Using a Hybrid Hard Drive (SSHD) For Gaming

In the past, particularly a decade ago, there was only one type of storage device with which users can configure their system, and that was the traditional mechanical hard disk drive (aka HDD). In 2007 a new alternative, yet very expensive, storage solution emerged and presented itself as a super-fast replacement for the currently commonly-used mechanical drives. In the early years of SSD emergence, they were unbelievably expensive to the extent that only rich people can obtain one for their computers.

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Will A Fast Storage Medium Enhance Gaming Experience?

In the pursuit to enhance video gaming experience there are many gamers who think that with obtaining the fastest storage medium for their gaming computer they will get, in return, a better and more flexible gaming experience that will make them better enjoy their games. But with putting this claim into experiment, the resulting fact is not as they want to know. There have been many reports published online that state that the high-end storage device where the game files are installed will only increase the gaming performance a little bit, just by loading the game files faster and that’s all. Otherwise, the frame rate and clearance of the image will not increase at all as that’s the responsibility of the graphics card and the CPU.

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Different Types Of Solid State Drives (SSD)

Solid-state drive (SSD) has become a very popular and well renowned storage subsystem that features a viable alternative to the widely-used traditional hard disk drive (HDD) which is based in its architecture and functionality on mechanical operations to perform the requested mission. Solid state drive on the other hand is way different although its use purpose is quite the same which is storing data and make them available once required, but with a speed up to 4 times greater than mechanical hard drives.

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Distance Learning, Online Education, Electronic Education, Electronic Learning…Call It What You Want.

Whatever you want to label “learning at home” and however you want to define the latest buzz words for non-traditional education, you can find a program and method that suits your needs. Right now over 1.2 million people in the U.S. participate in some form of distance learning, with a projected expansion to 2.3 million in just a few years.

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Top Ten Helpful Hints to First Year Teachers

As an elementary and junior high school principal for many years, I was often asked for advise by new and enthusiastic teachers on my staff. Here are the 10 things that I told them to consider doing or thinking about during that first year of their careers.

1. Become familiar with the school site and district office facilities and resources.
Your school site and the district office media center can be valuable resources to tap into. Most school site have storage areas or closets with shared grade level curriculum resources and materials. The administrator or a veteran teacher would be the person to point you in the right direction. Depending on the size of the school district, a district library or media center will have materials available for checkout. Many districts have a new teacher orientation day to provide information about materials, procedures, insurance coverage, staff development and other key topics.

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Is Your “A” Student Getting C’s?

Don’t let your child slide by with C’s when you know he or she could be getting A’s. All children have untapped potential that parents can help bring out. Since students in the United States are in school fewer days and fewer hours than many other countries, this leaves many hours available for parents to step into a role far more influential than they might imagine. Education isn’t just the teacher’s job. A parent is a child’s first teacher from birth to school age. Involved parents can make a difference in their child’s success in school using some common sense approaches that are important to do.

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