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OCZ RevoDrive Hybrid 100GB Review

For years we have maintained that the single most important upgrade you can make to an enthusiast-grade machine is adding an SSD for your operating system and applications. The key downside to SSD technology is its cost per gigabyte, which is significantly higher than traditional mechanical hard drives.

Hoping to nab a slice of the hybrid market, OCZ has launched its RevoDrive Hybrid, which fuses a 100GB SSD to a PCB alongside a 1TB 2.5" hard drive and connects using the PCI Express 2.0 x4 bus. At $500, this solution is priced at a peculiar $0.50/GB. It isn't exactly entry-level but that's significantly less than any SSD.

Seagate ships over 1 million self-encrypting HDDs

Seagate ships over 1 million self-encrypting HDDs

Seagate has announced that it has shipped more than 1 million self-encrypting laptop and enterprise hard drives. Seagate now ships 24 products in a family of self-encrypting drives (SEDs) that includes Savvio, Cheetah, Constellation ES, and Constellation. Seagate enterprise SED…

Toshiba launches world's first LIF SATA 1.8-Inch HDDs

Toshiba has announced the industry's first 1.8" drives with low-insertion force (LIF) SATA connectors, enabling a 10 percent smaller footprint compared to standard 1.8" drives using microSATA connectors. Samples will be available for customer qualification next month.
Toshiba intros HDD for rugged operating environments

Toshiba intros HDD for rugged operating environments

Toshiba has introduced a new hard disk drive to its lineup designed specifically for use in rugged operating environments. The MK1060GSCX can reportedly be used 24/7 in non-conventional environments and can withstand extreme temperatures ranging from a high of +70…