SATA

Why Serial?

Understand why new busses like PCI Express, USB and Serial ATA are using serial communication instead of parallel.

Transforming a Radeon 9500 into a Radeon 9700

Yes, it is true. You can transform your Radeon 9500 into a Radeon 9700. Learn how.

Explosive Motherboards

Learn more about capacitors on the motherboard that leak or even explode.

AMR, CNR and ACR slots

Learn what are the AMR, CNR and ACR slots found on motherboards.

Everything you Need to Know About ATA-66, ATA-100 and ATA-133 Hard Disks

Learn how to achieve the maximum performance from ATA-66, ATA-100 and ATA-133 hard disks. It is not just a matter of plugging in your new hard drive.

Computer Port Extension

With Computer Port Extension you can put plugs that are originally at the back of the PC on the front of your PC.

BIOS Backup

Learn how to backup the BIOS of your PC to recover it later if your PC is attacked by a virus or in the event of a bad BIOS upgrade.
Virus

Recovering Hard Disks Erased by the CIH Virus

How to recover hard disks erased by the CIH (a.k.a. Chernobyl or Spacefiller) virus.

Recovering Dead Motherboards Killed by the CIH Virus

Learn how to reprogram BIOS chips erased by the CIH (a.k.a. Chernobyl or Spacefiller) virus. The describe procedure can also be used to recover your BIOS in the case of a bad BIOS upgrade.

ATX Case Cooling Problem

Some ATX cases have their power supply fan inverted, overheating your PC.