Power Corrupts

It’s been 3 or 4 days now since i last had a blue screen of death. It looks like it was all down to that one stick of dodgy RAM i got but today i got & installed a new power supply unit, just to make sure my PC wasn’t being fed ‘dirty’ power by …

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Faulty RAM!

A couple of weeks ago, i got a new graphics card and some RAM. The new graphics card replaced what i correctly guessed was a dead graphics card. I installed the RAM and that was that, or so i thought. Since then, i’ve been having some fairly random problems…

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4gb RAM isn’t enough

If you’re wondering whether 4GB RAM is enough or whether you should go for 6 or 8 (or more) in a new PC, you’ll probably go off to Google and start researching. You’ll find that in general, people say 4GB is plenty although it’s almost standard today (2011). Last week, i upgraded to 8GB…

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Dead PC Fixed

There’s no worse feeling than knowing something you rely on is broken but not knowing how to fix it. Throwing money at someone is the only solution. That’s an expensive solution. There’s a few things in life that we use on a daily basis.. electricity, food, transport… being able to manufacture or fix all of …

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My PC needs surgery

When i got my current PC, Man Utd were a month away from being crowned champions of europe, 2008. I had no major hardware problems with it up until yesterday when my graphics card failed. The result was an infinite loop of streaky, colourful boot screens…

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