We are still some months, if not a year, from seeing the first consumer PCIe 5.0 SSDs. Still, Phison, an SSD controller manufacturer, is already giving fair warning about the temperatures of these SSDs. SSDs are becoming faster and consuming more power with each new generation. According to Phison (via …Read More »
Need for Speed Heat has been announced, launches in November
Update (14.08.19): Just as expected, Need for Speed Heat was announced by EA today. The countdown timer from earlier in the week has now reached zero, unlocking the announcement for the next entry in the Need for Speed franchise. As you might expect, Heat once again focuses on the street …Read More »
Would you heat your house with a Facebook server?
As more effort goes into making our societies more environmentally friendly, it's becoming apparent that along with switching to greener methods of energy production, we also need to focus on making ourselves more energy efficient. That's why Nerdalize's idea for using some of the world's biggest datacentre servers to heat …Read More »
Controlled heat could skyrocket Hard Disk Drive performance
One of the things we'd expect to hurt a mechanical hard drive's lifespan has been harnessed in a way that could in fact significantly benefit it – heat. According to a team of researchers led by a Thomas Ostler at the University of York in the UK, they have discovered …Read More »