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    Thread: General Tech Chit Chat

    https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/windows-10-users-fume-microsoft-wheres-our-local-account-option-gone/?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark

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    Makes sense, trading IOPS for sustained output for them marketing numbers.

    Perfect for transferring huge amounts of large files between two PCI-E SSDs which no one does.

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    It was a fresh download of Media Creation Tool used on USB yesterday. So presumably they changed something.

    And the moment you plug network back in it goes, "oh, you have an internet connection...

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    Also you can't create an email address containing the words Microsoft or ****. So things like, 'Idontwanta****ingmicrosoftaccount@outlook.com' gets refused.

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    ****ing Microsoft accounts.

    If you're ever prepping a computer that's not going to be yours (say, for sale) and plan to reinstall Windows DISCONNECT the network and/or don't sign into WiFi.

    You...

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    They're great for a futuristic phone for old people. Install Skype, tell it to start with Windows at full screen and pull volume on full. They can just leave it around the house like a phone except...

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    No one cares about it but Huawei is spending the big bucks putting it in the public eye because they're being vilified but also they probably genuinely do have the best implementation (I assume this...

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    Port Replicators are the tits. I just got this MSI dealio as I need to be able to drive 2x 4K screens and need a bit more processing power and seriously miss the E-Port dock on my E7470, will be sad...

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    Disk has been a limiting factor for a loooong time. Assuming it has SATA (borderline, could go either way), it would probably run better on Windows 10 and SSD than 7 + HDD.

    I'm more impressed by...

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    Ugh, avoid MSI laptops, and if you have one, be wary about updating the BIOS.

    I have a GS40 plugged into a pair of 4K displays. The laptop actually advertises its ability to drive two 4K displays...

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    I moved to Firefox a few months ago after they announced automatically stopping autoplay videos on their new version.

    I haven't noticed any difference between using the two except I haven't seen...

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    No dramas, they're also cheaper if you buy an external and shuck it.

    Something like one of these dealios, but actually scan through Amazon and see if there's any on better promo....

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    Buy this if you're seriously considering the DSE one:
    https://www.gpforums.co.nz/threads/528245-Samsung-CHG90-49-inch-144hz

    It's literally the same display but cheaper, from a GPer and not...

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    It's a cache, so it's providing files that are most frequently accessed. So usually that would be boot and any applications you open most regularly (say you open a browser straight away if it were...

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    Funnily enough, no.

    At $1500, though, you'd probably want to put it in a display case and admire it in the lounge. You risk damaging it if you use it.

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    https://nasilemaktech.com/apple-999-monitor-stand-ridiculous-censoring-opinions/?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link&ICID=ref_fark



    Your link is now goneburgers. I've already...

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    Urgh, it's awful.

    What on earth happened to their design team? Are they outsourcing to India now?

    That's not a cheese grater, if I had to describe it as anything it would be one of those blind...

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    It means they're rated to produce no more than 84W, so a cooler capable of 84W will be safe to use.

    Usually the TDP is of the consumption/heat output of the highest performing processor in the...

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    Nah, tried my other browsers and it was the same, cleared itself up after ten minutes or so.

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    Has desktop Facebook just blown up for anyone else?

    It appears to have rendered it behind (if I move my mouse around where links would be I get links) but just a perpetual loading image.

    226109...

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    I don't see why, would you think a tablet is more convenient to transport, or a large thick novel?

    Thinking about my backpack last time I travelled (a month ago), a tablet, such as a Surface Pro...

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    Why? The thing that made it terrible hasn't changed (touch-typing on a large screen). It is now just thinner and faster at being terrible.

    Also foldable PCs have been around for decades, they're...

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    226078

    Also the idea looks terrible, and was done a decade ago, and it was terrible.
    ...

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    I think that really just says, "Don't buy the most expensive thing you can if you have a perfect cooling environment". The NH-U12 is more than double the price that my all in one cooler (H50, $50)...

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    MPI would frown at your confusion.

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