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The Birth Of Odin – The Productivity Workstation

To begin my career as an attending physician, I purchased an iMac Pro (dubbed Odin at the time), to handle the majority of my day-to-day productivity tasks. I bumped up the specifications slightly to...

The Birth Of Bahamut – My Windows 10 Gaming Battle Station

As part of preparing my new apartment for attending-hood, I modified my previous Hackintosh to be a Windows computer specifically made for gaming. NameBahamutOSMicrosoft Windows 10MotherboardASUS ROG Strix Z390-I Gaming CPUIntel Core i9-9900K (8 cores/16...

Ecobee3 Lite Smart Thermostat

In preparation for my furniture's arrival from Boston tomorrow, I decided to continue my "smart apartment" set up by upgrading the stock Honeywell thermostat to an Ecobee3 Lite smart thermostat. I went with this...

Seagate FireCuda SSHD

I recently upgraded Orion's storage partition from an old Western Digital Green drive that I had been running for years to a Seagate FireCuda solid state hard drive (SSHD). The primary reason for this...

ASUS ROG Strix RX Vega 64 Versus SAPPHIRE Pulse Radeon RX 580

Before heading home to Houston, I was able to purchase the ASUS ROG Strix Vega 64 graphics processing unit (GPU). At the time of this writing, this is arguably the most powerful GPU compatible...

New Battle Station For 2019

My old $100 tempered glass desk from Walmart that survived roughly five years between my residency and fellowships finally met its demise a few days ago. Coincidentally, it was the same weekend that I...

13″ 2018 MacBook Pro – Rigel

I upgraded my 2017 MacBook Pro (Fenix) to a 2018 MacBook Pro last month. The 13 inch, Coffee Lake based computer was a tremendous jump in performance compared to the 2017 model which I...

Upgrading GTX 660 Ti to 980 Ti

My NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660 Ti has been running strong for five years, but I had an opportunity to upgrade at an incredible price point this morning... so I bit. 🙂 I didn't opt for...

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