Cat 5 Ethernet Cable

Cat 5 vs Cat 6: Full Comparison

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Key Points Cat 5 and Cat 6 are both kinds of wires that you would use to connect to the internet Different colors of both wires mean different functionality. The Cat 5 cable succeeded the Cat 4 and served as the standard wired connection to the internet from 1995-2001. Cat 5 vs Cat 6 – […]

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Switch lite vs Switch

Switch Lite vs Switch: Full Comparison

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Key Points The Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular video game systems of all time. This Nintendo Switch Lite product has less effective specs and comes at a cheaper price. The Nintendo Switch is the 4th most popular Nintendo system ever sold.  TLDR: Serious gamers, go for the Nintendo Switch. For budget-conscious, less-frequent […]

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dvi vs hdmi

DVI vs HDMI Full Comparison

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DVI vs HDMI: 11 Must Know Facts HDMI and DVI cables are capable of handling most computing and gaming needs. A typical DVI or HDMI cable that measures 6 feet or less usually has a price tag of under $10. HDMI is ideal for high-end audio and video requirements. DVI can only transmit video. You […]

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Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro

Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro: Full Comparison

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Windows 10 Home vs Windows 10 Pro: 10 Must Know Facts It costs $99 to upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro. Most home computer users will not require Windows 10 Pro such as word processing, web search, gaming, and third-party applications. New computers with Windows 10 typically have 10 Home installed by […]

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exFAT vs FAT32

exFAT vs FAT32 Full Comparison

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Key Points: FAT32 is considered to be the most compatible file system type in existence. exFAT’s file and partition size limits are so vast that they are considered realistically unlimited. FAT32 is for transferring smaller files from device to device and exFAT is for storing large files on external drives and flash storage devices. exFAT […]

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USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0

USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0 Full Comparison

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Key Points: USB 2.0 transfer rate capability was advanced with the 3.0 update. The rates are 480 Mbps versus 4.8 Gbit/s. With extra connections, the 3.0 allows more data bandwidth and for signals to be sent and received simultaneously. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was developed as a standard to define communication protocols between computers […]

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exFAT vs NTFS

exFAT vs NTFS Full Comparison

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Key Points NTFS is the standard format for use in internal hard drives on a Windows PC system. exFAT is an advanced version of FAT32, but it is less compatible with older systems and hardware. exFAT is the go-to format for external hard drives. It provides read and writes across multiple operating systems at a […]

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ssd vs hdd

SSD vs HDD: A Full Comparison

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One of the essential decisions when buying a computing device is the storage options for your data. The types of storage drives on the market today are the older hard disk drives (HDD) and the newer solid state drives (SSD). Budget computers still tend to ship with hard disk drives, but the price per gigabyte […]

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QLED vs OLED

QLED vs OLED: Full Comparison

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QLED Vs. OLED: The Key Differences Explained Although these two acronyms look almost exactly alike, the difference between QLED and OLED is an important question for people who are looking for a new television or computer monitor. QLED is a relatively new branding term created by Samsung that gives the impression that it is similar […]

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2.4 vs 5 GHz

2.4 vs 5 GHz: Full Comparison

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Key Points: Based on your needs for internet and WIFI speed, you can take your pick on these two types of frequencies. Use the 5 Ghz for higher speed when you are close to your internet source. Use the 2.4 Ghz when you have barriers or some distance between your device and the internet source. […]

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Cat6 vs Cat7

Cat6 vs Cat7: Full Comparison

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Key Points: The main difference is speed rating and frequency. Cat7 can transmit data faster. Cat6 can support speeds up to 10 Gbps at 250MHz, while Cat7 can support speeds up to 10 Gbps at 600 MHz. Cat6 vs Cat7: The Key Differences Explained Ethernet cables are divided into many different types. Two of the […]

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x86 VS x64

x86 VS x64: Full Comparison

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Key Points x86 (32-bit) ISA systems only support up to 4 GB of RAM and can only transmit 32-bits of information. x64 was an improvement on the x86 ISA created by Intel but was actually made by AMD. 32-bit is still preferred for audio. x86 VS x64: The Key Differences Explained The terms x86 and […]

