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3D Printing
3D printing enabling PC customisation
July 2019
"If you want your PC build to be truly unique, 3D printing your parts is a fun and cost-effective way to do so."
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PC Hardware
Five signs it may be time for a memory upgrade
March 2019
Back it the day, a couple of gigabytes of memory would have done you. In fact, a couple of gigs would’ve been all you PC could actually use. With modern 64-bit operating systems like Windows 10, sky’s the limit.
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Crucial
Hands-on review: Crucial 1GB P1 NVMe PCIe 2280 M.2 solid-state drive
January 2019
Not all solid-state drives are built equal, and not all M.2 solid state drives are built equal, either.
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Cloud
Crucial launches P1 NVMe Solid State Drive
October 2018
The SSD uses a PCIe port to provide a faster and more reliable read/write.
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Cloud
Crucial launches the BX500 SSD
September 2018
Crucial has launched its new BX500 SSD, a next-generation drive designed to provide everyday computing users with a fast and reliable storage.
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Crucial
Hands-on review: Crucial MX500 2.5” SSD
February 2018
At CES 2018, Crucial launched their MX500 SSD range. For the last week, FutureFive has been putting one of these hard drives through its paces.
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Crucial
CES 2018 - Crucial launches MX500 SDD
January 2018
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, memory gurus, Crucial, have launched their MX500 solid-state drive.
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Crucial
Hands-on review: Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200 32GB
August 2017
Darren Price has been upgrading the FutureFive gaming review rig. The finishing touch is 32GB of Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4-3200.
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SSD Storage
SSDo’s and Don’ts: How to install your SSD drive
July 2017
If you’re a first-time SSD installer, there’s no need to fear, Crucial NZ has published a three-part process to installation...
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Servers
Crucial expands with its highest density server memory to date
May 2017
The modules support a range computing applications including Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Microsoft Azure, VMware VDI, Cloudera, Hortonworks and SAP HANA.
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Storage
Crucial A/NZ compares servers to find most cost efficient
April 2017
What is the impact of adding hardware to an OEM server? This is the question that motivated Crucial’s comparison.
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Improving existing school computers beneficial for teachers and students
March 2017
"Computers are essential parts of education and students are not only expected to use them but to use them well."
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Servers
Focus on quality over quantity with server deployment, says exec
February 2017
"In the case of servers, more isn’t always better, especially when they can be maxed-out with memory."
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Storage
Crucial launches new modules to boost system performance in the data center
December 2016
“Improving system performance in the data centre is one of many priorities organisations are looking to address."
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Virtualisation
IT professionals need to upgrade to keep up with virtualisation demands
November 2016
“As virtualised workloads grow it will only become more difficult for IT professionals to keep up with the demands placed on server infrastructure."
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Crucial
The big IT question: Upgrade or replace?
October 2016
“Tight budgets can lead to underperforming or old systems, which, in turn, lead to frustrated employees who use them."
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Cloud
Crucial NZ evaluates exactly how much SSD storage you need
September 2016
Just like storing physical items in your house or apartment, you need enough digital space to account for what you currently have.
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Crucial
Hands-on review: Crucial MX300 750GB Limited Edition SSD
August 2016
Crucial’s new MX300 750GB solid state drive finally gives hardcore PC users the fast hard drive space they’ve been asking for.
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Micron Technology
Crucial launches MX300 to give more to its customers
July 2016
"The MX300 is designed to put power back into the hands of users so they can get more out of their system for years to come,"
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Micron Technology
Leader Computers scoops Crucial ANZ distributor award
March 2016
Leader Computers has taken out Crucial's ANZ Distributor of the Year with Micron heaping praise on the distie which 'barely put a foot wrong' in 2015.
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Hands-on review: Crucial BX200 2.5-inch SSD 480GB
December 2015
NetGuide’s Darren Price takes a look at Crucial’s 480GB BX200 2.5-inch SDD.
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Gaming
Game Consoles top PC gaming gear for Christmas
December 2013
Welcome to the first of many Christmas lists were Game Console will guide you through some of the best tech we have tested throughout 2013.
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PB Technologies
Crucial move as PB Technologies secure NZ channel deal
October 2013
PB Technologies appointed to distribute Crucial DRAM and solid state drives (SSDs) to its channel of value-added resellers and e-tailers across New Zealand.