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moriel5

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About moriel5

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System

  • CPU
    Intel i5-4570
    Intel i3-3220, AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ (Brisbane)
    AMD Athlon X3 (Model will be updated when I have time) (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Additional CPUs in future dedicated post
  • Motherboard
    Asrock H97M
    Gigabyte GA-MA78LM-S2 (Missing I/O shield) (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Additional motherboards in future dedicated post
  • RAM
    1x4GB DDR3-1600 CL11 SK-Hynix, 1x2GB DDR3-1333 CL9 Kingston ValueRAM (Overclocked to 1600Mhz CL11) (Kingston chips)
    1x2GB DDR3-1333 CL9 Kingston ValueRAM (Kingston chips) (Inside my sister's PC, additional RAM not disclosed)
    1x2GB DDR3-1333 CL9 Kingston ValueRAM (Elpida chips) (For testing hardware)
    2GB DDR2-800 CL5 Geil (forced to CL6), 2GB DDR2-800 CL6 Kingston ValuRAM (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Additional RAM in future dedicated post
  • GPU
    Intel HD 4600 (Disabled, will enable in the future), Sapphire AMD Radeon HD 6950
    Radeon HD3000 (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Unbranded AMD Radeon HD7570 4GB GDDR5 (Which turns out to actually be a PC Partner Radeon HD6770 with 1GB of GDDR5)(Damaged but functional, not currently in use)
    Palit NVidia GeForce 8400GS 256MB DDR2 (In a friend's desktop for now)
    Onboard (?) (Radeon) (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Additional GPUs in future dedicated post
  • Case
    Antec P9 (Window/No Window (It was damaged, and there were only units of the "Window" variant available, so I have extra panels))
    Additional cases in future dedicated post
  • Storage
    1x500GB SATA3 7200RPM 3.5" Seagate
    4x80GB SATA2 7200RPM 3.5" Western Digital
    2x80GB SATA2 7200RPM 3.5" Hitachi
    1x320GB SATA2 7200RPM 3.5" Seagate
    1x160GB SATA2 7200RPM 3.5" Hitachi
    1x40GB SATA1 7200RPM 3.5" Hitachi
    1x200GB SATA2 5400RPM 2.5" Western Digital Damaged)
    1x320GB SATA2 5400RPM 2.5" Seagate
    1x1TB USB3 5400RPM 2.5" Western Digital (Damaged)
    Additional storage in future dedicated post
  • PSU
    Antec 80+ Bronze HG-520 520W
    Additional PSUs in future dedicated post
  • Display(s)
    Currently temporary, waiting for funds to repair several 1200p monitors I got (gave those I had bought/repaired so far to my family)
    Dell 1708FP 17" 5:4 1280x1024p@75Hz (Using at 60Hz since I do not see or feel the difference)
    Pilot PIL4200CH 42" 16:9 1920x1080p@60Hz TV (Damaged, but functional)
    Acer X193W 19" 16:10 1440x900p@75Hz (With a friend until I repair their monitor)
    Dell (Will update model when I have time) 17" 5:4 1280x1024p@75Hz (For testing hardware)
    Additional displays in future dedicated post
  • Cooling
    Stock Intel Copper+Aluminum, Arctic Silver 5
    Stock AMD Aluminum, Arctic Silver 5 (Secondary desktop for hardware testing)
    Additional cooling equipment in future dedicated post
  • Keyboard
    Wired USB2 Silverline (Will update model when I have time)
    PS2 RK KM-3801PHE000S (Secondary desktop for testing hardware)
    Additional keyboards in future dedicated post
  • Mouse
    A4Tech BW-35 PS/2
    2.4Ghz USB2 Lenovo ThinkPlus E3, 2x2Ghz USB2 Lenovo ThinkLife WLM200 (For testing hardware)
    Additional Mice in future dedicated post
  • Sound
    Realtek ALC892 with Damaged Creative MF1580 (bad contacts, but mostly works well enough for me, will try repairing in the future)
    (Will update modelwhen I have time) (Secondary desktop for testing)
    Additional sound equipment in future dedicated post
  • Operating System
    Solus (Unstable) (UEFI)
    Arch (Stable, via Antergos) (Will be replaced when I have time)
    Ubuntu Budgie 17.10 (will be updated when I have time)
  • Laptop
    Lenovo IdeaPad 300-15 ISK
    CPU: Intel i5-6200U (Laptop)
    Motherboard: LC Future Center (Manufacturer for Lenovo) Paris NM-A481
    RAM: 1x8GB DDR3L-1600 CL11 SK-Hynix
    GPU: Intel HD 520
    Storage: 1TB SATA3 5400RPM 2.5" Seagate
    Charger: Lenovo stock
    Battery: Lenovo stock 3-cell 32Wh LG battery (will update model when I have time)
    Display: Stock 15" 1366x768p@60Hz (will update model when I have time)
    Cooling: Stock, Arctic Silver 5
    Keyboard: Stock (will update model when I have time)
    Mouse: Elan touchpad (will update model when I have time), Lenovo ThinkLife WL600
    Sound: Conexant CX11802-33Z with stock Dual Dolby Stereo Speakers
    Operating System: Solus (Unstable)
    Additional laptops in a future dedicated post

