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Release roundup: Platinum PSUs, Mini-ITX cases, and more
— 5:04 PM on March 22, 2012

The big news this week was, of course, the release of Nvidia's GeForce GTX 680—and the myriad versions of it from various card makers. But...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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WD crams 2TB into 2.5-inch USB drive
— 12:53 PM on March 20, 2012

Raise your hand if you have a portable hard drive. I thought so. There was a time when flash-based thumb drives were capacious...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate hits terabit areal density milestone
— 12:09 PM on March 19, 2012

Right now, the platters in Seagate's Barracuda 3TB hard drive pack 620 gigabits into every square inch of surface area. That areal density is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD intros Thunderbolt-enabled storage system
— 6:01 AM on March 16, 2012

Got one of them fancy Macs with Thunderbolt ports? Then you might be interested to learn about Western Digital's new, Thunderbolt-infused "storage system," the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Fans, Mini-ITX cases, and more
— 5:59 PM on March 15, 2012

In this week's look at miscellaneous product launches and announcements, we bring news from Antec, Genius, Lian Li, and Toshiba: Antec...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Cases Cooling Storage

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New Marvell SSD controller ready for drive makers
— 10:57 AM on March 15, 2012

Marvell is one of the most popular controller makers in the SSD business. Its chips underpin drives from the likes of Intel, Crucial, and Corsair,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, SSDs, and a mechanical keyboard
— 1:00 PM on March 9, 2012

We've put together another collection of deals for this week's post, but before moving onto the usual suspects, here's something a little different—a cheap mechanical...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Input devices

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Release roundup: Virtu on AMD, SSD cache drives, and more
— 5:33 PM on March 8, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring news from ASRock, Cooler Master, Corsair, and MSI: ASRock introduces motherboard supporting Lucid Virtu...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cases Power Storage

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WD starts shipping new 2.5'', 10k-RPM enterprise drives
— 10:10 AM on March 8, 2012

Western Digital has started shipping a new version of its 2.5" S25 enterprise drive. The third-generation design boasts a 6Gbps SAS interface, a...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Hard drive prices in slow, slight decline
— 10:46 AM on March 7, 2012

The cost of mechanical drives shot up sharply in late October, after record-setting floods in Thailand took out numerous factories. Prices have since fallen...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Storage bonanza
— 1:27 PM on March 2, 2012

Despite the relatively high price of mechanical drives, the storage space is still teeming with sweet deals. Most of the discounts are hitting solid-state drives,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Toshiba becomes third player in WD's acquisition of Hitachi storage
— 7:00 AM on February 29, 2012

As part of its bid to acquire Hitachi's hard drive business, Western Digital has agreed to transfer an "asset package" to rival HDD maker...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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A-Data serves up extra capacity for SandForce SSDs
— 4:06 PM on February 28, 2012

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Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Games, games, games
— 5:39 PM on February 24, 2012

Solid hardware deals seem scarcer than usual this week, but there are plenty of game download deals to make up for that—especially at Amazon. Let's see......

Type: News story Tags: Storage Gaming

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Release roundup: High-end gear and a neat SATA dock
— 6:04 PM on February 23, 2012

This week in the roundup, we bring tidings of fresh product launches from ASRock, PowerColor, Thermaltake, and Spire: ASRock and Fatal1ty...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Storage

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SanDisk ramps 19-nm, 128 Gb flash chips
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2012

And the next stepping stone on the way to uber-cheap solid-state drives has been laid. SanDisk says it has begun shipping 128Gb multi-level-cell NAND...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Hitachi's 7-mm Travelstar Z7K500 eyes Ivy Bridge ultrabooks
— 2:01 AM on February 22, 2012

Although most 2.5" hard drives measure 9.5 mm thick, ultraportables are increasingly using slimmer 7-mm models. Hitachi says it's shipped 25 million of the slender...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: Oldies but goodies and new SSDs
— 5:02 PM on February 17, 2012

Let's start our weekly deal post with a game sale—because there's no better way to kick off a long weekend than to get caught up...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Gaming

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