Category Archives: SGB IT

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 »

From Windows Vista to Windows 7 and Back

My home desktop is several years old.  I don’t game much, so keeping up with the latest and greatest isn’t really on my list of things to do.  If you’re a gamer, you want the latest and greatest because it gives you a richer experience.  And it gives you an edge over the competition; if… Read More »

Congress to spend $3B to crush TV

Well although some people seem really worked up about it I’m glad to see it happen. Congress is sticking to their Dec 31st, 2008 date to pull the plug on analog TV. They’re trying to pass a bill to provide a $3billion dollar subsity to “ease to transition” to digital TV. Now it’s pretty apparent… Read More »