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Demystifying USB Type-C

Numeric versions of USB have been rolling out for years now, going from 2.0 to 3.0 and now even USB 4. But the alphabetical progression has been slower, and the USB type-C marks a big transformation for the standard. Let’s find out exactly what has changed with the new USB connector technology.  Numbers vs Alphabets: […]

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Are MXM Graphics Worth it in 2022?

There was a great buzz around the MXM form factor when it was first launched by Nvidia in 2004. But fast forward to 2022 and the specification seems to be virtually dead. Or is it? Mobile PCI Express Module: Smaller, Upgradable GPUs The basic premise of the MXM form factor is simple – compact graphic […]

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Industrial PC

5 Factors to Consider Before Buying an Industrial PC

Choosing the right embedded system to power your industrial application is crucial. To help you make the correct decision, here are 5 things to keep in mind when you are shopping for an Industrial PC. 1: Longevity Product lifecycles can be tricky. It is common to pick an older processor to save costs, only for […]

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PCIe

PCIe Gen 4 Explained

The Peripheral Component Interconnect Express or PCIe as it is usually known is the most powerful interface for installing additional components on a motherboard. Offering higher data transfer rates than any other serial bus, PCIe ports are the preferred means for attaching expansion cards like a GPU or a Wi-Fi card. And like any other […]

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medical tablets

Uses For Medical Tablets

Full-fledged desk computers are rarely found in medical settings, and with good reason. They take up space that could be better used for diagnostic devices, and serve as distractions due to their noisy fans. Even if you install terminals powered by slim fanless systems, input devices like keyboards and mice accumulate germs and are not […]

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Is SSD Always the Better Option?

There has been a movement toward Solid State Drives (SSD) in the last few years. The reasons are obvious – an SSD operates much faster than a traditional hard drive and isn’t susceptible to mechanical faults. And while they used to sport very little storage capacity and were prohibitively expensive in the early days of […]

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Form Factors

How to Find the Best Form Factor for Your Embedded PC

If you have ever paid attention to the technical specs of a computer’s motherboard, you may have come across terms like Micro-ATX or Mini-ITX. Referred to as form factor, this name apparently decides the category of the motherboard. But how exactly do these form factors differ? Which form factor should you go for? Here is […]

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All You Need to Know about PCIe

Peripheral Component Interconnect Express or PCIe is one of the central connectivity technologies of a computer. It helps expand the capabilities of a PC and is an essential feature for any computing system, industrial or otherwise. But at the same time, not many people actually know much about this standard. Compared to the more ubiquitous […]

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