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  1. Transcend StoreJet 35T3 review

    Transcend StoreJet 35T3 review

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    Where the Transcend StoreJet 25M3 had a durable case, the Transcend StoreJet 35T3 USB 3.0 External Hard Drive has quick and secure data backup.

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    Integral Crypto SSD review

    Integral Crypto SSD review

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    The Integral Crypto SSD won't just give your PC a big speed boost, it also offers advanced protection for your data.

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    OCZ Vertex 4 512GB RAID0 review

    OCZ Vertex 4 512GB RAID0 review

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    The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. The divine benevolence in question is the belated and very much awaited arrival of TRIM support when operating SSDs in RAID arrays.

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    Crucial v4 128GB review

    Crucial v4 128GB review

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    Can this latest Crucial drive compete with its SATA 3Gbps connection when it's competitors are chucking around the 6Gbps standard?

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    Plextor M5 Pro 128GB review

    Plextor M5 Pro 128GB review

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    The Plextor M5 Pro comes sporting Marvell's new firmware and Toshiba's new NAND memory to deliver some seriously quick SSD speeds.

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    Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB review

    Corsair Neutron GTX 240GB review

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    Corsair's latest SSD boasts fast write speeds that compliment a good storage size. It's perfect for editing and large enough for everyday tasks

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    Western Digital Red 2TB review

    Western Digital Red 2TB review

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    If the thought of using desktop drives in a NAS environment used to concern you, worry no more - WD now has the answer.

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    Corsair Force GS 240GB review

    Corsair Force GS 240GB review

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    Corsair doesn't mess about when it comes to solid state drives. It seemingly doesn't matter what sort of configuration you want, you can pick one up from the former memory maestro.

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    Seagate Backup Plus 500GB review

    Seagate Backup Plus 500GB review

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    There's a lot to like about Seagate's Backup Plus portable hard drive. It's light and shiny, and comes in four metallic colours.

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    Intel 330 series SSD 60GB review

    Intel 330 series SSD 60GB review

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    Performance. Reliability. Affordability. All things you really want in a solid-state drive, but is it a case of never the twain shall meet?

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    SanDisk Memory Vault review

    SanDisk Memory Vault review

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    SanDisk wants its Memory Vault to replace photo albums, but will it do the job?

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    Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB review

    Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB review

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    The Kingston HyperX 3K is a serious performance drive with a price tag that makes it hard to ignore.

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    OCZ Vertex 4 256GB review

    OCZ Vertex 4 256GB review

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    The SSD controller wars are hotting up with the arrival of the new OCZ Vertex 4 256GB. It's powered by OCZ's new in-house Everest 2 controller chipset, so how does it perform?

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    Intel SSD 520 Series 480GB review

    Intel SSD 520 Series 480GB review

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    For those whose budgets stretch a little further, really big SSDs such as the new 480GB Intel 520 Series SSD are on the menu.

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    Transcend SSD720 128GB review

    Transcend SSD720 128GB review

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    There's no doubt that 2011 was the year that SSDs hit the mainstream, and 2012 is certainly going to cement their place.

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    Corsair Performance Pro 128GB review

    Corsair Performance Pro 128GB review

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    Corsair has an extensive range of SSDs. This currently encompasses six product lines, including cache drives, and uses both Marvell and SandForce controllers throughout. The Performance Pro is the latest.

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    Crucial Adrenaline Cache Drive review

    Crucial Adrenaline Cache Drive review

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    Wouldn't it be great if you could somehow combine SSD speed with traditional HDD capacity? Well, Crucial's latest effort, the 50GB Adrenaline Solid State Cache Drive, aims to do just that.

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    Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB review

    Western Digital VelociRaptor 1TB review

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    Thinking of upgrading your hard drive? No doubt you've got your eye on one of those funky little SSDs everyone's talking about.

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    Freecom Hard Drive Sq review

    Freecom Hard Drive Sq review

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    Most external hard drives are "functional, but". They're useful, but not stylish. The Freecom Hard Drive Sq is different though.

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    Buffalo DriveStation Velocity review

    Buffalo DriveStation Velocity review

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    The Buffalo DriveStation Velocity benefits from a super speedy USB 3.0 interface that puts other hard drives to shame.

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