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Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-01-23, 18:45
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By M344587487
So does this prove that god doesn't exist or that...

So does this prove that god doesn't exist or that the devil does?
Forum: Forum Feedback 2022-01-21, 19:41
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By M344587487
Speaking of modern formats, JpegXL has been...

Speaking of modern formats, JpegXL has been finalised and may be standard at some point before the heat death of the universe. Can't wait to dance on PNG's grave TBH, and it kicks the stuffing out of...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-19, 17:58
Replies: 133
Views: 19,495
Posted By M344587487
So the 6500XT is out and it looks awful for most...

So the 6500XT is out and it looks awful for most use cases:


Only 64 bit memory bus
Only 4 PCIe lanes, which limits gaming unless using PCIe 4.0 which most people aren't (especially not those...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-10, 10:38
Replies: 25
Views: 883
Posted By M344587487
When looking at actual mini-PCs (most of which...

When looking at actual mini-PCs (most of which use soldered laptop CPU's and coolers integrated into the chassis to fit the form factor of ~120mmx120mmx50mm), it's hard to beat something based around...
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-31, 20:31
Replies: 1,652
Views: 171,432
Posted By M344587487
I wonder what'll replace covid in the news cycle,...

I wonder what'll replace covid in the news cycle, Maxwell committing suicide next week won't be news for long. Managed to ignore covid for most of the year but family christmas has force fed so much...
Forum: Hardware 2021-11-28, 12:53
Replies: 59
Views: 5,616
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: 23
Views: 1,577
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: 59
Views: 5,616
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: 59
Views: 5,616
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: 346
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: 59
Views: 5,616
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: 30
Views: 5,444
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: 30
Views: 5,444
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: 1,169
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: 30
Views: 5,444
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: 30
Views: 5,444
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: 178
Sticky: Prime95 30.7
Views: 19,005
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: 681
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: 3,316
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: 4,956
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: 52
Views: 3,199
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: 4,956
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: 4,956
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: 2,965
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: 1,505
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 ~...
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