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IronKey Workspace W700 FIPS Review: Windows To Go on one tough, secure little key drive

The first remotely manageable, FIPS 140-2 level 3 validated USB stick that can run Windows To Go. Pricey, but nicely done.

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Review: The Drobo Mini is all about ease of use

And if ease of use is what you're looking for, you're golden. But if you need a top-performing RAID enclosure, the Drobo Mini is not the droid you're looking for.

Rapid Review: Drobo Mini makes protected storage a snap

Push in some spare drives like you're popping a SIM card into a phone. This little enclosure does the rest.

D-Link DIR-880L

D-Link DIR-880L review: A good, basic 802.11ac Wi-Fi router

It’s far from being the fastest router on the market, but D-Link’s latest is very easy to manage.

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Feed your greed for speed by installing SSDs in RAID 0

An SSD upgrade will boost your PC's performance. Upgrading to two SSDs in RAID 0 will render it mind-bendingly fast.

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Apricorn Aegis Padlock DT review: Capacious, secure storage for your desktop

If you need FIPS 140-2 certified storage, this USB 3.0 drive delivers.

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The best portable hard drives: Our top picks are fast, light and spacious

Cloud storage is great, until you don't have Internet access. A portable hard drive lets you access your data anywhere.

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Best portable hard drives: These models earned our highest ratings

Here are PCWorld's four favorite portable drives, for PC users. All of them have been tested in the PCWorld labs.

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Seagate Backup Plus Fast review: Double the capacity, double the speed

With two 2TB hard drives striped in RAID 0, this portable hard drive provides twice the capacity, and nearly twice the speed of single-drive products.

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Aegis Padlock SSD Review: Small, fast, FIPS-secure, and expensive

The secure USB 3.0 Aegis Padlock SSD undeniably convenient, fast, and handy, but costs more than twice as much as secure hard drive solutions.

OCZ Vertex 460

OCZ Vertex 460 SSD review: This drive delivers market-leading write performance

OCZ's controller plus Toshiba's NAND equals a fast and affordable consumer SSD.

Seagate Business Storage Windows Server

Seagate Business Storage Windows Server review: No-nonsense NAS for business

Running Microsoft's Server Essentials 2012 Workgroup edition, Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server NAS box is a good fit for Windows-centric houses. But it's pricey for the features provided.

Seagate Business Storage Windows Server review

Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server is a fast file server, and it delivers better default security than Linux-based devices. But it's write speed renders it less appealing for client backups.

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Plextor M6e SSD review: It's faster than a SATA drive, and not much more expensive

For only a little more than a SATA SSD, the Plextor M6e PCIe drive offers a 20-percent jump in read performance.

Intel 730 Series SSD

Intel 730 Series SSD (480GB) review: Good performance and a strong warranty

Intel's new 730 series SSD has an enterprise heritage and a long warranty, but its performance is only middle of the pack.