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Sata computer cable. by Peter Jason
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Ao-pEVeYL.jpg This one is the USB3 version, but there seems no power connection. Does the power come with the USB3? The USB2 type comes as "eSata" with a power connection: http://www.sednacomputer.com/photo/se-c-poesata-1m.jpg and I'm using this...
November 5th 15 10:27 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Memory question by Norm X
Hi, I have a new quadcore Acer Aspire E 15 that has upgraded itself to Win10. I purchased it with 4 GB RAM installed. MS Task Manager says of the Memory, Speed: 1333 MHz, Slots used: 1 of 2, Form factor: SODIMM, Hardware reserved: 117 MB. I presume 117 MB is reserved for video. Unfortunately,...
November 5th 15 07:17 AM
by Paul Go to last post
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Two computers one keyboard/mouse two VDU by Graham Harrison[_2_]
I currently have an old Dell with a Logitech wireless keyboard/mouse set for which the receiver plugs into a USB port. It has 2 VDUs connected using DVI (it could use VGA). Runs Vista(!) I'm shortly to acquire a much newer machine which will also have dual VDU capability using DVI or VGA. On...
October 23rd 15 01:05 PM
by Live Go to last post
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Old server by philo
Someone gave me a nice server. Dual CPU 3ghz and 4 gigs of RAM several ultra-wide drives Doggone it...it's got Win2000 server on it.
October 16th 15 09:04 PM
by philo Go to last post
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(Repaired) Toshiba Laptop Satellite L670 performing poorly (No HD Speed Information ?!? Weird IBM stuff) by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Hallo, A few days ago I was at my mother's place. I noticed her laptop was infuriatingly slow. It was a Toshiba Satellite L670. It used to be fast, I was also under the impression that it was a kinda fast and expensive laptop.
October 13th 15 06:42 AM
by Skybuck Flying[_4_] Go to last post
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co-processor by philo
I repaired a mini-pc running Win7 (32bit) and it's running well but in the control panel it shows no driver for co-processor. The CPU is an Intel quad core Atom 330 Intel has no such driver on their website (as far as I could determine) and their driver update tool found nothing missing.
October 11th 15 09:05 PM
by philo Go to last post
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PSU or video card? by [email protected]
Apologies for posting via Google but I'm desperate. I replaced my mobo yesterday with an Asus M5A97 LE, no onboard graphics. PSU is 585W, video is Radeon HD 6770. Fans spin up fine without the video card, but when I plug it in, the fans start cycling up/down and I have no display. I've been beating...
October 2nd 15 10:04 PM
by Thip Go to last post
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GTX 950, GTX 960 segmented ram systems as well ? by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Hello, Here is a truely computer architectural question for you: Do NVIDIA's Graphics Cards/Chips models GTX 950 and GTX 960 have segmented memory models as well ? Just like the GTX 970 ? I post on thread on this on geforce forum but it mysteriously disappeared... other delete or again a...
October 1st 15 10:53 PM
by Skybuck Flying[_4_] Go to last post
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Old XP pc died? by BugHunter
My old XP pc stopped workin, the cpu fan worked and the power on light was on. I opened the case and saw there was a heatsink after the CPU blok, loose. It is an alu heatsink with a small contact who pressed on a chip on the board, with 2 metal suspensed fasting, and one was loose. I'm affraid the...
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September 22nd 15 03:25 PM
by BugHunter Go to last post
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Motherboard Advice Needed by Bob Simon[_2_]
A friend who runs a small business asked me to help her make her Compaq 100B PCs run faster. It turns out they have plenty of RAM but a very slow processor that appears to be soldered directly to the motherboard. Since this system does not have an internal power supply, I presume she will need a...
September 21st 15 08:27 PM
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Skybuck's DreamPC design for 2015, version 1 initial draft. by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Skybuck's DreamPC design for 2015, version 1 initial draft (created on 12 september 2015 by Skybuck Flying): (Based on components available at www.alternate.nl): Processor: Socket 1151, Intel® Core i7-6700K, 4,0 GHz (4,2 GHz Turbo Boost), Processor(FC-LGA4, "Skylake") Price: 399...
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September 21st 15 09:14 AM
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Does Intel sell processors/chipsets without AMT/ME/SMM ? by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Hello, Here a question from a girly (not me): Does Intel sell (recent) chipsets/processors without AMT/ME/SMM ? I like to add to that: Without JAVA/ThreadX/RTOS ? I think these technologies are unnecessary for home/desktop computers and form an unnecessary security/privacy risk !
September 18th 15 03:28 PM
by Marcel Go to last post
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Site Similar To CPU-World for Cell Phone Processors? by tb
Not quite a question for alt.com.hardware but don't know where else to post it... Is there a site, similar to CPU-World, where I can take a look at the specs of cell phone processors? -- tb
September 15th 15 07:18 PM
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New HD? by philo
A friend wants me to add a new SATA HD to his system. He's a photographer, so it will be used for storing hi-res images. Have not ordered in a while and now I see there are so many options. Just wondering why some drives are marketed as being for NAS, security systems, etc
September 13th 15 11:00 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Socket 771 Xeon in Socket 775? by ~misfit~[_16_]
I've been trying to do this using a 'modded' Xeon that I bought from AliExpress (essentially has one of those stickers micro-glued in place and cut down so it's just over the two transposed lands and has a second set of grooves cut in periphery to fit socket). I've tried it in two mobos now, at...
September 13th 15 02:35 AM
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HD? by philo
I have a friend with a 500Gig external ATA drive. USB2 He says that when he plugs it into his machine he often has to try twice before Windows recognizes it. I had him copy all data off the drive, then I took it with me to determine if the problem is with the electronics in the enclosure or the...
September 13th 15 01:25 AM
by philo Go to last post
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(Skylake) Intel® Core i7-6700K (4.0 to 4.2 ghz 95 watts) vs Intel® Core i7-6700T (2.8 to 3.6 ghz 35 watts) by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Hello, I was considering the T version of Intel's Skylake processor. However it seems unavailable, maybe/perhaps there is a reason for it. Maybe the T version is just not so great. What interests me about the T version is the low TDP of 35 watts. However the clock frequency is only 2.8 GHz per...
September 12th 15 11:37 AM
by Skybuck Flying[_4_] Go to last post
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Youtube nerd claim: intel 4 core + 4 fake/hyper cores, beats AMD 6 core ? by Skybuck Flying[_4_]
Hello, I just saw a funny nerd/nerd video on youtube. The somewhat cute/shy nerd claims that an intel 4 core + 4 fake/hyper cores can beat amd 6 core. (4 fake cores being hyper threading). Now the nerd is not showing any benchmarks or anything... but his hypothesis
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September 10th 15 06:06 PM
by DecadentLinuxUserNumeroUno Go to last post
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More ramblings... by philo
Right after I posted about how I thought it foolish that a Mac I worked on did not report a SMART error... I was working on a PC that one minute died and the next, the drive was dead. No SMART error was reported. The conclusion: Everything will fail.
September 8th 15 01:07 AM
by philo Go to last post
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Android for my Acer Aspire One by Norm X
Hi, This message is X-posted to alt.comp.hardware & comp.mobile.android. My Acer Aspire One netbook no longer boots. In one case I blame Microsoft. I used update on my Win7 partition and now, no matter what I do, I end up with a blue screen. In another case, I messed up the drivers on the...
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September 7th 15 01:08 AM
by Norm X Go to last post
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