What are SSD drives and how do they work?
Today we will analyze the main points and principles of functioning of the technology of solid-state SSD drives. As you remember, in the first part of the article we conducted…

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Solving a problem with a laptop webcam: no picture (black screen)
In our repair practice, sometimes there are "mystical" cases. We have: a new HP laptop. The camera is visible in the device manager. It’s written in the camera’s properties that…

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How to convert a GPT disk to MBR
Converting GPT to MBR may be required in different cases. A common option is an error. Installing Windows on this drive is not possible. The selected drive has a GPT…

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Liquid and air cooling of the computer

Now almost every house has a computer. These electronic machines consume kilowatts from our outlets. Of these, only a small part is spent directly on calculations, and the rest is processed into heat.

The hottest component of a PC is the processor. It is so hot that it burns itself without cooling in about 10 seconds. Modern processors are becoming more and more “cold”, however, they are still far from the heat emission of household devices, such as, for example, a DVD player.

Photo processor for PC
Computer processor. Often, the hottest component of a PC.

The largest heat dissipation after the processor is the power supply. In third place are modern video cards. Continue reading

How to choose an external hard drive
An external hard drive is a very convenient medium for storing information, combining mobility and the ability to store large amounts of data. Currently, there are many models of these…

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How to convert a GPT disk to MBR
Converting GPT to MBR may be required in different cases. A common option is an error. Installing Windows on this drive is not possible. The selected drive has a GPT…

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How to install windows from a flash drive
In this article, I will answer the three most popular questions that arise for PC users who decide to install Windows 7 or Windows 8, 8.1, 10 from a USB…

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How to apply thermal grease to the processor
In this article I will talk about such an important point in computer business - replacing thermal paste on the processor. You will learn how to properly apply thermal grease…

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