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    Mainly be careful of your back. If you are bad at...

    Mainly be careful of your back. If you are bad at golf you will be swinging about twice as much as someone who is good. Each swing will strain your lower back.

    Also, be wary of sun exposure,...
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    General performance testing and tinkering. Run...

    General performance testing and tinkering. Run the stuff my clients usually run on systems and test a few installs just to be familiar. Then (hopefully) still sell them off at a premium due to...
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    1235 Still missing the 7900X, some RAM, and the...

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    Still missing the 7900X, some RAM, and the Titan XP. Should be good times.
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    LinusTechTips pointed out that miners can...

    LinusTechTips pointed out that miners can probably buy every card AMD is able to produce, and that that would be a good thing for the long-term future of AMD.
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    I now have all the parts except for the...

    I now have all the parts except for the processors. Both the 1920X and 7900X are giving very vague ETAs, though the Frontier Edition Liquid showed up tonight.
  6. Thread: dSLR thread

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    Thank you Tony for making my camera situation...

    Thank you Tony for making my camera situation seem just a bit more reasonable. I made my wife listen to me reading the entire post above (along with my annotation) and she seemed a bit grateful. With...
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    Thanks for that. The "Extend" version (with j264...

    Thanks for that. The "Extend" version (with j264 transcoder) is on the way. They say their software can do the live and DVR things.
  8. Not sure how long I've had my G5; I got it right...

    Not sure how long I've had my G5; I got it right as it came out. And now that my wife is on Google Fi, I have a spare G5 to swap to. Won't be changing phones anytime soon.
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    Yup

    Yup
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    A while ago I had a good digital OTA antenna...

    A while ago I had a good digital OTA antenna mounted to the outside of the house and a cable routed in. I haven't found a solution I'm happy with yet; I'd love to connect said antenna to a network...
  11. Thread: dSLR thread

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    Wow. I was right there with you until the 5D IV...

    Wow. I was right there with you until the 5D IV and 600/4. The 16-35/4 is a great lens; wish I'd gone that way instead of the 17-40.
  12. That sounds like an OS update.

    That sounds like an OS update.
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    Yup.

    Yup.
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    Part of the R&D budget at work. I want to make...

    Part of the R&D budget at work. I want to make sure there are no issues with the Threadripper platform on ESXi before I buy them for production use. The GPU I'll probably use for Etherium or...
  15. That sounds like an OS update. There may be a way...

    That sounds like an OS update. There may be a way to restrict these downloads to when the phone is on WiFi. I believe my phone package on Google Fi does not count OS updates towards my data cap.
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    I've been asked to set up something at work to...

    I've been asked to set up something at work to help people view it safely. Haven't put any thought into it yet. Probably just going to run a live video feed to a nearby TV.
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    Eventually it will run a bunch of virtual...

    Eventually it will run a bunch of virtual machines, but I'm curious how many cores I can get above zero running a worst-case gaming scenario. In one of the games I play I run 5 clients simultaneously...
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    Link: http://a.co/e9Cns3C

    Link: http://a.co/e9Cns3C
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    I've never had an AIO leak in any way. I've had...

    I've never had an AIO leak in any way. I've had the pump fail and the system crash, but it didn't break anything. Some of the coolers support controlling the pump speed via USB interface and...
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    All the current CPUs and GPUs from all the...

    All the current CPUs and GPUs from all the manufacturers throttle their performance if temps get to a threshold. While I suspect that a really good air cooler in a really well ventilated case would...
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    https://youtu.be/9voQqU73-Mg 1920X (and...

    https://youtu.be/9voQqU73-Mg

    1920X (and supporting parts) and Vega Frontier Liquid ordered. Should be here in a week or so. Still haven't ordered an i9, but will once they are in stock again. Any...
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    You haven't defended your position, and are...

    You haven't defended your position, and are repeatedly using inflammatory language. Try being less of a dick and I'll be more inclined to have a conversation.
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    I will be shortly, the repository I use will have...

    I will be shortly, the repository I use will have that available for trading soon.
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    I think I prefer this one:...

    I think I prefer this one: http://www.ictable.com/

    Solves Lunar's concern as well.
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    I'm certainly not considering it. I don't feel...

    I'm certainly not considering it. I don't feel that the potential upside is as large as it has been, and the uncertainty is still there. It seems like more cryptocurrencies came out before BTC was...
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    Whether they were purchased or mined doesn't seem...

