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PS5, Xbox Scarlett SSD may use Optane-like ReRAM to supercharge speeds

PS5, Xbox Scarlett SSD may use Optane-like ReRAM to supercharge speeds

Next-gen consoles may use Optane-like cache modules to supercharge SSD speeds and keep storage costs low.
Investigation: m.2 Heatsinks, are they worth it?

Investigation: m.2 Heatsinks, are they worth it?

We have run m.2 Heatsinks through some of our tests, are they really necessary?
Thunderbolt 3 Cable Roundup: Do they differ?

Thunderbolt 3 Cable Roundup: Do they differ?

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.
Alienware 15 R3 Laptop Storage Performance Investigation

Alienware 15 R3 Laptop Storage Performance Investigation

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.
Intel Optane Memory: What It Is and Why It Matters

Intel Optane Memory: What It Is and Why It Matters

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.
Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 SSD Storage Performance Analysis

Microsoft Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 SSD Storage Performance Analysis

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

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

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

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

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.
TweakTown's Complete SSD Toolbox Software Roundup

TweakTown's Complete SSD Toolbox Software Roundup

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.
PNY SandForce based Optima SSD - The Switch Side Discussed

PNY SandForce based Optima SSD - The Switch Side Discussed

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.
Thunderbolt 2: Ready for Windows with the ASUS ThunderboltEX II

Thunderbolt 2: Ready for Windows with the ASUS ThunderboltEX II

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.
Thunderbolt - Do cables actually matter in Storage Applications?

Thunderbolt - Do cables actually matter in Storage Applications?

We explore the performance of various different Thunderbolt cables to see if they make any difference in storage application tests. Let's go!
TweakTown Interview with Alex Mei from OCZ Storage Solutions

TweakTown Interview with Alex Mei from OCZ Storage Solutions

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

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

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

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

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

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.
The State of Solid State 2013 Edition

The State of Solid State 2013 Edition

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.
TweakTown Best of Consumer Storage for 2013

TweakTown Best of Consumer Storage for 2013

Tyler takes us on a journey back checking out some of the best consumer storage devices for the year. Let's go!
Tiered Storage Setup for Consumers - Tips for boosting performance

Tiered Storage Setup for Consumers - Tips for boosting performance

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

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

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.
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

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...