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.
Living in India has its perks. Sure it’s hot, it’s often smelly, the airs polluted and there’s people everywhere. But, there is a huge amount of manufacturing here and prices are often based on what people can afford, not what companies want you to pay.
A while back I was in need of a new case for my Unicorn Orgy build. I’d tried cramming all the hardware into a Corsair Carbide Series case but it was all a bit cheap and plain looking. I took myself off to Nehru Place where I found the excellent Deep Cool Matrexx 55 case… Continue reading Review: Deep Cool Matrexx 55 Case
Many modern homes could benefit from having some sort of personal server to house files and run things like a media server, private cloud, IP CCTV or download server. For a long time I would have suggested using a pre-built NAS system from the likes of Synology. I reviewed an awful lot of their devices… Continue reading Ultimate Home Server Part 1 – Hardware
I’ve never bought in to the idea that you need to spend an awful lot of money to get a usable experience with a mouse. Not to say that the uber-expensive offerings from Logitech or Corsair aren’t good products, they just don’t offer the best bang for the buck. My preference has always been to… Continue reading Review: Redragon Gainer M610 Mouse
Mobile workers dream
Wireless AC + ADSL2 modem
Faster than Wireless-N, but disappointing range Since moving in to our new place, we’ve really struggled to get a decent WiFi signal to all corners of the apartment. It’s a little bit larger than our last place, but the construction is concrete/steel rather than the brick and stud-wall construction, which is relatively easy to get… Continue reading REVIEW: D-LINK DIR-868L WIRELESS AC ROUTER
Powerline and WiFi in one box