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Forum: Msieve 2020-09-16, 21:45
Replies: 7
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Posted By a1call
Here is a DIY article for a dummy VGA connector...

Here is a DIY article for a dummy VGA connector if the card has one:

https://www.geeks3d.com/20091230/vga-hack-how-to-make-a-vga-dummy-plug/
Forum: chalsall 2020-09-11, 22:06
Replies: 12
Views: 302
Posted By a1call
I too am drowsy during the day and fully alert...

I too am drowsy during the day and fully alert after sunset.

I recently found out that my Chronic-Fatigue-Syndrome was the result of having Avocados for breakfast. Avoid taking it regularly in...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-06, 05:04
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Those are all default values and for the time...

Those are all default values and for the time being I am following the manuals suggestion of going with the default values.
I am planning to gradually optimize things. The game mode is supposed to...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-06, 04:50
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Thank you very much sir. I wish the same for you....

Thank you very much sir. I wish the same for you.
FTR I would be more than happy to just get a 1st to 5k Prime.:smile:
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-05, 06:23
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
And here is my new best friend.:smile: There...

And here is my new best friend.:smile:

There is a slight Major-Design-Flaw/Outside-the-Box-Thinking (Depending on how you look at it).

The case PSU is housed in the bottom of the box >> Install...
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-05, 02:18
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,785
Posted By a1call
It is in a way parallel in operation to use of...

It is in a way parallel in operation to use of antibiotics to destroy bad-bacteria and in the process destroy the Healthy/Beneficial-Bacteria-Cultures of the digestive tract....
Forum: Lounge 2020-09-04, 21:16
Replies: 1,071
Views: 46,785
Posted By a1call
FWIW, I think that statement is absolutely true....

FWIW, I think that statement is absolutely true. I also think that Health-Authorities and the present-day "science"-of-medicine are given much more credits than they deserve.
Having said all that,...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-04, 03:39
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Absolutely. It was the push I needed to go ahead...

Absolutely. It was the push I needed to go ahead with my 1st build. My strategy for choosing parts was brilliant. Use the Newegg PC builder and choose components with highest rating and least prices...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-04, 03:23
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Thank you very much VBCurtis. I did try to get my...

Thank you very much VBCurtis. I did try to get my feet wet with ECM, but the math is beyond my linearly wired mind. On the last check, all the off the shelf software are Linux based.
My environment...
Forum: Hardware 2020-09-03, 21:33
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Thank you for the insights and links. Equivalent...

Thank you for the insights and links. Equivalent of 64 x quad computers in a box. That's what dreams are made of.:smile:
Unfortunately the reality of not being able to afford dreams is the story of...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-29, 02:06
Replies: 94
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Views: 4,040
Posted By a1call
Another counterintuitive and usually disputed...

Another counterintuitive and usually disputed fact (by masses/average-Joe) is that doubling the voltage (say that of the potential in a capacitor) will square the energy (stored in it).
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-28, 21:20
Replies: 94
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Posted By a1call
And of course all this is remnant of Tesla's...

And of course all this is remnant of Tesla's original idea to use Earth as one of the two conductors/poles of electricity.:smile: It is counteractive to consider Earth as a conductor but at high...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-08-26, 04:28
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By a1call
Here is my attempt at an enhancement: ...

Here is my attempt at an enhancement:

Enhanced from original at:
https://fidfilehost.com/paintings/da-vinci-unnamed/images/041.JPG

ETA Probably more readable when zoomed out. You can use...
Forum: Puzzles 2020-08-24, 01:33
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By a1call
He was Ambidextrous...

He was Ambidextrous (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambidexterity).
Writing with the left hand mirrored, would prevent his hand from smudging the ink.
I saw that on the net somewhere.:smile:
Forum: Puzzles 2020-08-23, 18:10
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By a1call
There is something hidden in plain-sight. Can you...

There is something hidden in plain-sight. Can you see it?
Forum: Puzzles 2020-08-23, 01:54
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By a1call
Question What do you think it is?

From Leonardo Da Vinci (https://fidfilehost.com/paintings/da-vinci-unnamed/images/041.JPG)
:coffee:
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-08-21, 03:42
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By a1call
That's a good find. I think I have a similar post...

That's a good find. I think I have a similar post here somewhere.

The problem is you need brute-force (trying different integers for a solution) and the combinations are astronomically large.
...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-21, 03:00
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Yes, I kind of figured that out. Seems like you...

Yes, I kind of figured that out. Seems like you better remember to change the criteria to best-rated FWIW after each selection.:smile:
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-21, 02:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
So it appears that the PC-Builder at Newegg has...

So it appears that the PC-Builder at Newegg has "Sort-by", "Featured-items" as default which is why things appear and disappear at times. Sorting by other criteria such as "Best-Rating" or what have...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-21, 00:52
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
I thought I did but apparently not so.:smile: ...

I thought I did but apparently not so.:smile:
Thanks again Mr.
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-20, 23:47
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Thanks for the insights kriesel. I have a...

Thanks for the insights kriesel.
I have a preference for new items even if they are inferior to something cheaper but used.
I am running the risk of spending more money than I can really afford by...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-20, 23:24
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Appreciate the heads up on that. I am planning...

Appreciate the heads up on that.
I am planning on getting a non-OEM pro version.
there seems to be something strange going on with the Newegg computer builder site. Yesterday it was offering a...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-20, 23:07
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Thank you very much for the links. I will search...

Thank you very much for the links. I will search some more myself but so far they seem to be Intel chip compatible which I assume would max at 24-threads@12-cores.
When I go to the US site it...
Forum: Hardware 2020-08-20, 13:42
Replies: 36
Views: 1,716
Posted By a1call
Dual Processors

Hey all,
According to my AI sidekick Windows 10 supports 2 processors and 2 TB of RAM.
However my search of Newegg or ibuypower fails to find any motherboards housing more than 1 CPU or 128 GB of...
Forum: Information & Answers 2020-08-18, 16:11
Replies: 38
Views: 6,901
Posted By a1call
I beg to differ here. If there are as many...

I beg to differ here. If there are as many triple-Mersenne-Primes as there are Double-Mersenne-Primes as there are quatrupole-Mersenne-Primes as there are .... infinitude-Mersenne-Primes as unlikely...
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