Guides


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?


AMD CPU Installation Guide

How to Install an AM4 AMD Processor

For first time PC builders, putting together a system can be anxiety inducing. Which is why it is important to be familiar with the components first before proceeding. This ...

December 5, 2017 at 10:49 am by
Beginner's Intel CPU Installation Guide

How to Install an 115X Intel Processor

Every user who has built their own PC started somewhere. It might be overwhelming at first, but once you get the hang of it, PC assembly is actually quite easy. This guide ...

December 5, 2017 at 9:15 am by

Create Your Own Router and Firewall Solution

Over-the-counter routers are fine and work as they should, but they simply aren’t enough for some of us. Quite a few of the standard routers located around the homes of ...

May 9, 2017 at 9:34 am by

AMD Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards – What We Know So Far!

What is RX Vega? The next-generation of AMD graphics cards, powered by their new RX Vega architecture. The new cards will be a direct replacement for their previous flagship ...

May 5, 2017 at 10:37 am by

Know Your NAND: Storage Types Explained

We throw a lot of terminologies around when we report on solid state drive storage and you probably noticed them all at some point. However, you might not know exactly what ...

March 11, 2017 at 11:00 am by

A Year With NVMe RAID 0 in a Real World Setup

Introduction There are a lot of misconception and some right information out there when it comes to the combination of solid state drives with RAID setups and what better way ...

December 15, 2016 at 9:00 am by

We Create A Complete Media Center Solution with the Thecus N4810

Introduction Long gone are the times where your NAS only served the single purpose of holding all your files in a centralized location. Today’s NAS are equipped with ...

December 11, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

What is Sapphire Nation?

Sapphire Technology – Who are they?  Sapphire Technology is a global manufacturer of computer hardware, specialising in graphics cards, the most important aspect of a ...

November 28, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

A Simple Guide On Flash Drive Partition Removal in Windows

Introduction Windows is a great operating system in many ways, but it also has its shortcomings in some areas and at times some hard to understand limitations. One of those ...

October 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

NAS Migration Guide – Synology Edition

Introduction There can be many different reasons why you’ll want to migrate from one NAS to another, but the two most common ones are probably that you’ve run out ...

October 16, 2016 at 9:59 am by

A Brief Introduction to Storage Connectors and Protocols

When it comes to storage, then there are a lot of different connector types and protocols which might confuse some. Today I will take a little look at the most common used as ...

October 9, 2016 at 10:03 am by

News Feed Cluttered with the Wrong Content? Here’s How I Fixed Mine

Facebook News Feed There’s no doubt about it, the Facebook news feed has become a lumbering and bloated mess, and more often than not you’ll be seeing the posts ...

September 8, 2016 at 2:43 pm by

FreshTech Solutions Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

FreshTech Solutions is one of the leading system integrators in the UK and forged an impressive reputation for their huge range of pre-configured PCs. Whether you’re on ...

April 22, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Basic Solid State Drive Features Explained

When we report on storage news as well as in our reviews, we use a lot of terms and features that might not be familiar to everyone. The words and acronyms sound good and you ...

January 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

eTeknix 2015 Christmas Buying Guide – Treat Yourself or Someone Else!

The time for holiday festivities is almost upon us and as the modern tradition of consumerism continues to grow, it becomes harder and harder to pick the right gifts for ...

December 2, 2015 at 10:00 am by