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Synology DS112 Basic Setup Guide

Synology DS112 DiskStation step by step setup guide I’m a big fan of Synology.  Their NAS stations are fairly simple to setup and configure, are rock solid, and can perform a myriad of different functions.  The accompanying DiskStation Manager system […]

Installing 2GB of RAM into Synology DS1512+ Memory Slot

Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade to 3GB – A How to Guide

Upgrading your Synology DS1512+ to 3GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1512+ supports: 2GB -DDR3-1066 unbuffered So-DIMM 204pin CL=7 1.5V The […]

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Logitech G9x not recognized after resuming from hibernation

My favorite mouse, the Logitech MX518 needed to be badly retired after nearly 5 years of constant use. After doing a lot of research and pouring over size comparisons I settled on  Logitech G9x Laser Mouse.  I really didn’t like […]

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Sandy Bridge-E Build Benchmark Results

After finishing my recent Socket 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Build I ran a few benchmarks to gauge overall performance.  I was not disappointed.  The upgrade crushes my old Core2Duo system in every test. Old System New System  Performance Increase Core2Duo 3.0GHz […]

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Socket 2011 Sandy Bridge-E Build

My main Core2Duo system from 2008 was beginning to show its age and I decided it was time for a desktop upgrade.  That system was originally built in 2003 and has been through several upgrade cycles already so I decided […]