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"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again" by Lynn McGuire[_3_]
"Why I Will Never Buy a Hard Drive Again" https://www.tomshardware.com/news/cheap-ssds-are-killing-hard_drives,37563.html "It’s been years since I was willing to work on any PC that boots from a mechanical hard drive. Once you get used to the snappy response times and speedier gameload times...
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Clean install of Win 10 ? by Davej
I am very confused about these digital licenses. Where are they stored?
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November 14th 18 11:42 AM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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More fun with EFI/UEFI BIOS implementations by Flasherly[_2_]
I don't think he likes my MB. http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/index.html ... The worst I've personally encountered is on Gigabyte's Hybrid EFI, which provides you with no boot options whatsoever, beyond choosing the boot device (hard disk vs. optical disc, for instance). I've heard of others that...
November 12th 18 02:58 AM
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How not to buy a LiIon by Flasherly[_2_]
Two "cell-phone" sized batteries. These were "buffered", as are some Chinese interests, from ready West Coast US of A stock and facilities. BL-5C is the nomenclature, common class, and the XHDATA I think may have been augmented with some brandname. I cut off the wrappers, anyway, taped both...
November 11th 18 05:23 AM
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does H77 chipset (Ivy Bridge) need heat sink? by [email protected]
I got a used Dell XPS 8500. Trying to find out the motherboard model, Dell website no help. But I see mainboards for this PC advertised on various sites. There are 2 different photos in these listings, one has a heatsink on the chipset, the other does not. The board in this PC has no heatsink, and...
November 10th 18 04:11 PM
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No demarcation FX-octal woe blues by Flasherly[_2_]
Bought mine, an octal Fx when the Ryzen fireworks went off, a bomb by industry standards, at least for octals. I swear to God, they're getting all teary-eyed about this, people who know better talking about buying them for the vintage retro-aspect, and such, unresistably drawn back into a sheer...
November 10th 18 03:33 PM
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Interesting modem MAC ancillary by Flasherly[_2_]
Went back to no computer software affiliations or a standalone hardware telephone device. The device is for dedicated telephone service, to be used in conjunction with an ISP modem. The modem's one Ethernet out is routed into the device, and from the device looped back into the computer's...
November 8th 18 07:51 PM
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Crash&Burn Asus/Rawk by Flasherly[_2_]
NEWEGG is doing a sum rebated end for $40. Get it? ... AM4 ... $40. I guess. The thing actually reads like a dive bomber out of a comic book -- Amazon reviews directly as apparently as well a Google search. Total Meltdown City. Kind of gets to me that Newegg would do that: Take a spoon, dip...
November 6th 18 04:35 PM
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RAM temperature sensors needed soon. by [email protected]
Cryptocoins may start using algorithms which can be executed fast only on CPU-RAM chips. Problem with this is current hardware has no RAM temperature sensors ?!?!? Therefore I am requesting this feature to be added to new hardware as soon as possible. Bye, Skybuck.
November 5th 18 01:29 PM
by Paul[_28_] Go to last post
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dahm it took long SSD HP-M700 by Flasherly[_2_]
the drive was sitting in the mailbox when I mentioned waiting on shipping earlier to ray round and round getting the OS configured, drive format, solid binary backup. once over for basic measurements party time now 200G/s trx solid packed & undefragmented 2G large fat32 files
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November 4th 18 07:36 PM
by Flasherly[_2_] Go to last post
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Windows 10 fails to boot, then it reboots, bizarre self-fix by RayLopez99
I want to report an interesting event in my PC upgrade. Target machine was a Aspire, AMD A6 laptop running Windows 8.1, 32 bit mode, that I upgraded to Windows 10, 64x. When Windows 10 came out in 2015 or so, I upgraded for free immediately, then, went back to Windows 8.1 but not before backing...
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November 3rd 18 12:49 AM
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Can I install XP on a Lenovo T410s by [email protected]
My old Lenovo T43 laptop is getting old and needs help. Battery is weak, keyboard has a few non-working keys, etc. I was gonna buy a new battery and replacement keyboard, but I am looking into just getting a newer Lenovo, I can get a T410s for just a little more than the parts for my old T43 (which...
October 27th 18 04:59 PM
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cheapest ssd yet seen by Flasherly[_2_]
$33 for a 256G. Cheapest presence, rather a Kingston which specifically means 3-yr domestic US warrantee. Maybe an 800 Kingston no. with a human to answer. No DRAM buffering, old rebadged Toshiba memory, old Pison controller. Material is total bottom of the barrel. Yet... Huge sales volume for...
October 24th 18 01:06 AM
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Mysterious internet/ethernet issue (kinda need testing/connection/communicationservice to diagnose it ???) by [email protected]
This is a bit of a long shot, but maybe somebody has seen something like this, I am thinking not but ya never know. Situation is really weird: My PC can play World of Warships fine, Company of Heroes via Game Ranger fine. It can browse/websurf the internet fine. It can even connect to another...
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October 22nd 18 04:10 AM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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Panaflow by Flasherly[_2_]
More blades and veins and efficiency. I've original stock specs. I want better, the good stuff, although taking apart my stock Coolermaster heatsinks, next physical size up, the amount of contaminants is and will be considerable. I'm getting a radical Phenom II temperature difference,...
October 20th 18 06:49 AM
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faarghk - I hate notebooks by [email protected]
A relative showed me a notebook: they had tried to remove the hard disk, but had lifted the end more than necessary and busted the SATA connector. It was not repairable. Then I vaguely recalled Toshiba made a premium model with 2 hard drives. I removed another cover and there was a void the size...
October 20th 18 12:45 AM
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Diagnosis/conclusion of Skybuck's UBEE cable modem from 2009(tutorial how to get into it even if corrupted) by [email protected]
Hello, My diagnosis/conclusion concerning my UBEE cable modem is: Corruption of download signal over COAX is somehow locking the modem out, or it's done by ISP provider, mostly it is caused by signal corruption. (Could also be a miss configuration by ISP because of upgraded protocol, old modem...
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October 17th 18 05:37 PM
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Didn't do so spectacularly great with x4 Phenom II by Flasherly[_2_]
Not on wiser averages, to base my choice of purchase, although fresh into it being closer to there wasn't time for a more informed choice. Low-cost dollar, including the Chinese/Asian market is around a third less than I paid. FX-8100 - FD8100WMW8KGU Looks likely a most-common budget candidate....
October 17th 18 08:11 AM
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Port-Restricted Cone NAT Router (Game Ranger) by [email protected]
Game ranger claims my computer/internet connection is behind a: Port-Restricted Cone NAT Router (Game Ranger) Learn mo " Port-Restricted Cone NAT Router Your internet connection is behind a Port-Restricted Cone NAT Router that may prevent you from connecting to some players in peer-peer games.
October 16th 18 04:13 AM
by Char Jackson Go to last post
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WinSetupFromUSB & New BIOS by Flasherly[_2_]
Didn't notice anything with HIRENs & WinSetupFromUSB, but went to install a Win7 ISO and the USB manager kicked into a second proviso to access a BIOS id on USB-HDD -- something about the BIOS reporting it for a Floppy. Also never encoutered that on the other MBs, (always the first), just this new...
October 15th 18 02:39 AM
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