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HGST's Ultrastar SN100 PCIe SSD is 3000 MB/s fast

HGST has started shipping their Ultrastar SN100 Series, which is a range of NVM Express solid state drives that packs extremely fast read and write speeds over their four lane PCI Express 3.0 interface. Like many PCIe drives, these SSDs are destined…

Alienware 13 Review + Graphics Amplifier: Portability and Desktop Power

With the new Alienware 13 you get a gaming-class portable machine with the added benefit of connecting the Graphics Amplifier. The Amplifier houses a standard desktop GPU and power supply. When it’s plugged in, the mobile GPU in the laptop is disabled, and all the graphics power comes from the Amplifier, improving graphics performance substantially.

PCI Express 3.0 to go final in November

The PCI Special Interest Group (PCI SIG) says it expects to finalize the PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 standard by November 2010. The 3.0 specification is due in the fourth quarter of 2010, but now we know it's slated for 60…