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!

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000: Two Terabyte RAID Redux

We are back with a new test bed to provide an updated but brief review of the Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0.

28 by Gary Key on 4/23/2007

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0: Is Two Terabytes really better than One?

Armed with a retail unit we provide a quick second look at the Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 in RAID 0 and wonder what all the fuss is about.

49 by Gary Key on 4/19/2007

Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000: Terabyte Storage arrives on the Desktop

Our first look at Hitachi's new Deskstar 7K1000 desktop series featuring second generation perpendicular recording technology in a massive 1TB drive.

75 by Gary Key on 3/19/2007

Western Digital WD740ADFD: Bottled Lightning

We take a quick look at Western Digital's latest update to their 74GB Raptor drive and discover a drive that is faster at times than its Raptor 150GB counterpart.

27 by Gary Key on 2/7/2007

Western Digital WD1600AAJS: 160GB Served on Single Platter

We take a look at the latest Western Digital Caviar SE series featuring 160GB per-platter technology in the ultra competitive budget sector.

19 by Gary Key on 2/5/2007

Western Digital and Seagate: 320GB Grudge Match

We take a look at the latest Western Digital SE16 and Seagate 7200.10 320GB hard drives and determine a winner in the mid-range desktop performance sector.

21 by Gary Key on 7/27/2006

Western Digital WD2500YD: Enterprise on the Desktop

Our first look at the Western Digital RE16 series featuring the WD2500YD 250GB drive and how it performs against its RE2 siblings.

12 by Gary Key on 6/24/2006

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 750GB: Size Does Matter

Our first look at Seagate's new Barracuda 7200.10 desktop series featuring perpendicular recording technology and industry leading capacities.

45 by Gary Key on 5/18/2006

Infrant Technologies’ ReadyNAS NV: Enterprise Features, Desktop Footprint

With personal storage becoming even more important nowadays, many smaller companies are producing solutions for the mainstream home and small office user to archive their most precious data. Take...

14 by Purav Sanghani on 3/17/2006

Western Digital WD1500ADFD: King Raptor

Our first look at Western Digital's third-generation Raptor.

52 by Gary Key on 2/8/2006

Ricoh EncryptEase: CD-R Password Protection Made Easy

Ricoh's EncryptEase media allows password protection and compression on a normal 650MB CD-R with no extra software. Take a look at how it works.

19 by Purav Sanghani on 2/7/2006

Seagate 7200.9 160GB: The Highest Platter Density to Date!

Before Seagate jumps in to manufacturing drives using the perpendicular magnetic recording, it takes a stab at boosting current platter densities. Take a look at their 7200.9 model with...

24 by Purav Sanghani on 1/31/2006

Flash Media: 1GB CompactFlash Roundup

With digital photography, personal audio, and personal digital assistants in full force these days, we look at one type of flash media to accompany these devices for added storage...

24 by Purav Sanghani on 12/23/2005

Hitachi vs. Western Digital vs. Seagate: A Battle of the Mammoths

We promised a 3-way comparison between Hitachi’s 500GB 7K500, Western Digital’s 400GB WD4000YR, and Seagate’s 7200.9 500GB drive and we keep to our promises. Take a look at how...

46 by Purav Sanghani on 12/2/2005

AXIOMTEK ExBoot 80GB External Storage

AXIOMTEK, a 15-year-old storage solution company, takes on the desktop market of storage devices with their ExBoot line of 3.5" external hard drives.

7 by Purav Sanghani on 11/10/2005

Sony DRU-810A: New Chipset, New Performance

After looking at the last few Sony drives at our labs, the above average performance of the DRU-810A was pleasantly unexpected!

18 by Purav Sanghani on 10/28/2005

Seagate 7200.9 500GB: Mouthwatering Benchmarks

After the October 10, 2005 announcement of the new 7200.9 line from Seagate, we have our hands on the 500GB SATA model and ran it through our desktop drive benchmarks.

46 by Purav Sanghani on 10/24/2005

Introducing Seagate's 7200.9: The New Generation

Seagate officially introduces the long awaited 7200.9 series of hard disk drives, including their 500GB competition to Hitachi. Take a peek at Seagate's latest offerings!

72 by Purav Sanghani on 10/10/2005

Seagate 120GB External Storage

Seagate has a line of external drives meant for personal desktop uses. We take the 120GB version of their storage-only device and run it through our external storage tests.

14 by Purav Sanghani on 9/29/2005

Pioneer DVR-110D: Dual Layer Double Time!

Pioneer keeps up with the DVDR market with the DVR-110D and its updated dual layer write speeds.

20 by Purav Sanghani on 9/15/2005

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