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How to Choose Network-Attached Storage (NAS) for Home or Small Office?

Those who work together on photo editing, video editing or in any other industry that requires storing lots of videos, photos or other files, sooner or later realize that storing files on separate computers is not the best idea. Moving files between PCs—especially if they are large—becomes an incredibly...

How to Choose Power Supply for PC?

Some argue that CPU or a GPU is the most important part inside a PC, but we can tell that that title may go to a power supply unit, also known as a PSU. Ok, maybe it is not the most important but not a thing you need to...

How to Choose an External Hard Drive?

Today we will take a closer look on how to choose the external hard drive for your computer, laptop or tablet. We’ll explain basic things that will help you to make the best choice for your needs. First, answer the question: why do you need an external hard drive?...

How to Choose a CPU Cooler?

Buying a good CPU cooler is extremely important, especially if you plan to load your PC with heavy tasks that demand lots of power. For regular home use or office tasks beefy cooler is not necessary but for gaming or other heavy workloads, a good cooler is a must....

Choose the Right Hard Disk Drive for Your Servers

Hard Disk Drives (simply HDD) are different when it comes to servers. This segment has higher standards and requirements compared to regular home usage thus you need to pay more attention when choosing the right Hard Disk Drive for a server. In this article we will consider the basic...

Choosing RAM for PC: Purchasing Guide

RAM is like a «gateway» between slow hard drive and fast processor. It has a much higher data transfer rate than a solid-state drive, so the operating system loads into the RAM from the hard disk, as well as frequently used programs. And the speed of the programs and...

Notes about USB Extender over Twisted Pair (UTP)

Recently we had a rather interesting device in our hands: active USB extender (or USB RJ45 Extension adapter). At the same time, the seller promised that we will have an opportunity to extend the cable and connect USB devices to computer at distances up to 150ft (45 meters) with the help...

How to Choose Server for Small Business?

In this tutorial we will clarify key points that will help you to determine what type of server is the best solution for small business and give a price range for typical server models. Server Basics Although a small server can’t be different from the modern desktop computer, both...

What’s the difference between AMD and INTEL processors?

Since you are reading this article, we are sure that you know the basics about a processor and its purpose in a computer. But as a short reminder — a processor is a circuitry which is responsible for performing control, logical, arithmetic and input-output operations in a computer as...