Monday, December 9, 2013
- 10:02 pm | Samsung Unveils 1TB mSATA Solid-State Drives with High Performance. Samsung Reveals 840 Evo mSATA SSDs with Large Capacities and High Performance
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
- 10:14 pm | Toshiba Introduces SAS-12Gb/s Enterprise SSD for Read-Intensive Applications. Toshiba Reveals PX03SN Enterprise SSDs with 1100MB/s Read Speed
- 10:11 pm | Western Digital and Baidu to Provide Chinese Consumers a Hybrid Cloud Experience. WD and Baidu Partner on Cloud Service Integration
Monday, December 2, 2013
- 9:49 pm | Toshiba Corporation to Purchase SSD Assets of OCZ Technology. Toshiba to Acquire OCZ's SSD Client, Enterprise and Software Divisions
- 9:35 pm | TDK Acquires HDD-related Products Businesses, Forms Alliance With Entrotech. TDK Boosts Hard Disk Drives Components Business with New Acquisition
We upgraded our testbed for RAID controllers: now it includes SAS drives. The first one to be tested on this new platform is going to be a new solution from Promise – an 8-port SAS/SATA RAID controller.
This roundup includes solutions from all companies making 750GB hard disk drives these days: Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital. We will discuss features and performance of 10 hard drives with 750GB storage capacity.
The rapidly growing SSD market has long lacked really big players. Now that Intel joined the show the situation has changed dramatically. Today we are going to check out their new X25-M solid state drive with 80GB storage capacity, 2.5-inch form-factor and 250MB/s read speed.
In our today’s comparative article we are going to discuss two controllers from Promise and HighPoint and investigate one of their most interesting features: performance of degraded RAID 5 and RAID 6 arrays.
In our today’s article we are going to talk about the ability of seven different 400GB 3.5” hard disk drives to work in RAID arrays of various types. We will test solutions from Hitachi, Samsung, Seagate and Western Digital.
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.