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glitchmaster0001

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About glitchmaster0001

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    Member

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Silicon Valley
  • Interests
    Cars, Computers, Overclocking, Gaming, Servers, Networking, Information Technology. Computer Science
  • Occupation
    Automotive Technician at Mercedes-Benz USA

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i7 3770K @3.5GHz
  • Motherboard
    Asus P8Z77-M microATX motherboard
  • RAM
    16GB Muskin Redline DDR3 1866MHz
  • GPU
    EVGA GTX 960 4GB SSC
  • Case
    HP Pavilion a1747c
  • Storage
    1x 120GB Sandisk Extreme SSD 1x 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7,200 RPM HDD
  • PSU
    Antec EA 650w Green
  • Display(s)
    Asus MX239H 23.0" 1920x1080 Monitor
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper N520
  • Keyboard
    IBM Model M Buckling Springs
  • Mouse
    Logitech G303
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit

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  1. glitchmaster0001

    Portable bluetooth speaker for my car

    It does, but I only have a single 55 year old paper speaker in the middle of the dash in it and the radio is AM only.
  2. glitchmaster0001

    Portable bluetooth speaker for my car

    Thanks for the suggestion! I did end up getting the Flip 4 and man is that thing loud! the sound is really clear and crisp too! A bit pricey but well worth it in my opinion, I don't want to hack up an original working radio in my car so this was the best option in the end.
  3. glitchmaster0001

    Portable bluetooth speaker for my car

    thanks for the suggestion, ill check it out!
  4. glitchmaster0001

    Portable bluetooth speaker for my car

    Does anyone have any suggestions on what portable bluetooth speaker that is loud enough to be used to play music in a car? I have a 1965 Ford Mustang that still has the original radio that i dont want to replace, but I want to be able to play and listen to my music while driving it. Preferably something small enough to fit in a cupholder, but be loud enough so i can hear the music over the wind and engine noise while driving. Thanks
  5. glitchmaster0001

    General disinterest in tech?

    that kinda happened to me as well. Like when I was in high school, i used to be on the forums everyday and working on computers everyday. Now I don't even play games anymore and this is the first time i checked the forums in like over 2 years. I guess life got in the way or something, but now my new hobby is working on cars. I still like working on computers but not as much anymore.
  6. glitchmaster0001

    Should I buy a older used macbook pro 13 in for school?

    so like a used lenovo thinkpad?
  7. Recently i realized that its really difficult to go through college without owning a personal laptop to be able to have to take notes in class or do work anywhere on the go. I recently purchased a brand new 2018 MacBook Pro 13in with touch bar for school and im still within the 2 week return window. Lately ive been having second thoughts about keeping the computer because for what i use it for, (which is taking notes in class, typing up essays for school, watching youtube, and watching netflix or just basic web browsing, i feel that i can't justify the price of the computer for the tasks i use it for. The thing is, I really like MacOS and how its pretty well optimized. I already have a custom built desktop at home so I just want a laptop to do basic task. My question is, would it be a good idea to buy a used mid 2012 macbook pro 13in with the 3rd gen i5, replace the 500GB hard drive with a SSD, then upgrade the ram to 8GB or more. In my area, I see that second hand 13in MBPs range from $200-300. I just need the laptop to at least last me through college (between 4-5 years) and if it clunks out after that then i'll cross that bridge when i get there. The main thing i worry about is would the processor being a 3rd gen i5 become slow, obsolete, and unusable before i can get through college. What are your opinions on this?
  8. glitchmaster0001

    Time to buy a first car but have no idea what to choose

    Get a used Volvo. Those things are more common where you live, so parts are easier to find and most likely cheaper too. Older Swedish made Volvo are bricks. Basically indestructible. Granted they dont look sporty, but you'll never be left stranded on the side of the road with that thing.
  9. glitchmaster0001

    Is buying ex mining cards a good idea?

    i just bought it today for $280, is that a good deal? or just average?
  10. glitchmaster0001

    Is buying ex mining cards a good idea?

    This was on the posting's description. Full disclosure: this card was used for ethereum mining at 75% power target (~110W, ~65C).
  11. glitchmaster0001

    Is buying ex mining cards a good idea?

    which video was that?
  12. glitchmaster0001

    Is buying ex mining cards a good idea?

    Recently I came across a listing on craigslist for a used EVGA GTX 1070 that im thinking about buying. Its listed for $300 obo but the thing thats got me on the fence about it is the owner says that its been used to mine etheirum for 7 months. Im wondering if its a good idea to buy a used ex mining card to use in my PC for gaming? or am i better off steering clear of mining cards and buying either a new card or holding off on upgrading the existing GTX 960 in my PC. Any suggestions are welcome.
  13. glitchmaster0001

    Suggestions for mounting hdd/ssd

    for my pc i have double side sticky tape holding my SSD down to the floor of the case. It works fine and I never ran into any problems doing that
  14. glitchmaster0001

    Supermicro X8 DTL-IF-O 5 short beeps 1 long beep error.

    Hey Michelle, I already sold the system a long time ago without trying this. It just never came across to me. Hopefully this solution will work for someone else that has this problem down the road in the future. What I remember worked for me was to switch the power off on the PSU, wait about 30 seconds, then flip it back on again and it would work without any issues
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