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What's the Best SSD? 5 Drives Tested

If you haven't yet replaced your notebook's old-fashioned mechanical hard drive with a speedy solid state drive, you're in luck. Even as performance continues to improve, the cost of a 240 to 25...

Micron Announces RealSSD C400 Drive Coming in mSATA Form Factor

Micron has long been a major player in the Solid State Drive space, releasing the speedy RealSSD C300 back in 2010 and the second-gen RealSSD C400 last year.

SATA III SSD Showdown: Which Solid State Drive is Fastest?

It's no secret that replacing your notebook's hard drive with a solid state disk can dramatically transform your computing experience. With even last year's SSDs, tasks such as opening large fil...

Help Me, LAPTOP: How Do I Move Windows 7 to My New SSD?

Some say the best thing you can do for yourself is get a massage or start an exercise program or go on a (gasp) diet, but if you really wanna improve your life, get an SSD. Reader Osama plans to buy a...

Samsung Announces 830 Series SSD, First with SATA 6Gb/s

Add another player to the high-speed, SATA 6 Gb/s SSD game. Today, Samsung unveiled its 830 Series SSD, the flash memory king's second entry into the consumer solid state drive market, but its first t...

Help Me, LAPTOP: I Need an SSD Under $200

We've long-maintained that there is no better way to speed up your notebook than replacing that old mechanical hard drive with a Solid State Drive. In fact, we've seen application open times improve 2...

Get an SSD, You Putz!

If you're one of the enlightened individuals who has a solid state drive in your computer, stop reading this and go do something nice for yourself. You've earned it.

Intel SSD 320 (300GB) Review

A strong combination of security, reliability, and performance makes the Intel SSD 320 a compelling choice for upgraders.

Lenovo's RapidDrive Technology Faster Than a Speeding Hard Drive, Boots in Just Over 10 Seconds

When Intel announced it was shipping its mSATA SSD 310, which is designed to provide a speedy solid state boot drive for notebooks that also have a full size hard drive, we couldn't wait to see the ne...

Top 10 Post-Holiday Tech Gifts For Yourself

Now that you've given gifts to your friends and relatives, it's time to treat yourself. Whether you have gift certificates burning a hole in your pocket or you just didn't get what you wanted for the ...