Computer hard disks, also known as HDDs or hard drives, are second in importance only to the computer’s processor or CPU. It is important to distinguish between the traditional hard disk and the newer Solid State Disks (SSD) which does not have any moving parts and therefore is far less susceptible to crashing. This article focuses only on the traditional hard disk.
There are different hard disk drives and they run at different rates. Most people would want their PCs and laptops to spin at the fastest rates. For such people they have to opt for the fastest internal hard disk drives. You have to compare the various internal hard disk drives and make your choice based on your needs.
For average desktop users, they will observe that the average desktop hard drive is put at 7200 revolutions for every minute. There are different hard drive capacities such that you can even get the top capacity at 12TB and so on.
If you want to have the fastest internal disk drives, you have to pay extra money for that, because they are bound to be [...]
Enclosures are a great way to use your Internal hard drive as an external. Do you need a portable hard drive with features that external hard drives don’t have? Got a spare internal hard drive and want to put it to good use cheaply? Don’t worry, just grab an enclosure! But before your getting one, you should learn few things like connections and form factors. We have created a list of best HDD enclosures out there, whether you need one for 2.5-inch laptop or 3.5-inch desktop hard drive. Find your enclosure!
Need to swap drives frequently? HDD docking station might be a better choice for you. Read our [...]
When Xbox 360 was released, it had only 4GB hard disk drive (HDD) and supported external storage that doesn’t exceed 32GB. By today’s standards, that’s nothing. For example, the newest AAA games can require for up to 50GB of space, and that’s not including updates and DLCs.
Of course, later Xbox 360 released other storage options at the end letting you to choose from – 4GB; 20GB; 60GB; 120GB; 250GB; 320GB and from 2015 – Xbox 360 500GB. We have to say 500GB is reasonable, but still, its hard drive fill up quite fast if you’re serious about gaming.
However, there is a solution, no matter what capacity Xbox 360 hard drive you currently [...]
BarraCuda Pro is one of the hard drives from Seagate Guardian series. Seagate characterizes these drives with three words – Versatile, Fast, Dependable. This hard drive features massive 10TB of capacity, making it one of the highest capacity hard drives out there. Not only the capacity is remarkable, but the performance of this drive is also great – 220 MB/s and it uses only 6.8 Watts of power. BarraCuda Pro is also very durable. Seagate claims that this drive can handle a workload of 300TB per year and 24/7 usage. That’s impressive, most of the users don’t come any near to those numbers. Another bonus is a 5-year limited warranty. Want to see other great hard [...]
Western Digital’s HDD series currently has six colors: Blue, Green, Red, Purple, Black, and Gold. At first glance, all of these colors could be confusing. That’s why we have created this article to explain you the difference. All of these HDDs are made for different purposes, so it’s important to choose the best fit for your needs. Imagine footwear – you can walk with both sandals and winter boots, that’s true. But it may be wiser and more efficient to use sandals when you’re in beach and boots when there is snow. The same thing goes with HDDs.WD Blue
WD Blue offers reliability and performance for everyday users. Blues are great [...]
Sony PS4 is arguably the best gaming console out there. Many even believe it to be the best gaming console of the century due to all the advantages it has over other gaming consoles. How great is the PS4 exactly? Well, that’s a debate for another day, but today we’ll be discussing one of its shortcomings that hopefully can be improved in the future. As of now, it’s a shortcoming, and it’s related to storage.
The PS4 has an upper limit on the storage capacity. In the initial version, it was 500GB, but with the new version, it has been increased to 1TB. However, many users believe that this HDD capacity isn’t enough to handle the storage needs of a [...]
Seagate launched the world’s fastest 2.5-inch hard disk drive with 15 000RPM, called: Seagate Enterprise Performance 15K HDD. This Seagate drive is meant for enterprise users and cloud data centers.
The drive is available in four capacities: 146GB; 300GB; 600GB and biggest 900GB, which is relatively small amount of storage. This Enterprise HDD is optimized for critical workloads and delivers industry’s highest sustained data transfer rate up to 315MB/s.
The Top 7 – Best PS4 1TB and 2TB Hard Drives of 2017 PS4 Hard Drive Compatibility List HDD NameAvailable CapacitiesRPMCacheWarrantyHow Much?1. Seagate FireCuda Gaming SSHD 2TB500GB; 1TB; 2TB5400RPM64MB5 years2. Seagate 2TB Barracuda [...]
We often run short of space while storing data in a memory device for our personal as well as official usage. Pen drives do not work out due to the lesser storage capacity, and external hard disks can be a great option here. A 1TB hard disk drive proves to be very much effective and is chosen by many as the best alternative for storage. This is because it offers ample space to store all your images, videos, word files and much more. It is also quite cost-effective as compared to the others. There are many such hard drives available in the market, and it often becomes confusing for the buyer to choose the right hard drive for himself. So, here we will allow you to find the right hard [...]