Matsunichi's Low Cost 500GB External Drive

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive Review

Matsunichi 500GB USB 3.0 Portable External Drive Have you ever heard of consumer electronics company called Matsunichi? Matsunichi was established in 1993 in Hong Kong, China and since 2012 they have been slowly moving into the US market with low cost tablets, streaming media players and storage drives. Believe it or not you can find …more

Vertex 460

OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD Review

The Last Vertex SSD Ever? This is the first new drive we’ve received from OCZ since they filed for bankruptcy and were subsequently bought by Toshiba. It carries the storied Vertex name but given the company transition, does this mean that this will be the last Vertex drive ever? Not according to our friends at …more


VisionTek 120GB mSATA SSD Review

VisionTek Gets In On The mSATA Trend The mSATA rush is officially on as desktop PC usage plummets and laptops, especially ultra-portables are the hot sellers. These devices are cramming more and more hardware into an ever shrinking space so why use a 2.5″ x 1/4″ drive when you can use an mSATA drive that’s …more

VisionTek Data Fusion 2-way PCIe SSD

VisionTek Data Fusion PCIe SSD 240GB Review

VisionTek Goes RAIDing The PCIe Bus It’s been quite some time since we had a look at a PCIe based SSD. In fact, it was all the way back in October of 2011 when we tested the OCZ RevoHybrid drive which was the last of a handful of PCIe drives from OCZ that we had …more

Western Digital My Cloud

Western Digital My Cloud 2TB NAS Review

Western Digital My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage Today we take a look at Western Digital’s My Cloud Personal Cloud Storage, an external hard drive system that connects to your home network and can be access from the internet via a PC, smartphone, or tablet just like a cloud base service. The WD My Cloud is …more

WD Black2 Hybrid Drive

WD Black² Dual-Drive 120GB SSD + 1TB HDD Hybrid Review

Western Digital Doubles The Pleasure Ever since the emergence of Solid-State Drives, there’s been a conundrum facing laptop users in regards to storage options. Storage could be fast, large capacity, or low price – pick two of the three. We’ve seen hybrid drives that mesh SSDs with HDDs using a caching method to boost performance …more

Vantec IDE/SATA To USB 3.0 Adapter

Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 3.0 Adapter Review

Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 3.0 Adapter All storage drives fail at some point and there is likely a situation where you wanted to connect a drive to your computer to work on, but couldn’t easily do so. Vantec came up with a nifty little product called the Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter  (part number CB-ISATAU2) …more

LSI SandForce SF-3700

LSI SandForce Announces Next Generation SF3700 SSD Controller

Introducing the SF3700 Family It’s been a little over three years since we’ve seen a new controller from LSI SandForce and that was before the acquisition of SandForce by LSI. A number of competitors have released controllers that have really ratcheted up the competition so it’s high time LSI answered the call. That answer comes …more

WD My Cloud EX4 8TB

WD My Cloud EX4 8TB Personal Cloud Storage NAS Review

WD’s First 4-Bay NAS Server Western Digital’s My Cloud network-attached storage devices are great for storing your data, but they are single-bay devices that can’t offer capacity benefits or mind assuring redundancy of having a RAID array for your data. Millions of people around the world have relied on single-bay or single-drive devices to backup …more

OCZ Vector 150 - Barefoot 3 with 19nm NAND

OCZ Vector 150 240GB SSD Review

OCZ Attempts To Vector Back It was this time last year that we wrote about our affinity for the then brand new Vector series drive from OCZ which flaunted their homegrown Indilinx Barefoot 3 M00 controller. We had high praise not only for the performance but also for OCZ’s persistence with their Indilinx acquisition made …more

Kingston SMS200S3/120G mSATA SSD

Kingston mS200 120GB mSATA SSD Review

Kingston SSDNow mS200 120GB SMS200S3/120G Now that mSATA drives are really starting to grow in popularity, we are seeing more models pop up from various SSD manufacturers. Kingston has the latest one we’ve received powered by a SandForce controller paired with Toshiba NAND. The SSDNow mS200 line is part of their ‘System Builders’ series which …more

DashDrive HC630

ADATA Announces DashDrive Choice HC630 Portable Storage Drive

ADATA Adds Mystique to External Storage OptionsCompany’s New DashDrive Choice HC630 HDD Shimmers with Allure Taipei, Taiwan – October 8, 2013 – ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has added another attractive storage gadget to the company’s popular DashDrive Choice family. With a USB 3.0 interface, the …more

Corsair Force LS 240GB

Corsair Force LS Series 240GB SSD Review

The Force Is With You – Again There have been a number of incarnations of the Force Series drives from Corsair with the first having the SandForce 1200 series controller. Hence the name. Most have been performance focused and were the Corsair flagship drives for a time, a title currently held by their Neutron GTX …more

Vantec NexStar HDD Duplicator Box

Vantec NexStar HDD Duplicator Review

Hassle Free Drive Duplication. We’ve seen our share of hard drive docks and even a few from Vantec, but this time they have something a little different. The NexStar HDD Duplicator also does as its name implies, it can duplicate drives on a sector-by-sector basis. The beautiful part is that it can do it independently, …more