In Pictures: Tom's Hardware At NAB Show 2013
May 2, 2013 - in Picture Story
Tom's Hardware was in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago for the 90th annual NAB Show. Join us as we review what we saw on the show floor, including cameras, lighting, drones, storage devices, sounds equipment, monitors, and accessories.
Intel Adds 80GB Model to SSD 335 Series
Apr 24, 2013 - in News
Here's another addition to the Intel SSD 335 Series.
Almost 20 TB (Or $50,000) Of SSD DC S3700 Drives, Benchmarked
Apr 14, 2013 - in Reviews
We've already reviewed Intel's SSD DC S3700 and determined it to be a fast, consistent performer. But what happens when we take two-dozen (or about $50,000) worth of them and create a massive RAID 0 array? Come along as we play around in storage heaven.
Intel SSD 525 Review: Five mSATA Drives, From 30 To 240 GB
Apr 7, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel has a new family of mSATA-based SSDs powered by SandForce's second-gen controller. Dubbed the SSD 525, we have all five capacities in our lab. Can the promise of strong performance, 5,000 P/E cycles, and a five-year warranty make up for high prices?
Intel Adds New Capacity, Case Design to SSD 335 Series
Feb 4, 2013 - in News
If the 240GB model was too expensive, here's a cheaper 180GB version of Intel's SSD 335 Series.
Intel SSD DC S3700 Review: Benchmarking Consistency
Jan 30, 2013 - in Reviews
With the recent announcement of the SSD DC S3700, Intel is firmly targeting enterprise customers with something not normally seen on spec sheets: performance consistency. Will their latest offering live up to expectations, or fall short? Lets find out.
Intel Pushing 550 MB/s mSATA Speeds with SSD 525 Series
Jan 28, 2013 - in News
Intel has introduced a new mSATA SSD with SATA 3 bandwidth performance.
Quick Look: Intel's SSD DC S3700 200 And 800 GB Drives
Jan 23, 2013 - in Reviews
Intel recently sent over a pair of its SSD DC S3700 drives at 200 and 800 GB. Our esteemed storage expert just put the finishing touches on his in-depth evaluation, which includes comprehensive consistency analysis and lots of performance detail.
Intel Adds Return Addresses to SSD Labels
Jan 12, 2013 - in News
Intel announced a slight revision to its 520, 525 and DC S3700 series SSDs.
Intel Previews Its PCIe 3.0-Based RAID Cards
Dec 27, 2012 - in News
Intel recently gave us a peek at its next-generation PCI Express 3.0-based RAID cards.
Intel Releases 20 nm, 240 GB Solid State Drive
Oct 30, 2012 - in News
Intel just released its Solid-State Drive 335 Series.
Intel SSD 335 240 GB Review: Driving Down Prices With 20 nm NAND
Oct 29, 2012 - in Reviews
Intel's SSD 335 is a refresh of the SSD 330 sporting 20 nm MLC NAND flash. Does it alter performance? Not really. Pricing? Yes. How about endurance? That's hard to say for certain. There's only one model, though, with 240 GB of capacity. We test it today.
Intel Pits HDD Against SSD in Human Productivity Faceoff
Oct 4, 2012 - in News
Intel takes a look at what its SATA 6Gb/s SSD can do for productivity in an office environment.
TRIM Command Confirmed With RAID 0 on Intel 7 Series
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Intel makes the TRIM command available within a RAID 0 setup with Intel RST Driver versions 11.0 and newer
Intel Developing New SSD Specification for Ultrabooks
Aug 3, 2012 - in News
Intel is pushing for a new mSATA SSD standard for Ultrabooks called NGFF.
Intel Expected to Drop SSD Prices in August
Jul 13, 2012 - in News
If you are planning on purchasing a solid state disk, it may be worth it to wait another few weeks.
Intel SSD 910 Review: PCI Express-Based Enterprise Storage
Jul 2, 2012 - in Reviews
PCIe-based SSDs have evolved rapidly, with companies like Fusion-io, LSI, and OCZ leading the way. Intel is betting that its reputation for quality and reliability in the enterprise sector are enough to overcome that head-start as it launches SSD 910.
SSD Prices Continue to Trend Downward
Jun 25, 2012 - in News
As hard drive prices remain high since the Thailand floods of 2011, the SSD prices have taken a different trend, a much appreciated downward trend in prices.
SandForce SF-2000 Controllers Limited to 128-Bit Encryption
Jun 12, 2012 - in News
In a quality audit, it was discovered that the SF-2000 Series Controllers don't operate at its 256-Bit Encryption specificaton, but currently is limited to 128-Bit Encryption
Everything You Need To Know About Thunderbolt
Jun 11, 2012 - in Reviews
A year after its debut on Apple platforms, Thunderbolt is finally available for PCs. Both fast and scalable, the technology’s 10 Gb/s connectivity and potential for external graphics promises to inspire innovation. But is it ready for prime time?
Intel SSD 330 Review: 60, 120, And 180 GB Models Benchmarked
May 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Intel recently introduced its SSD 330 family, positioned ahead of the SSD 320s and below the SSD 520s. Like the company's highest-end models, these drives employ SandForce's controller technology. We bought all three capacities and ran our tests on them.
Intel Wants 100 Thunderbolt Devices by Year's End
Apr 25, 2012 - in News
Intel is pushing for around 100 Thunderbolt peripherals by the end of the year as the tech begins to debut on Windows-based PCs.
Intel Releases Budget Friendly 330-Series SSDs
Apr 17, 2012 - in News
Intel has released its budget friendly 330-Series SSDs that gives consumers a more affordable entry into the accelerated storage performance of SSDs.
Intel SSD 313 Series Cache Drives Have Arrived
Apr 5, 2012 - in News
Intel has released its new SSD 313 Series caching solution featuring Intel Smart Response Technology.
Intel's Bargain 330-Series SSD Leaked
Apr 2, 2012 - in News
Several online retailers have begun listing the new Intel SSD 330-series.
Intel's 311 & 510 Series SSDs Reach End of Life This Fall
Mar 9, 2012 - in News
Intel has announced the product discontinuance of two of its SSDs, the 311 Series and 510 Series.
Ten 60 GB SandForce-Based Boot Drives, Rounded-Up
Feb 29, 2012 - in Reviews
What makes one SandForce-based SSD different from the others that appear to be just like it? We round up 10 models with 60 GB of capacity to explore the effects of NAND interfaces. We also stumble across some interesting data related to full drives.
Intel Readies New 313 Series Caching SSDs for Ivy Bridge
Feb 22, 2012 - in News
With Ivy Bridge around the corner, Intel is set to release its new 313 SSD caching series based on 25 nm SLC NAND flash memory.
Intel Introduces New 520 Series Line of SSDs
Feb 6, 2012 - in News
Intel has officially launched its new line of SSDs, the 520 Series.
Intel SSD 520 Review: Taking Back The High-End With SandForce
Feb 6, 2012 - in Reviews
If you thought that Intel had conceded the high-end SSD market to its competition, you were wrong. The company's new SSD 520 centers on SandForce's SF-2281 controller, incorporates top-bin IMFT NAND, and is protected by a five-year warranty.