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Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 03:08
Replies: 1,001
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Posted By ewmayer
Which doesn't mean that for some generations, it...

Which doesn't mean that for some generations, it isn't true. :)

I mean, a generation of smartphone-addicted screen-starers, and also the most overweight - at least in the US - in history.

Not...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-12, 02:59
Replies: 3,971
Views: 235,684
Posted By ewmayer
Oh, dear, the "awwwww" is strong with this one -...

Oh, dear, the "awwwww" is strong with this one - is pic from the 4oz days, or more recent? How are you feeding it - droppers of milk? Let us know when its eyes open, then the real fun begins. :)
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-12, 02:45
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
Hey - no guts, no glory, pal. :) But as I noted a...

Hey - no guts, no glory, pal. :) But as I noted a few pages back, I did lay in an extra Corsair 850RM, just in case. I like the sub-1000W models both due to their wonderful compactness, but also...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 23:55
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
So for a reaonably surmise at PSU efficiency,...

So for a reaonably surmise at PSU efficiency, based in part of the rocm wattages consumed by the cards - say between 80-90% - my current 900w TDP should put me safely within the PSU's 850w of rated...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-11, 23:35
Replies: 3,971
Views: 235,684
Posted By ewmayer
Thanks for the delightful...

Thanks for the delightful neo(-at-least-to-me-o-)logism. Indeed, said critters, though serving admirably - many would say too admirably - at preventing the bagged contents from spilling out, it is...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 22:19
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
[Nomenclatural note: henceforth will be using the...

[Nomenclatural note: henceforth will be using the initialism TDP to mean watss-at-wall-plug.]

Followup note re. the rocm-displayed vs wall wattages for the R7 - with my system with 3 R7s all...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 06:42
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
Based on watts-at-wall, each card draws ~200w ......

Based on watts-at-wall, each card draws ~200w ... but I'm guessing that
the wattmeter is working properly and giving reasonably accurate numbers.

Each card has 3 power inputs - the pcie bus...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 05:09
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
AFAICT I am using all connectors properly - the...

AFAICT I am using all connectors properly - the R7 shipped with a pair of 2x-6-pin-to-1x-8-pin pcie adapters, my current Frankencable has each 2x-15-pin-sata-to-6-pin-pcie adapter feeding a 6-pin...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 00:01
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
All feel cool to the touch - or better, not...

All feel cool to the touch - or better, not appreciably warmer than ambient. However, I don't know how much wattage the Frankencable-supplied 8-pin PIe power plog is carrying, compared to its...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 22:42
Replies: 309
Views: 16,013
Posted By ewmayer
Insanely bored at work again? Off your meds? I...

Insanely bored at work again? Off your meds? I any event, keep it up with the baseless flameposts you've been running for the better part of a week and I will be happy to help restore your focus.
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-10, 22:34
Replies: 76
Views: 1,235
Posted By ewmayer
You say that like it's a bad thing ... and given...

You say that like it's a bad thing ... and given that mathematics is inherently abstract, fancy graphics with confusingly-colored balls just give me a giant "WTF?" sense. Those of us who are older...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-10, 21:35
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
See post #309 for the precise setup. In...

See post #309 for the precise setup.

In addition to a wattmeter-at-wall-plug, I have per-GPU wattages as output by the ROCm software, but those appear to understate the actual draw - currently the...
Forum: Soap Box 2020-08-10, 21:25
Replies: 309
Views: 16,013
Posted By ewmayer
Nice - now all you need to go completely green...

Nice - now all you need to go completely green (well, except for lubricating oil and all the ptro-products associated with the manufacture of the mower and accessory equipment) is a solar charger for...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-10, 21:10
Replies: 25
Views: 646
Posted By ewmayer
Well golly, my own top-sekrit factoring method...

Well golly, my own top-sekrit factoring method for RSA-style moduli has that beat by a mile. You see, given a semiprime n = p*q, I only need *one* of p or q in order to quickly produce the other...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-10, 21:05
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
As noted in post #307, on 3 Aug I ordered 2...

As noted in post #307, on 3 Aug I ordered 2 twin-packs of 2x-SATA-to-6-pin-PCIe adapters (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0735MPQDS/) for my intended Frankencable scheme for combining power from a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-09, 01:50
Replies: 30
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Posted By ewmayer
And as a bonus, now we all know where you live....

And as a bonus, now we all know where you live. :) (Tho I expect you'd probably welcome company in "way too quiet out here country", especially of the unexpected-drop-in variety.)
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 22:56
Replies: 30
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Views: 696
Posted By ewmayer
I posted link to exemplar of such a fan in post...

I posted link to exemplar of such a fan in post #26 of the Xeon Phi, thread, but here it is again (https://www.amazon.com/Soplador-radial-centrigual-sin-escobillas/dp/B01CSNEO2G). (I like how the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 22:42
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By ewmayer
Official "Swap Meet" thread

Please post pics if useful for the offered stuff. Gear offered (or listed as "wanted") in this thread should be free except for reasonable shipping expenses. It's about unloading...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-08, 22:11
Replies: 30
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Views: 696
Posted By ewmayer
Since you aim to build a fast general-purpose...

Since you aim to build a fast general-purpose beast as opposed to, say, a GIMPS-optimized one, I suggest you use one of those PCI slots to house one of those cheap Xeon Phi manycore add-on cards...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-08, 21:56
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,303
Posted By ewmayer
Fewer than 5 drops of diluted-to-35% alcohol up...

Fewer than 5 drops of diluted-to-35% alcohol up one's nose != equate to drinking multi-ounce servings of hand sanitizers. 5 average-sized drops ~= 0.25 ml, thus we're talking < 0.1g of alcohol. If...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-07, 21:44
Replies: 1,001
Views: 40,303
Posted By ewmayer
Finally starting to get some numbers on...

Finally starting to get some numbers on minimum-infectious-dose for SARS-CoV-2 ... alas the news is deeply worrisome:

Exposure to a COVID-19 carrier: transmission trends in respiratory tract and...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-07, 20:50
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
@sbardwick: The snip you dug out would seem to...

@sbardwick: The snip you dug out would seem to contradict the blurb by the same vendor, about the same product, that "can be extended to 3 meters without any signal loss". Also LOLed at the "please...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-07, 20:35
Replies: 220
Views: 8,921
Posted By ewmayer
Yes, Shinkolobwe, what an amazing concentration...

Yes, Shinkolobwe, what an amazing concentration of Uranium - better ores there 65% pure U, and even the "tailings" are 20% U! The concentration was such that parts of the mine acted as natural...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-07, 00:24
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
Exactly - in retrospect, given that the choice of...

Exactly - in retrospect, given that the choice of connector between the 2 portions of the riser card is arbitrary and thus that the physical nature of said cable is entirely up to the riser-card...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-06, 23:47
Replies: 343
Views: 19,934
Posted By ewmayer
Yes, I think the riser-card text I quoted...

Yes, I think the riser-card text I quoted drastically understated the quality of the USB cable needed to provide the needed signal quality over a longer distance. The 2' cable that came with the...
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