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Western Digital refinishes its RE hard drives in Gold
— 9:22 AM on April 19, 2016

Western Digital's RE series of data center hard disks has been renowned for its top-tier performance and durability for some time now. Buyers...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel 540s Series SSDs hit the market
— 9:17 AM on April 14, 2016

Intel has a new lineup of solid-state drives on the market, and it's full of options. The 540s series comprises twelve drives available in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New USB standards make cables and devices more trustworthy
— 1:31 PM on April 13, 2016

A while ago, Google engineer Benson Leung ran into a small problem with a USB 3.0 cable he got from Amazon: it fried his...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous Input devices

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Micron unveils three series of datacenter-oriented SSDs
— 8:21 AM on April 13, 2016

It's a good day for datacenters across the world. Micron, purveyor of all things related to memory, has unveiled its updated lineups of datacenter-oriented SSDs....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Intel unveils two new lineups of datacenter SSDs
— 1:50 PM on March 31, 2016

Along with its Xeon E5-2600 v4 CPUs, Intel took the wraps off two new datacenter SSD lineups today. The SSD DC P3320 and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung updates its M.2 SSDs for OEMs with its Polaris controller
— 12:04 PM on March 23, 2016

Samsung unveiled a pair of high-performance M.2 SSDs for OEMs at its SSD Forum Japan event, according to AnandTech. The drives, called the SM961...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Renice X9 RSATA SSD packs a resilient 2TB of storage
— 3:20 PM on March 22, 2016

Anybody who's ever busted the delicate plastic shroud on a SATA power or data connector will appreciate Shenzen Renice Technology's X9 RSATA 2TB...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Western Digital makes a 314GB hard drive for the Raspberry Pi
— 3:11 PM on March 14, 2016

In honor of Pi Day, Western Digital has announced a mechanical drive for Raspberry Pi based on its 500GB Caviar Blue Slim model. This 314GB drive...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Gigabyte GA-990X-Gaming SLI brings M.2 and USB 3.1 to AM3+
— 9:10 AM on March 9, 2016

Gigabyte has announced the GA-990X-Gaming SLI, an enthusiast ATX motherboard for AMD AM3 and AM3+ processors. The board combines the 990X chipset with some...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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ASRock turns to an external clock generator for BCLK overclocking
— 2:42 PM on March 8, 2016

ASRock just won't do what Intel tells it to. The company may have issued BIOS updates that removed its SkyOC base-clock (or BCLK) overclocking...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards

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Seagate prepares a monster PCIe SSD for the data center
— 1:47 PM on March 8, 2016

Seagate has an intriguing new toy to show off at this weekend's Open Compute Project Summit. It claims to have the world's fastest...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Samsung begins shipping a 15TB data center SSD
— 5:33 PM on March 2, 2016

We often think of 1TB or 2TB SSDs as massive in PC enthusiast circles these days, but those drives pale in comparison to Samsung's latest....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD adds 8TB hard drives to its internal and external offerings
— 10:06 AM on March 1, 2016

Western Digital is charging full steam (or should I say helium?) ahead with its 8TB hard drives. The company has just added 8TB models...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Samsung doubles the speed and capacity of its UFS flash chips
— 9:20 AM on February 25, 2016

Samsung has had great success in the SSD market with its 3D V-NAND flash memory. Now, the conglomerate is combining that technology with a new...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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Zotac's speedy Sonix drive joins the NVMe SSD field
— 9:01 AM on February 25, 2016

When solid-state drives started to hit the performance ceiling of the SATA interface and the AHCI protocol, manufacturers started looking to PCIe and the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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MSI Cubi 2 Plus PCs make the most of mini-STX mobos
— 10:37 AM on February 23, 2016

A little while ago, Intel introduced its 5x5 motherboard standard, now called mini-STX. These mobos are even itty-bittier than Mini-ITX boards, measuring a mere...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Systems

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Western Digital experiences a setback in its SanDisk acquisition
— 9:54 AM on February 23, 2016

In the last few months, Western Digital has made moves to become a player in the SSD market. It acquired Skyera, a solid-state storage...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate releases a duo of thin, high-density mobile hard drives
— 11:17 AM on February 16, 2016

Seagate has announced tiny new mobile hard disk drives that boast high density in a seven-millimeter-thick form factor. The company expects the new drives...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing

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