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Introduction Friday morning, phone rang. “Skoups, we have a serious problem, we need speed and we need it now! The budget is between R20,000 and R25,000 (about $2000 to $2500) and we need the PC by Sunday latest.” My first … Continue reading
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Introduction Despite recommending and reviewing several high-end cases for clients and friends, I have never really invested a lot of money or time in my own personal case. It has been several years since I even had something resembling a … Continue reading
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Introduction The following build was commissioned for running SQL as well as to act as an office’s main file server. Access to the SQL programs is via remote desktop whereas file serving is over the network. The brief for this … Continue reading
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Introduction Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, better known as RAID has been in existence for several years. The reasons why most people would consider using RAID is that they need faster data transfer speed from the drives, require redundancy, need … Continue reading
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ASUS Sabertooth, X58, i7-950, SAS Cheetahs and SSD Nova The following build was commissioned for the purpose of doing video editing. The system will be used in a production environment with stability, uptime and performance being vital. The end users … Continue reading