Computers

CPU/GPU Thermal Compounds Comparison Table (2019)

CPU/GPU Thermal Compounds Comparison Table (2019)

This is a list of most popular or subjectively best price/performance thermal paste compounds (or TIMs = Thermal Interface Materials) compiled for my personal quick reference and comparison. I thought it might be useful for others, as well. It is not considered as complete at this stage. Brand / Model Thermal Price [2] Density [3] […]

VirtualDub x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265_param_default_preset Failed

VirtualDub x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265_param_default_preset Failed

VirtualDub & x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265vfw [error]: x265_param_default_preset failed Recently, we decided to try new x265 HEVC (High-Efficiency Video Codec) VFW Edition for VirtualDub2 (successor of original VirtualDub 1.10x and VirtualDub FilterMod) and encountered this strange error: x265vfw [error]: x265_param_default_preset failed VirtualDub Error Cannot start video compression: An unknown error […]

INTEL CPU Stock Cooler Thermal Paste Replacement Step-By-Step Guide

INTEL CPU Stock Cooler Thermal Paste Replacement Step-By-Step Guide

How to uninstall & reinstall Intel CPU Stock cooler? How to replace old thermal paste with new one? Recently, I decided to revamp my old, almost forgotten, Core2Duo powered desktop PC, which, amazingly, still works perfectly fine as a media/internet PC, and has enough power to run Full HD videos, even at 60 FPS. As […]