bios (6)

How To Fix A Bricked Motherboard it your PC lost power during a BIOS

Your PC lost power during a BIOS update because of a freak thunderstorm or a circuit breaker, or you just tripped over the power cord, and you've bricked it, meaning you now have a...

28 November

Can Memory DAMAGE Your CPU?

If you buy something, you want it to fulfill its proper function, whether that's cleaning your toilet, mowing your lawn, or giving you a dining experience, similar to what's indica...

12 August 2020

History Behind Ctrl-Alt-Delete and other key combinations?

It's been a long time since the days of command line computing, where we accomplished the vast majority of tasks with a keyboard and the use of a mouse was rare or unknown. But eve...

09 August 2020

Why CPU Sockets CHANGE So Much

Have you been scrimping and saving for a new CPU? You'll be in for a bit of a nasty surprise once you realize that you also need a whole new motherboard, just because those pesky C...

12 June 2020

ASUS TUF FX505DU In 2020? Game Performance vs 2019

Let’s see if the ASUS TUF FX505DU in 2020 performs any better than when I originally tested it 10 months ago after the latest driver, BIOS and game updates to see if it’s still w...

05 May 2020

MSI GS66 Undervolting Testing

So far all 10th gen Intel laptops I’ve tested can’t be undervolted with Intel XTU or Throttlestop, presumably due to the Plundervolt vulnerability. I’m not certain, but think that...

28 April 2020