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Everything posted by STHam

  1. You've definitely nailed it. Dropping down one step lowers the price to about $75.
  2. Bottom line, I don't really need a new one, just looking to extend the life of this one.
  3. No, this is not the start of a Seinfeld bit... I've been looking to pick up a Used CPU to either build a budget multi-core system, or to get the most out of an old AMD system I have sitting around. But the market for used CPUs seems to be crazy! The best CPU I could put in my old AMD system is a Phenon II X6 1100T. It's a 6 core processor from 10 years ago. It was pretty nice back then, but now it lacks hyper-threading, and only has the power of a ~$60 Athlon 3000G. How much do people want for these things used? $100 to $120 on both eBay and AliExpress. It just leaves
  4. I'd love to see a video where you use that new workshop to build a CPU or GPU powered Stirling engine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stirling_engine).
  5. I'd like to see a more in-depth video on how to diagnose the kind of Blue Screens you typically when building your own PC. Well more in-depth than you already did last year for the TechQuickie. In particular, how to determine which specific component is failing, how to narrow down when the messages are inconsistent, the difference in approach when you are overclocking vs. running unmodified settings, what Windows files or native/3rd party tools are available to help narrow things down. -ST