End of Windows 7

End of Windows 7

As of today January 14, 2020 Windows 7 has officially reached it’s end of life. Even though this is the case some companies will extend support for their products to later dates if you are planning to wait to upgrade to Windows 10, Google being one of them with their popular browser “Chrome”. Google is […]

SSD & RAM Pricing hike due to power outage?

SSD & RAM Pricing hike due to power outage?

A massive power outage in Hwaseong, South Korea caused the Samsung wafer manufacturing plant to go without power for more than one minute. Yes, one whole minute. This outage caused the manufacturing plant to discard many silicon wafers that would be used in SSDs and RAM. This means that the amazing prices for RAM and […]

Windows 10 Update 1909

Windows 10 Update 1909

Windows 10 version 1909 has officially been released by Microsoft, and is available for download via Windows Update. This update is the eighth major release, since the release of Windows 10. The November update is categorized as a minor update, and will not require as much downtime for installation, as the May 2019 may have […]

Computer Running Slow?

Computer Running Slow?

Does your computer seem to be running slower and slower? Are you performing maintenance such as clearing out unnecessary files and installing needed updates but it still seems bogged down? This could be a clear indication that your hard drive could be failing and it is time for a replacement. That being said switching to […]

Purchase a new computer during the holidays?

Purchase a new computer during the holidays?

If you have ever purchased a new computer, most people understand that straight out of the box it comes with bloatware. At Frankenstein we consider bloatware as any useless fluff programs that are pre-installed on a system that may not be needed. If you would like to bring that new computer to us, we can […]

Microsoft may remove unused Windows 10 features

Microsoft may remove unused Windows 10 features

You may have noticed the people icon in the bottom left hand corner of your Windows 10 system. This icon allows the user to input contact information such as email, phone numbers and sync calendars.  Microsoft announced that this feature is no longer in development and that it may be removed.  This announcement is due […]

Price Increase…

Price Increase…

Thank you for your support as we enter our 20th year of making happy clients in and around Austin! As we start our twentieth year of servicing businesses and residential clients in and around Austin, Texas we find ourselves having to increase our prices. Our last price increase was almost 6 years ago and after […]

Holiday shopping

Holiday shopping

With the holiday season coming up many people will be looking to purchase new systems. But what should you get? Do you have a budget in mind? Do you need top of the line parts? Apple, Pre-built OEM, or Custom built? All of these are just SOME of the factors to consider when purchasing a […]

24/7/365 Network Monitoring

24/7/365 Network Monitoring

24/7/365 Network Monitoring… Frankenstein Computers has a 24/7/365 Network Monitoring Service. For a minimal cost we will will be able to monitor your entire network including: Inventory the network Discover and record all systems, servers, printers and devices on the network. Gather all technical data about each device. Track all software on each device to […]

Threadripper 1920 Is It Worth It Now?

Threadripper 1920 Is It Worth It Now?

AMD shook up the CPU market in 2017 with their release of their Ryzen CPUs for consumers. Well they also decided to break into the High-End Desktop market by releasing their version of Intel’s i9 processors that went for high core count and decent performance. At launch the TR 1920 was a whopping $800, which […]