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Intel SSD Pro 1500 Series to Boost Enterprise Notebook Security, Endurance

A laptop is lost or stolen in a U.S. airport every 49.3 seconds, and three out of every four lost notebooks ends in a data breach, according to a Ponemon Institute study from 2009.Intel wants to sto...

SanDisk Extreme II SSD Promises Blazing Speed, Long Lifespan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- Looks like there's a new contender for the high-performance SSD upgrade crown. Not content to let such other players as Samsung -- whose 840 Series is our current speed champ -- domi...

Seagate Launches Its First Consumer SSD

  The world's largest hard drive company is getting serious about SSDs. Today, Seagate unveiled the 600 SSD, its first consumer solid state drive. Available in 120, 240 and 480GB capacities, t...

39 Million SSDs Sold in 2012, 83 Million Projected for 2013

Solid state drives just had a banner year.According to analytics firm IHS, 39 million units of the flash-based storage alternative to traditional spinning hard drives found their way into Ultrabooks...

SanDisk Ultra Pro Review

We put the 256GB version of SanDisk's Ultra Pro SSD to the test. Is this low-cost drive worth the money?

Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series Review

The Samsung SSD 840 PRO Series is the most blazing fast SSD we've tested and can add more than hour of battery life to your notebook.

Samsung Launches Power-Efficient 840 Series and 840 Pro Series SSDs

Samsung has long been a leader in the SSD upgrade market, with its 830 series drive winning our Fall 2011 SSD showdown. Now, the technology giant is back with two sequels, the 840 Series and higher-en...

SSD Shell Game: Why Ultrabook Makers Won't Tell You What's Inside

When you go to a grocery store, you can look at any food item's packaging and see not only what's in it, but often where it came from. You want grass-fed beef from the farmer upstate? No problem.

5 Ways to Supercharge Your Laptop For Under $100

Whether you have a 4-year-old notebook or a shiny new system you bought yesterday, you can dramatically improve your PC's performance and productivity value for less than the cost of a nice dinner out...

ADATA's New mSATA SSDs Play Nice with Traditional Hard Drives

Few things can breathe new life into a laptop faster than swapping out a hard disk drive for a solid state drive, but ADATA's hedging its bets with a pair of new mSATA-compatible notebook SSDs announc...