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Corsair Nova Series V128 128GB Solid State Disk

Corsair Nova Series V128 128GB Solid State Disk

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. | Mar 26, 2010 at 1:16 am CDT

Corsair Force Series F100 100GB SSD Featuring the SandForce 1200

Corsair Force Series F100 100GB SSD Featuring the SandForce 1200

The race to release the first drive featuring SandForce's consumer SF-1200 is finally over. Hand Corsair the milk and the trophy. | Mar 23, 2010 at 2:10 am CDT

A Deep Dive Into QNAP NAS Software

A Deep Dive Into QNAP NAS Software

QNAP has one of the most useful NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package. | Mar 15, 2010 at 8:55 am CDT

Thecus N7700 Pro 7 Drive NAS Server

Thecus N7700 Pro 7 Drive NAS Server

Thecus has revamped an already great product with faster hardware and put the PRO tag on it. | Mar 9, 2010 at 7:25 am CST

A Deep Dive Into Thecus NAS Software

A Deep Dive Into Thecus NAS Software

Thecus has one of the best NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package. | Mar 5, 2010 at 9:31 am CST

NAS File System Tests by Thecus Explored

NAS File System Tests by Thecus Explored

One test leads to two, two leads to fifteen. Chris goes on a charge to find the best performance. | Mar 4, 2010 at 5:50 am CST

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue 256GB Solid State Drive

Western Digital SiliconEdge Blue 256GB Solid State Drive

Old school mentality meets new technology. At least the new WD SSD has a great name. | Mar 3, 2010 at 7:03 am CST

Indilinx Barefoot Firmware Testing with the RunCore Pro IV SSD

Indilinx Barefoot Firmware Testing with the RunCore Pro IV SSD

Chris looks at Barefoot performance over three generations of firmware using RunCore's Pro IV. | Mar 2, 2010 at 7:37 pm CST

OCZ Technology's Vertex 2 Pro 100GB Solid State Disk

OCZ Technology's Vertex 2 Pro 100GB Solid State Disk

With equal parts of enterprise and consumer components, OCZ shoots for a true enthusiast class SSD. | Mar 1, 2010 at 7:16 am CST

RaidSonic Icy Box IB-318 and IB-250 USB 3.0 HDD Enclosures Video Review

RaidSonic Icy Box IB-318 and IB-250 USB 3.0 HDD Enclosures Video Review

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. | Feb 26, 2010 at 4:59 am CST

Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA 3Gbps Performance Analysis

Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA 3Gbps Performance Analysis

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. | Feb 23, 2010 at 12:55 am CST

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B 512GB Gen 2 Solid State Drive

Kingston SSDNow V+ Series SNVP325-S2B 512GB Gen 2 Solid State Drive

Continuing our look at next generation SSDs, today Chris shows us the new second generation V+ with a massive 512GB storage capacity. | Feb 19, 2010 at 7:41 am CST

Lite-On iHES208 Internal 8X Blu-ray Combo Drive

Lite-On iHES208 Internal 8X Blu-ray Combo Drive

We have a look at the Lite-On iHES208 Blu-ray drive and see if it can have a permanent home in your system. | Feb 18, 2010 at 7:09 am CST

Patriot Valkyrie 2-Bay Network Attached Storage Device

Patriot Valkyrie 2-Bay Network Attached Storage Device

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. | Feb 14, 2010 at 9:32 pm CST

Vantec USB 3.0 PCI-e Host Card w/ NexStar 3 SuperSpeed Enclosure

Vantec USB 3.0 PCI-e Host Card w/ NexStar 3 SuperSpeed Enclosure

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. | Feb 11, 2010 at 10:46 pm CST

HornetTek X2-RAID Dual Bay 3.5-inch eSATA/USB 2.0 Enclosure

HornetTek X2-RAID Dual Bay 3.5-inch eSATA/USB 2.0 Enclosure

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. | Feb 10, 2010 at 10:31 pm CST

Adaptec RAID 5805Z PCI-E x8 SATA/SAS RAID Controller

Adaptec RAID 5805Z PCI-E x8 SATA/SAS RAID Controller

Adaptec has a RAID controller that is heavy on features and technology advancements. | Feb 9, 2010 at 10:05 pm CST

