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Backblaze Publishes HDD Reliability Stats for Q2 2017

Backblaze Publishes HDD Reliability Stats for Q2 2017

Cloud back and storage provider Backblaze has published their Q2 2017 statistics of hard drive failure rates. There are 83,151 drives in total in the report, 635 more from ...

August 31, 2017 at 12:44 am by

Seagate Hits 35 Million SMR HDDs and Details HAMR Roadmap

During their recent call with investors, Seagate made a number of major announcements. Seagate is one of the few hard disk drive manufacturers remaining. The company remains ...

May 13, 2017 at 9:23 am by

Seagate and Synology Bring Ironwolf Health Management to Synology NAS

Synology introduced a first beta version to their new Seagate IronWolf health management a little while ago and now the feature has become a full reality. Seagate and ...

March 22, 2017 at 3:00 am by

Seagate Shuts Down 1 of 3 HDD Production Facilities

With the continued rise of the SSD, the decline of HDDs has continued to accelerate. Last year, HDD manufacturer Seagate announced a series of significant cuts aimed at ...

January 16, 2017 at 10:00 am by

Seagate Releases Last Generation of 15K Hard Drives

There was a time when 15K hard disk drives dominated the enterprise storage market. With their higher rotation speed compared to consumer drives, the 15K drives offered the ...

October 26, 2016 at 9:45 am by

Seagate Revises Earnings Forecast Down

  With each year, the decline of hard drives continues on its inexorable course, bringing down the fortunes of the companies that manufacture them. In light of this, both ...

April 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

ASUS Travelair N Wireless 1TB Hard Disk Review

Introduction When it comes to storage you can either go the ordinary and boring route, or you can opt for something that breaks with the norm with more features than you would ...

March 16, 2016 at 12:02 pm by

SSDs Could Approach Cost Parity With HDDs by 2017

While the cost of solid state drives (SSDs) has been falling incrementally for the last three years, it still costs 18 cents per gigabyte more to buy an SSD than a hard disk ...

December 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm by

SSD Prices to Reach Parity with HDDs in 2016

It wasn’t too long ago that computer owners were celebrating solid state drive prices dropping below the $1/GB mark, but a new report suggests that SSD retail prices could ...

June 22, 2015 at 4:34 pm by

LaCie Unveiled Mirror Portable Hard Drive

LaCie, a premium brand of Seagate’s, has introduced their new Mirror portable hard drive created by the French designer Pauline Deltour. The drive is enclosed in scratch ...

January 7, 2015 at 11:55 pm by

Toshiba Updates with 6TB Enterprise HDDs

Toshiba has a long list of storage products from consumer hard drives over hybrid laptop drives and all the way to large-capacity enterprise grade hard disk drives. But data ...

December 18, 2014 at 1:58 pm by

Toshiba 3.5-Inch 7200 RPM Desktop Drives Now up to 5TB Models

Sometimes 3TB isn’t enough and sometimes 5400RPM or variable speeds aren’t what you need either, and for just that Toshiba has announced their latest release; the ...

November 3, 2014 at 10:38 am by

Western Digital’s Worlds First Ultra-Slim Drive

  Today Western Digital announced that they will start shipping the worlds first thinnest hard drive. The new Ultra Slim hard drives will be 47% thinner (5mm) than the ...

April 24, 2013 at 6:54 am by


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