After Hours

Cracking open the HP Blackbird 002 DE LCi gaming PC

In the good old days

I remember a time when I could put a PC together from parts in a single afternoon while drinking a few beers and hanging out with some like-minded computer geek friends.

Looking at how complicated this set up is -- I would never try it now.

About Mark Kaelin

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.

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