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Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 8th 18, 10:47 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Warning: Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMDPCs"

"Warning: Microsoft's Meltdown and Spectre patch is bricking some AMD PCs"

https://betanews.com/2018/01/08/microsoft-meltdown-spectre-patch-bricks-amd-pcs/

Jumping out of the frying pan into the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 5th 18, 08:29 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices"

On 1/4/2018 10:03 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices"

http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/03/technology/computer-chip-flaw-security/index.html


"Called...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's January 5th 18, 05:03 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices"

"Major chip flaws affect billions of devices"

http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/03/technology/computer-chip-flaw-security/index.html

"Called Meltdown and Spectre, the flaws exist in processors, a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 26th 17, 11:24 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support

On 12/26/2017 4:03 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 12/24/2017 7:15 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:[i]

Full story:
...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's December 26th 17, 08:06 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt,alt.windows7.general,alt.comp.os.windows-10
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
NVIDIA is gearing up to end 32-bit OS support

On 12/24/2017 7:15 AM, Mr. Man-wai Chang wrote:

Full story:
https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/24/nvidia-is-gearing-up-to-end-32-bit-os-support/


If you haven't upgraded to a 64-bit...
Forum: Storage (alt) December 18th 17, 05:12 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs ofthe Future?"

On 12/15/2017 5:20 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:19:22 -0600, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

On 12/15/2017 1:12 AM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Thu, 14 Dec...
Forum: Storage (alt) December 15th 17, 10:19 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs ofthe Future?"

On 12/15/2017 1:12 AM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:52:55 -0600, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs of...
Forum: Storage (alt) December 14th 17, 07:52 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs of theFuture?"

"What is HAMR and How Does It Enable the High-Capacity Needs of the Future?"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hamr-hard-drives/

"During Q4, Backblaze deployed 100 petabytes worth of Seagate hard...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 27th 17, 10:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Replacing x86 firmware with Linux and Go"

On 11/26/2017 9:09 PM, Paul wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:
"Replacing x86 firmware with Linux and Go"
*** http://www.osnews.com/comments/30097

"The Intel Management Engine (ME), which is...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 27th 17, 02:08 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Replacing x86 firmware with Linux and Go"

"Replacing x86 firmware with Linux and Go"
http://www.osnews.com/comments/30097

"The Intel Management Engine (ME), which is a separate processor and
operating system running outside of user...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's November 15th 17, 06:10 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
new version 57 of FireFox today

Well, I got the new version 57 of FireFox today. New and Improved with
all new Quantum technology (whatever the crap that is). It is
noticeably faster and has new color skins (blander, much...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 9th 17, 01:43 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today

On 11/8/2017 2:20 PM, Ed Light wrote:
On 11/8/2017 11:54 AM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
On 11/7/2017 8:18 PM, Ed Light wrote:
8 years 26/7 equivalent!

I purchased the Velociraptor in 2008.
...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 8th 17, 08:54 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today

On 11/7/2017 8:18 PM, Ed Light wrote:
8 years 26/7 equivalent!

I purchased the Velociraptor in 2008.

Lynn
Forum: Storage (alt) November 8th 17, 08:53 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today

On 11/8/2017 6:15 AM, Neill Massello wrote:
Lynn McGuire wrote:

As a matter of note, we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors
today. It has over 70,000...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 8th 17, 01:50 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today

On 11/7/2017 6:01 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
As a matter of note, we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors
today.* It has over 70,000 operating hours on it.* Pretty good for a hot
...
Forum: Storage (alt) November 8th 17, 01:01 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors today

As a matter of note, we replaced one of our two WD 150 GB Velocirartors
today. It has over 70,000 operating hours on it. Pretty good for a hot
little drive turning at 10,000 rpm.

Lynn
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 31st 17, 09:55 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
backlit 101-key mechanical keyboards?

On 10/30/2017 6:58 PM, Flasherly wrote:
On Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:01:16 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

My Northgate Omni Key/102 GOLD is in great shape. A few food...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 30th 17, 10:01 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
backlit 101-key mechanical keyboards?

On 10/28/2017 8:05 AM, Flasherly wrote:
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 16:04:16 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

I use a Northgate Omni Key/102 GOLD at the office. Best keyboard...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 28th 17, 12:31 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve”

On 10/27/2017 6:20 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve”

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/big-hard-disks-may-be-breaking-the-bathtub-curve/
...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 28th 17, 12:20 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve”

“Big hard disks may be breaking the bathtub curve”

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/10/big-hard-disks-may-be-breaking-the-bathtub-curve/

“1,240 10+TB hard disks installed, and not a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 27th 17, 10:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
backlit 101-key mechanical keyboards?

On 10/27/2017 6:49 AM, Flasherly wrote:
On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:54:00 -0500, Lynn McGuire
wrote:

On 10/25/2017 4:25 AM, David Melik wrote:
Does anyone know of...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 27th 17, 02:13 AM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Backblaze, "Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017"

On 10/26/2017 2:13 PM, Mark Perkins wrote:
On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:38:01 -0400, "Percival P. Cassidy"
wrote:

On 10/26/2017 01:16 PM, Lynn McGuire wrote:
Backblaze,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's October 26th 17, 09:54 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
backlit 101-key mechanical keyboards?

On 10/25/2017 4:25 AM, David Melik wrote:
Does anyone know of any available professionally-made backlit 101-key
mechanical keyboards in IBM Model M (now Unicomp) style? (USB or PS/2)

I have this...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 26th 17, 06:16 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
Backblaze, "Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017"

Backblaze, "Hard Drive Stats for Q3 2017"
https://www.backblaze.com/blog/hard-drive-failure-rates-q3-2017/

"In Q3 2017, Backblaze introduced both 10 TB and 12 TB hard drives into
our data...
Forum: Storage (alt) October 13th 17, 10:14 PM Posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Replies: 0
Views: 177
Posted By Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives"

"WD shows off market-ready MAMR tech for monster hard drives"

https://techreport.com/news/32682/wd-shows-off-market-ready-mamr-tech-for-monster-hard-drives

"Western Digital showed off a a...
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