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Corsair Force Series LX 512GB SSD Review
     Sun, Sep 28 2014 | 8:58A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Chris takes a look at a low-cost SSD from Corsair, the Force Series LX 512GB. Read on as he tells us all about it and how it performs."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Samsung PM853T 960GB Enterprise SSD Review
     Sun, Sep 28 2014 | 4:40A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Samsung expands its 3-bit MLC assault on the datacenter with the PM853T, another refined OEM solution for read-centric applications."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Samsung XP941 256GB Ultra M.2 PCIe SSD Review
     Mon, Sep 22 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The rush is on for Haswell-E and X99 boards. Most of them support PCIe x4 lanes for M.2 high speed storage. It`s what you need to take advantage of them."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Crucial MX100 512GB Two-Drive SSD RAID Report
     Mon, Sep 22 2014 | 1:16A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Crucial`s newly launched MX100 SSD features the smallest lithography NAND on the market, and hence, sells for a good price. Let`s see two of them in RAID."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

ICY DOCK Black Vortex 3.5 Drive Cage Review
     Sun, Sep 21 2014 | 4:16P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
ICY DOCK drops off the Black Vortex drive cage for testing. Read on as Tyler gives us the details on this device and how it works and looks in your system."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Icy Box FlexCage MB973SP 2B Trayless 3-in-2 SATA Backplane
     Sun, Sep 21 2014 | 4:03P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
It’s a self-evident truth that our requirement for storage will never stop increasing. While the cloud promises plenty for the future, up and download speeds will need to increase several fold before we can do away with local storage. That leaves NAS and internal drives. Icy Box offers a handy solution for those who want direct drive access.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Crucial MX100 256 GB @ techPowerUp
     Sun, Sep 21 2014 | 1:16A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Crucial`s new MX100 SSD is super affordable, yet provides excellent performance that can easily compete with the big boys. It uses brand-new 16 nanometer flash chips from Micron, paired with a proven Marvell controller. Hands down the best SSD you can get!"
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

 
T Ultrastar He6 6TB SAS HDD Review
     Sat, Sep 20 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I've been using computers for almost 25 years now (14 of which professionally) and if someone asked me to choose a single hardware component that hasn't changed even a bit in terms of functionality since the day i ordered my very first system that would definitely be mechanical hard disk drives. Since 1989 I’ve used and tested well over 100 models (both consumer and enterprise ones) with capacities ranging from just a few Megabytes and up to several Terabytes but with the exception of SSDs and SSHDs (which is basically a marriage of both technologies) i can't say that the way HDDs function has changed, not really anyways. HGST took a step towards changing that roughly a year ago when they announced the upcoming Ultrastar He6 line of enterprise oriented hard disk drives and today after quite a bit of wait we finally have the SAS 6Gb/s variant with us.
  FULL STORY @ NIKKTECH

Apotop S3C 256GB SSD Review
     Sat, Sep 20 2014 | 4:00P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The new Apotop S3C SSD features the Silicon Motion 2246EN controller which we first reviewed in the Angelbird 512GB wrk SSD back in August this year. The controller impressed us, so we have already high hopes for the Apotop S3C.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

Western Digital My Passport Ultra Review @ TechwareLabs.com
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we are taking a look at Western Digital`s performance portable drive, the My Passport Ultra. This drive offers up exceptional speeds through USB 3.0 with up to 2TB of capacity. Combine that with an incredibly small and slim package and this drive looks to have a lot of promise. Read on to see how it performs."
  FULL STORY @ TECHWARELABS.COM

Angelbird SSD2go Pocket External SSD Review (512GB)
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 11:05A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Typically after a photo shoot, I backup my images to multiple external HDDs, which can be a tedious task at best. This increase in redundancy helps to ensure I always have a copy of my data. However, I have seen my share of scares when backup drives have corrupted, fell and were damaged beyond use, or have just been stolen. Having a portable SSD could have definitely helped out in most of those cases. SSDs offer much faster speeds over HDDs, much greater physical endurance, and a smaller foot print as well as more reliability. When thinking of fast, high quality storage products, Angelbird is always first to come to our mind. Last year we reviewed their Angelbird SSD2go. We were truly blown away with the performance and quality the drives offered. Today we have their newest product, the Angelbird SSD2go Pocket. The Austrian designed and precision-manufactured SSD2go Pocket is an ultra-portable external SSD that combines Angelbirds quality and powerful features into a stylish pocket-size form factor."
  FULL STORY @ THESSDREVIEW.COM

Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SSD Review
     Fri, Sep 19 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today Chris gives us a close up look at Samsung`s 850 Pro 512GB SSD, the one he considers best for price and performance in the 850 Series. Take a look."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Corsair Force LX 256GB SSD Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:02P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Corsair is using Silicon Motion's new SM2246EN SATA III 6Gbps controller along with 128Gbit Micron L85 20nm ONFI MLC NAND for the Corsair Force LX lineup. This combination gives the Corsair Force LX series a maximum sequential read speed of 560MB/s, which is as good as it gets for SSDs using the SATA III interface. When it comes to write speed the Corsair Force LX 128GB drive has a maximum sequential write speed of 150MB/s and the 256GB model is rated at up to 300MB/s. Read on to see how the Corsair Force LX 256GB drive does when we put it to the test!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

iStarUSA S-915 Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 4:01P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
If you have read our guide to building your own NAS or our more recent Lian Li PC-Q28 Review, you may be ready to get your own personal NAS project started. The cases featured in both of those articles were great enclosures for a NAS Solution, but didn't really make accessing your drives easy. iStarUSA thinks they have the perfect case for the job, the S-915. This compact mini-ITX tower style chassis may not be an enthusiasts first choice in brand name or feature a sleek all aluminum exterior, but it does have a company with 20 years of experience in industrial computers behind it.
  FULL STORY @ COMPUTINGONDEMAND

Vantec NexStar HX USB 3.0 Edition External Storage Enclosure Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 1:09P | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We check out the revamped NexStar HX from Vantec. The last time we looked at it, it included eSATA. This time the new model gets faster USB 3.0 support."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

Raidon Runner GR2660 RAID Storage Enclosure Review
     Thu, Sep 18 2014 | 9:00A | Hard Drives | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tyler takes a look at the Raidon Runner, a 2.5 storage enclosure offering RAID capabilities, in a solidly built unit, that also sells at a good price."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

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