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Report: Micron, SK Hynix considering SSD controller investments
— 10:51 AM on June 17, 2014

The number of third-party SSD controllers has dwindled in recent years. OCZ bought Indilinx in 2011 and went on to be purchased by...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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SanDisk to acquire Fusion-io for $1.1 billion
— 10:35 AM on June 16, 2014

The consolidation continues in the SSD industry. SanDisk announced this morning that it's set to purchase Fusion-io for $1.1 billion in cash. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Deal of the week: Graphics cards, a mid-tower, and SSDs
— 11:04 AM on June 13, 2014

It's time for another weekly deals post. Here's a selection of discounted hardware we spotted this morning: Zotac's GeForce GTX 760 2GB graphics card is

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Cases Storage

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HP rethinks computer architectures with ''The Machine''
— 6:00 AM on June 12, 2014

HP is working on a new kind of computer architecture that could revolutionize how servers and eventually even PCs are built. It's called "The Machine,"...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Memory Operating systems

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Deal of the week: Radeons, memory, and Devil's Canyon
— 11:53 AM on June 6, 2014

This is actually our second deals post of the week. Our first covered discounts on Crucial's new MX100 SSD, most of which have...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Storage Memory Gaming

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New SanDisk Extreme Pro SSDs feature 10-year warranty
— 11:21 AM on June 6, 2014

SanDisk has updated the top end of its SSD range with the new Extreme Pro line. The biggest change is in warranty coverage: SanDisk...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Kingston shipping its first M.2 SSD next week
— 5:20 PM on June 5, 2014

Many of the new 9-series motherboards feature M.2 slots, but finding actual M.2 solid-state drives to fill them remains difficult. Happily, the ranks of...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Adata's next-gen SandForce SSDs break cover at Computex
— 10:35 AM on June 4, 2014

SSDs based on SandForce's next-gen SF-3700-series controllers are expected in the second half of this year. Several of them are on display at Computex,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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WD's SATAe prototype combines 4TB hard drive with 128GB SSD
— 3:54 PM on June 3, 2014

SATA Express ports have appeared on 9-series Intel motherboards, and we've already played with one prototype storage device based on the next-gen interface. Now,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Early deal of the week: Discounts on Crucial's MX100 SSD
— 12:08 PM on June 3, 2014

So, you know that crazy-affordable Crucial MX100 SSD we reviewed yesterday? It's already available at multiple vendors, including Amazon and Newegg. Both...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel's first NVM Express SSDs go up to 2TB, 2800MB/s
— 1:00 AM on June 3, 2014

For years, Intel SSDs have been bound by the constraints of the Serial ATA interface. But they suffer no longer. Intel has unveiled a deep...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Friday night topic: your worst tech purchase?
— 8:47 PM on May 30, 2014

What was the biggest stinker, the worst bit of tech gear you ever foolishly parted with money to obtain? Mine was a Quantum Bigfoot 5.25" hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Miscellaneous

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Release roundup: Low-end GeForces and budget SSDs
— 5:09 PM on May 30, 2014

Taiwanese hardware firms are probably saving their new hotness for Computex next week. Still, Corsair and Zotac provided fodder for this week's release roundup with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

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Deal of the week: Radeons, storage, and a mini PSU
— 11:07 AM on May 30, 2014

I've run out of clever things to say at the start of our weekly deals posts, so bring on the bulleted list. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

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Second-gen Samsung 3D NAND coming to premium SSDs
— 9:24 AM on May 30, 2014

Last year, Samsung started producing 3D "V-NAND" that stacks layers of flash memory on top of each other. The three-dimensional flash was deployed...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Seagate buys SandForce from LSI in $450 million deal
— 9:29 AM on May 29, 2014

Seagate cut its teeth building mechanical hard drives, and it has thus far stayed on the fringes of the SSD scene. But not anymore. The...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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New middleware tech said to triple SSD write speeds
— 1:35 PM on May 27, 2014

I'll take "almost sounds too good to be true" for $100, Alex. A research team from Japan's Chuo University claims to have developed a type...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Release roundup: Desk cases and jumbo hard drives
— 4:46 PM on May 23, 2014

Computex is fast approaching, but some companies are jumping the gun already with their new releases. This week, our inbox has collected announcements from Biostar,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage

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