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Samsung 250GB 860 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 64 Layer 3D V-NAND...

MZ-76E250B/EU, The 860 EVO is the advanced consumer SSD powered by 3D V-NAND technology that maximizes everyday...

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Samsung 250GB 860 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 64 Layer 3D V-NAND Solid State Drive (MZ-76E250B/EU)
 

20+ In stock

£59.99

 
Samsung 500GB 860 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 64 Layer 3D V-NAND...

MZ-76E500B/EU, The 860 EVO is the advanced consumer SSD powered by 3D V-NAND technology that maximizes everyday...

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Samsung 500GB 860 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 64 Layer 3D V-NAND Solid State Drive (MZ-76E500B/EU)
 

20+ In stock

£94.99

 
Samsung 970 EVO Polaris 250GB M.2 2280 PCI-e 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid St...

MZ-V7E250BW, 250GB Samsung 970 EVO, M.2 (2280) PCIe 3.0 (x4) NVMe SSD, Phoenix, MLC V-NAND, 3400MB/s Read, 1500MB/s...

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Samsung 970 EVO Polaris 250GB M.2 2280 PCI-e 3.0 x4 NVMe Solid State Drive
 

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£89.99

 
Team Group TeamGroup 120GB L5 Lite SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 3D NAND ...

T253TD120G3C101, 120GB TeamGroup L5 Lite, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 3D NAND technology, Read 470MB/s, Write...

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TeamGroup 120GB L5 Lite SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 3D NAND Solid State Drive
 

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£22.99

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Team Group TeamGroup 480GB L5 Lite SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 3D NAND ...

T253TD480G3C101, 480GB TeamGroup L5 Lite, 2.5" SSD, SATA III - 6Gb/s, 3D NAND technology, Read 470MB/s, Write...

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TeamGroup 480GB L5 Lite SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 3D NAND Solid State Drive
 

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£79.99

 
Intel 760P 256GB M.2-2280 PCI-e 3.0 x 4 NVMe 3D NAND Solid Sta...

SSDPPEKKW256G801, 256GB Intel 760p Series, M.2 (22x80) PCIe 3.0 (x4) NVMe SSD, 3D TLC NAND, Read 3210MB/s, Write...

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Intel 760P 256GB M.2-2280 PCI-e 3.0 x 4 NVMe 3D NAND Solid State Drive (SSDPPEKKW256G8XT)
 

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£74.99

 
Samsung 500GB 850 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 32 Layer 3D V-NAND Solid State Drive (MZ-75E500B/EU)

The 850 EVO is the advanced consumer SSD powered by 3D V-NAND technology that maximizes everyday computing...

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Samsung 500GB 850 EVO SSD 2.5" SATA 6Gbps 32 Layer 3D V-NAND Solid State Drive (MZ-75E500B/EU)
 

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£149.99

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OcUK Value OcUK 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM

DVD±R 24x, DVD±R DL 12x, DVD±RW 6x, CD-R 48x & CD-RW 4x

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OcUK 24x DVD±RW SATA ReWriter (Black) - OEM
 

50+ In stock

£17.99

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Seagate 1TB BarraCuda 7200rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST...

ST1000DM010, Part of the Compute Guardian Range, 1TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed,...

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Seagate 1TB BarraCuda 7200rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST1000DM010 Previously ST1000DM003)
 

46 In stock

£38.99

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WD 2TB Blue 5400rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (20EZRZ)

WD20EZRZ, 2TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, IntelliPower Spin Speed, 64MB Cache, OEM, 2 Year Warranty.

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WD 2TB Blue 5400rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (WD20EZRZ)
 

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Seagate 2TB BarraCuda 7200RPM 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST...

ST2000DM006, Part of the Compute Guardian Range, 2TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed,...

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Seagate 2TB BarraCuda 7200RPM 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST2000DM006)
 

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£55.99

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WD 1TB Blue 7200rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (10EZEX)

WD10EZEX, 1TB Capacity, 3.5 inch SATA 6Gb/s, 7200RPM Spin Speed, 8.9ms Average Seek Time, 64MB Cache, OEM, 2 Year...

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WD 1TB Blue 7200rpm 64MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (WD10EZEX)
 

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Seagate 3TB BarraCuda 7200RPM 256MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (S...

ST3000DM007, Part of the Compute Guardian Range, 3TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed,...

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Seagate 3TB BarraCuda 7200RPM 256MB Cache Internal Hard Drive (ST3000DM007)
 

20+ In stock

£74.99

 
WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 2-Bay Network Attached Storage - 4TB ...

WDBVBZ0040JCH-EESN, 1.3 GHz dual-core processor for high performance and ultra-fast transfer speeds,4TB of...

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WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 2-Bay Network Attached Storage - 4TB (WDBVBZ0040JCH-EESN)
 

1 In stock

£269.99

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WD Green 3D NAND 120GB 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Solid State Dri...

WDS120G2G0A, WD Green PC SSD 2.5”/7mm cased, 3D NAND, SATA III - 6Gb/s, Write 430MB/s (Max), Read 545MB/s (Max)

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WD Green 3D NAND 120GB 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Solid State Drive (WDS120G2G0A)
 

25 In stock

Was: £31.99 £24.95

WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 2-Bay Network Attached Storage - 0TB ...

A 1.3 GHz dual-core processor for high performance and ultra-fast transfer speeds, Simple system management for...

