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Understanding Bottlenecks: How To Buy The Fastest External Hard Drive

There are numerous different types of external hard drives on the market, and choosing the fastest one is not as simple as just buying an SSD, buying a Thunderbolt drive, or a USB-C drive. There are significant performance bottlenecks that can make even a Thunderbolt drive perform below your expectations. For example: The Thunderbolt interface…

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NVidia CEO: Cryptocurrency Will Be ‘An Important Driver’ For GPU Business

NVidia’s CEO Jensen Huang said that cryptocurrency will stick around for some time, and that he expects blockchain and cryptocurrency will be an important driver for GPUs. To clarify, he said that: ‘Cryptocurrency will be here. The ability for the world to have a very low-friction, low-cost way of exchanging value is going to be…

Testing an EFM8 microcontroller using a multimeter.

Quick Tips For Buying The Best Multimeter (For You)

Multimeters are versatile electrical testers designed to check voltages, current, resistance, capacitance, circuit continuity among other metrics in electric circuits, depending on the model. A multimeter can’t do everything, but it can cover a wide range of applications. Choosing The Right Features High voltage protection is much a greater issue in certain fields than it…

A computer the size of a salt grain.

IBM Invents A Computer The Size Of A Salt Grain

IBM has invented a computer as small as a grain of salt, which will cost less than $0.10 to manufacture. It is equipped with hundreds of thousands of transistors, and has processing power equivalent to that of the 1990 x86 processor. This almost-microscopic computer is intended for embedded systems in advanced supply chain management applications,…