Tag: troubleshooting

Untrustworthy Numbers: a Troubleshooting Lesson

Corsair H60 Sealed Liquid Cooler

Recently I ran into a weird issue when running some comparative graphics benchmarks which illustrate why you shouldn’t always trust the numbers. The scenario involves graphics cards, a CPU cooler, and why one system’s quirks may affect your attitude about a completely different system. This little puzzle also illustrates how we tend to trust numbers …

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The Hardware Whisperer

I’ve built a reputation over the years of being a smart, knowledgeable guy about tech gear. I’ve helped people with tech problems, written articles on troubleshooting, and given advice on how to build PCs. In reality, I am a fraud. Recently, my wife called out, “Loyd, can you help me with the stove? It’s flashing …

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