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How good are USB video cards?

How good are USB video cards?

Are cheap external USB video cards good enough to power an extra monitor or five, and what are their pitfalls? Won't handle 3D acceleration? Take up valuable CPU cycles? Leave dirty dishes around your desk and have a bad odour?

published October 21, 2009 by

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I'm taking all the SSD credit

I'm taking all the SSD credit

Just last week, I was moaning and groaning like a whiny little so and so that SSD hard disks were too expensive. A few massive price cuts later from Intel, and I'm almost a happy man.

published July 23, 2009 by

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What's the magic price point for SSDs?

What's the magic price point for SSDs?

Ever since Anand Lal Shimpi described using SSD drives as the single most noticeable upgrade you can do to your computer, I've been looking for the right price point to follow his example and make the SSD move. But at what price?

published July 16, 2009 by

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