Ever since the company got acquired by Toshiba, OCZ Storage Solutions focused on more performance for the enthusiasts and expanding the market share in the fast-growing segment of enterprise storage. On CES 2016, OCZ introduced several new products, basing them on NVMe PCI Express Gen 3 standard. For the enthusiasts, OCZ launched RevoDrive 400 Series. Unlike RevoDrive 350 (which featured non-removable memory on the add-in PCIe card), the all-new RevoDrive 400 now comes as an M.2 form factor product with an additional PCIe x4 add-in card – very similar to Kingston’s HyperX Predator. By moving to M.2 form factor, RevoDrive 400 can now be installed not just in desktop, but
WD’s 7200RPM Red Pro drives offer chart-leading performance combined with a five-year warranty.
Synology’s DS115 offers the full gamut of the vendor’s software-based features at an affordable price.
Thecus is known for its performance oriented NAS devices, but the N2560 leaves us wanting more.
With so much media available today the need to either backup or store it creates the need for external storage. Samsung’s D3 Station line is out to provide storage at a good price point while not having much extra “fluff” in the package. It has some simple functions via software that is for both OSX and Windows like automated backups and password protected partitions. In testing we hope to see just how fast this thing can be for a 4TB hard disk with USB 3.0. Samsung D3 Station STSHX-D401TDB 4TB specifications • Windows 8/7/Vista/XP SP2, Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later • SuperSpeed
HyperX, (a division of Kingston) recently released its new series of flash drives, the HyperX Fury USB 3.0 Flash Drive line. The flash drives are designed to appeal to budget-conscious gamers and enthusiasts, while providing solid performance. This review will be taking a look at the 64 GB version of the drive (model number HXF30/64GB). The Fury drive feels solid in the hand. It has a lanyard loop on the back to attach to a lanyard or keychain. It also has a cap, as opposed to utilizing a slider to protect the USB plug. The cap can snap onto the back of the flash drive