announced today it has begun shipping Intel X18-M and X25-M Mainstream SATA Solid-State Drives (SSDs) based on multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash technology for laptop and desktop computers.

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Intel Makes the SSD Play

We knew that Intel was going to blast in the storage market with their own solid state drive brand and today the products are actually released. Come see how Intel will be changing the game when it comes the fastest storage solutions around.

Speed and space

Subject: Storage | September 5, 2008 - 01:48 PM |
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As you might expect, the Western Digital VelociRapter 300 GB HDD is focused on speed, though you might not expect it to out pace the 150GB model.  That is exactly what happened in Techware Lab's testing however, with this being pretty much the fastest platter drive you can get your hands on.  Sure, it will set you back at it's current pricing of a dollar per gigabyte, but

Backing up your back up

Subject: Storage | September 2, 2008 - 03:03 PM |
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There is a growing business in providing external hard drives as a back up medium.  Many of the solutions by companies you have never heard of offer a terabyte or more of storage, no features and will run you over $1000 dollars.  On the other side are many of the names that enthusiasts love and trust, offering plenty of features and over a terabyte of storage for well under $1000. 

Source: TweakTown

Size and speed come together with WD's newest Caviar

Subject: Storage | August 28, 2008 - 10:20 AM |
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If you are looking for storage in an extra large size, checking out Western Digital's Caviar Black 1TB makes a lot of sense.  For reliability, it uses NoTouch drive head technology, meaning that the head is lifted from the platter while the drive idles, reducing the chance of a head crash and increasing the longevity.  To others, the most important feature is it's full 7200 RPM speed, a first from WD in terabyte drives.  Not onl

Long term storage

Subject: Storage | August 21, 2008 - 03:52 PM |
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Silicon Power's new 32 GB Solid State Disk comes with a 2 year warranty, but is likely to last 20 years or more before you can expect to see some drives die.  Guru 3D's review was of the SLC version, a faster, more reliable and more expensive type of flash, there is also an MLC version that is cheaper, but you will sacrifice both speed and reliability.  Read on to see how well SSDs have been improving.

Source: Guru of 3D