GIGABYTE and ASUS chose different paths for SATA 6Gbps on P55 motherboards. Today we put them to the test to see which is better implemented.
Sharkoon's famous QuickPort toaster hard drive enclosure now comes with USB 3.0 for SuperSpeed transfers. We investigate it in detail.
Vantec helps make life a lot easier in the storage world with an adapter that understands 66 different types of media.
When we tested the Barracuda XT we didn't have the Caviar Black in for testing, that has changed and we have a potential new favorite on our hands.
Areca has a long standing reputation among storage enthusiasts. Can the ARC-1680X live up to the expectations?
Chris brings you up to speed with all things happening in the SSD market.
The pentacle of Audio / Video storage has arrived. Chris runs us over the luxuries a unit like this brings to your network.
Rough and tough portable storage for those adventurous enough to live like there is no tomorrow.
The world's first USB 3.0 external HDD is in for testing straight from Japan.
G.Skill has just announced a new family of its Falcon series SSDs. Chris has his hands on a sample & takes the time to see where the improvements are.
After testing the Promise DS4600, we had several requests to review other DAS servers. AXUS FiT 500E, come on down!
A-DATA sent us over its SH93 320GB yellow waterproof and shock resistant portable HDD for video review and its durability impresses.
Data without protection is worthless. Portability without security is asking for trouble.
We visited the Macpower office and ran some benchmarks to get an early look at USB 3.0 performance using an Intel X25-M G2 80GB SSD.
Seagate is back with another drive from their Savvio series of products. The 10K.3 is a third generation Savvio 2.5-inch SAS 2.0 drive.
Today Chris looks at Seagate's second generation Savvio 15K.2 series hard disk which comes in a 2.5-inch form and makes use of SAS 2.0.
Seagate was the first to launch a second generation Serial Attached SCSI drive and Chris puts the latest on the test bench.
Sean looks into the implementation of the new generation SATA 6G interface, the issues it brings with it and the ways around them.
QNAP unleashes a new processor in their consumer flagship NAS that packs more features than most enterprise units.
Looking to add storage to your portable, but not wanting to lose USB ports? - The Seagate FreeAgent Go Dock+ could be the answer for you.
SATA 3.0 has arrived and Seagate was the first through the door. Let's have a look at the new Barracuda XT and how it performs.
OCZ is leading the way for consumer SSDs. The Agility is its mainstream product, but how does it compare to other manufacturers leading products?
Doo be doobie doo, this isn't a Bud Ice commercial, but this penguin is just as memorable.
You may have a RAID 6 array with battery backup, but what is that going to do for you in Katrina like conditions?
Direct Access Storage is a cost effective solution for single users who are looking to get the full redundancy of a NAS without the expense.
Today Chris cranks up one of Transcend's latest Ultra series drives running off the Indilinx Barefoot controller.
Thecus has kept a heavy launch schedule this year. Today we look at the successor to the N5200, the Dual DOM N5500.
Patriot isn't waving any flags in the highly contested MLC SSD battle. The new Torqx M28 blasts into the low cost segment.
There are many ways to test hard drives and NAS servers. Come see how we do it in a series of easy to follow video demonstrations so that you can too.
Today we take a quick look at TEAM Group's Supreme U100 64GB pen drive flash disk. It oozes with style with its impressive design and build quality.
Patriot has developed a couple fancy new internal and external HDD and SSD enclosure caddies with hardware RAID support. Any good? Watch our video!
SSD on a stick, tasty for some - but is this technology ready for the mainstream yet?
DVNation kicks over an Indilinx controlled PhotoFast SSD that uses SLC Memory, very fast!
QNAP launches a new flagship NAS server that bursts all our speed records.
The Celeron 300A of solid state drives? An icon in the making, take a look!
During our visit to China last month, RunCore gave us one of their 32GB Pro IV SSDs. We hooked it up to our HTPC - Worth upgrading? Watch our video!
Flash memory has become a key component to nearly all technology, from cell phones to SSDs.
Kingston launches an entry level SSD that has a very friendly price. Today we'll find out if it performs well enough to earn our best value award.
