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Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB sounds furious, but only in name

Kingston HyperX Fury 240GB sounds furious, but only in name

5.0

Kingston has just released its new HyperX Fury SSD, a mainstream drive specifically targeted at budget-conscious gamers. Oddly, it uses a SandForce controller, but we gave it a go to see how it compares to other mainstream heavyweights from Crucial and Samsung.

Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB - A Game Changer in the Making

Samsung SSD 850 PRO 256GB - A Game Changer in the Making

9.0
Editor's Choice

The Samsung SSD 850 PRO is a milestone because it is the first consumer SSD to use 3D Vertical NAND, a special type of NAND memory invented by Samsung to overcome the shortcomings of traditional NAND architecture. Why is it important and how does this new drive perform? Read on to find out.

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

HP Innovations Makes Enterprise Faster and More Mobile

As part of its 2014 World Tour, HP has been showcasing a number of innovative new enterprise devices that look set to change how businesses operate, among them, the first fully virtual workstation, and a storage drive HP claims is twice as fast as an SSD.

Plextor M6M (256GB) - Honey, I Shrunk the M6S

Plextor M6M (256GB) - Honey, I Shrunk the M6S

7.5

The Plextor M6M mSATA SSD debuted earlier this year at CeBIT 2014 and aims to bring affordable mainstream performance SSDs to Ultrabook users seeking an upgrade. We put the drive through its paces to see how it performs.

WD Prototye SATA Express Drive Benchmarked

WD Prototye SATA Express Drive Benchmarked

Prototype WD PCI Express hybrid drive benchmark spotted in the wild at Computex 2014 and appears to achieve the current gen SATA Express 1GB/s bandwidth utilization.

Plextor M6S (256GB) - Joining the Mainstream Fray

Plextor M6S (256GB) - Joining the Mainstream Fray

8.0

Announced earlier this year at CeBIT 2014, the new Plextor M6S SSD has finally arrived on our shores. We put it through its paces to see how it fares against the current crop of mainstream SSDs.

Seagate Backup Plus Fast vs. Western Digital My Passport Pro - Battle of the 4TB Giants

Seagate Backup Plus Fast vs. Western Digital My Passport Pro - Battle of the 4TB Giants

Whether by chance or calculated planning, both Seagate and Western Digital recently released 4TB portable external hard disk drives. While Western Digital’s drive offers Thunderbolt connectivity, Seagate is adamant that USB 3.0 will suffice. We pit the two against each other to find out which is better.

Personal Cloud Storage Solutions and Options

Personal Cloud Storage Solutions and Options

Recognizing that cloud storage has become a big part of our lives, a host of new devices aimed at allowing users to have their own personal cloud has emerged. Here's an overview of the devices out there that can enable you to have your own personal cloud.

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

ADATA Premier Pro SP920SS vs. Crucial M550 - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs Round 2

Two more mainstream SSDs have been launched recently, the Premier Pro SP920SS from ADATA and the M550 from Crucial. We put them to the test to see which is best and how it stacks up against other comparable drives in this tightly contested segment.

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

OCZ Vertex 460 (240GB) - Dawn of a New Era?

7.5

OCZ has just released the first SSD under its new leadership of Toshiba - the Vertex 460. With flash memory giant Toshiba giving backing and support, we gave the drive a spin to get a taste of things to come.

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