Last year Intel introduced the SSD Pro 1500, the company's first SSD for the business segment. The Pro 1500 brought support for hardware accelerated encryption in the form of TCG Opal 1.0 certification, but with the Pro 2500 Intel is updating the spec to 2.0 along with support for IEEE-1667 that is required for Microsoft eDrive. Can the Pro 2500 offer anything over the other drives with Opal support? Read on to find out!
We provide a preview of the new VelociRaptor and a drive hampered by early firmware that still manages to set new performance standards.
Gary Key on 4/22/2008
We take a first look at the new WD6400AAKS and find Western Digital has turned performance up a notch in the mid-range market.
Gary Key on 3/21/2008
We take a first look at Western Digital's latest drive that will have you scrambling for part number WD3200AAKS-00B3A0.
Gary Key on 2/22/2008
We learn about failure prevention when we break a SATA wafer connector
Ryan Smith on 1/18/2008
Thermaltake sent us their Muse R-Duo for testing, and external enclosure supporting RAID 0/1, USB, and eSATA. We put the device through the performance wringer to see what it...
Dave Robinet on 12/14/2007
We take a quick first look at the new MTRON 7000 series and come away impressed, again.
Gary Key on 12/3/2007
Hitachi beat everyone to the 1TB drive level, but can these more recent offerings offer a compelling alternative? We'll find out, as Western Digital and Seagate target your green.
Dave Robinet on 11/26/2007
We put Ultra's new HD cooler through the ringer and it barely breaks a sweat.
Dave Robinet on 11/2/2007
We take a look at one of the first ExpressCards featuring SSD technology and will not be giving up our USB thumb drives, just yet.
Dave Robinet on 10/25/2007
We put one of Transcend's latest SSD drives through the wringer and look at the benefits and drawbacks of this technology.
Dave Robinet on 10/23/2007
ICY DOCK's 12 year quest to build market share continues. Do they have a hit with the MB664?
Dave Robinet on 10/9/2007
In preparation for some upcoming RAID product reviews, we wanted to provide a brief introduction to the concept of RAID storage setups, what the various levels mean, and the...
Dave Robinet on 9/7/2007
Our early look with a notebook platform and the MTRON 32GB SSD reveals this drive is faster than a speeding bullet. Well almost.
Gary Key on 8/17/2007
Our preview reveals one very fast SSD drive from MTRON, but how fast depends on whether you are using an Intel or NVIDIA chipset.
Gary Key on 8/15/2007
With the prices of 750GB drives falling like a rock, they are finally becoming a realistic option for many buyers. How does Western Digital's offering stack up to the competition?
Dave Robinet on 8/9/2007
We take a look at one of the more inexpensive SATA/USB 2.0 enclosures on the market that provides SATA functionality and USB portability.
Gary Key on 7/15/2007
We take a look at ICY DOCK's newest external eSATA/USB 2.0 enclosure and wonder how to keep it clean in a lab full of dirty hands.
Gary Key and Dave Robinet on 7/11/2007
Our first look at Samsung's latest SpinPoint T166 drive reveals a quick and affordable drive... oh yeah, did we mention it was quiet?
Gary Key on 7/9/2007
Our updated look at Seagate's mid-range Barracuda 7200.10 desktop series that proves you get performance close to what you pay for today.
Gary Key and Dave Robinet on 7/6/2007
We provide a first look at the Super Talent SSD16GB25/25M Flash Drive that is designed for the commercial and industrial markets.
Gary Key on 5/7/2007