The new interface uses PCI Express to improve performance beyond conventional SATA drives. The company plans to sell Hyper Express without drives in the U.S., but can accept a pair of drives in RAID 0 configuration.
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The new drive makes use of Toshiba's latest NAND flash and is being promoted for professional content creation and high-performance gaming applications.
Designed with an extra-large battery and multi-mode kickstand, it also includes a 1,920x1,200 display for $369.
Smartphones and tablets aren’t the only gadgets getting thinner and lighter. If you’ve put off upgrading your business notebook, it’s time for another look. The three 14-inch models I've been testing show the business laptop has come a long way.
The company says the new tablet PCs, which start at $5,299, exceed the typical ruggedized standards and feature improved sunlight-readable displays.
Consumers have yet to tune in to 4K. But while the technical merits are subject to debate, the recent NAB Show in Las Vegas left little doubt that a lot of work is going on behind the scenes to make Ultra HD TV the next big thing.
A company exec says it isn't interested in subsidizing cheap tablets like its chip rival does.
The computer giant has also announced the B50, G50, Z40, and Z50 notebooks, all starting under $600.
A 17.3-inch desktop replacement is among the other notebooks announced. Prices start at $649.99 for the Best Buy exclusive 14-inch Satellite E45.
The chip giant's latest device for schoolchildren features a detachable 10-inch tablet, magnifying lens and temperature sensor probe, and Windows 8.1.