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
I recently upgraded my main PC and fell into the wonderful trap of adding just a few RGB elements. By the time I was finished it ended up looking like a unicorn orgy – hence the name of the build.
Back on the old Tech Made Easy site Synology were one of the first manufacturers to offer me any review opportunities, and for six years we continued to work together on reviews, news articles and competitions. I even got to travel to Old Trafford and sit in on a press conference for DSM 6 and… Continue reading 5 Years On: Synology DS412+
The web has changed a whole bunch since its inception and rise to prominence in the early 90s. Major companies were usually pretty quick to register their own domains, even if the content of their sites was minuscule compared to today. Join me as I take a look at some of the most popular websites… Continue reading Popular Website: Then Vs Now
What a difference 25 years makes Every now and then I come across a video online that makes me chuckle. On very rare occasions they also make me think, like this Microsoft advert from 1988.
We lost another good one…
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I’m leaving, on a jet planeSo, the last few weeks I’ve been sitting on some information and haven’t been able to share it until I got confirmation from my employer.