Category Archives: Hardware

Heat analysis in the home for computers

Reading Time: 3 minutes Heat and electronics don’t go well together. Heat from electronics is just a by-product of wasted electrical power that’s been transformed into heat by the device. It’s why computers have fans and sever rooms have AC. The problem comes when … Continue reading

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Review of Synology DS1812+ in real life

Reading Time: 5 minutes Update: I’ve blogged about the issues with choosing hard disks for NAS units since running the DS1812+ for 4 months here http://niallbest.com/future-nas-favourite-western-digital-red-hard-disks/   I really pushed the boat out after my last trip away and treated myself and the household to … Continue reading

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