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12-core AMD 3900X - does it need better cooling? by John Savard
The recent announcement of the 3950X from AMD startled me. Unlike the other new Ryzens, it doesn't include a Wraith cooler in the box. Instead, it is recommended that at least a 280mm AIO cooler be used with it. Not being an overclocker, I had to do some web searching to get a feel for what was...
Today 04:05 AM
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Naval cord passing conciousness to infant (Or passinginformation/software to new computer) by [email protected]
I wonder what it would take to put some software on some new computer with minimal complexity. What I came up with was some simple cord to pass digital information into the new computer with some bits. Perhaps a wait time or some other pattern to recgonize the start of the signal and then dump...
November 13th 19 12:40 AM
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Houston we have a problem ?! No HDMI on TRX40 motherboards ?! by [email protected]
EEEEEEEHHHHH. Seen one TRX40 motherboard from gigabyte extreme edition and one from asus rog... both do not have HDMI ?! WTF ?!? (Check youtube) I am looking forward to having HDMI on my new computer and now the horror is the new threadripper 3 motherboards DON'T HAVE HDMI connectors ?! WTF...
November 13th 19 12:25 AM
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Windows 10 on AMD X2 3800+ ? by [email protected]
Hello, I used WinToUSB to install Windows 10 on a 128 USB/Flash stick. Windows 10 ISO used was: en_windows_10_core_10240_x64_dvd.iso (UnOfficial RTM)
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November 9th 19 08:18 PM
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Solved: Playing Star Wars Battlefront 2 with driver version 0.0.0 bug !!!! by [email protected]
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YES I FINALLY FIGURED OUT HOW TO GET STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT 2 working on the TOSHIBA LAPTOP L670-1JQ iCore 5 The problem is: RADEON DRIVER VERSION 0.0.0...
November 8th 19 07:25 PM
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PC no bootee, but drives visible by [email protected]
It's an old Dell Inspiron. Has i3 sticker on, but somebody upgraded to i5. Will not boot from hard disk or CD. The drives show up in BIOS. The Dell has diagnostic in boot menu, which tests RAM and drives. Althought these are "DST" short tests, which don't appear to do a scan. Swapped the drives...
November 5th 19 05:56 AM
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SSD - is it worth the extra? by Melmail_9494
Hi guys, Just a quick question. I am considering going to SSD. I am not that familiar with the ins and outs of SSD vs. regular HDD but do you think SSD is worth the extra outlay? Thanks
October 23rd 19 10:26 PM
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color of ethernet ports? by [email protected]
I have seen pictures of some high-end mainboards, which have a red ethernet port and a black port. The red being a 2.5GBASE-T port. Sombody told me that 10 Gbps ports are blue, but I doubt that. Last place I worked at had a cluster with 10GBASE-T and I am sure it was all Henry Ford black. USB has...
October 19th 19 01:50 PM
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64-core processor, a dream cpu or a nightmare monster ? =DDDD by [email protected]
I am drooling over the idea of having a C64 =D Which in this case would be a C=computer 64=cores ! LOLOLOL. I really want a 64-core computer, which would be capable of 128 threads. I wanted such a parallel computer since 1999 or so, and it has taken this industry almost 20 years to reach that...
October 18th 19 09:16 AM
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DVI v DisplayPort by Peter Johnson[_5_]
I have a monitor connected to my PC using DVI ports on both. But the monitor has DisplayPort capability. Would there be any advantage in installing a video card with DisplayPort capability in the PC and using DP instead of DVI?
October 17th 19 06:34 PM
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Intel halves the price of 18-core i9! by [email protected]
yesiree, 10980XE will be half the price of 9980XE No doubt due to competition from AMD. Although I heard elsewhere that Intel didn't sell that many of the 998OXE, as not enough dies had full 18 cores working. Charge $2000 and that would dampen demand to what they could supply. So have Intel got...
October 4th 19 07:24 PM
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USB4 article by Shadow[_2_]
https://www.techradar.com/news/usb4-everything-you-need-to-know Will I need it? Probably not for the next 3-4 years. 's -- Don't be evil - Google 2004 We have a new policy - Google 2012
September 21st 19 04:40 PM
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Possible Alien Invasion at Hand ! by s[email protected]
For all you home-built people, time to build a shelter ! Preferably one that can survive an ALIEN-IMPACT-EVENT ! =D How are you going to protect your PC against ALIENS ?! HOLY****. PANIC TIME ! =D Question for astronomers ?!: 1. How sure is it that this is a comet ?
September 14th 19 10:44 AM
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int 13h & greater by Hul Tytus
I'm looking for the method(s) used to access disks with greater than 8 gigabytes capacity on the IBM style computers, ie Compaq/hp, Dell, etc? I've checked interupt 13h for the presence of "extended" capabilities but have found nothing on 4 different machines. There is, obviously, another access...
September 7th 19 12:49 AM
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Modem or Router Issue by Bill[_39_]
I have a Motorola SB6121 cable modem and a Cisco E1000 router. The router needs to be reset (wires unplugged and replugged) one to several times per day (for instance twice in the last half hour). On these occasions, sometime the router is dead and unresponsive, and it seems I need to...
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September 4th 19 07:56 PM
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Win XP quits loading (Finally forced me to get a new box) by pheasant16
Puts the desktop picture up, but loads no icons and won't connect to network. Boots into safe mode just fine. Still have the original retail XP disk when I built the box. Took it to a computer store, they didn't ask about the disk, but their advice was too old get a new box. They tried a...
August 30th 19 05:40 AM
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Is it possible to update Windows 7 without adding any Windows 10 "features"? by [email protected]
I just built a new machine. I think I remember reading that Microsoft was adding some of the Windows 10 snooping capabilities to Windows 7 updates. I'm just wondering if that's true, and how to tell which updates to avoid if it is.
August 29th 19 07:41 PM
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New (to me) Rescue Image (Bootable WinPE) by Shadow[_2_]
Won't post in alt.comp.freeware, not sure how "freeware" it is. https://sergeistrelec.ru/ Has just about everything thrown in, and you can add more stuff, but then you would might need to burn it to a pendrive, too big for a DVD. Disclaimer: Nothing broke here, so not tested.
August 27th 19 11:31 AM
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End of new build saga by Rene Lamontagne
As I said in previous post I gave my new build z390, i7 8700 build to my son in exchange for his old i7 950 Gigabyte x58 system. Well I played around with the old box for a week or so then found it was not to my liking, That board has been rather troublesome for the last 9 years, So I decided...
August 26th 19 09:15 AM
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Dell PC blinking yellow by RainbowMan
Dell Optiplex 755 is not boot up and flashing yellow only not power go through MB. Google search is all saying there is problem either on PSU and the mother board. I connected other PSU on Dell and found no problem and I am using that PSU on Dell PC now. I also connected the Dell PSU on other...
August 6th 19 01:24 PM
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