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Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 24th 21, 08:12 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Sat, 24 Apr 2021 01:40:24 -0400, Bill wrote:

Now, folks pay +$5 for a cup of coffee at Starbucks (I haven't been
there yet).

Me, either. Reading of Starbucks' Chinese...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 24th 21, 04:20 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:49:05 -0400, Bill wrote:

I used to "deliver"
7 copies of a big city paper to your door for $1.25/week on my bicycle,
before sunup.

When I did it was...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 23rd 21, 05:38 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Fri, 23 Apr 2021 07:59:41 -0400, Bill wrote:

Between now and the next time I think I need a new monitor, I hope to
see a monitor having "VA" technology pixels (rather than...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 21st 21, 11:04 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:25:52 -0400, Bill wrote:

The reviews vary, but are nonetheless a good point to start.
The spent a lot of time reviewing. The monitor I mentioned was...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 21st 21, 04:51 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 05:21:05 -0400, Bill wrote:

The reviews vary, but are nonetheless a good point to start.
Longevity, as broken, quickly tends level all and anything...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 9th 21, 02:46 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Bitrot

On Fri, 09 Apr 2021 07:00:14 -0400, Paul
wrote:

Writing at low temperature, increases damage to flash cells
but the data lasts longer.

Writing at high temperature, comes...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 9th 21, 10:59 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Bitrot

Beyond variances between NAND type and design, for JEDEC claims
interpretively given unrefreshed SSD memory, within an inoperable
stasis for an least affected, pure state of hypothetical storage,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 8th 21, 11:15 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 925
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Alternative USB flashstick II & Looking good

USB 2.0 to 2.5inch HDD
7+15pin SATA Hard Drive
Cable Adapter For SATA SSD & HDD
$2.999999^

The 7/15pin actually means two USB connections: One USB, working in
conjunction with the other, for a PWR...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's April 2nd 21, 04:48 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Is it safe to order on Amazon/Ebay from China?

On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 23:34:46 -0300, Mayayana
wrote:

| Ebay's Chinese representation is nowhere near the
| leeway Amazon contracts as the middleman jobber.

Amazon over...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 30th 21, 11:26 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 4
Views: 993
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Is it safe to order on Amazon/Ebay from China?

On Tue, 30 Mar 2021 06:58:28 -0400, Paul
wrote:

And some don't add value. That would be Amazon and Ebay.

Negatory that. Ebay's Chinese representation is nowhere near...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 29th 21, 01:35 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 888
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Bram Stokers Van Helsing (2021) Flip-off

Lot of close-ups for a limited stage, probably within budget
constraints, over as many as six actors set on given recreatively the
Victorian milieux, filmed from a few stuffy rooms in stiffed...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 29th 21, 05:33 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 869
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Dream USB Wired Keyboard

$25 full-size wired USB keyboard
GTMX Blue Switches 101 Keys

Beyond dreams, I know, as these are "studded" keyswitches. Meaning a
swtich's two pins are inserted into studs instead of...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 25th 21, 07:12 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 1,003
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
128G Patriot usb flashstick ate it

Practically, seems all that's left in that Patriot is to fight to be
identified. Long enough and often enough, in any event, to drop down
to a Sandisc flashstick, half the storage at comparably...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 18th 21, 02:09 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Fry's Electronic Out of Business!!!

On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 20:16:04 -0400, Larc
wrote:

I used to buy almost all my computer stuff from Newegg, but switched to Amazon when
price comparisons showed me they usually...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 18th 21, 01:45 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Dead motherboard?

On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 19:41:12 -0400, Larc
wrote:

UPDATE: The new PSU I ordered for another machine arrived (Corsair RM650x). Connected
it in the problem PC. Still no post,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 17th 21, 09:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Fry's Electronic Out of Business!!!

On Wed, 17 Mar 2021 11:55:17 -0500, (Ant) wrote:

It's sad. Same with other stores before it: CompUSA, Egghead, Computer
City, etc. I still prefer going in to see, touch, try,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 16th 21, 06:08 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 25
Views: 2,365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Monitor question

On Mon, 15 Mar 2021 23:43:51 -0400, Paul
wrote:

You select digital audio in the Windows playback options.
The word "NVidia" might be involved (because we want the...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 14th 21, 09:44 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Dead motherboard?

On Sun, 14 Mar 2021 16:27:40 -0400, Larc
wrote:

Symptoms: started rebooting occasionally, progressively increasing with prior mouse
pointer fadeout or freeze (cordless and...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's March 8th 21, 04:38 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Crucial MX SSD

About the $150 would be a good price for a 2T MX series.

Crucial's MX controller is a basic focus, presumably, lacking all but
a focus for error correction, a desultory cache token,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 27th 21, 07:16 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Creep USB

Old(er) Patriot 128G USB flashstick USB3 speed, maybe 5 years use.

Lot of fighting with it not taking between computers. Sits there with
its LED light flashing and OS doesn't recognize it. Remove...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 25th 21, 12:24 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
MD5 it is then

On Wed, 24 Feb 2021 22:23:19 -0500, Paul
wrote:

The collision properties of MD5 are better than CRC32.

But MD5 is no good for authentication purposes. It's been...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 24th 21, 10:21 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
MD5 it is then

-pastey-

supports the following hashes: MD2, MD4, MD5, CRC-32, Adler32, Gost,
Haval (128,160,192, 224, 256), SHA (1, 256, 384, 512), Tiger (128,
160, 192), RipeMD (128, 160).

Most used hashes are...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 24th 21, 10:54 AM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Harddisk Density vs Data Retention Time ???

On Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:57:20 -0800 (PST), skybuck2000
wrote:

Question:

Does the Data Retention Time of a magnetic harddisk decrease as it's magnetic density increases...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 22nd 21, 02:20 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Chk that Tranny

Aside laser SPDIF madness, COAX seems preferable but an expensively
niche, as laser cables are equally TeeVee candy-wrapper territory and
closest to semi-common to computers, although,...
Forum: Homebuilt PC's February 13th 21, 12:00 PM Posted to alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Flasherly[_2_]
Factor Q of Warm&Fuzzy

I've, also, another 1T SSD EVO. It's a data-system back-up, not for
an entertainment capacity, nor axiomatically of course "aired", due to
electrical NAND refresh dependence theoretically different,...
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