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Amazon Leaks Crucial's MX300 750GB Specs And Price
Apr 23, 2016 - in News
Some people take a walk everyday. Here at Tom's Hardware we surf every--on the web, that is--and our surfing led us to the upcoming Crucial MX300 listed at Amazon and the first public release of the speeds and feeds.
Samsung Portable SSD T3 Review
Apr 22, 2016 - in Reviews
Samsung is wasting no time putting its 48-layer V-NAND to use. The company's Portable SSD T3 doubles the capacity of last year's model and gets a needed face-lift.
Intel 750 Series 800GB NVMe PCIe SSD Review
Apr 21, 2016 - in Reviews
Intel released a mid-capacity SSD 750 to fill the gap between its 400GB and 1.2TB models. The new 800GB version is the right size for many enthusiasts, but do its price and performance keep you interested or scare you away?
Apr 16, 2016 - in Reviews
Here are the best SATA and PCIe SSDs on the market, ranging from 256GB to 1TB. These drives offer the best performance per dollar.
Asustor AS6204T NAS Review
Apr 15, 2016 - in Reviews
Asustor's AS6204T sports Intel's Braswell-based Celeron N3150 processor, 4GB of RAM, tons of I/O and a long list of software features. Is the NAS worth its hefty price tag compared to some of the other strong appliances in this segment, though?
Intel Shows Optane (3D XPoint) In A Backup Device At IDF Shenzhen
Apr 14, 2016 - in News
Optane was on display in China at the Intel Developers Forum. During a keynote, Rob Crooke took to the stage to show the world's most expensive Thunderbolt 3 data backup storage appliance.
PNY CS2211 XLR8 SSD Review
Apr 13, 2016 - in Reviews
PNY released two new consumer SSDs that employ Phison's S10 controller. Today, we're looking at the CS2211 model, sporting Toshiba MLC flash. This enthusiast-oriented drive was designed for gaming and 4K video.
Micron Outs Crucial MX300 With 3D NAND, Coming This Month
Apr 12, 2016 - in News
Micron played host to media today in the new Austin, Texas research lab. At the event, several products were discussed. Only one was glossed over, and it's the one we care about for consumer use.
Zotac Sonix NVMe SSD Review: Our First E7 Tests
Apr 7, 2016 - in Reviews
Zotac is selling the first Phison PS5007-E7-based SSD, calling it the Sonix. Can this 480GB NVMe-capable add-in card usurp incumbents like Intel and Samsung in the high-performance storage space?
iXsystems FreeNAS Mini Goes XL With 8-Bay Model
Apr 4, 2016 - in News
The fastest NAS we've ever tested, the iXsystems FreeNAS Mini, goes XL with a new 8-bay model. The new iXsystems FreeNAS Mini XL cures one of our only complaints about the system--limited capacity.
Intel Announces TLC-Based 540s, 5400s SSDs
Apr 1, 2016 - in News
Intel announced new consumer and business client class SSDs. The company moved away from The (Sand)Force and chose Silicon Motion's SM2256 to tame SK Hynix's 16nm TLC.
IT Pro: 64 PCIe SSDs, 120TB Of Flash And One Stop Systems: The FSA 200 Review
Mar 30, 2016 - in News
We take 64 of the fastest PCIe SSDs on the planet (32 Intel NVMe DC P3700's and 32 Fusion ioMemory SSDs) out for a spin in the FSA 200 PCIe SSD enclosure.
Samsung 950 Pro 256GB RAID Report
Mar 22, 2016 - in Reviews
Samsung's 256GB 950 Pro is an excellent way to get NVMe's low latency into your PC for less than $200. That made us wonder if using two drives in RAID 0 would offer a better value for enthusiasts looking for higher capacity and more performance.
OCZ Trion 150 SSD Review
Mar 18, 2016 - in Reviews
OCZ is on its second-generation TLC-based effort. The new Trion 150 updates the flash to Toshiba's 15nm TLC, but the largest improvement comes from firmware that increases sustained write performance.
MyDigitalSSD BP5e Low-Cost TLC SSD Review
Mar 15, 2016 - in Reviews
Are you looking for reliable high-capacity flash storage at a value-oriented price? The MyDigitalSSD Bullet Proof 5 Eco 960GB currently sells for $240 and delivers acceptable performance.
