MonthApril 2015

Zalman CNPS8900 Frustrations

If you have done your research, you know fans are not created equally. This Zalman CNPS8900 performed admirably in benchmark tests at Tom’s Hardware (my absolute favorite website for practical consumer hardware reviews).

I won’t get long winded on this. Long story short the heat exchange pipes do not fit with ram that has any profile to it. I feel like this stuff needs to be pointed out. Hopefully someone will see this and be warned. This fan only takes low profile ram. It should be right on the dang cover.

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Terrible name for the new project. Took a spare Raspberry Pi I had laying around and a little how-to guide, hooked up a DHT22 AM2302 Temperature and Humidity sensor, and am now getting temperature updates on an internal webpage of the brand new server closet.

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Home Server Build

New personal PC build is coming along nicely, but I won’t be revealing until it is ready. I have it running now which freed up my old PC (old as in running a i7-4970k). I decided to use it as a general use home server. I would have given it to my girlfriend to play Minecraft better but she told me she doesn’t read my website! SUCKER!

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