M.2 Form Factor

M.2 SSD Form Factor Explained

In recent years, the more compact M.2 form factor solid-state drives have taken over the traditional 2.5-inch in the market for high-performance storage. M.2, previously called Next Generation Form Factor (NGFF), is designed to...

Universal Flash Storage (UFS) Explained

What is UFS? UFS or Universal Flash Storage is a newer flash memory specification, with the intention to replace the slower eMMC (embedded MultiMedia Card) standard. It is designed by JEDEC, and was first...
MBR and GPT Partition Table

MBR vs GPT – Partition Table Explained

When you plug in a newly-purchased HDD or SDD to the computer, the operating system will often ask you to initialize the disk. Have you ever wondered what the differences between MBR and GPT?...
The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy

The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy Explained

Data backup is extremely important for everyone, especially when we keep almost everything digitally in this age. Whether it is a hard drive or solid-state drive, accidental damages and malfunctions are hard to prevent....
RAM Disk

RAM Disks Explained

It is now common to see NVMe SSDs to reach speeds over 3 GB/s, or upwards of 6 GB/s for PCIe Gen 4 drives. With RAM disks, you can even get more storage performance...
Curved Monitors

Monitor Curvature Explained

Curved monitors have become more wide spread, whether they are a gaming-oriented displays or large 4K televisions. Based on your desk setup and preferences, you may want monitors to have slightly different curvatures. But...

PCIe vs SATA vs USB – Storage Interfaces Explained

As NAND flash technologies becoming more mature and advance in recent years, solid-state drives are now much more affordable and capable. Comparing with traditional HDDs, SSDs offers significantly better performance, especially on random read/write...
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Explained

802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) has been the mainstream Wi-Fi standard for quite some time now. Although 802.11ad was introduced with theoretical gigabit-capable throughput, it is limited in transmission range and lacks supported devices. Fortunately, new...

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