An interesting and useful chart for wannabe Personal Computer hardware geeks to help identify the hardware parts in computers. I don’t know how up to date it is. Click image to biggify.
This cool video of a hard drive in action shows how its arm seeks across its platters. I’m surprised hard drives last as long as they do.
Strip Out The Fans, Add 8 Gallons of Cooking Oil: Common sense dictates that submerging your high-end PC in cooking oil is not a good idea. But, of course, engineering feats and science breakthroughs were made possible by those who dared to explore the realms of the non-conventional. They recommend motor oil, although they used vegetable oil. I wonder when you’d have to change the oil?
Build the Most PC for Your Money: A lot of you have expressed interest in finding out what we think is the best value for your dollars. What CPUs, hard drives, video cards, and other components will get you perilously close to the extreme high end, without making you spend extreme dollars? That’s sums up today’s build-it project. When choosing each component for this system, we asked “What gives you