Solid State Drives – Why have you not upgraded to SSD yet?

Solid State Drives – Is now the time you changed to SSD? Solid state drives provide substantial benefits over traditional hard drives, and it’s easy to see why! Whether you’re refreshing an old laptop or trying to maximize the potential of the latest desktop, SSDs are the ultimate way to “feel” the difference in your […]

Hybrid Drives with HDD and SSD – is an SSHD the answer to your prayers?

 Hybrid and SSHD Drives, HDD and SSD combined What if you could have the Speed benefits of SSD and the Price per Gigabyte of a HDD? Sounds too good to be true, right? Well that is exactly what companies like Seagate Firecuda and Western Digital Blue SSHD have designed with their range of Solid State […]

The Samsung Enterprise level Solid State Drive PM863a for top class speeds and IOPs

Finally, a truly consumer available SSD for mixed workloads with the Samsung PM863a The SATA 2.5-inch PM863a Solid State Drive (SSD) delivers robust performance and lower latency, along with a high level of QoS (Quality of Service) and enhanced reliability under mixed workloads.The PM863a is ideal for CDNs (content delivery networks), streaming or web server applications […]

The WD Black PCIE SSD For Next-Generation Storage For High-Performance PCs

Western Digital show off their WD Black m.2 NVMe class SSD WD Black PCIe SSDs are available in an M.2 2280 form factor, perfect for building high-end gaming systems or high-performance Tower desktops and laptops with support for an M-type connector. With sequential read speeds up to 2050MB/s, the WD Black PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe-based […]

Intel SSDP4600 PCIe SSD Series for superior performance and storage ability

What is the Intel SSDP4600 PCIe SSD Series? Packed with a deep feature set, this Intel® 3D NAND SSD for data centers is optimized for the data caching needs of cloud storage and software-defined infrastructures. Modernizes the data center with a combination of performance, capacity, manageability, and reliability.  The Intel SSDP4600 PCIe SSD Series is Designed […]

Solid State Drives – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

Helping you solve your Problems with Solid State Drives Here at SPAN.COM, SPANTV and NASCompares, we get all manner of questions from users trying to make the most of their data storage environment. We truly believe there is no such thing as a small or silly question and encourage users to get in touch with their […]

What is the difference between the WD Colours – Blue, Red, Black, Green, Purple and Gold

Understanding the difference between WD Blue, Red, Black, Green, Purple and Gold Hard Drives Western Digital have been in the hard drive and SSD market since the 1970s and I think it is safe to say that are one of the biggest and best storage media providers in the world. A lot of this success and market […]

The Seagate Firecuda SSHD 2TB ST2000LX001 ST1000LX015 ST500LX025 – The best of both worlds

Looking for the combined advantage of SSD speed and HDD storage for your Laptop, MacBook or PS4 Pro Play faster, work smarter. FireCuda™ drives meld the latest SSD technology with a standard hard drive for a compact blend of capacity and speeds up to 5× faster than typical hard drives. Ferocious Performance! Hate waiting on […]

The WD Blue SSD and WD Green SSD in 2.5″ and M.2 NOW

Western Digital release the WD Blue and WD Green SSD – Are they worth your data?  WD Blue™ SSD PC SSD (Solid State Drive) With superior performance and leading-edge reliability, the WD Blue SSD offers digital storage that is optimized for multi-tasking and ready to keep up with your high performance computing needs. Available in […]