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Necrocomputing

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About Necrocomputing

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System

  • CPU
    Ryzen 5 2600 @4.2Ghz
  • Motherboard
    Asus Prime b350m-e
  • RAM
    Corsair Vengence LPX 2x4Gb DDR4-3000
  • GPU
    Asus Strix GTX 1070 TI
  • Case
    EVGA DG-76 (with riser cable)
  • Storage
    250Gb Kingston A1000 NVMe
  • PSU
    EVGA 750W GQ
  • Display(s)
    Asus VG236
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master MasterLiquid Lite 120
  • Keyboard
    Razer Blackwidow Chroma V1
  • Mouse
    Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 x64 Pro

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  1. Necrocomputing

    Thread for Linus Tech Tips Video Suggestions

    Could you guys make a video about how to make an WiFi/Bluetooth jammer with an arduino ?
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    who thought Linus used linux

    I thought it was Linux tech tips for a long time & never bothered watching for a couple of years.
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    Jankiest Thing You've Done?

    Oh boy let me at it, - heat gun to a dead GPU die to fix it; check - Opening up an old PSU and trying to bypass a couple of safety relay's to see if that will fix it; didn't work but check - replacing a dead laptop display with a cheap 20" LCD TV; check - Melting thru the casing of a laptop with a hot knife to get at the CPU, check - Placing a giant ice cube under said CPU to keep it from overheating, check - Motherboard's Sata controller dies, use a 16GB micro SD card installed in the cheap integrated card reader as a boot drive (sorry linus I did it first and more janky) & an external hard drive enclosure for game library; check - 40" flat screen TV dies, figure out it can make it work again by melting a hole in the back with a hot knife so I can unplug the back-light, turn the TV on then plug the high voltage wires back in while the TV is running; check - removing the MB from a laptop and baking it in an oven to fix the discrete GPU, check (before I got the heat gun) - Striping the wires out of some ethernet cables and soldering them to my mechanical keyboard to replace the faulty USB cable; check - random ass heat sink & fan zip tied to CPU socket; check - DIY thermal paste; failed (see bellow) but check - Toothbrush and alcohol to an intel LGA socket cause said thermal melted and got all under the CPU; check - Chipset heatsink fell off, tie it back on with twine; check - replacing laptop fan with desk fan; check Everything worked except if specified otherwise. I took the name, "Necrocomputing" for a reason.
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    External CPU temp monitor?

    https://www.amazon.com/Desktop-Notebook-Motherboard-Analyzer-Diagnostic/dp/B00DGNYYHI Though for what you are thinking it would be more of a feature built into a high end motherboard
  5. Necrocomputing

    External CPU temp monitor?

    I had a case that had a thermal probe that you could install on the side of the CPU's IHS to read temps. Not too sure how that would work with intel's dubious socket designs.
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    Experiences with non-techies

    My father believes she emits some sort of electromagnetic field when emotional. Apparently she managed to kill 3 alternators in my dad's car in the first 3 months of them dating. He claims to have resolved the issue by making her wear a ground strap attached to the car body.
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    The ALL-EBAY PC

    wasn't the 53 dollar PC also all from ebay ?
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    Experiences with non-techies

    Also you know those fake windows security alert, you have a virus pop ups ? Well I once met a guy who called up the number; then since he was having a hard time understanding the Hindu scammer on the other end, decided it was just easier to throw his PC out.
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    Experiences with non-techies

    You know what, I have my own story about my non-techie family. First of all I am like so many others in this thread the "family IT guy". Last month I had to talk her into spending 40$ to replace her defective printer... She complained about having to get another one all week despite literally having found the last one in someone's trash 5 years prior. A few days ago I get a call that her printer isn't working and that she lost display on her PC; I get over to her place and find nothing wrong with the printer (she probably was pressing the wrong button to turn it on). THE PC HOWEVER; oh boy somehow she managed to completely kill the GPU & corrupt the windows install on the SSD at the same time by playing around with the wires coming out the back of her PC (she thought something was unplugged). I ended up setting her up with an old I3 laptop and told her to wait 6 months cause I'll likely be upgrading my Ryzen build.
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    Experiences with non-techies

    This is quoting a 6 year old comment but just want to point out that it was CTRL+ALT+DEL before windows 7
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    What 120mm fans would you recomend for low noise & low cost

    well I got five Arctic P12's in my case now and I can't hear them over the pump in my AIO at idle or the fans on my GPU under load. Fun fact, Since my GPU has a 0 decibel mode the fans don't start spinning for about a minute while it warms up; during which I can't hear any noises my PC makes over the coil whine.
  12. (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻ Windows being weird
  13. and it's still not spinning ? tried selecting manual and just setting it to a static speed ?
  14. As you can see here I have a Case fan that connected to my GPU; with this fan curve it won't even spin if the card is cooler than 50°c. Using fan auto-calibration is also recommended to see between what voltages your fan actually spins, in my case it doesn't move bellow 26%.
  15. how did you set the fan curve ? By default the fans shouldn't spin bellow a certain temperature
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