Hardware

Occasionally, I feel like messing around with hardware. I’m not an engineer, or a fabricator, so my designs can definitely use improvement. I just like to tinker.

Anything particularly fun or useful, I’ll be posting up here.


Latest hardware posts:

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HTPC

I built an HTPC a while ago now – a Mini-ITX machine, with a case designed to maximise airflow (quiet cooling for media machines is always good. I’ll put a spec sheet up here at some point – I have to remember what the heck is in it first.

Servers

I have one main server, and one NAS for backup. Main Server Hardware: Case: ProCase RK4380G Motherboard: AsRock X99 Extreme4 CPU: Intel Xeon E5-1620 RAM: 16GB DDR4 GPU: Asus GeForce GT710 (only handles giving console access when needed) Storage: OS:  256GB Crucial MX300 (periodic backups) Website hosting: 250GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD (periodic backups) Programs: …

Workstations

I have a very nice gaming machine (in performance, not looks). It was custom built, by myself. I chose the parts, I built it, I installed the OS, and every now and then I clean the dust out of it. Here’s the spec list (no over-clocking involved): The Beast Hardware: Case: Cooler Master HAF Stacker …