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Forum: Hardware 2021-11-28, 12:53
Replies: 47
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Posted By M344587487
Game engines don't typically scale well, even the...

Game engines don't typically scale well, even the state of the art upper end rarely optimises beyond 8 cores because that's where consoles will be for another decade. It seems that in this scenario E...
Forum: CADO-NFS 2021-11-12, 07:18
Replies: 18
Views: 793
Posted By M344587487
If you can get it to post again you could try...

If you can get it to post again you could try starting in recovery mode to directly boot to a root shell, or one-time edit the grub command to boot your normal kernel in text mode (which should start...
Forum: Hardware 2021-11-05, 15:35
Replies: 47
Views: 3,533
Posted By M344587487
Technically each DDR5 DIMM has two channels, but...

Technically each DDR5 DIMM has two channels, but each channel has half the width relative to DDR4 and all marketing will still call a single DIMM of DDR5 single channel, meaning the basic speeds are...
Forum: Hardware 2021-11-04, 15:23
Replies: 47
Views: 3,533
Posted By M344587487
Apparently you can use AVX-512 by disabling the E...

Apparently you can use AVX-512 by disabling the E cores, but it may depend on the motherboard. This video shows the setting present in a bios: https://youtu.be/fhI9tLOg-6I?t=1650


These things...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-31, 09:25
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By M344587487
I'm not much of a phone user but these android...

I'm not much of a phone user but these android apps are too useful not to mention:


F-Droid is a package manager mainly for FOSS apps. There's a default repo and also anyone can make their own...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-28, 13:44
Replies: 47
Views: 3,533
Posted By M344587487
I know the initial parts are the top and...

I know the initial parts are the top and mid-range, all of them having a triple digit upper power limit (125W) at base frequency is still concerning. Infinite boost means the upper target is the one...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-26, 09:32
Replies: 28
Views: 4,663
Posted By M344587487
The laptop offerings with pro have 16 or 32GB RAM...

The laptop offerings with pro have 16 or 32GB RAM and the max has 32 or 64GB. One other thing worth noting is that pro has 24MiB of L3 cache (labelled SLC for system level cache) which is doubled...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-25, 16:35
Replies: 28
Views: 4,663
Posted By M344587487
https://www.anandtech.com/print/17024/apple-m1-max...

https://www.anandtech.com/print/17024/apple-m1-max-performance-review


Apparently the bandwidth accessible by the CPU on the max tops out at ~243GB/s using all 10 cores, that's still over half...
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-24, 14:29
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By M344587487
You like Avatar, didn't particularly like the...

You like Avatar, didn't particularly like the latest Dune film and called it Dune 2; why don't you run over my cat while you're at it that'll really hit the spot.

Probably, but it's also part 1...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-19, 18:30
Replies: 28
Views: 4,663
Posted By M344587487
Work is ongoing to add support for M1 to the...

Work is ongoing to add support for M1 to the kernel and there's a few WIP OS's (the furthest along is probably Asahi Linux: https://asahilinux.org/blog/ ). Currently the iGPU support isn't there but...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-19, 14:40
Replies: 28
Views: 4,663
Posted By M344587487
The M1 pro and M1 max have been announced, with...

The M1 pro and M1 max have been announced, with ~200GB/s and 400GB/s memory bandwidth respectively (dual/quad channel LPDDR5) and up to 8 high power cores with 2 low power cores. They'll be used in...
Forum: Software 2021-10-18, 15:37
Replies: 142
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 11,726
Posted By M344587487
The 8086k (a binned 8700k) was the first single...

The 8086k (a binned 8700k) was the first single core turbo to hit 5.0GHz out of the box, since then each gen the top 14nm parts have improved the speed and number of cores that can do >=5GHz. If...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-09, 15:50
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By M344587487
Does your window manager have the concept of...

Does your window manager have the concept of multiple desktops? The two browser windows can be as you like on one desktop with everything else on one or more other desktops. Alt-tabbing to either...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-08, 08:30
Replies: 35
Views: 2,519
Posted By M344587487
Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess...

Ah, so it could still run. I was about to guess that maybe a VRM had popped thanks to no internal airflow from a bad liquid cooled build but that ain't it. Modern processors basically can't fail from...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 16:37
Replies: 22
Views: 4,570
Posted By M344587487
https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv...

https://riscv.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/riscv-spec-v2.2.pdf
Oh dear. I wonder how many designers have contemplated an extension that adds an a=a+b instruction that uses the spare register as a...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-06, 15:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,085
Posted By M344587487
Angry BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for...

BIDMAS is what is taught in UK schools for precedence left to right: brackets indices divide multiply add subtract

So the answer is 16, however this BBC page INCORRECTLY* defines BIDMAS by giving...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 14:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,570
Posted By M344587487
Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that...

Thanks it makes sense now, what threw me is that the 64 bit base is defined in the riscv manual relative to the 32 bit base but there's no explicit redefinition of a word now being 64 bit (which...
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-06, 10:52
Replies: 22
Views: 4,570
Posted By M344587487
Does the relatively high number of registers (32...

Does the relatively high number of registers (32 integer and 32 float registers is high right?) have a positive impact to compute-heavy operations?




I don't doubt they know what they're...
Forum: Programming 2021-10-03, 12:32
Replies: 41
Views: 2,398
Posted By M344587487
At first I thought you were using the expr...

At first I thought you were using the expr utility and passing a number to yafu so noodled with that, but you're actually passing the string "expr(a*b)" to be evaluated by yafu (?) (sorry, unfamiliar...
Forum: chalsall 2021-09-26, 09:44
Replies: 25
Views: 1,227
Posted By M344587487
Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used?...

Where/how is ~/bin/[SCRIPTNAME] being used? Different shells (or configurable options of the same shell) may have different substitution behaviour in some scenarios. If it works with $HOME but not ~...
Forum: Lounge 2021-09-25, 07:03
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By M344587487
The best time to supplement a grid supply with...

The best time to supplement a grid supply with DIY renewables was years ago, the second best time is now right before every other bugger figures it out.
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-09-20, 07:43
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By M344587487
If I'm understanding correctly the memory...

If I'm understanding correctly the memory bandwidth may scale with tile count, meaning the 2T version could exceed an R7's bandwidth.
Forum: Chess 2021-09-16, 19:34
Replies: 13
Views: 3,291
Posted By M344587487
Had a bit of a noodle again with this project....

Had a bit of a noodle again with this project. After cursing at past me for creating such an awful spider's nest of code the core engine has been re-implemented to fully use u64 bitboards (before the...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-09-11, 15:06
Replies: 35
Views: 3,173
Posted By M344587487
It's a bit more complicated when you consider...

It's a bit more complicated when you consider that every consumer CPU needs decent RAM, motherboard, PSU. A GPU needs to be plugged into something but many GPU's can share that same something, and...
Forum: Software 2021-09-02, 16:13
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By M344587487
Making mprime should be as simple as: cd gwnum ...

Making mprime should be as simple as:
cd gwnum
make -f makemac
cd ../macosx64
make
Fat binaries may complicate things. The GUI version looks like it requires Xcode to compile. The code appears...
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