Building a computer: guide on how to pick the best parts

Building a computer: guide on how to pick the best parts

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Why you should avoid cheap and poor quality components when you building a computer. If you are thinking about building a computer for yourself or someone else. Are you confused about all the different brands? In this post I will go through the different brands and which ones to stay away from and which brands you should be putting on the top of your list. Building a computer isn't really that hard at all, building a good stable and reliable computer that lasts for years is a little trickier.  The reason for this is that buying cheap parts can hunt you down the road, and you will learn your lesson, trust me on this. The motto really is true You get what you pay for If it looks like its…
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Desktop Best Buy Guide: May 2020

Desktop Best Buy Guide: May 2020

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We are in May already and its time for the next Desktop Best Buy Guide a lot of people have to work from home, and children are off for the whole year that we have to homeschooling, tax returns are helping and the stimulus and unemployment are helping us through the COVID-19 pandemic.  Intel and AMD have both released new processors that are affordable and energy efficient and perform. As in the previous desktop best buy guide I will only recommend high quality brands and parts that I will personally will use. We will have 3 categories. Mainstream game system $800, budget system $400, for office and internet, and HTPC $500 that you can use on your TV to record and watch streaming content like Netflix. Mainstream Game System As…
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Review: A Great LTS release with sharp edges

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Review: A Great LTS release with sharp edges

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Introduction to Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa   With the latest 20.04 Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu Linux a lot of exciting new features and improvements has been added. The Ubuntu developers have been working hard on this release that is scheduled for April 23rd. The 20.04 release will feature the 5.4 kernel and Gnome 3.36, this release will be supported for 5 years. Whats New in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Ubuntu 20.04 comes with a flicker-less booting experience and will now show the computers O.E.M. logo which you see with Windows 10. Ubuntu 20.04 will be coming with a brand new theme called Yaru, Yaru will ship with a default theme light theme and dark theme. The Amazon app is not be available anymore (yay) due to poor…
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Desktop Best Buy Guide March 2020

Desktop Best Buy Guide March 2020

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Introduction: I wanted to do a best buy guide of a desktop game system, from high quality parts and a balanced fair price. There are many reviews on tech sites of systems $2000+ to play games in 1440p, that is definitely not true anymore. I have been building computer systems for 20+ years, and learned a lot down the road. Here in this best buy guide I show you what I would build for a customer. I will not lower myself to cheaper parts, because in the end it will hunt you down. Down here I show you that you can build a complete gamer PC for under a $1000, that can run most games in 1440p with all settings on max!   Best Buy Guide of March 2020 PROCESSOR…
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Protect your computer from Malware in 10 steps

Protect your computer from Malware in 10 steps

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Introduction: With the release of Windows 10 in 2015, Microsoft brought the Windows operating system to a whole new level. With features such as touch optimization, brand new features like app store builtin security and faster and much more amazing new features that helps with productivity like virtual desktops and improved security. Still the underlying architecture is still based on Windows NT and the popularity of the operating system it still a big target for hackers, scammers, and criminals to get your money and your files. While Microsoft has greatly improved and automated the security of Windows 10 with automatic updates and Defender, encryption, and a firewall we still have to take some hands on action to secure our devices and activate the backup system. How to protect your computer…
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10 Reasons why you should start using VLC media player

10 Reasons why you should start using VLC media player

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Introduction: There are many media players out there. Some of the popular open source media players are VLC media player and MPlayer, MPC. The main reasons I love about VLC Player that its more than just a video player. It can convert, it can stream, it can record, it can rip CD's DVDs and Blu Ray and much much more. It truly is the Swiss army knife for Video / Audio. And all of this for free! 10 Reasons why you should start using VLC media player It's open source software. Which means you are free to use the player in any circumstance, it's safe and you can modify the source. You can also port VLC Media Player and modify it and redistribute it, as long as you give the…
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11 Reasons the free Zorin OS Linux could be the right choice for you

11 Reasons the free Zorin OS Linux could be the right choice for you

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Introduction: Windows 10 has been out for almost 5 years it's a great operating system, and personally I like it. But it still suffers from the basic core issues. By design the OS is not truly multi user, you cannot login the OS twice. And its not true multi desktop, I like it that they try to implement it and they went on the right path, but it doesn't work the way Linux does. Privacy is another concern for example telemetry is deeply woven into Windows. Windows 10 now sends statistics and targets ads. And you login with the MS account you use online, which I don't like neither. This is the move to make Windows 10 as a service and to integrate it into the cloud. Other thing is…
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