Computer Hardware

  • Desktop Computers
    There are many factors to consider when buying a desktop computer system. Unless you have a very strong brand loyalty, perhaps the best way to proceed is to make a list of the specs you need for your....
  • Wire Wrap DIP Sockets
    DIP is a term used to describe a type of through-hole technology that helps to add function, heat resistance and speed to a number of different integrated circuits. DIP stands for dual in-line packag....
  • Gerber Files
    Once you design a circuit board in a computer-aided design (CAD) program, it is possible to send your schematics over to a fabrication plant so that they can render your plans into an actual printed c....
  • Computer Keyboards
    Computer input accessories are so cheap these days that you may be tempted to go cheap when buying things like a keyboard and mouse. These are the main interface devices for your computer, however, a....
  • Sager 9860
    Laptop use is on the rise. These days you can hardly enter any public space--airport, library or coffee house--without being greeted by the sight of a dozen people busily working on their notebook co....
  • Motherboard Standoffs
    Building your own computer isn't all that difficult, but it's important when doing so to remember how sensitive the equipment is that you're playing with. Things like processors, motherboards and mem....
  • Computer Cooling
    What is computer cooling and why is it an essential component to extending the life and efficiency of your computer? With each command you give your PC electricity is generated causing the heat of the....
  • Sager
    Sager is that rare thing: a truly venerated computer manufacturer that has yet to break into mainstream consciousness. Computer buffs have known about the Southern California-based company for years,....
  • Computer Auctions
    An auction might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you start thinking about buying a computer. There are, however, many secure and reputable sites that auction new and used computers. W....
  • Ball Grid Array Technology
    Ball grid array, or BGA, is a packaging system that is used to attach microchips to printed circuit boards. In this system, balls of solder are used to permanently attach the chips to the board. Man....