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Forum: Homebuilt PC's Yesterday, 07:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Updating an XP box

On Mon, 10 Dec 2018 06:44:14 -0600, pheasant16
wrote:

Not a gamer, just need a newer OS to run current browsers so can do
things on websites that don't accept what works on...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 9th 18, 06:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Updating an XP box

On Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:40:44 -0500, Flasherly
wrote:

I would encourage your expectations in all regards, except for a
PCIE SSD.

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The PCIE construct is one to first establish...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 9th 18, 05:40 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 18
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Updating an XP box

On Sun, 9 Dec 2018 08:35:05 -0600, pheasant16
wrote:

Have an old box using XP with 5 hard drives full of data that needs
updating due to financial website issues and...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 8th 18, 08:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Switched out CPU

On Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:08:31 -0500, Flasherly
wrote:

Ergo sum - there's nothing imperfectly empirical to keep on
overclocking to 10GHz.

Swapped in the AMD Fx octal and can't...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 7th 18, 07:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Switched out CPU

On Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:08:31 -0500, Flasherly
wrote:

I still need test the two units of wire-paired, SATA3 qualified
cables, I got from Hong Kong. They're still in their...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 7th 18, 07:08 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Switched out CPU

On Fri, 07 Dec 2018 05:01:44 -0500, Flasherly
wrote:

Initially had problems, fixed when I turned off BIOS: AMD Auto Pwr
Management.

-

That's not AMD PWR MNGMT. I'd turned...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 7th 18, 11:01 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 36
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Switched out CPU

Blows the doors off the Phenom II 2.6GHz for responsiveness, although
all cores loaded encoding is strange and would seem somewhat slow by
comparison. The reviews I read, however, did mention that...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 6th 18, 04:16 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Funny - Spectre 32" Monitor

On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:42:12 -0500, Paul
wrote:

With the protection plan, take it to the store, say "it's broken",
and they should provide a monitor as a replacement. The...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 5th 18, 06:39 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Funny - Spectre 32" Monitor

On Wed, 05 Dec 2018 11:41:43 -0500, Paul
wrote:

The Walmart protection plan is 3 years for...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 5th 18, 05:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 31
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Funny - Spectre 32" Monitor

Walmart online, pickup at the nearest store.

Walmart advertised it on sale for $79.

Walmart really, really needs to sell it for $35, but no one's
interested, and plenty can't wait to buy one.

I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 5th 18, 04:55 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 35
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
another 1920x1200 LCD problem

On Wed, 5 Dec 2018 02:25:18 -0800 (PST), wrote:

I had a Samsung 2443 sitting in a cupboard for ages. I plugged it in to a
laptop using VGA cable, and screen is blank. If I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 5th 18, 03:39 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
HP L2335 1920x1200 monitor died (?) after 12 years, 1 year after static eletric discharge and 3 days after HDMI experiment via GT 520.

On Mon, 3 Dec 2018 11:26:47 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

Hey Flasherly...

I believe you when it says it's acting up...

The HP L2335 monitor sometimes also did weird...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 2nd 18, 05:24 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
HP L2335 1920x1200 monitor died (?) after 12 years, 1 year after static eletric discharge and 3 days after HDMI experiment via GT 520.

On Sat, 1 Dec 2018 23:56:22 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

MIne's 20 years old, when a big-honkin 32" flatpanel first cost $1000,
though I run it native at 1360x768. It's a teevee -...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 27th 18, 11:30 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
spdif pins

On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 19:07:46 -0500, Paul
wrote:

Epanorama has always been a good source.

http://www.epanorama.net/documents/audio/spdif.html

I hadn't noticed either that...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 26th 18, 10:36 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
spdif pins

On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:49:35 -0500, Paul
wrote:

Somewhere, there has to be a declaration concerning
the format of the data.

Wiki has t hem.
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 26th 18, 05:10 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 214
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Something is scanning my system, probably spyware in Firefox.

On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 22:48:56 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang"
wrote:

I don't get paid to solve Unix and Linux problems as well. :)

Window$ is a common OS for the world. So we...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 26th 18, 11:40 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 6
Views: 78
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
spdif pins

On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 22:15:59 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

2. How many encoded signals travel over the cable.

3. The encoding used over the cable.

Why and how would there be 1,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 25th 18, 07:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 214
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Something is scanning my system, probably spyware in Firefox.

On Sun, 25 Nov 2018 18:32:14 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang"
wrote:

I don't get paid to solve Micro$oft's problems. It's not my business.

Neither do I. I was reading an...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 24th 18, 11:52 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Not supply junk for powering nothing

On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:03:44 -0500, Flasherly
wrote:


Or you buy this for $20

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The only deal going, except possibly a 256G PCI-E HP SSD for $40,
after looking over recent...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 24th 18, 06:32 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 69
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Microsoft Terminal

Interesting...

Costco selling Microsoft Office 365 and then taxing it on top of a
digital Miscrosoft product download. Renting a MSFT product for
periodic time disclosures through a online WEB...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 24th 18, 05:48 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 214
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Something is scanning my system, probably spyware in Firefox.

On Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:39:48 +0800, "Mr. Man-wai Chang"
wrote:

But it's the easiest way out when you just
couldn't figure out what's going on inside Window$. We are not...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 24th 18, 12:37 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 67
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
How many audio channels over 1 pin spdif ? (x-fi)

On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 03:44:33 -0500, Paul
wrote:


They're probably damn good DACs. That's probably not the weakest link.

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Many more MBs have audio chipsets that are now to...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 23rd 18, 08:03 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Not supply junk for powering nothing

About half off give or take.

You buy at a crap-shot on junk for $20.

Or you buy this for $20

EVGA 500 BR 100-BR-0500-K1 500W
ATX12V / EPS12V SLI CrossFire 80 PLUS BRONZE
Certified Non-Modular...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 21st 18, 11:18 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 22
Views: 214
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Something is scanning my system, probably spyware in Firefox.

On Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:52:49 -0200, Shadow wrote:

Of course. The backup/install would be contaminated. I'd shut
down the system, then make a Kaspersky Rescue Disk on a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 20th 18, 07:47 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 72
Views: 1,118
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again"

On Mon, 19 Nov 2018 19:06:19 -0800 (PST),
wrote:

So the moral of the story is basically:
Wait till your SSD dies ?
Or in any other words:
The real frustration of SSDs...
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