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re: Best software developer monitor setup for ~$500 - Korkstand
Have you tried turning your monitors vertical? ...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]It couldn't be this, because he has a 2600K. They use solder as the thermal interface between the die and IHS[/quote]Intel has been caught using paste instead of solder..[quote]Looking to purchase a Haswell or Ivy Bridge Intel CPU? A secret may change your mind. According to bloggers, Intel r...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]I do enjoy being right-ish.[/quote]And it makes my balls hurt to be wrong-ish. :lol:...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]Okay definitely some weird stuff going on here. [/quote]Uh huh. Basically SpeedFan is dumb, from what I gather. Or maybe all the others are dumb since the CPU actually thought (or knew) it was hitting the limit and shutting down. Is the machine still shutting down? ...
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re: Site very slow for everyone or just me? - Korkstand
[quote]there was some recruiting news that dropped today the probably increased traffic looking for a meltdown[/quote]That must be it....
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re: Attn: Kickstarter supporters - Korkstand
[quote]You remember the name?[/quote] Paradox...
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Site very slow for everyone or just me? - Korkstand
edit: of course as soon as I posted this things got snappier, but still slow...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]which means you're basically fricked.[/quote]If there is one takeaway from this thread... :lol:...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]I am concerned now about the power supply and it's relation to generating heat in the CPU. Could a failing PS generate CPU heat?[/quote]No, they mentioned a failing PSU as a possible reason for the machine shutting down or restarting. If you are reading CPU temps that high, and once again if ...
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re: Twitter dead? - Korkstand
:lol: That's alright, I feel like a stupid shite all the time. I'm happy to learn that you are human....
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re: Twitter dead? - Korkstand
I think he means that Twitter as a company is not going away....
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re: Attn: Kickstarter supporters - Korkstand
[quote]I HATE asking money from family and friends. [/quote][quote]Most pieces I've read online say to use Facebook and Instagram to appeal to family and friends.[/quote]Are you ok with asking for money from family and friends on social media and through kickstarter, just not face-to-face? I would j...
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re: Older PC suddenly CPU overheating - Korkstand
[quote]Can an old CPU suddenly just overheat?[/quote]Yes. If you are sure that your heatsink is seated properly, making good contact with the heat spreader, and has fresh thermal paste properly applied, and that the fan is operational, then the heat spreader may not have good contact with the CPU...
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re: Why do some adobe pdf documents allow cutting & pasting and some don't? - Korkstand
Because the PDF format includes support for many features, including actual text and images. If you generate a PDF from a text document, usually the text will be real selectable text as that keeps the file size down. If, instead, a PDF is generated by scanning a document, it will be an image of text...
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re: Attn: Kickstarter supporters - Korkstand
[quote] :ahh: [/quote] The initial goal was $26k, and once met they added a few "stretch goals" at $30k, $35k, $40k and $45k, which added new scenarios to the game (I guess different card packs and stuff to allow different game modes or something). The key to his success was the game was extrem...
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re: Attn: Kickstarter supporters - Korkstand
You are typically buying the product. It's usually all spelled out what you get for each amount pledged. My wife's cousin recently kickstarted a board game. He raised $45k, so he can get it published now. I chipped in $39, so I get a copy when it's out. ...
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re: Been experimenting with "health insurance" for a year and a half - Korkstand
[quote]Apparently I said something that was sensitive to you to warrant such a reaction.[/quote]Yeah, you admit to making choices that raise my premiums, and you seem proud of it. You claim to not want government handouts, but have no problem taking handouts from those of us responsible enough to ge...
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re: Backing up my machines - Korkstand
[quote]It might be instructive for Windows users to list the folders they back up. Typically, a significant amount of "your data" literally hides in a variety of places...[/quote]Yeah, especially with SSDs becoming more common and people use HDDs for extra storage. Also, I hate the way Microsoft has...
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re: Backing up my machines - Korkstand
It's tough to beat the convenience of something like [link=(http://www.code42.com/crashplan/)]Crashplan[/link], unlimited backup for $60/year (or $150/year for multiple computers). Or you can use it for free to backup locally computer to computer with no cloud storage. ...
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re: Been experimenting with "health insurance" for a year and a half - Korkstand
[quote]Like I said, this is the lifestyle choice that I'm comfortable with. It works for my situation. I'm not asking or trying to convince people to live this way. I choose it based on principle. [/quote]Do your principles include not fricking over people you don't even know? Because that's what you...
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