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The best SSDs of 2018

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

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Intel SSD 660p review: Quad Level Cell (QLC/4-bit) NAND makes its debut

Intel's SSD 660p is considerably cheaper and a better performer than anything else we've seen at the low-end NVMe SSD market so far. Easily the best bang for the buck on the market unless you regularly write large amounts of data.

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NVMe SSDs: Everything you need to know about this insanely fast storage

SATA SSDs are old hat. NVMe is where it's at, with 4X or more throughput and 10X faster seeks. Your next PC should have it, or you should add it to your present one.

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SanDisk's SSD Plus 960GB is $105 off at Amazon

SanDisk's 960GB SSD Plus is available at its lowest-ever price of $165, a sharp drop from a list price of $270.

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NVMe over Thunderbolt: Killer external storage with caveats

Booting from an NVMe SSD inside a Thunderbolt PCIe enclosure can breathe new life into an older Mac and make a Thunderbolt 3 Mac soar. But not every enclosure or adapter will work.

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Seagate Barracuda 2.5-inch SATA SSD review: Great performance—with caveats

The Barracuda 2.5-inch SATA SSD tests as fast as any we've seen and carries a nice warranty. But there are occasional performance dips.

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Review: 6 data recovery tools for USB flash drives and more

Accidentally deleted an important document, picture or other file on a thumb drive or memory card? These tools can help you get it back.

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Why NVMe? Users weigh benefits of NVMe-accelerated flash storage

IBM storage customers expect to benefit from the FlashSystem 9100's NVMe- (Non-Volatile Memory Express) accelerated speeds, predictive analytics, resource management software, and smaller form factor.

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It's over: Intel and Micron file for divorce on 3DXpoint technology

Micron and Intel announce an end to the 3D XPoint partnership that brought us Optane and QuantX. Both companies vow to continue developing products separately.

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Backup vs. archive: Why it’s important to know the difference

Backing up and archiving data have distinct functions, and not recognizing that it’s important to have both can lead to access problems and even legal troubles.

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Amazon's selling the 1TB WD Blue 3D NAND for less than $200 today

The 1TB WD Blue 3D NAND is $199 at Amazon right now.

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Google cloud storage gets a boost with managed NAS service

Google is adding to its cloud storage options with the debut of a network attached storage (NAS) service called Google Cloud Filestore. Also, Los Angeles is the newest site for Google Cloud Platform in the U.S.

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Upgrade your PC's storage with these awesome deals on budget SSDs at Newegg

Newegg has the 525GB Crucial MX300 for $109 today, and the 256GB Intel 545s for $65.

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Sony G Series Professional SSD review: What a super-reliable, fast SATA SSD is like

Sony's G-Series SSDs offer good performance, a huge write rating, and an amazingly long warranty. But they also cost two to three times what a budget SATA SSD will.

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Plan now for your migration to Windows Server 2019

A smooth transition to Windows Server 2019 should start with implementing native components, then data-center features, then Windows Admin Center management tools.

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HPE puts enterprise software applications at the edge network

HPE moves to certify complete enterprise software stacks, allowing enterprises to run the exact same applications in the data center, in the cloud or at the network edge.

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What is NVMe, and how is it changing enterprise storage

Non-Volatile Memory Express, or NVMe, is a protocol for accessing high-speed storage media that’s designed to reduce latency and increase system and application performance. NVMe is optimized for all-flash storage systems, and it’s...

10 Father’s Day gift ideas for the Apple-loving dad

Father's Day is on June 17, and for all that dad does, show your appreciation with a nice gift, something he can use on a regular basis.

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