daglesj's Recent Activity

  1. daglesj replied to the thread UK Will Require Age Verification for Porn Sites in April.

    All dropped! https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-50073102 As expected.

    Oct 17, 2019 at 7:45 AM
  2. daglesj replied to the thread What 18 GB looked like about 20 years ago.

    I think 20 years ago I bought my first 64MB USB stick...was mazing. No longer had to carry a set of Laplink cables and the floppy around everyhwere.

    Oct 15, 2019 at 7:06 PM
  3. daglesj replied to the thread Never used Google OS, what chromebooks are right for me?.

    Got an old old laptop? Then slap Neverware on it and give it a whirl before you buy. I slapped it on an old Dell E6410 and it ran perfectly. A Chromebook with 8GB ram/250GB SSD and a quad core i5...it was fast! https://www.neverware.com/

    Oct 15, 2019 at 8:54 AM
  4. daglesj replied to the thread 1tb 970 evo plus nvme ssd a bit slower than advertised..

    You make it sound like its important. Only benchmarks.

    Oct 14, 2019 at 10:13 AM
  5. daglesj replied to the thread Anyone give up on PC Surround sound and just go stereo? Any regrets?.

    I just pump the onboard audio (set to Red Book CD output) from my X99 board through TOSLINK to a Fiio Taishan DAC into a Creative 2:1 speaker set that I upgraded the cheap op-amp in the amp section to a OPA2227. I then play that through the...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:42 AM
  6. daglesj replied to the thread 1tb 970 evo plus nvme ssd a bit slower than advertised..

    Right so you expect a device like a SSD to score 'exactly' the same every time every day? That's...interesting. I picked the 300MBps out of the air but it varies from one time I bother (not often, I have to use my PC for work) to run a bench to...

    Oct 14, 2019 at 7:10 AM
  7. daglesj replied to the thread 1tb 970 evo plus nvme ssd a bit slower than advertised..

    I can bench my Samsung NVMe drive one day and the next it will be either 300MBps higher or lower. Just one of those things. Anything over 600MBps is in the realm of diminishing returns anyway.

    Oct 13, 2019 at 12:19 PM
  8. daglesj replied to the thread Real Experience with QLC, TLC, MLC?.

    It's odd but in my area, it's quite rare for someone to have more than 100GB of data. It's very very rare I've had to buy a 1TB SSD. I always go by the rule of get double the size of your data. However, a few that have bucked the trend tend to...

    Oct 12, 2019 at 7:31 AM