Recent content by beyonddc

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    Candy Computer

    Thanks for sharing. Very cool!!!
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    Password Managers: Bitwarden vs Google Password Manager

    LastPass premium user here. No complain, the yearly fee seems fair to me. But if I ever consider switching then Bitwarden would definitely be high on my list.
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    Hi-Fi headphones and DAC/Soundcard for £200?

    Not sure but Creative G6 met your requirements where it also offer a microphone input.
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    Post Your Workstations 2020

    Almost 2021, here's my setup for 2020. Not a whole lot to talk about my primary PC and work laptop. Mostly just for development and occasional gaming. The servers on the bottom picture consists of two ESXI servers and an Unraid server. The PC sitting on the carpet is just a dead weight...
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    Hi-Fi headphones and DAC/Soundcard for £200?

    I am using Aune X1S as my DAC/AMP for two years, so far so good. I used it to power my Fostex T-X0 and Sennheiser HD6xx headphones. I think the latest version of Aune X1S is currently available on
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    Upgrade Yo Router Day!

    My UDM Pro is coming... but as of right now, my ERX is up-to-date. Cheers!
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    Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4 3200 @ NewEgg $189.99

    Yea, it was from yesterday's NewEgg Thursday ads so maybe it was a 1 day deal. I bought a pair myself to add more RAM into my vSphere ESXI server. $210 is still not that bad consider it's 64GB but I think there might be few other options in that price range.
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    Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4 3200 @ NewEgg $189.99

    Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 64GB (2 x 32GB) DDR4 3200 @ NewEgg $189.99 Gosh.. I remember spending $300 couple years ago for 32GB of DDR4 and now you can get 64GB for less than $200. Incredible!
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    Anyone using Netgear 10gbe switches?

    The cheap 10Gbps SFP+ Mikrotik switches that people are referring to usually are the following two: They are both fanless 10Gbps switches. And what I meant cheap is I am referring to when you purchasing...
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    ergonomics gaming keyboard

    Two issues with Dygma - Missing numpad - Doesn't have tenting capability like the Kinesis freestyle edge although the Dymga team did said they will create a tenting kit for it but that has not yet started to date. I am a backer of the Dymga Raise's kickstarter project, I received the keyboard...
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    Best $100 or under bookshelf speaker in 2019?

    I am using Sony SS-CS5 powered using a very old Yamaha receiver. These speakers run on sales couple times per year. Typical sales price are between $70 and $80 for the pair.
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    ESXi Network Setup Steps

    You will need to add two additional "Virtual Switch". For each "Virtual Switch", assign an "Uplink" to it. Each uplink is pointed to a GB ethernet port. After you created the "Virtual Switch" then you will need to add port group to your virtual switch. Good luck
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    Tabs vs spaces

    I think this post deserves a poll. My opinion toward spaces versus tab is a personal preference. However if it is a coding standard mandated whether it is spaces or tab by the company then I am fine with that as well. I personally prefer spaces over tab but that is just me. Regarding with...
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    What are some of the good transparent anti-virus S/W for windows 10?

    Use the one (McAfee) that our Department of Defense is using. Will that make your client happy? :-) haha...
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    Vpn recommendation?

    Been using PIA for probably 5+ years.