solid-state drives

CES 2015: Samsung 850 EVO and 850 PRO SSDs

The falling cost and increasing reliability of solid-state drives (SSDs) has resulted in them becoming more and more commonplace. At the forefront of these new storage devices is Samsung, which is blazing forward with their new 850 EVO and 850 PRO line of disk drives. We stopped by Samsung’s booth at CES 2015 to learn […]

Solid-State Drives vs Hard Drives

Smartphones, tablets, and ultra notebooks are among the many devices becoming increasingly dependent on flash technology. There’s a good reason – flash memory is more rugged (precisely because there are no moving parts), has a better handle on random data access, and consumes less power. In the battle of thinner and lighter, solid-state drives win […]