System Admin

Installing a cooler on a processor
Background to the experiment: CPU cooling (LGA775 socket) was provided by the CNPS7700-AICu cooling system. Intel Pentium D930 processor, was purchased in 2005. At that time, quite powerful and expensive.…

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The best gaming graphics cards
The gaming industry does not stand still. Every day we can watch all new releases of cool gaming accessories (keyboards, mice, rugs and headsets). The same goes for gaming hardware.…

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Modernization of old PCs
Immediately, I note that the article is not one year old and it was left on the site for a change. It is clear that now on the market there…

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The computer does not turn on: reasons

It is probably hard to imagine a more terrible start to the working day: you sit down at your computer, press the power button and … nothing, but only a black screen! Agree, there is no worse problem with a PC than that when the computer does not turn on. There are many reasons why the computer does not turn on and there are very few clues about what caused such a serious malfunction. In fact, in this case there is one obvious symptom – absolutely nothing works 🙁 Nevertheless, if you approach this problem more seriously, it may turn out that the user can independently perform initial diagnostics and with a high degree of probability determine the reasons why the computer stopped turn on.

The computer turns on but does not start
Why the computer does not turn on: overheating!
In our material today, we have compiled for you the most common causes of computer failures, after which it stops turning on. So, if you encounter any of the following problems, then our article is for you. Continue reading

How to calibrate a monitor

How to calibrate a monitor
Many people look at computer monitors all day. And if you read these lines, most likely you are also looking at the monitor screen. But how many people spend time calibrating the color of the monitor? Correct calibration ensures that your colors and black levels are correct and that your monitor provides the best picture for editing and viewing images and videos. In addition, your eyes will be much easier!

Nevertheless, it is not necessary to contact specialists with a request to correctly adjust the color rendition of your monitor. But this is an extra cost in time and money. But, a quick calibration of the monitor can be done at home. So, on your own, you can significantly improve the picture quality of the monitor, without which all the advantages of new-fangled technologies like HDR and UHD remain useless. Continue reading

How to assemble a gaming computer

Buying a new gaming machine is a big investment in these financially difficult times. A capable PC that will cope with the latest gaming releases for at least 18 months starts at $ 800. But, no matter what you want, you need to make some compromises.

But in the world of gaming PCs, it is true that a true gamer must assemble his car himself. Therefore, in our material we have collected for you three configurations: budget, optimal and progressive. So, let’s see what is inside them and find out how to assemble a gaming PC …

Your choice here is mainly between two manufacturers: AMD and Intel. AMD shines in the budget segment, as Intel chips are often prohibitively expensive or inferior to their AMD counterparts. Therefore, in the budget version, our choice fell on the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X, which is capable of much more than what is being asked for. Continue reading

Dummies about computers

This article is for those who flew to Mars about 70 years ago and lost contact with the Earth. And when they returned, they discovered that new obscure words appeared in the human language. One of these words is COMPUTER. Let’s try to explain to them what is …
Computer
A computer is an electronic computer (abbreviated computer). Well, what is a computer? 70 years ago, the word “Machine” was already known, so we will not explain its meaning. There will be no particular problems with the word “Electronic” either (by the way, 70 years ago this word could no longer be surprised). What about Computing? What does she calculate and who needs it? It is not such a simple question if you try to give a complete and accurate answer to it. But since we are teapots, then to hell with them, with these calculations. That’s when we learn programming, then back to this issue. In the meantime, let’s deal with the basic concepts that have anything to do with the COMPUTER. Continue reading

The best games of 2015-2017 that you could miss

We present a selection of ten excellent games that came out unnoticed against the backdrop of the masterpieces of the gaming industry, but they are definitely worth playing.
We will not talk about such expected games as The Witcher 3, Fallout 4, Battlefield 1, which everyone has heard and many gamers have been waiting for years. Instead, we will talk about games that came out relatively quietly and unnoticed by some players, but nevertheless offer a very decent gameplay and plot. Continue reading

How to recover data from a USB stick or memory card after formatting
Probably, everyone faced a situation when, after connecting a USB flash drive, memory card or even an external hard drive to the computer, a message appeared saying that they need…

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How to recover data from a USB stick or memory card after formatting
Probably, everyone faced a situation when, after connecting a USB flash drive, memory card or even an external hard drive to the computer, a message appeared saying that they need…

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Best Chrome Browser Plugins
We present to your attention a selection of the most useful extensions (plugins) for the Google Chrome browser in 2017. In today's world, most people use the Internet every day,…

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Cleaning the DVD drive
As I wrote earlier in other articles, the biggest problem for a computer is dust. It clogs wherever possible in such quantities that sometimes you are simply amazed. An optical…

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