Since the Holiday 2017 sales, SSD prices in general have declined a small amount. New models using 64-layer 3D TLC NAND flash memory are trickling in, with companies beyond the major NAND manufacturers now offering drives using the latest flash. The most interesting market shifts have been in the growing entry-level NVMe segment, where a new generation of low-cost NVMe controllers has arrived to bring prices even closer to SATA levels while still offering a clear performance advantage.

Western Digital SE16 750GB: "Quiet" a Performer

With the prices of 750GB drives falling like a rock, they are finally becoming a realistic option for many buyers. How does Western Digital's offering stack up to the competition?

38 by Dave Robinet on 8/9/2007

Galaxy Metal Gear Box 3500SASP - SATA/USB 2.0 Enclosure on a Budget

We take a look at one of the more inexpensive SATA/USB 2.0 enclosures on the market that provides SATA functionality and USB portability.

8 by Gary Key on 7/15/2007

ICY DOCK MB559US-1SMB: eSATA Enclosure with Pizzazz

We take a look at ICY DOCK's newest external eSATA/USB 2.0 enclosure and wonder how to keep it clean in a lab full of dirty hands.

14 by Gary Key and Dave Robinet on 7/11/2007

Samsung SpinPoint T166 500GB: Cool, Quiet, and Quick

Our first look at Samsung's latest SpinPoint T166 drive reveals a quick and affordable drive... oh yeah, did we mention it was quiet?

44 by Gary Key on 7/9/2007

Seagate 7200.10 500GB: Hitting the Sweet Spot

Our updated look at Seagate's mid-range Barracuda 7200.10 desktop series that proves you get performance close to what you pay for today.

20 by Gary Key and Dave Robinet on 7/6/2007

Super Talent SSD: 16GB of Solid State Goodness

We provide a first look at the Super Talent SSD16GB25/25M Flash Drive that is designed for the commercial and industrial markets.

45 by Gary Key on 5/7/2007

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000: Two Terabyte RAID Redux

We are back with a new test bed to provide an updated but brief review of the Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0.

28 by Gary Key on 4/23/2007

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0: Is Two Terabytes really better than One?

Armed with a retail unit we provide a quick second look at the Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0 and wonder what all the fuss is about.

49 by Gary Key on 4/19/2007

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000: Terabyte Storage arrives on the Desktop

Our first look at Hitachi's new Deskstar 7K1000 desktop series featuring second generation perpendicular recording technology in a massive 1TB drive.

75 by Gary Key on 3/19/2007

Western Digital WD740ADFD: Bottled Lightning

We take a quick look at Western Digital's latest update to their 74GB Raptor drive and discover a drive that is faster at times than its Raptor 150GB counterpart.

27 by Gary Key on 2/7/2007

Western Digital WD1600AAJS: 160GB Served on Single Platter

We take a look at the latest Western Digital Caviar SE series featuring 160GB per-platter technology in the ultra competitive budget sector.

19 by Gary Key on 2/5/2007

Western Digital and Seagate: 320GB Grudge Match

We take a look at the latest Western Digital SE16 and Seagate 7200.10 320GB hard drives and determine a winner in the mid-range desktop performance sector.

21 by Gary Key on 7/27/2006

Western Digital WD2500YD: Enterprise on the Desktop

Our first look at the Western Digital RE16 series featuring the WD2500YD 250GB drive and how it performs against its RE2 siblings.

12 by Gary Key on 6/24/2006

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750GB: Size Does Matter

Our first look at Seagate's new Barracuda 7200.10 desktop series featuring perpendicular recording technology and industry leading capacities.

45 by Gary Key on 5/18/2006

Infrant Technologies’ ReadyNAS NV: Enterprise Features, Desktop Footprint

With personal storage becoming even more important nowadays, many smaller companies are producing solutions for the mainstream home and small office user to archive their most precious data. Take...

14 by Purav Sanghani on 3/17/2006

Western Digital WD1500ADFD: King Raptor

Our first look at Western Digital's third-generation Raptor.

52 by Gary Key on 2/8/2006

Ricoh EncryptEase: CD-R Password Protection Made Easy

Ricoh's EncryptEase media allows password protection and compression on a normal 650MB CD-R with no extra software. Take a look at how it works.

19 by Purav Sanghani on 2/7/2006

Seagate 7200.9 160GB: The Highest Platter Density to Date!

Before Seagate jumps in to manufacturing drives using the perpendicular magnetic recording, it takes a stab at boosting current platter densities. Take a look at their 7200.9 model with...

24 by Purav Sanghani on 1/31/2006

Flash Media: 1GB CompactFlash Roundup

With digital photography, personal audio, and personal digital assistants in full force these days, we look at one type of flash media to accompany these devices for added storage...

24 by Purav Sanghani on 12/23/2005

Hitachi vs. Western Digital vs. Seagate: A Battle of the Mammoths

We promised a 3-way comparison between Hitachi’s 500GB 7K500, Western Digital’s 400GB WD4000YR, and Seagate’s 7200.9 500GB drive and we keep to our promises. Take a look at how...

46 by Purav Sanghani on 12/2/2005

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