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?


Create Your Own Router and Firewall Solution With pfSense

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

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

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

How to Rollback From Windows 10 in a few Clicks

Windows 10 has finally arrived and already accounts for an estimated market share of 0.375%. Microsoft’s figures suggest a staggering 14 million devices were activated ...

August 4, 2015 at 6:15 pm by

Graphics Card Buying Guide Spring 2015

Introduction Graphic outputs are the most important output of the computer no matter what someone tells you about how an Intel i7-5960x is the best CPU there is, you still ...

May 30, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

System Buying Guide

Introduction Picking the system that is right for you can be tricky. Sure you can head down to your local retailer, or favourite online store and pick all the parts you need, ...

May 18, 2015 at 11:00 am by

eTeknix 2014 Christmas Tech Buying Guide

Christmas time is almost here and as we wrap up warm over winter, we’re also wrapping up on a year of incredible products here at eTeknix HQ. We’ve had hundred of ...

December 10, 2014 at 12:13 pm by

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