Thursday, May 23, 2013
- 6:51 pm | OCZ Reveals Vertex 450 Solid-State Drives: High-End Performance at Mainstream Prices. OCZ Introduces New SSDs Based on Indilinx Barefoot 3 Controller
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
- 11:51 pm | OCZ Partners With Netgear to Deliver Flash-Based Data Center Storage in a Box Functionality to SMBs. Leading OCZ Enterprise-Class Deneva 2 SSDs Now Qualified on Netgear's ReadyDATA 516 NAS Device
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
- 11:54 pm | Innodisk Rolls-Out Single-Chip 4GB – 64GB Solid-State Drives. Innodisk Releases World's First Industrial-Embedded SATA nanoSSD
Monday, May 20, 2013
- 9:57 pm | Western Digital’s HGST Launches Highest Capacity Hard Drive for Notebooks. HGST Unleashes World’s First 2.5”/9.5mm HDD with 1.5TB Capacity
- 8:42 pm | Samsung Starts Manufacturing of High-Performance SSD for Enterprise Servers and Data Centers. Samsung Begins to Produce Enterprise-Class SSDs
Looks like 2.5-ich HDDs have reached another milestone: 500GB model appeared in this form-factor. Let’s find out what Hitachi Travelstar 5K500 is capable of compared with three 320GB HDDs with 5400RPM spindle rotation speed.
Our today’s roundup will be devoted to five Adaptec RAID controllers. We will test not only the popular Serial ATA models, but also the solutions supporting SAS storage devices.
Everything about the new hard disk drive from Western Digital is extraordinary: speed, price, design. Let’s find out why it is so from our new article.
In this article we are going to discuss 6 hard disk drives, each with 1TB storage capacity. We will talk about solutions from Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital.
Today we are going to discuss feature and performance of the new 2.5-inch HDDs with 7,200RPM spindle rotation speed. Our today’s testing participants will include solutions from Fujitsu, Hitachi and Seagate.
Today we are going to talk about two HDDs with 320GB storage capacity and six HDDs with 250GB storage capacity designed in 2.5-inch form-factor and working at 5400RPM spindle rotation speed.
This article is going to reopen the series of tests devoted to RAID controllers, which was temporarily absent from our regular review schedule. Today we are going to talk about a new lineup from AMCC 3Ware – multi-channel RAID controllers for PCI Express.
Thanks to rapid growth of data density, 2.5-inch HDDs became fit not only for notebooks but also for desktop systems. But how their performance compares against that of 3.5-inch models? Our today’s review is going to answer this question, too.
In this article we are going to introduce to you two solid state drives from Samsung and a unique data storage solution from Gigabyte aka i-RAM. Let check out their performance compared to that of conventional hard disk drives.
Quite some time has passed since 2.5” hard drives with 250GB and 300GB storage capacities appeared in the market. Of course, the manufacturers of portable storage solutions couldn’t pass on an opportunity like that. In our today’s roundup we are going to talk about 7 portable HDDs from Fujitsu, Toshiba, TEAC, Transcend and a no-name manufacturer.
We would like to introduce to you 9 external storage solutions with 2.5”hard disk drives of 160GB inside. We will talk about products from Fujitsu, Maxtor, Seagate, TEAC, Transcend, Toshiba and ZIV.
Today we are going to talk about five 2.5-inch hard disk drives based on platters that use second-generation perpendicular recording technology. These will be solutions from Fujitsu, Hitachi, Samsung and Western Digital.
Our today’s article discusses in detail X-bit proprietary methodology for HDD power consumption measurements. We will talk about power consumption measuring techniques, there cons and pros, and explain how this type of measurements will be done for all our HDD reviews from now on.
Today we will discuss six 2.5 HDDs with 160GB storage capacity, 5400rpm spindle rotation speed and SATA interface. These will be solutions from Fujitsu, Hitachi, Toshiba, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital.
HDDs with a storage capacity of 250 gigabytes currently have the most optimal price/performance ratio. Among the thirty 250GB products included into this roundup we have only published the results of the three HDDs from Hitachi before. So, our new testbed has a new SATA/PATA controller, and today we can offer you the test results of all 30 HDDs tested on it.
We would like to introduce to you a new external hard disk drive from Western Digital built on 2.5-inch HDD and featuring the today’s largest storage capacity for a solution of this kind. It supports USB interface and offers unprecedented performance – a significant step forward compared with its 120GB predecessors we reviewed before.
Hard disk drives built on 1-inch platters and USB flash drives. Same size, same storage capacity, same functionality. But similar technologies very rarely can exist side by side: competition inevitably eliminates one of them. Which one has better chances today? Let’s find out from our new article!
This time we are going to check out defragmentation using one of the third-party software applications. We are going to compare the hard disk drives in PerfectDisk 8.0 from Raxco Software. We will also look at how the per-platter data density and the size of the cache-buffer affect the defragmentation efficiency.
SanDisk Extreme IV flash card is guaranteed to deliver superb performance compared to the previous series cards in virtually every parameter. But you should be aware that the card can only give you its best when you insert it into an appropriate reader. Find out more about the best SanDisk card-readers in our new article.
We would like to introduce to you the world’s first hard disk drive featuring 1TB storage capacity and a 32MB cache buffer. It also boasts second-generation perpendicular recording technology and thermal fly-height control technology. Are you curious to find out more about this solution from Hitachi and its performance compared to the entire lineup of predecessors? Then read our review!