Posts Tagged ‘Hardware’



Firstly, let me apologise for the terrible lack of blogs over the past number of weeks. This time of year brings with it a rather heavy workload, in the run up to some of the biggest exams of my life :( Therefore, posts will be more sporadic than they already are, as I simply neither […]

Time for a new computer that is! Following in K.Mandla’s junk saving footsteps, I managed to pick up this nice little system at a local charity shop, for €5 :) Did I say junk? I meant, some people’s junk ;) It’s a Dell Optiplex Gn, and from what I can tell it’s no more than […]



So as my Christmas present, guess what I got? Yup, you guessed right, computer parts, namely, a new harddrive, RAID card, and some cabling. Specifically, a 500Gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 harddrive I picked up from Amazon, actually, now I mention it, everything here was bought from Amazon. I also picked up a 4 port VIA […]

Ok, knocking another two off the list ;) Well, like I mentioned earlier, I added another 10Gb drive to Karmic. I took this from a Philips computer thats been sitting in my hall for a long time, just gathering dust. It had Windows 98SE on it, and I used Clonezilla to clone the drives just […]

Ok, call me a pack rat, whatever, I just tend to collect old hardware that people no longer want. Today, a friend of mine gave me a bag of stuff, and I’ll be collecting another full PC of someone over the next few days. More on that later :-) So, down to the nitty gritty. […]


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