hardware (139)

Unveiling Oculink: The Underappreciated Contender in Connectivity

Have you ever wondered about a technology named Oculink, reminiscent of something out of a sci-fi villain's arsenal? Despite its intriguing name, Oculink isn't about controlling robotic appendages but rather revolutionizing connectivity. In this arti...

Jacob Enderson · 6 hours ago · 7

The Importance of Aftermarket CPU Coolers

When it comes to building a PC, enthusiasts often ponder whether a system looks woefully incomplete without a fancy aftermarket cooling solution. The temptation to purchase an all-in-one cooler with vibrant RGB lights is strong, especially if one pla...

Jacob Enderson · 31 January · 114

What Happens When You Remove Components from a Running Computer?

So, you've entertained the thought: what would happen if you started removing components from your computer while it's still running? While it might not be a common occurrence, let's explore the consequences of such actions. The CPU - Brain of the Co...

Jacob Enderson · 16 January · 149

Demystifying New Tech: What You Should Know About Your Latest Gadgets

In the world of technology, receiving a new gadget is always exciting, but it comes with its fair share of questions and concerns. In this article, we'll address some common misconceptions associated with recent tech gifts. Let's delve into the insig...

Jacob Enderson · 15 January · 173

The Evolution of PC Ports: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Do you ever wonder why nearly every external device you connect to a PC uses a USB port? The simple answer is that it's a lot better than the way it used to be. Before USB became the standard, there was a whole litany of port types, making connecting...

Jacob Enderson · 14 January · 131

The Global Sand Shortage: A Critical Issue

Introduction The idea of running out of sand might seem absurd considering the vast deserts covering our planet. However, the reality is more nuanced, and the global demand for sand is reaching unprecedented levels. In this article, we'll delve into...

Jacob Enderson · 12 November 2023 · 84

The Importance of Glass Substrates in High-Performance CPUs

When you think of high-performance CPUs, your mind likely races to the marvel of shrinking transistors over the years. This technological feat allows us to cram an extraordinary number of transistors onto a single chip, leading to more powerful and e...

Jacob Enderson · 31 October 2023 · 61

Exploring Thunderbolt 5: The Future of Connectivity

The tech world is abuzz with excitement as the latest in connectivity standards takes center stage. USB-C enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to, as not only is the iPhone embracing this technology, but there's also a new contender in town - Thund...

Jacob Enderson · 21 October 2023 · 176

Understanding CPU Scheduling and Multitasking in Modern Computers

When we say we're multitasking, it's a term we throw around lightly as humans. But do we truly multitask? Not really. Our brains can swiftly switch attention from one task to another, but is that how a computer's Central Processing Unit (CPU) works?...

Jacob Enderson · 12 October 2023 · 106

The Best Gaming Laptop Under $400: A Surprising Find

When it comes to gaming laptops, we often associate high performance with a hefty price tag. However, there are hidden gems out there that defy this convention. In this article, we'll explore a gaming laptop that packs a punch for under $400 USD. Yes...

Jacob Enderson · 15 September 2023 · 33

Unveiling the Power: 5 Best LGA 1151 CPUs for Exceptional Performance

In the ever-evolving world of computer hardware, choosing the right CPU can be a game-changer when it comes to boosting your PC's performance. One socket that has been a go-to choice for many enthusiasts and professionals is the LGA 1151 socket. It h...

Aaqil Hussaini · 12 September 2023 · 30

Debunking Common Misconceptions About PCs

There's a lot of bad advice out there. Just look at the relationship forums on Reddit. But today we're going to steer you away from some common misconceptions about PCs that even you enthusiasts might have fallen for. Graphics Card Upgrade: A Waste o...

Jacob Enderson · 08 September 2023 · 45

Intel's Power Via: Flipping the CPU Game

Intel is on the brink of revolutionizing the world of modern CPUs, and they're doing it by turning the traditional CPU architecture upside down. In the coming year, they're set to introduce a groundbreaking technology known as "Power Via" to their ne...

Kelly · 04 September 2023 · 40

The Worlds Smallest Ryzen Gaming PC: Minisforum EM680

In this article, we'll be delving into the intriguing world of mini PCs, particularly focusing on the EM680 model. This petite computing marvel boasts some impressive specs despite its diminutive size, making it a compelling option for a variety of t...

Jacob Enderson · 31 August 2023 · 56

Inside the Silicon Brain: The Hardware Behind Chat GPT

When you fire up ChatGPT, you're connecting to a big silicon brain that lives somewhere and contains something. So, what exactly is that thing? What is the hardware that runs the chatbot you've fallen in love with? Let's dive into the hardware infras...

Kelly · 31 August 2023 · 44

The iPhone Keeps Restarting: Understanding the Issue and Ways to Troubleshooting

Introduction: Imagine you're in the middle of an important phone call or trying to capture a precious moment with your camera, only to have your iPhone abruptly shut down and restart. It's frustrating, isn't it? You need a thorough troubleshooting...

Alex · 31 August 2023 · 49