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solid-state disks

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Disk Utility may combine custom drive setups on some Macs

The use of automatic repair routines on newer Mac Minis and iMacs may combine two separate drives into a Fusion drive. Fortunately, there's a way to get around that.

By May 13, 2013

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Storage buying guide

Looking for new storage devices and need some tips? You're in the right place.

By November 26, 2013

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Solve slow bootups after upgrading to solid-state drive

When upgrading from a spinning hard disk to a solid-state disk in your Mac, you may experience slower startup times than expected.

By April 7, 2011

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Dueling disks: Apple's 128GB response to Surface Pro

You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to deduce that Apple began selling the 128GB iPad today with Microsoft's Surface Pro in mind. But don't confuse Apple's flash drive with Microsoft's SSD.

By February 5, 2013

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What you need to know before building your own computer

The second part of CNET's guide to building your own computer teaches you about the components you need to get the job done.

By October 17, 2013

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Micron's new solid-state drive: 256GB for $425

Four new solid-state drives from Micron debut this week, one 256GB model will come down to $425--a competitive price for the speedy flash chip-based storage drives.

By January 4, 2011

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OS X Disk Utility missing options to erase free disk space

If you have purchased a new Mac or have upgraded your hard drive on an older Mac, you may find when accessing the option to erase free disk space using Apple's Disk Utility that the controls for doing so are grayed out.

By March 19, 2012

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Microsoft Surface Pro shows off its inner ultrabook

Surface Pro benchmarks show it to be just as fast as any ultrabook out there.

By February 7, 2013

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Digital storage basics, Part 3: Backup vs. redundancy

CNET editor Dong Ngo goes over the basics of digital-storage devices for home users.

By December 3, 2012

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Digital storage basics, Part 2: External drive vs. NAS server

CNET editor Dong Ngo goes over the basics of digital storage devices for home users.

By November 16, 2012