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Samsung Portable SSD T1

Headline: WOW! Great performance in a small package! So recently I was copying my music from my external drive to my notebook and it seemed to take forever. So I investigated a new external drive. My Seagate Slim Black USB 500GB I’ve been very pleased with this drive. It is a physical drive so it […]

Dell Precision M45oo Review

Headline: I’m very happy! Details My wife gave her computer to a friend… Her needs were different from the capabilities of that computer. It was a nice computer – a tablet PC with 250 GB hard drive, but no battery life and fairly weak graphics and CPU performance. So she convinced me that I needed […]

My Turbo Boost Is Not Working…

Headline: If you are using PassMark PerformanceTest to test your i7 processor with Turbo Boost, make sure you have the latest version of their software. A bug in versions prior to build 1016 would cause Turbo Boost to stop working once you launched PerformanceTest (at least on a 64-bit machine). Strange but true story… I […]

Entertainment Wins–Hi Resolution Loses

Headline: 1920 x 1200 resolution loses out to 1920 x 1080 (1080p). Not news, but it seems to have gone unnoticed by many. I was thrilled when the higher resolution monitors came out. They were expensive, but I still enjoy my Dell 2407WFP monitory that has 1920 x 1200 native resolution. It rotates to make […]

My SSD Rocks

Technorati Tags: Intel,SSD,Dell,Hardware Headline: My new Intel 160 GB X25M SSD (Solid State Drive) is really fast! 200+ MB/sec read and 90+ MB/sec write! Background I sort of smiled when I opened up my new drive this week to see a little sticker that said, “My SSD Rocks!”. You see, I had a SSD before… […]