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The Lenovo Y510p Replacement Fan from Rangale

The Lenovo Y510p Replacement Fan from Rangale

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing a replacement fan from Rangale for the Lenovo Y510p laptop. This is my 3nd replacement fan as 2 has already failed previously: The last replacement fan actually lasted a whole year, which at least was something. I’m not sure how long the new one will last, but we’ll see since it’s a different brand than the last 2. This fan also comes in a nice branded box, unlike the generic past one. The…

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Upgrading the Lenovo Y720 RAM to 64GB

Upgrading the Lenovo Y720 RAM to 64GB

Hi everyone, I’ve recently upgraded my Lenovo Y720 RAM to 64GB. This laptop came with 16GB initially, but it’s very easy to upgrade it. I was browsing Amazon and found that the Samsung 32GB DDR4 SODIMM modules were the cheapest available, so I went ahead and ordered 2 of them. Upgrading it was as easy as removing the back cover: We can see the 2x 8GB RAM modules installed in the laptop here: And here they are removed: The part…

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Did I just received my UP AI Plus that I backed on Kickstarter?

Did I just received my UP AI Plus that I backed on Kickstarter?

Hi everyone, Today, I got a package with Up Tape in it: I’ve been expecting to receive my UP AI Plus that I backed on Kickstarter last year. The project got several delays due to Intel CPU shortages, but last week, I received a tracking number from AAEON, which makes the UP Board and this just popped up today. It initially should have been delivered on Thursday. I’ll be opening the box and seeing if this is definitely the UP…

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Battery Replacement for HP Stream 7 and 8 tablets done!

Battery Replacement for HP Stream 7 and 8 tablets done!

Hi everyone, Today, I’ll share this picture of what I did during these weeks: That’s right! I’ve replaced the batteries of both my old HP Stream 7 and HP Stream 8 batteries with these Cameron Sino batteries designed for the HP Stream 7 but that also works with the HP Stream 8. You can see that there is plenty of additional space in the HP Stream 8 and that I applied a tape to secure the battery in place. Right…

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Doing some cable management to my Tablet mining rig

Doing some cable management to my Tablet mining rig

Hi everyone, Today, I spent some time in the morning doing some cable management to the area where I have my mining tablets: Those tablets are contributing to distributed computing projects that runs using the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing software, which is also available for Android devices, so my Android tablets are currently contributing to the [email protected] project and to World Community Grid if there’s no yoyo tasks available for them. You can see I made use of…

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The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Unboxing and installation, + AMD Wraith Spire cooler

The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Unboxing and installation, + AMD Wraith Spire cooler

Hi everyone, In this post, I’ll like to show you the pictures and videos of my shiny new AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU which I received yesterday: The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X is the newest CPU in the AMD Ryzen family, along with the 2600, 2600X and 2700. This particular CPU has a base speed of 3.7Ghz and can boost up to 4.3Ghz. It also comes with the new AMD Wraith Prism cooler, which you can see at the final…

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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X shipped!

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X shipped!

Hi everyone, This is another Status Update regarding my soon-to-arrive AMD Ryzen 7 2700X processor. It has been shipped yesterday night, and it is expected to arrive tomorrow 😁 I can’t wait to install this CPU. Today afternoon, I will apply the newest BIOS to the motherboard to have it ready for the brand-new CPU. Stay tuned for more about this new CPU, unboxing, and installation!

AMD Ryzen 2700X is coming!

AMD Ryzen 2700X is coming!

Hi everyone, I have preordered the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU to upgrade my AMD 1700 build. This will provide me a better performance increase as I’m running the CPU at stock speeds, up to 3.20Ghz. The AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU runs at 3.7Ghz base speeds with Precision Boost going up to 4.3Ghz. It is a very nice speed boost compared to my 1700 CPU and considering I was overclocking it to 3.6Ghz, but I had to reverse it…

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The JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter

The JET-5608AK DDR4 SODIMM to DIMM Adapter

Hi everyone, Some time ago, I purchased the JET-5608AK SODIMM to DIMM Adapter. What this does is convert a SODIMM RAM module into a DIMM module. SODIMM is the RAM used on laptops, while DIMMs are the RAM used in Desktop computers. Unboxing: The product came in a very simple box: And opening it shows just the SODIMM to DIMM adapter very well protected: The front of the device can be seen at the start of this posts but here…

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Let’s put my laptop fan to work at maximum speed!

Let’s put my laptop fan to work at maximum speed!

Hi everyone, In this post, today I’ll share you this method that will surely end with your laptop overheating issues. As you may know, CPU fans comes normally with 3 or 4 pins. 3-pin fans are Voltage-controlled, where the variance in voltage changes the CPU fan speed. The 3rd cable sends rotational speed information to the computer and depending on the heat and the BIOS, it will either increase or decrease the fan to a specified RPM. This is very…

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