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jfael

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  1. Cpu: 6700kGpu: Asus 970 StrixRam: 16GB DDR4Score: 6.2 (High)
  2. In your BIOS settings, under Power Options, there should be something to configure what happens after a power outage. If it's configured to power up the pc, try to configure it to do nothing. I had a similar issue with a server board and I think that was the problem.
  3. You have a modem AND a router ? I may have misunderstood your setup. What kind of service do you have? Cable, DSL, Fiber ? If you have both a modem and a router, what I said before might not be the case and what @techguru said makes more sense. Can you connect to the modem and check what IP it's getting from the service provider ? If it's the same as what is being reported by "whats my ip", then it should be just a matter of configuring the modem in bridge mode like @techguru said, so that the public IP is given to the router instead of the modem.
  4. It sounds like your internet provider has implemented a CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation) solution in their network. CGNAT is basically the same principle that your home router/modem has, where usually is has one public IP address that is shared between all the devices on your home network, however on a much larger scale. If this is in fact the case, I don't know of anything you can do besides, calling your service provider to see if they can give you a public IP instead of a private one.
  5. The ideal test would be to have two monitors of the same size and same panel technology, (one native 1080p and one native 4k monitor of course), set the 4k monitor to 1080p resolution and tell the OS to mirror the screens. From that point try to eyeball it or take a photo up-close with a camera and compare the results. Of course if eyeballing you can't see the difference I don't really care much about the up-close macro photo of the screens It all comes to whether the scaler is intelligent enough to see that it doesn't need to do any fancy interpolation on 1080p, just do the 1:4
  6. Hi, How does 1080p look on a 4K display ? (I mean the image quality between a native 1080p display versus on a 4k display running at 1080p resolution) I've been interested in this topic for a while now and since my monitor has recently started to show signs of it's eventual demise this will definitely be a major factor in my future monitor choice. I've researched this quite a bit and the conclusion is: "it depends". Please read point 8 of the post bellow for a more detailed explanation. http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/278610-display-technology-faqmythbuster/ Basically
  7. I'm usually CPU folding in the background. I have it configured to use only 50% of my i7 920, so depending on the game sometimes I need to stop folding so it doesn't affect my framerate.
  8. Might not be exactly the same, however for instance Nvidia's upcoming Pascal architecture will feature "3D Memory" which I think is essentially the same as Samsung's vertical NAND, or at least very similar technology
  9. Can't wait to see this technology work it's way to other types of flash based memory like RAM or VRAM
  10. Great smartphone with great specs including the excelent camera and aparently very good battery life
  11. I needed a centralized place to store my data because having to have and manage storage space on every computer in the house is not viable. I needed to have a "storage warehouse", a place that could store my data with safely with redundancy and with room to grow, so I bought a 5 bay NAS from Synology. At the time there were no 4TB drives so I bought a couple of 3TB drives and put them in RAID1 to start with. I really like WD drives, I have them in my desktop, however at the time I bought my NAS, WD was saying that they didn't support RAID arrays on consumer level drives, and at that time
  12. jfael

    28Tbps Fiber

    Going back to the original post a bit, that 28Tbps undersea fiber is, as some people have already mentioned the backbone of the global network we like to call Internet :) It's not the bandwidth of the ISP backbone, it's usually a 3rd party controlled link that has to be shared by the every data stream that needs to cross an ocean. You can look at it as a country or even a continental link that connects the world as we known it. You can take a look at this link just to have an idea of cable runs we have around the globe: http://www.submarinecablemap.com/
  13. Personally while shopping for anyting I look for: 1 - Trusted brands 2 - Specs 3 - Reviews
  14. I own a PS3 to play games that are not available on the PC like Final Fantasy or Gran Turismo
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