STORAGE NEWS

June 18th, 2014, 8:11 PM

Intel DC P3700 800GB NVMe SSD Review

Intel’s DC P3700 enterprise SSD ushers in the age of NVMe, a new communications standard for SSDs which cuts down on overhead and could drastically improve performance.

January 7th, 2014, 6:27 AM

Seagate Launches 5mm Laptop Ultrathin 500GB HDD

Seagate has launched a new class of hard drive called the Laptop Ultrathin. At just 5mm high, it’s focused on the convertible market but could have broader implications too. With SSDs gaining popularity, we sometimes forget that what traditional hard drives lack in performance, they can make up in affordability and capacity. Seagate is taking [...]

November 16th, 2013, 6:05 PM

Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB Review

Combining the performance of an SSD with the capacity of a traditional hard drive may be nothing new but Seagate’s SSHD 2TB is the first to bring this combination to the desktop market.

November 14th, 2013, 7:29 PM

Kingston SSDNow E50 240GB SSD Review

Kingston’s new SSDNow E50 is one of the few drives available that narrowly targets read-centric environments.  Because of this, it works perfectly for file servers and virtual machines, it doesn’t get any better.

November 11th, 2013, 4:00 PM

OCZ Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ’s Vector 150 aims to capitalize upon the successes of its predecessor by creating a new niche that effectively combines the best of enthusiast-level performance with workstation longevity.

August 22nd, 2013, 8:45 PM

Seagate 600 Pro 400GB SSD Review

After sitting on the sidelines as the SSD revolution progressed, Seagate is finally jumping head first into the solid state Enterprise market with their new 600 Pro 400GB.

August 12th, 2013, 7:38 PM

Western Digital Blue Slim 1TB Review

With Ultrabooks gaining popularity, Western Digital’s new 5400RPM Blue Slim aims to offer a solution that is both compact (it’s only 7mm thick) while still retaining a massive 1TB of capacity.

August 6th, 2013, 5:21 PM

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD Review

SanDisk’s Extreme II 240GB is setting out to follow in its predecessor’s footsteps by offering an enticing combination of a low price and excellent performance.  With 19nm eX2 ABL NAND and a new Marvell Monet controller, it will certainly make a splash.

June 3rd, 2013, 9:18 AM

Seagate’s BS Teh: ‘SSD’s Are Not Going to Take Over the World’

Being Seagate hasn’t been easy during the past two years. While the company wasn’t impacted by the floods in Thailand (a center for memory manufacturing) in late 2011, it has been dealt a rough hand during the past two years in the form of widespread mechanical failures in certain drives, a customer backlash over shortened warranties, and scathing [...]

January 10th, 2013, 10:01 AM

Micron / Crucial Launch New M500 SSDs, 960GB for under $600

Combining high performance at a reasonable cost, you’ll be able to find an M500 960GB for under $600. By utilizing 20nm Micron MLC NAND technology and Marvell’s new  88SS9187-BLD2 controller, Crucial’s newest SSD line –the M500- may not be the fastest available but its performance is still top notch and it will certainly appeal to [...]