Apacer and Zadak have announced the world's first M.2 SSD equipped with a PCIe 5.0 interface.Apacer's new SSD is AS2280F5, while Zadak's is called TWSG5.Both have the same features.Image source: WccftechThe novelties offer very high performance.They are made according to the NVMe 2.0 specification.The claimed sequential read speed reaches 13,000 Mbytes/s, sequential write speed - 12,000 Mbytes/s.Random write performance figures have not yet been specified.The Zadak TWSG5 SSDs come equipped with two radiators, an aluminum one and an ultra-thin graphene one.This allows its use in various computer form factors, including notebooks.Apacer devices are also equipped with cooling radiator, but only large aluminum one.It is noted that the new SSDs have backward compatibility with M.2 PCIe 4.0 slots, but of course they can not provide the claimed speed there.All novelties are provided with a five-year warranty.Information about capacity options and approximate price is unfortunately not available at the moment.
Apacer releases AC533 pocket hard drive with USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface
Apacer has announced the AC533 portable hard drive.It's available in three color choices--Garnet red, Vibrant blue and Jet black.Picture source: ApacerThe drive uses USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface to connect to a computer.Customers can choose from 1, 2, 4 and 5 TB capacity options.The first two versions measure 133.45 × 79.4 × 17.2 mm and weigh 175.25 g, the other two are 133.45 × 79.4 × 25.2 mm and 282 g.It is said to be compatible with Apple macOS, Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems.Removable rubberized pads provide additional protection.The USB connector has been tested for 10,000 cable entries/disconnections and is available with Apacer Data Manager software for data backup and syncing.The warranty is three years.
AMD to unveil Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards tonight
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