Tag Archives: Hard Drive

Toshiba P300 3TB HDD review

Looking for a hard drive to store your media? This 3 TB drive is the top result on Amazon right now, so let’s see if it’s earned that place. Here’s our review of the Toshiba P300! Looking for a hard drive to store your media? This 3 TB drive is the top result on Amazon right now, so let's see if it's …

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8GB Wii U Requires a 5GB Install

The 8GB basic version of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console requires at least 5GB to be used up in basic setup for account information, save allocation and other miscellaneous files. This means despite the fact that with the Wii U you’ll be able to download full games from the store, it’s only the premium console owners that will be able …

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Silverstone SD01 Stackable Hard Drive Pad

Introduction So I might be eight months late on this one – big apology to Silverstone on that one – but here’s the XSR take on the Silverstone SD01. It’s a stackable HDD pad mount which lets you make your standard hard drive portable. Sort of. It’s a bit of an odd product but here it is. Specifications Enclosure material …

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HDD supplies fall short already

The effects of flooding in Thailand on Hard drive shipments have already begun to be felt by retailers, who are struggling to keep up with demand due to dwindling stock piles and continued manufacturing reductions in the flood hit nation. TomsHardware has some numbers that suggest the industry is already down some 70 million units, with a total demand of …

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HDD Shortage to Continue

Due to flooding in Thailand inundating some of the world’s largest HDD production facilities, there has been an ongoing shortage of the storage medium and unfortunately it looks set to continue. While the water looks set to subside in the next couple of weeks, the cleanup is going to take far longer. Early estimations of how long it will take …

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