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Tom's Hardware's 2012 Gift Guide, Part 2: For Gadget Geeks
Nov 28, 2012 - in Picture Story
Our annual holiday season gift guide continues! In Part 2, we focus on peripherals and portables. Whether you're looking for productivity, capacity, connectivity, or sheer, sexy awesomeness, we've got 17 amazing suggestions to make your season brighter.
Nine External Thunderbolt Storage Devices, Rounded Up
Jul 15, 2012 - in Reviews
We compare nine different Thunderbolt-based storage solutions, delivering scorching sequential throughput. Of the nine, three submissions rise to the top. Although it remains pricey, in the applications where it makes sense, Thunderbolt cannot be beat.
Promise's NS4600: Intel's Tolapai Enables Better Network Performance
Sep 4, 2009 - in Reviews
Promise has revamped its NS4300N network storage device. Among the changes, its new NS4600 comes with a new engine--namely, Intel’s new x86-based EP80579 (code named Tolapai). Read on for a feature comparison and a thorough benchmark evaluation.
Roundup: Three 16-Port Enterprise SAS Controllers
Apr 24, 2009 - in Reviews
Loaded with features and set up for maximum enterprise storage flexibility, we're looking into the performance and management capabilities of three SAS controller products by Adaptec, Areca, and Promise.
Network Storage: Three NAS Units Rounded Up
Apr 10, 2009 - in Reviews
Network storage is great for centralizing data on a home or small business network. The real question is: do you build your own NAS or buy one that's already primed for action? We round up three ready-made units to see if any of them suit our fancy.
Promise NS4300N: NAS For Small Offices
Feb 6, 2009 - in Reviews
Promise is known for its RAID controllers, but how the company will fare long-term on the NAS market remains to be seen. We took a closer look at the first of its network storage offerings, the NS4300N