RAM & Storage Reviews

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB ()
February 12, 2009 -

It’s been about 6 months since Seagate launched their 1.5TB Barracuda 7200.11 series drive.  At the time, the 375GB platters Seagate used… Read More »

G.Skill Titan 128GB Solid State Drive Review ()
February 11, 2009 -

Solid State Disks (SSDs) are a relatively new product segment for the enthusiast computer user, promising fantastic data transfer speeds,… Read More »

OCZ Throttle Review – 16GB eSATA Flash Drive ()
January 5, 2009 -

Introduction: Due to the overwhelming reception of the first XCPUs’ flash drive roundup (found here) we have decided to begin creating… Read More »

Flash Drive Roundup: A Dynamic Review ()
December 15, 2008 -

No matter what you call it, a flash drive, USB memory stick, thumb drive, “zip” drive, or any other synonym,… Read More »

Patriot Viper series DDR3 1600, dual channel ()
November 18, 2008 -

                                                                                                                          [img]PatriotMemoryLogo.bmp[/img] Patriot Memory was kind enough to send XCPUS.com a review kit of their recently released Viper Series DDR3… Read More »

Seagate 1.5TB Drive Review (ST31500341AS) ()
September 26, 2008 -

As soon as I saw the announcements on Seagate’s 1.5TB drive I was intrigued.  When I saw the price on… Read More »

4GB Kit Shootout: DDR2 At It’s Best ()
June 25, 2008 -

With the heyday of DDR2 coming and going, Xtreme CPU pits the top dogs against each other…

Hard Drive 101 ()
January 19, 2008 -

Where do you begin when talking about hard drives? The ports? The data? No, wait I have it. The history… Read More »

DDR2 On A Budget ()
July 3, 2007 -

Do you need to spend over $150 to get good performance out of your RAM? Do you need sticks with… Read More »

XCPU’s Guide To RAID (, )
June 30, 2007 -

What is RAID? RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks but originally meant redundant array of inexpensive disks. It… Read More »