Team Group Xtreem-G1 120GB Solid State Disk

Team Group Xtreem-G1 120GB Solid State Disk

While at CES we picked up another high performance Indilinx based SSD; this one from Team Group. | Feb 8, 2010 at 7:11 am CST

GIGABYTE SATA 6G Update - RAID 0 Just How We Like It

GIGABYTE SATA 6G Update - RAID 0 Just How We Like It

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. | Feb 4, 2010 at 8:48 pm CST

Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA 6Gbps Solid State Disk

Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB SATA 6Gbps Solid State Disk

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. | Feb 3, 2010 at 1:21 am CST

LSI MegaRAID 9280-8E SAS 6G PCIe 2.0 RAID Controller

LSI MegaRAID 9280-8E SAS 6G PCIe 2.0 RAID Controller

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. | Jan 18, 2010 at 12:03 am CST

Proware Technology MiniEPICa Series EP-m501-AA DAS Enclosure

Proware Technology MiniEPICa Series EP-m501-AA DAS Enclosure

An ultra small 5-drive storage solution for everything; the miniEPICa is really cool. Come check it out. | Jan 13, 2010 at 12:12 am CST

The Future of Storage is Small

The Future of Storage is Small

Like it or not, the storage industry is going small. We'll explain how and why today. | Jan 7, 2010 at 8:28 pm CST

Exclusive look at RunCore's new Pro V 100GB SandForce Solid State Disk

Exclusive look at RunCore's new Pro V 100GB SandForce Solid State Disk

RunCore mates the enterprise SandForce 1500 controller with consumer MLC memory. Consumers beware; this is the combo for enthusiasts in early 2010. | Jan 7, 2010 at 1:11 am CST

A-DATA S592 128GB Solid State Disk

A-DATA S592 128GB Solid State Disk

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. | Jan 6, 2010 at 7:48 am CST

SATA 6Gbps Implementation Investigated - ASUS vs. GIGABYTE P55

SATA 6Gbps Implementation Investigated - ASUS vs. GIGABYTE P55

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. | Dec 23, 2009 at 11:14 pm CST

Sharkoon SATA QuickPort USB 3.0 Toaster 2.5 and 3.5-inch Docking Station

Sharkoon SATA QuickPort USB 3.0 Toaster 2.5 and 3.5-inch Docking Station

Sharkoon's famous QuickPort toaster hard drive enclosure now comes with USB 3.0 for SuperSpeed transfers. We investigate it in detail. | Dec 22, 2009 at 6:38 am CST

Vantec NexStar SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Universal Storage Adapter

Vantec NexStar SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Universal Storage Adapter

Vantec helps make life a lot easier in the storage world with an adapter that understands 66 different types of media. | Dec 11, 2009 at 9:26 pm CST

Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Hard Disk

Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB Hard Disk

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. | Dec 9, 2009 at 1:35 am CST

Areca ARC-1680X PCIe Eight-Channel External SATA/SAS RAID Controller

Areca ARC-1680X PCIe Eight-Channel External SATA/SAS RAID Controller

Areca has a long standing reputation among storage enthusiasts. Can the ARC-1680X live up to the expectations? | Dec 8, 2009 at 7:43 am CST

The State of Solid State - Chapter II

The State of Solid State - Chapter II

Chris brings you up to speed with all things happening in the SSD market. | Dec 8, 2009 at 2:37 am CST

iStoragePro iT8SAE 8-bay SAS / SATA Expander

iStoragePro iT8SAE 8-bay SAS / SATA Expander

The pentacle of Audio / Video storage has arrived. Chris runs us over the luxuries a unit like this brings to your network. | Dec 4, 2009 at 3:18 am CST

Simpletech by Hitachi SimpleTOUGH 500GB USB 2.0 External Enclosure

Simpletech by Hitachi SimpleTOUGH 500GB USB 2.0 External Enclosure

Rough and tough portable storage for those adventurous enough to live like there is no tomorrow. | Dec 1, 2009 at 11:18 pm CST

