Daily Archives: June 20, 2014

Review, Teardown: Intel 730 Series 240Gb (SSDSC2BP240G4) Solid-State Drive

Intel has been part of the SSD revolution early on, with their X25-M being a fairly popular drive around 2009. Embarrassingly, this drive also suffered from several firmware bugs, which may have driven Intel to perform stringent validation of their … Continue reading

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Review: Kingston DataTraveler G4 128Gb USB Flash Drive

When I first tried my “crazy” SSD in a USB External Enclosure experiment, USB memory sticks were paltry in size and performance. While such a solution wasn’t exactly compact or convenient like most USB keys, it did offer the capacity … Continue reading

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4Tb Head-to-Head: Western Digital Green WD40EZRX vs Seagate Desktop ST4000DM000

A universal truth since the beginning of computing has been that you can never get enough storage because you’ll always find something to fill it with. This is true more than ever, with the proliferation of high definition multimedia files, … Continue reading

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