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DIY Home File Server Guide & How-to

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  • September 23, 2022
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How to build a home file server A home file server can serve many purposes. One of the most basic uses for a home file server is to centralize your photos and family memories. Perhaps you have multiple devices and want everybody in the house to have access. Another widespread use for a home server […]

WD Blue vs. Black vs. Purple, Red, & Gold

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  • September 23, 2022
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Many of our business clients ask which type of hard drive they should buy. Most of our clients allow us to make these technical decisions for them. We decided to share some of our knowledge with the world. When it comes to which type of drive is best, there is no black-and-white answer. A consumer […]

SSD vs HDD

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  • September 23, 2022
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HDD vs HDD – What is different? HDDs have moving parts while SSDs are essentially advanced flash memory. Due to their differences, SSD drives have faster read/write rates than hard disk drives, and hard disk drives cost less than SSD drives. Solid State Drives are better for demanding tasks requiring intense read/write speeds, such as […]

What is an NVMe Drive and which one should I buy?

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  • September 23, 2022
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What is an NVMe m.2 drive? NVMe stands for “nonvolatile memory express”. NVMe is the next generation of drive available and sits directly in your PC’s motherboard. With the large storage capacities now available in NVMe technology, many users are now utilizing NVMe drives as their primary PC storage and startup disks. What type of […]

WD Green vs Blue Sata SSD

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  • September 8, 2022
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Introduction The SSD competition has heated up over the course of the last few years. For the longest time, the solid state drive space was dominated by Samsung. With falling NAND prices, several other competitors including Western Digital have been able to enter the market. Western Digital has two consumer grade sata SSD drives, the […]