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Silicon Power Armor Series A30 USB 3.0 Portable HDD Review @ Madshrimps
     Mon, Jan 06 2014 | 4:58P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The rugged Armor A30 drives from Silicon Power have a body composed of plastic and silica gel; they come in both 500GB and 1TB capacities while operating on the USB 3.0 bus. For add"
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

Angelbird SSD2go Pro 640GB External SSD Review
     Mon, Jan 06 2014 | 3:33P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Need a reliable, enterprise-class external storage solution? Read on as we take a look at the new Angelbird SSD2go Pro with SSD storage."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Comay BladeDrive G24 480GB PCIe SSD Review - World Exclusive
     Mon, Jan 06 2014 | 2:30P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Chris takes an exclusive look at the Comay BladeDrive G24 and defines a new product category. Are All-in-One RAID products right for you?"
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

News: Clash of the terabyte titans: Crucial M500 960GB vs. Samsung 840 EVO 1TB
     Mon, Jan 06 2014 | 9:02A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Despite the fact that they both sell for over $500, the Crucial M500 960GB and Samsung 840 EVO 1TB are relative bargains. These SSDs have the lowest price per gigabyte around, and they`re very different drives. We`ve pitted them against each other in an epic clash of terabyte titans."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 External Solid State Drive Review @ ThinkComputers.org
     Sun, Jan 05 2014 | 3:33P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Last year we took a look at a very sexy external hard drive from ADATA. The DashDrive Elite HE720 was a great external hard drive, but it was limited by the mechanical hard drive that was inside of it. Well ADATA is back with the DashDrive Elite SE720, which looks almost identical to the HE720, but whats under the hood is completely different. This time with the SE720 ADATA has packed it with a 128 GB solid state drive. That means you will not be limited by the hard drive that is inside and this will be one of the fastest external drives we have ever tested! How fast? Read on to find out!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Corsair Force LS 240GB SSD Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Sun, Jan 05 2014 | 8:31A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair`s Force LS 240GB is a mid-tier drive with hopes of success."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

Seagate 600 480 GB vs. Kingston HyperX 3K 480 GB SSD Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Sat, Jan 04 2014 | 4:58P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Solid state drives have come down significantly in price over the last few years, so it`s now cheaper than ever to upgrade your PC. While 120/128 GiB units offer the best compromise between price and capacity in most cases, some users may opt for a 480 GiB model instead if extra storage space is required. Today, we are going to look at two of the latest 480 GiB models; the Seagate 600 and the Kingston HyperX 3K."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

 
HGST SSD800MM SAS 12Gbps Enterprise SSD Receives Editors Choice Award Through Multi-SSD Analyses
     Sat, Jan 04 2014 | 10:02A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you have been following The SSD Review in 2013, you are probably familiar with our coverage of 12Gbps SAS. Throughout the year we have covered HBAs, RAID Adapters, Enclosures and SSDs. We have been incredibly busy reviewing new products, but one product in particular has stood out. In all of our 12Gbps SAS reviews we have sung the praises of the HGST SSD800MM. Since the SSD800MM was more of a means to an end when reviewing the LSI SAS 9300-8e, we never really gave it its proper due. With this update, we wanted to put this SSD into perspective after nearly a years worth of 12Gbps SAS testing."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

WD Black 2 SSD + HDD Dual Drive Review
     Sat, Jan 04 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The price disparity between solid state and hard disk drives often forces mobile and small form factor users into the unenviable position of choosing performance over capacity. Provided they've got the budget, desktop users needn't compromise, because their systems can accommodate multiple drives of different form factors without issue. But SFF, all-in-one, and mobile systems are usually outfitted with only a single 2.5" drive bay, so if you want the performance of an SSD, but need a large capacity drive, you've got to shell out big bucks for a high-capacity SSD or settle for the lower performance of a hard drive. WD recently released a totally new class of product that aims to resolve this conundrum, however. The new WD Black 2 Dual-Drive (SSD + HDD) pairs 120GB of solid state storage with a 1TB hard disk, in a single 2.5" device. The WD Black 2 is not a caching solution, though, like some other hard drives outfitted with flash memory. Rather, the WD Black 2 operates as two independent drives-a fast SSD for your OS and most commonly used apps and a large hard drive for bulk storage...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Review: ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB External SSD @ Custom PC Review
     Fri, Jan 03 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Excerpt: "Today we’ll be doing a review on the ADATA DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB. The DashDrive Elite SE720 128GB is a USB 3.0, bus powered portable SSD that, unlike portable hard drives, should easily be capable of saturating USB 3.0's 5Gbps bandwidth. The drive is unfortunately only offered in the 128GB variety and ADATA simply lists the drive as capable of..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

Super Talent PCIe DX1 M.2 SSD Review (128GB)
     Fri, Jan 03 2014 | 8:59A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Super Talent has once again been busy behind the scenes and their newest entries into the SSD market include a new M.2 NGFF design called the DX1. Anything but ordinary, the STT DX1 is available as a SATA M.2 SSD (known as the STT NGFF DX1), or that of a PCIe X1 interface where a SATA 3 SSD is routed through a PCIe to SATA bridge and travels via a single PCIe lane (STT PCIe DX1). A bit confusing at first, the additional benefit of the PCIe DX1 is that it is a fully bootable SSD and only the second bootable M.2 PCIe SSD we have seen to date. Perhaps this is the start of a trend."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Seagate Wireless Plus 1 TB External HDD Review @ Hardware Secrets
     Thu, Jan 02 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Seagate Wireless Plus 1 TB is an external HDD that can be accessed through a USB 3.0 port as a regular external drive, but also has a Wi-Fi interface, being wirelessly accessible by a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Let`s test it!"
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARESECRETS.COM

Seagate Business Storage 8-Bay Rackmount NAS Review
     Wed, Jan 01 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new Seagate Business Storage NAS packs the highest density in the 1U market today, up to 32TB with eight 4TB drives. Let`s check it out now."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

QNAP TS-470 Network Attached Storage Review @ APH Networks
     Sat, Dec 28 2013 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The latest from QNAP -- does the TS-470 trounce the ones in the past with QTS 4.0 and home theater capabilities?"
  FULL STORY @ APHNETWORKS.COM

SanDisk Optimus Eco SAS Enterprise SSD Review (400GB)
     Sat, Dec 28 2013 | 9:12A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A lot has changed since the announcement of the Optimus Eco earlier this year. The most notable change is the company supplying it. When we last looked into SMART Storage Systems, they had just finished being acquired by SanDisk. At that point, though, nothing had really changed except for a SanDisk Company being added to their name. Many were unsure exactly how the SMART brand would fit into the SanDisk family. With the release of the SanDisk Optimus Eco SAS SSD, with full SanDisk labeling, we have a much clearer picture."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Crucial M500 480GB SSD @ Custom PC Review
     Sat, Dec 28 2013 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Nearly two years after the release of the Crucial M4, Crucial unveiled the M500, which we'll be reviewing today. The Crucial M500 now follows the exact same naming scheme used by Micron, so as far as I’m concerned the Crucial M500 and the Micron M500 are pretty much the same thing, similar to what we saw with the Crucial M4 and the Micron C400. As usual..."
  FULL STORY @ CUSTOMPCREVIEW

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