Recent content by nutzo

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    Stop Paying For Anti-Virus

    Every application we use runs under Windows, including our own software product we sell. No Windows means no company. You are also underestimating the current generation of RansonWare and the damage done. These are criminal organizations that are targeting companies to extort money. All they...
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    Comcast, beware: New city-run broadband offers 1Gbps for $60 a month

    Wish someone would run fiber out here, except we don't have any poles as everything is under ground. Sick of Cox and their high prices and caps.
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    The Death of Overclocking is Nigh...(we knew it was coming)

    As someone who has been overclocking for over 35 years, getting lazy in my old age is part of the problem. :p However, it's mainly the diminishing improvements when overclocking the current generation of chips. Just some of the improvements I used to see: 286-6 to 286-8, 30% improvement...
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    Engadget: Apple finally reveals the new Mac Pro

    If I'm already using Cat6, why would I go with SPF+ and separate transceivers? I though I got rid of transceivers when I got rid of all that old 10mb ethernet stuff. Beside, if you connect your servers with SPF+ and your main switch goes down, I hope you have a spare SPF+ switch around. With...
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    Engadget: Apple finally reveals the new Mac Pro

    10G Base-T is much more usable on the desktop/laptop due to it's backwards compatibility with GB Ethernet.
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    Millenium Falcon Ride Disney World exclusive

    I'm only a 30 minute drive from Disneyland, but haven't been to Disneyland for years. Too expensive and way to crowded. Can't even imagine how crowded the Star Wars area will be. Maybe I'll go in a few years after the crowds have thinned out.
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    Intel Announces Sunny Cove Brings 18% IPC Improvement

    I stand corrected :banghead:
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    Intel Announces Sunny Cove Brings 18% IPC Improvement

    Remember when Intel was having problems with the PIII competing with the Athlon, and they pushed the PIII to 1Ghz, and ended up having to recall the CPU because it would introduce errors at that speed?
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    SSD for NAS, do you think that high volume ssd will replace the hdd?

    SLC is 1 bit per cell. MLC is 2 bits per cell TLC is 3 bits per cell. QLC is 4 bits per cell. The multiple bit per cell is achieved by storing different voltage levels in the cell. The more bits per cell, the longer it takes to write or erase a block of data. More bits per cell generally means...
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    Texas expected to ban red light cameras

    +100 As others have said, if safety was the issue, they would lengthen the yellow light or implement a 1-2 second delay before the cross light turns green. Most the revenue for red light cameras out here in Southern California came from people who didn't come to a complete stop before turning...
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    SSD for NAS, do you think that high volume ssd will replace the hdd?

    New laptop 240GB SSD's are already under $30 which makes them about the same price as a new mechanical drive. (I don't count 120GB SSD's as that's not enough storage for most people) SSD's on the desktops are cheap enough that I've been gradually replacing all the spinners in the office over the...
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    Server 08 on Dell R710

    If you had the same problem with a spinner, then it's not the SSD's You said you had the same problem with server 2016. That shouldn't be a problem as I've installed 2016 on an H700 controller without a problem. Have you made sure the drives are completely clean? You can go into the install...
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    Server 08 on Dell R710

    Consumer EVO SSD's on a Dell Raid controller might be the problem. I've used non Dell SSD drives on Dell servers with H700 controllers, but I only use Intel enterprise level drives, since Intel is one of that drives Dell uses. Read of too many problems with desktop level SSD's If you have a...
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    Tesla Model S "Spontaneously" Erupts

    They had the foam and other "recommended" extinguishing compounds, but the problem with these battery fires is that they provide their own fuel and are difficult to stop.