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Kingston DC500M 960GB Data Centre SSD Review

It is time for a second go at Kingston‘s DC500 series today. I got the DC500M in the office which is a drive geared towards mixed workloads. The last time I looked at ...

November 19, 2019 at 9:36 am by

Seagate Exos X16 16TB Enterprise HDD Review

Seagate recently launched its new 16TB HDDs which include the Exos enterprise drives. Today I have just that drive in the office for a closer look and a series of tests. I ...

August 5, 2019 at 9:56 am by

Kingston DC500R 960GB Data Centre SSD Review

Today we’re taking a look at another SSD, but it is a different kind than most. The Kingston DC500 comes in two flavours where one is optimised for read-intensive ...

August 1, 2019 at 9:07 am by

AMD Unleash Rome Epyc CPUs – Taking the Extreme to New Limits

EPYC to ROME AMD are pushing their new 7nm technology pretty hard on the consumer side, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still advancing their server division ...

May 24, 2019 at 8:35 am by

Hard Disk Drive Shipments Projected to Drop by 50% in 2019

Market Projection from Japanese Company Nidec Nidec is a Japanese company that makes 85% of the motors inside hard disk drives. As such, their market analysis and projections ...

May 6, 2019 at 3:59 pm by

Kingston Launches the 500-Series Data Center SSDs

Optimal SSDs for Read-Intensive Applications Kingston is announcing their new DC500R solid state drive. The “DC” in the name stands for “data center” ...

March 18, 2019 at 1:52 pm by

Western Digital Debuts the 15TB Ultrastar DC HC620 SMR HDD

15TB Western Digital SMR Drive for Data Centers Last year, Western Digital released a massive 14TB SMR drive for data centers. Now they are improving upon that even further ...

October 26, 2018 at 10:47 pm by

AMD EPYC 7551P 32-Core/64-Thread SP3 Processor Review

Introduction AMD EPYC 7551P 32-Core/64-Thread SP3 Processor GIGABYTE send us some AMD EPYC processors (link) so we can test the matching motherboards, so it’s only ...

August 2, 2018 at 8:00 pm by

NVIDIA Grows to Take 3rd Spot as Largest IC Design Company

NVIDIA is having their strongest years in history with a largely unchallenged domination in the graphics card segment and expansion into other ventures. Now the big green ...

August 19, 2017 at 1:20 pm by

Crucial Announces DDR4 2666MT/s Server DIMMs

Crucial is usually on the forefront of memory and it’s no different this time as the company just announced the release and availability of their new DDR4 2666MT/s ...

December 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Micron Launches 8TB SSD with 3D TLC NAND

Micron has unveiled its new 5100 Series enterprise-level SSDs, which boast 3D TLC NAND, 74,000 random write IOPS, and up to 8TB of storage. The impressive 5100 Series is a ...

December 6, 2016 at 12:19 am by

Ever Wondered What’s In Google’s Data Centres?

Google is known for a lot of things but the company was built on data, the storage and searching of information from all over the internet. Typically these things are locked ...

March 27, 2016 at 12:15 am by

PIA Running Traffic Through Second VPN to Avoid BitTorrent Ban

After a number of large datacentres are now banning heavy BitTorrent traffic on their networks, popular VPN provider Private Internet Access (PIA) has started routing its ...

November 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

Lightning Strike Wipes Google Data Centre

Google has suffered permanent data loss after one of its data centres in Belgium, which was struck by lightning four times. The electricity surges from the lightning strikes ...

August 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

SanDisk Showcase Industry’s First 2TB SATA and Portable SSDs at Computex 2015

Computex 2015 – The highlight for me at the SanDisk booth were the new, and Industries first, 2TB SATA SSD. The CloudSpeed Evo Gen II is optimized for cloud data ...

June 4, 2015 at 9:24 am by

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