Microsoft’s long-anticipated Windows 11 is finally launched, and along with that, people have got what is the biggest dilemma for buying gadgets — whether they should invest in a new machine or if their old one is good enough to last a few more years. And this dilemma especially comes striking when a new operating system is out. Such as Windows 11. Microsoft’s new Windows brings a number of changes, including a clutter-free and pretty design for PC users. And because Windows 11 looks so enticing, people are asking if their old computer can run it or if they need
It appears that Intel’s 600 series chipset — built for Alder Lake — will not support the Gen 5.0 standard, per a report from HardwareTimes. According to a PCI-SIG certification, Intel’s future Alder Lake-supported chipsets will max out at Gen 4.0 speeds running in an x4 configuration, meaning the only Gen 5.0 support Alder Lake will see is through the CPU lanes alone.
We don’t know why Intel cut Gen 5.0 support from the 600 series chipsets, whether the it’s cost issues or capability issues. Either way, this could be a positive strategy for Intel to keep Alder Lake
Last year, Microsoft announced that DirectStorage would deliver the same benefits of the Xbox Velocity Architecture to the PC side of gaming. The company has shared some details of how DirectStorage can accomplish this goal, and what the required specs for the feature are.
If you want to use DirectStorage, you’ll need a PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD and a GPU that supports DirectX 12, though Microsoft apparently says a DirectX 12 Ultimate GPU will provide the best solution. A limited preview of the feature