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ASRock intros Killer gaming mobos, includes M.2 connectivity
— 9:24 AM on December 12, 2013

ASRock has introduced a new lineup of gaming-oriented motherboards, and I'm not sure I can set the stage any better than the press...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

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Samsung brings 840 EVO to mSATA, drops new firmware for 2.5'' version
— 6:00 AM on December 10, 2013

Bite-sized mSATA SSDs are perfect for notebooks and small-form-factor systems like Intel's NUC. Their storage capacities used to be somewhat limited, but not...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Next-gen Intel SSDs could have 2TB capacities, integrated heatsinks
— 9:21 AM on December 5, 2013

Information about Intel's next-gen SSDs has leaked out. Myce has published a collection of slides detailing several drives due to be released in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Data suggests consumer drives are as reliable as enterprise models
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2013

Last month, online backup provider Backblaze published some interesting statistics on hard drive failure rates in its "storage pods." Now, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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It's official: Toshiba will snatch up OCZ's SSD business
— 9:18 AM on December 3, 2013

Last week, we learned that OCZ had filed for bankruptcy—and that Toshiba...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Cyber Monday deals: Hardware edition
— 11:00 AM on December 2, 2013

Geoff has already covered some of the game discounts available for Cyber Monday this year. Now, let's have a look at some of the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Displays Input devices Personal tech

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Deal of the week: Black Friday edition
— 11:23 AM on November 29, 2013

Amazon has a massive collection of PC games on sale, including a stack of very recent titles: If you don't have Battlefield...

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

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OCZ filing for bankruptcy, assets could go to Toshiba
— 1:58 PM on November 27, 2013

The writing has been on the wall for a while, and the axe...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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The SSD Endurance Experiment: Testing data retention at 300TB
— 10:02 PM on November 25, 2013

We're slamming six SSDs with a nearly continuous stream of writes to see what happens as the flash wears out. Our subjects have now...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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WD's BlackĀ² notebook drive combines 120GB SSD with 1TB HDD
— 7:00 AM on November 25, 2013

Unlike SSHDs that augment mechanical hard drives with small flash caches, WD's BlackĀ² stacks a 120GB SSD on top of a 1TB notebook drive. This...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: Cheap storage, a Bay Trail discount, and more
— 2:59 PM on November 22, 2013

Even with Black Friday discounts not due for another week, there are plenty of bargain-priced SSDs out there today. The most appealing one may...

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

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LSI introduces Nytro PCIe SSDs with low power consumption, 2TB capacity
— 9:16 AM on November 20, 2013

LSI is showing off some new enterprise gear at its Accelerating Innovation Summit in San Jose, California. The most interesting products may be in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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SATA, PCIe interfaces collide in SandForce SF3700 SSD controller
— 8:00 AM on November 18, 2013

SandForce's SF-2000 controller has been around since before SandForce was purchased by LSI. It'll be three years old in February, and the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Deal of the week: bargains on SSDs, graphics, and water cooling
— 5:29 PM on November 15, 2013

Man, it's been a long week. So here I am, mailing in the deals post with another bulleted list. Oh, look, cheap...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cooling Storage

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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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