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Check a Power Supply Unit’s Efficiency

Here’s a tip for people looking to build a new computer or upgrade their existing one. Most things inside the computer will require power measured in “watts”. To put it simply, this measures the rate at which electricity moves through a circuit. One watt (1W) is equal to one joule of energy consumed in one …

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Know the Difference Between Wall Chargers and USB Chargers

Another short, sharp tip for this evening. It seems these days that we have a constant merry-go-round of gadgets needing to be recharged be it mobile phones, tablet devices, portable music devices, wireless console controllers or even USB batteries. Sometimes, we just need to charge something quickly without knowing which option is necessarily best. USB …

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