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Bit by bit, Intel looks to quadruple SSD storage

Intel is looking to cram four bits per cell in an effort to cram more storage into SSDs.

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Want a reliable hard drive? Splurge for 4TB, study of 40,000-plus HDDs finds

Cloud backup firm Backblaze finds remarkably low failure rates in 4TB HDDs from Seagate and HGST.

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External hard drives? Pfah! Samsung just launched external SSDs

Samsung's Portable SSD T1 offers storage from 250GB to 1TB, and starts at $199

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Seagate aims to make common hard drives uncommonly artistic

Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the fairest hard drive of all? Seagate thinks its new drives are the answer, with mirror-like sheens and expensive wooden stands to complement more prosaic wirelessly connected drives.

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Are PC hard drives destined to die at the hand of the cloud? Maybe, analysts say

Are hard drives in PCs and consumer devices on their way out? Analysts had mixed opinions, leaving open the option that it could happen.

SanDisk Ultra II

SanDisk announces the Ultra II series of SSDs, targets mainstream upgraders

Available in capacities ranging from 120- to 960GB, with the 240GB model selling for $115.

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SSD prices for hybrids, ultrathin laptops to flatten next year

A shortage may stall SSD prices, but the cost-per-gigabyte will continue to decline

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Western Digital's $299 6TB WD Red is a big hard drive for small(ish) budgets

Western Digital has shipped the 6TB WD Red and WD Green models

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Cloud computing services could be subject to extra data protection checks in Europe

More data protection controls loom for cloud providers in the EU

Samsung ships new 1TB SSD based on 3D technology

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Samsung says its new 850 Pro line of SSDs will start at $129.99 and offer up to 1TB of storage