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Speccy Thread

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Nearly 10 year old machine still does everything I could ever want and more. Second processor has some heat issues, but unless I'm slamming the CPUs 100% it's fine.
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/dpt/ - Daily Programming Thread

No.67253501 ViewReplyOriginalReport
Anime edition.

Previous thread: >>67247905

What are you working on /g/?
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No.67252769 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
It is official
Gabe journey to kill windows just took a new step ahead
They officially announced the vulkan wrapper for windows games on Linux

There's a lot of info about it, and the dxvk was in the ruse the whole time
They called it proton, and they have opensourced it already
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New Mac Mini to be smaller than any computer in existence faster than 90% of PC

No.67253191 ViewReplyOriginalReport
Do you guys still have a reason not to go Apple?
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No.67248674 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Why are you not using Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB, anon? It's literally perfect.

>no telemetry
>no windows store or UWP by default
>gets all security updates
>updates can be deferred indefinably, giving you full control, no forced reboots
>beautiful clear type font rendering
>impossible for you to buy, so you need to pirate, not giving microsoft a dime

Why use Linux at all? If you're on x86 your PC is a botnet anyhow thanks to board management controllers like the Intel Management Engine or the AMD Platform Security Processor. Open source software is worthless if you are on propitiatory firmware. Until RISC-V saves us, there is literally no reason not to use the best OS on the platform, if you are stuck with x86.
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/pcbg/ - PC Building General

No.67250721 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
>Create a parts list
>Learn how to build a PC
Search youtube for a build guide for your socket

Want help?
>State the budget & CURRENCY for your build
>List your uses; eg Gaming, Video Editing, VM Work
>For monitors, include purpose (eg photo editing, gaming) and graphics card pairing (if applicable)
>Don't use Speccy. Use HWinfo, SIV, etc.

>R3 2200G - Bare minimum gaming(dGPU optional)
>R5 2400G - Consider IF on sale
>R5 2600/X - Good gaming & multithreaded work use CPUs
>Wait for 9700k - Almost surely best for 1080p gaming
>R7 2700/X - Best high-end gaming/mixed usage on a non-HEDT platform
>Threadripper/Used Xeon - HEDT

>8GB - Enough for most gaming use
>16GB - Standard for heavy use
>32GB - If you have to ask, you don't need this
>CPUs benefit from fast RAM; 2933MHz+ is ideal

Graphics cards
>RTX 2000 series are worse performance per $ than current GPUs. Just a marketing gimmick to rip off idiots
>Avoid cheap models ie MSI Armor (Mk2 is ok), Gigabyte G1/Wf, ASUS duals, and others which have small heatsinks and low quality fans
>RX 570/580 /w Freesync or 1060 6GB are standard 1080p 60fps+ options
>1050Ti or RX560 for lower settings, or older games
>GTX 1070Ti/Vega 56 if seeking higher FPS /w a high hz monitor
>Vega 56 /w Freesync, 1070Ti if you already have Gsync
>GTX 1080Ti if seeking higher FPS /w a high hz monitor
>Upscale from 1620-1800p. Maybe 2080Ti, but awful value.
OpenCL work
>Vega 64

>Backup before using StoreMi
>Consider getting a larger SSD (better GB/$) instead of small SSD & large HDD
>2TB HDDs are barely more $ than 1TB
>M.2 is a form factor, NOT a performance standard

>Consider 75hz minimum; 60hz are mostly old models.
>Always consider FreeSync with AMD cards
>___sync is important for slower response time monitors (IPS)


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/spg/ - Smartphone General

No.67250890 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Nokia 6.1 Plus Edition

If requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you will be using it with, along with wanted features, budget and size.

Good Resources:
>Reviews, Specs, Comparisons

>Frequency Checker

>Chinkphone news

>Visual Phone Size Comparison

>Post a Mini-Review of your Smartphone
>Discuss upcoming and current models
>Ask for help related to phones
>Tell us how much shekels you spent on good/bad phone

Previous thread >>67228044
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No.67253857 ViewReplyOriginalReport
>kills discord
>kills macos
>kills windows
>all in 1 year
Will anyone be able to stop them?

/hsg/ - Home server general

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/hsg/ - Home server general

Kindess and no hostility edition.

--> Quick Questions Quick Replies <--
>Why would I want a NAS/Homeserver?
If you ask why then you don't need it.

>I want a NAS/HTPC/Plex what should I get?
RPi3 or Odroid XU4/HC1. Odroid upper models has USB 3 and USB bus separated from the Ethernet one.

>B-But muh ARM
Then check the onboard x86 like J4105B-ITX, J4205B-ITX or J4205-ITX. All of them have SATA and USB 3.

>What's the best [software] for doing [ask]?
Specify you question and elaborate. If you want help put something from your side.

>Which disk is better for my homeserver?
Seems like Green WD are not sold nowadays. So WD Reds are okay for the price if you want "NAS Drvies". Otherwise HGST and Toshiba are your friends.

---> FAQ & Tips <---

---> Chat <--- #_hsg_

--> News <--
25 Years of Debian and counting
New Stable Kernels
ARM Aims To Deliver Core i5 Like Performance At Less Than 5 Watts

---> Old Thread <---
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No.67237549 ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
Is there any reason not to use Debian?

>Well established
>Tens of thousands of packages
>Sid for rolling release
>Stretch is the most stable in the game
>Good for new or advanced users
>Just werks

Why would you even consider anything else?
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