Buffalo DriveStation HD-HXU3 USB 3.0 External Hard Disk

Buffalo DriveStation HD-HXU3 USB 3.0 External Hard Disk

The world's first USB 3.0 external HDD is in for testing straight from Japan. | Nov 29, 2009 at 10:01 am CST

G.Skill Falcon II 64GB 2.5-inch Solid State Disk

G.Skill Falcon II 64GB 2.5-inch Solid State Disk

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. | Nov 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm CST

AXUS FiT 500E Five-Bay RAID DAS Server

AXUS FiT 500E Five-Bay RAID DAS Server

After testing the Promise DS4600, we had several requests to review other DAS servers. AXUS FiT 500E, come on down! | Nov 20, 2009 at 2:17 am CST

A-DATA SH93 Waterproof and Shock Resistant Portable HDD Video Review

A-DATA SH93 Waterproof and Shock Resistant Portable HDD Video Review

A-DATA sent us over its SH93 320GB yellow waterproof and shock resistant portable HDD for video review and its durability impresses. | Nov 19, 2009 at 2:20 am CST

Vantec NexStar Vault NST-V290S2 2.5-inch HDD Enclosure

Vantec NexStar Vault NST-V290S2 2.5-inch HDD Enclosure

Data without protection is worthless. Portability without security is asking for trouble. | Nov 12, 2009 at 10:33 pm CST

Early look at USB 3.0 X25-M SSD performance versus USB 2.0, eSATA and more

Early look at USB 3.0 X25-M SSD performance versus USB 2.0, eSATA and more

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. | Nov 10, 2009 at 9:01 pm CST

Seagate Savvio 10K.3 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 300GB 2.5-inch Hard Disk

Seagate Savvio 10K.3 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 300GB 2.5-inch Hard Disk

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. | Nov 10, 2009 at 9:54 am CST

Seagate Savvio 15K.2 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 146GB 2.5-inch Hard Disk

Seagate Savvio 15K.2 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 146GB 2.5-inch Hard Disk

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. | Nov 6, 2009 at 7:49 am CST

Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 600GB Hard Disk

Seagate Cheetah 15K.7 SAS 2.0 6Gb/s 600GB Hard Disk

Seagate was the first to launch a second generation Serial Attached SCSI drive and Chris puts the latest on the test bench. | Nov 3, 2009 at 10:17 pm CST

SATA 6G Implementation Preview - Ironing Out The Creases

SATA 6G Implementation Preview - Ironing Out The Creases

Sean looks into the implementation of the new generation SATA 6G interface, the issues it brings with it and the ways around them. | Nov 3, 2009 at 12:20 am CST

QNAP TS-419P Four-Bay Turbo NAS Server

QNAP TS-419P Four-Bay Turbo NAS Server

QNAP unleashes a new processor in their consumer flagship NAS that packs more features than most enterprise units. | Nov 2, 2009 at 12:23 am CST

Seagate FreeAgent Go Dock+ Portable HDD Docking Station

Seagate FreeAgent Go Dock+ Portable HDD Docking Station

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. | Oct 29, 2009 at 9:46 am CDT

Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB SATA 6 Gbit/s Hard Drive Performance Review

Seagate Barracuda XT 2TB SATA 6 Gbit/s Hard Drive Performance Review

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. | Oct 29, 2009 at 7:12 am CDT

OCZ Technology Agility 120GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drive

OCZ Technology Agility 120GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drive

OCZ is leading the way for consumer SSDs. The Agility is its mainstream product, but how does it compare to other manufacturers leading products? | Oct 27, 2009 at 8:16 am CDT

Active Media Products Penguin BLU Pen Drive

Active Media Products Penguin BLU Pen Drive

Doo be doobie doo, this isn't a Bud Ice commercial, but this penguin is just as memorable. | Oct 14, 2009 at 1:53 am CDT

ioSafe Solo External Hard Drive w/ Disaster Protection

ioSafe Solo External Hard Drive w/ Disaster Protection

You may have a RAID 6 array with battery backup, but what is that going to do for you in Katrina like conditions? | Oct 6, 2009 at 10:37 pm CDT

Promise SmartStor DS4600 4-Bay Direct Attached Storage

Promise SmartStor DS4600 4-Bay Direct Attached Storage

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. | Oct 5, 2009 at 9:18 pm CDT