GLYPH TECH ATOM RAID
This durable SSD delivers transfer speeds up to 860MB/s via a USB-C ( 3. 1 Gen 2) connection. It’s
configured for RAID 0 (i.e. optimized for speed). The Atom RAID ships with a USB-C-to-A converter
cable and is Time Machine compatible out of the box. The drive can
also be reformatted for use on Windows PCs. It’s sold in capacities
of 1 or 2TB.
This NAS drives packs an Intel Core i5 processor
and 8GB of RAM (upgradeable to 16GB) to drive fast
video transcoding and more. There are a pair of 2Gb
Ethernet ports, two USB 3.0 ports, a single HDMI 1.4a
port and native support for Windows ACL for setting
file access permissions and other administrative
tasks. The enclosure has disk tray locks so you don’t
accidentally pop one out at an inopportune moment.
It can accommodate up
to 10 hard drives for a
total capacity of 100TB.
PRICE: starting at $480 (1TB)
PRICE: $1,699 (diskless)
USB used to be
There was USB 2,
followed by USB 3.
With the introduction
of USB 3. 1 and
the new Type C
got a bit more
are now two flavors
of USB 3. 1 (Gen 1
and Gen 2) and two
USB Type A (the
original we all know
and love) and the
newer, smaller and bidirectional Type C.
USB 3. 1 Gen 1
offers the exact
same power delivery
and data transfer
speeds as USB 3.0
5Gbps). It’s available
in a Type A or newer
Type C connector.
USB 3. 1 Gen 2 is
only available in Type
C and delivers faster
speeds of 10Gbps.
The T5 is astonishingly small and yet
inside its tiny confines lies a blazing-fast SSD drive. With a USB 3. 1 (Gen 2)
Type-C connector, transfer speeds hit
540 MB/s and there’s a USB Type C-to-Type A adapter included so older laptops
and computers aren’t left out. The drive
can survive drops from up to 6. 6 feet.
Free software lets you password-protect
the drive and easily update its firmware.
The T5 is available in 250 and 500GB
capacities with a blue finish and in 1
and 2TB capacities with a black finish.
PRICE: starting at $130