Plextor M6S (256GB) - Joining the Mainstream Fray

Plextor M6S (256GB) - Joining the Mainstream Fray

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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?

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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.

IT Show 2014 - Cameras, Printers & Storage Buying Guide

IT Show 2014 - Cameras, Printers & Storage Buying Guide

Shoot it, view it, print it, keep it! We've got everything to cover your cameras, monitors, printers and storage deals this IT Show 2014 - read on to discover some great deals!

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

Investigating Samsung's RAPID Caching Technology

When Samsung launched its mainstream SSD 840 EVO last year, it also introduced a new caching technology called RAPID mode and it has now included this technology for its flagship SSD 840 Pro drive. We take a closer look to find out how and if it really works.

Crucial M500 vs. Samsung SSD 840 EVO - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs

Crucial M500 vs. Samsung SSD 840 EVO - Battle of the Mainstream SSDs

The Crucial M500 and Samsung SSD 840 Evo are two of the most popular mainstream SSDs in the market now, but more than just a battle between two popular SSDs, it is also a battle of ideologies. Find out why and who will emerge victorious in our review.

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

The Great High-end SSD Shootout (2014 Edition)

Around this time last year, we brought to you our first ever high-end SSD shootout which pitted the latest and greatest SSDs that were in the market against each other. This year, we've refreshed the shootout with several high profile candidates from Samsung, Plextor, Corsair, OCZ and more doing battle. Find out who emerged victorious!

Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive - Don't Call It a Hybrid (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

Western Digital Black2 Dual Drive - Don't Call It a Hybrid (Updated with SSHD Performance!)

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Most Innovative Product

Targeted at notebook users, the WD Black2 combines an SSD and HDD in a single 2.5-inch form factor, making upgrades a breeze. We take a look at this revolutionary drive to see if it is the future of storage.

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