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Forum: Lounge 2022-05-14, 15:42
Replies: 4,457
Views: 413,945
Posted By PhilF
That doesn't make me go "Hmmm". It makes me go...

That doesn't make me go "Hmmm". It makes me go "Cool!" :smile:
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-05-04, 12:52
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By PhilF
Guys: 1 - We have PLENTY of hard drive space...

Guys:

1 - We have PLENTY of hard drive space for posts these days.
2 - We have LOTS of CPU power that keeps the databases quite responsive no matter how many posts there are or how long they are....
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-30, 16:30
Replies: 1,801
Views: 109,191
Posted By PhilF
elbow Elbow leaves bloody open wound ...

elbow

Elbow leaves bloody open wound

blood
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-30, 01:55
Replies: 1,801
Views: 109,191
Posted By PhilF
dents Doesn't everyone need tumultuous sex? ...

dents

Doesn't everyone need tumultuous sex?

Needs
Forum: Information & Answers 2022-04-27, 20:38
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By PhilF
Welcome! You might be interpreting the word...

Welcome!

You might be interpreting the word "fail" incorrectly. Do you mean will the test stop if the Gerbicz error check fails, as in there is an error in the test? Or do you mean will the test...
Forum: Lounge 2022-04-27, 16:26
Replies: 4,457
Views: 413,945
Posted By PhilF
It's nothing to worry about. We are simply...

It's nothing to worry about. We are simply entering the peak of solar cycle #25. Every 11 years it peaks, and we've been tracking it for 25 cycles now. Any sensationalism about it is just click...
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-04-27, 13:07
Replies: 137
Views: 44,394
Posted By PhilF
The way I understand it, Ben didn't set out to...

The way I understand it, Ben didn't set out to spend a bunch of money to find Mersenne primes.

Instead, through other usages and interests, he accumulated a very large amount of AWS credits. Then...
Forum: Hardware 2022-04-16, 16:01
Replies: 139
Views: 19,625
Posted By PhilF
But consider all the electricity that was used...

But consider all the electricity that was used discussing the name change! :smile:
Forum: GPU to 72 2022-04-14, 16:37
Replies: 5,285
Views: 423,109
Posted By PhilF
Oh oh. Is Rorschach already falling down on the...

Oh oh. Is Rorschach already falling down on the job? :ross:
Forum: Soap Box 2022-03-11, 20:18
Replies: 425
Views: 67,438
Posted By PhilF
I think they are just overusing the word critical...

I think they are just overusing the word critical because it generates lots of clicks.
Forum: Lounge 2022-03-11, 20:11
Replies: 121
Views: 20,578
Posted By PhilF
Those poor cats.

Those poor cats.
Forum: PrimeNet 2022-01-27, 17:08
Replies: 2,485
Views: 299,288
Posted By PhilF
Oh no, I must disagree. That number is LaurV's....

Oh no, I must disagree. That number is LaurV's. Now your computer is also at risk of getting its wheels stabbed. :markrose:
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-21, 23:08
Replies: 362
Views: 44,680
Posted By PhilF
If those are the villages I'm thinking of, they...

If those are the villages I'm thinking of, they didn't just destroy them. They rounded up all the men and boys over 12, marched them to a nearby hill, then machine gunned them in the legs to...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-18, 01:35
Replies: 104
Views: 14,179
Posted By PhilF
It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of...

It isn't 1 drive in 114 years, it is half of them. Since we obviously don't have data over that time period, it is extrapolated. See this:
...
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-17, 22:20
Replies: 104
Views: 14,179
Posted By PhilF
Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days...

Actually, the Mean Time Before Failure these days is over 1 million hours. That means by the time 1,000,000 power-on hours is reached, half the drives are expected to have failed.

I found this...
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-14, 02:51
Replies: 22
Views: 1,258
Posted By PhilF
Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to...

Relevant trivia: Vaporized copper expands to 47,000 times its original size, almost instantly.
Forum: Lounge 2022-01-04, 16:48
Replies: 4,457
Views: 413,945
Posted By PhilF
That's not a problem. As long as you know how to...

That's not a problem. As long as you know how to hook yourself up.
Forum: Hardware 2022-01-03, 22:05
Replies: 70
Views: 9,253
Posted By PhilF
Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.

Probably not, except for voting with your wallet.
Forum: Lounge 2021-12-16, 14:40
Replies: 1,801
Views: 109,191
Posted By PhilF
older Only lively discussion earns rewards. ...

older

Only lively discussion earns rewards.

earns
Forum: Data 2021-10-26, 23:26
Replies: 1,401
Views: 176,017
Posted By PhilF
Not fast enough for what? I use my Radeon VII...

Not fast enough for what? I use my Radeon VII for GPUOwl whenever it isn't busy with other things and I can benefit from the extra heat.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-21, 16:29
Replies: 1,062
Views: 100,733
Posted By PhilF
Yes, that's a wonderful shade of gray!

Yes, that's a wonderful shade of gray!
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 13:18
Replies: 1,691
Views: 193,468
Posted By PhilF
Sky-News Australia is as far right-wing biased as...

Sky-News Australia is as far right-wing biased as you can get. I wouldn't trust one word of their spiel. Click bait.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-11, 03:07
Replies: 39
Views: 4,086
Posted By PhilF
Well, if he doesn't want to go, I'll take his...

Well, if he doesn't want to go, I'll take his seat. :smile:
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:34
Replies: 205
Views: 10,633
Posted By PhilF
We'll never know who. However, it is very common...

We'll never know who. However, it is very common practice around here, so better get used to it. :coffee:
Forum: greenskull 2021-10-08, 22:22
Replies: 205
Views: 10,633
Posted By PhilF
That's getting a little more modern, lol. It came...

That's getting a little more modern, lol. It came 3 years after the Osborne, which in computer years is half a lifetime.

It used a 6510? That's a new one to me. I had never heard of a 6510 before.
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