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Forum: Hardware 2020-08-10, 13:49
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Posted By Xyzzy
Interesting memory expansion card

https://blog.westerndigital.com/how-ultrastar-memory-extension-drive-works/

It appears to work natively in Linux and requires a Xeon processor.It isn't super fast, but it is a lot better than a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-10, 13:16
Replies: 177
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Posted By Xyzzy
The memory is sold! CPU: 1 × AMD...

The memory is sold!

CPU: 1 × AMD Threadripper 1920X 3.5 GHz 12-Core Processor CPU
Cooler: 1 × Noctua NH-U14S TR4-SP3 82.52 CFM CPU Cooler
Motherboard: 1 × ASRock X399M Taichi Micro ATX sTR4...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-10, 12:54
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
We have an Asus PN61 that we use for our daily...

We have an Asus PN61 that we use for our daily driver. It is very tiny as you noted. The first attached picture shows it inside our new case for comparison. The second attached picture shows how...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 12:32
Replies: 304
Views: 15,835
Posted By Xyzzy
We have an electric lawn mower that works great....

We have an electric lawn mower that works great. It is quiet, has no vibration, requires very little maintenance and weighs very little. It came with one battery and we bought an additional one since...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 23:54
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.bequiet.com/en/case/1473 ...

https://www.bequiet.com/en/case/1473
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/nVZFf7/be-quiet-dark-base-pro-900-black-rev-2-atx-full-tower-case-bgw15

We decided to get a "Be Quiet!" case to match the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 23:22
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
What kind of memory are you using? We'll...

What kind of memory are you using?

We'll post details of the memory we ordered in a few days when it arrives.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 23:17
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
We have one already!

We have one already!
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 23:17
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
We will use mprime, msieve and gmp-ecm for...

We will use mprime, msieve and gmp-ecm for testing. Plus anything else reasonable if asked.

If the 4950X is a big boost in performance we can always sell the 3950X and upgrade, but demand for CPUs...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-08, 22:59
Replies: 990
Views: 39,982
Posted By Xyzzy
Hayes modem commands! :mike:

Hayes modem commands!

:mike:
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 18:40
Replies: 26
#2
Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.bequiet.com/en/powersupply/886 ...

https://www.bequiet.com/en/powersupply/886
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/mgwqqs/be-quiet-power-supply-bn255

We decided to "go big" on the power supply. We have never owned anything this...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 18:14
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
We considered ECC memory option for this build...

We considered ECC memory option for this build but we decided on a "consumer-level" theme. Plus, overclocking ECC memory isn't common. (It may be doable, but we haven't seen much on it.)We took a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 18:03
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.bequiet.com/en/cpucooler/1378 ...

https://www.bequiet.com/en/cpucooler/1378
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/F3gzK8/be-quiet-dark-rock-pro-4-505-cfm-cpu-cooler-bk022

We have been using Noctua (https://noctua.at/) HSFs for years...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 17:51
Replies: 26
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Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.amd.com/en/products/cpu/amd-ryzen-9-39...

https://www.amd.com/en/products/cpu/amd-ryzen-9-3950x
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/t7CFf7/amd-ryzen-9-3950x-35-ghz-16-core-processor-100-100000051wof

This part is the star of this build. It...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 17:16
Replies: 26
#2
Views: 548
Posted By Xyzzy
#2

In this thread we will post about our journey building our newest miniature "super" computer.

Earlier this year we built a system (https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=25024) to...
Forum: Msieve 2020-08-08, 17:00
Replies: 17
Views: 3,132
Posted By Xyzzy
CPU = i7-8565U RAM = 2×16GB DDR4-2400 CMD =...

CPU = i7-8565U
RAM = 2×16GB DDR4-2400
CMD = ./msieve -v -nc -t 4
LA = 51662s

:mike:
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-07, 21:41
Replies: 906
Views: 44,638
Posted By Xyzzy
How far can you drive in Barbados in 40 minutes? ...

How far can you drive in Barbados in 40 minutes?

:confused:
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-07, 17:42
Replies: 31
Views: 593
Posted By Xyzzy
Interesting Btrfs test:...

Interesting Btrfs test: https://zejn.net/b/2017/04/30/single-device-data-redundancy-with-btrfs/
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-07, 17:21
Replies: 177
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Views: 15,252
Posted By Xyzzy
We are in the process of building our next...

We are in the process of building our next "supercomputer" so we have the guts from this one for sale.

CPU: 1 × AMD Threadripper 1920X 3.5 GHz 12-Core Processor CPU
Cooler: 1 × Noctua NH-U14S...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-07, 17:11
Replies: 31
Views: 593
Posted By Xyzzy
We recently switched to the Btrfs...

We recently switched to the Btrfs (https://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org/) filesystem to see if we ever experience "bit rot (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_degradation)". We run a scrub operation every...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-07, 16:40
Replies: 220
Views: 8,883
Posted By Xyzzy
https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200803-the-fo...

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200803-the-forgotten-mine-that-built-the-atomic-bomb
Forum: Msieve 2020-08-07, 16:31
Replies: 17
Views: 3,132
Posted By Xyzzy
CPU = i7-8565U RAM = 2×16GB DDR4-2400 CMD =...

CPU = i7-8565U
RAM = 2×16GB DDR4-2400
CMD = ./msieve -v -nc -t 8
LA = 47884s

:mike:
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 12:29
Replies: 31
Views: 593
Posted By Xyzzy
Isn't it better to revert to read-only than to...

Isn't it better to revert to read-only than to lose the data entirely?

:confused:
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-06, 12:27
Replies: 31
Views: 593
Posted By Xyzzy
Mel and the drum:...

Mel and the drum: https://www.cs.utah.edu/~elb/folklore/mel.html
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-06, 12:21
Replies: 3,958
Views: 235,349
Posted By Xyzzy
Shockwave videos of all sorts:...

Shockwave videos of all sorts: http://old.reddit.com/r/shockwaveporn
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-06, 12:09
Replies: 220
Views: 8,883
Posted By Xyzzy
Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since...

Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53660059
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