Acer Aspire TC-780 / ATC-780-AMZi5 Review: $400 Upgradeable Quad Core i5 PC



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VIDEO INDEX:
00:35 – Hardware overview
01:52 – Upgrade options: GPU, memory, CPU, storage
04:01 – Performance : Web browsing, YouTube, Word, multitasking
05:30 – Gaming: Minecraft
06:02 – Gaming: Counterstrike: GO
06:32 – Gaming: Rocket League
06:58 – Switching to dual channel RAM discussion
08:14 – Kodi / home theater movie playback performance
08:54 – Conclusion and final thoughts

This is a lot of computer for the money.

I look at a lot of low cost PCs that come in at and around this price point. Typically they are appliances that don’t have a lot of horsepower and aren’t very upgradeable. This one breaks that mold and delivers a fairly powerful quad core i5 PC with a healthy 8 GB of RAM and plenty of room for upgrades.

Out of the box it will perform most casual tasks as well as perhaps many premium computers will. I found it to very easily tackle complex Word documents while simultaneously watching a 60 frames per second 1080p video from YouTube. And even though it lacks an onboard graphics card (GPU) it was able to achieve playable frame rates in popular games like Rocket League, Minecraft, and Counterstrike.

Is it a gaming PC? Definitely not as configured but there is some ability to make it into an entry level one thanks to a PCIe x16 slot that should be able to accommodate a slot powered mini GPU. The 300 watt power supply should have enough juice to power it. It also has a free RAM slot to bring its included DDR4 RAM into dual channel mode to better enhance gameplay.

Gripes? Not many. I do wish Acer configured the computer with two 4GB RAM modules vs. the single 8GB module installed. The reason is that when memory is installed in pairs the computer will perform faster as can be seen in the attached video during the Rocket League segment. Also for $400 don’t expect much out of the keyboard and mouse – they’re about as cheap as you can get.

For the money this is a great value and worth considering for a family PC – especially if family members plan to do some video / photo editing and other demanding tasks. Even without the GPU this quad core computer packs a decent punch for a very low price.

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How-to Asus N552VX M.2 SSD upgrade installation



How to: add a M.2 SSD to the ASUS N552VX notebook. Also available as N552VW.
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In this video we will add a M.2 SSD drive to the Asus N552VX via the unused M.2 slot, located on the motherboard. In total you can install three SSD’s in the Asus N552; M.2 SSD slot, HDD bay and DVD bay (via HDD Caddy).

Video cloning hard drive to SSD:

You’ll need:
-M.2 SSD (SATA & PCIe x4; NVMe and AHCI )
-An extra screw (same as the screw at the back of the optical drive)
-Spudger or case opener
-Philips 00 screwdriver

Step 1. Unscrew all the screws at the bottom of the Asus N552 notebook
Step 1a. Remove the DVD drive
Step 1b. Remove the compartment cover
Step 1c. Remove the hard drive
Step 2. Jam the spudger gently between the bottom cover and the top cover. Note: begin at the two USB ports
Step 3. Remove the bottom cover. Optional: disconnect the battery for safety reasons
Step 4. Place the SSD in the M.2 slot
Step 4a. Slide the SSD under the heat pipe
Step 4b. Place the SSD carefully in the slot
Step 4c. Push the SSD in the slot using the spudger
Step 4d. Secure the SSD in the notebook with a screw
Step 5 Reassemble everything in reverse order

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Nokia Lumia 800 demo



We get real up close and personal with the Nokia Lumia 800 windows phone device, just announced at Nokia World 2011.

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FIRST LOOK – True 4K for $5K – The New Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector



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Take a look at the new Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector.

Up to 200 inches (4096 x 2160 resolution) in True 4K HDR in any room. With more than four times the resolution of Full HD, 4K delivers a picture that’s so incredibly lifelike, it’s like being in the scene or at the game. Experience the latest HDR content with an extremely wide contrast range and a greater volume of colors.

Key Features:
• SXRD™ Imagers times 3
• HDR Compatible – Enjoy all types of content in 4K HDR.
• Action stays smooth and sharp with MotionFlow™
• Colors come alive with TRILUMINOS™ Display
• Watch for longer with a 225 W high-pressure lamp.
• Flexible home installation with wide zoom and shift lens

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REPARACIÓN TV LG QUE NO ENCIENDE!… PARTE 1



Reparación de un tv LG el cual me llego porque no encendía la falla horizontal en corto….
En una segunda parte les mostrare la reparación y detección de otras fallas..
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Connect Samsung Galaxy Phones to Playstation 3 using DLNA (Read Update)



UPDATE: This feature also works on Galaxy S4 & Galaxy Note 3.
In this video I show how to connect the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Playstation 3 or any other device using the DLNA feature in the Smartphone. I’ve been told that these steps also works for Galaxy S4 and Note 1 & 2. This actually works with any device that had DLNA in it. This is the Sprint version.

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I installed Windows 95 on my Apple Watch



With a 520 MHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, and 8GB of internal storage, the Apple Watch packs a lot of computing horsepower into a very small package. On paper, its processor alone is about twenty-five times faster than the average 386, and 512 MB was the size of a hard drive in the mid nineties, not memory. As a result, I was feeling confident that the Apple Watch had the ability to run one of the most revered desktop operating systems Redmond has ever produced.

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Game | Telugu Latest Full Movies | Mohan Babu, Vishnu, Parvati Melton, Shobana



Watch & Enjoy Game Full Movie With English Subtitles Exclusively on #SriBalajiVideo. #Game Movie Starring Mohan Babu, Vishnu, Parvati Melton, Shobana, Sunil, Brahmanandam, Raghubabu, Directed By Ramprasad G, Music Composed by Sandeep Chowta.

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Nintendo – Get Ready for E3 2015!



Nintendo’s expanded lineup at this year’s E3 includes the glorious return of the Nintendo World Championships after a 25-year absence, a new Nintendo Digital Event on June 16 at 9 a.m. PT, the always in-depth Nintendo Treehouse: Live @ E3 from the show floor and a chance to play Mario Maker at more than 120 Best Buy locations. Oh, also … maybe a new president of NOA?

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