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Forum: GPU to 72 2020-09-22, 18:22
Replies: 196
Views: 11,292
Posted By PhilF
And as I understand it, you could tell us why you...

And as I understand it, you could tell us why you have no time to review your code-paths, but then you'd have to kill us. :smile:
Forum: Soap Box 2020-09-14, 01:23
Replies: 38
Views: 1,543
Posted By PhilF
I agree with your sentiment, but not your...

I agree with your sentiment, but not your conclusion. I submit that 99.9% of everyone who is going to vote in this election has already made up their mind, and feel so strongly about their choice...
Forum: Software 2020-09-08, 21:05
Replies: 338
Sticky: Prime95 v30.3
Views: 17,320
Posted By PhilF
Could it be malware or a virus?

Could it be malware or a virus?
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-06, 13:33
Replies: 33
Views: 1,607
Posted By PhilF
That is a good idea. I love those bottom mounted...

That is a good idea. I love those bottom mounted power supplies that draw their air from the bottom. It means the power supply has to worry about cooling only itself, and not exhaust hot air from...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-04, 23:35
Replies: 94
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Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
They probably wouldn't know how to use one...

They probably wouldn't know how to use one anyway. :digging:
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-04, 13:17
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,666
Posted By PhilF
Yes, because Trump says so. :wink: There...

Yes, because Trump says so. :wink:

There will be a vaccine out on Nov. 1. He will make sure of it. The problem is that I would prefer a vaccine that was generated by the medical community...
Forum: mersenne.ca 2020-09-03, 21:04
Replies: 439
Sticky: mersenne.ca
Views: 24,865
Posted By PhilF
I've long suspected that LaurV is really...

I've long suspected that LaurV is really Lieutenant Commander Sulu but he's been hiding it from us...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 23:14
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
All of that is a (very) long way of saying that...

All of that is a (very) long way of saying that peak = rms * 1.41. :smile:

I shoulda been a mathistician, I tells ya! But such a second career would only tempt me if I were a glutton for...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 22:46
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
Couldn't have said it better myself! :smile: ...

Couldn't have said it better myself! :smile:

Ok, I admit, I couldn't have said it at all. If I had the math skills of most of you guys I could have gone a lot further in life.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 20:11
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
This is correct. Neutral also allows for easy...

This is correct. Neutral also allows for easy distribution of both 240V( for high current appliances) and 120V (for the regular house outlets).

In most of the USA the outside pole transformer has...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 14:28
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
They probably have a pile of many thousands of...

They probably have a pile of many thousands of them, all wired wrong. :poop:
Forum: GPU to 72 2020-08-28, 14:00
Replies: 5,047
Views: 229,589
Posted By PhilF
You may be unique. Japan uses 100V mains.

You may be unique. Japan uses 100V mains.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 13:05
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
Retina, you are absolutely WRONG. You NEVER...

Retina, you are absolutely WRONG. You NEVER switch neutral without switching hot also. PERIOD. I have 50+ years of experience with AC power in the USA backing me up.

Also, the better quality...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-27, 23:37
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
That simply isn't true in the USA. In the...

That simply isn't true in the USA.

In the UK, you have 220V mains, meaning 2 "hots", and one earth.

In the US, we have that split into a HOT and NEUTRAL, both are separate from EARTH.

In a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-27, 22:57
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
It isn't funny. Their engineers do not know what...

It isn't funny. Their engineers do not know what they are talking about.

The reason you are measuring the 125V in either switch position is because the miswired plug assembly is placing the switch...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-27, 20:09
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
EXCEPT, if you compare it to a standard AC cord...

EXCEPT, if you compare it to a standard AC cord by ohming it out, it is indeed backwards.

I reiterate, DO NOT use it.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-27, 19:58
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
Unbelievably, it is indeed wired backwards. You...

Unbelievably, it is indeed wired backwards. You can confirm that by measuring the continuity from end to end on a standard AC cable.

Do NOT use it for 120V! Hot and neutral reversed is very...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-23, 21:46
Replies: 4,049
Views: 243,977
Posted By PhilF
Especially R7's, right? :smile: No, I just...

Especially R7's, right? :smile: No, I just started FS-binging again for the first time in years when FS2020 was released on the 18th.


Oh no, FS2020 gets 100% of the resources. In fact, it has...
Forum: Lounge 2020-08-23, 18:08
Replies: 4,049
Views: 243,977
Posted By PhilF
I've been using it constantly since the day after...

I've been using it constantly since the day after it was released. It fully utilizes the Radeon VII's capabilities. It hits 100% sometimes and its power draw goes up by 250W. It doesn't use the GPU...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-23, 01:42
Replies: 107
Views: 6,026
Posted By PhilF
The key to Chris's post is "closed system". ...

The key to Chris's post is "closed system". Swamp coolers work only if they are ingesting dry outside air, and if there's a way for that air to exit. If the cooler were just recirculating the...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-20, 03:00
Replies: 107
Views: 6,026
Posted By PhilF
It is either dedication or insanity. The jury is...

It is either dedication or insanity. The jury is still out on that.
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-12, 01:53
Replies: 350
Views: 23,736
Posted By PhilF
Yes, and he's planning on upping it. That is...

Yes, and he's planning on upping it.

That is where math fails me. 92% is close enough to 95% that I don't go there, lol.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-12, 01:37
Replies: 94
#2
Views: 4,007
Posted By PhilF
You did good! :banana: Gigabyte is my...

You did good! :banana:

Gigabyte is my favorite motherboard brand. You'll have fun trying to wear that one out... :smile:
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-12, 01:08
Replies: 350
Views: 23,736
Posted By PhilF
You make sound like 849.5 watts is "safely within...

You make sound like 849.5 watts is "safely within the PSU's 850w limit" lol.

If you like that power supply, and want it to live a long, happy life, you won't push it so close to it's limits.
...
Forum: GPU Computing 2020-08-11, 23:15
Replies: 350
Views: 23,736
Posted By PhilF
It always means output. "TDP" will change,...

It always means output. "TDP" will change, depending on the PSU's efficiency and supply voltage (240V would be more efficient than 120V).
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