Storage, it always seems like we need more of it, especially with file sizes increasing for media and more importantly games. While some of you may have cases that give you ample space to load them up with hard drives there are others who have small form factor system or even work from a laptop where storage space is limited. There is where external hard drive enclosures come into place. Today we are taking a look at a pretty awesome 4-bay external hard drive enclosure that supports 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA hard drives and has both USB 3.0 and eSATA connections. The enclosure I am talking about is ICY DOCK’s ICYCube MB561U3S-4S. Let’s load it up with drives and see what we can do with it.
Corsair, a world leader in high-performance PC hardware, today announced the ultra compact, low-profile Flash Voyager Vega USB 3.0 flash drive. The slim, thumb-sized drive is less than 5mm thin and 24mm long including the built-in key ring loop, making it a perfect keychain companion for data transfers on the go, or an ideal plug-and-leave storage solution for notebooks, car audio systems, game consoles, and other devices.
Silicon Power has today unveiled their newly designed 3.5-inch USB 3.0 external hard drive, the Stream S06. The Stream S06 has a very elegant look and will be available in capacities up to 4 TB.
There always comes a time where a hard drive dock comes in handy. It could be you are building a new system and need to transfer files, want to share files with a friend, or you can even use a hard drive dock for an external hard drive setup. Hard drive docks are extremely convenient and today we are taking a look at the MB981U3-1S from Icy Dock. This USB 3.0 hard drive dock supports 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA hard drives and has USB 3.0 Boost UASP support. Let’s take a look…
With Ultrabooks and solid state drives becoming more and more popular we are seeing new notebooks come with smaller capacity hard drives. While this may not be an issue to some, others who need the larger storage capacity end up getting a portable hard drive to take with them. Today we are taking a look at one such drive, the Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive. This drive has a very attractive design to it and is USB 3.0 compatible so transfer speeds should be pretty fast. Let’s take a look…
Wireless speeds continue to increase, case in point, TP-LINK’s AC1900 Router. AC1900 features speeds up to 1.9Gbps, a USB 3.0 port for media sharing, hardware NAT, and easy configuration via TP-LINK’s Tether App. Breaking down all of AC1900’s features, we’ll notice that its 1.9Gbps throughput is split across dual bands – 1.3Gbps over 5GHz, and […]
An external hard drive is something that is always in my laptop bag. With smaller devices like tablets and Ultrabooks becoming more popular the hard drives inside are much smaller than what you will find in a desktop. External hard drives give you that extra storage space that you need and are usually small enough to fit in your laptop bag or backpack. Today we are checking out the DashDrive Choice HC630 500GB External Hard Drive from ADATA. This drive not only has an attractive outer-casing, but it features a high speed USB 3.0 connection for fast transfers. Read on as we take a look…
Silicon Power has announced their latest line of the retractable flash drives. Being one of the leaders of their field of storage solutions, they have presented the all new USB 2.0 Ultima U05 and USB 3.0 Blaze B05. We expect most of the tech items to be quite flat and bland in looks and outer appearance but these flash drives are something which will catch our eye and are surely going to satisfy the customers who want some trendy touch to their technology.
Who says you can never have enough storage. Well you really can not have too much. I myself have a few different computers around my house for different tasks, and I like to back them up and also share files over the network. External hard drives and enclosures are a great tool for keeping around your house or even on the go. There are so many different enclosures and NAS boxes on the market. Some do RAID, other’s do JBOD, some can hold only 1 drive and some can go up to 4 drives. Some of the cool things with the technology of the past few years is that we now have eSATA and USB 3.0. USB 3.0 offers up to 5 Gbps while eSATA offers less speed at around 3 Gbps. So today we will be reviewing the Vantec NexStar HX2R dual SATA Hard Drive Enclosure, so stick around and see if it would make a nice addition to your desk or office.
Mushkin, one of the leading producers of computer products, has made an official announcement unveiling the world’s fastest USB 3.0 flash drive. This USB 3.0 drive has been launched with the name tag of Ventura Ultra and as the name suggests, the speed and performance of this flash drive will be unmatchable. One of the most prominent reasons for its speed and performance is the fact that instead of utilizing the USB 2.0 platform, it utilizes the USB 3.0 which delivers higher performance and is 10 times faster and more efficient as compared to the USB 2.0.
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