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Intel's Optane Memory H10 marries super-fast Optane and SSD storage on one M.2 card

Combining Intel's Optane Memory technology and flash memory onto a single expansion card gives thin-and-light PCs a performance boost without sacrificing board space, Intel says.

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SanDisk's Extreme Pro portable SSD is so fast you can edit video on it

The SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD is designed for video editors, who can take advantage of the drive's 1GB/s read speeds for editing.

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Samsung's spectacular 860 EVO, our favorite SSD, is cheaper than ever at Amazon today

The 500GB Samsung 860 EVO is available on Amazon for under $70.

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Get your backups in order for 2019 with 25% off the 2TB WD My Passport drive

Amazon has slashed the price of the 2TB WD My Passport external driveway 25 percent.

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HighPoint RocketStor 6661A Thunderbolt 3 storage enclosure review: Fast, easy and affordable

HighPoint's RocketStor 6661A Thunderbolt 3 PCIe/NVMe enclosure is a relatively affordable way to add super-fast storage to your system or laptop. Assuming, of course, you have a T3 port.

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How to pick an off-site data-backup method

When determining how to move data to a backup facility, you must balance cost, risk level, speed of data recovery, and how much data you can afford to lose.

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Akitio Node Lite with Optane review: In-your-face Thunderbolt 3 performance

Akitio's Node Lite Thunderbolt 3 PCIe enclosure houses all the RGB goodness of the Intel 905P NVMe SSD. It's fast and features an x16 PCIe slot and a DisplayPort output.

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Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe SSD review: Top-tier performance for a song

The Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe SSD surprises with better-than-typical performance for its price point.

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Sony PSZ-RA4T Professional RAID review: Clever portable and rugged design, plus Thunderbolt and USB

Sony's PSZ-RA4T is a rugged, attractive, and versatile RAID box with support for both Thunderbolt 2 and USB. It's equally at home in a mixed Mac/PC environment, the field, or the trunk of your car.

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What is an SSD? How solid state drives work

Solid state drives use interconnected pools of flash memory that are managed by an SSD controller to deliver speeds far beyond what a hard disk drive (HDD) can offer.

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Sony PSZ-HC1T USB 3.1 Gen 1 hard drive: A stylish and rugged portable storage workhorse

Sony's PSZ-HC1T 1TB USB 3.1 (Gen 1) 2.5-inch hard drive isn't a svelte wonder or particularly cheap, but it's perfectly sized and outfitted to stand up to the rigors of the workplace and frequent transport.

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What's hot in enterprise networking for 2019

With 2019 just around the corner there's a lot of  developments and advances coming that will affect how enterprises make use of technologies for SD-WAN, IoT, Wi-Fi, data centers, the cloud and more. Here's a selection of some of...

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Back up all the things with this massive 10TB WB external drive for $200, a $100 discount

The WD Elements 10TB external hard drive is $200 today at Amazon.

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How Intel's Optane Memory leads to misleading specs in PC advertisements

If you see a PC with a weird RAM amount like 24GB (instead of the more common 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB), it's because Intel's Optane storage memory has been added to the mix.

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Akitio NT2 U31C review: An easy and fast 10Gbps USB RAID enclosure (for hard drives)

The compact, relatively inexpensive Akitio NT2 U31C lets you easily combine hard drives for a fast and capacious storage box. But no means are provided for mounting 2.5-inch devices, so it's best for 3.5-inch hard drives.

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High-capacity Samsung EVO SD cards are selling at all-time low prices—get 64GB for just $11

Samsung's EVO Select micro SD cards offer plenty of storage at all-time low prices.

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Three of our favorite ultra-fast Samsung SSDs are on sale for cheap—and two are portable

Three Samsung SSDs—one internal, two external—that earned high marks from us are on sale for cheap at Amazon.

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Samsung 860 QVO SSD review: Big capacity on the cheap, and fast the majority of the time

The Samsung 860 QVO QLC (quad-level cell/4-bit) SATA 6Gbps SSD sets a new low in terms of price per gigabyte, at least in its 2TB and 4TB flavors. It's also a very good performer until you run out of secondary cache.

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Hyperconvergence: Not just for specific workloads anymore

Hyperconvergence has come a long way in a relatively short time, and enterprises are taking advantage of the new capabilities.

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One of our favorite portable SSDs, the 500GB SanDisk Extreme, is down to an insanely low price

Amazon is selling the 500GB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD for just $99 today.

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