Tag: SSD

CrashPlan, eBay, HTPC, Rainmeter, RaspberryPi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Note, Windows 8 – HT070

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this by Gary Johnson for show 70 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We talk CrashPlan, eBay, HTPC, Rainmeter, RaspberryPi, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Note, Windows 8 Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: The guys start off with an eBay Australia… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Mushkin Callisto 120GB SSD Install and Performance Specs

So last weekend I put and Mushkin Enhanced Chronos (MKNSSDCR120GB) 120GB SSD ($150) in my personal PC here at home and saw some amazing results.  I posted about it here.  Later that weekend, I was talking to the Worship Guy at our church and he had seen the post as ask if I thought an SSD drive could speed up the PC the church uses for video production.  It is a Dell XPS 630i with (Core 2 Duo Quad Core, E8200, 2.66, 6MB Wolfdale, 65W) but came into our hands with a 500GB OS spinning drive and just 3GB of

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SSD Upgrades, Google Hangouts vs Skype, Yahoo! and the Internet Blackout of 2012 – HT059

This week Jim and Andrew bring you the latest installment of the Home Tech Podcast. Jim talks about this recent upgrade to a 120GB Mushkin SSD drive in his primary PC, and the performance increases he has seen as a result of the upgrade, as well as how he moved non-critical services from the SSD… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Mushkin Chronos 120GB SSD Install and Performance Specs

I recently purchased a Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR120GB 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) from Newegg.  It can be found here http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820226236 I purchased it to replace a Western Digital 1 TB WD10EACS Green Drive that will be moved into my storage pool on the Window Home Server (where it belonged in the first place).  It was also a bit slow at times.  See the stats below:     The box with the new drive arrived this week and I couldn’t wait to get it installed on the weekend.  After installing Windows 7 Ultimate from scratch

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SSD Drives, RAID, UNRAID, Apple, Android and Windows Phone 7, Rich’s Random Podcast Generator Beta – HT037

One weekend, Rich O’Neil (and some of tech guys that hang around the Home Server Show Podcast) thought, “what would happen if we just recorded some of the conversations we have around our tech stuff?”  The result was this podcast that we recorded on July 31st.  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator was born!  Interested in your… Click for more / Podcast Player>