All posts by General Technics

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Frame Rate: What is it?

In our last blog we talked about refresh rate. As a result, we now know displays can refresh up to h...
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monitors with various refresh rates

What is Refresh Rate?

In the time you’ve taken to read this sentence, whatever screen you’re reading this on has refre...
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RAM Memory

Does Memory Speed Really Matter?

We all know what it’s like to sit at a laptop or PC and be frustrated at how long it takes the...
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Power Strip and PDU

PDU vs. Power Strip

When working with electronics, everyone has had the experience of running out of outlets to plug dev...
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SSD Drives

How to Securely Erase an SSD

Hardware eventually gets upgraded, hard drives most of all. When replacing your SSD, the last thing ...
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RAID Array in rackmount cabinet

A Beginner’s Guide to RAID

When RAID was created in the late 1980’s it stood for Redundant Array of Independent Disks.  ...
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CPU Cores: The Basics

Our last blog explained the difference between a GPU and a CPU. So, we know that a CPU (Central Proc...