Showing posts with label Hardware. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hardware. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

RAM Latency VS Clock Speed

You may have noticed that when faster memory first becomes available, it comes with a higher latency than similar existing RAM. Why is this, and how does that affect overall performance? Also, when you overclock RAM in the BIOS, you will get much better results if you adjust the CAS latency at the same time. But how do you know what value to enter for CAS? And what if motherboard limitations require that you use a lower-than-specified RAM speed? Did you know that you then get to use a lower value for CAS?

This article will answer these questions, and includes formulas and charts so you can feel confident in your RAM purchase and use the correct settings.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

How to Install PyTivo on Synology NAS

PyTivo is a free program that allows you to serve to your Tivo videos, pics and music stored on your Synology. Here are instructions that attempt to be complete enough so that most anyone can get PyTivo working on their Synology NAS.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Building a High-end Windows 2008 Database Server

This is a comprehensive article on building a database server with an eye on maximizing performance. This covers both the building of the hardware and the setup of the OS and SQL Server.

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