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  1. I just bought a case from Newegg and also have to...

    I just bought a case from Newegg and also have to pay sales tax there. My dad almost got dinged by their stupid way of reporting everyone to the state of Connecticut. Turns out they didn't for him...
  2. Looks like this drive is back on sale at eBay via...

    Looks like this drive is back on sale at eBay via Newegg for $152. I might pick one up...
  3. I didn't look around that much for different...

    I didn't look around that much for different NVMes, so you likely found the sweet spot for 1TB NVMe devices at a nice price. I can't argue against the claim that I would be able to notice the...
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    Shit, in fairness I don't remember his name...

    Shit, in fairness I don't remember his name either. I haven't been paying that close attention to his posts. Has it been 5 years?
  5. Nice, I haven't heard of that HP nvme until now. ...

    Nice, I haven't heard of that HP nvme until now. Quick searching on it looks pretty good especially for the price you got it for. Micron 3D TLC NAND, Silicon Motion SM2262 controller.

    I'll be...
  6. That's some nice performance for a USB setup. I...

    That's some nice performance for a USB setup. I should have jumped on the deal to make one for myself. I'll have to look up some comparisons of the 860 EVO attached to a motherboard to get an idea...
  7. Thread: CAT8 cables

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    The cable appears to be real. Their claims are...

    The cable appears to be real. Their claims are hard to verify given lack of real world equipment using this cable type at speeds faster than 10Gb.
  8. Thread: CAT8 cables

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    I'm not aware of any ethernet adapter that goes...

    I'm not aware of any ethernet adapter that goes beyond 10Gb and uses a conventional RJ45 port. I would also be impressed to find something faster...not that I could even saturate a 10Gb right now.
  9. Thread: CAT8 cables

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    Me too...but I would not be surprised.

    Me too...but I would not be surprised.
  10. Maybe but the video from HardwareCanucks made it...

    Maybe but the video from HardwareCanucks made it sounds like any USB C to HDMI would work so I hadn't looked into the specifics yet. Looking at a few USB C to HDMI adapters on Amazon claim support...
  11. I tried with the one adapter I found and it...

    I tried with the one adapter I found and it didn't work. I'll have to see if I can find another adapter that might not be specific to Apple products to see if that will work.
  12. Actually this has me intrigued now. The...

    Actually this has me intrigued now. The conference rooms at work all have HD TV's as the means to display our work to the team. This means there are plenty of USBC -> HDMI adapters laying around...
  13. Thread: CAT8 cables

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    Also, did you read through the user...

    Also, did you read through the user comments...they're kind of hilarious. I don't think they understand what they bought and/or are not using it for the intended purpose.
  14. Thread: CAT8 cables

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    Wow...I wonder if you can even bend them. I...

    Wow...I wonder if you can even bend them. I might expect the twist per inch must be insane unless if they're doing something else to help reduce noise. I see they're listed as solid cables instead...
  15. I don't have any desire to connect my Note 9 to a...

    I don't have any desire to connect my Note 9 to a mouse and keyboard. The feature and option is nice to have but I doubt I'll use it.
  16. Thread: Home NAS

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    Sure, it will help. No, I doubt it. A...

    Sure, it will help.



    No, I doubt it. A single 10Gb Ethernet adapter has plenty of bandwidth to cover your needs and given you have no switch in between means you should have very low latency. ...
  17. Thread: Home NAS

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    I'm not convinced if they even added the fastest...

    I'm not convinced if they even added the fastest Xeon processor that you would get the performance you're hoping for.
  18. Thread: Home NAS

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    You could also try changing your 10Gb network MTU...

    You could also try changing your 10Gb network MTU setting to 9000 (jumbo frames) on both interfaces and see if the larger packets help reduce some CPU usage if you really feel it's under powered.
    ...
  19. Samsung Note 9 - anyone else using this phone?

    I decided to take the plunge and upgrade my LG G6 to the Samsung Note 9 during. I had been growing more disappointed with my LG G6 as time progressed for various reasons which has motivated me to...
  20. Thread: Home NAS

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    What kind of IO workload are you sending to your...

    What kind of IO workload are you sending to your NAS? Large files, small files, mixed? Do you see consistently low write performance through all types of workloads? How many sessions are writing...
  21. Thread: Headphones

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    Sounds like it will be a nice setup.

    Sounds like it will be a nice setup.
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    I decided to try one of the Nvidia Shield TV 4K...

    I decided to try one of the Nvidia Shield TV 4K HDR Media Player. I've been eyeing one of these for a while and the price seemed pretty good this time around at $119 + tax in my area.
  23. Thread: Nixie Clocks

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    Nice man. Can't wait to see how it turns out.

    Nice man. Can't wait to see how it turns out.
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    Probably because having someone recommend to you...

    Probably because having someone recommend to you which shaver is best for your fleshy-fun bridge is not typically a public conversation. If you want to know which shaver is best for your ballsack...
  25. The NAND implementation and controller is likely...

