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Each year, computer storage technology advances considerably, allowing for faster access speeds and higher storage capacities. This section of our blog features information about new types of hard drives, solid-state drives, hybrid drives, RAID systems and much more.

Solid-State + Hard Disk = Hybrid Drive

Hybrid Hard Drives: What Are They And Why Should You Care?

The acronym SSHD stands for Solid State Hybrid Drive and include drives that attempt to combine the best features of Solid State Drives (SSD) and Hard Disk Drives (HDD). On the one hand, the HHD style provides massive amounts of accessible storage on single or double stacked platters with access speeds determined by the rotations per minute (RPM) value.

WD SanDisk Hybrid

Western Digital and SanDisk Team Up For New SSHD

In popular culture, the teaming up of two well-known brands often leads to an exciting outcome. On May 7 leaders would be combining their expertise in creating a new line of storage devices. This new series of storage drives will combine Western Digital’s proprietary hybrid technology and industry standard SATA technology with SanDisk’s reliable and low-power Flash technology.

Solid-State vs Solid-State Hybrid

Solid-State Hybrid vs Solid-State. What’s the difference?

In today’s ever expanding PC storage market, the options for replacing aging technology continues to grow. The market is saturated with multiterabyte platter drives, lightning-fast solid-state drives, and an emerging middle ground of the new hybrid drives. How do you decide which drive is best for your system?

Western Digital Black 4TB

Western Digital Black 4TB Hard Drive

In an effort to show the benefits of the newer generation of Hard Disk storage, we will take a look at the Western Digital Black 4TB Hard Drive. Many gamers are resorting to combining a fast SSD with a large HD to maximize the benefits of both technology types while most gamers on a budget continue to stay with a single drive configuration focused on the reliable technology of the HD and its extended sizes.

Samsung 830 Solid-State Drive

Gaming Hardware Review: The Samsung 830 Series SSDs

A good SSD will boost a gaming rig’s load times and increase the performance of heavy input/output games, especially if you are using multiple background programs like TeamSpeak or Steam overlays. The Samsung 830 Series of SSDs are available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB sizes. The 830 series SSDs are designed to be used in laptops but are also compatible with desktop systems using a mounting adaptor.

Computer Upgrade

Buying A Solid State Drive For Your Gaming PC

As the price per gigabyte costs of Solid State Drives continues to plummet under the one-dollar mark, more and more people are beginning to consider SSDs as a viable upgrade option. How do you pick the right one for your gaming PC? Here's a few things to keep an eye out for.

Wireless Ahead

10 Benefits of Wi-Fi Hard Drive

External hard drives are ideal for their portability and convenient extra storage for our photos, videos, and documents. But they can still be cumbersome. The benefits and convenience of a Wi-Fi hard drive far out-weights any of its wired competition.

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