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Allen Copeland

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About Allen Copeland

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  • CPU
    Dual E5-2680 v3 @ 2.5 GHZ (24 cores, 48 threads)
  • Motherboard
    Supermicro X10DAi
  • RAM
    128GB Corsair
  • GPU
    EVGA GTX 980 Ti
  • Case
  • Storage
    EVO 850 500 GB SSD
  • PSU
    EVGA Supernova 1300 G2
  • Display(s)
    HP ZR30w
  • Cooling
  • Keyboard
    matlas Quiet Pro Keyboard
  • Mouse
    Basic Microsoft Optical Mouse
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Professional

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  1. I just received this notice from PayPal. Is this intentional? If there is a more appropriate place for this, please let me know. Edit: Disregard. It wasn't flagged as 'important' so I missed the message titled: "Floatplane is migrating!" Edit2: Message contents below for forum posterity: Hello there! As you may have heard, we are moving from the LTT forums to our official site, floatplane.com, and that means that your payments will be moving too! Here’s what we need you to do to move over with us!
  2. That's called G-Code. I used to be a CNC machinist from 2007-2009. Fun job. Though they had me doing a CNC Programmer's job, but oh well.
  3. I just realized: I might be scoring 10.7 vs 11 due to running two 2560x1600 displays off of this thing.
  4. Indeed, it appears largely GPU bound. I just found it interesting that it reports it incorrectly.
  5. I think this program is incapable of going beyond 32 cores. I have 48 logical cores (24 physical cores with hyper-threading.) I'm upset that it had a hiccup near the end, oh well. Edit: Rig Name: Workstation CPU: Dual Xeon E5-2680v3 GPU: Evga Gtx 980 Ti Ram: 128GB Score: 10.7
  6. In February I started my first programming job. I'm an autodidact and there's no jobs locally within 130 miles so I had to get very lucky to get a remote gig. My major languages are C#, javascript, SQL, and my own language OILexer (used to write languages.) I write Server-side services using the WCF, web applications using MVC 5 and C# (the Razor engine rocks) and I assist in building the client application which is the ISV I work for's major bread winner. I frequently write tools to get things done using WPF due to its flexibility. My preference is towards code automation.
  7. Here's hoping I don't have to upgrade later to 256GB... or hoping I do?
  8. You're welcome to not like it, but your "Extreme Gamer cutting edge 10 points Xbox Live points for CoD" doesn't make a lick of sense. This must be an esoteric anonymous gathering...
  9. Honestly I liked the case. Though the second downside of a small outfit that builds workstations: there were ... like three case options. This was the only one with a side window.
  10. More of a business decision than a fun factor decision. It was replacing the system I use for my day job, so it had to be, above all else, stable, I don't overclock and my temps in my old build were atrocious. I just don't have the time to invest in getting it 'perfect' on cable management or air flow. The company used did a fantastic job, CPU in load hasn't breached the 50c mark. The GPU fan almost never turns on. It's super quiet (well, comparatively quiet), and my requirement towards stability was the real deciding factor.
  11. I used to run on a Core i7 980x from a build back in 2010 and decided that 12GB of ram just wasn't enough given my new job means I work at home. I needed something that scaled really well, and could run server class software (SQL Server Developer Edition, IIS, Asp.NET, et cetera), and when I needed to flex I didn't have to worry about the cpu power being there. I thought at first of getting an octocore 5960x, but after reviewing my options, I decided I'd go a step further: workstation hardware. What I ended up with was as follows: Dual Xeon E5-2680 v3 Dodeca-core processors @ 2