Thecus M3800 NAS Stream Box – Total Media Storage

The Thecus M3800 NAS device was designed to be your total media storage and playback solution. Featuring HDMI, component, and AV out, the M3800 can play digital content directly through your existing home theater system. The M3800 supports multiple file formats including WMV9 and VC-1, and even supports 1080P for playback on today’s high-definition displays.

By Ken Brown

Super Talent SATA II Mini 2 PCIe MLC 64GB SSD

Is the stock SSD in your netbook so slow it’s driving you nuts? Well, Super Talent has the cure with their new SATA Mini 2 PCIe SSD. Their new line of SSDs were designed to be a drop in replacement for the ASUS Eee PC S101,900, 900A and 901 netbook PCs. Join us as we take a look at the 64GB MLC version and how it performs in an ASUS Eee PC 900 netbook.

By Shane Higgins

Kingston SSDNow V Series 128GB SSD Review

Adding an SSD to a desktop or notebook that uses a traditional hard disk drive is a smart and efficient way to upgrade your PC. The Kingston SSDNow V Series is an entry level SSD that comes with all the software needed to clone your old HDD over to the new SSD. Read on to see if this drive goes down stuttering or if it stands fast and survives our testing.

By Nathan Kirsch

WD My Book World Edition II External 2TB NAS Drive

The new My Book World Edition II network storage systems came out today and we have the 2TB model (WDH2NC20000) on the test bench to see how it performs. Read on to see how to map the drive, configure the backup software, and to see how fast files can transfer on a gigabit network.

By Nathan Kirsch

OCZ Vertex EX SSD Update Guide To Firmware v1.20

On Monday, when we published our OCZ Vertex EX 120GB SLC solid state drive (SSD) review things started out great, but by the end our testing had clearly degraded the performance of the drive. Read on as we upgrade the firmware from version 1.11 to 1.20 and run wiper.exe to restore performance on the Vertex EX.

By Nathan Kirsch

OCZ Vertex EX Series 120GB SLC SSD Review

The OCZ Vertex EX 2.5” Solid State Drives use SLC NAND Flash and are designed to meet the stringent demands of server environments and enterprise applications. As a result these next-generation drives feature speeds of up to a 260MB/s read and 210MB/s write to bring you insane system responsiveness and data access!

By Nathan Kirsch

Super Talent UltraDrive ME 64GB MLC SSD Benchmarks

The UltraDrive ME series of Solid State Drives are the fifth-generation of MLC SSDs to be released by Super Talent. These drives have read speeds up to 260MB/Sec and write speeds up to 200MB/Sec thanks to the fact that they use the Indilinx barefoot controller and 64MB of cache. Read on to see how this drive does against nine other 2.5″ storage devices.

By Nathan Kirsch

Kingston SSDNow M Series 80GB SATA 2.5 Bundle Kit

The Kingston SSDNow M Series Bundle kit includes the SSDNow M Series drive, cloning software, installation guide CD, and everything needed to make the move to a Solid State Drive quickly and easily. Read on to see how our drive upgrade went on a notebook from 2006!

By Nathan Kirsch

Seagate Momentus 7200.4 500GB Notebook Hard Drive

Seagate Momentus 7200.4 hard drives are the fourth generation of Seagate’s laptop storage family and are said to be one of the fastest notebook hard drives on the market. Read on to see how the Seagate Momentus 7200.4 500GB hard drive (ST9500420AS) does against eight other 2.5″ drives to see how fast it really is.

By Nathan Kirsch

Kingston 80GB SSDNow M Series Drive Review

Kingston’s line of SSDNow solid-state drives (SSD) rounds out its suite of enterprise products. The SSDNow M Series uses Intel solid-state drives, which are said to be the best-performing drives on the market. Read on to see how the Kingston SNM125-S2/80GB does against seven other 2.5″ drives!

By Nathan Kirsch

WD Scorpio Black 320GB SATA Hard Drive Review

With a 7200 RPM spin speed, 16 MB cache, and capacities up to 320 GB, the Western Digital Scorpio Black series of 2.5″ notebook hard drives should send fear down the heads and to the platters of competing hard drives. Read on to see how the WD Scorpio Black 320GB hard drive (WD3200BJKT) does against six other 2.5″ drives!

By Nathan Kirsch

OCZ Vertex 120GB v1.10 MLC SSD Review

The OCZ Vertex Series is the result of all the latest breakthroughs in SSD technology, including new Indilinix barefoot controller, 64MB of onboard cache and insane read and write speeds. Read on to see if we can hit the rated read speeds of up to 250MB/s and write speeds of up to 180MB/s.

By Nathan Kirsch

Corsair P256 256GB MLC Solid State Drive Review

The Corsair P256 Solid State Drive uses Samsung Multi-Layer Cell (MLC) flash chips along with a 128MB DDR cache chip and the new 2nd generation Samsung controller to deliver 214MB/s read and 190MB/s write speeds! This means that the Corsair P256 is one of the fastest SSDs on the market today, so sit back and check this new bad boy out!

By Nathan Kirsch

How To Setup a Home NAS Server – QNAP TS-439 Pro Turbo

The TS-439 Pro Turbo is the lastest 4-bay NAS from QNAP and it provides a platform for massive data sharing, all-in-one business server features, advanced RAID data protection, built-in iSCSI target service, AES 256-bit volume-based encryption, and the ability to hot-swap hard drives. Read on as we share experiences with it on our home network using the PlayStation 3, Mac OS, Windows Vista, and Ubuntu Linux on Gigabit ethernet.

By Legit Staff

WD Scorpio Blue 500GB Notebook Hard Drive

The Western Digital Scorpio Blue series of hard drives was designed to offer high-performance, low power consumption, and cool operation. The Western Digital Scorpio Blue 500GB hard drive is one of the largest on the market, which makes it perfect for your storage needs. Read on to see how this 5400 RPM drive performs when LR puts it to the test.

By Nathan Kirsch