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  2. was wondering what is the best value CPU I can get for $200 or under? in the case of my system it will be paired with a GTX 1050 ti from ASUS I currently have my eyes on a ryzen 7 1700 https://www.amazon.com/AMD-Ryzen-1700-16-Core-3-7-GHz/dp/B06WP5YCX6/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1542368870&sr=8-6&keywords=amd+ryzen+7
  3. I was hoping the same thing but unfortunately that's not how electricity works apparently. I wish I did my research before having to replace a router, switch, and IP camera (all in 3 different rooms on 3 different UPSs that were plugged into surge protectors).
  4. DARK0717

    Little help with my homework

    Inquiry Based Learning Inquisitive based learning is a way of obtaining information by asking various questions about the things you are curious about. Inquisitive learning is an excellent way to learn as it motivates curiosity which leads to more questions. Inquisitive learning also elevates thinking from low-order to higher-order thinking which benefits us as time goes on because the more we do inquiries of higher-order thinking, the better we get at it which leads to learning much easier. Inquiry based learning gathers information by asking questions, which is taking information from experience from other people and their opinions which means that you can also determine others feelings toward the topic at hand. Inquiry is also a scientific way of thinking since scientists imagine, speculate, interpret, criticize, and create something out of what he has discovered and with these, learning would not just be fun but intriguing and mysterious as well. Since Inquisition is drived by one's curiosity, and curiosity is experience, it will go well with the saying "experience is the best teacher" since we experience the learning first hand and even getting advices and corrections from others and curiosity drives us to go further on our researches as we humans are of a curious mind. Inquisitive based learning also develops our logical or rational thinking because we have to analyze our research and connect the dots where they have a connection and the more we do this, the better we get at it. Its just like digging, the more we dig, the deeper we get and as we dig deeper into the pool of knowledge, the more knowledge we find and discover. As the saying goes, "Knowledge is Power", and because of the knowledge we have gathered, and the knowledge we used to gather, together it fits like a puzzle, making our minds whole and complete with satisfaction, happiness, and the power to take on more tasks which involves using our powerful minds.
  5. Taf the Ghost

    Ryzen 3700U w/ Vega 10 spotted

    All we know is that it's a respin on the 12nm libraries. That should drop power usage across all of the SKUs, which matters for a Mobile part. There might also be significant microcode improvements, like what happened with Zen+. We'll find out later. The other thing to look out for is more advanced power management features, which matter in the Mobile space a lot more.
  6. schwellmo92

    Ryzen 3700U w/ Vega 10 spotted

    14nm vs 12nm, it’ll probably run a couple hundred mhz faster under load and consume a little less power at same frequencies as last gen.
  7. Searching did not bring up proper topics so far for me, because in my case SILENCE is a big part of my system strategy, so i can only barely crank up my existing enermax neochanger pump any further beyond 2500rpm (currently at 1500-2500) clarification: I am writing the rpm settings like selected from the remote, but the actual rpm always is around 200-300 higher which means i would have higher temperature differences in my loop when adding more load and looking at my current CPU temps with that crappy AIO (which i want to get rid of) i thik it might be usefull to mix it up a little like 1) pump -> CPU -> new frontside 120 or slim 240 (air from outside in) -> GPU -> top 240 (with inside out air) or moving the new rad to the backside 2) pump -> CPU -> GPU -> 120 (with indside out) -> top 240 (with inside out) .... this is the more classic one but i prefere the rad on the front side because of limited space at the backside or can you recommend a better pump than the neochanger? i tried a DC-LT once and it is way too loud ... and there are almost NO usefull comparisions between pumps on the web or i just simply did not find them yet. my current neochanger is practically noise-free up until i hit 3000rpm where it starts some minor noises and is becoming audible when reaching 3500rpm
  8. schwellmo92

    Ryzen 3700U w/ Vega 10 spotted

    So I need to remind you on Intel’s HEDT naming scheme?
  9. DARK0717

    Little help with my homework

    the thing is, my teacher doesn't want copying and pasting, obviously I had to rewrite everything to keep it my own work
  10. Lady Fitzgerald

