USB 3.0 promises 10 times faster speeds than USB 2.0 so it’s no wonder that USB 3.0 flash drives are making all other drives obsolete. USB 3.0 drives that have shown up on foreign etailer websites offer 6x the speed of their USB 2.0 counterparts for the same price! It’s actually no contest at all!
Solid State Drives or SSDs have become really popular because they are faster than Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). But there is a question mark about the life span of an SSD. There is a limit to how many times you can write to an SSD. That is a generally accepted fact. It’s also generally acknowledged that reading from an SSD does not shorten its lifespan. But what happens when an SSD can no longer be written to? Can you recover your data from it?
The Korean electronics giant Samsung is looking to sell of its loss making Hard drive division. Samsung hopes to earn as much as $1.5 billion from the sale. It intends to invest the funds in other more profitable areas of its business.
Hard Disk Drive (HDD) options can be quite bewildering for a computer system assembler. Even though there are only two major desktop hard drive brands available in Pakistan there is a lot of confusion among new system builders about what HDD to choose.
The two brands available in Pakistan are Seagate and Western Digital (WD). Seagate and WD 3.5″ internal HDDs are divided into three categories: