Seagate Technology has been in the business of manufacturing disc drives since 1979 and their nearly 30 years of experience has certainly showed with their vast lineup of storage products. In fact, in 2004 Seagate had shipped over 6.6 petabytes of total storage in the form of 82.5 million drives! The Seagate product we are testing today is their 5GB Pocket Hard Drive. Will this palm-sized drive be the future replacement to flash drives and other portable forms of media?
3 March 2006
The MS02 is a compact yet attractive 2.5" hard disk drive enclosure from the engineers over at SilverStone Technology. While keeping the finely brushed exterior in tiptop shape the aluminum enclosure is designed to operate silently as well as meeting the cooling needs of the drives. To top that off, Windows and Macintosh users have a one touch backup system in place with the SilverStone MS02 to ensure the safekeeping of their beloved files.
27 February 2006
From the Flash Voyager to COOL Water Cooling, Corsair has proven time and time again that they are able to offer exceptionally designed products just not when it comes to their system memory origins but whatever they focus their attention upon. Under our microscope today, we have the Secure Digital 133x series to see if the product lives up to Corsair name we have all become to know and appreciate.
28 January 2006
When it comes to Thermaltake, their portfolio is spread across nearly every computer area imaginable for enthusiasts from Mozart HTPC cases to Gamma Pad mouse surfaces. In this article, we will be looking at one of their recent ventures that have been in the area of drive enclosures and it is the Muse 5.25-inch.
20 December 2005
In an effort to gain a larger mobile penguin presence we have numerous notebook related articles under works and our first to deliver is a mobile cache comparison examining the benefits of an increased ATA-6 cache size, which is one of the ways to seek an increased performance over a HDD speed increase with the downfalls of that being an excessive amount of heat along with being noisy and wearing down the battery life. Just how well does the standard 8MB compare to 16MB on the Pentium M front?
18 December 2005
Two of the main contenders we have come across when it comes to flash/thumb drives has been the blazing fast OCZ Rally, which has continually taken first in our speed and write tests, and Corsair's Flash Voyager series that takes a close second in all of our benchmarks except its durability is utterly impressive. What we have our hands on today is ATP's USB ToughDrive that offers a 1GB capacity while coming cased in a durable rubber housing but will it be able to compete with Corsair's and OCZ's finest?
14 December 2005
Two months back we had looked at the OCZ Rally 2GB, which offered blazing fast speeds with its dual channel technology. At hand today we have Corsair's recently released 4GB Flash Voyager but just how is this new model able to compete with the OCZ Rally as well as other popular flash media devices?
2 December 2005
The Laureate 2.5" from Enermax Maxpoint is made of high quality aluminum to maximize the heat dissipation as well as keeping to a diminutive weight. Not only is this enclosure made of the quality we have come to expect from Enermax but also the device is also water-resistant and shockproof with its neoprene travel bag.
1 December 2005
With digital camera technology increasing ever so fast, where it is no longer uncommon to have at least five mega-pixels, and some digital SLR models going beyond ten mega-pixels, storage capacity often becomes a great concern when dealing with such high-quality imagery. Whether your into high-end photography or are just looking to take a great deal of photographs, with us today we have the 150X ProMax 1GB Secure Digital card from ATP Electronics.
8 October 2005
Over the past couple of months, we've heard numerous rumors and reports of OCZ Technology venturing into other PC enthusiast areas such as water cooling and flash memory. With this said, today we have one of OCZ's recently released flash drives. Shipping with the 512MB, 1GB, and 2GB 'Rally' flash drives is dual channel technology we've never seen previously implemented into flash memory, and this technology does indeed offer blazing fast read/write speeds.
27 September 2005
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