OCZ 60GB Agility 2 SATA II SSD

Aug 21st, 2010 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, OCZ, Reviews, Storage
Nothing beats putting together a new computer and having the best available technology in it. For hard drives that can only mean going Solid State. Today, we feature OCZ’s latest SSD: the Agility 2. It’s the successor to the Agility and it packs a huge punch.


Corsair Flash Survivor GTR 32GB USB Flash Drive

May 18th, 2010 | By Simon | Category: Corsair, Flash Media, Reviews, Storage
The need for speed never ends in the computer industry. The Corsair Survivor GT was a fast flash drive but Corsair saw an opportunity to improve and jumped on it. Today we have the Survivor GTR and the changes are significant.


Patriot Memory 16GB Bolt USB Flash Drive

May 7th, 2010 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, Patriot Memory, Reviews, Storage
A few times I’ve heard people losing their flash drive and someone gained access to sensitive data. While a software encryption is better than none I wouldn’t stop just there. The Patriot Memory Bolt provides AES 256-bit hardware encryption while maintaining fast read and write speeds.


Corsair Padlock 2

Apr 4th, 2010 | By Simon | Category: Corsair, Flash Media, Manufacturer, Product Type, Reviews, Storage
If you’ve ever been given confidential data that you need to transport, you don’t want to fuss around with installing software on each computer to gain access to secure partitions. The Corsair Padlock 2 looks like your ordinary USB drive but access to data is limited by a PIN.


CRU-DataPort SecureDock 500GB Encrypted Enclosure

Jan 11th, 2010 | By Nivedh | Category: CRU-DataPort, Hard Drives, Reviews, Storage
Data encryption is serious business and CRU-DataPort is a company that takes it very seriously. Their SecureDock is a hard drive enclosure that allows you to use military grade AES encryption on your regular old SATA hard drive. Sounds complicated? Quite the contrary. Read on for the details.


Thecus N0503 NAS

Jan 7th, 2010 | By Anthony | Category: Manufacturer, Reviews, Storage, Thecus
Thecus’ N0503 is a bit of a unique product. Also nicknamed the ComboNAS it takes either five 2.5″ drives or three standard 3.5″ drives regardless of configuration though, a NAS spells out: storage and lots of it. Given Thecus’ successful reputation, we’re excited to see what the N0503 can do!


Corsair Flash Survivor GT 32GB USB Flash Drive

Dec 13th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Corsair, Flash Media, Reviews, Storage
I can be pretty clumsy at times and I need things that are built to last. The Corsair Survivor GT is a name that I can stand by. This isn’t your average flash memory drive; it has an aircraft grade aluminum enclosure and EPDM seal to provide water resistant protection. I like what I hear!


Patriot Memory LX Series 32GB SDHC Memory Card

Dec 9th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, Patriot Memory, Reviews, Storage
Flash memory is a necessity in today’s digital age. Most users often run into one of two problems: the memory is too slow or too small. The LX Series 32GB SDHC card fixes both problems. With a guaranteed sustained write speed of 10MB/s and a capacity of 32GB, you’ll be set for a long while.


Axus FiT 300

Nov 17th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Axus, Reviews, Storage
It’s never hard to fill up any amount of storage space you have. Whether it’s 10GB, 100GB or 1000GB, it’ll eventually get full and you’ll start looking for more. The Axus FiT 300 offers us an external hardware RAID solution to quench our thirst for more data space.


QNAP TS-219P Turbo NAS

Oct 24th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Network Attached Storage, QNAP, Reviews, Storage
Not everyone will need a four or eight drive NAS device, but a two drive NAS is certainly something nice to have at home. It’s big enough to store several terabytes of data and meets the bare minimum to create a mirrored setup for ultimate reliability.


OCZ Technology 64GB Agility Series SATA II Solid State Drive

Sep 29th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Hard Drives, OCZ, Reviews, Storage
A dime a dozen seems like a fitting term but solid state drives certainly don’t cost a dime. However, SSD availability and popularity has grown and spread enormously in the past few months. Tonight we feature the OCZ Agility, similar to the OCZ Vertex but not by much. How do these fare? Let’s find out.


Plextor PX-B320SA 8X Blu-ray Disc Combo

Sep 9th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Optical Drives, Plextor, Reviews, Storage
Blu-ray players are becoming more and more popular in computers. With a wide availability of Blu-ray movies for not too much more than a regular DVD, it makes sense to make the investment on a player for your HTPC to get life-like playback. Plextor’s latest offering provides just that.


QNAP TS-439 Pro Turbo NAS

Aug 25th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Network Attached Storage, QNAP, Reviews, Storage
There are few times when I don’t think a NAS would come in handy at my house. I have 3 notebooks, 2 computers, a PDA and an iPhone in the house. Being able to access all my files anywhere in the house is a blessing. While I could file share it all off a single PC, a powerful NAS offers better speed and more features than your PC.


Corsair P64 Performance Series 64GB SSD (CMFSSD-64GBG2D)

Aug 9th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Corsair, Flash Media, Hard Drives, Reviews, Storage
When I first started reviewing SSDs, the performance was plagued with slowdowns. We now have Indilinx and Samsung based drives that always run smooth. Tonight, we feature the Corsair 64 Performance Series SSD – utilizing proven Samsung technology to provide worry free performance.


Super Talent MasterDrive SX SAM28GM25S 128GB SSD

Jul 21st, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, Hard Drives, Reviews, Storage, Super Talent
Solid State Disks have grown immensely popular these past few months. It has been interesting times with the release of both Indilinx and Samsung MLC controllers. The new Samsung controller proves to be fast and reliable as we check out the 128GB MasterDrive SX SSD.


Patriot Memory 64GB Torqx SSD

Jul 10th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, Hard Drives, Patriot Memory, Reviews, Storage
Patriot Memory has a winner on their hands here with Torqx SSD. The performance is not only lightning fast, but consistent regardless of how full the drive is. A welcomed change for solid state drives. Coupled with the 3.5″ bracket, the Torqx is the complete package for desktop storage upgrades.


Super Talent Luxio 64GB USB Flash Drive

Jul 6th, 2009 | By Nivedh | Category: Flash Media, Reviews, Storage, Super Talent
Super Talent’s Luxio USB flash drive not only looks good, but it also packs several features in its compact and elegant form factor. With 64GB of storage space and AES 256-bit encryption, the Luxio is not lacking in any respect.


Plextor PX-B310U External Blu-ray Combo Drive

Jul 3rd, 2009 | By Jared | Category: Manufacturer, Optical Drives, Plextor, Reviews, Storage
Blu-ray may have won the HD war, but DVD’s still reign supreme for optical storage. Plextor gives you the best of both worlds with the PX-B310 External Blu-ray combo drive. Read on to see if this external drive meets all of your needs.


Synology DS209 Network Attached Storage

Jun 29th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Network Attached Storage, Reviews, Storage, Synology
Synology has been in the network attached storage business for nearly a decade and they are often regarded as one of the best at what they do. Don’t let the simple look of the DS209 fool you, this baby packs a very powerful punch. She doesn’t have all the bells and whistles for the more expensive models but what she does, she does very well.


OCZ 30GB Vertex (OCZSSD2-1VTX30G)

Jun 9th, 2009 | By Simon | Category: Flash Media, Hard Drives, OCZ, Reviews, Storage
Solid State Drives promised to offer breath taking performance and near instantaneous response. The first readily affordable generation didn’t quite live up to the expectation with rapid decay in performance. After much development we finally what the initial JMicron controller should have provided.