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Re: What modern activity did you get up to today?

in Milliways
Can I add "everything Samsung is doing" to the list? Everything Samsung does is anti-consumer, so I don't know how I forgot them. On that subject, I'm looking at new phones to finally replace my Galaxy S7, and I'm worried that the Android automatic backup is keeping a list of installed apps to …

Re: Worst fastest early 3D cards questions

We've found it, the Richard Hammond of 3D, starts off fast but crashes spectacularly. lol Spoiler (Top Gear / Grand Tour joke for those who are lost ) https://topgear.fandom.com/wiki/Category:Hammond%27s_Accidents I think I'm going to buy another expensive one identical... don't know why.. it has …

Re: What modern activity did you get up to today?

in Milliways
Gave my almost 12-year-old laptop Windows 10 Pro x64 back on the system since Linux was a bit of an issue and I needed a Windows system again to archive games, ROMs, and so on since MacOS has limited options. Which reminds me, I need to fix the trackpad buttons since they need to be pressed very …

Re: What vintage CPU socket saw the biggest increase in CPU horsepower from release to retirement?

Maybe in 10 years time those sockets will be considered vintage and they will count, but we are having this conversation today and I struggle to put the Athlon XP 3000+ in the same age classification as a 486 or the original Pentium processor. You can't even fully patch Windows 7 on an AXP. By the …

Re: Bought this (Modern) hardware today

in Milliways
Tested these two board+ CPU combos and a mildly rusty 650watt Thermaltake PSU finally. MSI p67 board + 2500k and a H-97 Asus board with a 4690k. Haven't done more than test post. But it turns out a 980ti I thought was toast might be ok as well. 5 + 1 bonus out of 5 parts tested to post at least. IMG …

Re: Is the FX5600 a great option for Win98?

it's more of a marketing strategy. Of course it is. And it's still being done on both sides. The only reason the for the RTX4060 or RX6600 to have fewer shader units than the Ti/XT variant. It's the same GPU. In the late Core2 era Intel manufactured only one or two quad core desktop CPUs and they …

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