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    Have been smooth sailing with backblaze for a few years now
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    Any other Comcast users getting "server not found" messages?

    Hasnt comcast had massive DNS issues several summers in the mid 2010's? Thought I remember them having large DNS failures that took a while to fix?
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    Pentium 2 help

    I dont have a choice but to open it, whoever owned it before me cut the original cooler off, and i cant mount one without removing whats left of the metal to mount to the board itself also Thank you Pendragon, i kept searching pentium 2 and slot 1 heatsink removal but not finding a guide to...
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    Pentium 2 help

    Yes.. you read that right- I need help with an intel pentium 2 CPU. Ive installed and removed hundreds of slot 1 cpus over the years, but ive never had to remove a cooler. Im attaching a picture- the CPU with the cooler is a p3-500 hopefully the donor cooler on the left is the P2 350- i need...
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    Supermicro Megaraid 3108 degraded cant boot windows or bootable sticks(blue screen)? refs volume failing

    At this point i'd be building a new server, and using a software raid solution rather than card. Also theres some basics missing here: Im not sure the size of your company but in IT we always kept the following: All critical servers have a spare hot swap PSU on shelf, enough ram to boot in an...
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    Help with ESX issues! SOLVED

    Hey folks, I need a little help. Installed ESXi 6.5 on my ryzen system, and im trying to update it with some drivers for my onboard network card, and I get this error and I dont know whats wrong [root@localhost:~] esxcli software vib update -d /vmfs/volumes/datastore1/net55-...
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    What are people running for low power virtualization hosts now?

    My boss (The wife) Says I have a $0 budget. so change of plans. i have a 2600x ryzen and 32 gig of ram for it. thoughts? Also is there a way to keep it running at stock speed? going to be putting this in a case with 80mm fans.
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    What are people running for low power virtualization hosts now?

    Im mainly interested to know hardware wise, but software too. I can install and run Vmware esxi (Who cant?) and thats fine, ive had trouble figureing out other hypervisor replacements. I need low power, ideally an ok thread count for cpus, and good ammount of ram. any ideas that wont break...
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    Supermicro Server questions

    Its not possible to run a standard atx motherboard in a 2u supermicro chassis is it? I was hoping to replace the server motherboard with an Ryzen system and use the case since it has the drive bays in front... Seems possible so far with an adapter cable for the front panel pins, but theres...
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    The Post Your Old/Retro Builds Thread

    Hah! I still have that power supply and it still works!
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    I dont know what I was doing wrong, but now it isnt greyed out. works fine like youve shown. I just dont get it, but it works now so im happy. thank you for the help
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    But why cant it be 1 cpu socket, with 4 cores?
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    yes powered off, no cpu hot add enabled, 1 chaged cpu sockets to 2, which allowed for two cored, but I want to be able to run 1 socket 4 cores.
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    Vmware CPU Issues

    Im running a supermicro server, its got dual E5-2650's 8c/16t This is the version im running 6.5.0 Update 3 (Build 17477841) The issue im having is I cannot add more than 1 cpu per VM. it allows me to add 1cpu socket the selector for core count is greyed out at 1 I cannot figure out how to...
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    I microwaved a R9 390X gaming and now my pc won't run after 3rd time

    Microwaved Computer Watch that video, thats what you did to your computer, just buy a new one and learn the lesson. toaster oven or conventional over or hair dryer, those are feasable ways to reflow a card or motherboard. what you did was murder.
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    new FS/FT rule?

    Kyle can we make a mandatory rule that for items priced above 100$ that pictures of the item along with serial number must be provided? or something like that? Also maybe require like written time stamp with account name or something? I know some memebers used to do that.
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    Widespread Comcast outages last night? Why?

    Its comcrap? dont they have DNS server issues at least once a summer? they have always been bad.
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    Waterblock for RTX 2060 Super?

    currently cooling CPU only with a closed loop 240, thats why I wanted to know what the video card would need, so custom loop with a 360 it will be most likely
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    Waterblock for RTX 2060 Super?

