Category Archives: Storage

40TB in a 3.5″ Drive

Western Digital is harnessing the power of microwaves to create denser drives: If you’re wondering what microwaves have to do with hard drives, WD has a developed a new type of drive head called a “spin torque oscillator” that generates … Continue reading

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TheNextWeb published the picture below [click through for full size pic] showing the size of a 5 MB drive in 1956, noting that it weighed over a ton (hence the forklift): Wikipedia informs us that this was the first commercially available … Continue reading

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Kingston Liquid Cooled Memory

Kingston is introducing a new line of high performance, water cooled DDR3 memory modules: “Water cooling is desirable for its quiet operation and long-term reliability,” explains Kingston’s senior technology manager Mark Tekunoff. “We are bringing HyperX H2O to market as … Continue reading

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Affordable Solid State Drives

Finally, a 40GB SSD for just $125. Intel delivers the small drives which will be perfect for the boot disk on a laptop. Of course, the price quoted is only for those that buy 1,000 units at a time. I … Continue reading

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