1. L

    Proxmox VE vs VMWARE ESXi for Windows 10 VM

    Dear all, I know it might be a strange request but please bear with me ... I started using VMWARE ESXi about 5 years ago as my virtualization platform of choice in my home lab. Since then, due to easier backup, scripting and base OS (Debian), I switched to Proxmox VE (without subscription). All...
  2. cageymaru

    Intel Notifies Partners of Upcoming Price Cuts

    Digitimes is reporting that Intel has notified its downstream PC and motherboard partners that price cuts of 10 - 15% are coming for its 8th and 9th generation desktop processors.
  3. cageymaru

    Samsung Is Bringing the Linux Environment to Smartphones

    Samsung is launching a Linux on DeX beta for certain Samsung smartphones. The Note9 and Tab S4 are the first phones that Samsung has officially sanctioned to be allowed to run a Linux environment and connect to a monitor with a single cable for a PC-like experience. This will allow users to...
  4. cageymaru

    AMD Q3 2018 Earnings Release

    AMD has announced the Q3 2018 earnings release. In the Computing and Graphics segment, Ryzen processor sales increased to 70% of total client revenue in the quarter. Overall revenue increased by 12% in the segment, as OEM GPU sales continued to be robust, but this growth was offset by a...
  5. cageymaru

    AMD Could Regain 30% of Global Desktop CPU Market Share in 4Q18

    Digitimes is reporting that industry sources are convinced that AMD could rebound to a 30% market share in the 4Q18. This turnaround is based upon help from TSMC and Intel's inability to ship 10nm processors. Speculation is that AMD will switch to TSMC's 7nm process for all GPU's, server and...
  6. Zarathustra[H]

    Ugh, Mobile-First Web Design (sortof ranty)

    So, I recently needed to check where the closest RMV (Registry of Motor Vehicles, what Massachusetts calls their DMV) location was, and what their hours were. I used Chrome in my 1366x768 Linux laptop and I was greeted with this monstrosity: Scroll down a bit, and the screen was full of...
  7. FrgMstr

    Alexa on its way to the Microsoft Desktop

    Not really sure how this is much different from just having an Alexa spying device just sitting by your PC as there does not seem to be much added functionality, but now you now. Thurrott has the goods from CES. Check out the video. If you are looking for Alexa to control your PC, that...
  8. D

    Intel 10nm/7nm CPU/GPU Rumor Thread : Cannonlake, Icelake, Tigerlake, Sapphire Rapids, etc.

    Cannonlake What is Cannonlake? Cannonlake was apparently meant to be the succesor to Skylake, featuring 8 cores on the mainstream desktop with a token IPC jump of 5%~, but due to 10nm woes Desktop and Server Cannonlake were scrapped and were replaced with two 14nm desktop lineup slot ins...
  9. S

    Linux performance still a let down on desktop.

    I am not talking about the small market share. I am talking about how poorly it does simply things like drag a window across the screen. I have been using Linux for 20+ years. I first tried slackware from a stack of floppies I copied at my universities computer room in 1994. I have used it...
  10. Seankay

    Lenovo ThinkCentre M700 Tiny Desktop in $307!

    Do you guys think it is worth it? Lenovo ThinkCentre M700 Tiny Desktop, Intel Core i3-6100T Dual-Core 3.2GHz, 4GB DDR4, 128GB Solid State Drive, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, Win10Pro
  11. FrgMstr

    AMD Confirms Zen Launch

    Lisa Su of AMD just confirmed on its earnings call that AMD's new Zen processors will launch into the desktop market "Summit Ridge" in Q1'17, and its Zen server products will launch in Q2'17.
  12. J

    Does Areca 1320 HBA card work on a desktop board: Asus z97 Pro-Gamer

    I have a empty pcie slot in which I plan to put a card that'll add to the SATA ports I have. I read about SATA ards and I want to buy this Areca card. But I've read that these things don't work on desktop boards. Please let me know. Since I'll have to import my card I can't experiment much.
  13. hamptown42

    FOR SALE - Custom Built 6th Gen i5 Desktop, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD+250GB SSD, GeForce GTX 960 4GB

    Custom Built Gaming Computer! Very fast, especially when booting up. ($1,350) 32 GB ram, 1TB internal Hard Drive + 250GB Samsung SSD Newest 6th Generation SkyLake Intel Core Processor Windows 10 64-bit already comes installed (installed on the SSD for fast boot-up time) Case -NZXT S340 ATX...