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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

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

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

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

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

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

A quick look at Adata's DashDrive Durable HD710 waterproof hard drive
— 1:10 PM on September 13, 2013

Adata's DashDrive Durable HD710 puts a terabyte of storage inside a shock-resistant, waterproof enclosure with a USB 3.0 port. We take a closer...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Seagate's Shingled Magnetic Recording tech layers tracks to boost bit densities
— 11:23 AM on September 9, 2013

Since about 2006, hard drives have used perpendicular recording technology to store data. That method has enabled platter densities up to 1TB and...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Intel Pro 1500 Series SSD targets corporate users
— 10:00 AM on September 9, 2013

IDF kicks off tomorrow, and the festivities are getting started early: Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

The SSD Endurance Experiment: 22TB update
— 10:33 AM on September 6, 2013

We're testing six SSDs to see how many writes they can take before burning out and what happens to performance as the flash degrades. ...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Enermax's white and black ETS-T40 CPU coolers reviewed
— 8:31 PM on September 3, 2013

These tower-style CPU coolers from Enermax have something we haven't seen before: a thermally conductive coating that gives the aluminum fins and copper heat...

Type: Feature article Tags: Cooling

WD Red family gets bigger and smaller with 4TB and 2.5-inch models
— 7:00 AM on September 3, 2013

WD has introduced a trio of new hard drives in its NAS-friendly Red family. The big daddy of the bunch is the Red 4TB,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: A 3TB hard drive and a discounted GTX 660
— 5:01 PM on August 30, 2013

With the long weekend coming up, now's a pretty good time to build a new PC. It's also a good time to order parts,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

A closer look at RAPID DRAM caching on the Samsung 840 EVO SSD
— 2:19 PM on August 29, 2013

Along with its SLC-based TurboWrite cache, Samsung's 840 EVO SSD has a secondary caching layer that stores data in system memory. This so-called RAPID...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage

Intel teases SSD overclocking functionality
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2013

Is Intel about to bring overclocking to solid-state drives? We don't know for sure just yet—but a session agenda for the firm's next Intel...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 7950 for $188, and a Samsung 840 EVO 250GB for $165
— 5:34 PM on August 23, 2013

We've all been busy today with our new system guide and other projects, so let's keep our deal post short and sweet, shall we?

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage

Phison controller anchors budget-friendly Corsair Force LS SSDs
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2013

Corsair has announced a new family of value-oriented SSDs. The Force Series LS follows the time-honored SSD traditiona of putting the word "series" in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

Introducing the SSD Endurance Experiment
— 4:47 PM on August 20, 2013

We all know that flash memory has a limited tolerance for write cycling, but what does that mean for SSD endurance? We're testing...

Type: Feature article Tags: Storage