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0ultrabook تو لوگو لیپ ٹاپ VAIO سونیMini Review: Sony Vaio SB 13″ Notebook

As men­tioned pre­vi­ously, I have recently ordered (for a fam­ily mem­ber) a Sony Vaio SB. Anandtech recently car­ried out a detailed review, so I have no inten­tion of rein­vent­ing the wheel. This is just a sup­ple­ment­ary review address­ing a few addi­tion­al thoughts… مکمل مضمون پڑھیں

0ultrabook تو لوگو لیپ ٹاپ VAIO سونیBetter than an ultrabook?

Intel have announced a new ini­ti­at­ive to push laptops sim­il­ar to the Mac­Book Air. The ini­tial require­ments are a weight of up to 1.4Kg, thick­ness of 20mm and bat­tery life of 5+ hours. For man­u­fac­tur­ers to qual­i­fy for intel mar­ket­ing money ultra­books also must have no optic­al drive, an SSD, اور CULV pro­cessors.

I have been recently been look­ing for a sim­il­ar type of laptop — I was asked to find some­thing with excel­lent per­form­ance, 5+ hours bat­tery, under 2Kg, with at least a 13.3″ screen, USB3, Optic­al drive, HDMI اور VGAA dock­ing port would be a bonus. The faster, light­er, longer-bat­tery-life the bet­ter.… مکمل مضمون پڑھیں

2کوائف نامہ کے لوگو کے اندرSeagate کی Momentus XT کے ساتھ مسائل کو درست کریں

I’ve had prob­lems with the new Seag­ate Momentus XT hard­drive in my new­est HTPCThe PC was lock­ing up every 48 hours or so (which may have been related to standby), was occa­sion­ally jerky, and upon reboot would often refuse to boot with an error about a miss­ing boot device, which could only be fixed with a hard power cycle. There is a firm­ware update for the drive to SD25 but this didn’t resolve the issue. How­ever, after I changed the power man­age­ment set­tings in Win­dows 7 to nev­er spin-down the hard­drive, the prob­lems all went away. Suc­cess!

اپ ڈیٹ (14-Sept-2011).  Seag­ate has released firm­ware SD28There are reports that this fixes sev­er­al issues and is a worth­while update.

0Dell 3130CN LogoExcellent utility to fix Epson printers

I had a prob­lem with an old Epson Stylus Photo R200 print­er. Des­pite being loaded with paper and fresh genu­ine ink cart­ridges, the unit refused to print. The 2 red warn­ing lights on top were flash­ing altern­ately. After con­sid­er­able googling I dis­covered that this error code is related to the ink cart­ridge clean­ing well. Appar­ently it gets full of ink after a cer­tain num­ber of head clean­ing cycles. As usu­al with cheap inkjet print­ers, the warn­ing is based on a counter, not on the actu­al full­ness of the clean­ing well, and the error can be bypassed by reset­ting the counter in the print­er. The good news is there is a util­ity which will do just that. Although it doesn’t list sup­port, I can con­firm that the util­ity does work fine on Win­dows 7 x64 کے, so I believe it should work on every ver­sion of win­dows since Win­dows 95!

0PSU LogoPSU Efficiency 4 — Modern gaming PC

This art­icle on PSU effi­ciency for a mod­ern sandy bridge gam­ing PC fol­lows on from 3 pre­vi­ous art­icles, about PSU effi­ciency for a medi­um power serv­er, ایک medi­um use very high power gam­ing PC اور ایک low power serv­er or HTPC.
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0PSU LogoPower Supply Efficiency: worth the upgrade? part 3

This is the third install­ment in a series of art­icles address­ing PSU effi­ciency. Art­icle one focused on a the­or­et­ic­al new serv­er, فن icle 2 on a typ­ic­al desktop PCThis art­icle will focus on a cur­rent real serv­er, and intro­duces a new PSU — an 80+ plat­in­um mod­el.
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0PSU LogoPSU Efficiency 2 — A typical gaming PC

Fol­low­ing on from the slight sur­prise that a new PSU is a poor invest­ment for a low power PC I decided I’d reas­sure myself that an effi­cient PSU is a good invest­ment for a typ­ic­al “enthu­si­ast” PC.

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0PSU LogoLow power PC — new or old PSU

I have a serv­er that oper­ates 24.7. It occurred to me that I may be able to save some money on elec­tri­city bills if I could reduce its power con­sump­tion. It already has a low power AMD Sem­pron LE-1100 سی پی یو so the power draw of the sys­tem should be quite low, لیکن PSU is quite old and not espe­cially effi­cient. This got me think­ing about Power sup­plies designed for low power sys­tems. There are plenty of 80+ cer­ti­fied PSU’s out there with 500+ watt rat­ings, but are these actu­ally worth the invest­ment for a low power sys­tem?
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