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Release roundup: SSDs, memory, and Sandy Bridge boards
— 5:05 PM on March 10, 2011

This week's release roundup isn't as intense as the last one, but our inbox has still accumulated a few announcements. Let's kick things off with...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory

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New Samsung hard drive sports 1TB per platter
— 10:47 AM on March 8, 2011

Samsung is showing off new high-density platters at the CeBIT show in Germany. According to Heise, the Spinpoint maker has managed to create...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD to acquire Hitachi's hard-drive business
— 9:27 AM on March 7, 2011

Consolidation is afoot in the hard-drive business! This morning, Western Digital announced its imminent purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, Hitachi's mechanical storage subsidiary....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and LGA1366 gear
— 1:46 PM on March 4, 2011

This week's release roundup is a doozy, with noteworthy announcements from Bigfoot Networks, Corsair, Gigabyte, Kingston, and Transcend. We've got an upgrade to Corsair's Obsidian...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Memory Networking

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Deal of the week: The Pavilion dm1z, plus a smattering of other goodies
— 11:13 AM on March 4, 2011

After reading Cyril's review of HP's Pavilion dm1z ultraportable, there's no doubt in my mind that it should be our deal of the week....

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Storage Mobile computing Gaming

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Seagate ships 3TB Barracuda XT desktop drive
— 10:37 AM on March 1, 2011

After months of shipping 3TB hard drives inside USB enclosures and network-attached storage boxes, Seagate is finally ready to let one stand on its own....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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6Gbps SATA connectivity appears in Intel 510 Series SSDs
— 10:00 AM on February 28, 2011

Some 18 months after lifting the lid on its second-generation X25-M solid-state drive, Intel is back with a fresh model. According to the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Solid-state storage, budget audio, and Corsair cooling
— 4:04 PM on February 25, 2011

Hot on the heels of early previews of OCZ's next-gen Vertex 3 solid-state drive, Newegg has slashed the price of the existing Vertex 2. ...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cooling Storage Gaming

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Release roundup: Fresh SSDs and tweaking tools
— 12:08 PM on February 25, 2011

We've got a couple of solid-state storage announcements in this weeks's release roundup: one from OCZ and another from the folks at Super Talent. MSI...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Software

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Poll: What's your pick of upcoming games?
— 11:18 AM on February 24, 2011

We're set for a bumper crop of top-flight games in 2011, and the toughest part of the story may simply be choosing which games to...

Poll Question: • Game you're most anticipating

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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SandForce intros next-gen SF-2000 series SSD controllers
— 8:30 AM on February 24, 2011

SandForce has quickly become one of the premiere controller providers in the solid-state storage market. Today, the company takes the wraps off of its...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Photos suggests Light Peak will debut in new MacBook Pros
— 6:00 AM on February 24, 2011

Apple has a long history of trailblazing in the I/O world, and it looks set to uphold that tradition by adopting Intel's Light Peak interconnect...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Mobile computing Mac

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Bug-free Sandy Bridge laptops could launch this month
— 9:39 AM on February 18, 2011

On Monday last week, Intel announced that shipments of bug-free, B3-stepping 6-series chipsets for Sandy Bridge processors would begin in the middle of the...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Mobile computing

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Report: Intel 510-series SSDs will arrive on March 1
— 2:28 PM on February 17, 2011

A new line of Intel SSDs will debut on March 1, according to a story by VR-Zone. The site has spotted listings for Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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OCZ preps solid-state drives with 22-, 25-nm flash
— 6:00 AM on February 17, 2011

The transition to the next generation of solid-state drives is underway. In a press release posted earlier this week, OCZ announced that it has...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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MSI offers advance replacement for Sandy Bridge boards
— 1:12 PM on February 15, 2011

As frustrating as Intel's Sandy Bridge chipset snafu might be, major motherboard makers are at least taking care of their users. MSI has let us...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Report: Asus and Gigabyte to get B3 6-series chipsets next week
— 10:49 AM on February 14, 2011

Finally, some good news for motherboard makers. DigiTimes' sources say that Intel has agreed to pay all expenses related to the production and...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

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Deal of the week: Storage, graphics, and cases
— 5:48 PM on February 11, 2011

Online retailers have chosen Valentine's Day as the occasion to promote a fresh wave of bargains this week. We've singled out a handful of particularly...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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