The Folly of the Gaming Laptop

I see it all the time.  Sometimes in Reddit’s “buildapc” section, sometimes from my google adventures and sometimes from friends.  I don’t quite understand the desire, but I think if anything it’s simply really effective marketing.   Most commonly, a kids graduate high school,…

Computer Concierge Service

So after work today I stopped by my local Microcenter, because I was looking at the i7 930 processor they had for $200 vs Newegg’s $290. While I was standing next to the processor cabinet, two guys approached the area and started talking about…

Sound Blaster Audigy 2

I realize this card is like…. 7 years old? But it wasn’t really being used in my server so I put it into the rig and now I have sound! I put it in the PCI slot furthest from the graphics card so it…