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At times it has felt like meaningful capacity increases in the realm of solid state drives (SSDs) have come at a snail's pace, and it's especially disheartening when you look at how big mechanical hard disk drives (HDDs) have become. Well, take solace in that fact that memory chip makers are hard at working stacking... Read more...
Pricing on solid state drives (SSDs) has fallen so precipitously over the past couple of years that it's easy to forget how volatile the market can be. We're about to be reminded, according to TrendForce, which says client SSDs are on track to shoot up anywhere from 8-13% by the end of the year. The guidance comes... Read more...
As we move ever closer to the most romantic of holidays, have you thought of what you're getting your significant other? Well, perhaps stuffing some tech into a heart shaped box might be worthwhile. Check out these great deals we found that might just show your love. Let's face it, no one likes to clean, and we... Read more...
Black Friday has come and gone, leaving a deluge of deals in its wake as we creep toward Cyber Monday and the start of the holiday season. Among them are several SSD deals, for an array of drives with varying capacities and at virtually every performance level. Up first, we have a smattering of 1TB SSDs in various... Read more...
Santa may not have a graphics card in his sack of toys to deliver this year, but he might leave a video game or three under the tree. And as such, you might find yourself in the market for a storage upgrade. Games take up space, after all, and even game updates are getting bigger. Whatever the reason, if you need more... Read more...
Game installs are not exactly shrinking, and even game updates can sometimes require an enormous amount of storage space. There's good news, thoughBlack Friday is here and it brought with it some delightful discounts on solid state drives. We're talking about savings of up to 60% off the MSRP, with some drives falling... Read more...
You don't have to wait around for Black Friday to cash in on savings, there are all kinds of deals out there ahead of time. That's how it goes these daysretailers and manufacturers are getting increasingly early starts on the annual sales bonanza. So whether you're looking to grab GoPro at a discount or... Read more...
All indications point to Intel announcing and then releasing Alder Lake in the near future (certainly by the end of the year, but probably much sooner). While we wait, early benchmark leaks look encouraging, and have whet our appetite. Perhaps you find yourself pondering an upgrade. The question is, how much... Read more...
A new UserBenchmark database entry has us all kinds of intrigued because it seemingly references an AMD Radeon RX 6000 series graphics card that has not yet been released yet. There are multiple possibilities at play, including an early prototype that was ultimately scrapped. However, if this is indicative of a... Read more...
Today is World Backup Day, which means that there are some great deals to be found on storage devices if you're in need. Amazon is currently discounting SSDs -- both internal and external -- from companies like Samsung and SanDisk/Western Digital. Internal SATA-III And PCIe SSDs While these wouldn't... Read more...
Thank the stars above that prices on solid state drives (SSDs) are no longer stratospheric, having plummeted down to earth. Granted, the price-per-gigabyte ratio is still better on mechanical hard disk drive (HDD) storage, but SSDs are fast and attainable on a budget. Especially nowwith Cyber Monday in view... Read more...
Our most recent fall gaming PC giveaway has ended and we have picked the winner! For those few that may have missed the original announcement, for this giveawaywe teamed up with the good folks at EK Fluid Gaming, who put together one heck of a gorgeous, all-AMD system. EKFG graciously offered up one of its... Read more...
Its fall and it has been quite a while since we gave away a hardcore gaming PC, so we thought what better way to say good-bye summer and usher in the season of crunchy leaves and pumpkin-spice lattes, than to give away an awesome gaming rig? This time around weve teamed up with the good folks at EK Fluid Gaming... Read more...
With the launch of the AMD Ryzen 3000 processors and X570 chipset in July 2019, the PCIe 4.0 SSD era kicked off with a bang. We saw a number of PCIe 4.0 SSDs enter the market, all of which were using a Phison PS5016-E16 controller, including XPG with its GAMMIX S50. Now, XPG is looking to flesh out the... Read more...
We got our first glimpse ofSamsung's new 980 Pro SSD back at CES 2020, and at the time, it was promising big performance thanks to its shift from the PCIe 3.0 interface to PCIe 4.0. We were initially told that the 980 Pro would top out with blistering sequential read speeds of 6.5GB/sec... Read more...
Memory maker SK Hynix is over the moon at being the first to market with a consumer solid state drive (SSD) that uses 128-layer NAND flash memory chips, and while that is notable, the real treat here is the balance of speed and price. The company's new Gold P31 is both fast and relatively affordable, particularly in... Read more...
If you want to show up at a LAN party like a boss, it's not enough to roll onto the scene with a set of headphones draped around your neck, a gaming mouse dangling over your shoulder, and an obnoxiously loud mechanical keyboard tucked under your arm while gripping a Monster energy drink in each hand. You won't stand... Read more...
Back at CES 2020, we got our first glimpse atSamsung's upcoming 980 Pro SSD. Up until this point, Samsung's fastest consumer SSDs have used the PCIe 3.0 interface, but the 980 Pro will use the new PCIe 4.0 interface supported by AMD's X570 and B550 chipsets. We weren't given an exact... Read more...
There are a multitude of laptop options out there, and if you are willing to throw budget pricing and slim for factors right out the window, the desktop replacement category is where you will find the absolute best raw performance. Driving that point home, a German PC maker has introduced a meaty gaming laptop... Read more...
Christmas is right around the corner, which means that you're running out of time to get some hot tech deals and have them arrive in time to place under the tree. With that in mind, we've got a last-minute roundup of deals that you can either partake in for yourself, or for the techie/gamer on your shopping... Read more...
Origin PC has finally unleashed the successor to its original "Big O" gaming machine that debuted way back in 2010. While the original Big O combined a high-end gaming PC with the internals of an Xbox 360 gaming console, the new 2019 edition of the Big O is a much more ambitious design and was built to celebrate... Read more...
Weve been hearing a lot over the past few months about the hardware that will power the next generation consoles fromMicrosoft and Sony. Most speculation has centered around both consoles being powered by 7nm AMD Zen 2-based processors that are backed with 7nm Navi-based Radeon GPUs. Today, a new report is... Read more...
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