Category: Hardware

My personal NAS

I built a personal NAS[1] solution back in November of 2015 and it is a “budget solution” mostly based on hardware I already had lying around here at home. It consists of the following hardware: CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz Motherboard: ASUS P8B75-MLE Memory: 8GB Kingston HyperX Disks: 1 WD Red 2TB for

New system up & running!

[divider]Video Description[/divider] Combobulated is the keyword (is that even a word?) At any rate, this is a system I pulled together from bits and pieces and a CPU which was sent to me from Hong Kong. The CPU is a E8400, socket 775. Motherboard? Asus Maximus Extreme, see: http://k0nsl.org/bag/hardware/Asus_Maximus_Extreme/ Cooling? It’s passively cooled by a

The E8400 Finally Arrived

My Core™2 Duo Processor E8400 finally arrived from Hong Kong today. It cost me less than $19 altogether. And I already have a board for it – my Asus Maximus Extreme. A board I have never even used. It’s in mint condition. I’m not exactly sure what use I will have for it at the

Fix AMD Mouse Corruption

This is only a temporary fix for the dreaded “AMD Mouse Corruption”-issue, not a final solution by any means. If all the other solutions has failed, such as re-flashing your card with another BIOS, or whatever else you may have tried, then perhaps this will be of benefit for you. It’s just a simple solution

My Asus Raidr

I bought an Asus ROG Raidr today, you read more about it at Asus website: http://www.asus.com/ROG_ROG/RAIDR_Express_PCIe_SSD/ Here’s how it compares to my previous SSD drive, an old OCZ SSD. I’ll be installing Debian on the “Raidr” later today  [divider]OCZ SSD[/divider] My trusty old OCZ SSD: [divider]Asus Raidr[/divider] Now for the ASUS RAIDR Express PX2-240GB: …see the