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About worthy component parts and relevance of SVO

1 year, 9 months ago
Hi, GT! Today I want to touch upon very interesting subject on which I received questions more than once. All of them are very different, but are briefly characterized approximately so: "Why to buy expensive cooling system if copes also cheap". I will try to answer the question "what good SO is capable of" under a cat.


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Overview of the game video card Inno3D iChill GeForce GTX 960 Ultra (C960-2SDN-E5CNX)

1 year, 10 months ago
The choice of the video card for games – a difficult task: on the one hand prop up requests, with another financial opportunities. It is necessary to balance between desirable and valid, selecting not really expensive, but at the same time productive model. NVIDIA GTX 960 of a series 9xx is one of applicants for a rank of "golden mean", combining all advantages of architecture of Maxwell of the second generation and rather low cost.

The test sample is made by the Inno3D company, instead of a standard cooler with the turbine it is set the massive branded cooling system


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Overview of a set of random access memory HyperX Fury DDR4-2400 16 Gb (2*8 Gb)

1 year, 10 months ago
Hi, Giktayms! It was repeatedly foretold that provision of memory of the DDR4 standard will be dominating by 2016. For the end of 2015 of premises to total superiority is not present, but it is more and more users, gritting the teeth and recalculating the blood, purchase new motherboards and Intel processors, and together with them new memory. What offers HyperX in this sector the market? Under a cat I deal with a set from two levels on 8 gigabytes of HyperX Fury DDR4-2400.


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On this side of barricades

1 year, 10 months ago
Hi, GT! So it turned out that the service centers — rather conflict zone in any shop. The buyer considers that service men are a gantry, and do not want to solve its problem, in service are surprised to persistence of some rams who go on "it, I here at anything". The behavior of people differs a little that in the official and authorized services that in garantiyka that in "cellars": problems almost always identical and the psychology showed in practice long ago that the behavior of the individual of a human individual in general is seldom beaten out from the general canons. All are upset when they speak to them "this repair cannot be carried out on a guarantee" or "we will not be able to accept at you devais since available traces of opening of the body and violation of integrity of construction".


Frame from a mulfilm "About a ram and a goat"

My good companion from Novosibirsk wrote for you excellent article about one life of service centers, I hope, she will help you not to repeat others errors.

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Not to stop NAS: home data storage

1 year, 11 months ago
The home mini-server — convenient piece. He to you and torrent'y quietly will begin to rock at night, and will accept backup copies, and will show movies on a network through DLNA and unless borsch will not weld. I often hear the questions "oh my God, stopitsot thousands rublef for a box for zhestky disks that in it  it?". There is a lot of cunnings in NAS'ax, and at desire it is possible to find modelk and for 3-5 thousand whether here it will only want to use them? And then many forget that in addition to "just boxes" there are here such pieces:



Well, we will deal with this question?

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About game monitors and 144 hertz

1 year, 11 months ago
Hi, GT! So it turned out that the last several posts we discuss monitor subject. Everything began with a post about important characteristics of the monitors "for the house", then we took up a question of a superwide format 21:9 (holivar in comments it is applied), and time for the last question which to me zadavl in a pm and on mail several times came now.


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Olympus Pen E-PL7: quality of shooting | Part 1 — the program automatic machine and the "green" mode

1 year, 12 months ago
Hi, GT! Once long ago we told about the Olympus PEN E-PL7 camera and promised "the second part" literally in couple of days. Well, couple of days dragged on a little, still photos were made then, then there were new impressions, and article was slowly postponed, grew, naponyalas at parts … Generally, hardly anyone will master this multipage Talmud entirely for once therefore it turns into a small cycle of articles about different aspects of operation of the camera.

Subject for today — the "green" mode, the program automatic machine, chamber JPEG, shooting in difficult conditions without use of manual adjustments and some other features of operation of the camera. Went!

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Reviews of monitors: what to pay attention to

2 years ago
Hi, GT! Yesterday we selected component parts for the noise-free PC, and today we will talk about such piece as monitors. Reviews of different displays appear and here, and on resources which are devoted to iron for all 100%, and often they are complete of unclear pictures, diagrams and compound words in outputs.



Let's try to understand that is important that is not important, than some techniques of researches are bad and how in general to select the monitor in the conditions of crisis.

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Quietly in night, PC only does not sleep: we gather silently

2 years ago
Hi, GT! In last post asked questions about noise-free and completely passive systems which assembly we also will discuss today about video cards. So if this picture causes in you attacks of horror and a headache — a subject unambiguously for you.


On the picture — Scythe Susanoo, the most terrible of coolers that I saw. Ratio of efficiency and noise, by the way, so-so.

How many productivities can be squeezed out whether to gather in "a complete liability", or to manage low-noise fans, how much is the noise-free system unit to construct also all the rest — under a cat.

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Choice of the video card, crisis edishn. What to take in 2015 for games?

2 years ago
Hi, GT! My personal messages regularly bomb questions under articles about GTX 970 (1, 2, 3) and GTX 980Ti: generally describe yuzkeys and ask to advise a piece of iron. And in the light of last Igromir and in general a pipe complete. As I one, and you — am a lot of, hold the guide at the choice of a video card. I hope, it will help everyone to proapgreyditsya.


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