Archive for April, 2010

Super Talent Introduces Value SSD Product Line – vSSD

April 8th, 2010 No comments

Super Talent released a value line of SATA SSDs that start at 8GB, which is enough space to install Linux or BSD comfortably.

SSDs are available now from Super Talent resellers worldwide at street prices ranging from about $65 for the 8GB model to around $175 for the 64GB model.

via Legit Reviews.

Categories: News

Systm Episode 60: Build Your Own NAS

April 7th, 2010 1 comment

An older post, but still good, Systm walks through installing FreeNAS:

If you’re just itching for an excuse to reuse that retired desktop PC or laptop sitting in your closet there here’s your chance. Today we’ll be looking at the basics of installing FreeNAS, an open-source DIY NAS. So instead of spending money on off the shelf options why not save yourself some cash and make use of the stuff you already have and get a super customizable network storage device to boot.

via Revision3 > Systm > Episode 60: Build Your Own NAS.

Categories: FreeNAS, News

Western Digital’s VelociRaptor VR200M hard drive

April 6th, 2010 No comments

The Tech Report reviews Western Digital’s latest in high performance spindle-based desktop storage.

can the new VelociRaptor compete in this rapidly evolving storage market, or has it become, well, a dinosaur?

via The Tech Report .

Categories: Hard Drives, Reviews

Drobo FS 5-Bay NAS Released

April 6th, 2010 No comments

The Drobo FS is one of the first entry-level NAS systems to include 5-bays, most products in this class only support 4-bays. This means that the maximum capacity of the Drobo FS is 10TB, compared to 8TB in four-bay NAS units.


Categories: Complete Systems, Drobo, News