Samsung SSD 950 Pro: A high-end drive for Skylake system builders

Samsung SSD 950 Pro: A high-end drive for Skylake system builders

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Samsung recently unveiled their latest and fastest ever consumer drive - the SSD 950 Pro. It supports both PCIe 3.0 (x4) and NVMe protocol and offers performance that’s three times that of conventional SATA SSDs. We put it through its paces to find out just how fast it is.

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th October 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 16th October 2015

TGIF! Celebrate the arrival of the weekend by treating yourself to some new toys. We've scoured the Internet for some great deals you can grab right now, so without further ado:

HWZ Deal Alert: 12th October 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 12th October 2015

There's no better way to get over those Monday morning blues than with some retail therapy. We've scoured the Internet for some great deals you can grab right now. Check them out inside!

HWZ Deal Alert: 5th Oct 2015

HWZ Deal Alert: 5th Oct 2015

Love old games? We kick off October with a fantastic deal on an old RPG from 2000, Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption. Apart from this, check out deals on storage, travel, and straps for your smartwatch.

Synology 2016 Conference highlights: New NAS devices, a router and more

Synology 2016 Conference highlights: New NAS devices, a router and more

At the Synology 2016 Conference in Singapore, Synology unveiled its plans for the future, including an updated NAS operating system, a couple of new NAS devices, and its first ever router!

Showcase: Upcoming NVMe SSDs coming your way!

Showcase: Upcoming NVMe SSDs coming your way!

It's time to ditch SATA SSDs and embrace NVMe based drives if you're planning on a new rig. We sighted a few upcoming consumer and enterprise class NVMe SSDs at the Intel Developer Forum 2015 showcase and we've got them compiled in this article. So find out why you should upgrade and the upcoming choices!

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

ADATA XPG SX930 SSD: Will gamers bite the bait?

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Targeted at gamers, the ADATA XPG SX930 is one of the first drives to use JMicron's new JMF670H controller. It also has something ADATA calls Enterprise-grade MLC NAND flash. What is it exactly and does the JMicron controller have the necessary chops to make it in this competitive space?

OCZ Trion 100 SSD: Bringing flash performance to the masses

OCZ Trion 100 SSD: Bringing flash performance to the masses

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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.

Seagate Seven: Quite possibly the world's sexiest portable external HDD

Seagate Seven: Quite possibly the world's sexiest portable external HDD

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.

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

How to Migrate your System to an SSD (2015 Edition)

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.

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