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There isn't really a good way, because 3.5" drives require 12 V power that can't be supplied by the normal USB connection. So 3.5" docks...
13/05/2022 - 02:42
It's 12 cores, but those are Haswell cores at 2.4 GHz base / 3.2 GHz boost. It'll actually be slightly lower single-thread perf than OP's...
09/04/2022 - 05:46
At the end of the day, what you'll need very much depends on what you're running. But here's a few notes: ## CPU * You're currently running...
05/04/2022 - 19:45
Yup, but it's a quick press now. Don't hold them or you'll just get the power off menu (or bixby if you left the button default).
29/03/2022 - 14:44
> Now I cannot contact their after sales number as it hangs up saying they are experiencing high number of calls I had some luck just...
27/03/2022 - 19:16
If K and KF are the same price, you should be going for K. The F means no iGPU. Not super critical if you have a dGPU but: * iGPU means you...
26/03/2022 - 18:54
In that case, you may well be waiting until 2025 or even later. 5th gen was never really a thing on desktop. 6th and 7th gen were more or...
23/01/2022 - 19:54
> i would have thought i5/8gb ram / SSD is pretty good "i5" as a spec is meaningless. There have now been 12 different generations of...
23/01/2022 - 11:12
Generally if you're getting *any* errors at all in memtest, your RAM (in your system, not necessarily the sticks themselves) is no good....
20/01/2022 - 19:47
That's for confirming a RAT result. According to https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/get-tested-for-covid-19.aspx: >...
14/01/2022 - 18:36
Keep in mind that these are *dual rank* DIMMs and you may be unable to run more than one DIMM per channel. So if you have 4 slots, you...
30/12/2021 - 15:01
Some, most notably TPG, also require VLAN config. Should be doable with most routers, just an extra step. There's a full list at...
20/12/2021 - 18:51
Fair enough, I don't know enough about that particular model.
06/12/2021 - 16:32
If you're wireless charging, switching to USB can help. Wireless charging generates a lot more heat.
06/12/2021 - 12:36
Another option is to get a compatible LGA1150 CPU (check your motherboard compat list), probably an i5-4570 or i5-4590, e.g....
14/11/2021 - 02:17
...oh dammit I just ordered 6 from Umart at $139 ea.
10/11/2021 - 17:44
> The performance hit ranges from 7% to 40%. https://dfarq.homeip.net/x16-gpu-in-pcie-x1-slot-the-caveats/
08/11/2021 - 20:17
Cheap PLA, ABS and PETG can be had for about $15-20/kg. The better brands run $20-30/kg. Speciality filaments can be $60-200/kg but they...
06/11/2021 - 19:49
Quad channel is a whole other thing you're not likely to run into unless you have a workstation or server class CPU. The typical...
27/10/2021 - 19:43
ACL would only apply against the retailer (Amazon) in this case. It would have nothing to do with Seagate or their warranties.
25/10/2021 - 19:39
Virtual TPMs are fully independent of the host's TPM (or lack thereof). No need to do anything on the host, just need to set it up in the...
01/10/2021 - 09:31
In VMware Workstation 16, you need to first encrypt the VM (Options => Access Control => Encrypt) and then add a TPM device in the Hardware...
01/10/2021 - 09:30
I'd still wonder how it compares: the optics and focusing (and sensor quality?) can make a lot of difference. I have a "1080p" webcam that...
02/08/2021 - 19:29
You can do either. > MBR2GPT.EXE is located in the Windows\System32 directory on a computer running Windows 10 version 1703 (also known as...
05/07/2021 - 23:45
You don't need to repartition or reinstall for the simple case of switching to GPT/UEFI. The...
05/07/2021 - 23:18
My friend recently bought a mini PC from Topton (to use as a server). They take a fair bit of time to ship out. The hardware itself is...
15/05/2021 - 15:43
If you have monitor arms (VESA mount) you could probably just mount them upside down and flip the image in graphics driver options - that'd...
12/05/2021 - 19:26
Both FTTC and HFC use NBN-provided modems. The customer-facing protocol is just plain ol' 1000BASE-T Ethernet and will work fine with any...
04/05/2021 - 05:26
Within the USB specification (USB-C, USB-PD), there is no such thing as a "12 V A-to-C cable". What's actually happening is the 9V/12V...
16/04/2021 - 12:34
I have an Aukey PA-Y12 that claims PPS support, but it seems to be discontinued. Anything that's QC4+ might(?) also support PPS. If you...
01/03/2021 - 19:14