Intel's "Optane" memory could be the future of computing. This is why.
Whether you're using a laptop or a desktop PC, it's no secret that old mechanical hard drives (HDD) are sloooooooow, at least when compared to solid state drives (SSD). In days gone by, you might only have had an HDD inside your system, which meant lots of storage but painful performance.
The way it's done mostly nowadays is by pairing an HDD for mass storage with an SSD of much smaller capacity for booting Windows and some other key applications.
But Intel came up with something that may well change the very future of computing: Optane memory. So what's it all about?
Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...