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Posts tagged “HDD”

WD’s 5TB external HDD is now cheaper than it was over Black Friday

There have been some great external SSD deals during this year's Amazon Prime Day, but when it comes to value for money, external hard drives still make a lot of sense - especially when you get so many more terabytes per pound. Case in point, whereas a 1TB Samsung T7 will set you back £158 during Amazon Prime Day, you can currently get the 5TB…

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Save almost £90 on this huge 12TB HDD

Next-gen console boxes may be all about super fast SSDs and what not, but there's still no beating the exceptional value of a good old-fashioned external hard disk drive - and you'll probably never need to uninstall another game again with today's big storage deal, as Amazon UK have knocked almost £90 off the massive 12TB WD Black D10, the even larger cousin of their…

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Feature: Slow and steady wins the race

WD Black P10 review: Can this portable HDD compete with a portable SSD?

We all know the drill by now. Hard disk drives (or HDDs) are slow but cheap. SSDs are fast but expensive. We can often justify the latter if we're getting a small, internal drive for installing things like Windows or a couple of games on, but once you're into the realms of 2TB and above in SSD land, you're going to need to start handing…

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Get a 5TB external HDD and two months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for under £100

As much as your deals herald loves a good Black Friday SSD deal, those of you who are after buckets of storage for as little money as possible may want to check out these Black Friday deals on the recently-released WD Black GameDrive external HDDs, where the 5TB P10 GameDrive is currently going for just under £100 and comes with two free months of Xbox…

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Feature: Storage wars

How to install an SSD / HDD

All right, our How to build a PC guide is so very nearly over. Just a couple more steps and you'll be home free. In this article, we'll be installing some storage for all those lovely games you've got waiting to play. I'll mainly be covering traditional 2.5in SATA SSDs and 3.5in HDDs here, but fret not if you've gone down the fancy NVMe route - I'll…

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Week in Tech: Ode To The HDD, More On AMD Mantle

And so on this 10th day of the seventh month, the year of our Lord two thousand and 14, the final hard disk drive verily came to pass. And there was much rejoicing. Or should that be wailing and gnashing of spindles and platters? Whatever, Hitachi has unleashed what it claims is the highest performing and largest 10,000rpm HDD. Like, ever! Actually, I think an…

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