What is the Difference between Seagate Ironwolf Pro and Barracuda

What is the difference between Seagate Drives and their Pro Counter Parts Seagate Ironwolf NAS Series and the Seagate Barracuda Desktop Series for Desktop and Mobile Computers. Ironwolf = Home, creative pro, SOHO, and small business NAS. Barracuda = Desktop storage, all-in-one storage, home servers, DAS devices 10TB Ironwolf Pro – £414.00 ex.VAT 10TB Ironwolf […]

Choosing between WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS Drives? – Which is best for you?

Should you Buy WD Red Pro Drives or Ordinary WD Red NAS drives? Arguably the most popular NAS Hard drive in the market today, with Seagate and HGST NAS drives fighting for second place, many users new and old to Network Attached Storage are finding themselves in the enviable position of choosing between Western Digital […]

HGST 6TB NAS V2 Speed test Black Magic HDN726060ALE614 0S03941

How fast is the HGST 6TB NAS Hard Drive? Does it deserve your data? Award-winning Performance – 7200 RPM, up to 128MB cache buffer and 6Gb/s SATA interface for fast data access Colossal Capacity – Up to 6TB for room to grow Outstanding Reliability – 1M hrs MTBF, Rotational Vibration Sensor, 24/7 availability, 3-year limited warranty The Deskstar® […]

The Western Digital 10TB Black Magic Speed test – WD101KRYZ

How fast are the WD Gold 10TB Enterprise Hard Drives? With up to ten times the workload capacity of desktop drives, WD Gold hard drives employ advanced technology to deliver among the best in reliability, capacity, power efficiency and performance. Designed for a multitude of Datacenter-specific applications, WD Gold hard drives are perfect for high-availability […]

The Seagate 4TB NAS HDD Black Magic Speed Test – ST4000VN000

How fast is the Seagate NAS HDD? Fine-tuning the needs of small NAS systems, Seagate® NAS HDDs provide the best-performing, highest-capacity storage for 1- to 5-bay NAS systems. The NAS HDD has been compatibility tested with the industry’s top NAS solution providers. Built and tested to provide industry-leading performance for 24×7 NAS applications Seagate NASWorks™ […]

The Western Digital Red 3TB NAS HDD Black Magic Speed Test – WD30EFRX

How fast is the WD Red Hard Drive 3 Terabyte? WD Red hard drives are designed and tested for compatibility in the unique 24×7 operating environment and demanding system requirements of home and small office NAS. WD Red is the only hard drive designed for NAS systems that have 1-8 drive bays. The drives are designed […]

The Western Digital Desktop Blue 4TB Drive Speed Test – WD40EZRZ

What is the Read and Write speed of the WD Blue Hard Drive? WD Blue storage is designed and manufactured with technology found in WD’s original award-winning desktop and mobile hard drives. WD Blue sets the baseline for everyday storage by consistently delivering improved performance over previous generations while successfully maintaining WD’s quality and reliability […]

The Seagate 5TB Mobile Drive for their BarraCuda Compute Range – ST5000LM000

The biggest, Smallest HDD in the world from Seagate  Seagate knows a few things about Hard Drives. As you would expect from a company incorporated in 1978 and very much present at the beginning of the big computer boom of the 1980’s, they have pioneered and been involved in almost every innovation of modern hard […]

HGST and their SATA and SAS 12TB Enterprise Hard Drives

Is the 12TB Ultrastar He12 from HGST the Biggest Data Center Drive Yet?  As the need for data storage continues to explode, enterprise and cloud architects and data centre managers are challenged to deliver the highest quality of service at the lowest possible total cost of ownership (TCO). The costs of designing, deploying, operating, and supporting […]

A Guide to Choosing the Right HDD for Surveillance?

Hard drives dedicated to Surveillance and CCTV – Make sure you storage your Digital Surveillance and CCTV on the right drives  The Desktop drives vs. surveillance-class storage. You wouldn’t use a bicycle to transport cargo across the country because it’s not the right tool for the job. You also shouldn’t use a desktop hard drive in your surveillance […]