Toshiba Q300 Pro 512GB MLC SSD Review
Mar 10, 2016 - in Reviews
Toshiba recently launched two new SSDs for the entry-level and mainstream markets. Today, we look at the top-tier MLC-based Q300 Pro and find that it could be a serious contender in the market.
Transcend SSD370S 512GB SSD Review
Mar 8, 2016 - in Reviews
Transend's SSD370 we tested previously fell short of meeting our quality standards. But the SSD370S fixes those issues using Micron 16nm synchronous flash. Unfortunately, this model is also more expensive than its competition.
Sony PSZ-HB2T External Rugged HDD Review
Mar 3, 2016 - in Reviews
Sony has a new line of portable, rugged storage products to complement the company's professional imaging products. Today, we look at a 2TB single-drive model designed to go where traditional storage cannot.
LaCie Updates 5big Thunderbolt 2 To 40 TB, Adds 5-Year Warranty
Mar 1, 2016 - in News
The LaCie 5big has been the go-to device for media professionals using Thunderbolt DAS to store pictures and video. LaCie updated the system today to include 33% more storage capacity and a new 5-year warranty.
WD Embraces Helium To Float 8TB Capacity, New Products Available
Mar 1, 2016 - in News
Western Digital adds helium-filled hard disk drives to the Red, Red Pro and Purple product lines. The disks drive new consumer storage devices with increased capacity, cooler operation and higher density.
Seagate Backup Plus 8TB External HDD Review
Mar 1, 2016 - in Reviews
Seagate recently announced capacity increases to several of its HDD products. Prior to that, the company released the latest iteration of its Backup Plus Desktop Drive. The new version is an 8TB model that supersedes the previous 6TB flagship.
Klevv Urbane SSD Review
Feb 25, 2016 - in Reviews
We recently tested a low-cost Zotac SSD that uses Phison's S10 controller. Today, we benchmarking an SSD from a lesser-known brand with the same processor, but paired with premium 15nm Toshiba Toggle-mode flash.
Zotac PCIe NVMe SSD Shown At CES Named: 'SONIX'
Feb 25, 2016 - in News
Zotac displayed an upcoming add-in card (AIC) SSD at CES 2016 but didn't reveal a product name until today. We just received word that the new NVMe-based drive will sell as the SONIX.
Toshiba XG3 M.2 PCIe SSD Review: An OCZ RevoDrive 400 Primer
Feb 23, 2016 - in Reviews
Toshiba started shipping the XG3 last year, but the SSD remained an OEM secret until now. The XG3 is coming to the retail market as OCZ's RevoDrive 400 in 2016. Today, we look at an OEM XG3 to get a feel for the device's performance.
Samsung 750 EVO SSD Review
Feb 18, 2016 - in Reviews
Samsung is introducing a low-cost client SSD to system builders. But the SSD 750 EVO will sell through regular e-tail channels as well. Just don't call it an 840 EVO or expect the same endurance issues from this LDPC-enabled stablemate.
Seagate Delivers A 2 TB HDD In 7mm
Feb 16, 2016 - in News
Nearly all new notebooks require 7mm Z-height drives. The height is not an issue with solid-state products but it's a very small space for spinning disks. Seagate doubled the capacity in this form factor by reaching 2TB.
Micron Outs 3D NAND Technical Details, 3D SSDs Landing In June
Feb 12, 2016 - in News
Micron unleashes technical details about next generation NAND flash that takes the vertical route to the future.
Samsung SM951-NVMe RAID Review
Feb 11, 2016 - in Reviews
The Samsung 950 Pro is available now and it's a hot seller, but the SM951-NVMe still packs a better value for shoppers looking to save. Today, we look at three Samsung PCIe solutions in both single-drive and RAID 0 configurations.
How Seagate Tests Its Hard Drives
Feb 9, 2016 - in Reviews
Tom's Hardware gets a rare and in-depth look at how Seagate designs and tests its hard drives. Join us for a tour through the company's Longmont, Colorado R&D center.
OCZ Trion 150 SSD Firmware Tweaked To Boost Sequential Data Transfer Performance
Feb 4, 2016 - in News
On the surface, the OCZ Trion 150 is a revamped Trion 100 with Toshiba 15nm flash. Under the cover, OCZ tweaked the firmware to enable more sequential data transfer performance.