Search results

  1. R

    DDR4 4000Mhz running at 1200Mhz? Pulling hair out :(

    I have the MSI GodLike X570 mobo with AMD Ryzen 3950x CPU. I had 16GB of HyperX Predator DDR4 RGB 16GB Kit of 2 (2 x 8GB) 4000MHz CL19 DIMM XMP RAM Memory with Infrared Sync Technology (HX440C19PB3AK2/16). All was fine with the world... Windows showed memory running at 2000Mhz. Now, I bought...
  2. R

    FS: Four (4) 2GB 1Rx8 PC3-10600 RAM sticks (total 8GB)

    I have four (4) 2GB 1Rx8 PC3-10600 RAM sticks. Took them out of an older Dell that I upgraded to 16GB. Honestly, I want to give them away to a good home for free, just pay for shipping. I'm assuming shipping will be $8.95, so total cost is $8.95 :D
  3. R

    Where can I find iMovie for iMac 27-inch Late 2012?

    Hey guys! Hope you're all doing well. You helped me a while back with upgrading my 27-inch iMac Late 2012 with 32GB RAM and also a new SSD with the thermal kit so that the fan doesn't run 24/7. Many thanks to all of you [H]orde :) I'm SOL since I can only install Catalina (unless I'm wrong...
  4. R

    We need better site-to-site VPN routers/gateways

    We have two Zyxel VPN100 units: One in each office. The offices are about 4 miles away from each other. Each office has 400down/100up connection from the ISP. I set up an IPSec site-to-site VPN between the two offices...
  5. R

    FS: AMD Ryzen 9 3950X

    I have an AMD Ryzen 9 3950X for sale... $500 with free shipping with tracking from NJ. Box open; I took the sticker for myself, but CPU never used.
  6. R

    WTB: DDR3-12800 Unbuffered ECC for my Lenovo TS140

    I have two Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 desktops. They take DDR3-12800E Unbuffered ECC RAM. Looking for 8GB sticks in pairs... I'll buy 2, 4, 6, or even 8. Thanks!
  7. R

    WTB: 32+ GB DDR3L 12800 or 10600 ECC Registered Server RAM for Dell R710/720

    WTB: 32+ GB DDR3L 12800 or 10600 ECC Registered Server RAM for Dell R710/720 I live in New Jersey. Thanks!
  8. R

    What's better? A newer SINGLE CPU or older DUAL CPU?

    My old client is getting rid of 2 servers... Dell R710 with DUAL Intel Xeon E5520 @ 2.27GHz and Dell R720 with SINGLE Intel Xeon E5-2620 @ 2.00GHz I don't know much about Xeons, so I did some research but still can't decide which one I should take off their hands ;)
  9. R

    Data transfer issues between desktop and server; but only 1 way. Thoughts?

    I have the following setup: SERVER <==Cat6==> NETGEAR Gigabit Smart Switch (GS348T) <=====Cat5e=====> DESKTOP shows fast downloads on the desktop: Transferring a 2GB file from desktop to server was fast: BUT... SERVER to DESKTOP always has issues... and with SMALL FILES...
  10. R

    CentOS 6.10 sudo yum upgrade/update issues

    I have a dedicated server hosted via 1and1 and I get the following issues when I try to do "sudo yum update" or "sudo yum upgrade" via PuTTY on Win10 Pro: [root@server /]# sudo yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Update Process Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile...
  11. R

    How to reinstate Apple MacBook Pro 13" A1278 (late 2011)?

    My friend crushed his screen on a 13-inch MacBook Pro A1278 from Late 2011. The screen is completely crushed and you cannot see anything. I haven't tried connecting external monitor to it yet. But it turns on fine, but I just can't see anything. Would it be possible to take out the hard...
  12. R

    How do I know if my router is dying?

    I've been having a lot of issues with WiFi on my smart phones, tablets, and even laptops. How do I know if it's the issue with the router or my individual devices? I have a Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 It's a few years old... but has served me very well. Is it time to upgrade, regardless if...
  13. R

  14. R

    Apple to start making its own Mac ARM chips in 2021 instead of using Intel. What say ye?

    I'm curious to see what people are thinking about this concept. Apparently, their in-house chips will have double the cores and, consequently, double the threads of the Intel chips. But they didn't say anything about the speeds. In any case, are Intel and AMD SOL due to Apple's decision...
  15. R

    What SSD and how to install it in Late 2012 27-inch iMac so that fans don't run 24/7?

