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Tested: Which PC upgrades offer the biggest performance boost for your buck?

We took a mainstream PC and individually upgraded it's processor, graphics card, memory, and storage. Find out which ones busted our benchmarks.

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Gartner: Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Revenue from enterprise storage systems grew 5 percent in last year's fourth quarter

Go NAS for Amped-Up Security

A smart NAS setup can help protect you from intruders both virtual and physical. Here's how.

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LaCie ships world's fastest external hard drive

The external Little Big Disk drive is aimed at 4K video processing jobs

Sony, Panasonic develop 300GB to 1TB 'Archival Disc' for 50 year-plus storage

Discs based on the format will last decades longer than magnetic tapes and hard drives, the companies said

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SanDisk announces world's first 128GB microSD card

It has enough room to store 75K photos

Dropbox changes terms of service to resolve disputes

The cloud storage firm gives customers 30 days to "opt out" of the new terms, which specify a means to resolve any legal claims.

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The surprise power hog for mobile storage: software

Most of the power consumed by phone and tablet storage is from software, according to a UCSD-Microsoft paper

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HP starts charging for server firmware updates

Hewlett-Packard says its firware updates for servers are valuable intellectual property, and soon the company will charge for access.

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If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?

What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.