hard drive

by Rafael Hernandez on November 27, 2011 · 0 comments

Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1TB 5400RPM notebook hard drive image

The Western Digital Scorpio Blue 1TB 5400RPM hard drive is a peppy little number for the notebook toting people out there. It’s not the speed demon that a solid state drive is but its storage density and small platter size means it can speed through most normal mobile workloads while offering plenty of space for both […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 5, 2010 · 0 comments

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 3TB External Hard Drive picture

The amount of digital stuff we accumulate is astounding despite the fact that we probably won’t watch, listen to, read, or view the things we decide to back up…then again peace of mind is important. The Seagate 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk, as you can tell by its storage capacity, sports more than enough space to […]

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by Pedro Hernandez on July 19, 2010 · 0 comments

Seagate GoFlex Home picture

Seagate today launched a new network attached storage (NAS) device for home networks called GoFlex Home, which resembles the company’s GoFlex external hard drive sitting atop a dock. Meant to plug into a wireless router, GoFlex Home — available in 1.5 TB and 2 TB capacities — provides convenient, centralized backup and file sharing for […]

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by Pedro Hernandez on July 14, 2010 · 0 comments

Lian Li EX-10Q - USB 3.0 HDD/SSD Enclosure picture

Lian Li has just released a USB 3.0 hard drive/solid-state drive enclosure, so if you’ve been itching for a home for an external drive that will do justice to those break-neck data transfer speeds, read on… The computer casemaker’s EX-10Q, a $30, all-aluminum enclosure that supports 2.5-inch SATA I and II drives, can help snag […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on July 13, 2010 · 0 comments

Toshiba Canvio for Mac external portable hard drive photo

Keeping your Apple MacBook, or any computer for that matter, backed up is the best way to save yourself from an early death should your storage drive bail on you which, given the mobile nature of most Apple notebooks, is bound to happen sooner or later. Toshiba has launched its new Canvio for Mac portable […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on May 24, 2010 · 0 comments

While solid state drives offer up crowd pleasing performance there’s a big issue with their price versus storage capacity aspect which is quite jarring once you start looking at the price tags. The Seagate Momentus XT 500GB Hybrid Hard Drive comes in sporting the familiar platter design with a healthy dosage of solid state storage […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on February 28, 2010 · 0 comments

Technologies tend to incorporate certain safety mechanisms in order to keep things working properly but as time goes on those early additions tend to spiral out of control and may require tweaking from time to time. Western Digital Advanced Format Technology, found in the WD10EARS, attempts to improve on drive performance while removing a good […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on February 26, 2010 · 0 comments

Everyone’s fascination with creating hybrid versions of this and that is a bit frustrating but, when implemented correctly, some of the designs do have some performance merits. Yes we’re talking about PC gear. The SilverStone HDDBoost Hybrid accepts your standard 3.5″ hard drive and, through software trickery, augments your drive’s performance using a bit of […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on January 12, 2010 · 0 comments

There was a time when computers were simply used for simple web page viewing and that rousing game of Solitaire which had you racking up a beefy leader board score that would make you the envy of your colleagues. Well those days are long gone and you need more storage for your media files and […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 29, 2009 · 0 comments

Storage technology stuck with the old PATA standard for far longer than they should have and since they’ve switched to SATA the standards bodies can’t work quickly enough to get newer speed ratings….not that we’re complaining, we love faster speeds! AnandTech has a look at the Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB with 6Gb/s SATA standard support […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on October 27, 2009 · 0 comments

Solid state drives will maintain their insanely comfortable lead when it comes to outright performance but when it comes to storage sizes we won’t be seeing anything remotely inexpensive from the technology for a good long while so you’ll have to rely on some form of mechanical storage in the meantime. The new Western Digital […]

Read more Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB sports speedy performance