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How to back up and upgrade your PS4’s hard drive

How to back up and upgrade your PS4’s hard drive It needs to be formatted using FAT32 or exFAT, and if you want to back up a full drive, the external drive should have at least the same capacity as the internal drive.Select the System option, go down to Back Up and Restore, and then go into the Back Up PS4 sub-menu.

Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance

Intel demos 3D XPoint, showcases Optane’s 2GB/s performance This new memory, 3D XPoint (pronounced “crosspoint”) is a non-volatile memory that Intel is advertising as the first major memory breakthrough in 25 years.Early speculation was that 3D XPoint would be based or at least related-to phase change memory, but Intel has denied that this is the case without specifying the exact details of how Optane actually works.

Seagate now shipping seven-platter, helium-filled 10TB hard drive

Seagate now shipping seven-platter, helium-filled 10TB hard drive Helium-sealed hard drives have been gradually making their way into data centers and enterprise drives.At 10TB, Seagate is pushing the envelope on absolute drive capacity as well, with seven drive platters and 14 heads in total.

Backblaze releases billion-hour hard drive reliability report

Backblaze releases billion-hour hard drive reliability report Companies do not release failure data and the handful of studies on the topic typically cloak vendor names and model numbers.For those of you wondering if drive vibration actually matters, here’s a video of someone stopping a drive array by yelling at it.

Data stored at the atomic level with super-high density

Data stored at the atomic level with super-high density Researchers from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands have devised a way to store data on the atomic scale by manipulating single atoms.The density of the proof-of-concept atomic storage created for the study is 500 terabytes per square inch.

Seagate unveils the world’s largest SSD: 60TB

Seagate unveils the world’s largest SSD: 60TB The 60TB SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) SSD is intended for large-scale enterprise data centers that need maximum storage and compute performance.With just 17 of these drives, you can hit 1PB of storage; Seagate says it’s ideal for large local or cloud-based storage arrays, active archives, online video, and read-intensive environments.

Best laptops for photo editing: Retina is important, but it’s not everything

Best laptops for photo editing: Retina is important, but it’s not everything When we last looked at the best options in the market last year, there were some clear leaders.This isn’t an exhaustive list of the best laptops for photo editing, but if you are in the market, one of these is likely to suit your needs.

Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 drives, with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity

Samsung unveils next-generation 960 Pro, 960 Evo M.2 drives, with blistering speeds, up to 2TB capacity The Korean company is also launching the 960 EVO — and like its previous EVO drives, this one is based on TLC NAND.The 950 Pro relied on Samsung’s 32-layer NAND, while the 960 Pro is based on a denser, 48-layer NAND variant.

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version

iPhone 7 storage tests show higher-end models are significantly faster than the 32GB version According to Unbox Therapy’s Lew Hilsenteger, there’s an up to 8x speed difference between the 32GB and 256GB Apple iPhone 7 in speed tests.The iPhone 7 32GB needs 3 minutes, 40 seconds for the same job.