OCZ takes it to the next level with a new 3.5" form factor SandForce SSD designed to be the ultimate desktop SSD.
Seagate has a popular NAS server line to go with their expanded retail product list. Chris takes a look to see what the BlackArmor has to offer.
Chris takes a stab at the Quick Review format and turns us onto a small 2.5" form factor USB 3.0 Drive Enclosure.
Featuring eSATA, USB 2.0 and two HDD docking ports, the Duet offers everything a desktop HDD dock should, but in pairs.
SandForce SF-1500 finally gets SAS connectivity. Will SAS improve data transfer speed, or just increase the IOPS count?
We're back with another HDD Docking Station, this time from the company that started it all. The latest BlacX is both USB 3.0 and SATA 6G compatible!
Kingston prepares to take portable storage to the next level by mixing SSD speed with USB 3.0 connectivity.
Intel mixes flash to match other SSD manufacturer's capacity, but is it too late for Postville to compete with SandForce or is the new 120GB X25-M the perfect holiday SSD?
ioSafe is back with two new disaster proof models. One features USB 3.0 and the other eSATA. Today we look at the new SoloPRO eSATA and see exactly what disaster proof really is.
We love uber impressive performance. We love pushing standards. Today we do that by putting SATA3 to the test with four Crucial C300 256GB SSDs and an Areca ARC-1880i controller. Rock on!
Backing up; we know we should do it, but sometimes we simply forget or just can't be bothered. Let's check out a device from Clickfree which should make the process a little easier.
SDHC is now the standard for nearly all consumer devices. Chris takes a look at the new Class 10 standard and explains what the classes mean.
USB 3.0 is gaining market acceptance and becoming a mainstream accepted standard. Now that you have it, it's time to do something with it.
With only a handful of 7mm drives on the market, Hitachi aims high and low. Today we look at the budget end of the market with the 5,400 RPM Z5K320.
OCZ doubles down with four SandForce controllers and 240GB of flash memory all wrapped up in a convenient PCIe card that rocked our test bench.
Desktop docks are very useful if you have a few spare drives sitting around. Today we look at the new kid on the block.
Hitachi releases the world's first 5th generation 2.5" 7,200 RPM HDD which we hope will prove itself to be a viable means to improve your notebook's storage subsystem on the cheap.
With so many to choose from, who knows what to buy? Today we look at several thumb drives and help you make an informed decision.
OCZ just made owning a SandForce SSD easier. Chris takes a look at the first app for SandForce SSDs.
Breaking the 2.19TB capacity limit is a tricky task, but Western Digital found a way to make it happen.
USB 3.0 might be the future, but Patriot has a quad channel USB 2.0 drive now that is very fast.
We check out the new Plextor External Blu-ray drive in our Quick Review style. If it's portable Blu-ray playback you seek, check this puppy out!
External USB 3.0 Module - What the heck is that? It's cheap, useful and elegant!
Looking for a fast way to access data from your SATA II drive and have a USB 3.0 port unused? ineo Tech has a solution.
ADATA updates the S596 with the latest JMicron 616 controller. Can the JMF616 turbocharge the S596 or does it stumble off the line?
Looking for a high speed boot drive at a low cost? G.Skill enters the fray with a small rocket designed to meet budget users.
HighPoint has something special here; something capable of transferring a dual layer DVD's worth of data in just one second. We make the most of what this controller is capable of thanks to Crucial sending...
QNAP's new enterprise rackmount NAS has the power to keep your business at full flow, yet is simple and quiet enough to stay in your home office.
USB 3.0 brings external storage in line with the speeds of internal storage. Can the A-DATA N005 make your life better, or just cause you heart ache?
Thecus introduces their highest performing NAS to date, can the N8800 Pro smash our benchmark records or will the new firmware hold it back?
Team has a loyal following of enthusiasts who prefer their memory over all others. Did Team give the enthusiast community a SSD to get fanatical over as well?
USB 3.0 and SSDs are driving the storage market right now and OCZ has found a way to combine the two.
The highest selling SSDs are not always what you might expect. Today we look at one of the most common and least reviewed SSDs on the market.
A-DATA updates their flagship 500 Series; bringing new firmware features, accessories and capacity.
Corsair nears the 100USD price barrier with a SandForce SSD. Does the new configuration live up to the high expectations or does it follow Intel down the path of shame?
It's the pricing game! How much would you expect to pay for a 1TB USB 3.0 HDD? 199? 149? How about 109 USD and it comes with bells and whistles, too?
Sometimes you just need a shortcut to make life easier. Vantec is the shortcut maker and this time they have a USB 3.0 to SATA II product that makes temporary jobs fly by.
Silicon Power merges the speed of USB 3.0 with military ruggedness to make a portable HDD that can take a beating under water or in our lab.
Just when you thought you had seen it all, INDYLAB launches a touch enabled portable hard drive.
With a marriage of solid state and USB 3.0, Chris sees what kind of performance is on tap with Super Talent's SuperCrypt series today.
Chris can spot a hot deal on an SSD from a mile away. This week Mushkin takes top honors with a Deluxe drive that features extended capacity and high IOPS programming.
G.Skill is looking to get back on track with their new 4K High IOPS Phoenix Pro that could be the fastest SSD on the market.
Nothing gets the heart racing like the thought of PCIe SSDs. Nothing gets the data flowing as fast either. But how does it affect your wallet?
LaCie has a strong USB 3.0 enclosure that is fast, reliable and cheap. Chris takes a look and shows us that USB 3.0 storage doesn't have to break the bank.
As prices continue to drop on SandForce drives, more enthusiasts are starting to look at higher capacity models. Today Chris takes a look at a large OCZ Agility 2.
