0 Views ·Posted 03/19/2023
Are you tired of losing your data? In this video, Matt Zefi presents a simple and seamless solution for backing up your data using a variety of DAS. What are your own tips for backing up your data? Do you agree with Zefi's techniques? 0:00 - Introduction 0:37 - Backing-Up Basics 1:13 - Image Backup of Your Computer 1:47 - Smaller Setups 2:19 - Medium- and Large-Sized Setups 4:53 - Software and Hardware RAID 6:35 - File Sync 7:02 - Mobile Drive 7:31 - Hard Drive Health 7:45 - Cloud Solutions
0 Views ·Posted 03/09/2023
Join us for a creative conversation with Drew Geraci, an award-winning photographer and cinematographer. Geraci discusses how technology has made an impact on his creative end-to-end process and shares some wisdom for creators. 0:00 - Introduction 1:15 - Geraci’s Background 5:40 - Know the Gear and Your Workflow 11:11 - Beginner Setup Recommendations 15:40 - There's Power in Knowing the Specs 17:37 - The Future of Higher Resolution 20:57 - Have Backups for Your Backups 23:08 - Geraci’s Past Projects 27:38 - How New Technology Allows You to Do
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 03/13/2023
When Western Digital first announced the WD_Black SN770 SSD, our initial thought was that this might end up being one of the best midrange drives on the market. Promising fast transfer speeds, a solid range of storage options, and an aggressively low cost, the SN770 appeared to be the perfect blend of performance and price. But could the real-world results live up to the promise of its marketing? To find out, we installed the
by Mos Khan ·Posted 03/16/2013
The Lexar NM800, NM620, and the NS100 are some of the latest drives from Lexar designed specifically for those who want top-of-the-line performance. The NM800 and NM620 drives are NVMe SSDs in the M.2 form factor
by Mos Khan ·Posted 12/16/2022
2022 was a big year for Lexar, especially for its SSD Department, which launched three new SSDs in the latter half of the year. The new drives, the Lexar NM800 Pro, NM620 and a 2TB version of the NS100, are
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 11/17/2022
Earlier this year, Crucial added a 4TB storage option to its popular X8-series of external SSDs. Like the other storage options in the X8 lineup, the 4TB model promises fast transfer times, a slim, sturdy design, and enough storage to hold a small library’s worth of data. To see whether it could live up to those lofty promises, we took the 4TB X8 External SSD home for a weeklong hands-on review. Design When it comes to external
by William Min ·Posted 11/01/2022
Optimized for PC and console gamers, as well as creatives, the Samsung 990 PRO SSD is designed for next-gen gaming and demanding productivity tasks, such as 3D rendering, 4K video editing, and more. The 990 PRO SSD features the PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe 2.0 interface, as well as an 8nm controller. For fast performance, the 990 PRO delivers sequential read and write speeds of 7,450 MB/s and 6,900 MB/s, respectively. In addition, the 990 PRO SSD
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted 08/23/2022
It’s safe to say that Samsung’s T-series SSDs are the best around. Their blend of performance, size, and price can’t be matched. The T7 is the current gen, but Samsung is doing great work in expanding the functionality of the series. Most recently the brand ruggedized it, resulting in the T7 Shield
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 11/03/2020
If you’ve been hesitant about making the move from an external hard drive to an external solid-state drive, I get it. Not only are hard drives less expensive, but many of them have a 5 Gb/s USB interface, which means you’ll find broad compatibility without having to worry about 10 Gb/s USB or 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity. However, all of that just changed. Enter the WD My Passport SSD USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C Portable SSD,
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 08/21/2020
Samsung’s T7 Portable SSD warrants many adjectives. It’s fast. It’s secure. And as the name implies, it is indeed portable. But the word I keep coming back to is elegant. That’s not a description I usually associate with storage devices, but for the T7, it fits. Samsung 2TB T7 Portable SSD Let’s start with
by M. Brett Smith ·Posted 06/30/2020
Samsung has just announced its latest computer data storage solution, the 870 QVO SATA III SSD. The 870 QVO is a second-generation quad-level cell (QLC) internal SSD that utilizes the latest SATA technology, large storage capacities, and best-in-class read/write speeds to deliver exceptional performance that's stable, swift, and secure.
by John-Paul Pale… ·Posted 05/20/2020
BarraCuda, FireCuda, IronWolf, SkyHawk, and Exos. While at first glance these may appear to be mythical creatures of legend from some Lord of the Rings fan fiction, Seagate has used these terms to represent different types of its hard drives and solid-state drives. So, suppose you're in the process of building a computer, populating a RAID or NAS array, replacing a corrupted drive, or simply expanding/upgrading your system's current storage. How can you tell which type of Seagate drive is best suited for you? While it may not be immediately
by Staff Writer ·Posted 09/10/2019
LaCie’s new lineup of Rugged and Rugged PRO portable SSDs are designed for filmmakers, photographers, and media professionals who need to remain mobile while retaining large storage capacities, high performance specs, and a durable design. Both of these SSDs employ Seagate FireCuda NVMe M.2 SSD media, can
by Patrick Chiang ·Posted 08/19/2019
WD Black storage solutions are well known among gamers and performance enthusiasts. Based on reliability, performance, and endurance, they’re a solid choice when considering the competition. As I recently started piecing together my old/new system that’s been collecting dust, I had the opportunity to try the WD Black SN750 NVMe M.2 SSD. Mainly experienced with SATA III SSD performance, I needed to see the difference myself. Before
by Staff Writer ·Posted 08/20/2019
In recent times, we’ve become accustomed to instant-this and instant-that, so much so that waiting has become somewhat of a nuisance. Thanks to advancements in storage technologies, transferring files is no longer a test of patience. The SanDisk Extreme PRO Portable SSD is built with NVMe technology to boost transfer speeds to up to 1050 MB/s, which saturates its USB 3.1 Gen 2 interface. Compared to USB 3.1 Gen 1, which