Hardware

Electrostatic Discharge or ESD

What is Electrostatic Discharge?
ESD or Electrostatic Discharge is the flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact. Creating static electricity, Electricity that does not move. The actual static electricity isn’t dangerous to electronics, the discharge is. Computer components are sensitive to static electricity due to the high silicone content.
Controlling or Limiting  […]

RAID Storage PC & Servers

By |June 26th, 2016|Hardware|4 Comments

What is RAID Storage and What Does it do?
RAID in computer terms is an acronym for “redundant array of independent disks”.
Originally, the term RAID was outlined as redundant array of inexpensive disks, however currently it always refers to a redundant array of independent disks. RAID storage uses multiple disks so as to produce fault tolerance. This […]

Desktop Computer Power Supply

By |May 12th, 2016|Hardware|11 Comments

The Computer Power Supply
The desktop computer power supply. During my many years of computer repairs people tend to forget this invaluable piece of hardware. This is one of the most crucial parts inside your computer. It determines on how much power your system components receive. To be able to function smooth and efficiently.

Without power […]

What is Computer Memory (RAM)?

By |May 11th, 2016|Hardware|1 Comment

Computer System RAM
This is a brief introduction to RAM on your computer and devices
Also known as main memory, primary memory, or system memory. Random Access Memory (RAM) is a hardware device. RAM enables information to be kept and retrieved on a computer system. Many modern devices use RAM these days. Such as your desktop […]

Solid State Drives SSD

By |November 6th, 2015|Hardware|1 Comment

SSD Technology Explained
What is a SSD or Solid State Drive? Like a USB drive, there are no moving parts. Information is stored in flash chips on circuit boards. A HDD or hard disk drive uses a mechanical arm.

It uses a read/write head that reads the information from a location on the storage platter. This […]