Storage

The Corsair Force MP510 isn't the first retail Phison E12 drive to hit the shelves but it's the first one to hit our testbed. The Phison controller paired with Toshiba 3D TLC NAND gives Corsair their first credible contender in the high-end NVMe market segment.

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

AXIOMTEK ExBoot 80GB External Storage

AXIOMTEK, a 15-year-old storage solution company, takes on the desktop market of storage devices with their ExBoot line of 3.5" external hard drives.

7 by Purav Sanghani on 11/10/2005

Sony DRU-810A: New Chipset, New Performance

After looking at the last few Sony drives at our labs, the above average performance of the DRU-810A was pleasantly unexpected!

18 by Purav Sanghani on 10/28/2005

Seagate 7200.9 500GB: Mouthwatering Benchmarks

After the October 10, 2005 announcement of the new 7200.9 line from Seagate, we have our hands on the 500GB SATA model and ran it through our desktop drive benchmarks.

46 by Purav Sanghani on 10/24/2005

Introducing Seagate's 7200.9: The New Generation

Seagate officially introduces the long awaited 7200.9 series of hard disk drives, including their 500GB competition to Hitachi. Take a peek at Seagate's latest offerings!

72 by Purav Sanghani on 10/10/2005

Seagate 120GB External Storage

Seagate has a line of external drives meant for personal desktop uses. We take the 120GB version of their storage-only device and run it through our external storage tests.

14 by Purav Sanghani on 9/29/2005

Pioneer DVR-110D: Dual Layer Double Time!

Pioneer keeps up with the DVDR market with the DVR-110D and its updated dual layer write speeds.

20 by Purav Sanghani on 9/15/2005

AcomData E5 320GB External Desktop Storage: Slap on another

Why should we limit ourselves to internal storage devices when the same high capacities can be had in a portable case? AcomData has squeezed 320GB of hard disk space...

19 by Purav Sanghani on 8/27/2005

Plextor PX-740A

We take a look at the inner workings and performance of Plextor's newest dual layer DVD writer.

30 by Purav Sanghani on 8/2/2005

Gigabyte's i-RAM: Affordable Solid State Storage

After seeing it at Computex, we were intrigued. And now, we've had a week to play with Gigabyte's new i-RAM. How does 4GB of solid state storage fare...

134 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/25/2005

High Density Storage Technologies; Pixie Dust and Perpendicular Recording

With current hard disk capacities inching toward their ceiling, R&D teams from the big name manufacturers have come up with a new technologies to write data to the platter...

13 by Purav Sanghani & Kristopher Kubicki on 7/19/2005

Summer 2005 16x DVDR Roundup

The new generation of 16x DVDR drives are here, now with -R DL write capabilities and updated DVD+/-RW write capabilities. Take a look at how 6 drives perform.

54 by Purav Sanghani on 7/12/2005

SATA II to the Power of 3.0Gb/sec: Three Drives Reviewed

The SATA International Organization's 3.0Gbps updates finally show up in retail drives; see how they perform in our benchmark filled review of offerings from Hitachi, Samsung, and Western Digital.

52 by Purav Sanghani on 6/25/2005

What's in a name? SATA II Misconceptions

Should you be worried that your next SATA hard drive might not feature the data rates or features you had anticipated? The SATA Organization attempts to clairify some...

17 by Kristopher Kubicki on 6/20/2005

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8: 400GBs with NCQ

Seagate brings on its 400GB 7200.8 Barracuda mammoth with Native Command Queuing a year after Hitachi's 7K400 and Maxtor's MaXLine III with NCQ. Take a look at how the...

44 by Purav Sanghani on 4/20/2005

Sony DRU-720A: Speed Increases All Around

Since our eight-way 16x roundup, almost all of the manufacturers have updated their units to burn -R and +/-RW media at twice the speeds of their predecessors. We'll take...

18 by Purav Sanghani on 3/6/2005

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