7 Top Tips to Maximise your PCs Performance from Crucial

Anyone running a Windows PC will no doubt experience slowdowns and system hangs as their fresh installation ages and starts to clutter up with unnecessary bits and bytes. An issue most people can relate to. In a recent study, it was found that the average wait time before your patience runs out with slow technology […]

QNAP TS-873U-RP-8G 2U 8-bay NAS with iSCSI IP-SAN,10GbE, Redundant PSU Reviewed

A NAS is a ‘Network Attached Storage’ system. With data playing such a pivotal role in so many businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to keep it safe and secure. Loss of data or data breaches can result in poor customer service, legal problems and loss of intellectual property or sensitive personal information. […]

Simplify Installs with Crucial’s Industry first mobile-friendly SSD Install Web App

Crucial has released an industry first, mobile-friendly web app that provides an easy to follow process for SSD installations. Targeting the novice consumer, the step-by-step guide can be found at www.crucial.com/ssd-install. According to Crucial, this new guide has been tested with regular, non-technical consumers. The web app is designed to make the install process simple […]

Crucial Shows Customers an Easy Way to Install Their SSDs

Crucial have published an easy guide for first-time HDD installers to swap out their old drives with a brand new Crucial SSD. The guide is in four parts and covers preparation, copying, installation and downloads. Preparation Grab everything you need – Crucial SSD, screwdriver, etc… Put SSD spacer aside Backup your files – just in […]

Sony Introduces Extended Life SSDs, Designed with 4K Recording in Mind

Sony have introduced 2 new G Series Professional Solid State Drives (SSD). The new drives come in 960GB (SV-GS96) and 480GB (SV-GS48) capacities and have been designed to satisfy the growing needs of the high-performance recording market. These new drives aim to deliver better performance and longer lifetime. Utilising Sony’s Error Correction Code technology, these […]

Crucial Identifies Potential Savings with DRAM and SSDs in Servers

According to Crucial, storage and RAM make up over half the cost of a typical server build. In an environment where everyone is looking for prudent investment decisions, buying a pre-configured, fully spec’d server may not always be the correct strategy. Crucial propose, that in these scenarios, buying a base server and sourcing the RAM […]

QNAP TVS-473 4-Disk NAS Reviewed

QNAP seem to be sharing the love across multiple processor manufacturers by pairing them with products that match their capability. In their latest lineup, the TVS-x73 series, QNAP have partnered with AMD to deliver a NAS solution based on the AMD R-Series Quad-core SoC. We take a look at the 4 disk model which comes […]

Thecus W2810PRO Windows Storage Server Reviewed

To date, all the Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices that we have reviewed have been based on the Linux operating system. Thecus have gone against this trend with a range of units that are based on Microsoft Windows Storage Server (WSS) 2012 R2 Essentials. The W2810PRO is one of their newest 2-disk products in this […]