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List of WD CMR and SMR hard drives (HDD)

List of WD CMR and SMR hard drives (HDD)

List of WD CMR and SMR hard drives (HDD)   Find if your drive is SMR by HDD model number If you know an SMR type of drive, share it with others in a table below!       PMR, also known as conventional magnetic recording (CMR), works by aligning the poles of the magnetic […]

Synology to introduce HAT3300 Plus Series Hard drives

Synology PLUS NAS Hard Drives – The HAT3300 Series For those who have been following the world of network Attached Storage (NAS) and more precisely, the developments of Synology, it might not come as a huge surprise that the brand is now in the process of rolling out a new series of HAT3300 Hard Drives […]

Terramaster Launch the D8 Hybrid HDD and NVMe DAS Box on Kickstarter NOW

Terramaster Launch the D8 Hybrid HDD and NVMe DAS Box on Kickstarter NOW

What is the Terramaster D8 Hybrid, and Why Should You Care? TerraMaster, the well known NAS company, has recently released the D8 Hybrid which is the industry’s first hybrid HDD NVMe SSD enclosure. It can hold 4 SATA HDDs/SSDs and 4 M.2 2280 NVMe SSDs, with a capacity of 24TB a drive, and 8TB per […]

Terramaster D8 Hybrid HDD and NVMe Enclosure Launching Soon

TerraMaster to Release D8 Hybrid, an Advanced HDD and NVMe Storage Solution TerraMaster is set to introduce the D8 Hybrid to Kickstarter on the 7th May 2024, an 8-bay RAID storage enclosure that combines traditional hard disk drives (HDDs) with faster solid-state drives (SSDs). This new device offers a total storage capacity of up to […]

Seagate 24TB Ironwolf Pro NAS Hard Drive Review

The Seagate Ironwolf Pro 24TB HDD Review Seagate and their Ironwolf series of hard drives have fast become a mainstay of the NAS landscape in a relatively short time, considering their NAS HDD and eventual rebranding to Ironwolf in 2015/2016. In that time they have closed considerable ground on their biggest rival in this field, […]

TerraMaster launches an Updated 4-Bay D4-320, with USB3.2 10 Gbit/s

TerraMaster launches an Updated 4-Bay D4-320, with USB3.2 10 Gbit/s

New design for expanding storage space on PC and NAS The professional company TerraMaster, which specializes in providing innovative storage solutions for private users and businesses, recently launched the D4-320, the updated USB storage of its previous version D4-300. The configured USB interface was directly upgraded from the 5 Gbit/s USB3.1 to the 10 Gbit/s […]

Synology BeeStation Hard Drive Upgrade – Complete Guide

How to Upgrade the Hard Drive in Your BeeStation Why Would You want to change the hard drive in the Synology Beestation? Whether you are an existing owner of the Synology Beestation or a potential NAS buyer who is considering moving away from public cloud services onto your own personal cloud, the Beestastion and BSM […]

New Terramaster D4-320 4-Bay USB (10Gbit) JBOD Disk Enclosure

New Terramaster D4-320 4-Bay USB (10Gbit) JBOD Disk Enclosure

  Introducing the TerraMaster D4-320: A New Era of High-Speed Data Storage Terramaster, a leading provider of storage solutions, has unveiled its latest innovation, the D4-320 4-Bay USB JBOD Disk Enclosure. This refreshed model promises enhanced performance and convenience, catering to the evolving needs of users seeking reliable storage solutions. Packed with advanced features and […]

TerraMaster Launches D5 Hybrid-the Industry’s First 5bay USB3.2 Hybrid Storage

TerraMaster Launches D5 Hybrid-the Industry’s First 5bay USB3.2 Hybrid Storage

Offering an Ideal Storage Solution for Hot and Cold Data – The D5 Arrives TerraMaster, a professional brand that focuses on providing innovative storage products for homes and businesses, has recently released the D5 Hybrid which is the industry’s first hybrid HDD NVMe SSD enclosure. It can hold 2 SATA HDDs/SSDs and 3 M.2 2280 […]

Seagate’s IronWolf Pro 24TB: The Ultimate NAS Hard Drive for Businesses ST24000NT002

Seagate’s IronWolf Pro 24TB: The Ultimate NAS Hard Drive for Businesses ST24000NT002

Seagate’s IronWolf Pro 24TB: The Ultimate NAS Hard Drive for Businesses ST24000NT002 Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ: STX) has just launched the IronWolf Pro 24TB hard drive, setting a new standard in NAS storage solutions. Aimed at SMBs and enterprise-level NAS systems, this drive is a game-changer in handling the ever-increasing data demands. The IronWolf […]

TerraMaster Launches New Duple Backup Service for TOS

TerraMaster Launches New Duple Backup Service for TOS

Core Disaster Recovery Tool to Enhance Data Security of TNAS Devices TerraMaster, a professional brand dedicated to providing innovative storage products for homes and businesses, recently released the most powerful 4bay NAS F4-424 Pro and the latest version of Duple Backup, a professional disaster recovery tool developed specifically for home and business users With Duple […]

Seagate’s Mozaic 3+ Sets New Standard in Storage Capacity with 30TB+ Hard Drives

Seagate’s Mozaic 3+ Sets New Standard in Storage Capacity with 30TB+ Hard Drives

  Seagate, a leader in mass-data storage solutions, has introduced its groundbreaking Mozaic 3+ hard drive platform. This innovation is set to redefine storage capacities, offering 3TB+ per platter and planning for future expansions to 4TB+ and 5TB+ per platter. The Mozaic 3+ leverages Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) technology to achieve these impressive densities. The […]

TerraMaster Launches the D2-320 USB3.2 10Gbps DAS RAID Box

TerraMaster Launches the D2-320 USB3.2 10Gbps DAS RAID Box

TerraMaster has recently significantly upgraded the performance of its USB RAID Storage series products. A new upgraded version of D2-310, D2-320, has been launched. The configured USB interface has been directly upgraded from 5Gbps USB3.1 to 10Gbps USB3.2 Gen2 interface, providing doubled 10Gbps data transmission bandwidth. In terms of appearance design, the 320 series also […]

SK Hynix Beetle X31 USB SSD Review

SK Hynix Beetle X31 10Gb/s USB SSD Review The SK Hynix Beetle X31 SSD enters the storage market with a set of specifications that aim to cater to the mid-range consumer segment. This review sets out to provide an objective analysis of the drive’s performance, build quality, and overall value proposition. More than just the […]

HDD Price per TB

HDD Price per TB

How to Use the Price Per TB Calculator:     NOTE – Use the GREEN Bar (ideally for NAS users) to enter your number of bays, RAID failure protection level, budget and whether you want NAS optimized drives only NOTE – Use the YELLOW Bar to filter the results by brand, price per TB range, […]

Western Digital Unveils Groundbreaking 24TB CMR and 28TB SMR Hard Drives

Western Digital Unveils Groundbreaking 24TB CMR and 28TB SMR Hard Drives

    Introducing the Ultrastar® DC HC680: A New Era in Data Center Expansion Western Digital is redefining storage technology with the launch of its Ultrastar® DC HC680 series, which includes the industry’s first 28TB hard drive for data centers. These drives, employing Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology, are designed to significantly enhance storage capacity […]