The Asus router appears to be on its way to being a POS, so i put together some spare parts for a OpenWRT router.
Access point - patch it off the switch? Or should it be patched off one of the ports from the router?
Build specs are light-
Asrock qc5000m ( amd a4-5000 )
2gb ecc unbuffered...
Currently still gaming an FX-8350 , AM3+ based rig and really considering the option of picking up the R5 2600 + B450 combo.
I know the benchmarks speak for themselves as the move would be worth it. One other primary concern is how is the power consumption compared to the 125W based FX-8350...
Wasn't sure what section of the forum to inquire about this, so I'll give it a shot here..
Still hanging on to my AM3+ platform and noticed I have that light silicone residue from the stock mosfet thermal pad behind the CPU socket. From my understanding, this is fairly common due to...
Did something I couldn't imagine myself doing; purchased a used GPU off eBay.
Grabbed an MSI RX 570 4gb Gaming X for $129
Been gaming on a budget build that I put together in 2016. (yes, I was aware AM3+ was a dying platorm back then)
FX-6300 + MSI Gaming 970
Previously had a MSI GTX 950...
Been looking to possibly take the plunge to try oVirt out.
Looks amazing for what it is and it's capabilities.
Will CentOS minimal ISO be sufficient enough for the base OS, or is the full DVD ISO required?
Wow... Finally in position to be able to put together a complete, budget system capable of gaming after a 10 year absence from the component world.
Last dedicated computer for any sort of gaming was a Cedar Mill based 651 system, with a 6800 GS for my GPU. (this was in 2006... the Cedar Mill...
Hopefully this is adequate enough of to get a positive response here..
I took intro to web development this past semester and really enjoyed it. Would love to...
Hopefully this isn't too dumb of a question :)
If I setup a storage pool consisting of 4 platter drives, and in the future want to add a couple of SSDS to implement tiered storage , does the entire pool have to be rebuilt?
Looking to have about $1000 (+/- $50) to budget for some equipment to setup a lab. Primary purposes would be to lab for MCSA/MCSE exams, "production" file/media server, and would like minimum of two hosts, to set up a VMware HA cluster.
My current hardware/lab isn't quite up to even modest...
Kind of warm for a 4TB (2x2tb) two-bay basic NAS. I believe from the Lenovo documentation, it has Seagate ST2000DM001's ..
Basically getting the NAS for free, based on pricing of those drives (or typical)..
So, I've figured out how to create a desktop shortcut, with a little vbscript.. yippee
Next goal is I need to create multiple desktop shortcuts, with shortcut properties being different.. such as different descriptions, target paths, working directories, etc.. on a network resource...
I'm piecing together a dual LGA 771 system on the cheap, and the motherboard I have includes two CEK springs attached to the back of the motherboard.
Are these the devices that are needed to attach the LGA 771 heatsinks to the motherboard? or will I also need the back plates.. such as...
I love the looks and features of this case. This case has the potentially to be great for cooling a hot workstation off...
The specs look great as it has some interior size, for a mid-tower type case.
I'm curious if a CEB form factor motherboard would fit.
CEB is 10.5" wide, versus 9.5"...
Going to try to prep to study for one of the exams in the MCITP track (70-640)..
Currently trying to analyze a solution for a virtualization solution to run on my system, to aid in preparations for my studies....
Now, I am familiar with virtualization as far as ESX and VMware vSphere and...
Is it possible to disassemble a slim style external bluray drive and possibly use the drive in a laptop?
Yeah.. I know the easier solution would be to purchase a compatible drive in the first place, but you know how that goes :)
I have a Samsung SE-506AB external slim burner... hopefully...
I have one of the original AC Freezer 7 Pro's that I just retired from my Intel rig.
Just made the move to an AMD PII 555BE system and the stock retail heatsink looks like it could be a poor performer.
From the looks of photos and from the specifications/dimensions.. the Freezer 7 and...
Wow... over 4 years since my last build :)
Still sporting an original Intel 975 Bad Axe , running a Cedar Mill 651 (3.4 Ghz, single core, HT cpu) Got this back in early 2006 and its performed well, up until this year.
Main reason now is I've started venturing into converting my DVD...
I have $1400 to build an Intel based rig. I'll be carrying over my Plextor PX-740A, case/power supply and speakers to this build.
Light gamer; stability top priority, with performance second..
Cedar Mill or 9x0 series??
Video card needs to drive a Dell 2005FPW as I'll be purchasing one of...
Got a Connect3D GTO successfully unlocked to 16 pipes, running like an X800 XT (500,500)
I would like to keep the temps down somewhat.. even though the stock cooler does well with moderate overclocking..
I've had previously bad experiences with an Artic Silver cooler on a previous Sapphire...
Just did a little upgrading... I do some gaming.. but I'm not a hardcore gamer..
I did just purchase an SLI board, just in case..
1 GB PQI PC3200 (2.5, 3, 3, 7)
Fortron 400W Blue Storm PSU (12V1= 14A, 12V2=15A)
Currently running an X700PRO, 256MB..