    I want to install an SSD in my iMac 27-inch from Late 2012. I did a couple of upgrades for friends and family in their iMacs and once I swapped out the spinning hard drive from their iMacs to the SSD, the fans went on 24/7!!! WTF?!? I read that it's due to the heat sensor or temperature...
  16. R

    Dell R720 with H710 RAID; trying to change BIOS to UEFI without losing ability to boot.

    I'm moving data from three (3) 900GB 10K RPM SAS 6Gbps 2.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive in RAID 5 to four 2TB Samsung 860 EVO drives in a RAID10 configuration. Currently the OS is Windows Server 2008R2. I'm installing Windows Server 2012R2 on the SSDs. What's the best way to install 2012R2 on the...
  17. R

    AMD Motherboard + CPU Combo for old case? Would like to reuse DDR3

    I have a nice, old case: Corsair CC-9011023-WWCORSAIR Carbide 200R Compact ATX Case Right now it has an old ASRock 870iCafe motherboard with a Sempron CPU: It's probably not worth reusing the MOBO since it's...
  18. R

    Need efficient PSU for 24/7/365 on home server

    I'm building a home server and the server will be on 24/7/365. I'd like to spend a little more initially and then save on electricity and potentially avoid explosions from a crappy PSU. I'm looking into a 750Watts. I'll have 6-8 3.5 SATA drives in it. Any recommendations will be...
  19. R

    AMD CPU List (Price/Wattage/nm/Cores/Threads)

    I was just doing a little bit of research and decided to make this quick Excel spreadsheet. It's not exhaustive by any means. I just hope it helps someone who's also doing research on mid-range CPUs. I'm not taking any responsibility for incorrect pricing or pricing changes or any data...
  20. R

    Where to install Kraken x72 360mm in Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL? Top? Side? Bottom?

    It's my first build in many, many years... I bought the Lian Li O11 Dynamic XL along with the Kraken x27 360mm AIO. Where should I install the radiator and should the fans be on the inner side or outer side of the case? AND, should the fans PULL or PUSH the air INSIDE or OUTSIDE? AND, should...
  21. R

    Need new drives to upgrade our 10k SAS 6Gbps 2.5 hotplugs; recommendations?

    We have a Dell PowerEdge R720 and we currently have three (3) 900GB 10K RPM SAS 6Gbps 2.5in Hot-plug Hard Drive in RAID 5 for a total of 1.8TB of storage. The server has 32GB of RAM and an Intel Xeon E5-2620 CPU @ 2.00Ghz. We would like to upgrade our drives to more storage and hopefully more...
  22. R

    What air cooler to get for 3950x? I don't want water cooling.

    What cooler would you recommend for the 3950x? I don't want water cooling... I'm not going to do crazy rendering or anything that will keep CPU usage at 100% for long periods of time. So, looking for something good but reasonable.
  23. R

    Which distro to install on IBM ThinkPad x41 (Centrino 1.5Ghz/1.5GB RAM)? Want to learn Linux on it..

    I have an IBM ThinkPad X41 laptop with an Intel Pentium M 1.5Ghz CPU and 1.5GB DDR2 and a 40GB ATA hard drive (It's one of those 1.8 inch 9mm ones, I believe... not even a FULL 2.5 inch one). It's a tablet with pen input available. I don't think I can put in any more RAM and I don't know if...
  24. R

    Got a new (used but new to me) Netgear GS724T

    Got a new GS724T switch. It’s used but from a client as a gift. Anything useful I can do with it??? Or just plug and play? I’m excited :)
  25. R

    What to do with old 10/100 switches?

    I have the following switches that are fully functional but collecting dust: Dell PowerConnect 3248 (48 port 10/100 switch) 3Com Switch 4400 3C17204 (48 port 10/100 switch) 3Com SuperStack 3 Switch 4250T 3C17302 (48 port 10/100 switch) I just connected them and they work fine. Are they worth...
  26. R

    Looking to go to 10gb at home; should I do multi-gig switch?

    I'm looking to get 10gb running at home. I'm confused whether I should get one of those multi-gig switches that does 1/2.5/5/10 or just a full-blown 10gb switch. Which way do you guys go and what do you recommend? Probably looking 8-12 port; probably through Amazon (or is there a better...
  27. R

    Difference between ct2k4g3s160bjm and ct2k4g3s160bm?

    I want to upgrade my 27" iMac to 32GB, but I don't know which memory to buy. I believe it has 4 slots with a max of 8GB per slot. However, Crucial dot com says that ct2k4g3s160bjm and ct2k4g3s160bm are both compatible. What's the difference between the BJM and BM memory? Anyone know? Which...
  28. R

    Don't know much about the PSU game. How much power do I need for 8 SATA drives?

