The 1909, 1903 updates require Snapdragon 855, 8cx, and Intel Comet Lake CPUs as a minimum on new devices. Source: Windows 10 1909 and 1903: These are our new CPU requirements, says Microsoft | ZDNet
Posts Tagged “Hardware”
Update Intel Windows graphics drivers, and stop using Intel Matrix Storage Manager and USB 3.0 Creator Utility. Source: Windows 10 graphics: Intel warns, patch 19 severe driver flaws now | ZDNet
We love SSDs because they are generally faster, smaller, and more rugged than HDDs. Plus they are gaining capacity and becoming more affordable every day. However, how do they compare to HDDs in reliability and how long can they be expected to last? Source: How Reliable are SSDs?
Some SSDs advertise support for “hardware encryption.” If you enable BitLocker on Windows, Microsoft trusts your SSD and doesn’t do anything. But researchers have found that many SSDs are doing a terrible job, which means BitLocker isn’t providing secure encryption. Source: You Can’t Trust BitLocker to Encrypt Your SSD on Windows 10
If you’re in the market for a new desktop CPU, then Intel’s got a whole bunch fo new 9th-Gen chips for you to check out, including one with the fastest clock speed ever a mass-produced processor. Source: Intel Conquers the Mountain AMD Famously Died on and Produces a 5GHz Processor
Source: Google Lens comes to Pixel and Nexus Android camera apps
It looks like we have the first leak of a next-generation NVIDIA GeForce graphics card PCB straight from Chinese forums. Source: NVIDIA’s Next-Generation GeForce Graphics Card PCB Leaks Out