RunCore Launches Low Cost SSDs
Dec 31, 2008 - in News
With the price of SSD storage continuously dropping, it’s not surprising to see some ultra cheap SSDs hitting the market in time to take advantage of the current penny pinching economy.
MSI Announces Netbook with Hybrid Storage
Dec 30, 2008 - in News
MSI has announced a netbook with hybrid storage, something that could set it apart from the market competition.
SSDs Replacing HDDs Soon? Not A Chance
Dec 29, 2008 - in Reviews
Some say 2010 and even 2009 will be the year of SSDs. We think not.
Blu-ray Discs That Play in DVD Player Revealed
Dec 22, 2008 - in News
Japanese developer Pony/Canon has successfully created a Blu-ray hybid disc that will work in standard definition DVD players.
Boosting SSD Performance With The Right OS
Dec 19, 2008 - in News
Which version of Windows will help push your SSDs to maximum speeds? Nothing you’d be able to find in the stores right now!
Highpoint Takes On Adaptec's SAS Controller
Dec 19, 2008 - in Reviews
Professional hardware can be expensive, but are cost effective business products really an alternative? We compared Highpoint’s new RocketRAID 2640X4 SAS RAID controller with Adaptec’s 5405 entry level card.
Toshiba Launches First 512 GB SSD
Dec 18, 2008 - in News
Toshiba announces the industry's first 2.5-inch 512 GB SSD
New Fast OCZ, SuperTalent SSD Drives
Dec 12, 2008 - in News
OCZ and Super Talent have released new high-performance solid state drives
Synology DS207+: Getting NAS Into Your Home
Dec 11, 2008 - in Reviews
Synology really impressed us with the performance of its Disk Station DS408. Can the same company do it again with its Disk Station DS207+?
Acoustically Manage Your Hard Drive
Dec 9, 2008 - in Reviews
Most modern drives can be set to deliver maximum performance or to operate quietly. We looked at how performance, acoustics, and power requirements change when switching from fast to quiet using Hitachi’s Deskstar 7K1000.B.
Intel SS4200-E: PC-Based NAS Evaluated
Dec 4, 2008 - in Reviews
Intel's Celeron-based SS4200-E is the company's latest effort to clinch market share in the SOHO storage space. Is it enough to usurp more established incumbents?
Pioneer's 400 GB Blu-Ray Disc Coming
Dec 4, 2008 - in News
According to Pioneer, Blu-ray technology will be in for a huge upgrade. The firm claims that it has developed a new disc manufacturing technology that will allow up to 400 GB of data to be packed onto a single disc. Sounds too good to be true? Here’s the
WD's 2nd Gen GP: More Speed, Less Power
Dec 3, 2008 - in Reviews
Usually, green hardware means you're giving up performance in order to cut back on power consumption. But Western Digital's second-generation Green Power drive changes all of that.
Tom's Holiday Buyer's Guide 2008, Part 4
Dec 2, 2008 - in Reviews
Welcome to part four of our Holiday Gift Guide coverage. This time around, the Tom's Hardware staff picks its favorite components for your wish list rounding out 2008.
Last Week's Hot News: Nov. Week 4
Nov 29, 2008 - in Picture Story
It's Thanksgiving, so to go along with turkey dinner leftovers are the last week's hottest news!
IM Flash Starts Production on 34nm Flash Chips
Nov 24, 2008 - in News
IM Flash Technologies, a joint subsidiary of Intel and Micron, has starting production on 34nm, 32 gigabit multi-level cell flash chips.
Plextor Announces New Optical Drive Lineup
Nov 24, 2008 - in News
A name that used to crop up when talking about elite optical products years ago has made a comeback! Plextor has come out of the woodwork, announcing a new lineup of optical drives after lying low for a while.
Tom’s Winter 2008 Hard Drive Guide
Nov 23, 2008 - in Reviews
Flash-based drives take the performance segment by storm, but the good old hard drive still provides the best bang for the buck as capacities reach 1.5 terabytes. We scanned all the available offerings and found the best drives for winter 2008.
Kingston Unveils 64 GB USB Sticks
Nov 21, 2008 - in News
Kingston updates USB flash drive line to 64 GB
Samsung's Fast 256GB SSD Goes Into Production
Nov 20, 2008 - in News
Samsung has announced that its ultra-fast 256 GB SSD has finally entered mass-production
Toshiba Intros 500GB Green 2.5" HDD
Nov 20, 2008 - in News
Toshiba has announced a new series of 2.5-inch hard disk drives that offer capacities up to 500 GB, increased durability, reduced noise and a lower power consumption
Where Do Hard Drive Heads Come From?
Nov 20, 2008 - in Picture Story
A few days ago we were lucky enough to visit Seagate's Springtown, Ireland factory, where it manufactures 80% of its read/write heads. We'll show you some of what we saw there and explain how a hard drive head comes to be.
Synology's DS408 Reviewed: Fast NAS For Pros
Nov 18, 2008 - in Reviews
Does a NAS device with high data transfer rate and a Web interface that is easy to configure actually exist? Synology shows how it should be done. But the enclosure is not without its faults, either.
SuperSpeed USB More Like HalfSpeed
Nov 17, 2008 - in News
This week marks a major milestone for the universal serial bus (USB) standard, which has just received its official 3.0 stamp of approval. The new standard is expected to be available in early 2010, and bring along a substantial speed boost. According to
Fujitsu Launches New Enterprise Class Hard Drives
Nov 17, 2008 - in News
Fujitsu has announced two new enterprise class hard disk drives that offer a blend of performance and low-power consumption
Seagate Announces 2 TB NAS
Nov 13, 2008 - in News
Seagate has announced the Maxtor Central Axis Business Edition dual-drive network storage server
Fujitsu Launches 500 GB Notebook Hard Drives – Full Drive Encryption
Nov 12, 2008 - in News
With the ever increasing demand for more storage by users that are always on-the-go, Fujitsu launches a set of hard drives at half of a terabyte.
Seagate Intros Self-encrypting HDDs
Nov 11, 2008 - in News
A notebook computer is stolen every 52 seconds, according to statistics compiled by the FBI; 97 percent of them are never recovered. How much sensitive personal information is stored on your machine? Is it encrypted? Probably not.
Seagate Responds to Freezing HDDs
Nov 10, 2008 - in News
Last week Toms had covered a bit about the freezing problems with Seagate’s Barracuda 1.5TB drives. We would like to update readers with the response that Toms has gotten directly from Seagate.
USB Drives Target for Virus Infections
Nov 6, 2008 - in News
Thumb drives are pretty popular with almost every computer user out there. They offer a compact storage solution for carting around work projects, personal documents, and IT staff use them to cart around useful tools on the job.