Informative Articles from Industrial PC
Hard disk drives (HDD) are made primarily of a magnetic platter. A mechanical arm moves across the platter as it spins to read/write 1’s and 0’s to platter. The process of reading and writing the data is very mechanical on the HDD.
Solid State Drives (SSD) have no mechanical or moving parts and the data is stored on microchips. This makes the SSD drives more efficient at reading and writing data to and from the drive. Hard drive failures are reduced greatly by switching to SSD drives.
The SSD drive read and write speeds are much faster than those of the HDD drive. This will decrease the computer boot time and should improve the performance of the machine greatly.
The above picture illustrates the physical difference between the two types discussed
The biggest question often overlooked: How long does an SSD last?
There are three SSD storages are available: Single Level Cell (SLC), Multi-Level Cell (MLC) and Triple Level Cell (TLC). It is simple logic that the more data saved per cell is saved, the higher the wear level. When only reading data, an SSD will not wear out. The life of an SSD depends on the write and delete operations.
This paper covers the basic comparison of the two technologies and touches on the different levels of SSD. Next month’s entry will break down the differences in Solid State Drive offerings.
Featuring CPU-based pricing, the ability to turn off Windows updates, and long term support, Windows 10 IoT could be the best choice for your Industrial PC.
Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Licensing Levels
With the first release of Windows 10 IoT, Microsoft introduced Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) with availability until 2026. In the 2019 update, Microsoft moved to the Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) providing support until 2029. For both LTSB and LTSC, licensing is based on the processor in the computer.
Entry: Intel® Atom™, AMD E1, E2, A4, A6, G-Series, Selected Intel® Celeron® (N3160, N3060, N3010, N2930, N2807, J1900)
Value: Intel® Pentium®, Rest of Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3 and i5, Intel® Core™ M, AMD R-Series, A10, A8, Rest of FX Models.
High-End: Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Xeon®, AMD Selected FX Models (FX 7500, FX 9370x, FX 9590, FX 7600P)
For help selecting the right operating system, contact us to discuss your short and long-term requirements.
Industrial PC receives the Outstanding Performance Partner of the Year Award from Neousys Technology.
A touchscreen is a 2 dimensional sensing devices. Industrial PC, Inc. supports several types of touchscreen technologies:
We have added some new products recently that are MIL-STD-810G tested. You might have seen that are thought, “What does that mean?”.
Well here is your answer.
Industrial PC offers panel PCs and industrial monitors in both standard and high-bright models. The 1000+ NIT high-bright displays are sunlight readable and perfect for outdoor applications. Both the panel PC and industrial monitor come in a variety of sizes from 7 to 17″.
Common sense leads us to believe the faster the clock speed the better CPU but that could be a costly decision. Intel Corporation has a strong hold on the CPU market in the x86 arena and offers the user so many choices it can be daunting. Let’s try to make some sense out of the different x86 CPU available and what gives users the “most bang for the buck.”