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Thunderbolt 3 Cable Roundup: Do they differ?

Thunderbolt 3 Cable Roundup: Do they differ?

By:

Tyler Bernath |

Posted:

Jun 15, 2017 7:56 pm |

Summary:

We collected 20 Gbps and 40 Gbps Thunderbolt 3 cables from several vendors and put them to the test to see if there is a difference between them. Read the article.

Alienware 15 R3 Laptop Storage Performance Investigation

Alienware 15 R3 Laptop Storage Performance Investigation

By:

Tyler Bernath |

Posted:

May 23, 2017 3:25 pm |

Summary:

We investigate the storage performance and options of the Alienware 15 R3 Kaby Lake laptop as it becomes the base of our Thunderbolt 3 testing. Read the article.

Intel Optane Memory: What It Is and Why It Matters

Intel Optane Memory: What It Is and Why It Matters

By:

Jon Coulter |

Posted:

Mar 27, 2017 4:00 pm |

Summary:

Intel's Optane memory module is available for pre-order from today. Do you want one for your Z270 motherboard? Probably. Read on and find out why. Read the article.

Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 SSD Storage Performance Analysis

Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 SSD Storage Performance Analysis

By:

Jon Coulter |

Posted:

Aug 18, 2015 5:10 pm |

Summary:

We take a close look at Windows 10 versus Windows 8.1 SSD storage performance so you will know what to expect from Microsoft's newest operating system. Read the article.

Kaspersky's NSA HDD Firmware Spying Revelations - Data Was Never Safe

Kaspersky's NSA HDD Firmware Spying Revelations - Data Was Never Safe

By:

Anthony Garreffa |

Posted:

Feb 18, 2015 5:12 pm |

Summary:

The NSA has backdoor access to a huge amount of computers, if not all, and we're not seeing a word from world leaders - and this shouldn't surprise you. Read the article.

Q&A with QNAP regarding Intel Baytrail and its latest NAS products

Q&A with QNAP regarding Intel Baytrail and its latest NAS products

By:

TweakTown Staff |

Posted:

Nov 13, 2014 3:00 pm |

Summary:

Today QNAP takes some questions from us and tells us why it thinks it's leading its competition in the NAS game right now with Intel Baytrail and more. Read the article.

TweakTown's Complete SSD Toolbox Software Roundup

TweakTown's Complete SSD Toolbox Software Roundup

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Oct 10, 2014 1:03 pm |

Summary:

Today Chris gives us a rundown on all of the current SSD toolboxes available. We look at software from all the big players in this handy article. Read the article.

PNY SandForce based Optima SSD - The Switch Side Discussed

PNY SandForce based Optima SSD - The Switch Side Discussed

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jul 1, 2014 2:00 pm |

Summary:

We caused quite a stir with our bait and switch SSD allegation, but we stand behind it 100%. We looked at the bait, now it's time to see the switch. Read the article.

Thunderbolt 2: Ready for Windows with the ASUS ThunderboltEX II

Thunderbolt 2: Ready for Windows with the ASUS ThunderboltEX II

By:

Tyler Bernath |

Posted:

Apr 14, 2014 10:03 pm |

Summary:

Today we take a close up look at the ASUS ThunderboltEX II and all the amazing performance that goes along with the new Thunderbolt 2 standard. Read the article.

Thunderbolt - Do cables actually matter in Storage Applications?

Thunderbolt - Do cables actually matter in Storage Applications?

By:

Tyler Bernath |

Posted:

Apr 9, 2014 6:08 am |

Summary:

We explore the performance of various different Thunderbolt cables to see if they make any difference in storage application tests. Let's go! Read the article.

TweakTown Interview with Alex Mei from OCZ Storage Solutions

TweakTown Interview with Alex Mei from OCZ Storage Solutions

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Mar 20, 2014 1:40 pm |

Summary:

This past week, we sat down with Alex Mei from OCZ Storage Solutions to discuss topics including past, present and OCZ's future as part of Toshiba. Read the article.

SSD Consistency Testing - 18 Drives Tested for Real-World Performance

SSD Consistency Testing - 18 Drives Tested for Real-World Performance

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Feb 25, 2014 11:08 pm |

Summary:

With a new test in hand via Futuremark, we look at worst case and recovery performance to find real differences in SSD performance. Read the article.

Thecus brings RAID 50 and RAID 60 to its NAS' - We check out the Performance Numbers

Thecus brings RAID 50 and RAID 60 to its NAS' - We check out the Performance Numbers

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Feb 7, 2014 8:03 am |

Summary:

Two weeks before CES, Thecus announced RAID 50 and RAID 60 support. With one supported NAS in hand, Chris sees how the new RAID formats perform. Read the article.

ASUS is ready for SATA Express - Early tech and performance preview

ASUS is ready for SATA Express - Early tech and performance preview

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Dec 20, 2013 10:10 pm |

Summary:

With SATA III limiting performance nowadays, SATA-I/O went to work designing the storage technology for the future, and now we have it to try out. Read the article.

The State of Solid State 2013 Edition

The State of Solid State 2013 Edition

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Dec 4, 2013 2:05 pm |

Summary:

It's been two years since Chris released his signature series that covers the SSD market. Today he talks about OCZ, next-generation NAND and more. Read the article.

TweakTown Best of Consumer Storage for 2013

TweakTown Best of Consumer Storage for 2013

By:

Tyler Bernath |

Posted:

Nov 30, 2013 2:12 pm |

Summary:

Tyler takes us on a journey back checking out some of the best consumer storage devices for the year. Let's go! Read the article.

Tiered Storage Setup for Consumers - Tips for boosting performance

Tiered Storage Setup for Consumers - Tips for boosting performance

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Oct 31, 2013 10:01 am |

Summary:

Chris talks about why you should try to keep some data types off your SSD and why large programs should be installed on a mechanical hard drive. Read the article.

Samsung 840 EVO Overview - New SSDs with Interesting Rapid Mode Cache

Samsung 840 EVO Overview - New SSDs with Interesting Rapid Mode Cache

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jul 25, 2013 11:00 am |

Summary:

With two new SSD drives on hand to review today, we're breaking the technology and software features out into a separate article. Let's discuss Samsung's 840 EVO. Read the article.

The Great SSD Flash Shortage of 2013 - EOL 25nm, the pain and the future

The Great SSD Flash Shortage of 2013 - EOL 25nm, the pain and the future

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jun 26, 2013 11:20 pm |

Summary:

Most SSD products with 25nm IMFT NAND are now end of life, but finding products with 20nm flash is difficult. Companies that traditionally used IMFT NAND are now turning to Toshiba and SanDisk to keep... Read the article.

A look at SanDisk's Extreme II SSD Architecture

A look at SanDisk's Extreme II SSD Architecture

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

Jun 3, 2013 3:00 pm |

Summary:

Today SanDisk launches a new flagship SSD for the enthusiast market. We'll have three reviews with performance data, but to start today out, let's take a look at what Extreme II has under the hood. Read the article.

Bang for Your Buck: Best 256GB Class SSD's under $200

Bang for Your Buck: Best 256GB Class SSD's under $200

By:

Chris Ramseyer |

Posted:

May 16, 2013 11:04 pm |

Summary:

The best capacity size and the highest value, today Chris walks us through the best buys. Through extensive investigation, we uncover the fastest SSD's that give your computer a performance kick, not... Read the article.

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