    My 700W PSU just crapped out. I'm guessing it was overloaded. But, it's been working fine for a couple of years now. I have an older AMD CPU (probably 95W) and 8 SATA drives. How much power do I really need? What modular PSU would you recommend for me? Any input will be appreciated. Thanks!!
  29. R

    WHS server down; won't boot up; new mobo ordered. Anything I should know? I'm freaking out.

    I've had my trusty WHS server for many years with 8 drives. Never had any trouble with the drive extender or anything else. Then yesterday, I try accessing it and see that it's off the network. I look and power is off. It won't turn on. I tried changing the power supply and nothing. The...
  30. R

    All this research and I'm back at square 1... Ceton or Happuage or other?

    I'm looking to get rid of my 3 cable boxes... the boxes and remotes cost about $9 each per month from Cablevision here in northern New Jersey. I have a desktop HTPC in both the living room and the bedroom with GTX960 video card and 2TB drives. Not looking to do any crazy recording, but want to...
  31. R

    Storage (2x5TB WD Black) for home server in Server 2012R2

    So I'm trying to set up a new storage server for my home. I purchased the following: Lenovo ThinkServer TS140 Tower 1 x Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2 x WD 5TB Black drives I plan to purchase more drives in the near future (5TB, 6TB, and bigger once they come out). I'd like to install Server...
  32. R

    Python - how do I get the ENTER key to work in a Python window animation?

    So I have the following code: from graphics import * import random, time import math import curses def main(): win=GraphWin("CONTINUE?", 800, 800) isYesSelected = "0" while True: rect = Rectangle(Point(190,190), Point (310,310)) rect.draw(win)...
  33. R

    Using PHP/MySQL to create Algebra Equations

    I wanted to create a little website for my students. I want the website to run on PHP/MySQL and be able to create random equations, such as: 2x+5=25 Solve for x (2x+5)/10 + 1.5 = 4 Solve for x x+1/x = 5x - 3 Solve for x Is this even possible? Or should I just take the time and...
  34. R

    OSX Yosemite Install issues on an SSD on a MacBook Pro 15"

    So I purchased a Kingston 120GB SSD and put it into my somewhat-older MacBook Pro. It's a 2.4 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo with 4 GB 667MHz DDR2. For the life of me I cannot install Yosemite. WTF?!?!? My Google-Fu is pretty good and I've seen other people having a very similar issue - if not the...
  35. R

    Looking to put an HDMI video card into a Lenovo TS140 Server; best card?

    I read here: The best card, apparently, is a NVIDIA 750 TI. But, which one would you guys recommend? I don't want to oversaturate the power supply...
  36. R

    Active Directory and DNS help needed. I know there are issues. How to resolve?

    So how do I resolve AD and DNS issues? I have a domain with a bunch of networked PCs. Most of them are Windows 7 Pro. The DC is a Server 2008 R2 server. But, I want to move it to a new 2012 R2 server. I have 2 VMs that I want to treat as DC1 and DC2. I know the DC and DNS and AD were...
  37. R

    Logical Processors - should be ENABLED or DISABLED in BIOS?

    Hey guys, Just a quick question. We have a Dell PowerEdge R720 with an Intel E5-2620 @ 2.00 Ghz CPU. The server motherboard can handle 2 physical processors, but we only have one. In the Task Manager, it was showing 12 logical processors. Now, after talking to Dell support, I went to...
  38. R

    Recommendations on learning two independent, yet connected, topics

    I'd like to learn more about AD and all of the AD services that Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2012 or 2012 R2 has to offer. I'd also like to learn about VPN connections, how to set them up, what software/hardware you need, etc. Can anyone point me in the right direction? I have a Dell T430...
  39. R

    Want to open a server to the world; security tips???

    I have a SuperMicro 1U server with a P4-3.0Ghz and I installed Ubuntu with Apache2/PHP/phpMyAdmin/MySQL.. basically, a LAMP server. I opened port 8000 on my router and forwarded it to my 192.168.1.xx server. I'd like to make it as secure as possible, obviously. Any tips/recommendations...
  40. R

    How much would you charge me to set up my HTPC for me?

    I have a WHS v1 box with movies and TV shows. The movies are DVDs in AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS folders and the Blu Rays are in BDMV folders. I also have a WHS 2011 box. I also have an HTPC with an SSD and an HDMI video card. I also have an Onkyo receiver and a projector. HTPC is connected via...