Part 2 – The Man Without a Plan
19 March 2013 1:11 PM | 2 Comments
The next step in Matt's journey to build his first PC...Read More
Part 1: A n00b In Need
05 March 2013 1:25 PM | 34 Comments
For 6 long years I’ve sat here helping to shift boxes of things I don’t really understand. Don’t get me wrong, I know DDR5 memory is an improvement on DDR3 and that Intel’s Core i7 processor is a step up from their Core i5, but I don’t really know why. (Apparently, “cos it’s 2 more“ isn’t a sufficient answer!) So to try and expand my limited knowledge, and to keep me busy for the next few weeks, I’m going to roll up my shirt sleeves, do a bit of research and build a desktop PC from scratch.Read More
The Dabs Diamond Awards 2012!
14 January 2013 3:53 PM | 1 Comment
It was that time of year again as the great and the good of the technology industry gathered at the Midland Hotel in Manchester for the prestigious Diamond Awards 2012. With representatives from the biggest names in technology there, everyone waited with anticipation to see...Read More
- Part 2 – The Man Without a Plan
Posted on March 5, 2012 | No CommentsAMD are on a fast-paced launch schedule at the moment with a number of GPUs being launched, this week I’d like to have a quick look at the Radeon 7000 series, carrying with it the 28nm Graphics Core Next architecture first introduced in Tahiti. If...
Posted on December 14, 2011 | No CommentsEditor’s note: this is a guest post by Dave at TechRadar.com, one of our favourite sources for tech news and reviews. Here are his thoughts on the best processors around today. Things have been changing pretty quickly in the world of processors recently. First off...
Posted on October 15, 2010 | 3 Comments“McDunc – I’m Not Lovin’ It” Just when you thought this week couldn’t get any betterafter the jubilant return of the Chilean miners… it’s the return of Dunc! Happy Friday everyone! In the same week as 33 Chilean miners returned from two months underground, dabs.com...
Posted on October 7, 2010 | 1 CommentDuring October 2010 anyone who buys one of our Three ASUS AMD Self-Build Bundles will be automatically entered into a draw to win to a Patriot Memory 120GB Inferno 2.5″ Solid State Drive Worth Over £180! Continuing in the tradition of giving you an extra incentive...
Posted on October 1, 2010 | No Comments“NEVER SAY NO TO PANDA!” Pinch, Punch, first day of the month – make a wish! September is over and October us upon us – rejoice in the knowledge that it’s about to get colder! Don’t worry though, between dabs.com and Dunc’s Deals we’ll keep...
Posted on September 10, 2010 | 5 Comments“Get in it to win it! The Dabs Blog Name Game!” The headline news 70 years ago was that of the commencement of the Blitz… this week we saw Wayne Rooney’s indiscretions and the Queen Vic burning down – oh how far we’ve come! Seriously...
Posted on August 27, 2010 | No CommentsWhat a difference a week makes, 168 little hours! Well, well, well… here we are again! It’s Friday! Not just any Friday though – it’s special in oh so many ways! First off, it’s the last Friday of the month, which means its Pay Day....
Posted on August 13, 2010 | No CommentsKeith Lemon, Peas, Exclusive deals & Ben the Dog needs a meal! Well done if you’re reading this today – Friday 13th – or even afterwards; as it means you survived “the most feared day of the year”. Despite my claims that I am terrified...