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  1. If this is still relevant, I cannot recommend enough the Dell Inspiron (I know, I'm still waiting for Dell to release a Vostro counterpart) 5585 (2-in-1 if possible) (try to get it at a discount, though). CPU (technically APU): Ryzen 3rd gen (Ryzen 5 3500U recommended (almost as good as an i7-10510U, with better graphics performance), however the Ryzen 3 3200U is also good, since it is almost as good as an i5-7200U (with better graphics performance) after taking into account AMD's lower cooling requirements and Intel's major performance drop due to the security issues) GPU: iG
  2. Sorry I had disappeared for so long, I wasn't at home until slightly before my country's government initiated it's lockdown, and haven't really had the time to log in. I have to admit, I could not find anything that could help you, except for the options you had outlined.
  3. This is weird. Perhaps the RAM is to blame (not necessarily bad)? Ryzen 3000 is the first Ryzen generation where you can throw just any random RAM stick without worry, after all.
  4. I'm sorry for not being online for so long, I haven't had the time to log in. There is a guide on MyDigitalLife, thought it basically boils down to this: 1. Manually download the .appxbundle files via AdGuard's Store downloader website (here) (it simulates accessing it from the Microsoft Store, so the links created are the same) using the FamilyID (0e639757-dc24-4e5b-9b33-226f71dcd952). Note: You may need to rename the file to include a .appx or .appxbundle extension (either will do), since the file is supposed to be streamed to the Store, where it knows what to do without car
  5. That looks pretty good, except for the Realtek NIC, which is not surprising, given that 99% of the motherboards utilize Realtek NICs, since that is the cheapest option. I'm pretty confident that you could leave things be on the computer, since you cannot replace the NIC (you could buy a Gigabit PCIe NIC, however those are prohibitively expensive for no reason, unless it is Realtek, in which case you get pretty much the same quality whether it is a ~5$ PCIe NIC or a ~90$ PCIe NIC, and it will be the same as the onboard NIC). One more word about Realtek networking driver flaws:
  6. Thanks. In that case, I really need to read up more, since so far I have benefited from jumbo frames (admittedly, only up to ~4.5KB), however I only use it locally, and I don't utilize Windows for this either, however it could be placebo.
  7. That certainly makes sense, and also explains how I saw the opposite in my usage. It depends on what kind of usage it is.
  8. I will need to read upon the matter before I can say yay or nay to your comment, however from my experience, I have yet to see fragmentation as a result of jumbo frames, rather than because lack of jumbo frames.
  9. From personal experience, that is not true. Windows wont recognize the partition, however it will certainly recognize the physical device, and as such should appear inside Disk Management (with an "unknown" or "unformatted" partition or partitions).
  10. Yeah, that's a valid point. Realtek's networking products are pretty bad due to incompetent drivers (this I have heard from people working on the Linux Realtek drivers, I was a beta tester for a short period of the drivers for the RTL8211AE (WiFi-AC)). Other than that, while jumbo frames do make more efficient usage of the network, and as such improve networking speed, it won't help speed up the Internet speed, since to my knowledge, no ISP makes use of jumbo frames for non-corporate clients, and even then, only a small percentage actually use it, such as universities, some me
  11. That may be the case, but lets first make sure. To bring an example, I know that our distance from the CO limits our maximum speed (had we payed for 100Mbt/s) to ~60-65Mbt/s, however we've had issues in the past year, that were not shared by our neighbors, sometimes limiting our speed to ~800Kbt/s (that's ~100KB/s), which after checking things (literally checking every single point on the line, except for the networking box itself), I think is due to something going haywire in our networking box (I was supposed to call someone today, but was unable to do so on time, so hopefully tomorrow)
  12. In the Store's settings you have an option to enable auto-updates, an option that is enabled by default. And I find it hard to believe that you only have 2 store apps installed, that only possible on the LTSC edition, since it doesn't come with any store apps at all (you install the store along with the most basic dependencies, unofficially).
  13. Ah. Well both are flagships, just one is a newer generation than the other.
  14. Hmm... Perhaps Windows Update in the background? Or perhaps the Microsoft Store is updating apps in the background?
  15. Did you check with another PC? Perhaps something else was limiting it?
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