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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 ...

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...

The Best Video Capture Devices 2018

I'm not a big fan of these "best of" or "top xxx product" articles that a lot of websites seem to post these days. Mostly because I know they are SPAM and they are simply posting the article to drive revenue an...
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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...