iStarUSA BPU-340 and BPN-DE HDD Enclosures 06-11-2013|
The BPU-340 and the BPN-DE series that we are taking a look at today are two different hard drive enclosures that allow for easy hot swapping of hard drives in and out of a chassis. These are quite simple units in design but offer functionality that few vendors out there provide.
ioSafe N2 NAS / RAID Storage Solution 05-29-2013|
The ioSafe N2 is one of the newest ioSafe devices that build on an already popular concept: robust and resilient data storage backed by a data protection service. This model combines a fire, water and EMI proof chassis with the power of the Synology DSM allowing users to quickly connect the storage to a gigabit network and utilize it over a LAN. It also includes data recovery protection up to $5,000 out of the box.
OCZ Vertex 3.20 240Gb Solid State Drive 05-15-2013|
The key difference this time around, however, is the selection of MLC NAND. As the name indicates, the Vertex 3.20 uses 20nm MLC NAND compared to the larger 25nm / 34nm variants found on the original Vertex 3. It's part of a market-wide push for smaller flash across the board. That aside, everything else under the hood remains virtually the same although LSI now owns SandForce.
Roccat Kone XTD Mouse 04-19-2013|
Roccat has already established themselves as a solid manufacturer and designer of performance gaming peripherals and accessories. The Roccat Kone XTD is the next release in their line of performance gaming mice. This unit retails for around $90 USD and features eight fully programmable mouse buttons, a tracking sensor that scales up to 8200 DPI and a custom weight system that allows you to change the weight of the mouse in your hand in five gram increments.
AData 500GB USB 3.0 DashDrive Elite 04-04-2013|
The item that we have for review today is one of the smallest and lightest external hard drives available, the ADATA DashDrive Elite HE720. Inside its attractive brushed steel skin lies 500GB of storage, accessible via a fast USB 3.0 powered connection. With a size and weight less than most smartphones, the DashDrive Elite easily fits in your pocket or travel bag and with only one cable to worry with, you're not going to be tied to a socket either.