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Is 1TB SSD enough for PS5? How Big of an SSD should you get?

Storage in PS5 has always been a big point of discussion since its inception. There are quite a few reasons for this. In this article, let me address some very important issues and queries around PS5 and its storage. Starting with the most common one, Is 1TB SSD enough for PS5? It depends on how many games you play at the same time. That said, 1TB SSD is indeed the sweet spot for most users….

3 Reasons Why SATA SSDs are Still Worth it in 2023 and Beyond!

Are SATA SSDs worth it? The question has substance for a variety of reasons. There was a time, and not that long ago, when you would get a top-of-the-line NVMe SSD for a blazing $1500. As of today, you can get the same SSD for just shy of $250. Storage technology is advancing at a rapid pace. For a time, the only way to speed up your PC was a RAM upgrade or getting new…

Do you need NAS drives for a NAS? 5 Best Budget NAS drives

You, me, and all of us are witnessing the boom of technology in a way none of us would have imagined a decade ago. While the facets of this boom are diverse, there is one common denominator at the core. Storage. I still remember a time when you clicked a photo and waited at least a week before you could see your clicked picture in your hand. Today you can shoot a video, modify it,…

Best 256GB SSDs for Laptop | Top 6 SSDs for Upgrading Laptop!

It’s not wrong to say, SSDs are the real OGs of the pc hardware world. I have never found anyone who was satisfied with how fast his or her PC is right now. You may build your PC with the best hardware available currently, in three months you will find yourself wishing you had ‘that’ part. That part could be anything. A better CPU, the new series of GPU, the DD5 RAM, or that motherboard…

Is PS5 worth it if you have a PC? | Top 5 Factors to Consider

You know we think that the console vs PC gaming battle will find closure one day or the other. Well, we should have known better. As much as we like to give each of them its place, people somehow find a way to keep the argument going. But there are some very important insights to be made when it comes to the argument. Arguments that for some reason seem to not find substance in console…

Are B550 Motherboards Worth It? | 5 Points to Consider Before Buying!

Not very long ago, choosing the ‘right CPU’ wasn’t even a choice. Nobody asked what CPU are you using in your gaming PC or workstation. Nobody bothered. The answer was almost always Intel. It all changed when AMD decided to kick things up a notch and introduce Zen architecture-based Ryzen line of CPUs. Fast forward to this day, as per Mercury Research, AMD’s market share is 25.6% of the overall x86 market. There have been…


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Do you need NAS drives for a NAS? 5 Best Budget NAS drives

You, me, and all of us are witnessing the boom of technology in a way none of us would have imagined a decade ago. While the facets of this boom are diverse, there is one common denominator at the core. Storage. I still remember a time when you clicked a photo and waited at least a week before you could see your clicked picture in your hand. Today you can shoot a video, modify it,…

6 Creative Uses of Old Kindle Devices | Upcycle Old Kindle

I still remember the day I created a review article on the kindle paperwhite in 2015. It was one of my first posts here on yantraas and it was special for me because it was one of the first devices I bought from the money I saved from my first job. Just yesterday I was reading a book on my kindle and I thought man this thing is getting old. Don’t get me wrong, my…

Are B550 Motherboards Worth It? | 5 Points to Consider Before Buying!

Not very long ago, choosing the ‘right CPU’ wasn’t even a choice. Nobody asked what CPU are you using in your gaming PC or workstation. Nobody bothered. The answer was almost always Intel. It all changed when AMD decided to kick things up a notch and introduce Zen architecture-based Ryzen line of CPUs. Fast forward to this day, as per Mercury Research, AMD’s market share is 25.6% of the overall x86 market. There have been…

Is Thermostat Necessary in a Car? (3 Potential Consequences!)

I don’t usually like bringing in personal experiences in posts, because I like keeping every article crisp, clear, and to the point. But I hope you will forgive me for sharing and getting a little personal in this article for the simple reason that the context screams for it. So, my first job was as Deputy Manager in a leading automobile firm that creates trucks. Now, the reason I took that job is because I…

Is Thermostat Digital or Analog? (Differences Explained!)

First, let me tell you why this question is so important and relevant. Because when talking in terms of electronics the word thermostat can mean one thing and in terms of modern gadgets, the term may mean a completely different thing. In the light of that understanding, the question can be answered in two routes. One from the context of practical electronics and the other from the context of smart gadgets. Because in technological terms…

Is Thermostat a Sensor? (6 Temperature Sensor Types Explained)

When I first started with electronics creating a temperature sensor-based monitoring system was one of my first projects. When I took the project, it was like a wake-up call. I was so confident of whatever it is that has been taught to me in the class that I will be able to create the project without any problem. But how wrong I was. Yes, I completed the project alright, but in the process, I learned…


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Do you need NAS drives for a NAS? 5 Best Budget NAS drives

You, me, and all of us are witnessing the boom of technology in a way none of us would have imagined a decade ago. While the facets of this boom are diverse, there is one common denominator at the core. Storage. I still remember a time when you clicked a photo and waited at least a week before you could see your clicked picture in…

Are Thermostats Interchangeable? | 2 Crucial Checkpoints!

One of the most important factors in making a living space comfortable is temperature control. Out of all the smart gadgets that I discuss on this blog, discussions on thermostats have been the most “heated” ones. And for good reasons. In this article let me address one of the most frequently popping questions in thermostat discussions. Are thermostats interchangeable? The answer is no, thermostats are…

Why Are Gaming Mice So Expensive? Best Budget Gaming Mice!

So, why are gaming mice so expensive? Before I answer that question, let me tell you why the question is so relevant. You see if you are keen enough to notice patterns you will see that whatever product has a gaming tag associated with it, demands a premium price. I have been talking about this for so long in so many of my previous posts….

Do Quiet Mechanical Keyboards Exist? | Best Quiet Mechanical Keyboards

Somewhere on one of the forums that I continuously visit a person asked a very important question. He said, I write a lot so what is the best investment I can do to enhance my writing. I straight away answered, get a nice mechanical keyboard. I received a lot of appreciation you could say for suggesting something so simple and obvious. However, a few days…

Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world…

Can I Use An Old Power Supply For A New PC? Or Do I Need A New One?

So, do you need a new power supply or will an old power supply work with a new computer? I am surprised that such an important question is discussed so little. Choosing the right power supply is a very crucial part of a pc building process. What’s even more surprising is that when it comes to prioritizing pc parts, a power supply finds a back…

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