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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-05, 23:57
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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-05, 22:06
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Posted By ewmayer
By definition, shockwaves are supersonic - the...

By definition, shockwaves are supersonic - the stronger the shock, the higher the Mach number. A nasty thing about shockwaves - you may see them coming, but you'll never hear them coming. Oh, I see...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-05, 21:48
Replies: 690
Views: 25,013
Posted By ewmayer
MI6, the coup in Iran that changed the Middle...

MI6, the coup in Iran that changed the Middle East, and the cover-up (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/02/mi6-the-coup-in-iran-that-changed-the-middle-east-and-the-cover-up) | The Guardian
Forum: Software 2020-08-05, 21:33
Replies: 9
Views: 190
Posted By ewmayer
Note also the new version of the py-script...

Note also the new version of the py-script enhanced by Loïc Le Loarer to be Primenet-API-capable with run-progress-updating. That is currently available via separate small download (link near top of...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-04, 21:53
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
@sbardwick: Thanks for the detailed explication....

@sbardwick: Thanks for the detailed explication. In my proposed split-and-recombine-power scheme, I will be taking power from no fewer than 8 SATA connectors - 4 along each of 2 cables which plugs...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-04, 05:56
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
So I take it my Frankenstein-cable...

So I take it my Frankenstein-cable split-and-recombine proposal is theoretically workable, you're just gonna stand well back as I try it. :)

Four 2x-SATA-to-6-pin-PCIe adapters ordered ... seller...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-03, 23:07
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
Doh! But does not state the voltage. Is there any...

Doh! But does not state the voltage. Is there any kind of "this is the minimum wattage a SATA plug must be able to carry" specification in the SATA connector standard?

I see some tantalizing hints...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-03, 22:25
Replies: 69
Views: 1,119
Posted By ewmayer
And users of a given language clearly having...

And users of a given language clearly having widely varying needs and wants, so such changes in common-and-acceptable usage should not be rammed down the throats of everyone by a vocal minority.
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Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-03, 21:17
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
I'm just doing outside-the-box brainstorming to...

I'm just doing outside-the-box brainstorming to try to find some way to connect from a pair of 6-pin Peripheral/SATA power-outputs on the Corsair PSU to the dual 6-pin female plugs on the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-03, 21:02
Replies: 26
Views: 978
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks for the pics, now I finally have a good...

Thanks for the pics, now I finally have a good sense what we're dealing with, colling-options-wise. As a short-term nondestructive half-measure, setting it crosswise in the airstream from a corded...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 20:44
Replies: 1,455
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Posted By ewmayer
Even though Mr. Mouse's name is 'English' rather...

Even though Mr. Mouse's name is 'English' rather than 'Scots', this (http://www.robertburns.org.uk/Assets/Poems_Songs/toamouse.htm) might be a suitable poem to have read at his burial.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-03, 20:39
Replies: 967
Views: 39,038
Posted By ewmayer
Possibly, but one time being a paranoid autocracy...

Possibly, but one time being a paranoid autocracy with extremely tight border security and few contacts outside one's immediate neighbors comes in handy is during a pandemic. So their govt is likely...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-03, 07:04
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
So, the SATA cables that ship with the Corsair...

So, the SATA cables that ship with the Corsair PSU have a 6-pin power plug at the PSU end, and a set of flat 15-pin male HD/SSD-style plugs along their length. The powered-riser cards I'm using for...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-03, 01:24
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
Unfortunately the only...

Unfortunately the only [6+2]-pin-male-plug-containing cables that shipped with my Corsair PSU are of the kind that have a pair of such plugs marked 'PCIe' at the device end, and a solid 8-pin male...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-02, 23:59
Replies: 69
Views: 1,119
Posted By ewmayer
‘Bernie Bros’ Were Invented as Sexist, Racist and...

‘Bernie Bros’ Were Invented as Sexist, Racist and Anti-Semitic (https://consortiumnews.com/2020/03/10/bernie-bros-were-invented-as-sexist-racist-and-anti-semitic/) | Jonathan Cook, Consortium News:...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-02, 21:39
Replies: 1,455
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Posted By ewmayer
LOL - "things falling offa da man" was the theme...

LOL - "things falling offa da man" was the theme of my yesterday-post in the "Hmmmm..." thread. BTW, the actor who played Victor in the above film, in his younger days, played on of the thug-cops in...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-02, 20:55
Replies: 11
Views: 2,028
Posted By ewmayer
Actually, for a project like GIMPS, total...

Actually, for a project like GIMPS, total throughput correlates directly with results, modulo randomness in the statistical distribution of the individual M-primes.
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-02, 20:46
Replies: 1,455
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Posted By ewmayer
LOL, not sure if "Cacoon" was a typo, but it...

LOL, not sure if "Cacoon" was a typo, but it fits. :) I enjoyed seeing him do a slightly different turn in John Carpenter's excellent remake of The Thing. The blood-testing scene in that film is an...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-02, 20:42
Replies: 309
Views: 18,762
Posted By ewmayer
Traded some PMs with "the Radeon whisperer", our...

Traded some PMs with "the Radeon whisperer", our own PhilF, over last few days re. my inability to run a 4th R7 on my desktop open-frame build, the one powered by a Corsair RT850 power supply. I...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-01, 23:29
Replies: 3,944
Views: 234,569
Posted By ewmayer
Man who lost penis to blood infection has new one...

Man who lost penis to blood infection has new one built on his arm (https://nypost.com/2020/07/31/man-who-lost-penis-to-blood-infection-has-new-one-built-on-his-arm) | NY Post

A British man whose...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-07-30, 22:10
Replies: 276
Views: 20,734
Posted By ewmayer
@RE: you're right, I was checking latest used-R7...

@RE: you're right, I was checking latest used-R7 prices on Amazon, saw "Radeon Pro" and the $1499 price and early-August, and assumed it was the Pro VII, figuring if anyone could get it cheaper and...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-30, 21:58
Replies: 967
Views: 39,038
Posted By ewmayer
Today's laugh-out-loud flashback: 27 January,...

Today's laugh-out-loud flashback: 27 January, Forbes magazine ranks the US #1 in the world as the country "Best Prepared to Deal With a Pandemic"...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-07-30, 21:24
Replies: 276
Views: 20,734
Posted By ewmayer
End of august, $1899, with those terms? No...

End of august, $1899, with those terms? No thanks. Amazon just undercut that by $400 (https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Radeon-9100-Graphic-Card/dp/B076CWK6ZF/), free-ship, "Arrives: Aug 10 - 12; Fastest...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-29, 22:35
Replies: 1,003
Views: 54,533
Posted By ewmayer
A few minutes later in walks a fellow wearing a...

A few minutes later in walks a fellow wearing a dark trench coat with collar pulled up as high as it will go, dark sunglasses, and holding a large black umbrella overhead even though it's a sunny day...
Forum: Mlucas 2020-07-29, 22:27
Replies: 59
Views: 6,445
Posted By ewmayer
PRP-proof support will be in v20, yes. I am alas...

PRP-proof support will be in v20, yes. I am alas behind the curve there - between the pandemic and a series of non-life-threatening but still frequently day-week-and-month-ruining health bugaboos,...
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