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    Today, 05:25 PM
    I was thinking exactly that.
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    Today, 03:51 PM
    Good thing I built that absurdly-overkill WC loop. Might be time to implement the below-ambient elements to it. Still not time to buy, though.
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    06-25-2017, 07:45 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Audio Equipment in Pub & Brewery
    I just have the one 12" in the living room and an 8" in the master bedroom. I don't think I need more.
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    06-25-2017, 08:37 AM
    Howell replied to a thread HOT in Pub & Brewery
    Have you personally seen anything melting outside of a car? That street sign is pretty dramatic.
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    06-23-2017, 11:47 AM
    Howell replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    The NAS sees the encrypted file as a single large file that the workstation operates on. It may also try to cache it. The workstation sees a very...
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    06-21-2017, 05:54 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    I'm quite certain I never want to work for a company that large again, so I am more comfortable sharing ;)
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    06-21-2017, 04:00 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Mine were CNet, Intel, HP, Dolby Labs. Those are the only big companies I've given notice from.
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    06-21-2017, 12:19 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread N.V.M.e. or "Envy Me"? in Computers
    For me it is the letters in sequence. Only place I've heard it spoken is on a Linus Tech Tips video, and that is how they said it.
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    06-21-2017, 12:15 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    In the past I've given two weeks notice, but have always been asked to leave immediately. Typical security protocol at larger companies in sensitive...
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    06-19-2017, 06:07 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    I haven't installed the 10Gb NIC in my PC yet. Maybe later today I'll have some numbers for you.
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    06-19-2017, 11:08 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    My inital config won't include a switch at all. The 10GbE card in the computer and the NAS will each have two ports. One of each will to go the...
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    06-15-2017, 12:09 PM
    It is too slow in comparison to all-SSD solutions (the only alternative, IMO). I'm able to fully saturate the 10GbE connection for large periods of...
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    06-14-2017, 06:59 AM
    If you mean SMB then yes.
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    06-13-2017, 05:44 AM
    I just bought some spinning platter HDDs (6x 10TB), but there is no way I'd run a program off of it or even access that data directly without some...
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    06-13-2017, 12:49 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread NAS Drive in Computers
    RAID arrays can be bigger, but once an array is greater than 16TB, online expansion is no longer possible. I refer you to the fine print here: ...
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    06-12-2017, 04:43 PM
    Howell replied to a thread KVM Switch in Computers
    Is a thing https://www.tripplite.com/pages/niapsecurekvm
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    06-12-2017, 03:18 PM
    Anyone familiar with accubattery android app or any other app useful for determining the age and health of the battery? I'm particularly interested...
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    06-12-2017, 02:26 AM
    I'm still waiting. Haven't even looked to check on availability yet. I'm thinking the boards released after the launch set will be worth waiting for...
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    06-12-2017, 02:24 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread KVM Switch in Computers
    With PS/2 inputs for sure no. USB could in theory pass stuff through memory on one of the devices. A memory stick left in the keyboard? I know some...
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    06-12-2017, 02:22 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    Thanks for that Coug.
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    06-11-2017, 02:48 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    Indeed. This switch is loud (I have some already). For this application it doesn't matter. I'd love to have a 6-8 port fanless 10GbE switch.
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    06-10-2017, 05:59 PM
    Was it CPU limited somewhere?
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    06-10-2017, 05:58 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home NAS in Computers
    Of course something interesting arrives 2 days after I place an order. Synology DS1817+ 16GB RAM Kit 4x X540-T2 10Gb NICs 6x 10TB ST10000VN0004...
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    06-08-2017, 09:15 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home Solar in Pub & Brewery
    I ended up getting 35% back though national/state/local subsidies and tax breaks. Even without them the payback is within the life of the panels.
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    06-08-2017, 09:14 PM
    AMD may have a better value proposition, but I don't think there is any chance of them having the absolute fastest solution. If they got within 30%...
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    06-07-2017, 08:13 PM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home Solar in Pub & Brewery
    There isn't time of use, but there are usage tiers. The bottom level is <0.10 cents/kwh (even in the winter I never leave this tier anymore). The top...
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    06-07-2017, 08:10 PM
    I need to look into what a "maximum overkill" spec even looks like. First assumption is that the CPU will be the one with the highest frequency;...
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  • Howell's Avatar
    06-07-2017, 12:51 PM
    Are these products expected to be OEM or retail?
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    06-07-2017, 12:50 PM
    Howell replied to a thread Something Random in Pub & Brewery
    Handy, I'm not sure I understand the dilemma. Primarily you're worried about the cat's health? I think I'd be worried about secondary ingestion of...
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    06-07-2017, 03:39 AM
    ddrueding replied to a thread Home Solar in Pub & Brewery
    My system is still working great. I did get the large tax rebate I was after, and the system is on track for an 8-year payoff.
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