The Budget Box • Decent Performance • For Everyday Computing • Gaming with add-on GPU Granted, if you just need to create a few documents, watch YouTube videos, and check your email, you can get by with a simpler setup. However, our budget build gets you a system acceptable for any role apart from running graphically intense applications. Throw a budget graphics card into the mix and you'll have a humble solution to gaming as well. Component Product Price Processor AMD Ryzen 3 2200G $96 Motherboard ASRock AB350M $55 Memory Patriot Viper Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2400 $83 Graphics Integrated $0 Sound Integrated $0 Storage Crucial MX500 250GB $70 Case + PSU Rosewill R536-BK $70 Core System Total $374 Motherboard, Processor, Memory Our last budget choice, the Pentium G4600 was impossible to beat last year. Now replaced by the Pentium Gold G5400, it doesn't bring anything new to the … [Read more...] about TechSpot PC Buying Guide
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--The "NAS Buying Guide" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.There are five types of NAS systems used for shared file data: NAS gateways, Integrated NAS solutions, Cluster-Parallel file systems, NAS accelerators and wide area file services (WAFS).Some advanced file storage capabilities (see Features below) to look for in vendor NAS storage include: snapshot or point-in-time copies of file data; data reduction; and remote data mirroring/replication. Finally, as data centers consolidate more file data onto fewer NAS systems, high performance flash storage, high availability/fault tolerance, and non-disruptive upgrades should all be critical considerations.A few new capabilities in the file storage space have recently emerged:File analytics - this provides statistical and other information about file data;Cloud file services/tiering services - this supplies file or archive services for specific public cloud storage providers; … [Read more...] about NAS (Network Attached Storage) Buying Guide 2018: Storage Features & Functionality and Several Performance Rankings
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--The "StorInt SAN Storage Buying Guide" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.This SAN (Storage Area Network) Storage Buying Guide provides a detailed review of:Fibre Channel (FC), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and iSCSI SAN block storage arrays, which includes features and performance to help guide your storage purchase decisions. Better SAN storage acquisition should boost application performance, increase end-user satisfaction and enhance IT ROI.We expect that new CIOs, IT architects and storage admins will use this guide to learn about vendor offerings, functionality and storage performance to better understand what to look for when selecting SAN storage systems. Moreover, from our buying guide experienced CIOs, IT architects and storage admins should be able to easily understand new storage features and functionality and gain a better appreciation of how current storage systems perform under various application … [Read more...] about SAN (Storage Area Network) Storage Buying Guide 2018
Amazon Echo is among the first and biggest smart speaker devices to live in the homes of millions. It houses Alexa — Amazon's own voice-activated AI assistant, which helps you with general inquiries, ordering takeout, calling for an Uber and other such services, controlling some smart home devices, and also makes it very, very easy to shop from Amazon's massive catalog. In order to get Alexa to as many customers as it can, Amazon offers the Echo in 7 different variants, coming in all shapes, sizes, and with different price tags. Basically, if you want an Echo, Amazon made sure that it'd have the right one for you. Now, we only need to make sense of all the different features each one has, in order to pick the best one in accordance with our needs. That said, we present to you the PhoneArena buying guide for the Amazon Echo speakers: Cheap and effective — Amazon Echo Dot (2nd generation) Pros Cheap at $49.99Super compactFully-featured Alexa speaker Cons Sound … [Read more...] about What’s the best Amazon Echo? Depends on your needs. Check out our buying guide!
When it comes to buying a smartphone, there's a huge list of devices to choose from. Today's market is flooded with handsets spread across different price tiers and niche sectors. Then, we have mobile carriers offering various discounts, deals, or monthly payment plans to make the purchase of that one expensive handset that much easier for the customer.One of these carriers Verizon Wireless... you know — only the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the US currently. Chances are, you may be looking to sign a new contract with Verizon and may be wondering which of their phones would make for a good purchase.Well, no worries, we're here with a buying guide for you! Just decide how much you are willing to spend on that new handset and then click on the appropriate category below:$0 - $10 per month (up to $250 retail)($0 per month or $168 retail) Pros Cheapest Verizon smartphone you can get right nowHas fingerprint scanner and metal build Cons Not much in terms of … [Read more...] about Wondering which phone to get from Verizon? Here’s our buying guide!