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Technology Videos

Technology Videos

My YouTube video playlist of technology related videos.

Building an Extreme Rig in 2018

Building an Extreme Rig in 2018

Over a 30 year career in IT, as a youngster who regularly had a “good” PC, and later years a more conservative approach to hardware expenses, I decided that is time for the extreme rig, or end game pc as I like calling it. If you younger, you call it a “Dream PC”, because you…

William Banting – Letter on Corpulence

William Banting – Letter on Corpulence

In 1862. William Banting visited noted surgeon William Harvey, about his excessive weight. Banting had tried everything commonly suggested in his day. Exercise, fasting, purgatives, restricting his calories, and nothing worked. Harvey prescribed a diet he had heard about in France. The recommended diet was mainstream medicine in Europe, but not yet in the UK….

Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme X299 Motherboard

Asus ROG Rampage VI Extreme X299 Motherboard

The First Asus Rampage Extreme was released in 2008 for the first Core 2 Duo/Quad processors and brought the very best of every category to that platform, and each generation after Asus has done the same. Five major generations later, we get the ASUS ROG Rampage VI Extreme for Intel’s X299 ecosystem. Following tradition, this…

The Xforma MBX MKII Limited Edition Case

The Xforma MBX MKII Limited Edition Case

The MKII incorporates integrated features designed to provide clean, effective functionality solutions. From the mounting of liquid cooling components and drives, to the power and data cable management systems, every detail of every feature was scrutinized and fine tuned until we were 100% satisfied. The result is a complete, cohesive creation harmoniously blending form with…

LCD Panel Types

LCD Panel Types

There are many different types of LCD panel technologies used in the production of LCD monitors. They range from budget TN panels to expensive, professional quality H-IPS and MVA panels. The average consumer usually has no idea what LCD panel technology is used in their LCD. In fact, many power users are also unaware because the panel type is not often…

Double-Shot PBT Keycaps from Corsair

Double-Shot PBT Keycaps from Corsair

These PBT Double-Shot keycaps from Corsair is compatible with pretty much all of the K95, K70, K65, K66, K63 and Strafe keyboard models. Corsair is present in anything gaming related, mice, keyboards, coolers, power supplies, chassis, headsets etc. You can build an entire eco-system that is Corsair branded. PBT is short for Polybutylene terephthalate. This…

Questyle CMA600i Headphone Amplifier & DAC

Questyle CMA600i Headphone Amplifier & DAC

Standing as the company’s entry-level design, the CMA600i is based upon Current Mode Amplification. It’s the very heart of the system. What is it? Good question. Big question, actually and one that could easily take up all of the room of this review. So I will paraphrase. Questyle, for example, point to Transient Intermodulation Distortion…

The Sporty Corsair K95 RGB Platinum Keyboard

The Sporty Corsair K95 RGB Platinum Keyboard

Sportier design The craziest bit is that the K95 RGB Platinum is actually slimmed down from the K90/95 of old. Where once the K90 line sported 18 (yes, eighteen) macro keys on the left side of the keyboard, the new K95 RGB Platinum now has six. Whether it’s a cost-cutting measure, another sign that the…