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An early look at OCZ's Vertex 3 solid-state drive
— 12:26 AM on March 23, 2011

OCZ's long-awaited Vertex 3 solid-state drive is due out in a couple of weeks. Join us for an in-depth look at the drive and...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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AT&T to buy out T-Mobile USA
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2011

This is another one of those "AMD buys ATI" moments. Except this time, the buyer is AT&T and the buy-ee is none other than Deutsche...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Power, cooling, and a cheap 3TB hard drive
— 10:18 AM on March 18, 2011

Looking for a sweet deal on a high-wattage PSU? Newegg has PC Power & Cooling's 910W power supply on sale for $150. ...

Type: News story Tags: Power Cooling Storage

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Release roundup: Graphics, cases, and heavy-duty docking stations
— 5:29 PM on March 17, 2011

Our inbox didn't collect too many exciting announcements this week, but we've got a few notable releases from Asus, Enermax, and StarTech. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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Intel's 510 Series solid-state drive
— 4:14 PM on March 17, 2011

Intel's latest 510 Series SSD combines custom firmware with a 6Gbps Marvell controller. We take a closer look at the drive's performance to see...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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ONFI 3.0 flash spec boasts 400MB/s NAND interface
— 2:03 PM on March 16, 2011

Yesterday, the Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Working Group (wow, that's a mouthful) released a new 3.0 standard for its NAND interface. The updated...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory

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Poll: How much storage is enough for a system drive?
— 10:26 AM on March 16, 2011

In the PC storage world, 2011 looks primed to be the year of the SSD. Drives continue to get cheaper, the latest models look...

Poll Question: • How much storage is enough for a system drive?

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Hitachi's Deskstar 7K3000 3TB hard drive
— 11:59 PM on March 13, 2011

Hard drive makers have been slow to release new models with three-terabyte capacities. Hitachi was the first to reach 3TB with a 7,200-RPM desktop...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Friday night topic: Disasters
— 9:31 PM on March 11, 2011

The news from Japan has us thinking somber thoughts this evening.  Have you ever been present during a disaster, natural or otherwise, or there right...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Friday night topic: Commodity or worth the fuss?
— 6:19 PM on March 4, 2011

We've been hearing an awful lot in the past few years about the personal computer becoming a commodity. CPUs like Intel's Atom and AMD's,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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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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Friday night topic: Public-sector unions?
— 4:39 PM on February 25, 2011

As you may know, the Friday night topic is our weekly off-topic discussion about whatever seems interesting. In years past, we used to have...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous

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