New WD HDDs Pack 20 TB of Storage Space
If you’re looking for the ultimate storage solution for your computers, then brand new hard drives by Western Digital should get you covered. San Jose-based disk drive manufacturer has recently revealed its highest-capacity drives to date. The Ultrastar DC HC560 and WD Gold both come with 20 TB
Mictic Raises $2.5M for Futuristic Music Wearables
Touting the “Become the Instrument” slogan, Swiss startup Mictic has recently raised $2.5 million for its music AR wearables. Funds have come from PTK Capital and famous musician Moby who pitched in with just under 10% of the total seed round value. Previously, Mictic raised over 29,000 CHF, or
NVIDIA RTX 30 Series Might Be Getting VRAM Boost
A Twitter user who has a history with NVIDIA GPU leaks claims the company has plans to boost the graphics memory on the RTX 30 series in 2022. Hongxing2020 tweeted earlier this month that the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 model will get 12GB of memory, doubling the existing 6GB. There are hints of othe
DDR5 Memory Modules Already Sold Out Despite High Prices
With Intel’s release date for Alder Lake CPUs coming close on November 4, the first desktop computers that support DDR5 memory kits will be available for consumers. Despite high early-adopter prices, most memory kits have already sold out. Intel’s 12th generation of CPUs can work with both DD
Samsung to Release 980 Pro M.2 SSD with a Heatsink
One of the top-performing SSDs, Samsung’s 980 Pro, is being updated to include a built-in heatsink. The SSD was designed with Sony’s PS5 in mind and will be available from October 29. Modern motherboards usually come with built-in heatsinks for M.2 SSDs. As PS5 doesn’t include any, this 980
Backblaze Data Shows SSDs Have Similar Fail Rates as HDDs
Backblaze, a cloud storage company, released new information on SSD failure rates, showing that they are almost as high as those for old-fashioned hard drives. Backblaze further explains that their drive analysis for solid-state and hard disk drives is centered around their use in a real-world envir
Seagate Refresh of Hamr Hard Drives to Feature 30TB Models
Seagate is working on a refresh of its 20TB HAMR hard drives, which will feature a significant capacity upgrade to around 30 terabytes of storage. The company started selling the first generation of the HAMR drives in December 2020, taking the fight to the best external hard drives with more traditi
Nvidia Ampere Series Refresh Leaked
According to a leak by kopite7kimi, a hardware leaker with an outstanding record, Nvidia is planning a refresh of its popular GeForce RTX 30 series of graphic cards. The supposed Ampere series refresh will provide cumulative improvements over the standard RTX 30 series. The new cards will surely bri
PS5 System Update: Internal Storage Upgrade Available
Sony Announced that the second major system update for PS5 is available as of Wednesday, September 15. Hideaki Nishino, the senior vice president for platform experience, pointed out the significant quality of life improvements and upgrades that PS5 users will get to enjoy in this PlayStation Blo