Getting Educated on the Status of PCI-E 3.0

[nextpage title=”Introduction “]Recently, motherboard manufacturers have been fighting their hardest to differentiate their products from one another in an effort to re-invigorate the stagnant PC business. A lot of this messaging has taken a very...

UEFI – Just How Important It Really Is

[nextpage title=”Introduction”]This article delves into the new UEFI architecture and why it is much more important to the computer world than you think.Computer hardware has evolved a great deal in the past few decades. Graphics cards and sound cards are...

The Art of Tweaking

[nextpage title=”Introduction “]Overclocking has always been somewhat of a taboo to a majority of users – whether it is voiding the warranty, overworking the components (that can potentially damage if incorrectly done), or just plain noise and heat....

AMD 990FX: Prepping for Bulldozer

[nextpage title=”Introduction”]Recently, AMD released its new line of chipsets, the 900 series. In this editorial, we will discuss the high-end model, the 990FX.As a reader of Hardware Secrets, you are well aware that our goal is to...