With the amount of data we use and save, all aspects of data storage become hugely important, including higher data transfer speeds from storage devices. These days HDDs are often being replaced by SSDs to gain a huge increase in these transfer speeds, but getting that absolute best data delivery may require some more setup.
Most storage devices still use the SATA interface to connect to your PC, so the question arises, does it’s specifics affect your PC’s performance? SATA version 3.0 was introduced in 2009 and was promised to have double the speed of its predecessor SATA 2.0 and in this article, we will discuss the real-life difference between the versions and [...]
As the time goes on, also so does the technology. For many years the ultimate performance drive choice was an SDD with SATA interface. These SSDs can reach read/write speeds of 600MB/s! That’s very impressive when comparing with traditional mechanical HDDs. However, since 2014/2015 there is Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF) SSD, better known as M.2 interface SSD.
When we talk about SSDs, the first thing that comes to mind is the traditional 2.5-inch form factor SSD. The main idea behind 2.5-inch form factor is that these SSDs have the same dimensions as laptop HDDs do. So you can upgrade your old HDD with SSD, have no problem fitting them in. Meanwhile, for Desktop PCs, [...]
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 [...]
There’s been a change in how your computer, laptop, and tablets will be running in the near future if they aren’t doing it already. The age of mechanics in computers is now officially over with the advent of the Solid State Disk Drive or SSD for short. Of course, many of you are already aware of this. But, a few out there are not clear on either what and SSD is or what it does. Let alone how the Hard Disk Drives they replaced operate either. Well, before we let you know what they are and a little about how they work. Let’s just give you what you can expect.
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 [...]
Solid state hybrid drives (SSHDs) are a type of hard drive that’s put together from a traditional Hard Disk Drive and a Solid State Drive. Both of these Drives are put together into Hybrid enclosure making SSHD. Performance of SSD and HDD and huge cheap amounts of storage provides SSHD users with the best from each Drives meaning a high storage and speed.
SSHD uses the HDD to store large data and SSD for for fast access data. This means when you need quick access to you data or files you use frequently SSD portion will be used. However, you your storing many GBs SSHD will use the actual Hard Drive. For most users SSHD is the best choice, considering its speed and price [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
With the slew of multitasking we do at present, we need our gadgets to be able to keep up with us. It is common for people to have games running on the background, playing music from their laptop, chatting on Facebook or googling, and writing a document all at the same time. To do all these things efficiently, our hard disk drives should be fast enough. Built-in computer hard-drives have limited capacities though. Thus, installing the fastest SSD or even a mid-speed one can give an enormous performance boost to any computer.
Here, you can find three top recommendations for the fastest SSD and the lowdown on each brand.Samsung SSD 850 [...]
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 [...]