While we get a lot of traffic from articles about heatsinks, cases, motherboards and other PC hardware, there are just some articles that just shoot past all of the others and really stand out. Listed here are the most popular OCModShop articles from the past decade.
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Nearly everyone in modern society has need for portable digital storage, and therefore carry some sort of USB flash drive. They have replaced the floppy drive in terms of portable ubiquity (even Windows finally uses them to load disk drivers at install time), and it’s so convenient to be able to copy files to and [...]
There are numerous options out there for cooling your case. The last I checked everyone and their mother had a fan that was meant to “optimize” the effective cooling by having different blade shapes, or floating magnetic movement opposed to ball bearing movement. And then there are sizes… LOTS of sizes. Everyone’s fan is better [...]
Those nuts over at Activision have done it again. They have dropped another golden egg in our laps and that baby is hatching into what could be one of the biggest games of 2009. I was surprised and impressed with their latest masterpiece, so much so that I was willing to buy it the day [...]
Technology moves so quickly that almost everyone has analog (tape) and digital video they want to save and enjoy. Even with today’s low-cost, high quality cameras and ubiquitous camphones is that the results are usually less than great viewing quality. Unless you’re carrying a bank of photo lights around the video is usually a little on [...]
I had an issue on two of my computers where the screen saver would never start. I could preview the screen saver, but no matter how long I waited it would never come on. I tried a number of things, changing various settings, but nothing seemed to work. Last night I did another search on [...]
The gaming industry is a competitive market these days. Everyone has to have the latest thing to keep up with the demanding, hardware sucking games that are being churned out every day with little hesitation. And the video card makers are making a killing off of us. Not just a killing, a freaking massacre. Sure, [...]
PC Gamers like them some headphones. Whether its communicating with team members in tactical shooters, taunting n00bs in PvP, or just not waking your significant other when gaming into the wee hours, a good headset is a necessary tool for gamers. There are a few features that make a headset helpful in the world of PC gaming. [...]
I have a desktop PC running Vista Ultimate, and I want it running at its full potential. I have several hard drives, and notice that they do a “hard click” after a while, turning themselves off. I hate it when hard drives do that… I’ve had too many hard drive crashes that this noise makes me [...]
Digital videos and photos are no longer in the realm of the geek. Nowadays even the average person has a large collection of digital music, movies,and videos… and these are usually located on the family computer. What if you want to watch your movies or share your latest vacation photos in your living room? Not [...]
PC Gamers need to hear in order to play effectively. What good is your genetically-enhanced super-soldier if he doesn’t know to shoot through the wall to take out the hidden zombie horde? If he (or she) walks through that door unprepared, then his (or her) brains are Kibble Chow. Seriously, PC gamers expect a lot [...]
Okay, time for another round of in-your-face video card action. There are several video cards on the market right now that will show you a good time. Some do it for a little more, some do it for a little less. But just like a trip to Vegas, what really matters is the quality of [...]
Windows Vista of course, has lots of extra features, which usually means you need a faster computer to keep the same speed as the previous generation. One of the most basic things people do with their comptuers is browse for files using Explorer. Sometimes you can think your comptuer is really slow, because Explorer is busy [...]