Data Robotics DroboPro vs. QNAP TS-859 Pro

I previously wrote about my impressions of the DroboPro, and in case I was not clear, I was not impressed. I recently read the announcement of the new QNAP TS-859 Pro, and from the literature it seemed like a great device, high performance, feature rich, and power saving. The TS-859 Pro is now available, andContinue reading “Data Robotics DroboPro vs. QNAP TS-859 Pro”

NEC MultiSync LCD2490WUXi2 and LCD2690WUXi2

I recently replaced my DELL monitors with NEC monitors. The primary reason why I replaced DELL with NEC is color reproduction, I could never quite get the wide gamut DELL’s to look right. I chose the NEC MultiSync 90 series monitors because they have excellent color reproduction, and are reasonably affordable. The alternative would haveContinue reading “NEC MultiSync LCD2490WUXi2 and LCD2690WUXi2”

Intel DP45SG and Lian-Li PC-C33B HTPC

I recently built a new home theater PC using an Intel DP45SG motherboard and a Lian-Li PC-C33B case. I am replacing my existing HTPC that appears to be not quite compatible with Windows 7. The existing machine uses a Lian-Li PC-C31B case, Intel DG33TL motherboard, and ATI Sapphire HD 2600XT video card. I started documentingContinue reading “Intel DP45SG and Lian-Li PC-C33B HTPC”