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Deal of the week: More cheap storage and a hot-clocked Radeon
— 12:13 PM on April 21, 2011

Tomorrow is Good Friday, so we're getting an early start on our weekly deals post. Perhaps to celebrate Seagate's takeover of Samsung's hard...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

Report: PC makers see Thunderbolt as USB 3 replacement
— 3:01 PM on April 19, 2011

Could Apple's choice to feature Thunderbolt and not USB 3.0 in its new MacBook Pro laptops be a sign of things to come? Maybe so,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices

Seagate, Samsung combine hard-drive units in $1.4B deal
— 9:29 AM on April 19, 2011

Wow. Looks like the Wall Street Journal was more or less right on the money yesterday. Seagate and Samsung have announced a "broad strategic...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

WSJ: Samsung may sell hard drive biz
— 8:55 AM on April 18, 2011

The recent consolidation in the spinning-platters storage business may continue, if a report from the Wall Street Journal this morning is correct. The Journal says Samsung...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: 10% off Newegg goodies
— 4:17 PM on April 15, 2011

For our deal post this week, we have not one star bargain but rather a multitude of them, thanks to Newegg's Tax Day sale....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory

Intel, Micron start sampling 20-nm NAND flash
— 12:10 PM on April 14, 2011

Slowly but surely, flash memory continues to get cheaper and more capacious. Intel and Micron have just taken another step in that direction with the...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

USB 3.0, Thunderbolt are 'complementary,' says Intel
— 9:32 AM on April 14, 2011

We already know AMD will offer USB 3.0 support in the chipsets that accompany its Llano processors later this year. What about Intel? According...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Storage

Deal of the week: A $155 Radeon HD 6850 and a Canadian SSD
— 4:01 PM on April 8, 2011

After reviewing both AMD and Nvidia's new $149 graphics cards, the Radeon HD 6790 and GeForce GTX 550 Ti, we concluded that the...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

Seagate intros slim USB 3.0 external hard drive
— 12:02 PM on April 5, 2011

External USB 3.0 enclosures are all well and good, but if you're after style more than value, then Seagate's new GoFlex Slim portable hard...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Crucial confirms m4 SSD pricing
— 12:42 PM on April 4, 2011

When we reviewed Crucial's m4 a couple of weeks ago, the company had yet to finalize pricing for its new solid-state drive. Crucial...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: A GTX 460 1GB for $140, and some cheap(er) SSDs
— 3:41 PM on April 1, 2011

We've got a mix of graphics and storage deals for you this week, starting with this particularly juicy bargain over at Newegg. Galaxy's GeForce GTX...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

Gigabyte tool helps 32-bit OSes with 3TB drives
— 6:00 AM on March 30, 2011

It could happen to the best of us. We might just snag the latest 3TB hard drive from Hitachi, Seagate, or Western...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Storage

Amazon's Cloud Drive offers personal online storage
— 12:00 PM on March 29, 2011

Amazon is bolstering its online storage offerings with Cloud Drive. The service offers 5GB of storage capacity free of charge, and there are numerous...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

Intel's 320 Series solid-state drive
— 10:00 AM on March 28, 2011

Intel has another new solid-state drive, and this time it's an all in-house affair with 25-nano flash. Keep reading for the skinny on...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Firmware update addresses Kingston SSDNow V100 failures
— 9:39 AM on March 28, 2011

Owners of Kingston's SSDNow V100 solid-state drives, take note. Kingston has released a firmware update for them, and it "strongly recommends" that users apply...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: Cheap storage and discounted graphics
— 11:45 AM on March 25, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's deals post. Let's start with storage, which is a popular category for deep discounts....

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Power Storage Gaming

USB-IF database tips SuperSpeed support for Llano chipsets
— 10:46 AM on March 25, 2011

AMD's upcoming Llano APUs could have an ace up their sleeve—or a few USB 3.0 ports, anyway. SemiAccurate is reporting that two AMD...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

A late adopter's guide to USB 3.0
— 9:34 AM on March 25, 2011

SuperSpeed connectivity may be a nice additional perk as part of a future system, but is it worth the trouble as a standalone upgrade?

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage