Tag "Hard Drive"

HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives

HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives for High-Performance You can never have enough performance in enterprise applications. To meet that need, HGST Announces 12Gb/s SAS Solid State Drives. These are currently the fastest enterprise-class, multi-level cell (MLC) SAS SSD family of drives. (Ultrastar SSD800MH, Ultrastar SSD800MM and Ultrastar SSD1000MR). These HGST drives are the first to double today’s SAS interface speed and utilize the 12G/s interface standard. These are designed for the

10TB Hard Drives For Consumers

Seagate Unveils 10TB Hard Drive for All Needs If you need to significantly expand the storage capacity of your desktop computer, your NAS server or  your home surveillance server, Seagate has a drive for you. Today Seagate announced three new 10TB hard drives: The Barracuda Pro, The IronWolf and The SkyHawk. All of these hard drives are from the new Guadian series. These are all part of the largest capacity

Hidden Windows 10 Caches

Hidden Windows Caches & How to Clear Them With Windows, a fair bit of space on your hard drive is used for Disk Caching and Windows 10 is no exception. A disk cache is intended to store files that are likely to be used again, so they are kept ready for your use to speed things and boost your system performance.  The issue is that over time, your disk caches may

10TB Helium-Filled Hard Drives

Seagate & HGST have 10 TB Hard Drives Seagate was beaten to the 10 TB helium-powered punch by HGST last month, when it launched the Ultrastar He10. Seagate’s drive is targeted for data centers, is helium-filled and claims that it has produced the lowest power to terabyte ratio. With the ever increasing demand for storage, this is very important for data centers. The 3.5-inch drive is set up in a

Scan Your Hard Drive for Bad Sectors

Scan Your Hard Drive for Bad Sectors    Scanning a Disk for Bad Sectors With Windows: When checking a traditional hard drive, IE not an SSD, you can easily check your hard drive using the DOS command chkdsk /r or chkdsk /b to check for bad sectors. This may take some time depending on the size of the hard drive in question, and the number of directories and files. You may prefer