The PC – One Year Later

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Remember how I built my very own PC about a year ago? Well, it’s time to look back on my hardware and software decisions and to decide what was a good idea and what I’ll avoid doing again in the future. Let’s have a look at the original configuration: Antec Performance One P182 case Corsair […]

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Moar first Ubuntu experiences

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

I tried installing Ubuntu on this new PC a few weeks ago, but apparently my graphics card (and possibly some other pieces of hardware) wasn’t supported and I eventually ended up in an endless reboot loop, so I gave up and decided to wait for the next Ubuntu version. The next version was released today, […]

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All’s well that ends well

Monday, March 17th, 2008

I could have told your this a week ago, but I was too busy testing out my brand new PC. So yes, I finally got all the parts and I managed to build my system and get it to work on first try. After half a dozen calls, a formal complaint via e-mail and a […]

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Postal services are made of phail (2)

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

So Taxipost were ‘quick’. They dropped by to trade in the package last Saturday, only they forgot to ask if I was even available and I was in France. So they left a note telling me to call back for a second delivery. We made an appointment for Wednesday (because Monday or Tuesday was too […]

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Postal services are made of phail

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

If everything had gone according to plan I would have been building my new PC right now. I decided to go with the Dual Core E8400 processor after all, because I’m cheap like that and because I was tired of waiting, so technically when the postman came today he should have brought me the final […]

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