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Today's solid-state drives: The value perspective
— 5:16 PM on July 6, 2010

Are SSDs worth the extra scratch versus hard drives? Which one is the best value? Our scatter plots have returned to tackle the

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: It's raining coupons, halellujah!
— 1:08 PM on July 1, 2010

Newegg has kicked off Fourth of July celebrations a little early this year, e-mailing us a cornucopia of coupon codes that can shrink prices...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Input devices Gaming Networking

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Poll: Does your primary portable have an optical drive?
— 1:48 PM on June 30, 2010

This week's poll comes to us courtesy of TR reader Ben, who wonders just how many folks have an optical drive in their primary portable...

Poll Question: • Does your primary portable have an optical drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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World's first 3TB hard drive arrives... in USB 2.0 enclosure
— 10:38 AM on June 29, 2010

Roughly 16 months have passed since the market got its first taste of two-terabyte hard drives. So much for Kryder's Law, which predicted...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: 160GB X25-M for $400, and the mother of all Steam sales
— 4:14 PM on June 25, 2010

Since the tagline under our logo says "PC Hardware Explored," kicking off this deal post with a hardware deal seems prudent. And we've come across...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Revo PCIe SSD gets a lot cheaper, tested against competing solutions
— 2:05 PM on June 25, 2010

The folks at PC Perspective have gotten their hands on one of OCZ's new PCIe-based Revo solid-state drives, putting it to the test against...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Once you go BlacX, you've gotta get USB 3.0
— 10:50 AM on June 25, 2010

I'm a big fan of Thermaltake's original BlacX hard drive docking station. It's a simple device, really, but one that's been invaluable around...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Launch roundup: Cooler Master, Crucial, Shuttle, Western Digital
— 5:58 PM on June 24, 2010

Welcome to the second iteration of our weekly launch roundup feature. This time, we bring you news of a Cooler Master heatsink, a Crucial SSD,...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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HyperHDD: One more addition to the hybrid storage landscape
— 12:10 PM on June 22, 2010

I missed this last week, but SemiAccurate pointed me to an intriguing article over at Bit-Tech that details Marvell's plans to allow users...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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A short tour of Kingston's Hsinchu factory
— 12:59 AM on June 22, 2010

During our stay in Taiwan earlier this month, we hopped on a bus to Kingston's Hsinchu factory, where memory modules and SD flash cards

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage Memory

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Corsair's Force F120 solid-state drive
— 12:55 PM on June 21, 2010

The first SandForce-based SSDs only squeezed 100GB of storage capacity from 128GB worth of flash. Corsair's Force F120 kicks that capacity up to 120GB,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Poll: Are you running an SSD in your primary desktop?
— 5:07 PM on June 18, 2010

You'll have to excuse me if I have SSDs on the brain, because I've spent the last couple of months testing a stack of pure...

Poll Question: • Are you running an SSD in your primary desktop?

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Crucial's 128GB RealSSD C300
— 3:29 PM on June 18, 2010

We hand out Editor's Choice awards sparingly, but it's not hard to see why Crucial's 256GB RealSSD C300 solid-state drive earned one—you know, what...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Launch roundup: Corsair, MSI, Shuttle, Toshiba
— 1:57 PM on June 17, 2010

Despite our best efforts, we don't always have the time or energy to cover every new product launch in depth. But that doesn't mean items...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Systems Mobile computing

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Israeli firm touts SSD endurance breakthrough
— 9:14 AM on June 16, 2010

An Israeli start-up claims to have developed technology that makes solid-state drives with multi-level-cell flash as reliable as their single-level-cell siblings. According to ComputerWorld, Anobit...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New OCZ enterprise SSDs have SandForce controllers, MLC flash
— 3:52 PM on June 14, 2010

As popular as it has become in enthusiast-class solid-state drives, SandForce's SF-1000 family has a clear enterprise pedigree. OCZ has now introduced a line...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Crucial's RealSSD C300 solid-state drive
— 11:36 PM on June 13, 2010

Crucial's RealSSD C300 is the first SSD with a 6Gbps Serial ATA interface and ONFI 2.1 flash memory. Let's see how it compares.

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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New Vertex 2 drives aim for servers
— 9:12 AM on June 11, 2010

SandForce solid-state drive controllers have already made quite an impact on the desktop. Now, OCZ has taken SandForce's best controller, the SF-1500, and used...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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