    Joke Thread

    Bagpipes-(noun)-I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made object never equaled the purity of sound achieved by the pig. -Alfred Hitchcock -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How do you get two bagpipes to play a perfect unison? A. Shoot one. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the definition of a minor second? A. Two bagpipes playing in unison. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a bagpipe and an onion? A. No one cries when you chop up a bagpipe. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a bagpipe and a trampoline? A. You take off your shoes when you jump on a trampoline. *-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why did the chicken cross the road? A. To get away from the bagpipe recital. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why do bagpipers leave their cases on their dashboards? A. So they can park in handicapped zones. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How can you tell a bagpiper with perfect pitch? A. He can throw a set into the middle of a pond and not hit any of the ducks. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How is playing a bagpipe like throwing a javelin blindfolded? A. You don't have to be very good to get people's attention. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between the Great Highland and Northumbrian bagpipes? A. The GHB burns longer [but the Northumbrian burns hotter] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What do you call bagpiper with half a brain? A. Gifted. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a lawnmower and a bagpipe? A. You can tune the lawnmower, and the owner's neighbors are upset if you borrow the lawnmower and don't return it. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How many bagpipers does it take to change a light bulb? A. Five, one to handle the bulb and the other four to contemplate how Bill Livingston would have done it. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How many bagpipers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A. 5-one to do it, and four to criticize his fingering style. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. If you were lost in the woods, who would you trust for directions, an in-tune bagpipe player, an out of tune bagpipe player, or Santa Claus? A. The out of tune bagpipe player. The other two indicate you have been hallucinating. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How do you make a chain saw sound like a bagpipe? A. Add vibrato. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How many bagpipers does it take to change a light bulb? A. Five. One to handle the bulb, the other four to tell him how much better they could have done it. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the definition of a gentleman? A. Someone who knows how to play the bagpipe and doesn't. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a dead snake in the road and a dead bagpiper in the road? A. Skid marks in front of the snake. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a dead bagpiper in the road and a dead country singer in the road? A. The country singer may have been on the way to a recording session. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the range of a bagpipe? A. Twenty yards if you have a good arm. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians? A. A bagpiper. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What did the bagpiper get on his I.Q. test? A. Drool. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the definition of a quarter tone? A. A bagpiper tuning his drones. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why are bagpipers’ fingers like lightning? A. They rarely strike the same spot twice. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How can you tell if a bagpipe is out of tune? A. Someone is blowing into it. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why is a bagpipe like a Scud missile? A. Both are offensive and inaccurate. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What do bagpipers use for birth control? A. Their personalities. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. How do you know if a bagpipe band is at your front door? A. No one knows when to come in. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why did the bagpiper get mad at the drummer? A. He moved a drone and wouldn't tell him which one. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you took all the bagpipers in the world and laid them end to end-- it would be a good idea. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What do you call ten bagpipes at the bottom of the ocean? A. A start. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. If you drop a bagpipe and a watermelon off a tall building, which will hit the ground first? A. Who cares? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why do bagpipers walk when they play? A. To get away from the sound. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tom: "Hey, Buddy. How late does the bagpipe band play?" Buddy: "Oh, about a half beat behind the drummer." -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why do bagpipers always walk when they play? A. Moving targets are harder to hit. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What does a bagpiper wear under his kilt? A. Shoes and socks. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. Why do they call it a "kilt"? A. Because a lot of people got kilt when they called it a skirt. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's one thing you never hear people say? A. Oh, that's the bagpipe player's Porsche. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q: What's the difference between a Scotsman and a Rolling Stone? A: A Rolling Stone says "hey you, get off of my cloud!", while a Scotsman says "Hey McLeod, get off of my ewe!" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the definition of "optimism" A. A bagpiper with a beeper. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. What's the difference between a bagpiper and a frog? A. The frog might be getting a gig. (Some South Florida Humor) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ANCIENT PIPING JOKE: The lads are marching into battle, with the piper playing away like mad.............The enemy's arrows, swords and spears are creating bloody slaughter all through the Irish ranks................Ten men down, and the piper plays on................Twenty men down, and still the pipes ring out. Finally fifty men have fallen, and the chieftain says to the piper, "For heaven's sake, can you not play something they like?" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q. The uilleann pipes are the only instrument declared safe by the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) Why??? A. They have seat belts and an air bag. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Man walks into a session with an octopus and declares that his critter can play any instrument in the room and $50 backs up his outrageous claim. So the fiddler hands over the fiddle, the octopus picks it up and plays beautifully, $50 to the octopus. Same for the drums, the guitar and banjo.... Then the piper declares he is sure to meet the bet and come out on top. So he hands over his pipes and the octopus turns them first one way then the other, and not a sound comes out of it. The owner looks little nervous and asks the octopus what’s wrong. "Play it? I'm still trying to get her out of these pajamas!!!!!!!!!" -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- At a solemn memorial service for a pipe band drummer, the piper approached the casket preparing to play. Just as he blew up his bag and prepared to strike in, the funeral director rushed up to the casket, hands in air, crying, "Stop, stop!" The funeral director then gently closed the casket and, turning to the astonished piper, said, "Now you can play. The drummer gave specific instructions that the casket lid had to be closed before you started."
  11. Sauron

    Help with unknown code

    If you mean this part: It looks like he's trying to say that you should specify the full path of the data file when passing it to the program.
  12. Drak3

