Ding! Toshiba's Microwave-Assisted 18TB Hard Drives Are Ready for Desktops, NAS

Ding! Toshiba’s Microwave-Assisted 18TB Hard Drives Are Ready for Desktops, NAS

Toshiba this week announced the industry’s first 18TB hard drives featuring flux-control microwave-assisted magnetic recording (FC-MAMR) technology, that are designed for desktops and inexpensive NAS. The X300 and N300 drives not only offer a very high capacity and enhanced performance, but they also promise enhanced reliability. Toshiba’s X300 18TB HDDs for high-end desktops, as well…

Alienware's Competitors Say Their Desktops Don't Face Energy Policy Sale Restrictions

Alienware’s Competitors Say Their Desktops Don’t Face Energy Policy Sale Restrictions

After Dell started marking certain configurations of the Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 and Aurora R12 gaming PCs unavailable in several configurations because of legislation regarding energy usage in six states, it seems that few competitors are having similar issues. Dell’s competitors, including Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo and MSI don’t, as of this writing, have…