Postmortem of a Scaleway related not-too-critical downtime

/blog/upload/scaleway_support_plans.png On 30.04.2020 pc-kombo saw a downtime of 1h15m. Both the PC hardware recommender including the benchmark and this blog were down. Being down completely would be critical for many sites and services, for this site it was not that bad because the amount of visitors hit was probably small. Still, that downtime was during the first period pc-kombo did some paid advertising, so it wasn’t perfect timi…

A Warning against WD Hard Drives

Broken WD Red Seldom does pc-kombo have to warn against specific companies. Normally, evasion simply happens by not recommending bad products, and it’s only shops treating buyers badly that had to be kicked from …

The most common mistakes when planning a gaming PC

If mistakes means picking parts that are not necessary or for which better alternatives exist. These planning mistakes are something that I observe all the time in forums like /r/buildapc. Avoid the…