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Forum: Lounge 2020-11-27, 22:04
Replies: 1,549
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Posted By tServo
Mossad. If the US tried this, they would...

Mossad.

If the US tried this, they would screw it up.
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-27, 14:49
Replies: 1,146
Views: 63,533
Posted By tServo
A couple decades ago when states started passing...

A couple decades ago when states started passing required helmet laws for motorcyclists a big stink was raised in some state by the motorcyclists using the same freedom blah blah arguments being used...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-24, 16:38
Replies: 4,137
Views: 264,732
Posted By tServo
Queue "Also Sprach Zarathustra"

A mysterious metal monolith was spotted in the Utah desert by a helicopter team doing a wildlife survey.
It was in a pit surrounded by a bunch of agitated Australopithecus afarensis.
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-23, 01:50
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
I see that I was not precise in my terminology...

I see that I was not precise in my terminology wrt 'compete'. I meant competition in the economic sense in that the Radeon Pro VII might be too close in performance to the card that Mark Rose...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-21, 00:51
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
That would be great, but wouldn't it directly...

That would be great, but wouldn't it directly compete with the Radeon Pro Vii ?
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 20:36
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
No I do not nor have I ever work for Nvidia. I am...

No I do not nor have I ever work for Nvidia. I am retired. Nor am I an Nvidia fanboy because besides their cards, I have several Radeon Viis that run GPUOWL
My opinions were based on past...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 16:59
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
I finally found a reviewer that bothered to...

I finally found a reviewer that bothered to include compute stats in their results and the results are just so-so. The 6800xt performs even with the rtx 2080 ti and rtx 3070 but far behind the rtx...
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-20, 03:02
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
To what results are you referring?

To what results are you referring?
Forum: Hardware 2020-11-19, 20:00
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
I applaud your enthusiasm but I don't think the...

I applaud your enthusiasm but I don't think the RX 6000 cards are going to be as fast as you think, purely based on the difference in FP64 flops. That mystery cache would have to go a long way to...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-17, 22:27
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By tServo
I found two more tidbits in another article: ...

I found two more tidbits in another article:

The ABM missile was launched by a destroyer fitted with an AEGIS defense system. Perhaps you might remember the Iranian civilian airliner shot down by...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-17, 17:11
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By tServo
Call me skeptical. I remember when they...

Call me skeptical.

I remember when they were doing the tests previously the system was so horribly inaccurate that they had to "juice" the intercepts by placing transponders in the targets to...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-11-17, 15:02
Replies: 2,834
Views: 173,959
Posted By tServo
Burning iron instead of carbon based fuels

Burning powdered iron produces only rust and heat as products so no CO2. Iron is abundant and rust is recovered easily since it is a solid. Currently, it only works in an industrial setting that...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-12, 13:29
Replies: 552
Views: 28,031
Posted By tServo
His pardon is for federal crimes, not state...

His pardon is for federal crimes, not state crimes. The state of New York is chomping at the bit for him to leave office. Remember, New York was his base of business operations and they have been...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-11-12, 00:56
Replies: 121
Views: 7,852
Posted By tServo
Remarkably, the 3 men lived and I recently read...

Remarkably, the 3 men lived and I recently read that 2 were still alive.

The fires in the reactor were emitting all sorts of incredibly lethal atoms causing the sky to shimmer with beautiful...
Forum: Lounge 2020-11-02, 13:34
Replies: 1,328
Views: 74,346
Posted By tServo
AI controlled camera ruins broadcast of soccer match

It was a match between Inverness and Ayr United

https://www.sbnation.com/soccer/2020/10/30/21541962/soccer-match-ai-camera-bald-head-ball
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-31, 01:51
Replies: 122
Views: 6,319
Posted By tServo
Speaking of the KNL systems, has anyone made a...

Speaking of the KNL systems, has anyone made a concerted effort to track down David Airsquirrels ? That system was purchased with donations from several forum members ( including me ) and should be...
Forum: Hardware 2020-10-29, 12:43
Replies: 50
Views: 2,147
Posted By tServo
It probably depends on whether that cache is able...

It probably depends on whether that cache is able to be manipulated and configured directly by the programmer or if management of it is left to some inflexible on chip algorithm.
Forum: News 2020-10-25, 14:23
Replies: 571
Views: 61,975
Posted By tServo
Of course this is true, but luck plays a part...

Of course this is true, but luck plays a part also.
The last prime was found by Patrick Laroche on only his 4th try !

Read more here:

https://www.mersenne.org/primes/?press=M82589933
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-18, 12:15
Replies: 3,434
Views: 309,341
Posted By tServo
Perhaps this documentation might answer some...

Perhaps this documentation might answer some questions.
It is from the latest Cuda toolkit ( 11.x ) and shows how to run the Cuda toolkit from WSL2.
...
Forum: GpuOwl 2020-10-16, 12:15
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By tServo
Yes, these times make perfect sense. Neither...

Yes, these times make perfect sense.

Neither the P4 nor the T4 have many FP64 cores available. These cores are essential for performance doing Stage1. Their specs are fairly close but since the T4...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-10-15, 21:38
Replies: 2,832
Views: 235,156
Posted By tServo
While examining the CudaLucas source, I noticed...

While examining the CudaLucas source, I noticed that it has the ability to display the relative amount of time spent in the 4 main routines while running a benckmark. Can someone enlighten me how to...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-14, 12:39
Replies: 4,137
Views: 264,732
Posted By tServo
Playing the game "Doom" on a Samsung...

Playing the game "Doom" on a Samsung refrigerator:

https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/13/21514030/microsoft-xcloud-samsung-smart-fridge-doom-enternal-xbox-games-android
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-13, 16:49
Replies: 1,146
Views: 63,533
Posted By tServo
I just saw an interesting video on the Weather...

I just saw an interesting video on the Weather Channel, of all places, about the desolation of the cruise industry. Apparently shipyards have an extremely large number of these behemoth ocean cruise...
Forum: Astronomy 2020-10-12, 13:23
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By tServo
Pix of rocket passing the moon

These are in the instagram account of a photographer who has been trying to get a shot like this for years. The rocket is the recent ISS supply mission that had a new "space toilet" aboard! Shades of...
Forum: Lounge 2020-10-10, 20:05
Replies: 74
Views: 2,307
Posted By tServo
When I heard this I wondered if it was an urban...

When I heard this I wondered if it was an urban myth:

If you attend a sporting event in a good sized stadium that has 50,000 to 100,000 spectators in the USA ( pre-Covid, of course ),...
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