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U.S. Marshals raid hoverboard booth at CES

One of the great things about CES is that you're almost guaranteed to witness something you hadn't bargained for. Such was the case on Thursday when U.S. Marshals raided a booth exhibiting a discount electric "hoverboard." …

Zotac's latest mini-PCs support two-drive RAID

While mini-PCs are often a great choice for an every day desktop PC, their small form factor doesn't provide much room for large storage arrays. However, with Zotac's latest selection of Zbox R mini-PCs, users with large storage needs are…

Lian Li D8000 HPTX: Double-sized chassis reviewed

Lian Li's D8000 is also on the purposely huge HPTX form factor. As a point of reference, a standard ATX mid-tower supporting seven expansion slots generally has a 60L capacity while the big Cubitek HPTX-ICE and Lian Li PC-V2120 tout capacities of 79L and 88L.

With a capacity of 145L, the D8000 shatters that paradigm, offering 140% more room than a standard ATX case, which makes sense since the D8000 is essentially two full tower cases fused together.

Acer Aspire S5 Review: SSD RAID on an Ultrabook

Could a few hundred bucks tacked on the top end make a difference between a vanilla ultrabook and something truly special? That's something Acer is willing to gamble on with its latest flagship ultrabook.

The Aspire S5 comes with a beefy Core i7-3517U clocked at 1.9GHz, 4GB of RAM and 256GB of flash storage -- no hybrid caching system here.  In most instances, an SSD is the best component upgrade for any modern system, but Acer took things one step further as the S5 is equipped with two 128GB SSDs in a RAID0 configuration. It goes without saying that the storage subsystem should be blazing fast.

WD intros 4-6TB My Book Live Duo with RAID, remote access

Western Digital has launched a new external storage device that offers hassle-free backup while providing remote access to all your data. The My Book Live Duo comes in two dual-drive configurations (2x2TB for $400 or 2x3TB for $500) and maintains…