Computers

Posts about modern computers and peripherals

Best GPU for Mining Cryptocurrency in 2018

Recently I did a quick video on my mining rig build. It turned out to be a very popular video. Something I didn't really expect to happen. The comments section raged on over my choice of GPU. Some people immedi...

Tour of my Mining Rig

Cryptocurrency is all the rage right now. Bitcoin (the most popular type of cryptocurrency) has made national headlines recently for reaching its highest valuations yet - almost $20K/bitcoin. In this post and v...

Building my New Desktop and Gaming Rig

I’ve been planning to build a new gaming pc build for quite some time. Unfortunately so many other things just seem to get in the way. Well now that time is finally here, and I went all out on this bad boy incl...
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About my Synology RS2416+ and a review!

Since my home network tour a lot (and I do mean a lot) of you have asked for more details on certain parts of my home network. The most asked question is of course why I chose a Core i7 over a XEON. Followed ri...

The LattePanda Single Board Computer (Intro)

Whether you’re building an arcade or some other contraption, the goto board for most of these projects has been the Raspberry Pi series of single board computers. Since the Raspberry Pi runs an ARM Cortex proce...

Custom Observium Dashboards

If you've seen any of my videos, like the recent Tour of My Home Network then you've probably seen my custom Observium dashboard. I am asked multiple times per day how I was able to produce this custom dashboar...

Tour of My Home Network (and More!)

So I have had a ton of requests over the years to give a tour of my home network. Honestly, I never gave the tour because I just didn't think people would be that interested in what I had. Well I have had enoug...

Venting a Server Closet (The Right Way)

A lot of people these days are building homes or buying homes that have network or A/V closets in them. On many of the higher end homes, these builders will hire audio-visual companies to actually do the instal...
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Review of the Synology NVR216

Surveillance systems are something that used to be considered a nice-to-have. With today's crime rates, and lawsuit happy customers it just makes sense to have something like the Synology NVR216 in your persona...

pfSense Rules not Working?

pfSense has to be the greatest thing to ever happen to the open source firewall movement. It's a one of those open source products that's truly a game changer. It runs on just about any hardware, whether it be ...