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Forum: Forum Feedback 2021-05-05, 16:08
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By tServo
Fetch text contents of a topic

Besides writing some code to do this, I was wondering if there was another way ( some utility perhaps ) to fetch all the posts for a thread so that searches can be done to find complex subjects that...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-30, 00:29
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By tServo
Nvidia announces RTX 4090 & RTX 4090 Ti - first look

My favorite comment was
"Nvidia will have 21 cards at launch, far more than they had for the previous generation"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0frNP0qzxQc
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-27, 17:43
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By tServo
Nvidia video cards get even scarcer: Ebay...

Nvidia video cards get even scarcer:

Ebay spams me with computer listings and a recent one caught my eye. It was a brand new Dell computer with no gpu. Checking the full listing, the seller said...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-27, 12:53
Replies: 1,370
Views: 88,900
Posted By tServo
antifreeze addicted marmots

Marmots are medium sized rodents native to areas in the western U.S. Recently, they have become addicted to the sweet taste of auto antifreeze ( I thought it was poisonous ?!? ). They have become SO...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-24, 00:05
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By tServo
I don't think so. This looks to me to be their...

I don't think so. This looks to me to be their Ampere top-of-the-line "Quadro" model. It has gobs of memory with extensive graphics capabilities, 2 things which drive up its price and miners really...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-23, 19:20
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By tServo
Nvidia will announce RTX 3080 TI soon

JayZ two cents has just posted a rant on Youtube detailing Nvidia's next video card, the RTX 3080 TI. The title of the post is "Has Nvidia lost its mind?" which sums it up pretty well. The evidence,...
Forum: GPU Computing 2021-04-21, 13:06
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By tServo
Was this a pun? I agree with your cynicism...

Was this a pun?

I agree with your cynicism wrt "full FP64". However, with all the massive number of transistors they are able to put on a chip. who knows?
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-19, 15:39
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By tServo
New cryptocurrency causing disk drive shortage

Great. This is just what we need on top of a cpu/gpu chip shortage.
Someone has developed a new cryptocurrency named Chia ( sounds like those goofy clay figures with tiny plants for hair ) that uses...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-04-15, 15:08
Replies: 53
Views: 12,063
Posted By tServo
Have you considered using a leaf blower? Are they...

Have you considered using a leaf blower? Are they even available ( with a potential huge demand )?
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-12, 15:10
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By tServo
Bizzare thought about graphics card shortage

While perusing web sites that discuss graphics or gaming or the chip industry, I found two interesting threads.
(1) Despite Nvidia's and AMD's assurances that the video card shortage will be...
Forum: Lounge 2021-04-10, 12:28
Replies: 1,363
Views: 118,138
Posted By tServo
Well done! Don't forget to log yourself in this...

Well done! Don't forget to log yourself in this thread:

https://www.mersenneforum.org/showthread.php?t=26332&page=18
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-04, 12:28
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By tServo
If this is the first time you have tried your...

If this is the first time you have tried your script with a different dual processor machine, I would say that is more likely the cause than the type of memory.
The link below has a nice description...
Forum: Hardware 2021-04-04, 00:01
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By tServo
Probably not, but what do you mean by...

Probably not, but what do you mean by 'overwhelmed' ?
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-26, 17:18
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By tServo
Turing most certainly shortened the European war...

Turing most certainly shortened the European war by x years ( fill in your own estimate ).
Also by doing so, he may have saved Germany from being turned into a post apocalyptic nuclear wasteland...
Forum: Hardware 2021-03-23, 21:24
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By tServo
Here is the link to cpu-world I found: ...

Here is the link to cpu-world I found:
https://www.cpu-world.com/CPUs/Xeon/Intel-Xeon%208167M.html

Absent any info from Intel, sites like this are the only alternative.

Although I don't have...
Forum: PrimeNet 2021-03-21, 19:37
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By tServo
Doing my own triple checks

After running a DC on M56247413 via the latest Prime95, it didn't agree with the original results. So I ran it via CUDALucas on a different machine and the residues matched.
However, is doing your...
Forum: Science & Technology 2021-03-17, 16:21
Replies: 205
Views: 10,787
Posted By tServo
I just noticed that someone got their shot next...

I just noticed that someone got their shot next month.
OK, fess up, who has the time machine?
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-16, 01:11
Replies: 1,363
Views: 118,138
Posted By tServo
I have been following the unfolding story...

I have been following the unfolding story concerning the mystery of why less developed countries like India and much of Africa don't have as big a Covid problem as the first world nations.

It...
Forum: Hardware 2021-03-14, 14:03
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By tServo
A casual google showed many sites with tons of...

A casual google showed many sites with tons of info. PassMark had a detailed benchmark and cpu-world had detailed specs.

AFA trying to pop one of these into a Dell ( which model? ) goes, good luck...
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-12, 20:35
Replies: 49
Views: 3,048
Posted By tServo
Just curious. How do you know it was an ER-2 and...

Just curious. How do you know it was an ER-2 and not a U-2 ?
Forum: Lounge 2021-03-07, 13:31
Replies: 1,370
Views: 88,900
Posted By tServo
B-2 Stealth bomber needs spares

The US air force has posted a notice asking for bids to reverse engineer some parts for the B-2 bomber. It is not exactly stated why this needs to be done for the 20 year old planes, but speculation...
Forum: Hardware 2021-03-02, 19:56
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By tServo
You made a valid point about the consoles. WRT...

You made a valid point about the consoles. WRT mining, my impression for the last year or 2 is that serious miners use ASICs rather than GPUs. Perhaps the GPU makers are blaming the miners to hide...
Forum: Hardware 2021-03-02, 14:11
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By tServo
(yawn......) Not to rain on your parade but...

(yawn......) Not to rain on your parade but ......
Nvidia's rtx 3090 & 3080 were "released" mid September and AMD's rx 6900xt was "released" at the end of October and here, in March. they are still...
Forum: FermatSearch 2021-03-01, 22:08
Replies: 335
Views: 63,886
Posted By tServo
Outstanding ! Congrats ! Not only did you...

Outstanding !
Congrats !
Not only did you find 'a' factor but the 1st factor for that Fermat number.
Forum: Reading 2021-02-28, 02:47
Replies: 20
Views: 4,010
Posted By tServo
They measure explosions by height? Granted, you...

They measure explosions by height?
Granted, you can make your presentation anyway you want but that still seems odd.
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