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WiebeTech RTX400-QR RAID Storage Enclosure Review

WiebeTech RTX400-QR RAID Storage Enclosure Review

Backup is often the dirty little secret of amateur and professional computer users alike, something we know we should be doing but so often don't find time for. Investing in a capable storage system is a good first step for bypassing apathy and minimizing backup headaches, however, and that's just what WiebeTech promise with their RTX400-QR RAID array. Various levels of data redundancy and multiple connection options suggest the bulky RTX400-QR means business; SlashGear tested it out.

 

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PhotoFast G-Monster 2.5-inch RAID SSD gets teardown, video benchmarks

PhotoFast G-Monster 2.5-inch RAID SSD gets teardown, video benchmarks

We've already seen PhotoFast's stonkingly-fast G-Monster SSDs, which slap solid-state memory and a RAID controller onto a desktop PCIe card, and now the company has done the same thing but in a standard 2.5-inch drive casing.  The PhotoFast G-Monster V5 RAID SSD looks like a regular drive, but boasts either 128GB or 256GB of capacity and up to 270MB/sec read/write speeds; NetbookNews had a chance to go hands-on with the superlative drive.

Video demo after the cut

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QNAP SS-439 Pro Turbo NAS offers RAID, server, more

QNAP SS-439 Pro Turbo NAS offers RAID, server, more

QNAP have announced their latest network-attached storage device, the four-bay SS-439 Pro Turbo NAS.  Capable of establishing various levels of RAID array for up to 2TB of total capacity, the SS-439 is based on Intel's Atom N270 processor and offers media server, backup, print and web server functionality.  Connectivity includes three USB 2.0 ports and two eSATA ports, which can be used to add more storage plus make removable backups, together with two gigabit ethernet connections.

 

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