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Reviews of products I’ve purchased or used.

Monoprice Maker Select Ultimate Review

I've been wanting a 3D printer for quite some time. I had been eyeing the Ultimaker 3+, but the price was more than I was willing to spend. I even reached out to them looking for a review sample or discount and...

Drakon DK706 Review – Best Gaming Chair?

In this post we're going to do a Drakon DK706 review! Drakon recently reached out to me and asked if I would like to receive one of their gaming chairs for review. I couldn't have been more thrilled. My younges...

4 in 1 PCIe Risers Tested and Explained

When building a GPU based mining rig you're obviously going to need a bunch of GPUs. These GPUs will be connected to a single motherboard. That immediately becomes a problem. Most motherboards only have one or ...

The Best Jigsaws for Woodworking

When I was younger I used my father's jigsaw a lot. I remember it well. It was Black & Decker model from the late 1970s or early 1980s and it was total junk.  I remembered thinking the jigsaw was one of the...

The Best PCIe Riser Cards

If you recently got into GPU mining Ethereum or some other cryptocurrency, then you probably wondered why all these hardcore miners were using riser cards! The answer of course is three fold. They need to 1) fi...

The Best Powerline Network Kit

I've spent a lot of time helping friends and family over the years with their home networks. One thing I have determined without fail. The absolute best powerline network kit is the TP-LINK AV2000 Gigabit Power...

Best Wi-Fi Access Points of 2018

I talk to people every day about computers and electronics. From friends and family, to business colleagues, to vendors selling equipment. There is one statement I hear constantly and it drives me crazy. "The W...

Best Power Supply for Mining Cryptocurrency

When building a GPU based mining rig, research shows there is a lot of misinformation going around that makes it difficult to decide what to purchase. This has a lot to do with the nature of mining. Its somethi...

Best Cases for Mining

If its not just crazy obvious, mining has become a big deal. There is some serious money being put into mining! Today, even some of the big clearing houses and brokerage firms are dipping their toes into crypto...

Quietest CPU Cooler

If you follow me closely, you're probably aware that I recently did a pretty sweet mining PC build. This mining PC sits in my office about 3 feet from desk where I write posts for this blog, work on my day job ...