Category Archives: Computer Case

Server Hack – How to Make DIY “Redneck” Duct Tape Server!

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You know one of my best friends is self-claimed redneck who’s life mission was converting me into a redneck like himself back in college and one of the things you do as a redneck (that I learned) is to fix everything (literally, even a plane!) with duct tape.

Well, we are going to have to give it to this guy, he deserves our special “Redneck&#

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PC Hack – How to Turn Your PC into a Fish Tank!

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For those of you who are in tight spaces and you have a small fish tank, you might want to turn your PC into a fish tank.  Not only that, this fish tank hack keeps your PC usable.

I had an old outdated dead PC laying around and seeing how I wasn’t using it for anything I decided to turn it into an aquarium. For a long time now I always wanted to somehow get a real aquarium into a  PC.  It all started when I found a glass block called the ‘Krafty Block’ at a local Hobby Lobby. It was small enough to fit in my dead PC, hollow, and water tight.  And so the

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World’s Most Awesome/Crazy DIY PC Case Mods!

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PC modders have been very creative and a bit *crazy* ever since birth of desktop computers back in the 80s.  Here’s a collection of world’s most “awesome” PC case mods you won’t want to miss.

1. We will start with a rather modest PC Case mod, completely made out of wood.  This could accent your home’s wooden furniture well plus you can even make something more stylish such as seen below:

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PC Case Hack – How to Make a District 9 PC Case!

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I have to admit to enjoying the movie District 9, it’s one of my favorite movies in the last 12 months or so.  If you want to build a PC case that strikes resemblance with some of the District 9 gadgets, you can see some of the pics/photos provided over at MNPCTech.com.  I would have to say they did a fantastic job of making this PC case, I WANT ONE!

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Shuttle XPC J Series Reviewed! [Press Release]

Here’s a rather interesting PC with a stylish form factor from Shuttle, the XPC J series.

There’s 3 different models intro-ed at CES 2010, the J1, J2, and J3, read more here.

Press Release:

Shuttle Reaches U.S. Audience of Over 45-Million at CES 2010

Shuttle’s full line-up of coming solutions were featured on national television, local news stations, key industry magazines, and leading online publications

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PC Hack – How to Build a Whiskey Bottle PC!

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Need some great ideas for making a custom PC?  How about this Whiskey Bottle PC?

I am sure it’s going to take some thought and time before you can finish this project but these pics should help you and be confident that it can indeed be done.

I love to tinker with hardware etc. so I wanted to make something quite unique for a case. I have seen many nice and creative cases before but none of them were made out of a bottle. In November I bought an industrial 3.5″

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Computer DIY – How to Clean Your CPU Fans!

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Today, I decided to clean my desktop computer’s CPU fans since my computer kept slowing down a lot lately.  I knew it probably was due to my CPU fans collecting with dust as I have been using this desktop PC for about 2 years without any cleaning.

To my surprise, I found that it was indeed my CPU fans that weren’t working at all as the metal fins have been all stuck with large collection of dust.  You can see later in this DIY how dirty my CPU fan was…

So, here’s how to clean your CPU fans. (This is for most desktop PCs.)

1) First, you will nee

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Quick Laptop Roundup!

Here’s a quick laptop roundup of what’s been going on with laptops and netbooks:

Fujitsu M2010 is now officially available, a 10.1″ mini-notebook.  In the meanwhile, NEC launches 2 new laptops, worth a look for NEC fans.

Gigabyte rebrands their netbook thi

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PC DIY – How to Build a Killer Gaming PC!

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If you’ve already learned how to build a PC in a rather fast-fashion of 10 minutes or under, you might be interested to know about how to build a killer gaming PC.

ExtremeTech.com has a great detailed tutorial on how to build your next killer gaming PC using the latest hardware.

Of course, the one secret about building a killer gaming PC is to use the latest and the best hardware, this tutorial will never stop.

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Computer DIY – How to Build a PC!

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If you have been following Zedomax for quite awhile, you probably remember when my friend built a PC in 8 minutes.  Well, here’s some more good DIYs on how to build a PC.  Building a PC can be a daunting task for first timers while it’s a piece of cake for those who have done it before.

Building a PC can be a daunting task. It takes research and patience. Rushing through a build can create immediate or intermittent issues. In this tutorial, I’ll walk you through the process of of installing the PC components and provide some han

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