Lenovo 530S ARR – Slow Reboot/Shutdown

Since Demember 2018, I have been experiencing long reboots and shutdown times. Alot of people have pointed out that the Realtek drivers might be to blame for this issue. Uninstalling the latest driver and using an older version does seem to “fix” the issue out (until Windows update decides to install the latest drivers again)… Continue reading Lenovo 530S ARR – Slow Reboot/Shutdown

BSOD fix – Ryzen with dedicated AMD GPU

Recently, I’ve been experiencing many BSODs in Windows.I’ve had a few different errors such like “KMode_Exception_Not_Handled” and “TCPIP.sys” which ultimately threw up Kernel Power errors in Event Viewer. After a few searches, the errors pointed to driver issues. This started to happen soon after upgrading to the latest Windows 10 version. Starting with the network… Continue reading BSOD fix – Ryzen with dedicated AMD GPU

Project: RPi2 Home Server

Introduction First off, any adventure into a project, you need a purpose. The purpose of this project is to create a computer serving a variety of uses for the household; network storage, wiki server. The network drive will be used for backup, transfer. The secondary goal is to make it as energy efficient as possible.… Continue reading Project: RPi2 Home Server

HDD benchmarks

Interested how a SATAII compared with a new SATAIII drive, I decided to do a quick benchmark to compare the results. In this benchmark I will be comparing the Kingston HyperX 120GB SSD (S-ATA III), Seagate ST3320613AS 320GB 7200-rpm 16mb cache (S-ATA II) and a¬†Western Digital Blue 2TB 5400-rpm 64mb cache (S-ATA III). I am… Continue reading HDD benchmarks

Playstation 4 HDD Upgrade

After much umm-ing and aar-ing about upgrading the PS4 hard-drive, the monumental amount of data I just delete to play something new has tipped the balance. I’m quite annoyed with the situation to be honest, when the PS4 was released, surely someone at Sony could have worked out the average amount of games someone would… Continue reading Playstation 4 HDD Upgrade