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  • Introduction The BenQ G2020HD is a 20” display with a resolution of 1600×900 pixels, that means it’s categorized as a more modern 16:9 aspect ratio screen. It uses a TN […]

    Repairing display: BenQ G2020HD

    Introduction The BenQ G2020HD is a 20” display with a resolution of 1600×900 pixels, that means it’s categorized as a more modern 16:9 aspect ratio screen. It uses a TN […]

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  • Introduction For the first time, we are taking a look into one bad computer power supply unit. Even better units than the el-cheapo (or gutless wonders), often even the high-end ones, […]

    Repairing PSU: Chieftec CFT-750-14C

    Introduction For the first time, we are taking a look into one bad computer power supply unit. Even better units than the el-cheapo (or gutless wonders), often even the high-end ones, […]

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  • Today we will look at the Acer AL2023 LCD monitor. It is a 20-inch display with P-MVA panel which gives it somewhat better colors and viewing angles than TN while […]

    Repairing display: Acer AL2023

    Today we will look at the Acer AL2023 LCD monitor. It is a 20-inch display with P-MVA panel which gives it somewhat better colors and viewing angles than TN while […]

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  • To avoid constant repeating of the same texts, here is a summary of all the information about how I evaluate the power supplies. This text will be updated if there […]

    Power supply evaluation methodology

    To avoid constant repeating of the same texts, here is a summary of all the information about how I evaluate the power supplies. This text will be updated if there […]

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  • Computer LCD monitors are probably one of the most typical examples of Planned obsolescence, also called Warranty engineering. Even though sometimes the whole display is poorly designed (like BenQ FP737), […]

    Repairing display: LG Flatron W1934S-SN

    Computer LCD monitors are probably one of the most typical examples of Planned obsolescence, also called Warranty engineering. Even though sometimes the whole display is poorly designed (like BenQ FP737), […]

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  • Power supply testing instruments and methodology introduction To avoid constant repetition of the same texts, here is a sum of all the information about how we test power supplies, what […]

    Power supply testing instruments and methodology

    Power supply testing instruments and methodology introduction To avoid constant repetition of the same texts, here is a sum of all the information about how we test power supplies, what […]

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  • Introduction It’s late at night. You’re nearly done typing a 10 page document which has to be done the next morning for work, and your PC shuts off and refuses […]

    Keeping Out the Dust

    Introduction It’s late at night. You’re nearly done typing a 10 page document which has to be done the next morning for work, and your PC shuts off and refuses […]

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  • Introduction The trend for capacitor choices on new PC hardware seems to be to use solid capacitors, also known as polymer capacitors (or “polies” for short). There are several characteristics […]

    Poly-Modding: Does it actually work?

    Introduction The trend for capacitor choices on new PC hardware seems to be to use solid capacitors, also known as polymer capacitors (or “polies” for short). There are several characteristics […]

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  • Disclaimer: Overclocking your device may void the warranty, cause overheating, instability, or even permanent damage. Overclock your own risk. Certain other procedures mentioned in this article may also cause damage, […]

    Overclocking your Android: is it worth it?

    Disclaimer: Overclocking your device may void the warranty, cause overheating, instability, or even permanent damage. Overclock your own risk. Certain other procedures mentioned in this article may also cause damage, […]

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  • Introduction After our recent article comparing a few different Linux distros, I decided we should present some good software you should try to make your Linux life better ;) Please […]

    6 Great Programs for Ubuntu Users

    Introduction After our recent article comparing a few different Linux distros, I decided we should present some good software you should try to make your Linux life better ;) Please […]

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