Enterprise ODM Advanced Computer International comes up with portable professional storage that has style and performance.
Corsair takes advantage of SandForce's new 7% over provisioning and launches the new Force Series with expanded capacities.
My Digital Discount gets SandForce 120GB under 300 USD. Today we test the 240GB drive and give you the details on how to get ridiculous deals on SandForce drives.
Does lower capacity always have to mean lower performance with SSDs? Four different capacity OCZ Vertex 2 drives should let us know.
At CES we saw the Inferno for the first time and have been crossing our fingers ever since. Please, please let it come in red.
Chris and Cameron visited A-DATA's Taipei SSD production facility and captured on video how to make an SSD.
A-DATA S501 pre-production hits 400MB/s read speeds. What else do I need to say for you to want to read this?
RunCore changed the Pro V between our preview back in January and the final retail model that we will look at today.
With quad SATA 6G ports can the RocketRAID 640, let's see how it handles our pair of Crucial RealSSD C300's.
With OCZ holding exclusive rights to the 4K high IOPS firmware, G.Skill tries the brute force approach and pairs the SF-1200 with faster flash memory.
The landscape of the SandForce market is changing today with many drives getting more capacity. MyDigitalDiscount.com celebrates big with OCZs number.
Now that we have tested the best from Crucial in the competitive 100/128GB capacity range, it is time to see how OCZ's flagship consumer drive fairs.
The 256GB model shined brightly at the time of launch. Now it is time to test the 128GB capacity size and see how it performs against SandForce.
Proware brings an industrial feel to the NAS market, but can this product that is built like a tank keep up with the big boys in data transfer rates?
Patriot attempts to offer a low cost SSD, but did the Zephyr hit its mark or fall short of the target?
At CES QNAP launched a slew of new NAS products that feature Intel's latest dual core Atom processors. Today Chris takes a look at the performance.
Dual 100GB SF-1200 drives in RAID 0 explored. Step inside for the juicy numbers.
Two exclusive features are just the starting point for this innovative new NAS appliance.
Other World Computing might be from Planet Mac, but their SSDs are fantastic while staying cost effective.
Smooth migration from one notebook drive to the new SNV425-S2 is this SSDs strong suite. Chris has all of the details.
A-DATA is out with its portable 2.5-inch NH01 USB 3.0 hard disk drive. We put it through the paces on video.
One of the hottest new technologies for 2010 is here in a low cost solution that will add connectivity to your notebook.
Everyone has an external HDD, but A-DATA has the smallest and fastest you can buy.
Now with 600GB of capacity and a new SATA 6G interface, the VelociRaptor gives power users a reason to roar.
One of the hottest new technologies for 2010 is here in a low cost solution that will add diversity to your system.
Today we investigate Corsair's hardware encrypted 256-bit Padlock 2 pen drive on video and see how it works.
SSDs were standardized for notebooks, but many power users have plans for desktop use. 2.5 to 3.5 done easy right here!
Its metaclorian count is off the charts, yet the price is down to Earth. Worlds fastest drive? - Let's take a look and see.
SandForce and Marvell may be taking the headlines but Indilinx is where the true value is these days. Corsair has a low cost SSD on offer dubbed Nova.
The race to release the first drive featuring SandForce's consumer SF-1200 is finally over. Hand Corsair the milk and the trophy.
QNAP has one of the most useful NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package.
Thecus has revamped an already great product with faster hardware and put the PRO tag on it.
Thecus has one of the best NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package.
One test leads to two, two leads to fifteen. Chris goes on a charge to find the best performance.
Old school mentality meets new technology. At least the new WD SSD has a great name.
Chris looks at Barefoot performance over three generations of firmware using RunCore's Pro IV.
With equal parts of enterprise and consumer components, OCZ shoots for a true enthusiast class SSD.
RaidSonic is next up with its Icy Box USB 3.0 HDD enclosures. We test both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA models on video and see how they perform.
SATA 6G products are out but a majority of the market share still goes to SATA 3G. Today Chris shows us how the Crucial RealSSD C300 runs on SATA 3G.
Continuing our look at next generation SSDs, today Chris shows us the new second generation V+ with a massive 512GB storage capacity.
We have a look at the Lite-On iHES208 Blu-ray drive and see if it can have a permanent home in your system.
Patriot has brought a new 2-bay NAS device to market aimed at the home user or small business and carries with it an attractive price tag.
The race is on for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices. Today we look at a prototype enclosure from Vantec paired with their PCIe Host Card.
Personal desktop storage with redundancy is becoming a must in our digital world. HornetTek has what you need to get started with the X2-RAID DAS.
Adaptec has a RAID controller that is heavy on features and technology advancements.
While at CES we picked up another high performance Indilinx based SSD; this one from Team Group.
When we tested the ASUS and GIGABYTE P55 boards with SATA 6G, we found RAID 0 wasn't right. GIGABYTE has fixed the issue so let's take another look.
The next generation is really the now generation. In days from now Crucial will launch their C300 SSD with SATA 6G. We got ours today.
LSI is the first to hit the market with SAS 6G RAID controllers. Let's see how the new MegaRAID compares to an old favorite.
An ultra small 5-drive storage solution for everything; the miniEPICa is really cool. Come check it out.
Like it or not, the storage industry is going small. We'll explain how and why today.
RunCore mates the enterprise SandForce 1500 controller with consumer MLC memory. Consumers beware; this is the combo for enthusiasts in early 2010.
A-DATA jumps into the SSD market with an Indilinx Barefoot controlled drive. Let's see if it can do anything to stand out amongst the pack.