How does Asus' £300 Z490 ROG Strix board stack up against the competition?
Rick looks back at a 20th Century classic.
MSI's new premium £400 Z490 board certainly looks and feels ace but can it handle Intel's Core i9-10900K?
For enterprise users, anyway.
136 layers this time.
For databases, anyway.
Integrated heatsink, 'Gaming Mode'.
Improves performance, longevity.
Aims to drive down multi-terabyte SSD storage.
Not actually four-dimensional, sadly.
Crucial, Samsung drives named.
Will pay Intel $1.5bn for its share.
Undercuts Samsung but at a performance penalty.
2,800MB/s over Thunderbolt 3.
3D NAND based.
Adds dynamic SLC cache.
No word on pricing, though.
Will work on 3D XPoint independently.
Should trickle to consumer products, too.
Up to 960GB capacity.
QLC on-track for mass adoption.
Smaller than a postage stamp.
Even as they sue each other.
PCs, an SSD, and a liquid-cooled GPU.
First WD-branded consumer drives.
No word on availability or pricing.
May 15 2020 | 11:00
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