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Gabriel Torres is a Brazilian best-selling ICT expert, with 24 books published. He started his online career in 1996, when he launched Clube do Hardware, which is one of the oldest and largest websites about technology in Brazil. He created Hardware Secrets in 1999 to expand his knowledge outside his home country.
Core i5

All Core i5 Models

These are a series of quick reference tables showing the main specs of all Core i5 models released to date. Updated to include “Haswell” models.
AMD FX

All AMD FX CPU Models

A quick reference table comparing the main specifications of all AMD FX processors released so far. Updated to include FX-9590, FX-9370, FX-6350, and FX-4350.
VDSL

How the VDSL Connection Works

VDSL is another very popular type of DSL Internet connection, used by networks such as AT&T’s U-verse in the U.S. Let’s see how it works.

How the ADSL Connection Works

In this tutorial, we will teach you how the ADSL (more commonly known simply as “DSL” in the U.S.) connection works, including the latest ADSL2 and ADSL2+ technologies.
Cable TV

How the Cable TV is Used for Internet Access

Learn how the Internet connection using the cable TV works.

The Truth About Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) Fans

We disassembled thirteen fans with fluid dynamic bearing to better understand what kind of bearing design they really use. You will be surprised to know that manufacturers use the same name for different things. Check it out.

Sentey SDP850-SS Power Supply Review

Let’s take a look at this 850 W power supply from Sentey, which comes with the standard 80 Plus certification, but uses resonant configuration in its primary and DC-DC and synchronous designs in its secondary, features only found on high-efficiency power supplies.

NZXT H630 Case Review

NZXT has just released a huge full-tower case, the H630, targeted to silent computing and coming with several interesting features, such as nine expansion slots. Let’s check it out.

ASRock Z87 Extreme6 Motherboard

The Z87 Extreme6 is a top mid-range motherboard from ASRock based on the Intel Z87 chipset, targeted to socket LGA1150 processors based on the new “Haswell” microarchitecture. Let’s check it out.

Intel DZ87KLT-75K Motherboard

The DZ87KLT-75K is a high-end motherboard from Intel based on the Intel Z87 chipset, coming with a Thunderbolt port. Let’s check it out.