Who would have thought a motherboard wouldn’t sleep because of a default jumper setting?
Getting the Samsung ML-1210 driver to work well with Windows 7 wasn’t straightforward. Fortunately, the trick to get it working is easy.
The northbridge on the X58 PRO-E is notorious for getting hot. I walk through the process of pulling the heatsinks and applying new paste to bring those temps down.
I look at the Sonata III with a comparison against the old piano-finish variant.
A look at the DWA-160, with a deeper focus on the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz aspects.
Lapping a CPU – the process.
A look at overclocking the E2140, and results!
A detailed pinout and instructions for using SPDIF via the Audigy 2.
I grabbed my first ever USB hub – the i-rocks IR-4300 and gave it a whirl. Pictures, specs, and instructions are included.
A look at Logitech’s headset, and some problems I ran into 2 days later.
A look at the GA-8I915ME-GL motherboard. Fairly spec oriented, though I do include screenshots of the BIOS as well.
A look at a monitor that nobody’s ever heard about from a company that nobody’s ever heard about.
Far too often, people compare the prices of printers at face value. Years later, they may have spent 10X the amount in ink.
A UPS is one of those things that should be a no-brainer. No, it’s not an exciting purchase. Know what else isn’t exciting? Brownouts, power surges, blackouts, and fried computers.
A solid $40 power supply without frills.
Spoiler: Less wasted heat, less money wasted on electricity.
Fixing up worn out mouse feet with some common items.