    Whether they were purchased or mined doesn't seem to be the big deal. Speculating when there was a lot of uncertainty and lucking out was the important part. I'm not sure that can be replicated now...
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    About a third before, a third after, and holding...

    About a third before, a third after, and holding the remaining third.
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    I linked a video from a major content provider...

    I linked a video from a major content provider that was supposed to be a positive message for AMD that happened to have something that concerns me. And you respond with a video that exactly sells...
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    Still holding some, just as speculation, but I've...

    Still holding some, just as speculation, but I've liquidated quite a bit.
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    Considering AMD couldn't provide a working system...

    Considering AMD couldn't provide a working system to someone they knew would be doing a live demo on stage, with a rep on stage no less, it makes me question the reliability of their platform.

    ...
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    But at the moment even 6 cores is more than most...

    But at the moment even 6 cores is more than most applications can use. Single-core performance is (for most desktop users and gamers) way more important than cores 11-50. How does AMD hold up in...
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    Nope. Though I am a bit notorious for my battle...

    Nope. Though I am a bit notorious for my battle against meetings. I find it far better to talk to a dozen people for 5 minutes each than have everyone sit in a room for an hour. And in the process...
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    Reading this finally was enough to get me to log...

    Reading this finally was enough to get me to log onto my BTC account and see how things were doing. Much better than I was expecting, time to call the accountant.
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    I still have quite a bit of bitcoin sitting...

    I still have quite a bit of bitcoin sitting around; did a fairly large ASIC farm a while ago. It did pay for itself and then some (double? Haven't sold the profits yet), but my timing was better than...
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    Thermal mass and slower, more efficient methods...

    Thermal mass and slower, more efficient methods of heating/cooling can be efficient if you design it from the ground up to be so, and if you want a target temperature the whole time. Unfortunately...
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    M.2 drives of up to 2TB are still reasonably...

    M.2 drives of up to 2TB are still reasonably priced, and their heat output is only significant compared to their size (they still consume less than a HDD).

    Cost per TB is still certainly a thing.
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    One of the ASUS boards I was looking at has an...

    One of the ASUS boards I was looking at has an optional 8x PCIe card with 4 M.2 slots to go with the one on-board. All with direct access to the CPU for bootable RAID-0 ;)
  38. Thread: NAS Drive

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    The bigger they get the slower they go. But the...

    The bigger they get the slower they go. But the torque gets insane and breaks things. Mainly the gearbox.
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestas_V164 ...

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vestas_V164

    Rotor diameter 164m, total height 220m. Still not big enough.
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    <2. so I would

    ...as well.
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    Now that I have a single kid, I don't even want...

    Now that I have a single kid, I don't even want to add a goldfish or a plant. This is all the responsibility I want.
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    Once a week for 4 hours? After pushing for...

    Once a week for 4 hours? After pushing for grandkids?
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    Yup. But Portland this time.

    Yup. But Portland this time.
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    Had someone come visit me yesterday regarding...

    Had someone come visit me yesterday regarding some international consulting work. My parents are moving to a different state (they were our support network with the kid) on Monday, my father-in-law...
  45. Thread: Home NAS

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    Once they drives are in they are a little heavy,...

    Once they drives are in they are a little heavy, but should not have caused injury. Also, don't chew on the NAS.
  46. Thread: Home NAS

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    There are lots of options depending on the...

    There are lots of options depending on the aesthetic and budget, but that is a good cheap option.

    I think the most important thing is to isolate the unit from the floor. Getting it off the ground...
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    In that configuration I'd just focus on making...

    In that configuration I'd just focus on making sure the unit is vibrationally isolated from the floor and then make sure the hard surfaces near it (back walls, floor, underside of table) have some...
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    I've looked into the same. I'm thinking that...

    I've looked into the same. I'm thinking that something external to the unit that prevents a direct noise path from the fans might be enough without having to dig into the device.
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    Finally a car that solidly beats a Tesla (only...

    Finally a car that solidly beats a Tesla (only the P90D, but it would do the new one as well):

    https://youtu.be/eT7KKxoAvvk

    Although it is a bit more expensive and they only built 8 of them...
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    It is Linux, but in practice it is as far as...

    It is Linux, but in practice it is as far as possible from a DIY Linux solution. You don't need to know anything about Linux, do any research into hardware or software, or bother with assembling the...
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