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Allyn Malventano
Storage Editor
Florence, KY

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Assembly, Performance, Pricing, and Conclusion

06/24/2015 - 21:58

Putting It All Together: The Professional workflow modules are designed to function individually or in the HR1 / HR2. When used separate, simply use their included USB 3.0 cords. [inline:files/review/2015-06-24/150121-163716.jpg] Here we can see how they...

Inateck HB7003 7 Port USB 3.0 Hub With BC1.2 Charging Review

06/23/2015 - 17:11

Inateck sent along a small group of connectivity devices for us to evaluate. One such item was their HB7003 7 port USB 3.0 hub: [inline:files/review/2015-06-12/DSC02348.jpg] This is a fairly standard powered USB hub with one exception - high speed...

Inateck FD2002 USB 3.0 Dual SATA 2.5" / 3.5" UASP Dock and Duplicator Review

06/17/2015 - 12:48

Today we'll take a quick look at the Inateck FD2002 USB 3.0 to dual SATA dock: [inline:files/review/2015-06-10/DSC02361.jpg] This is a UASP capable dock that should provide near full SATA 6Gb/sec throughput to each of two connected SATA SSDs or HDDs...

Connected Data Adds NAS Integration to Transporter 75 and 150 Cloud Storage Appliances

06/16/2015 - 17:21

Today Connected Data (makers of Drobo) announced NAS integration with their Transporter 75 and 150 business private cloud storage devices. [inline:files/news/2015-06-16/transporter-nas-.png] The premise of this addition is simple. Businesses can simply...

The Connector Formerly Known as SFF-8639 - Now Called U.2

06/08/2015 - 16:04

Intel has announced that the SSD Form Factor Working Group has finally come up with a name to replace the long winded SFF-8639 label currently applied to 2.5" devices that connect via PCIe. [inline:files/news/2015-06-08/u2-nvme-ssd.jpg] As...

Seiki Pro SM40UNP 40-inch 4K Desktop Display - Seiki Goes Pro

06/05/2015 - 10:29

Seiki has spent the past few years making quite the entrance into the display market. Starting with LCD TVs, they seemingly came out of nowhere back in April of 2013 with a 50” 4K display that was available at a very competitive price at that time...

Five Intel SSD 750s Tested - Two Million IOPS and 10 GB/sec - Achievement Unlocked!

06/03/2015 - 13:57

It's been a while since we reviewed Intel's SSD 750 PCIe NVMe fire-breathing SSD, and since that launch we more recently had some giveaways and contests. We got the prizes in to be sent out to the winners, but before that happened, we had...

Computex 2015: Micron Announces 16nm TLC For Consumer SSDs

06/02/2015 - 23:47

Chugging right along that TechInsights Flash Roadmap we saw last year, Micron has announced the TLC extension to their 16nm flash memory process node. [inline:files/news/2015-06-02/Micron Roadmap.png] While 16nm TLC was initially promised Q4 of 2014, I...

Computex 2015: OCZ Trion and Z-Drive 6000, 6300 SSDs Sighted

06/02/2015 - 23:18

OCZ is showing off some new goodies at Computex 2015 in the form of a completely new SSD model – the Trion: [inline:files/news/2015-06-02/Trion Pic.jpg] The Trion is based on an in-house Toshiba ‘Alishan’ controller – the first...

Impressions, Pricing, and Final Thoughts

06/02/2015 - 17:47

Gaming Impressions (Ryan's Note):