Monthly Archives: July 2010

Budget Build Part 3 – The build

In case you missed it, please check out the other parts in this series.  Why to Build a PC; Part 1 (Intro); and Part 2 (Part Selection). The build itself was the smoothest I have ever had.  Components have come a long way in the last decade and they are much more user friendly.  Remembering back to… Read More »

Why Build a PC?

In the next few days I will be doing a 4 part series on my build of a budget PC.  Before doing that though, I wanted to go a little more in depth on why I built my own as opposed to buying a name brand machine. Lifehacker has a great piece called “The First-Timer’s… Read More »

Link Roundup 7.7.10 Edition

Here are a few links from around the web today that I found interesting: SSD vs Hard Drives Comparison via Slashdot I actually found the Slashdot discussion more interesting than the post or linked article itself.  Personally, I am sold on the SSD drive for a primary OS drive.  The performance increase is will worth… Read More »

The Souls of the Fire Dragon Review

The Souls Of The Fire Dragon by John Wrieden Jakob’s Goodreads Rating: (2) of 5 Stars – “It was ok” Recommended for: Fantasy Readers Book description: Fate leaned back in his chair and smiled. “The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference.” Death nodded in concurrence. “Wake up, Akea, and see… Read More »