Recent content by bbenz33

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    Where do I go now?

    At the end of the day I could have spent my time scouring other sites trying to make sure they all lined up just to come up with the same conclusion the reviewers here did. I also knew that I didn't need to be worried about bought reviews or even toned down reviews as they always let the results...
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    Where do I go now?

    The problem was I didn't trust any of the other baskets.
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    AMD drops Threadripper3 from latest roadmap-Tom's

    Another issue for Ryzen chips not meeting needs in the HEDT would is three 64GB memory limit.
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    FCC Wants To Cap Spending on Broadband for Poor and Rural Areas

    Interestingly enough my relatives live in the middle of nowhere and their utilities company recently rolled out fiber to every location that had power. They now have cheaper and significantly faster internet than most people can get. Granted until just recently they only had satellite or dialup...
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    Least expensive 10gb switch?

    I paid almost $300 for first Intel 80gb SSD. It seems the more things change the more they stay the same.
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    Need a firewall appliance with certain abilities

    I actually do this using pfSense and know that it works as I tried to VPN from overseas and couldn't.
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    Netflix May Be Losing $192M per Month from Piracy, Cord Cutting Study Claims

    But did they take into consideration that those accounts that are sharing would be reduced to lower subscriptions if they couldn't share?
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    Backblaze Analyzes SSD Reliability

    I'm still using my first gen 80gb Intel SSD.
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    MSI GeForce RTX 2070 GAMING Z Performance Review @ [H]

    I took it that a non overclocked model wouldn't compete with the 1080 in performance but be more expensive than the 1080.
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    MSI GeForce RTX 2070 GAMING Z Performance Review @ [H]

    Just curious what the relative power consumption is for the 2070 vs 1080.
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    FCC Tells Court It Has No "Legal Authority" to Impose Net Neutrality Rules

    The only reason AT&T offered an unlimited plan again was because TMobile was actually starting to take enough customers away from them. As for your local ISP be happy they like you but it wasn't because of the repeal of NN. My local ISP has only raised the rates and while rumors of faster...
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    Noctua AMD Threadripper Air Cooler Roundup @ [H]

    Thanks So how long before we get TR4 specific AIO units....
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    Noctua AMD Threadripper Air Cooler Roundup @ [H]

    So I've been waiting on this review to get a better idea what the cooler landscape was for Threadripper. One item that has me wondering about some of the "compatible" AIO coolers that I have seen listed is the quote you made about these Noctua units having a customized larger base. These other...
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    Evidence of Supermicro Infected Hardware Found at U.S. Telecom

    Also I'm not sure how many places don't do Sticky MAC filtering because that would easily prevent this from working or being found very quickly.
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    Evidence of Supermicro Infected Hardware Found at U.S. Telecom

    Different MACs would allow for the two systems scenario but would not allow for the traffic to all come from the trusted server.