tl;dr Apparently I ran into what is known as “bent pins” issue on my S1156-based Gigabyte GA-P55M-UD2 board the other day. 4GB of RAM started to feel cramped and adding

Linking a couple of posts I made on encountering the subject: CPU overheats during high usage “throttling not supported” tldr: they’re cheap for a reason check thermal paste situation, it

Creative Zen Vision M rescue operation

Introduction I’ve recently done a rescue operation of a Creative Zen Vision M 30G device that refuses to power up. I’m writing it up so people who have the same