What's the difference between Windows 10 Home and Pro? Building a PC can be an expensive venture, especially if you aim to play the latest games at their highest settings. When setting your budget, it’s easy to forget about the cost of your operating system. Unless you plan on using Linux, you’ll need either Windows 10 Home or Pro. Retail versions cost $119 for a Windows 10 Home license or $199 if you go with the Pro version—OEM keys that are bought with a hardware purchase cost $109 and $149. That’s a $40-$80 difference that could be put towards a better video card or more memory, but only if you don’t need the additional features Windows 10 Pro offers.Microsoft has offered a Pro version of Windows since the XP days, bringing with it additional features for power users that Home doesn’t offer. And while many of the extra features of Windows 10 Pro are clearly designed for business use, like group policy management and domain binding, there are other … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between Windows 10 Home and Pro?
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We're not sure what constitutes a gaming power supply versus just a regular PSU, but lest there be any doubt about the target audience, Antec's new High Current Gamer (HCG) says it right there in the name. Beneath the marketing, however, these look to be high-end models with a generous 10-year warranty.That means you're likely to upgrade your PC at least once, if not multiple times, before the warranty expires. Not that Antec is the only one offering a 10-year warranty—Corsair does for some of its PSUs, as does EVGA and Enermax.Equally important is the quality of components, because really, swapping out a dead PSU is not exactly fun. To that end, Antec says its HCG series uses 100 percent Japanese capacitors, the insinuation being they are less likely to bulge and burst like cheaper caps. In addition, the new PSUs feature a PhaseWave Design that "offers a server-class full-bridge LLC design with a synchronous rectification based on a DC-DC topology," and an extra capacitor on the … [Read more...] about Antec slaps a decade-long warranty on new power supply line for gamers
Microsoft is ditching the Win 10 S in favor of the “S Mode” in Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Enterprise which left the Windows 10 S users confused in terms of what would happen to their Win 10 S devices and now Microsoft has revealed that it will give free Win 10 Home upgrade to Windows 10 S Users. While Windows 10 S users can upgrade to any other version of Windows 10 but that would require them to pay some cash and only Win 10 Home upgrade is free. If you want to upgrade to Win 10 Pro then you will need to drop $49. Windows 10 S saw a limited release on Microsoft Surface Laptop and other budget laptops. The S mode for other the OS will bring the functionality of Windows 10 S, essentially locking out the 32 Bit side of the Operating System, essentially stopping Win32 apps from running on your PC. It would make sense for Microsoft to drop the Win 10 S entirely since this OS was targeted for performance and according to report, Microsoft is working on new version of Win 10 … [Read more...] about Windows 10 S Users To Get Free Win 10 Home Upgrade Following The Inclusion of “S Mode”
Microsoft has been supporting its latest OS with new feature and fixes along with different versions of the OS too which are designed for a specific work environment and Windows 10 S is one such version of Windows 10 but, Microsoft is dropping the support for this OS. Windows 10 S was rolled out last year as a competitor to Google’s Chrome OS. The OS was designed to be performance-centric, secure, and the only able to run apps through Windows Store. Microsoft has now decided to drop this standalone offering of Windows 10. While Microsoft is discontinuing it, however, its secure and performance-centric functionalities are being introduced to Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Enterprise as Microsoft will be adding S Mode to Windows 10 Home, Pro and Enterprise versions. Windows 10 S saw a limited release on Microsoft Surface Laptop and other budget laptops. The S mode for other the OS will bring the functionality of Windows 10 S, essentially locking out the 32 Bit side of the Operating … [Read more...] about Microsoft Ditching Standalone Windows 10 S In Favor “S Mode” For Win 10 Home, Pro And Enterprise
Microsoft has been supporting Windows 10 with new updates that bring new features and security to the operating system now it seems that Microsoft plans to roll out S Mode for Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Enterprise that would potentially convert the OS to Window 10 S but, without the removal of 32-bit components. Windows 10 S was rolled out last year to provide the users an experience focused on security and performance and it seems that Microsoft is looking to provide these features to Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Enterprise users. The clue that Microsoft intends to roll out an S Mode for Windows 10 home, Pro and Enterprise making them Windows 10 S, comes from the Bug Bash for the upcoming Redstone 4 update for Windows 10. One of the quests for the Bug Bash was to convert a PC to Windows 10 in S Mode. What S Mode will do is that it will lock down the 32 Bit side of the Operating System, essentially stopping Win32 apps from running on your PC. Furthermore, a report has made its way on the … [Read more...] about Microsoft To Roll Out “S Mode” For Windows 10 Home, Pro And Enterprise