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Backblaze Reveals Q3 2017 Hard Drive Failure Stats

Data storage provider Backblaze unveiled its latest HDD failure stats for 2017’s third quarter. Notably, the company now includes 10TB and 12TB drives for the first time. ...

October 31, 2017 at 6:19 pm by
Western Digital Ships 12TB WD Gold Hard Drives

Western Digital Ships 12TB WD Gold Hard Drives

Western Digital is expanding their WD Gold Enterprise hard drive line with a new 12TB model. In addition to the new 12TB model, tThe entire WD Gold family includes 1TB, 2TB, ...

September 12, 2017 at 3:35 pm by
Toshiba Announces 8TB X300 High-Performance HDD

Toshiba 8TB X300 HDD Now Available for Only $254

Toshiba has begun selling the 8TB capacity version of their X300 3.5-inch hard disk drive we announced a few weeks ago. This is a desktop SATA drive which has specially ...

September 11, 2017 at 11:20 pm by

Toshiba Launches 8TB N300 NAS Hard Drive

Toshiba has launched a new 8TB NAS hard drive, boasting its fastest data transfer rate yet. The Toshiba N300 NAS range of drives are 7,200rpm HDDs with a 6Gbps SATA ...

April 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm by

Seagate Releases Enterprise Capacity 1 TB and 2 TB HDDs

With the rise of SSDs, hard drive manufacturers have turned to cost per GB and raw capacity as ways to compete. However, there still remains a demand for lower capacity drives ...

January 21, 2017 at 10:00 am by

Seagate Revives Maxtor Brand for Budget External Storage

For those of you that have been around for a while, one of the now defunct brands you might remember is Maxtor. During the late 90s and early 2000’s, the company was a ...

December 2, 2016 at 11:00 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 Unveil Amazing 60TB SSD

When it comes to SSDs, most users have to settle for ones smaller than their traditional mechanical hard drives, but there are some SSDs out there that show they are quickly ...

August 10, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Seagate to Cull 8,000 Staff in Upcoming Cuts

With the rise of SSDs, it’s no surprise that HDD manufacturers have been suffering. In a double whammy, PC market which has generally been the biggest hard drive ...

July 18, 2016 at 10:20 am by

You Can Now Watercool M.2 Drives!

M.2 storage devices use a much smaller form factor and can reach incredible speeds which make SATA drives seem extremely outdated. NVMe solutions are capable of read rates ...

May 24, 2016 at 5:20 pm by

Refuse to Unlock Your Hard Drive? Get An Indefinite Life Sentence!

In recent years, encryption has taken a bad light in the press as people use it to hide malicious or illegal activity while others use it to just protect and keep their ...

May 17, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Seagate Ships 10TB Helium HDDs

With the rise of SSDs, hard drive manufacturers have turned to capacity as their major stronghold. Earlier this year, Seagate revealed their first 10TB hard disk drive, ...

April 28, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

Get Your System Back From Petya Without Paying a Penny!

When it comes to security threats and risks, the community as a whole is at its best when it has a common goal. An example of this was two weeks ago when a new ransomware was ...

April 15, 2016 at 10:53 am by
Western Digital WD SanDisk Merger

Western Digital’s Acquisition of SanDisk Finally Approved

In a deal that has been months in the making, Western Digital today announced that their shareholders had voted to approve the $19 billion purchase of SanDisk.  It was ...

March 17, 2016 at 1:10 pm by

Western Digital Release New 314GB PiDrive for $31

When it comes to using the Raspberry Pi, one of the key issues is storage. Micro SD cards are limited in size and become more expensive for the larger capacity cards, and ...

March 14, 2016 at 8:38 pm by

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