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Having the knowledge regarding computers and its surrounding technology is key but sometimes it never hurts to learn some more. Our guides section will help assist you along the way.

With simple features showing you how to install components such as memory, solid state drives, graphics cards and processors to the more advanced articles that delve into the  complex world of Network Attached Storage, Routers and how to make your very own solutions for a low cost outlay including the migration over to them.

We cater for all levels of expertise and are keen to push the boundaries of how far hardware and software can go and what the resulting factors are once the products get there. With simple to follow along guides, you should be rest assured that you can sit back, read up and maybe even try doing it yourself. I mean, how hard can it be, right?


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Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – The 5 Biggest Fails Of 2018

The 5 Biggest Fails Of 2018 Well, 2018 is nearly over and boy has it been a bit of a mixed bag this year! We’ve had a lot of good things and we’ve had a lot of bad ...

December 27, 2018 at 9:00 am by
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Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – The 5 Worst Games Of 2018

Mikes Rant – The 5 Worst Games of 2018 Looking at the year as a whole, I think it’s pretty fair to say that it may, to many, feel more than a little underwhelming. ...

December 23, 2018 at 9:00 am by
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Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Top 5 Games Of 2018

Mikes Rant – Top 5 Games Of 2018! Having been a gamer for a very long time, I daresay at this point I’m probably an addict that in 40 years will be sitting in my ...

December 22, 2018 at 9:00 am by
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Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Last Minute Present Ideas!

Mikes Rant – Last Minute Present Ideas Christmas is nearly upon us and as such you might be panicking to think what you can get your significant other for the seasonal ...

December 21, 2018 at 9:00 am by
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Mikes Rant – Christmas Edition – Top 5 Tech That Died In 2018

Mikes Rant – Tech That Died In 2018 When we come to the end of the year, we are always left to reflect on the tech casualties that have left us this year. Yes, a rather ...

December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am by

Does Updating Your GPU Driver Increase Performance?

Does Updating Your Graphics Card Driver Increase Performance? The chances are that if you were to buy a graphics card the drivers it was supplied with would likely be out of ...

October 2, 2018 at 6:46 pm by

Nvidia RTX Series Guide to RayTracing and DLSS

Nvidia RTX With the launch of the new NVIDIA RTX graphics cards, the gaming world is ready to be taken by storm by the latest technologies and innovations in rendering ...

September 28, 2018 at 6:12 pm by
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Free Software Alternatives And Options For Your Windows PC

Software Alternatives Windows 10 is perhaps one of the best loaded operating systems to date. There is very little that it doesn’t have a program for, with a few notable ...

August 23, 2018 at 6:59 pm by

Mikes Rant – Is There Any Point In Going Dual GPU?

Mikes Rant 13 For a significant period over the last 10 years, we have seen many users who have gone down the road of dual GPU systems. For those unaware, this build ...

August 19, 2018 at 10:34 am by

How To Redeem A Game Code On Steam – PCMasterClass

How To Redeem A Game Code On Steam As part of a new series of how-to guides, we at eTeknix want to address many factors in PC ownership that some people might be struggling ...

August 15, 2018 at 10:50 am by
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The Elder Scrolls VI – What We Know So Far!

The Elder Scrolls VI – Updated 7th January (The Most Recent Updates will be in bold) One of the biggest surprise announcements at E3 2018 was The Elder Scrolls VI. While ...

June 19, 2018 at 9:58 pm by

Mikes Rant – Money I Wasted On Bad Tech Purchases!

Mikes Rant 5 – The Worst Tech Products I Ever Bought! When it comes to technology, I am something of a compulsive buyer. I see something, I like it, the blinkers drop ...

March 23, 2018 at 10:00 am by
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Mikes Rant – The Over and Misuse Of The Word Troll

Mikes Rant 2 – The Over and Misuse of the term ‘Troll’ Before I start, I think I should qualify that people being horrible to others is clearly not a nice ...

March 2, 2018 at 2:20 pm by
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The eTeknix Group Goes Live On Steam

eTeknix Are On Steam You may, or may not be aware, but we at eTeknix have a group page on Steam. Yes, we will admit, it has been somewhat neglected over the years, but eTeknix ...

March 1, 2018 at 5:21 pm by
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Mike’s Rant – Why I Hate System Snobs!

Mike’s Rant Number 1 – Why I Hate System Snobs! We would all like to have a nice PC. Let’s face it, it’s what most of us who own them aspire to. ...

February 23, 2018 at 8:51 am by

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