    Do such blocks exist? also How big of a radiator do you think the card needs on its own?
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    Supermicro X9DRI-F no post or beeps

    Thats low voltage on the CPUs the voltage range ive read is 0.65-1.30v its a small difference, but I think your board has power delivery issues.
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    How long do keyboards last?

    Ive had my Saitek eclipse II for over 15+ and it works fine, LED's are a touch dim but it all works. Also have a compaq ps2 keyboard from the 90's thats been in use and working and still is to this day. Its more of a how they are used and kept that makes the difference.
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    Brother wants to trade cards- help

    We trade hardware all the time, he wants to do gpu mining and I just want a simple stable gaming rig that works
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    Brother wants to trade cards- help

    Would it help to know im a light gamer? I dont play new titles really, mostly Rust, and Diablo 2 Resurrected will be my new go to
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    Brother wants to trade cards- help

    He has no cash, I know its a downgrade but how bad? Yes I have some weird issues. Sometimes my screen will flash black and the insides of open windows or programs wont refresh so I have to close them. Also a couple of times I have seen smal multicolored squares appear all over the screen, all...
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    Brother wants to trade cards- help

    I have a Radeon 6700XT i bought during the shortage from a friend My oldest brother has an RTX 2060 Super He has been mining on his card, mine has been mined on some, but much less than his. What do the rest of you think on trading? my big thing is I was never a radeon fan, just got a better...
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    New Work Server - Dell T640

    So now I have to know, whats it replacing?
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    New Work Server - Dell T640

    I bet that was a pretty penny
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    $23 - Tyan Thunder K8SD Pro Dual AMD Opteron Server Motherboard

    Buying one for a classic server for my older systems, i have an hp server here i can rip all the cpus and ram out of and swap right in
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    SuperMicro Server

    CSE-826TS-R920LPBP-1 CPU was sitting in the 60's. I know thats not bad just bothers me because the other one is like 20 degrees cooler
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    SuperMicro Server

    Does anyone around here have good knowledge of Supermicro 2u servers? My virtualization host is showing a higher temperature on cpu2, and I feel like its because warm air from cpu1 is flowing into it, but I want to see if I am right and also what I can do about it
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    Problem installing VMWare Tools on a Windows 7 guest

    Have you checked your bios settings to make sure virtualization is enabled? that's always a good starting point.
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    Mac Classic NAS

    Now I want one...
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    Freebie thread

    Would it be possible to have the perpetual freebie thread like, locked to the top of the FS/FT forum? Would be nice to always have it in one place rather than having to search for it or sit and scroll the pages to find it.
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    ABC Mouse computer

    Im going to do the family account thing, I dont have a DNS filter. Im too lazy, plus, I like porno and viruses to be available at a seconds notice!
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    ABC Mouse computer

    I am setting up a computer for my son to use for ABC Mouse (its a kids learning site) Basically- I need advice on a simple way to control what he can do so he logs on the computer and cant do anything but what hes supposed to. Any thoughts?
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    Strange issue with my networked printer - any ideas?

    Well, unless you fed it 60k pieces of paper or ran out of toner a few times, i think youll be fine.
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    Help choosing a Gaming Laptop.

    I just picked up this bad boy ROG Strix G17 I know its last years model and not a 30 series, but so far I am happy with it. I bought this and an immediate upgrade kit for 32 gigs of G-skill ripjaws and I am loving it so far. Only issue I have had is a little lack of ports but a quick visit to...
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    Can i reset my IP to becoming a new user to sites that have blocked my devices, and IP without them ever getting wise?

    I would just leave this where it is and let the OP figure it out. He obviously did something really bad. When he states things like hes sad, depressed and regretful over it or whatever the exact line was, it simply leaves me to believe he did something very bad or very stupid. Google doesn't...
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    Win 10 download

    Jandor- those who dont have to activate like that most likely are installing on an OEM system like dell/hp etc. otherwise there is no legal way to just not enter a key and use windows 10.