Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

What to Know about Hard Drive Failure

If you have been using your computer for quite some time now you probably know what hard drive failure means. However, not many of the computer users really know what it is, unless they ever read what the indicators are for a spoilt hard disk. If by any chance you think that your hard disk [...]

How to diagnose a Bad hard Drive

When a computer shuts there are several reasons and unless you have some experience with computers it will be hard to know what the cause is. While some computer problems are easy to troubleshoot and fix, some are equally hard and may need the service of professional technicians to undertake. There have been many changes [...]

The Best Method In Destroying Your Old Hard Drive

For one or more reasons you may like to render your hard disk completely unusable. There are two factors to consider while destroying your hard disk and these include your safety and that of the environment. Destroying your hard disk completely is the only way to ensure your data will never get into the wrong [...]

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Seagate Expansion Portable External Hard Drive Review

Seagate Technology PLC is one of the largest computer hard disk drive manufacturers in the world. It has a long history in the electronics industry as an integrated circuit maker and a storage products company. It’s also renowned of the quality of its products in the storage industry that compete with the world top-notch ones. [...]

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WD My Passport Ultra External Hard Drive Review

Western Digital Corporation is a very prominent manufacturer in the storage industry. It manufactures quality hard drives and their accessories since decades. Today we’are going to have an overview on one of its successful efforts in the external hard drive segment, the My Passport Ultra hard drive. My Passport Ultra portable hard drive features WD [...]

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Toshiba Canvio Basics Portable Hard Drive Review

Does your digital library – files, music, pictures, and videos – grow drastically and you are looking for a viable and flexible means to hold it externally and take it with you to almost everywhere? Toshiba Canvio Basics 3.0 portable hard drive can be the right answer to these questions. It’s ready to roll right [...]

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The Best External (Portable) Hard Disk Drives (HDD) – 2014

With the drastically increasing amount of computing data that is meant to be stored on computers for later usage or even for archiving purposes, the need for an external storage device increases accordingly. When it comes to company that have tons of data it is an unarguable matter of fact that huge volume of data [...]

Seagate Laptop Ultrathin HDD, The Company’s Thinnest Drive

By the prevalence of portable storage solutions and the rapid increase of demands for them over the last few years, Seagate noticed the significant value in providing the market with very slim hard drives that do not measure more than 5mm tall. Devices like ultrathin netbooks, notebooks, USB 3.0 storage and tablets are the main [...]

The Fastest SATA III Hard Disk Drive (HDD) – WD VelociRaptor

In this era speed became a very essential factor to determine the quality and superiority of the storage device in any modern computer. With the emergence of extremely demanding software applications (such as HD video/audio editing software) that need a high I/O performance storage solution, and the surfacing of heavy resource games (such as Battlefield [...]

How Much Is A Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Sensitive To Vibration?

While HDDs are sensitive to vibration which can cause data access delay, one of the advantages SSDs have over HDDs is that they have no moving mechanical components which preserves them from any bad effect caused by shocks and vibration. It has been claimed by some SSD vendors that shock may cause the head of [...]