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Why Fast SSD Storage Might Be the Best Upgrade for Your Computer

Before you throw out that old desktop or laptop, consider upgrading its storage. Whether your computer uses a hard drive or an older solid-state drive (or SSD) it’s probably time to upgrade it. SSDs are getting faster every year and replacing the storage in your old computer with a new SSD won’t cost you too much, it won’t take that long to fit, and it will make a huge difference to the speed of your computing experience. Read More >>

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LaCie’s Fastest Rugged Drive Yet Also Plays Nice With Your USB-C Laptop

It’s not the first external drive from LaCie with a USB-C connection, but the company’s much-loved rugged line just got a hefty speed boost for those who are too impatient to wait for their data to backup, and refuse to take care of their hardware. Read More >>

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Seagate Demos Astonishing 60TB SSD for Business Superpowers

If you happen to have a high-end data centre and an unlimited budget, here's your next exciting purchase; Seagate's 60TB SAS SSD, which is, as foreshadowed by the model number, an SSD with 60TB of storage space. That's enough space to put a dog's brain in one folder and every song ever recorded in another. Read More >>

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Forget the New Playstation 4.5, an SSD Is All You Need

The rumours are already flying that we’ll be getting a new PS4 soon. Well, sort of. It won’t play different games than the current PS4 does, it will just play them better. This is all in aid of making a PS4 that can handle the beefy graphics requirements of Playstation VR, and do what the original PS4 should have done: output 4K graphics. Read More >>

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We Fucked Up Some ‘Rugged’ Storage Drives With a Machete

The price of solid state drives has been on a steady decline for the last year, and they’re already a top pick for easily improving the performance of your laptop, desktop, or even your PS4. But they also make really fantastic external drives — if more expensive than a traditional hard drive. Read More >>

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You Can Upgrade a Macbook Faster Than You Can Boil an Egg

There’s one big drawback to Apple’s thin, svelte laptop: once you pull the trigger on a Macbook, you’re generally stuck with the specs for life. So when a company claims to offer an idiot-proof SSD upgrade, it’s worth checking out. Read More >>

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Seagate’s New 10GBps SSD Will be the World’s Fastest

Seagate’s new SSD will be very, very fast indeed. In fact, able to transfer data at up to 10GB per second, it’s 6GB per second faster than its previous best — and it’s claimed it will be the fastest in the world. Read More >>

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There’s Finally a Way to Upgrade Macbook Storage

When I bought my Macbook Pro a year ago, I was feeling so internally guilty about spending over a grand on a laptop that I only paid for 128GB of storage, a decision I’ve regretted about three times per day ever since. This solution isn’t cheap, but at least it will stop me whining. Read More >>

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Samsung’s 16TB SSD is Now an Actual Thing People Can Buy

Last year, Samsung made the rest of the world feel mighty inadequate by announcing a world-record 16TB SSD. Turns out that was more than just talk: Samsung is shipping the drives to (very wealthy) customers today. Read More >>

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You Can Throw This Tonka-Tough SSD Drive Around and Your Data Will Still Be Safe

A portable SSD is already a better way to carry gigs of valuable data. The lack of moving parts means there’s less chance of the drive dying if it gets jostled, banged, or accidentally dropped. But your data’s even safer with SanDisk’s updated, rugged SSD that’s now wrapped in a shock, dust, and water-resistant bumper. Read More >>

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SSD Prices are Plummeting, Say Goodbye to Hard Drives

Solid-state drives are superior to hard drives in every way but one: they’re faster, lighter, and less fragile, but they’re also more expensive. The last one has been the only thing keeping HDDs alive, and that thread appears to be getting thinner by the day. Read More >>

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A 480GB Toshiba SSD for Just £100 is Your “Super-Fast Storage” Deal of the Day

Has your computer slowed to a snail's pace? Is it ten minutes before your machine boots up and you can get your 'Netflix and Chill' on? You may be tempted to trash your computer altogether and start afresh, but swapping out a standard hard drive for a super-fast solid state drive can usually do the trick just as well. Read More >>

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Apple Quietly Made the iMac’s Fusion Drive Much Smaller

For the last few years, Apple’s iMacs have tried to combine the best of both storage worlds in the Fusion Drive, a SSD/hard-drive combo that’s meant to blend performance and storage capacity into one. The newly refreshed iMacs are sporting Fusion Drives, but they’re much smaller than their predecessors. Read More >>

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Wow, Samsung’s New 16 Terabyte SSD Is the World’s Largest Hard Drive

Gone are the days when you have to sacrifice size for speed with an SSD drive in your laptop. At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung just revealed a new 2.5-inch SSD drive with an incredible 16 terabytes of storage. It’s not only the world’s largest SSD—it’s actually now the world’s largest hard drive, period. Read More >>

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Some SSDs Can Lose Data After Just a Few Days in Storage

Solid-state drives outclass hard drives as a storage medium in almost every way: they’re faster, less fragile, and can store more data per square inch. But according to some experts, SSDs suck at long-term storage of information, thanks to one particular problem: temperature. Read More >>