Tag Archives: HDD

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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Toshiba H200 1TB hybrid drive review: a hardy crossbreed

The Toshiba H200 is a hybrid drive, promising the best of both worlds: fast boot times and capacious storage. We reckon it’s a noticeable upgrade over a traditional HDD at a fraction of the cost of an SSD, so take a look! The Toshiba H200 is a hybrid drive, promising the best of both worlds: fast boot times and capacious …

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Startech 4 Bay Standalone HDD Duplicator Dock

Introduction Earlier this month we looked at StarTech.com’s Dual SATA Enclosure and found it to be a very high quality product indeed, operating at a premium price range but offering quite a few features for the money as well. Today we’ll be looking at another item that has a slightly different purpose, but could be described in much the same …

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Crucial Adrenaline – Cache SSD

  Introduction The Crucial Adrenaline is Crucial’s new SSD cache system, designed to speed up your hard drive! It takes a 50GB M4 SSD and their Dataplex software and caches all of your often used files, such as the ones required for Windows boot up and puts them on the SSD: giving you the space of a hard drive and …

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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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Seagate Considering Samsung Buyout

Rumours floating around about the HDD game seem to be suggesting that Samsung are looking to sell off their less than lucrative hard drive business, with Seagate the most likely to trump up the $1.5 billion price that’s being touted. The problem is that while Samsung still make a good living from their hard drive sales, they’re used to being …

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