Tag: hard drive

Friday - May 20th, 2022

Comparing M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD Versus SATA 3 SSD

My recent opportunity to build a new main desktop has resulted in me learning about a new (to me) style of SSD called the M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. Since my new PC build’s motherboard supports this form factor of SSD drives, I decided to test its speed compared to standard SATA 3 SSD. The difference is huge on the scale of moving from a spinning hard drive to SSD many years ago.

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Windows 10 RS5 Build 17692 Adds Files On-Demand Storage Cleanup Option

When Microsoft released Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17692 to Windows Insiders last week they added the ability to have Storage Sense manage when files stored on OneDrive and marked for local storage could possibly be moved back to a cloud-only status. By default it is set to 30 days but you can go into the settings and either turn it off or set it for a different time frame.

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