Tag: FrankenBuild

BYOB Episode 107

BYOB Episode 107

Last show of 2012! We have a special guest with us today. Gavin Campbell is going to share his virtual server. Michael has updated his virtual server as well. It the Virtual edition of the BYOB Podcast. Gavin Campbell – @gavin_campbell Gavin Campbell’s VM setup: Hyper-V Server OS:  Windows Hyper-V 2012 Server Core Motherboard:  ASRock […]

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BYOB Episode 100

BYOB Episode 100

This week Jim Collison and John Zajdler join us for an open discussion of technology and hardware. It BYOB’s longest show yet so keep that commute in the slow lane for The 100th episode of The BYOB Podcast. BYOB reaches its 100th episode milestone! It was pretty much an open free for all discussion for […]

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BYOB Episode 91

BYOB Episode 91

WHS2011 is dead! Server 2012 essentials, Windows 8’s amazing deal,AMD does it still blow? Intel 330 SSD, iOS Podcast app, WD has Routers?! Gigabyte and Thunderbolt…wonder twin powers activate! Welcome to the BYOB Podcast! Windows Home Server & SBS, Told To Go Home Well pricing skus for the new Windows Server 2012 lineup are out […]

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BYOB Episode 88

BYOB Episode 88

XBOX E3 hardware/compatibility updates, more server Issues, Windows on a laptop Mike gives us his experience. Thunderbolt comes to PC hardware, Cheap butt kicking HTPC, Server 12 first impressions. Another info packed show on this weeks BYOB Podcast. Windows 8 – The Struggle Within Mike install win8 on his laptop and had a few issues. […]

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BYOB Episode 62

BYOB Episode 62

Logitech Link, iOS5, Corsair has more new gear, and answer the question: rack or not? While helping a listener with his huge home build. AMD Bulldozer does it push Intel out of the top slot? It’s a big fat one on this weeks BYOB Podcast. Sponsor: GoToMeeting with HD Faces makes it easy to collaborate […]

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BYOB Episode 56

BYOB Episode 56

Timekills returns with an update on SSD cahing, Asus k53E review, Llano or i3 HTPC? Corsair Force GT SSD. On this weeks BYOB Podcast SSD Cache Testing Steve (aka Timekills) returns to update us on his test results using a Z68 board with SSD caching. Cheap Laptop? This One Doesn’t Suck! Michael went looking for […]

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BYOB Episode 53

BYOB Episode 53

Tonight we talk with Thomas B (AKA thobel on the forums) on his hardware.  As you can see from the pictures, he has some pretty impressive stuff.  We also touch on a new Corsair power supply series and we talk briefly on the EX-503B.  Let us know what you think and don’t forget to post […]

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BYOB Episode 47

BYOB Episode 47

SpacePilot Pro, Logitech MX5500, eVGA GT250 &  Superclock HSF, Short discussion on backups and clean uninterrupted power. Project One gets an update. Apple iPAD2 talk on this weeks BYOB Podcast.   As always, let us know what you think and what you would like to hear about. Reviews 3d Connexion SpacePilot Pro Logitech MX5500 Bluetooth keyboard […]

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Project: RedBox

Project: RedBox

An HTPC in every room! Well not really but it sure feels like that’s what I’ve been doing lately. Long story short I wanted to add HTPC functionality in my bedroom. Too keep it unobtrusive I opted for something that would look good sitting on the furniture, but wasn’t massive overtly obvious it was a […]

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Project: Scrapyard

Project: Scrapyard

So I’ve been on a tear, building HTPCs for every room. The cost was starting to get ridiculous though. so I started looking through my old parts to see what I could piece together with minimal cost. Since this was going to be for my home gym, the typical specs for an HTPC really didn’t […]

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