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Major upgrade by Rene Lamontagne
I am contemplating upgrading my I7 950 system due to age, which I built in 2010. I would be looking at replacing 5 items. CPU Motherboard Memory Video...
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Today 01:05 AM
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Danger Will Rogers: UDMA Drive Cheksum S.M.A.R.T. Talking by Flasherly[_2_]
Never heard a 6G/s SATA cable, stuck in between vanes in plugged run-away thermal CPU cooler fan, up and get smart before. But I did lose a mechanical HDD,...
Today 12:02 AM
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CS8416 digital receiver chip [DAC] by Flasherly[_2_]
Took apart the DAC I like and looked for the chip nomenclatures. No wonder I kept telling myself the thing was special, either that or my ears were growing...
April 22nd 19 10:18 PM
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Soft/Freeware CPU Temp Capture Event Processing by Flasherly[_2_]
Old standby, SpeedFan, on this octal. Along with Core Temp (author Libeman). Both in the system tray. SpeedFan, however and for whatever reason I'm sticking...
April 20th 19 03:37 AM
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anybody remember "high-end desktops" in the 1990s? by [email protected]
When I was at uni, the department had some SPARCstations and AlphaStations with 512 MiB of RAM. I got a job with a geophysical company and they were running...
April 20th 19 02:23 AM
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Can I virtually restore a PC? by RayLopez99
Here's my dilemma: I want to recover some photos on my girl's now dead laptop (she spilled coffee in it, typical girl hehe). I have a backup. The laptop was...
April 18th 19 04:55 PM
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How to unlock Bios? And a protocol for getting the BIOS screen in aDell Latitude by RayLopez99
I bought an ex-corporate Dell Latitude from 7 years ago and so far so good, but it has a locked BIOS. I wonder if it's worth unlocking? I don't think so,...
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April 18th 19 05:46 AM
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How do you recycle solar panels? by Mr. Man-wai Chang
How do you recycle solar panels? Without any pollution? -- @[email protected] Remain silent! Drink, Blink, Stretch! Live long and prosper!! / v \ Simplicity is...
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April 18th 19 12:37 AM
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Getting rid of HP services and software on your PC by RayLopez99
In Windows 10 I no longer use HP printers or scanners, have not for years (last time I think I was running Windows 7 or 8 on this machine, so these HP settings...
April 17th 19 11:51 PM
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Make it Stop by Flasherly[_2_]
A connector, in the back of the computer, a little jiggling around things, and do I really deserve all this? The HDD transfer issues, I thought heat related,...
April 17th 19 09:56 PM
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Congratulations! You are King of All Idiots' Day Fixes by Flasherly[_2_]
AMD FX-Series FX-4100 Zambezi FD4100WMW4KGU Socket AM3+ 95W CPU Burnt like hell when I touched the heatwick pipes. That connector TOSLINK problem, I had to...
April 16th 19 10:35 AM
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what hardware is needed for multiple-screen displays by Yes[_2_]
I just saw an ad for an ASUS monitor showing 9 monitors in a 3x3 matrix being used to show a picture. It got me curious. Other than the monitors themselves,...
April 15th 19 10:53 PM
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Split DACs by Flasherly[_2_]
Needed a TOSLINK laser splitter, which arrived from Hong Kong. Works good once I filed down some plastic surround the plug adaptor and figured a tip shorter...
April 13th 19 09:11 AM
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power used by just the fan in a power supply? by [email protected]
I heard at a HPC presentation that the fan in the power supply of a 1U server "pizza box" can draw 15-20 W! I looked up the specs of some 40 mm case fans...
April 8th 19 09:16 PM
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Chrome blasts XP out of the water when I Exit from it by John B. Smith
My employer uses Google Chrome for their OS (it's a school). I installed some variant of the Chrome browser on my WindowsXP desktop and am able to sign onto...
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April 4th 19 11:03 PM
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DAC Everything by Flasherly[_2_]
I found some $3000/US DAC units. I got the cheapest on Amazon, the most people like, and had to immediately take it apart. Poor construction tolerances for a...
March 30th 19 08:23 AM
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Nice by Flasherly[_2_]
Got the NEOTECH DAC. Smaller USB PWR plug & basically the same as the older unit. Except the NEOTECH headphone output plug works. The old unit was...
March 26th 19 05:06 AM
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Stereo PC crap [AKA: digital domain audio/visual] by Flasherly[_2_]
Swapped out one of two ASUS Xonar's, I have, in duplicated models. Seems I managed to break the primary backplane stereo/quad (archaic: duplicity) over various...
March 21st 19 07:17 PM
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Here they come by Flasherly[_2_]
Direct China marketing, but 500G may be a sub-$50 sooner than expected ADATA via Rakuten.com has SU650 960GB on sale for $85. Use code AD15. 480 GB also...
March 16th 19 02:31 AM
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WTF is this on winfast nf4fsk8aa motherboard, wierd optical spdif ? by [email protected]
What the **** is this on the last picture ? https://www.legitreviews.com/winfast-nf4sk8aa-8ekrs-motherboard-review_328/2 4's thing from the left, it's some...
February 10th 19 09:20 AM
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