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Re: Replacing electrolytic capacitors with polymers on my Motherboard, GPU, Soundcard. Is it a good idea?

Thinking about recapping my old motherboard with Polymer capacitors. Say for example it has a electrolytic 1000uf 50v cap. Can the Polymer cap also be 1000uf 50v? I’m not much of expert on capacitors but i hear polymer caps from a reputable brand are just better all around caps since they last …

Re: Anyone else into photography?

I'm not even an amateur, I have a basic DSLR and 18-55 lense. I just like composing and playing around with aperture and shutter speed. Then you probably already know a lot more about photography than most folks who can barely operate their phone camera haha. You don't really need an expensive …

Re: Anyone else into photography?

Nice, didn't even know Pentax was still around. Yes, they 'still' are. Ricoh owns the brand and doesn't invest a lot of money in it. They currently don't have a mirrorless camera, in fact, they want to focus on DSLR with a pentaprism and make it better. Photography is my bread & butter (jam). I own …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

I confess that when I moved from a house to a small apartment, I took no less than SIX functioning PowerMac G5's to the garbage dump's e-waste section. I tried selling them, I tried giving them away, and gave up out of both frustration and time constraints. I'm sorry, I know somebody out there …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

Some people are probably going to hate me, but I think Amiga's failure was well deserved. Commodore wanted to make the system cheaper to use for a home user and made some technical decisions that really hurt it in the long run (like sticking to NTSC and PAL video modes). The OS was impressive for …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

- I have (pretty much) all the old pc hardware that I want. I don't collect anymore. - I currently much rather assemble and configure an old x86 pc, than actually use it for gaming. - 3DFX card and Glide? Just give me a DirectX NVIDIA card (I do have a fully working Voodoo2 pc though, which I almost …

Re: english, the planetary language

Wait, that reminds me of the French language. They have some hard time there counting numbers! ^^ 1995: English: nineteenninetyfive Dutch: negentienvijfennegentig German: neunzehnhundertfünfundneunzig French: mille neuf cents quatre-vingts-quinze LOL Still, I like the French language so much more …

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