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WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra 2-Bay Network Attached Storage - 0TB (WDBVBZ0000NCH-EESN)
 

2 In stock

£149.99

OcUK Value Blu-ray / DVDRW combi SATA - OEM

BD Read 8x, DVD±R 16x, DVD±R DL 8x, DVD±RW 16x, CD-R 48x & CD-RW 24x

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OcUK Value Blu-ray / DVDRW combi SATA - OEM
 

20+ In stock

£55.99

 
Kingston 120GB SSDNow UV400 Drive SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" (7mm heigh...

Read Speed: 550MB/Sec, Write Speed: 350MB/Sec, Flash: TLC NAND, Buffer: 0MB, 3yr Warranty.

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Kingston 120GB SSDNow UV400 Drive SATA 6Gb/s 2.5" (7mm height) Solid State Hard Drive - (SUV400S37/1
 

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£35.99

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Seagate 1TB FireCuda 3.5" 7200RPM 64MB Cache SSHD Internal ...

ST1000DX002, Part of the Compute Guardian Range, 1TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed,...

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Seagate 1TB FireCuda 3.5" 7200RPM 64MB Cache SSHD Internal Hard Drive (ST1000DX002)
 

11 In stock

£62.99

OcUK Value Kolink 2.5" to 3.5" SSD or HDD Adaptor plate wi...

3.5" Bay Adaptor to 2.5" SSD or HDD. Comes with Screws and Rubber Mounts included

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Kolink 2.5" to 3.5" SSD or HDD Adaptor plate with screws and rubber mounts
 

100+ In stock

£2.99

 
WD 2TB Black 7200RPM 64MB Cache Internal Performance Hard D...

WD2003FZEX, 2TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s, 7200RPM Spin Speed, 64MB Cache, OEM, 5 Year Warranty

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WD 2TB Black 7200RPM 64MB Cache Internal Performance Hard Drive (WD2003FZEX)
 

10+ In stock

£112.99

WD 6TB Red 5400rpm 64MB Cache Internal NAS Hard Drive (60EFRX)

WD60EFRX, 6TB Capacity, 3.5 Inch, SATA 6GB/s Interface, 64MB Cache, Optimal compatibility for NAS systems, OEM, 3...

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WD 6TB Red 5400rpm 64MB Cache Internal NAS Hard Drive (WD60EFRX)
 

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£184.99

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WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Solid State Driv...

WDS500G2B0A - WD Blue PC SSD 2.5”/7mm cased, 3D NAND, SATA III - 6Gb/s, Read 560MB/s, Write 530MB/s, 95k/84k IOPS, 5...

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WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB 2.5" SATA 6Gbps Solid State Drive (WDS500G2B0A)
 

12 In stock

Was: £98.99 £89.99

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Seagate 2TB FireCuda 3.5" 7200RPM 64MB Cache SSHD Internal ...

ST2000DX002, Part of the Compute Guardian Range, 2TB Capacity, 3.5 inch, SATA 6Gb/s Interface, 7200RPM Spin Speed,...

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Seagate 2TB FireCuda 3.5" 7200RPM 64MB Cache SSHD Internal Hard Drive (ST2000DX002)
 

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Storage

Computer Storage at Overclockers UK

 

At Overclockers UK we provide a range of PC, laptop and portable storage solutions including HDD’s (Hard Disk Drives), SSD’s (Solid State Drives), external hard drives, USB flash drives and memory cards. As content evolves and gets ever more sophisticated your storage demands increase at a proportional rate. The HD (High Resolution) revolution in particular has increased our everyday storage requirements considerably with the average HD file being around 3x larger than the SD (Standard definition) counterpart. This is not only representative of Videos but high resolution Photos, Software and Games.

How is data saved?

Data is simply Binary code that is stored on a medium that can later be recalled. Storage can come in many different forms including mechanical HDDs which store the store the data as magnetic dots. Optical media that encode binary data in the form of pits and NAND such as SSD’s, Memory cards and flash drives which store in flash memory arrays.

What is the function of storage?

Storage allows for data to be stored in the short or long term. Short term memory comes in the form of RAM (Random-access memory) which is very fast  but volatile, and requires power to retain the information meaning when the machine is switched off or reset - the data is lost. RAM is utilised by your device to hold short term commands and operations with your OS (Operating system) actually being loaded from your main HDD onto your memory at boot to allow for near instant access - The same goes for any programs you open.

HDD, SSD, memory cards and USB Flash Drives on the other hand are types of non-volatile memory and will keep your data safe even when not powered. These devices are used for long term storage and although use slightly different technologies they all serve the same purpose – Storing Binary data.

What are the main types of computer storage?

Internal hard drives are a necessity to ensure that you have adequate space to work or play games on your computer. However, many are opting to store data on external storage devices such as external hard drives as a means of protecting, backing up or transferring data.

Internal

Internally the main types of storage are HDD’s and SSD’s which come in a variety of physical dimensions and capacities from 3.5” and 2.5” SATA Hard Drives to SSD’s and the various different form factors including 2.5” SATA, mSATA, M.2PCIe and Optane.

External

There is huge variety of external storage mediums that cater for every eventuality and device. For backing up large amounts of data, external HDD’s and NAS drives are generally the preferred method whereas for portability external HDD’S / SSD’s, USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards are general utilised.

If you want to access data on a drive that you may already own or simply want to hot-swap internal drives quickly there are specially designed docking stations, enclosures and hot swap rack mounts designed to enable this.

DVD’s and CD’s are no longer the preferred method of external computer storage due to the emergence of more reliable, high capacity technologies. With that said they are great for archiving data or using for media such and videos and music that you may wish to use in your home DVD player or car stereo.

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