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SSD question by Yes[_2_]
newbie questions he Do internal SSD cards require a constant uninterrrupted supply of power to maintain the data stored in it? What about external SSD cards? I just saw an ad for a portable SSD (Crucial 500GB X8 Portable SSD - Up to 1050 MB/s - USB 3.2 - USB-C, USB-A - CT500X8SSD9) that...
May 10th 20 05:05 AM
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USB 3.0 Micro B Cable by Dex[_2_]
Have a rather short USB 3.0 Micro B Cable to my external drive and looking for a longer one, if it was 3 meters would that impact transfer speeds?
May 8th 20 10:58 AM
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OT - Western Digital admits 2TB-6TB WD Red NAS drives useshingled magnetic recording by [email protected]
**** why would 2 TB be shingled? Look we had 4 TB drives for ages before helium, shingles and other advances. Even the slim 2 cm thick drives should manage 2 TB without that crap.
April 24th 20 04:06 AM
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Post problem with Z77H2-A3 motherboard by Bob F
My ECS Z77H2-A3 V1.2 motherboard with an I5-2500K processor worked fine for years, then started having occasional problems when turned on, it would not post occasionally. The problem got more frequent over months, until it finally is next to impossible to get it to post. When it does post, it...
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April 14th 20 11:24 AM
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Slightly OT - Texas Instruments ad from 1977 - Two Bytes are better than one by MummyChunk
Oh- how far we have come with computers. Seeing this ad really gave a reminder today. Two Bytes Are Better Than One TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TMS 9900 16BIT MICROPROCESSOR
March 30th 20 05:36 AM
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CPU temp hits 80C then cools back to 55/60 [memtest] by [email protected]
I was running memtest on an LGA2011 system that seemed to have memory issues. I noticed that when memtest starts, the core temperature is up to 80 Celsius. Then it drifts back to 60 (with full 8 DIMMs). Testing only 2 DIMMs at a time it goes lower to 55 Celsius. This is single-threaded test. So...
March 10th 20 06:36 PM
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Skybuck Flying's Corona Game ! by [email protected]
Strangely enough version 0.07 hangs on startup on toshiba laptop. Itried remote debugging it but then the issue goes away. As far as I know the application/game only uses on thread, however opengl might be using a thread internally. There were some left overs of critical sections from when the...
March 5th 20 07:03 AM
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Avast Defraggler reads cookies during install. by [email protected]
I was looking for a tool to tell how many fragments the page file is, maybe to make a youtube tutorial video. PageDefrag from sysinternals dont work on windows 7. I tried defraggler from avast companies, which I generally don't like, cause their software/anti virus sucks and slows down...
February 26th 20 09:16 AM
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Canon powershow hs sx50 mirrors the lcd screen when rotated towards viewer. by [email protected]
Home users may want to take note of this strange digital camera LCD screen behaviour... I just discovered something weird and something slightly annoying about this camera: This canon powershow hs sx50 mirrors the lcd screen when it's rotated towards viewer. It's really strange... I proved...
February 23rd 20 02:24 AM
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128 bit addressing for harddisk/block addressing. by [email protected]
(Prepare yourself, I don't know how yet ;) except demanding this =D) Title: 128 bit addressing for harddisk/block addressing. I will share with you what I have learned so far from excursion into the ms-dos age and "retro-gaming" and such: Addressing limitations are super annoying in all kinds of...
February 20th 20 10:29 AM
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A strange weakness in all MS Windows versions by [email protected]
It contains no real/decent programming language, unlike ms-dos that did contain QBASIC, and the C64 which also contained BASIC. Something is better than nothing. How will "our" kinds now learn to program ?! It's a bit strange. I would recommend Microsoft to think about what they could add to...
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February 17th 20 04:29 PM
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Is there life inside of liquid crystal displays ? (LCD wave patterns) by [email protected]
I just did a high-speed capture of an lcd/vga monitor and it appeared some kind of pattern was showing when the monitor was blinking different colors at rapid speed, though still vertical retraced/synced to it's frequency of 60 hz or so. On the high speed footage it appears there are these wave...
February 17th 20 03:16 AM
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Linux-based Windows 12 Lite is '3x faster than Windows 10' and'immune from ransomware' by Anonymous Remailer (austria)
Windows 10 users have had a tough time of it lately, with updates causing all manner of problems, as well as the search function stopping working for many people. If you’re thinking now might be the time to look into an alternative operating system -- perhaps one based on Linux -- but you’re...
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February 14th 20 04:06 PM
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Advise for intel about integrating RAM onto chip. by [email protected]
One more posting though about the "RAM" integration attempt of intel and others onto CPUs/chips. It seems Intel is trying to be "nice" about it and trying to create an "eco" system for other RAM manufacturers to deliver "RAM" chips for integration on top of the Intel's CPUs. This tactic/strategy...
February 10th 20 03:33 AM
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The future of the PC and especially processors and software. by [email protected]
I will write one more post for now with my thoughts on where the PC is going and also processors and software. AMD has recently proven that it is possible to place 64 cores on a chip and this is going to revolutionize the software industry. At least it has the potential to do so. Multi-threaded...
February 10th 20 12:34 AM
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Motorola Set Top Box VIP 1963 is basically a noiseless 12.5 watt PCwithout fans and holes in it. (266 mhz !) by [email protected]
Motorola Set Top Box VIP 1963 is basically a noiseless 12.5 watt PC without fans and holes in it. (266 mhz !) One more thing I would like to write and inform you about. I found this Motorola Set Top Box VIP 1963, got it from my mother, saw it back then powering a TV. I took a closer look at this...
February 9th 20 11:47 PM
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Anybody interested in Gigaworks S750 subwoofer ? by [email protected]
Hello, I am willing to sell my broken/dead Gigaworks S750 subwoofer for 25 euro's. Information about this device is he http://www.skybuck.org/GigaWorksS750/ Interested buyer will have to pick up the device in my street.
February 3rd 20 03:33 PM
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CPU coolers aluminium versus copper core by [email protected]
I have an old HP business desktop that seems to have a problem with overheating. One has to keep the heatsink dust-free in order to survive. Now this is an aluminium heat sink and the CPU is TDP 95 W. Looking at some Intel stock coolers, they seem to use aliminium for 65 W CPU, but a copper core...
January 28th 20 01:52 AM
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Skybuck's advise for ms-dos retro-gaming. by [email protected]
Hello, Here is my preliminary conclusion for ms-dos retro-gaming: 1. Stick with your best windows computer and use dosbox whenever possible. 2. Gaming on real/old hardware is not advised for following reasons: 2.1 Stinky old computers. 2.2 Dirty old computers. 2.3 Limited storage space old...
January 27th 20 10:12 PM
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SBLive emulation is horrible and now suddenly drives broke: INI fileincomplete ? by [email protected]
Running my Pentium 166 and evaluating the value of SB Live. So far I am not impressed, the emulation is horrible in dos, though I think something is wrong. Pinball Dreams sounds horrible and Mortal Kombat has strange sound. Also PD sounds suddenly stopped working and such. Anyway I installed...
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January 27th 20 06:04 PM
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