Tag Archives: expansion cards

Review: TBS TBS6925 PCI-e Professional Satellite Tuner Card

It’s been a very long time in the making – prior to purchasing this card in 2011, TBS had been in contact with me as I was helping them with some bug-fixing for a different model of card, and they … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: AMR, CNR cards

In the Pentium 3 era, some bright mind came up with the idea that they could make a special slot which could provide network/modem capabilities more cheaply by providing the ability to interface with the onboard components directly rather than … Continue reading

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Tech Flashback: PCI Graphics Cards

Here’s another tech flashback (and about time too!). The first graphics cards I knew of were in the ISA 8-bit and 16-bit form factor, then came VLB – the last hurrah for ISA. Then the higher-bandwidth PCI, boasting 32-bits. This … Continue reading

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