Seeing as my main gaming rig is also my video editing PC and it now sits in my workshop, I’m in need of a “basic” gaming PC for the living room. Check out my video build vlog to see what components I chose and how it performs.
The current pandemic has given me an opportunity to take stock of things, an opportunity which was way overdue it seems. For the last couple of years I’ve juggled, not always succesfully, a number of obligations. This has led to a couple of periods of poor mental health, which I’ve been able to get through… Continue reading Two-Group Mentality
Quick post to say I’m very pleased to announce that Tech Made Easy now has dedicated Amazon Store pages on both the US and UK portals. Amazon.com Shop Amazon.co.uk Shop
Never one to be fully satisfied I decided I needed a faster processor in my personal rig, and seeing as I didn’t have £750 to burn on AMDs flagship 3950X I had to set my sights one rung lower and settle for the 3900X.
If you’re a regular reader you may have noticed that a whole bunch of “old” content has appeared on the site recently.
I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. For most of the last six years my family and I have lived overseas because of my work. In that time an awful lot has changed. I went from newly engaged, to married, to a father. I went from a technican to a manager and a mentor.… Continue reading The Work-Life Balance
What a stroke of luck. After pretty much giving up hope of ever reclaiming this web address I managed to contact the current owner and made him an offer to buy it back. For those not in the know, TechMadeEasy.co.uk is a website that I set up in late 2009 while living in Budapest. It… Continue reading So, Where Were We?
I have owned dozens of PCs over the years but some just stick with you forever, check out this video where I run down my top 10 favourite PCs of all time
I’ve often wondered just how much your CPU can really affect the performance of a gaming PC. Surely most of the grunt comes from the GPU? As it happens I had a couple of different systems to hand; my old i5-4690K rig and my AMD Ryzen 2600 machine, the results were quite interesting: Short answer:… Continue reading Can your CPU Really Bottleneck Your Graphics Card?
I’ve been an AMD fanboi for as long as I can remember. My first PC that I bought with my own hard earned money was an AMD K7 (Athlon) back in 2001. So I was super excited with the announcement of AMD’s Zen2 and Navi platforms, both running on a 7nm process. So what was… Continue reading AMD Ryzen 3800x / 5700XT Build