After Hours

Cracking open the HP Blackbird 002 DE LCi gaming PC

Any port in a storm

These high-end motherboards have support for Gigabit Ethernet, eSATA, USB 2.0, 1394 Firewire, and even SPDIF out.


Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.