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FreeSync vs G-Sync

FreeSync vs G-Sync: Full Comparison

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FreeSync vs G-Sync: 5 Must Know Facts G-Sync monitors tend to cost more than their FreeSync counterparts due to the need for proprietary components in the display to enable the technology. Most G-Sync monitors can run FreeSync technology, but FreeSync monitors don’t support G-Sync proprietary hardware. All monitors certified for G-Sync support High Dynamic Range […]

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32 bit vs 64 bit

32 bit vs 64 bit – Full Comparison

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32 bit vs 64 bit: Must Know Facts The difference between the two processing units is in more than just mere graphics and power. 64 bit computers also come with additional security features that make it far less likely to be infected with a virus or other malware. It is also critical for data download […]

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AMD vs Nvidia-header

AMD vs Nvidia: Full Comparison

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AMD vs Nvidia: 5 Must Know Facts AMD, despite its appeal to budget builders, is much more of a mature company than Nvidia, having been founded nearly 25 years earlier than Nvidia. Graphics cards from both companies are very close in performance, but Nvidia’s RTX series does a much better job with ray tracing and […]

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OLED vs LED

OLED vs LED – Full Comparison

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OLED vs LED: Must Know Facts A common issue with OLED and LED lights is that they will get confused for LCD. LCD stands for liquid crystal display and is merely a reference to the screen or display. As such, any device – such as a TV, micro computer, laptop, or phone –  can be […]

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DVI vs VGA

DVI vs VGA: Full Comparison

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Key Points DVI and VGA are different cables to connect a monitor. DVI and VGA are considered to be classic connection methods that are outdated. VGA is an analog connection, while DVI is a flexible technology. Computers, servers, and hardware that produces video signals require a method to transmit video information for viewing, editing, or […]

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1080p vs. 4k — what's better?

1080p vs. 4k – Full Comparison

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1080p vs. 4k: Must Know Facts 1080p has fallen increasingly out of favor with game designers, camera operators, and more. This has occurred as 4K devices have become more commonplace. However, 4K is not the most advanced resolution that is commercially available. That belongs to 8K, which is rapidly being adopted in certain sectors and will […]

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Zoom vs. Skype — which is better?

Zoom vs. Skype – Full Comparison

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Must Know Facts Skype was purchased by eBay in 2005, then by Microsoft in 2011.  Both Skype and Zoom offer robust encryption options, something that is necessary for family and business uses.  Pricing options have changed significantly throughout the history of both platform’s existence but Zoom’s current freemium options have helped to give it more […]

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SD vs HS

SD vs HD – Full Comparison

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SD vs HD: Must Know Facts Standard and High Definition both apply to many forms of audio-visual media, but are generally understood to be the resolution on televisions or other visual mediums, like a computer monitor.  Most newer technology that is available today is High Definition. Standard Definition equipment began to be faded out in […]

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Firefox vs Chrome

Firefox vs Chrome Full Comparison

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Firefox vs Chrome: 6 Need to Know Facts Chrome is by far the most popular web browser with 65 percent of market share while Firefox is used by about 10 percent of internet users. Firefox has a richer feature set to disable tracking, and its open-source model makes it a much more trusted choice for […]

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PNG vs JPG

PNG vs JPG Full Comparison

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PNG vs JPG: Must Know Facts The development of the PNG format came after the GIF format was patented by Unisys, a technology company. This caused a great deal of consternation among internet users and led individuals – including the PNG’s creator, Thomas Boutell – to seek to create an alternative format to the GIF.  […]

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analog vs digital street drawing

Analog vs. Digital – Full Comparison

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Analog vs. Digital: Must Know Facts The primary difference between analog and digital signals is the way in which the signals are transmitted. Analog signals are recorded and transmitted “as they are,” while digital signals are recorded into binary format, allowing for more extrapolation and manipulation. Data is much easier transmitted in digital form and […]

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http vs https

HTTP vs HTTPS Full Comparison

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HTTP vs HTTPS: Must Know Facts The default port use for HTTP (port 80) and HTTPS (port 443) helps to explain some of the differences in performance between the two.  Use of https over http has steadily increased. Half of the internet used https as of 2017, and that number is estimated to have increased […]

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