All posts by General Technics

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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...
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Cache Memory: The Basics

Can you remember what your 5th grade teacher’s name was? Can you remember what you had for din...
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What is a Workstation Computer?

If you work in an office environment, it is very likely you spend most of your working day in front ...
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Rackmount Computers: The Basics

A Rackmount Computer is a PC in varying sizes that is stored securely in an enclosure or a “rackmo...
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A Beginners Guide to PCIe

What is PCIe? PCIe is a standard adopted by computer component manufacturers that allows the system ...