    The NAND implementation and controller is likely different in the m.2 drive when compared to a USB stick and those require more physical space. The added benefit being consistent performance across...
  26. That's a nice portable drive setup.

    That's a nice portable drive setup.
  27. These books are pretty interesting: Stopping...

    These books are pretty interesting:

    Stopping Spam: Stamping Out Unwanted Email and News Postings

    Ending Spam: Bayesian Content Filtering and the Art of Statistical Language Classification
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    I enjoy his tear downs and durability testing. I...

    I enjoy his tear downs and durability testing. I watched that last night and it's pretty sad how easy it was for him to break the new iPad in half.
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    I just put my Blizzak LM32s on today because...

    I just put my Blizzak LM32s on today because we're supposed to get a small amount of snow. I'm considering getting new snows to replace these with the Nokian Hakka R3 since I don't need studs in my...
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    My Gboard keyboard has brackets [], braces {},...

    My Gboard keyboard has brackets [], braces {}, and parentheses().
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    Yeah it happens to me also.

    Yeah it happens to me also.
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    I having seen anything from Oreo that is forced...

    I having seen anything from Oreo that is forced onto my phone.

    I use the Google Gboard as my keyboard. Works fine for my needs.
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    Pixel density of the amount of items you can have...

    Pixel density of the amount of items you can have in a given space is the relevant part.
  34. I wouldn't personally configure LACP direct to my...

    I wouldn't personally configure LACP direct to my router unless if you're doing it for redundancy, not performance. I'd rather connect multiple links to a dedicate switch that can handle it in...
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    Damn, that sucks. Will the shipping company...

    Damn, that sucks. Will the shipping company cover the cost? I realize that doesn't get you your two months back.
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    I finance my phone and I can afford to buy it...

    I finance my phone and I can afford to buy it outright. I use their money versus my own, so why not? If I need to change my phone, I'll pay it off and do the same on the next phone.
  37. Thread: Cloud Backup

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    I've switch over to using Duplicati...

    I've switch over to using Duplicati as my desktop backup client. They support several different OSes and a wide range of options to send your backups to. The utility is free and is an open source...
  38. Thread: Headphones

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    I can't speak to your onboard sound card but you...

    I can't speak to your onboard sound card but you can get inexpensive USB devices to drive your headphones if that's a concern. I doubt you'd notice much of a difference with those headphones either...
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    I'm probably over 20,000 miles on mine and...

    I'm probably over 20,000 miles on mine and there's still enough left for 5K more or so.
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    I don't go that crazy. The Micheline PSS's are...

    I don't go that crazy. The Micheline PSS's are 300 treadwear or 30,000 miles. That's lower than many all seasons but really good considering their stickiness. Plus, I don't use them all year so I...
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    I'm at the other end of the spectrum with this. ...

    I'm at the other end of the spectrum with this. I want the best tires I can get for my car because it's the only thing sticking to the ground. I don't have an issue with spending near $300/us per...
  42. Thread: Nixie Clocks

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    I bought one of these Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix...

    I bought one of these Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix - 64 RGBW - Natural - ~4500K to play with but haven't had the time to mess with it yet. No where near as dense of LEDs like the one you linked to...
  43. Thread: Nixie Clocks

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    Oh I agree; the Lixie displays are not an exact...

    Oh I agree; the Lixie displays are not an exact replacement for the Nixie tubes but they're interesting to play with on their own. I haven't seen much that can replicate the same visual experience...
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    Bro...the price tag alone is far too large for my...

    Bro...the price tag alone is far too large for my economic dimensions. What's with this 4000 ($5200 USD) price tag!? I enjoy your spirit here but it doesn't do what I want at that price tag. No...
  45. Thread: Nixie Clocks

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    I don't know if this would work for your project...

    I don't know if this would work for your project but the Adafruit HUZZAH ESP8266 Breakout has a WiFi built in and maybe you could set it up to do simple NTP?
  46. Thread: Nixie Clocks

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    I don't have one but I've followed various...

    I don't have one but I've followed various website describing projects with them. There is a person who was working on an alternative due to the availability and cost issues of genuine Nixie tubes...
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    Seems like there really is no good small form...

    Seems like there really is no good small form factor option for a 2.1 setup. From what I've read and heard from everyone here, anything I pick up for this task will be a downgrade from my Marantz...
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    I agree..something that large I want more than...

    I agree..something that large I want more than 1440P on the vertical. I also don't care for scaling as I'm using it today with my 31" 4K and it has issues.
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    Sounds like a serious system that makes me...

    Sounds like a serious system that makes me envious in a good way.
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    I've been tempted by the i7-8086K to refresh a...

    I've been tempted by the i7-8086K to refresh a new system using it. I've read good things on it. I'm wondering if it makes more sense than the very expensive i9-9900K that just announced.

    Can...
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