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Thank you everyone for the patience during this pandemic as everything is harder and takes more time. Stay strong!

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We often get together with our friends for some gaming nights and they always bring with them office laptops or big desktop towers to game on.Since I have a bunch of mini PCs (some of the HUMBLE demo builds) I wanted to put them to use so my friends don’t have to bring with them anything except some drinks and snacks! The original 1156 Build Log can be found here. The gen 2 and 3 builds are pretty strog with the… Read More »Build Log – 1156 Re-Build

Build Log – 1156 Re-Build

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I have always loved playing games like GTA 5 and Fallout 4 that have full controller support on the TV. It is just a more pleasant experience playing from the softness of the sofa in a number of different unhealthy body postures. Also co-op games like the Trine series is just more fun sitting next to each other while looking at the same screen.The process of such gaming sessions so far started with me routing a 15 meter HDMI cable… Read More »Build Log – 1150 Haswell

Build Log – 1150 Haswell

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The last missing piece from my collection of Intel based ITX PCs from the -kind of- monopol era of the company is the 2nd generation or Sandy Bridge architecture.Back then ITX boards were available of course but finding one today was not an easy task. This is the reason why this build log came together a bit later than the rest. I was checking the used hardware marketplaces over and over again in the last few months and finally I… Read More »Build Log – 1155 Sandy Bridge

Build Log – 1155 Sandy Bridge

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So this build log is a bit different from the rest you can find on the site as this one is not built by me. I was just a guiding light to show the way into the depths of PC building/gaming. The story starts with my 13 year old nephew who was cornered into gaming with an Xbox One at young age and thats what he would knew for a long time period. He did not care much about pc gaming… Read More »Build Log – AM4 Pinnacle Ridge

Build Log – AM4 Pinnacle Ridge

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So a few weeks ago I recieved a request for a fully-passive Home Theater PC build in a glossy black HUMBLE ITX case. The requirements regarding the hardware were not that demanding: the machine should be able to play 4k Losless REMUXes of Blu-ray movies at 60fps or more without a hiccup. These specifications pretty much demanded a use of a dedicated graphic cards to help with the data stream decoding that simple CPUs of the previous generations could not… Read More »Build Log – 1151 Skylake

Build Log – 1151 Skylake

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