SSDs are for power users, so why just put them in notebooks?
In this technology demonstration we show what type of incredible storage performance is available today and what to look forward to in the future.
A media player that can actually play all of your media.
PhotoFast takes RAID to a whole new level and strikes at Fusion-io.
Super Talent sent us one of its blue 8GB Pico Mini USB pen drives for review. We put it through the paces to see what it can do in this video review.
The G-Monster V5 is marketed as the world's fastest SSD. Let's have a look and see if this holds true!
Crucial brings Indilinx power to their SSD lineup, but the price and warranty is what makes this product really stand out.
This week we traveled to Hangzhou, China to visit Runcore and see their new range of SSDs. We also stopped by their factory to see how an SSD is made!
Corsair loved our Intel vs. Indilinx RAID testing and wanted us to put their Performance Series to the test. So here we are today with results in.
Ever thought you'd be able to hold 128GB of storage inside your palm? Flash technology keeps improving and Patriot Memory make good use of it.
HighPoint delivers an entry level RAID controller that is low cost and reliable.
Western Digital goes dual across the board; 2TB, two controllers and even two drives.
Corsair finds a friend in Samsung. Let's see how well they play together and with the new P256 SSD.
Kingston adds value to their X25-M retail kit and makes your upgrade painless.
Adaptec launches new technology that will take the server room by storm, resident in the newly launched 5Z series of controllers.
The Indilinx Barefoot goes both ways; MLC and SLC. After playing with the consumer drives, it is now time to check out the enterprise offerings.
Patriot comes through with an Indilinx Barefoot MLC SSD. Let's see if it can warp past the competition.
DVNation sent over a great piece of kit. We look at the Silicon Power eSATA/USB SSD which provides more flexibility and speed than usual USB drives.
Today we take a close look at IN WIN's Ammo 2.5" external SATA HDD enclosure with RFID hardware data security. It is also our first full video review!
Super Talent has teamed up with Indilinx and has a new SSD that promises high speed and low cost.
We investigate moving a notebook's storage from mechanical to solid state to see if this is a logical step for users seeking optimal performance.
The two fastest consumer SSDs face off in a RAID 0 sprint to the finish. Who will take the flag?
G.Skill drops JMicron for Indilinx. Let's see if this allows the Falcon to really soar.
Military grade SSDs. My SSD can kick your SSDs ass!
Vizo has come up with a nifty looking product that can house two 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs in your desktop PC for some easy RAID loving.
Thecus updates their prosumer NAS server line. Let's see what the N7700 has to offer.
HornetTek is a new name for us, but their Hover HDD enclosure is definitely something to remember.
Kingston follows Intel down the road to SSD bliss. Let's see what the SSDNow is all about.
Round 2 of our Solidata X2 Series brings on the 256GB drive and an increase in performance.
An MLC drive that is supposedly faster than Intel's SSD? - Let's take a look and see for sure.
Hitachi launches an enterprise 1TB drive packed with enterprise features. Let's see if it can tick all the right boxes in its class.
Patriot evolves the Warp Series into its third generation. Let's see how fast it can go this time around.
We take the time to have a look at an external DVD drive from Lite-On. Is it something we can see people using?
With both the Rubber and Swivel Godfathers arriving on his doorstep, Chris looks to see if Super Talent "make an offer you can't refuse".
When it comes to flash drives Super Talent has all the answers. Today our attention is toward a high capacity offering with elegant wood grain finish.
MTRON is back with another SLC based SSD. Is SLC still the fastest, or has MLC closed the gap? Let's take a look and see.
Chris tests the QNAP TS-509 Pro and puts it up against the Thecus N5200 Pro, another 5-drive NAS device.
Western Digital has released a new big drive and manages to make it green friendly.
G.Skill breaks free from the pack. See the new TITAN series 256GB SSD make some waves.
We have the ultimate in speedy storage set up and share out some of the immensely gratifying performance figures it's capable of.
MS is promising a faster experience with Windows 7 and the way it handles solid state drives. We put that to the test with the public BETA release.