Synology's reputation in the network storage scene has been steadily growing, thanks to regular product refreshes and solid management software. We find out if its quad-bay Disk Station DS411j delivers.
Intel's Smart Response Technology may be one of the more interesting features of the new Intel Z68 Express chipset. With its promise of faster speeds through SSD caching, it has prompted us to make a more complete analysis of the technology. Is it really worth your money? Find out.
We give you an update of Kingston's endeavors in the SSD and memory markets as we spoke to several product and marketing executives to understand how they deal with both segments. Interesting facts and tidbits were shared in the process and we've captured them in this article.
Seagate's strutting its new series of portable drives called GoFlex, which is probably one of the most upgradable and versatile drives out in the market at the time of review. Easily swap out the default USB 2.0 interface with optional eSATA, FireWire or USB 3.0 connectivity. So how does this new entry fare as a whole? Read on to find out.
Our digital lifestyle on-the-go demands ever larger portable storage for the photo-filled holiday trips or even the daily work synchronization between office and home. We check out seven 500GB portable drives from Hitachi, Iomgea, Samsung, Seagate, Verbatim and WD.
Kingston has been selling SSD units based on Intel's 'mainstream' and enterprise class drive kits but the newer V series is Kingston's own internal design optimized for value. Here with us today is a better specced V+ series SSD unit based on a Samsung controller. Check out how this newcomer fares against some of the fastest in the market.
You know how the Intel X25-M rocked the SSD world last year, but as with all things related to tech, it's time for an update. After months of delays, we finally have the second generation Intel X25-M drives flooding the retail channel with their 34nm flash memory technology. The end result? Better performance for lower costs - sweet indeed.
Marketed as the perfect companion for netbooks that lack optical drives, LG's sleek and slim GP08NU20 DVD writer gets a test drive.
Solid state drives have been threatening to storm the mainstream performance segment for a while now. And with new MLC-based drives from OCZ and Patriot that have drastically reduced the entry price, it's time we rounded up some of the top drives from the usual suspects to find out who's the best of them.
A slim accessory for any PC owner hoping to add Blu-ray playback conveniently, the ASUS SBC-04D1S-U Blu-ray combo drive has landed in our lab.