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Forum: Homebuilt PC's Yesterday, 01:14 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 20
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
memtest86+ 5.01 reported RAM speed not credible

On Mon, 20 May 2019 01:14:59 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

I was given an old HP Proliant server to fix. It only had a flat CMOS battery.
So I run memtest86+ and it says the memory is...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 18th 19, 11:24 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Sickness strikes again

On Sat, 18 May 2019 15:09:26 -0300, Shadow wrote:

Have you, I mean, your friend tried a high end hearing aid ?

That would be usual of $75-150 tickets for 2nd-tier performance
seating...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 18th 19, 05:07 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Sickness strikes again

On Sat, 18 May 2019 11:26:28 -0400, Flasherly
wrote:


Postscript - Another DAC I just received, I'm awaiting resolution on
its unacceptable functionality. It is within a...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 18th 19, 04:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Sickness strikes again

On Sat, 18 May 2019 09:55:11 -0300, Shadow wrote:

Hope you (or is it a family member?) have a speedy recovery.
(I didn't understand the medical description you used, sorry)

-
I was...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 18th 19, 01:30 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 21
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
TOSLINK red laser S/PDIF cable fixes

Not really a fix.

I had to take apart some laser carrier cables and splitters.

Cheap stuff, so wasn't hard to figure.

The input-output laser carrier connections is a matter of 64-ths...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 17th 19, 03:43 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 19
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Packaged filtering concepts

Have had, picked up to implement the following filters

Chebyshev filter
Bessel filter
Butterworth...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 17th 19, 01:03 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Sickness strikes again

Found an interesting DAC.

https://headfonics.com/2016/12/the-adi-2-pro-by-rme/

I'm running up to a possible only a 1/18 to 3/9 sample rate of WASAPI
384Khz, and it would take an Apple to double...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 15th 19, 01:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 30
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
HDD 4T

Not so average from a sale at $68 WD Green I saw (shipping and tax
possibly not included).

They're averaging closer to $100. Past decent feedback, significance
in numbers seems to hold, there's the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 13th 19, 12:59 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 82
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
What happened to cheap reliable ADSL modems ?

On Sun, 12 May 2019 16:15:45 -0300, Shadow wrote:

I bought 2 D-Link DSL 500B modems a while ago at $US 20,00
each.
Lightning struck, so I replaced the one that was there, but
all I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 11th 19, 11:59 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 45
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
The Power and The Horror

Something of anomaly the XLS DriveCore technology in a Class D
configuration, it goes beyond difficult loads --

At a 2-ohm SPKR load it runs from 550-1200W over the course of four
models within the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 8th 19, 08:48 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Liquid Fans for a Phosphorescent Liquid Sky

Fluid Dynamic Bearings

Stem from HDD technology. They have metal sleeves, bearings, but how
they're machined distinguishes them. For instance, manufacturer
Matsu****a’s machined bearings require...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 8th 19, 02:50 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Better FLAC Player ? Fast, Good playlist, Low CPU ?

On Tue, 7 May 2019 16:05:34 -0700 (PDT),
wrote:

Indeed love foobar almost from the moment I installed it and choose
the simplest form... very nice and neat.

I would love it...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 7th 19, 06:05 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Better FLAC Player ? Fast, Good playlist, Low CPU ?

On Tue, 07 May 2019 10:13:53 -0400, Larc
wrote:

I like PotPlayer and I have found it to be excellent with all types of audio and
video files including FLAC. There are 32...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 7th 19, 06:00 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Better FLAC Player ? Fast, Good playlist, Low CPU ?

On Mon, 06 May 2019 23:35:23 -0400, Flasherly
wrote:

Why is the program, in the first place, coded by Russians?

-
What is your soundchip doing. . . ASUS XONAR decided they'd...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 7th 19, 04:35 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Better FLAC Player ? Fast, Good playlist, Low CPU ?

On Mon, 6 May 2019 14:17:01 -0700 (PDT),
wrote:

Finally I'm fed up with VCL media player.

The Russian program, Foobar. There's a couple audio sites and
discussions. It...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 1st 19, 10:53 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
My Intel SSD often gives the same performance as a mechanical HDD. Is this normal? Yes

On Wed, 1 May 2019 12:55:52 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99
wrote:

About six months or so ago I noticed memory prices started falling. So the bottleneck in DRAM from around a few...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's May 1st 19, 08:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
My Intel SSD often gives the same performance as a mechanical HDD. Is this normal? Yes

On Wed, 1 May 2019 11:16:21 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99
wrote:

For legacy read access you can't beat a non-acid, non-degradable paper book, or parchment / vellum.

Maybe...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 29th 19, 10:17 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
My Intel SSD often gives the same performance as a mechanical HDD. Is this normal? Yes

On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 16:58:35 -0400, Flasherly
wrote:

Consider it this way --

--

Or -- what if, say, last mid-year's $200 1T SSD - now available on
Chinese counterpart Amazon...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 29th 19, 09:58 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 125
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
My Intel SSD often gives the same performance as a mechanical HDD. Is this normal? Yes

On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:49:48 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99
wrote:

It's due to the nature of SSDs, which I've flamed in the past for fun
but it turns out I was more right than I...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 29th 19, 01:44 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
CS8416 digital receiver chip [DAC]

On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:19:49 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99
wrote:

You a electronics hobbyist? I wish I could have picked your brains when I was trying to construct a linear...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 29th 19, 01:19 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
anybody remember "high-end desktops" in the 1990s?

On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 12:24:10 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99
wrote:


Yes, I did the same thing, buying DC computers from the government and
flipping them, about the same time Michael...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 27th 19, 01:25 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 26
Views: 143
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Failing HDDs

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:21:19 -0400, Larc
wrote:

Nope. I only needed a 1TB working HDD (E: Editing on my main PC) and got a Gold from
Newegg for $73. :)

Might have been...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 27th 19, 12:49 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 26
Views: 143
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Failing HDDs

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:29:24 -0500, Charlie Hoffpauir
wrote:

Thanks for all the comments.
I was actually thinking.... I could put one or both in service as one
of my...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 26th 19, 04:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 26
Views: 143
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Failing HDDs

On Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:49:53 -0400, Larc
wrote:

The last time I bought a new HDD, I held out until WD Gold was on sale.

Damn, I should hold out for a sepia, Prussian blue,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 26th 19, 06:57 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
BIOS CMOS MEM states, i.e. out the bloody winder

Messing around on an effect of underclocking my memory, when I
happened to notice the BIOS: Auto (Memory) Clock Multiplier setting
appears to be at a fault.

Memory modules reserve, commonly as a...
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