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About Hiitchy

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    Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Planet Earth, Milky Way
  • Interests
    Gaming, adventure, nature, music, food... Pretty much anything that has to do with going outside when I get tired of gaming!
  • Biography
    I'm a dude from the Ontario area. Most of my PC knowledge comes from pulling apart computers at a young age, only to piece them back together again. My other knowledge is supported by the search function that this forum has. I'd suggest using that to learn. :)
  • Occupation
    Junior Information Systems Analyst


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  1. I sometimes want to murder my clients. Who's bright idea was it to suggest BNC security cameras routed to an IP video encoder and then BACK OUT TO BNC THROUGH ANOTHER ENCODER....



    UGH. They're going to hear it from me tomorrow. Smh.

  2. I dont usually like hummus, but God damn hummus is great thanks

  3. Got my Cisco Catalyst 3850 switch with 48 SFP+ ports. Now the real fun begins. :)

    1. Show previous comments  5 more
    2. Windows7ge


      I did see that in the googling so it's a modular system. Not very dense though. To get 48 this is going to take up more than 1U isn't it?

    3. Hiitchy


      @Windows7ge It's about 2U, and there are going to be 3 as this is what the client wants. Wish I could change their mind because they're going with the wrong system but what do I know /o\

    4. Windows7ge


      Half your job as a technician is talking customers out of costly & complicated ways of getting something done. I know we do that here on the forum every day.

  4. Sometimes I think about the ones that we've replaced, all the millions under the burnt and waste...

    And I get sad because of course we'll be the same,

    All of history collapsing in its wake.


    Bye bye 1080Ti 😢 You served me well these last 2 years.

    1. Waterguy_12



      You served me well these last 2 years.

      The 1080ti is only 1.5yrs old so i guess checkmate

    2. Hiitchy


      @Waterguy_12 I say 2 years figuratively by summarizing owo

  5. Where have you been?!

    1. Hiitchy


      Honestly, I've been so busy with work that I haven't had a chance to check in X_X

    2. Den-Fi


      I hear that.

  6. I'm super excited. Get to see someone I haven't seen in a whole month. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

    1. dizmo


      I feel the same way every time I work with a certain someone at work :$

    2. Beef Boss

      Beef Boss

      I enjoy the people I get to see once every couple years. 

  7. Check your E-mails and see if you have any E-mails from them asking for you to verify something. 9/10 times, I wouldn't trust those sites because just like Amazon, they're a marketplace, based somewhere in the world with many people offering items for sale at low low prices.
  8. It's literally a compute card. Consumers/Prosumers have no reason to buy this unless they're doing calculations that require a GPU capable of doing those calculations.
  9. Prices in Canada Computers for 2080Ti pre-orders. (All prices in CAD)


    ....Guess I'll die.


    1. SupremeGOAT


      I  think you can build a computer with a 8700/1800x and a 1080 in it for these prices

    2. James Evens

      James Evens

      Which year do we have? looks like end 2017

    3. Hiitchy


      @SupremeGOAT A friend of mine built a 8700 based PC for roughly less than these prices. Can't wait to see when the prices of the 1080/1080ti go down.


      @James Evens Uhhh, the year where mining went crazy.

  10. Depends on your region. I live in Canada and have already seen the 10 series cards drop around 10-15%, but it's entirely subjective depending on what you're looking to buy and where.
  11. Okay lets try this again. Sine Wave UPS. Yes or no? Does Sine wave even matter?

    1. Origami Cactus

      Origami Cactus

      Ask it in general discussion not status update, then much more people will see it.

  12. Question for all my people who work with electronics. Regarding Sine Waves and stuff like that.


    I'm going to be purchasing a UPS just because I have a nas and a gaming PC along with a monitor and a bluetooth speaker soundbar. Would it make any sense to buy a UPS that advertises "Sine Wave" right in its name? Like is it even worth buying?


    These are the two I've considered:

    1. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00429N19W/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&psc=1
    Which has the Sine Wave protection thing. Obviously if I don't need it, I don't need it.


    2. https://www.amazon.ca/CyberPower-CP1500AVRLCD-Intelligent-Outlets-Mini-Tower/dp/B000FBK3QK/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1535587845&sr=8-3&keywords=UPS&dpID=41ZpxIiuVVL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch


    This one doesn't have the Sine Wave thing, but it has what I need, which is just the battery backup, and enough plugs in the rear for whatever I need. Any thoughts?

  13. What is Intel hiding other than their dismay for AMD knocking them off their rocker?
  14. CBSA is very strict on people coming in and leaving the country. I would assume your boarder services in Croatia are also very serious. They need to know what you're bringing in and expect you to pay taxes on things you import to the country, because you are importing them after all. Certain things are duty free, and this link seems to explain what tariffs you'd have to pay if you're importing from a country listed. I've typed everything from "Personal Computer" to "Laptop" to "Graphics Card" just to try and search for an item, and couldn't find anything. If you're in Canada, I'd try contacting your Embassy to find out more information.