Don't-Miss Hard drive Stories
Is your PC still relying on an old-school hard drive? Installing a solid-state drive is the best upgrade investment you can make.
If your PC doesn’t have a SATA 6-gbps interface, this device will add it and let you attach one drive (it also has a second interface to host another drive).
A very capable two-bay NAS box with high-end performance. Buy one empty unless you really need enterprise-class hard drives.
Sometimes a USB key just isn't roomy enough. We describe the portable hard drive specs and features that matter most, and name five of our favorite models.
Think all portable drives are the same? We discovered some compelling differences—both in features and in performance—when we evaluated this batch.
Intel’s faster NAND flash renders the Series 335 a step up from Intel’s earlier solid-state drives, but the aggressive pricing is probably the better news for consumers.
Meet the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup of the storage world: Hybrid hard drives promise to deliver the speed of an SSD plus the capacity of a mechanical drive. We explain how they work, and evaluate their performance.
Equipped with USB 3.0, the latest Pogoplug provides a fast, easy way to share any hard drive over the Internet; but the Web portal for access needs some work.
Encryption and PIN key entry safeguards your data, without sacrificing performance.
This NAS packs a solid punch and has a slew of features, but is unimpressive at writing small data sets.
Ethernet-attached storage boxes look much as they did two years ago, but their speed, interfaces, and features have evolved.
This box looks great on your desk, attaches via USB or ethernet, and handles all the basics well--at a very basic pace.
This two-bay NAS box offers plenty of capacity for the buck, and it streams large files very well, but in other respects its features are limited.
This NAS box has six bays and excellent software features, and it’s a strong performer, too.