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Benching and FAH both require (or at least appreciate) high end hardware, both require stability, and both require fine tuning to get the most out of your hardware. But what are the programs doing, and what does “stability” really mean, anyway? Read More
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Today we will take a high level look into the world of benchmarking. More specifically we will be looking at 13 point scoring benchmarks listed at hwbot.org as well as the more common utilities used for overclocking and submitting scores to their system as well as system information and monitoring their system. Read More
Network Address Translation, or NAT is a necessary evil in the current state of the Internet. Due to the vast amount of computers, network equipment, and even hand-held devices we are using up a rapidly dwindling pool of free IP addresses. In this article we will describe the way NAT can be used in the modern network. Read More
Session-based firewalls are probably the most popular type of firewall today. But how do they work in protecting your network? Read More
One of the many definitions I use for technology is the “desire to eliminate moving parts.” We seem to be adding more than we’re removing. Read More
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