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SSD hard drive performs huge performance boost

Have you put an SSD hard drive in your computer yet? Whether you’ve got a desktop or laptop, an SSD drive is really worth it. There was a time where SSD was expensive, and not worth the investment. However, now they are very affordable. Should you buy one? Yes, you should. I’m a bit of…


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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg deserves whatever happens to him. Jail time?

Lately Facebook has been in the news over some bad PR. The story goes that Facebook helped Trump win the election. While this isn’t illegal or disallowed, the way in which Facebook has done this is in itself, illegal. The story goes that Facebook, collecting data on millions of people, used that data for ill-gotten…

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Radeon HD 7770 1 GB DDR5 – For Sale

If you are looking for a Radeon HD 7770 series card for sale, then you have come to the right place. iByte currently has for sale a 1 GB DDR5 MSI Radeon HD 7770 series card available. If looking to mine cryptocurrency, this card is capable of doing anywhere from $0.30 – $0.70 per day,…

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Cryptocurrency mining banned in Plattsburgh, New York

Well, it was only a matter of time until municipalities, provinces or even countries start to ban cryptocurrency mining. In Plattsburgh, the ban just happened last night (Mar 15, 2018). City council decided to put it in place because the power bills of home owners and business owners has skyrocketed due to the demand for…

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How I spent 20+ hours troubleshooting Rogers Internet problems

Prelude – A Story of ISP Woe Just to warn you before you begin reading this article, this article could be seen as extremely biased against Rogers. I’m quite disappointed in the level of customer service I’ve received as a result of a virus-related problem in the home. At least, I think it’s a virus related…

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How to Install Nice Hash

Ok, so if you recently downloaded Nice Hash and are having trouble installing the program, this guide should be able to help you out. First of all, this guide assumes that you have some idea how to use computers and you are a little more advanced than the average bear. E.G if I say you…

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Where is a good place to find a Geforce 1070 without paying an arm and a leg?

One of the challenges today in terms of building any system, whether it be a gaming system or a mining system, is finding a adequately priced GPU that is actually affordable. From Googling online and reading forum posts about Nice Hash, or just if you’re building a gaming PC, you’ll see many users who say…

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AMD Releases new Ryzen Chip with Vega 11 Graphics

I was excited to hear about AMD releasing this new chipset recently. Just released in Feb, AMD has put onto market a Ryzen chip which has intergrated vega 11 graphics on board. Pretty cool, basically what it means is that you can take advantage of the onboard GPU capability with any motherboard with intergrated graphics….

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How to customize Nicehash for optimal mining

If you have installed Nice hash, one of the behaviors you will notice is that it is constantly changing algorithms. If you do other things on your mining box like use applications or play games while mining, you’ll notice more interruption while you’re trying to multitask. Yes, it is totally possible to play games and…

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How to build a desktop mining computer at home

It is possible to build a desktop mining computer. You don’t want to run it on a laptop because you can’t add graphics cards to a laptop. In order to mine properly, you need high end video cards. These cost about a thousand dollars each right now. If your motherboard allows you to pop in…

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Bitcoin slides means mining amount less, but good time to invest

If you have any money invested in Bitcoin or are mining any currencies, you may have noticed that the currency fell to about $8,000 today. It’s down from it’s recent high of $12,000 USD per bitcoin. There are many reasons for Bitcoin’s value being somewhat depreciated at this time. Keep in mind however though, that…

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Automation didn’t replace customer service – Customer Service Simply Failed

Yes – or, it imploded. People have given up on customer service. I’ve given up on customer service. Customer service has given up on itself. What am I talking about? Let’s look at McDonald’s, or your local bank, or…the just eat app. More and more people want instant access to their product or service. Fast…

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