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Firmware update addresses Kingston SSDNow V100 failures
— 9:39 AM on March 28, 2011

Owners of Kingston's SSDNow V100 solid-state drives, take note. Kingston has released a firmware update for them, and it "strongly recommends" that users apply...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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USB-IF database tips SuperSpeed support for Llano chipsets
— 10:46 AM on March 25, 2011

AMD's upcoming Llano APUs could have an ace up their sleeveā€”or a few USB 3.0 ports, anyway. SemiAccurate is reporting that two AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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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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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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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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