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Arbitrator: WD must pay Seagate $525 million
— 10:36 AM on November 22, 2011

As if dealing with flooded hard drive factories weren't enough, Western Digital now owes Seagate $525 million. The sum was set by the arbitrator...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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TRIM, RAID to play nice with next Intel RST update
— 10:40 AM on November 21, 2011

Impressive as their access times and transfer rates may be, solid-state drives are dogged by a block-rewrite penalty that can sap write performance with prolonged...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Hard drive prices could start falling next month
— 9:34 AM on November 18, 2011

According to Seagate's CEO, production of mechanical hard drives won't completely bounce back from the Thai floods for at least another year. Will prices...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate: Hard-drive industry won't recover for another year
— 9:39 AM on November 17, 2011

Flooding in Thailand has wreaked havoc on the hard- drive industry and sent prices through the roof. Things are bound to go back to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: A 60GB super-fast SSD for $64.99—and more
— 5:52 PM on November 11, 2011

Solid-state prices are going down, down, down, and the deals are getting hotter. This week, Newegg is selling OCZ's Agility 3 drive for $89.99...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Deal of the week: Games, memory, and solid-state storage
— 5:44 PM on November 4, 2011

As hard drive prices continue to ramp up, solid-state drives are about as cheap as they've ever been. The price war among vendors of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Thailand flooding sends HDD prices skyward
— 12:42 PM on November 4, 2011

Thailand is currently experiencing the worst flooding it's seen in over 50 years, and the deluge is wreaking havoc on the PC industry. PC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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PC makers turning to gray market for hard drives
— 9:34 AM on November 4, 2011

It's no secret that the flooding in Thailand has had a disastrous effect on hard-drive supply, causing shortages and hiking prices. Now, DigiTimes says PC...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Multi-display madness and LGA2011 brackets
— 5:36 PM on November 3, 2011

Beside what we've featured in our regular coverage, this week hasn't been particularly eventful. A few announcements from Shuttle, Silicon Power, and Thermaltake still slipped...

Type: News story Tags: Cooling Storage Systems

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A quick look at OCZ's 2.15 SSD firmware
— 2:44 PM on November 2, 2011

SandForce SSDs have been dogged by reports of BSODs and other issues, but new firmware promises relief. We take a quick look at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Asus only has hard-drive inventory for November
— 5:38 PM on November 1, 2011

The flooding in Thailand hasn't just caused hard drive prices to go up. According to Reuters, it's also putting the squeeze on PC makers like...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate standardizes desktop drives on 1TB platters at 7,200 RPM
— 7:00 AM on November 1, 2011

Solid-state drives may get all the attention these days, but big things are afoot in the world of mechanical storage. Seagate is completely revamping...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Solid-state drives, memory, and games
— 5:29 PM on October 28, 2011

Now's not a great time to buy a mechanical hard drive, due to the unfortunate flooding in Thailand. Prices for memory and solid-state drives are...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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Intel SSD Toolbox gets a new look
— 12:10 PM on October 27, 2011

If you have an Intel solid-state drive, you might want to grab the latest version of the company's SSD Toolbox. This helpful little...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software Servers Workstations

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LSI buys SandForce for $322 million
— 4:58 PM on October 26, 2011

Yet another SSD controller maker has been assimilated. After OCZ snapped up Indilinx earlier this year, LSI has announced an agreement to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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New Samsung SSDs hit Newegg, bring Batman sidekick
— 12:08 PM on October 26, 2011

Remember that PM830 solid-state drive Samsung introduced in August? We're still waiting for our sample of the successor to the 470 Series...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Graphics, games, and solid-state storage
— 5:19 PM on October 21, 2011

We've got a nice mix of game and hardware deals for you all this week, starting with a juicy discount on OCZ's 60GB Agility 3...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Gaming

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Release roundup: USB 3.0 drives, power supplies, and a 3D display
— 5:22 PM on October 20, 2011

The pickings are a little slimmer than usual this week, but a handful of product release announcements still lined our inbox today. Here they are: ...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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