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  • How to Choose a Soundbar for Home Use

    If you look at the current crop of television sets, you will immediately realize one thing. The quality of video has been considerably improved. Manufacturers are also working towards making the TVs as slim as possible. All these are excellent additions but they have come at a price. Reduced sound…

  • Buying a Camera for YouTube: Here is What You Should Know

    If you are looking to buy a new camera then you should know that it will not be easy choosing the best device. There are so many devices out there that may seem like they are offering the same thing unless you really know what to look for. Even as…

  • Are NVMe PCIe M.2 Drives Compatiable with Macs?

    Apple’s largely successful Mac lineup has always been respected for having great design, build quality and performance for the most part (unless you’re a gamer, sorry). While all of that is great for people who have grown to love MacOS, there still stands the one thing Apple is notoriously known…

  • Can you use an SSD as a Secondary Drive?

    SSDs are slowly but surely becoming the standard for storage in many PCs. It’s not too difficult to comprehend why that is. SSDs are several times faster than a typical mechanical hard drive. Despite that during the initial release of the early SATA SSDs, the prices were so high that…

  • How to Check PCIe M.2 NVMe SSDs Compatibility with your PC or Motherboard

    Updated 22/12/2020 While hard drives have dominated the storage market for the longest time, Solid State Drives or SSDs have also slowly found their place in the market right alongside the venerable spinning platters. SSDs have completely redefined the boundaries of what was possible with the storage inside a personal…

  • Which Brands are the Best for PCIe NVMe M.2 SSDs

    M.2 NVMe is the blazing fast form of flash storage we all know and love. The rapid speed, small form factor, and ease of use of these drives have earned them the reputation they deserve. We’ve already talked in detail about the working process and all the benefits of M.2…

  • What are the Benefits of Using NVMe Add-in Cards

    NVMe has been a buzzword for a while now. Ever since its debut, we have seen super-fast flash storage slowly propel into the mainstream market. What was once considered a novelty for even the most elite group of gamers, is now finally the money’s worth. As soon as prices dropped…

  • Can the Operating System be Installed on a NVMe Add-in Card

    This is a bit of a tricky question to answer because it depends on the motherboard, the SSD chip and a whole plethora of other factors that can actually influence the performance of the system itself. The short and simple answer is: Yes, it can. However, like with pretty much…

  • Why is NVMe better than SATA and mSATA

    NVMe is a protocol that stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express or Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface Specification (NVMHCIS), This protocol offers users the accessibility of non-volatile memory devices through the Peripheral Component Interface Express (PCIe) port. It’s a great way to meet the alternative to conventional SATA SSDs. PCIe SSD…

  • NVMe PCIe M.2 Vs. SATA – Which Should You Buy and Why?

    Hopefully, everyone is aware of the performance gain you can achieve when upgrading from a mechanical hard drive to any type of SSD. The gap in speed is enormous. Flash storage sweeps the floor with hard drives when it comes to performance, reliability and overall efficiency. This is why SSDs…

  • 1080p 144hz vs 1440p 75hz: Which Should you buy and why?

    Graphics are the most talked about element of video games these days. In a world of super sharp high-resolution displays that should come as no surprise. Graphical fidelity seems to be the top concern for a lot of people. With games getting better at delivering more realistic visuals and even…

  • Are 240Hz Monitors Good for Gaming?

    I might be stating the obvious here, but, the crux of an ultimate gaming experience rests on the flawless graphics and seamless gameplay. Nothing is more satisfying than getting immersed completely into the world inside the game which can be manifested by the smoothly flowing movements thanks to the high…

  • QNAP vs Synology – Which is better?

    A network attached storage (NAS) solution can be a godsend for those of you looking for ways to optimize and protect your data storage – whether it’s for your home or for your office. But deciding on the ideal network attached storage is no easy task, especially if you are not tech…

  • Gaming with Volta Cards – A Glance into the Architecture

    While the Titan V, the only available Volta card with the addition of Nvidia Quadro GV100 and the Tesla V100 which cost a fortune, might not be a gaming card, it still might be a glance into what the Volta architecture’s got in store for us, as opposed to Pascal…