Published: Tuesday, August 29, 2023 - Events
Gigabyte invited myself and a handful of other tech journalists to attend the AORUS Z790 X Media event in San Diego which they called “Fast Track to Gen X – Speed Simplified”. This event served as a formal announcement for the Z790 X line of motherboards and might be one of the most exciting product refreshes I have ever seen.
Published: Thursday, June 8, 2023 - Retro
I started building a Baby AT Slot 1 build and was concerned that I was getting the best performance. To settle the concern I set out to test four Baby AT Slot 1 motherboards across a variety of processors. What really amazed me is how good the memory controller really was on the 440BX compared to the competition at the time.
Published: Monday, June 5, 2023 - Modding
The Double Sub Subwoofer enclosure build continues and in this article we are covering the assembly and finishing of the final design complete with wood veneer, black stain and clear coat.
Published: Friday, April 21, 2023 - Retro
No RetroPC project is complete without a dial-up modem. Problem is, landlines are a thing of the past and the software available on Retro machines was designed for the technology of the time. This project is designed to bridge the gap using modern technology so that our solution works and still looks exactly like a Supra FaxModem 288 from the outside.
Published: Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Events
While many would argue that the Consumer Electronics Show has transformed beyond its intended purpose there is still some very interesting things that companies show during the event from simple upgrades to personal electronics to the latest in hydrogen powered cargo ships. For the most part you won’t find the latest in computer components at CES, that is unless you know where to look.
Published: Sunday, January 8, 2023 - Modding
The Double Sub project was suffering from port noise called "Chuffing" and to solve this I 3D Printed a custom port and matching flange.