Tag: Corsair

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

My Next “Big Upgrade”..

I am almost 100% decided on the next upgrade for the box, which will be used mainly for gaming and a bit of development work, decided to keep the current case instead of spending extra bucks on some fancy pantsy solution, for no real purpose. The case which I currently got is sufficient for what

Upgraded CPU Cooler, done.

Yesterday I bought a new CPU cooler, a small one, a so-called “closed loop” water cooling solution from Corsair, with a 140mm fan on the radiator. Here’s what Corsair says about it on their site: Hydro Series H90 is a 140mm all-in-one liquid CPU cooler that provides better cooling with lower noise than other high-end

Watercooling Products Finally Ordered

Good day, friends.   Today I have placed an order for the following items: Cuplex Kryos XT (CPU block) GELID Solutions GC Extreme (Thermalpaste) Mayhems Aurora Nebula Blue (Coolant additive) Corsair Vengeance C70 Arctic White (Case) EK-Reservoir Combo DCP 4.0 (Pumps. One for the CPU-loop, and one for the GPU-loop) Masterkleer PVC 19/13mm UV-white, 3,3m (Tubing)

Elric Talks SSD Performance, Prices and More

Elric, of Motherboards.org, talks about SSD performance, prices and that prices of such appliances are dropping quite much. [youtube_sc url=http://youtu.be/pi7TzU8pgto?hd=1 rel=0 fs=1 autohide=1 modestbranding=1] I am myself using a OCZ SSD for my OS. It sped up things considerably and I had no negative experiences at all with this drive. I recommend getting SSD; mechanical

Gondor & The Workstation

I’m just posting two pictures, one of Gondor: my pit bull puppy, I also named one of my servers “Gondor”, see http://gondor.holocaust-news.com – that server has been online since 67 days approximately. You could say I’m a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien and his works, and naturally the “filmatization” of his works, or some of it  So

Planned system-upgrade

My new, planned system-upgrade, will consist of these items: CPU: Intel i7-3820 (4 cores is enough for what I do) Motherboard:Asus Rampage IV Extreme ASUS RAMPAGE IV EXTREME Memory: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 24GB CL9   The exact product may change but I will definitively get these from Corsair as they have been great for me in