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Disaster Strikes: How Is Data Recovered From A Dead Hard Drive?
Nov 7, 2013 - in Picture Story
With enough time and use, all drives fail. Some fail at the worse time while holding irreplaceable data. When the unthinkable hits and you're staring at your precious bits trapped in a paperweight, here is how the experts go about retrieving your sanity.
Seagate Ships World's Thinnest 2TB Laptop Drive
Nov 6, 2013 - in News
This drive measures 9.5 mm thick.
Seagate Explains Cloud Storage Service Interruption
Oct 9, 2013 - in News
Seagate points to issues partner Nero had with its back-end service provider.
Seagate Cloud Storage Backups Unavailable for 2 Weeks
Oct 3, 2013 - in News
Bad news for Seagate Cloud Storage users.
Seagate, TDK Demo HAMR Tech for Next-gen Hard Drives
Oct 2, 2013 - in News
Seagate is demonstrating HAMR tech this week at CEATEC.
Seagate Designs Ultra Mobile HDD for Tablets
Sep 9, 2013 - in News
Never worry about low storage messages again.
WD Wants to Save Rotating Magnetic Storage
Aug 16, 2013 - in News
WD has formed a group with other HDD makers to promote rotating magnetic storage tech.
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB Review: Big Capacity At 5900 RPM
Jul 8, 2013 - in Reviews
First, Seagate renamed its Barracuda hard drive family to Desktop HDD.15. Then, it introduced the first model in the new line-up—the Desktop HDD.15 ST4000DM000. Does Seagate's first massive 4 TB desktop disk deliver the performance we want or disappoint?
Seagate Intros 4 TB NAS-Oriented HDDs
Jun 16, 2013 - in News
Seagate has launched a new lineup of hard drives that are specifically engineered for ideal use in NAS systems.
Seagate Launches 5 mm Laptop Hard Drives
Jun 3, 2013 - in News
Seagate has launched a new hard drive lineup, the Laptop Ultrathin HDD.
Seagate Rolls Out 4 TB HDD for Video Storage
May 29, 2013 - in News
Seagate has introduced some new hard drives specifically built for video storage and consumption.
Seagate Intros a New Portfolio of SSDs
May 8, 2013 - in News
Seagate has revealed four storage solutions spanning the consumer to the server.
Seagate 600 SSD 240 GB Review: LAMD And Toshiba, Together Again
May 7, 2013 - in Reviews
Seagate is the world's largest purveyor of mechanical hard drives. As the company prepares for mortal combat in the consumer SSD space, are its wits, Toshiba's Toggle-mode NAND, and SK hynix memory solutions' 87800 controller enough to get by?
Seagate 600 Pro-Series 200 GB SSD Review: For The Enterprise
May 7, 2013 - in Reviews
After years of halfhearted attempts to join the solid-state storage market, Seagate is finally ready to reinvent itself with a new family of SSDs. The first one we're looking at is the enterprise-class 600 Pro. Does this 200 GB drive impress our team?
Seagate Rolls Out 4 TB Hard Drives
Apr 4, 2013 - in News
Seagate has announced that it has started shipping out 4 TB drives with platters of 1 TB.
Seagate Hits Milestone with 2 Billionth Hard Drive
Mar 18, 2013 - in News
Seagate has shipped its two-billionth hard drive ever.
Your Top Picks: Tom's Hardware Forums' Q1 2013 BestConfigs
Mar 10, 2013 - in Reviews
So you like our System Builder Marathon? Ever come up with your own idea for a killer rig? Don't forget to tell us about it on the Tom's Hardware forums. The following ten setups were configured by forum members and chosen in Q1 2013 BestConfigs Poll.
Seagate Unveils Its Third Generation SSHDs
Mar 8, 2013 - in News
The company's new lineup of SSHDs aims to "deliver blazing-fast performance and high-capacity at an affordable price".
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Mar 7, 2013 - in News
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Seagate Discontinuing Mobile 7200RPM Drives in 2013?
Mar 4, 2013 - in News
A Seagate rep has said that the company will stop the manufacture of 2.5-inch 7200RPM hard drives by the end of 2013.
System Builder Marathon, Q1 2013: System Value Compared
Feb 28, 2013 - in Reviews
We've long claimed that the sweet spot for value was somewhere around $800. So, we narrowed this quarter's System Builder Marathon from $600 to $1,000. Which one of our three configurations gives us the most performance for our budget?
System Builder Marathon, Q1 2013: $800 Enthusiast PC
Feb 26, 2013 - in Reviews
Last quarter, Don had $1,000 to spend on a mid-range enthusiast-oriented PC. This time around, we challenged him to build something better with $800. Is that even possible? Our System Builder Marathon continues, as we benchmark three hand-picked setups.
System Builder Marathon, Q1 2013: $600 Gaming PC
Feb 25, 2013 - in Reviews
After one quarter after another of Pentium-based budget-oriented gaming builds, Paul Henningsen is ready to put together something a little more potent. We gave him an extra $100 and asked him to show us how to spend that money. He obliged, gladly.
Report: SSD Market Revenues Will More Than Double in 2013
Jan 23, 2013 - in News
The SSD market is expected to equal 40-percent of the HDD market by 2016.
Seagate Reports Flat HDD Shipment Growth
Jan 9, 2013 - in News
Seagate has released a preliminary result of its fiscal second quarter 2013, or the fourth calendar quarter of 2012.
System Builder Marathon, Q4 2012: $2,000 Performance PC
Dec 5, 2012 - in Reviews
Last quarter, our highest-end build put an emphasis on host processing. This time around, we're setting our sights on gaming performance. That's not to say any part of this $2000 build suffers. It sports Radeon HD 7970s in CrossFire and a Core i7-3770K.
Western Digital Regains HDD Market Lead in Q2
Aug 28, 2012 - in News
Following Seagate, Western Digital has apparently recovered from the impact of the Thailand flood as well. As of Q2, the company has become the leading hard drive maker again.
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: Alternative $2000 Gaming PC
Aug 23, 2012 - in Reviews
Starved by the limits of our System Builder Marathon benchmark suite, Thomas decides to explore what happens when he really uncorks the graphics system. A helping of 5760x1080 across three monitors is being added to the complete four-course test set.
System Builder Marathon, August 2012: $1000 Enthusiast PC
Aug 20, 2012 - in Reviews
This quarter, we construct our most powerful $1000 enthusiast build ever, complete with a Core i5-3570K, GeForce GTX 670, and solid-state storage. Can it beat the value of Paul's $500 machine or come close to the performance of Thomas' $2000 system?
Seagate Completes Acquisition of LaCie
Aug 6, 2012 - in News
Seagate confirmed that it has closed the acquisition LaCie, which will give the company a stronger position in the retail market.