    Do Macs degrade slower than an average PC

    If you don't load it down with bloatware, yes. Whereas the hardware Apple uses is still theoretically more likely to degrade faster, if not die prematurely, due to the thermal profile they deem acceptable.
  13. David Anderson

    Replacing my drive

    Hi LinusTechTips Forum, I am about to replace my drive and I just bought a 240GB SSD (already replaced my RAM) with a SATA-USB cable if I need to copy the files. There is one small problem. I know that my last drive controls my whole computer, but is it fine to copy everything to the SSD and then boot with the SSD? Like, is it going to be like, undetectable drive, or something? Thank you for supporting me!
  14. 3. lol no I'm talking about the normal male 30pin USB 3.0 connector. You know the one u connect from front IO to the mobo its that big blue plug on the board. So then with that said can I simply plug said USB 3.0 30pin male cable into the female port on the PCI card like they say u can. Heres a card for example. here 2. ahhh so its just a thing where I can't use all 15 ports at there full bandwidth simultaneously alrit cool. But again do u know the amount that I can use simultaneously at the full speed? There has to be someway of knowing or calculating it I just don't know how to for my mobo. 1. thxs
  15. Hello! In July i upgraded my PC and bought an NHD-15 air cooler. Which I regret now, since it's not really pretty to look at. So i've come to the conclusion that i wanna buy an AIO but, i am not sure if there is room in my case. What would be the max. size for an AIO? Can you recommend any for my CPU, might overclock The specs: Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX Z370-F GAMING RAM: CMK16GX4M2B3000C15 CPU: i5-8600K Graphics card: Asus strix 1070 Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Thanks
  16. not sure why you're worried about this being marked closed when it's over a year old. Also a mod isn't going to mark it as closed just because you think you know what's wrong with his computer. Your cable might be bad but he might have a perfectly good cable. And even if he marked your answer as solving his problem, that doesn't mean the thread has to close.
  17. TIL Google Sheets has a live currency converter equation function Q_Q all these years of tracking hardware prices in excel

    GOOGLEFINANCE("CURRENCY:USDGBP")

     

  18. TheNaitsyrk

    AIO Water cooler for my graphics card?

    That's an AIO. https://www.alphacool.com/shop/neue-produkte/22916/alphacool-eiswolf-120-gpx-pro-nvidia-geforce-gtx-1080ti-pro-m23-black
  19. Also I kind of prefer to stick my UPS on a surge protector because I'd rather the surge protector die first than the expensive UPS unit. (But yeah, nothing's going to protect against a direct lightening strike). You might also clarify that you mean to get a UPS unit without the "front" USB ports. It can be misunderstood to get a UPS with no USB ports at all. But yeah, I only really have a UPS since I have a server. I don't think a lot of people really need them. Surge protector for sure though.
  20. You are correct. I thought the UPS would just blow a fuse but that's not the case. I don't want to spend a fortune on a commercial UPS, consumer UPSs won't do anything from a direct strike.
  21. TheNaitsyrk

    Can I buy RTX 2080 ?

    It's under warranty so I don't see the problem?
  22. http://stormhighway.com/surge_protectors_ups_lightning_protection_myth.php
  23. Built a new pc about 10 days ago (specs in my signature below), had problems with it ever since. I kept getting BSOD relating to my gpu driver. Uninstalled it and could not reinstall anymore as everytime it would say "failed". The other problem is my wifi card. I have an asus PCE-AC88 and virgin 350mb download. on my old pc i would get minimum of 240mb download and my full 20mb upload on 5GHz, now i only get a max of 20 down and still get 20 up. Not only this but in my first windows install (before gpu problems) it wouldnt even want to connect to my main connection, only the guest network we had set up, now it connects to the main but not guest network. I reinstalled windows for a second time and fixed the gpu driver problem but the same wifi problem occurs!?! any suggestions because i'm about to give up and it will just be a huge waste of money thanks loads in advance
  24. Actually no a surge protector is meant just for that. Thats what a SURGE of power is let it be from a lighting strike or the power company fucking up on there end. Surge protectors sacrifice the device to save what u have connected. Thats there point, which is pretty nice for me and my lighting prone area.
  25. wkdpaul

    Show off your latest purchase!

    Got a free WRT160N ... Got it because it wasn't working anymore, turns out it was just the power brick (had one laying around). Flashed DD-WRT on it and I'll be installing that at the in-laws house next time I'll be there!
  26. It's not about discouraging him, it's about saving him the hassle of installing a distribution that was never meant to be installed and is not targeted at people who don't know how a boot loader works. If he's looking for an entry point into Linux there are infinitely better choices like mint, ubuntu, elementary, zorin etc. All the "h4xxor" stuff can be installed separately on any of those if he really feels the need for it.
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