Posts Tagged: hard drives

Choosing a Solid State Drive

By now, you have heard all about Solid State Drives: They are one of the most beneficial upgrades for your computer, and those who upgrade to an SSD will almost never be able to go back. So, let’s say you are convinced; you know the size you need and you’ve decided you’ll get one. Wallet in hand, you are ready to buy one, but you realize there are a lot of them. Which is the best one? Which is the best SSD in a given size class? Read More

How to Short Stroke for RAID

Mechanical hard drives are still the slowest part of our computers.  While SSDs are becoming more popular, not many can afford them.  Those who still like to pay about 10 cents per gigabyte will continue to buy mechanical-type hard drives. That said; let’s get right into the meat and potatoes… Read More