Author: Nick Congleton

How To Build Your Own NAS With Raspberry Pi And Linux

Network Attached Storage(NAS) is a great way to make files accessible anywhere on your home network. Those files could be documents, pictures, or even media that you want to stream to multiple rooms at once. A NAS server acts like a regular hard drive, so the possibilities are really endless. There are plenty of off-the-shelf NAS products out there, but most are ridiculously expensive for what they are. You can build a simple NAS for your home network with just a Raspberry Pi and an external hard drive, and reap all of the benefits of a NAS without the...

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How To Buy The Best CPU In 2017

If you came here looking for, “Buy Threadripper cuz 1337,” you’re going to be disappointed, both in this article and your choices. It doesn’t really work like that. Think about processors as cars. You probably wouldn’t buy a big truck and think that it’s the best car for drag racing, even it it does have a massive motor with loads of horsepower. Sure, it won’t be as terrible as a 140 horsepower junker, but that’s not what it was built for. The same is true for CPUs. A server CPU has loads of power, but it’s probably not going...

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