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Power Supply Reference: Consumption, Savings, And More
Jan 10, 2012 - in Reviews
In this final excerpt from Scott Mueller's Upgrading And Repairing PCs, 20th Edition, we examine a number of power supply usage factors including power consumption calculations, power savings, power protection systems, and troubleshooting.
Power Supply 101: A Reference Of Specifications
Dec 13, 2011 - in Reviews
Today's article contains everything you've ever wanted to know about PC power supply specifications. Form factor dimensions, cable end pinouts, voltage/amp/watt specifications, and even compatibility issues are covered in this comprehensive reference!
Stealthy HTPC: Two Cases To Hide Your Inner-Geek
Sep 17, 2009 - in Reviews
If you've shied away from the home theater PC idea for fear of introducing an ugly box to your svelte component rack, then it's time to take another look at the options. We went looking for unique enclosures and came away with two interesting choices.
How To: Build An HTPC (With Windows 7)
Feb 17, 2009 - in Reviews
After years of trying (unsuccessfully) to build a HTPC that a family would actually use, Chris Angelini thinks that AMD and Microsoft may have finally gotten it right. He outlines his hardware, software, and asks for reader input in this How To.