You can store a whole bunch of PC games in six terabytes.
The big problem with solid state drives, even with prices dropping, is that getting the storage capacity you really need is often prohibitively expensive.
It’s been a while coming but Seagate has finally joined the ranks of the consumer-class solid state crowd. They’ve just announced their first SSD for the masses, the 600 SSD, while rivals Western Digital have teamed up with memory-maestros SanDisk to create a brand new WD Black solid state hybrid drive (SSHD). As one of the major players in the hard drive market it’s a surprise Seagate have
The price of traditional hard drive storage isn't likely to come down to the levels seen in the first half of last year for at least 18 months. That's the opinion of industry analysts at IHS iSuppli, who have released a report today on the subject. It's almost a year since the floods in Thailand which damaged many key factories owned by Western Digital and the like, which caused the cost of
World of Warcraft, 15GB. Rage, 11GB. Steam, potentially hundreds of gigabytes: game installs are getting bigger, and along with HD movies and lossless music make it as easy to fill up a brand new hard drive as it has ever been. Wonder where you're going to be storing those enormous data files of the future? Try an excitingly named 'energy assisted' or 'heat assisted' hard drive. Normally,