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SSD Prices Are About to Plummet, Get Out Your Credit Cards


Have you been thinking about upgrading your system to include an SSD or three? You just might need to pull the trigger soon, because it sounds like SSD prices are about to get a heck of a lot more competitive. Are you ready for a deal you can’t refuse?

The word that’s making it’s way around the Internet is that …

LaCie Injects New Life into Iconic Portable Drive


LaCie is one of the best known brands when it comes to external/portable drives. One of their best known products is the Rugged Drive which boasted being dust, shock, and water resistance. This year, Seagate has upgraded the Lacie Rugged Drive with all new internal components to make it faster and more durable than ever before.

The new Rugged Drive …

COMPUTEX 2014 – OCZ Wants to Fill Your PCIe Slot with SSD Storage


Ever since the Toshiba take over of OCZ, the company formally know for RAM and storage solutions has been making a surge back into the market with their many SSD products. This year’s COMPUTEX show is another step in their re-entry, with their booth both showing off their entire line of current products and facilitating the announcement of some new …

Corsair Forces Move to SSD with New Budget-Minded Series LX


This is the year of the SSD, or at least that is how things are shaping up. We have always talked about what was the threshold of when the SSD would make mechanical HDD obsolete. The answer is we will never reach that point as long as HDD continues to increase its capacity for storage; however, we have reached that …

Pre-COMPUTEX 2014 – ADATA Showing All Kinds of Goodies


It is close to that time of the year again. There are a lot of tech conventions and shows, but Computex is the only real exhibition. This year at Computex 2014, ADATA is bringing their whole lineup of upcoming products to show off and to show up other brands. What do you have to look forward to?

This year, ADATA …

OCZ RevoDrive 350 for Workstations and High Performance Gaming


If you are like us here at Futurelooks, you spend a decent amount of time playing video games. The one thing we all can agree on hating about video games is load times. Loading the game during initial startup, loading a new level, loading the game world when go through a door… it’s all so frustrating. Well, the new OCZ …

New ADATA SP920 SSD Lineup Priced to Change the Game


I recently help a good friend with their first DIY PC build on a budget. To keep a long story short, it was the first time in nearly 4 years I loaded a AAA title from a mechanical HDD and the load time was painful. I did not realize I had been so spoiled until now. Obviously, the solution to …

Kingston Technology E50 Enterprise 240GB SSD Reviewed

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There are two markets utilizing SSDs; regular and enterprise consumers. Desktop users expect SSDs to last at least the same, if not longer, than platter based drives. On the other hand, when it comes to wear leveling, reliability, and performance, enterprise pros expect more including a certain level of security. For these reasons, enterprise solid state drives tend to cost …

New OCZ Warranty Policy Covers SSDs (But Nothing Else)


Now that OCZ has arisen from the dead, thanks to the resurrection powers of Toshiba, many people are wondering what will become of the product warranties on all the OCZ products that they already have. This applies equally to the brand new Vertex SSD announcements, as well as legacy products you may already have in your system.

Well, OCZ is …