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Rebuild, Restructure, Review – System Upgrade time.

With our CES trip gone past, what better way to kick off the new year then with a new system build. Follow along as we unbox, build, and benchmark one of our new test systems.Thermaltake was kind enough to help us build the majority of this new rig. Starting with an open concept Core P5 Chassis. This is no ordinary …

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Seagate Announces New Game Drive For Xbox SSD

Seagate is announcing their new Game Drive for Xbox SSD, providing serious gamers with faster boot times and game loading performance.  The Game Drive is designed exclusively for Xbox, and provides an ultra-portable means of storing games, just in time for the holiday season and the latest popular AAA game titles. The Seagate® Game Drive for Xbox SSD utilizes NAND …

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ZOTAC Celebrates 10th Anniversary With New Limited Edition Products

ZOTAC is celebrating their 10th anniversary with new Limited Edition products, as well as the ZOTAC WORLD CUP invitational games.  The product unveiling takes place at the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong, and features several limited special edition products from ZOTAC’s main product lines – graphics cards, mini PCs and SSDs.  These limited edition products are unique in both design …

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PNY CS1311 SSD Review (480GB) – An Easy HDD to SSD Upgrade!

You may recall that earlier this week we posted a review of the PNY CS2211 SSD, specifically designed for gamers and enthusiasts. Today we are looking at the simpler consumer drive the PNY CS1311 SSD, designed to make upgrading from the lagging HDD a breeze. As PNY explains, this drive is an excellent option for replacing a hard drive, a secondary …

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PNY CS2211 SSD Review (480GB)

Today, we are reviewing one SSD that serves as an excellent upgrade from a slow and sluggish PC to a quick gaming rig – the PNY CS2211 2.5″ SATA III SSD. This is PNY’s latest storage product to enter their gaming and enthusiast line, XLR8. While some may still be digging their way out of a snow storm, others may be …

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Plextor M6V SSD (1TB) & PlexTurbo Review

Recently our big brother website, The SSD Review, posted an article outlining the standard performance of the Plextor M6V. The article looked at the throughput through your standard SATA 3 (6Gb/s) port, and if you take a read through the article you can see that this value oriented drive provided very consistent performance. While we could sit here and regurgitate the …

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Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB SATA III HDD Review – Premium HDD For Less Than $0.03/GB!

Toshiba is one of the most well-established names in the electronics industry, and has been in business for over 135 years, with over 40 years experience in the storage industry. Toshiba has achieved many innovations over the years – they produced the world’s first mass-market laptop computer, as well as the world’s first wireless laptop computer and the world’s thinnest …

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Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB HDD Review – Large Capacity At A Low Price!

Seagate is one of the oldest producers of HDD storage solutions in the industry, having started out in 1978 before becoming publicly traded in 1981. Seagate has certainly made its contributions to the consolidations taking place in the storage industry in the last few years, acquiring the likes of Maxtor (2005), LaCie (08/2012), LSI from Avago (05/2014), and backup and …

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