pc hardware

Directive: Prying the top panel from the bottom panel

How to put an SSD harddrive in Asus U36SG Ultrabook

This article will show you how to upgrade the harddrive in an Asus U36SG ultrabook with an SSD harddrive. Benefits include better throughput performance on your system, longer battery life, a lighter laptop, and a cooler & quieter environment. Getting to the harddrive requires a bit of work with this model.… Read the rest

A long wait

I’ve been waiting for my new graphics card to arrive since before Christmas!!! I even sold my ex-graphic card a few weeks ago in anticipation of a timely delivery. Boy did I pwn myself well; I haven’t touched a game since January 12th!!!!!!!!!!!!!!… Read the rest

Athlon FX-55

I was cruising around on ebay during the weekend and saw an offer that I could not resist. It was too good to be true: The user had a perfect rating, and an item whose very name would cause most hardware fanatics to drool.… Read the rest

Thermaltake Armor Jr.

My birthday present from me to me, a Thermaltake Amor Jr. case Yes, I’m nerdy. But hey, I have the best looking PC on the block and you know it:D Sadly, supposedly quiet fans didn’t meet my expectations, as usual so I had to splurge on a fan (and I have some from before).… Read the rest

Building xiO 2.5

As some may know, I am a hardware enthusiast. Some might also know that my pc is historically named xiO. I saw an offer on Ebay for an Athlon64 FX-55, one of AMD’s VERY high-end CPUs, around December 14th and this set in motion a system upgrade.… Read the rest