Smarten Up Your Storage
Graphics cards and processors might get the headlines, but no gaming PC is complete without storage – and the type of storage you use can make a huge difference to the speed and responsiveness of any rig.
Storage is important, then, and the market has rarely been this exciting. Drives that use M.2 and NVMe technology are breaking speed records, and more conventional SSDs and hard disks have never been bigger, faster or cheaper.
Our guide explains the differences between these important components, and highlights what you should be looking for – and picks some of our favourite products, too.
Featuring dual-plane balance and rotational vibration sensors, ensuring reliability and performance for extended durations of use, with the power of error recovery control and RAID optimisation, the 10TB Ironwolf harddrive serves as the ultimate guard dog for storage protection. Answering the call to its trusty owner, the Seagate Ironwolf sits alongside the Asustor NAS drive – allowing for built-in AES-NI hardware encryption, H.264 and H.265 hardware acceleration, and an impressive rating in energy efficiency, the performance offered by such an immense duo is frankly, just too difficult to keep chained up in the doghouse.
Partnering with Asustor and Seagate, Overclockers UK is ready to let the Wolf run free – delivering an Asustor NAS Drive equipped with a quad-core processor and a hardware encryption engine, along with 10Terabytes of safe, scalable and lightning quick storage space, one lucky person will be awarded with such a roaring prize, enriching their computing experience and upgrading their storage to an impressive new bite. In order to be in to win this mighty canine, there will be 8 ways to enter.