For most mainstream users, SSDs that employ TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND is the best way to go as it offers the best blend of performance and affordability. OCZ’s new Trion 100 SSD is the latest TLC drive to hit the market and we put it through its paces to see if it’s any good.
To celebrate its 35th anniversary, Seagate has unveiled its new Seven portable external hard disk drive. Measuring just 7mm thick, it is the world's thinnest portable external hard disk drive. We check out to see if it offers more than just stunning slim looks.
We are updating our SSD migration guide, so whether you are using Windows or Mac, here's how you can clone your existing hard drive onto a spanking new SSD, thereby relieving you of the tedious process of re-installing your OS and apps.
Intel just announced the new Thunderbolt 3 standard that uses the USB-C port and it will be compatible with other protocols such as USB, DisplayPort and PCI Express.
OCZ has refreshed its Vector drive with the new Vector 180. The new drive uses OCZ’s in-house developed Barefoot 3 controller and now features power loss protection. We check out this new drive to see if it’s a worthy alternative to kingpins from Samsung and Crucial.
Samsung SSDs are amongst the quickest around. And if you crave for such performance when on the go, Samsung has got the Portable SSD T1 for you. We find out if this new external hard disk drive lives up to Samsung's reputation for producing fast flash drives.
Move over USB 3.0! We bring you a performance preview of what to expect with the latest USB 3.1 standard by way of the ASUS Z97-A/USB 3.1 motherboard. While mainstream adoption is likely still some way off, it's good to see USB 3.1 ports and add-on cards making their way onto motherboards now.
Intel, SanDisk and Samsung are three of the biggest names in the flash business. All three have their own NAND production facilities and two of them even produce their own SSD controller. We pit the respective flagship drives from each brand to see who will emerge victorious.
Thanks to falling storage prices, SSDs are now almost a necessity for anyone building a new system. The Silicon Power S80 is one of the latest mainstream drives to hit the market and we see if it has what it takes to challenge dominant players like Samsung and Crucial.
Samsung's popular SSD 840 Evo now has a new successor in the form of the SSD 850 Evo. This new drive uses Samsung's newest 32-layer 3D TLC V-NAND and also the brand new MGX controller. Is it still the mainstream drive to beat? We find out.