Category Archives: Hardware

External GPU box for Virtual Reality for portable Macs

Apple recently updated it’s iMacs with Virtual Reality support. Some older high-end computers from Apple, like iMac Retina 5K Late 2015 with R9 M395X graphics are capable to run less resource demanding virtual reality too, but probable the most known virtual reality manufacturer, Oculus Rift, said they won’t support VR on Macs till Apple creates powerful computer. Even… Read More »

My new computer

By | 18/11/2016

Today story will be about my new computer. My laptop was gone after 5 years, so I decided to get a new computer. For now, it will be a desktop. I was building it by myself, because with this way you can get better PC for lower price, it just needs some skills and googling. I will cover… Read More »

NVidia announced cheap GPUs based on Pascal

NVidia officially announced the most cheapest GPUs of Pascal family – GTX 1050 and more-powered GTX 1050 Ti. These GPUs are first desktop GPUs powered by cores GP107 manufactured by Samsung with 14-nm FinFET technology. Older Pascal chips were equiped with 16nm FinFET technology manufactured by TSMC. These graphics cards should be available at 25. October. What’s the… Read More »

Types of system RAM in Linux/macOS

Another article for beginners. If you know what RAM means, you can skip this introducing part and go to article directly. If you can’t imagine how RAM works, I will try to explain it by example. RAM – Random Access Memory – is one of key hardware component of our computers. It’s something like temporary memory. Just imagine… Read More »

Integrated vs. dedicated graphics cards – which one should I choose?

When you are buying new computer or new graphics card, you may get confused – we have to choose between integrated and dedicated graphics cards. What’s the difference? Which is better for gaming? Why is this laptop equipment with both integrated and dedicated graphics cards? Both of these types are good in some areas of computer using. I… Read More »