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New Build by [email protected]
My nephew emailed me for computer advice. Here is the specs he picked out. https://imgur.com/a/7kgD1C0 Any tips?
Today 12:08 AM
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AMD and a hot date to flirt at the horrorshow by Flasherly[_2_]
(HexDump seldom-crashed messaged bits&pieces) CoreTemp and SpeedFan freewares. (And a lot of disparities between the two and how AMD's implementing sensors....
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July 14th 18 04:16 PM
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Can I make my power supply fan turn faster? by [email protected]
The fan is making noise. I can stop it with a pencil. I sprayed a jet of wd 40. It is a little more quiet. I think if I could get it spinning faster and...
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July 12th 18 03:45 PM
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New Spectre 1.1 and Spectre 1.2 CPU Flaws Disclosed by Yrrah[_4_]
(x-posted: alt.comp.hardware,alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt) "Anyone still keeping track of all the Spectre-based vulnerabilities that were revealed to the...
July 12th 18 01:09 PM
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another SSD aspirant by Flasherly[_2_]
$75/US 480GB ADATA Ultimate SU650 2.5" SSD ADATA is apparently the cookie-cutter among SDD technologies: They combine all the available controllers and NAND. ...
July 8th 18 10:42 PM
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Security using XP with Firefox no longer updating itself by John B. Smith
Firefox tells me they will no longer be updating their XP 32bit version. Their solution: buy Windows 10 if I want to be secure. My question to you guys is how...
July 7th 18 07:51 PM
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Best SSD deal by Flasherly[_2_]
SAMSUNG 860 EVO Series 2.5" 500GB SATA III V-NAND 3-bit MLC Internal Solid...
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July 7th 18 08:08 AM
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Weirdness in my Chinese keyboard sweatshop by Flasherly[_2_]
Couple of keys I'd resoldered are both num6 next to the far-right +. The former went intermittent again. Opened up totally-black keyboard secured by 8 hex-ish...
July 3rd 18 08:15 PM
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Slightly off-topic: Tracking Files by Bill[_38_]
I use CCleaner everyday to purge my browsing history, etc. It used to run faster. It takes quite a while to even remove "counters.dat", whatever that is. I...
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July 2nd 18 08:36 AM
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Crucial/Inland Pro/IPSG/Microcenter by Flasherly[_2_]
All the same and $44/US for a 240G MLC SDD (VNand or 3D high-density variant). 3-yr warranty through other than Amazon -- a Microcenter storefront...
June 30th 18 07:24 PM
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HDD ratings by Flasherly[_2_]
3T models were recently atrocious, past few years, whereas 2/4/6TB weren't. Strangely eye-opening. I'd still want manufacturing drive dates, model...
June 29th 18 11:22 AM
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Archival Storage by Flasherly[_2_]
Recent assessment over the state of things, I'm running 10TBytes of HDDs: Five TBye HDD or at once and in addition from a backup reserve. Everything, all the...
June 28th 18 06:32 PM
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Fixed my new broken chinese keyboard by Flasherly[_2_]
Chinese Blue Mechanical Keyboard Switches. A dozen mini-screw attachments, 5 regular, the rest of which I got to with a Chinese mobile phone repair kit. (Some...
June 26th 18 10:40 AM
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packaging of DIMMs (new componentry) by [email protected]
I notice that some brands of memory come with the DIMM stuck in a black platic tray (presumably the conductive anti-static stuff) but others are totally in...
June 23rd 18 04:00 PM
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2T SSD SATA - $250 by Flasherly[_2_]
Direct Chinese marketing - no warranty, no nothing. Except, it is MICRON branded. My Micron, I bought, a USA-distribution of their 256G SSD, cost me...
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June 18th 18 09:20 AM
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Unreally Lucky HDD by Flasherly[_2_]
Slammed a few times the past couple days with fast black/brownouts. Not sure if that exacerbated my HDD, which I'd run diagnostics and begun a few months ago...
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June 17th 18 05:17 PM
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Upgrading USB 2 to USB 3 ports on a computer case by Yes[_2_]
I have an Antec 300 Illusion case. There are two USB 2.0 connector ports on the front. I'm thinking that I may want to upgrade them to USB 3.0. Has anyone...
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June 11th 18 02:30 PM
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PC with multiple organ failures by [email protected]
I was asked to check out a PC that wouldn't boot. It powered itself off after a second. It looked like mainboard was kaput. Then I checked out all the bits I...
June 10th 18 09:20 PM
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Concesus of AMD PSP security issue? by xJumper
There's been a lot of talk lately about CPU vulnerabilities ala Meltown but what is the general consensus with the obvious built in back doors being put into...
June 10th 18 06:38 PM
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Time Slice Visualizer to Detect Firmware Spyware using CPU. by [email protected]
Now google groups isn't working lol. Anyway here is the tool, I made it available via github cause mijndomein.nl is also not working...
June 10th 18 06:35 PM
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