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Report: Intel's 9-series chipsets won't support SATA Express
— 11:52 AM on November 13, 2013

Earlier this year, multiple reports suggested that Intel's next-generation motherboard platform would support SATA Express. However, new information seen by VR-Zone indicates...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

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WD My Cloud EX4 external storage box sports redundant drives, power
— 10:12 AM on November 12, 2013

In October, WD introduced a new My Cloud external storage device with revamped software geared toward mobile devices. The single-drive machine offers up to 4TB...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung Spinpoint M9T is world's thinnest 2TB notebook drive
— 5:02 PM on November 7, 2013

Seagate took over Samsung's hard drive business a couple of years ago, and it continues to crank out mechanical drives under the Samsung name....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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OCZ's Vector 150 solid-state drive reviewed
— 8:00 AM on November 7, 2013

There's a new SSD in town. OCZ's Vector 150 combines the Indilinx Barefoot 3 controller with 19-nm Toshiba NAND and additional spare area. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Samsung working on custom 64-bit processor core
— 10:31 AM on November 6, 2013

During an analyst event in South Korea, Samsung unveiled plans for some interesting new mobile technologies. The audio and slides for all the event's...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Displays

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HGST's Ultrastar He6 squeezes 6TB into helium-filled internals
— 10:22 AM on November 4, 2013

It's official. HGST has formally announced its first helium-filled hard drive. The Ultrastar He6 squeezes 6TB inside a hermetically sealed case that...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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HGST's helium-filled hard drive to ship this year
— 11:01 AM on October 28, 2013

Helium-filled hard drives are really happening. After working on the technology for more than six years, HGST is finally ready to roll out...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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The SSD Endurance Experiment: 200TB update
— 1:50 AM on October 28, 2013

We're in the process of hammering six SSDs with an unrelenting torrent of writes to see what happens as the flash wears out. Today,...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Cheap convertibles and discounted components
— 1:43 PM on October 25, 2013

We had hoped to fill this week's deal post with links to AMD's Radeon R9 290X graphics card, but it's out of stock...

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

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Release roundup: External storage and windowed cases
— 3:36 PM on October 11, 2013

The release roundup is where we talk about product announcements that didn't make it into our regularly scheduled coverage. This week, we have news from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage

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Seagate's NAS HDD 4TB reviewed
— 2:52 PM on October 10, 2013

Seagate's NAS HDD 4TB is optimized for network-attached storage and desktop RAID implementations. It promises better reliability than typical desktop drives, too. We...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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WD refreshes 7,200-RPM Black hard drives
— 6:00 AM on October 10, 2013

A few days ago, an eagle-eyed reader emailed us about some new Black...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate's Desktop SSHD 2TB hybrid drive reviewed
— 12:25 PM on October 3, 2013

Seagate's hybrid tech has finally been deployed in a desktop drive. The Desktop SSHD combines an 8GB flash cache with 2TB of mechanical storage....

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Revamped software, faster internals fuel WD My Cloud storage device
— 7:00 AM on October 2, 2013

Data storage comes in all sorts of flavors these days, and the external options are getting more and more capable. The latest is WD's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet Networking

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WD's Red 4TB hard drive reviewed
— 12:01 AM on September 25, 2013

Low-power hard drives like the WD Red are especially desirable for secondary PC storage; they offer high densities, low noise levels, and affordable pricing. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Killer mobos, beefed-up storage, and an inexpensive gaming mouse
— 2:31 PM on September 20, 2013

You know the drill: we can't give every product announcement full coverage, so (almost) every week, we stick some of the ones we missed in...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage Input devices

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4TB model quietly added to WD Green family
— 10:23 AM on September 17, 2013

With little fanfare, Western Digital has expanded its line of low-power desktop drives to include a 4TB model. The Green 4TB stacks four one-terabyte platters...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: 3TB for $119 and other storage bargains
— 5:12 PM on September 13, 2013

This week's deal post is all about storage. Cheap mechanical mass storage, discounted solid-state storage—we've got it all: WD's Green 3TB...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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