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re: Computer upgrade advice - gpburdell on 7/13/20 at 1:29 pm
[quote]Our CPUs are still good for 1080P gaming and some 1440P if desired. In fact my 980TI is my bottle neck.[/quote] +1 I'm still running a 10 year old i7-2600k with a 1080Ti and gaming at 1440p is great for me....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Filming Wheel of Time, (First leaked production shot out there) - gpburdell on 7/11/20 at 3:20 pm
[quote]Welp finished WoT what the hell am I supposed to do with my life next? [/quote] Have you read any of Sanderson's own books? Highly recommend Sormlight Archive, Warbreaker and Mistborn. Be prepared to be sucked into the Cosmere. [img]https://www.17thshard.com/forum/uploads/monthly_20...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: I have an option to do a Roth 401k. Should I do it? - gpburdell on 7/8/20 at 12:28 pm
No one knows the correct answer unless you know what tax rates will be when you retire. Even if you knew future tax rates, it is complicated by how much you withdraw each year which can vary depending on needs etc. Imho, I think a traditional 401k is better for most people. You get a tax dedu...
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re: Stormlight 4 update from Sanderson - gpburdell on 7/8/20 at 12:19 am
[quote] I've always had a theory that his wife is a writer too and they do it all together, as one person doing all of this stuff so quickly just seems impossible. But I have no evidence[/quote] Nah. If you watch some of his interviews or his BYU lectures; he talks about his schedule. He writes...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: DIY home security - gpburdell on 7/2/20 at 6:21 pm
I don't want professional monitoring; push notifications to my phone is fine. I just want sensors for motion, door, smoke, glass break etc. Also, I will install my own cameras with a local NVR storage. The nice thing with Abode is that you can add professional monitoring for up to a week as n...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Streaming Video Keeps Hiccuping/Losing Sync With Audio - gpburdell on 6/30/20 at 8:05 pm
What's playing audio? TV speakers, soundbar, AVR w/ speakers, etc...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: What headphones can replace Sony V600? - gpburdell on 6/30/20 at 3:09 pm
[quote]Hd58x or hd 6xx plus a schitt stack would be great.[/quote] Just hooked up the Senn HD6XX to the Schiit (love the name lol) and much better than my old gaming headset. Now my only problem is to figure out what to do for a mic. ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: What headphones can replace Sony V600? - gpburdell on 6/28/20 at 12:13 am
I just bought my first pair of nice headphones. I got the Sennheiser HD6XX (same as HD650) from Massdrop. They are coming in next week along with a new Schiit Magni&Modi dac amp. Should be a significant upgrade over my gaming headset....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: The long wait is over. Patrick Rothfuss has a new release coming out - gpburdell on 6/26/20 at 3:41 pm
[quote]I'm ok with Sanderson series that aren't finished for obvious reasons.[/quote] Sanderson is just out of this world with his productivity. In the last 15 years, he has written 11 novels set in his Cosmere universe. This doesn't include the various novellas and comics etc. He's also workin...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: If you had the opportunity to binge 1 show over the course of a month what would you pick? - gpburdell on 6/18/20 at 6:44 pm
Stargate SG1 Fringe...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Report: Kathleen Kennedy soon to be out at Lucasfilm, Star Wars going the MCU route - gpburdell on 6/16/20 at 7:03 pm
[quote]Give the keys to Favreau and Filoni and start cashing them checks[/quote] Add Timothy Zahn to that list and they'd be good to go....Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: AT&T modems suck but now I don't care - gpburdell on 6/16/20 at 1:45 pm
I don't know if I qualify as a "power user". However, with BGW-210 in IP Passthrough mode; I've seen no reason to bypass it. I average 940 Mbps up and down, 2 ms ping etc. The only reason I even log into the 210 is if I want to reboot it which I do every couple months. I've got it's wifi an...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (1)
re: Shows that only had one good season - gpburdell on 6/13/20 at 11:23 pm
[quote]Yes I knew about Jack Ryan. Still not sure of this John Ryan you mentioned.[/quote] He goes by Jack, but actually his full name is "John Patrick Ryan". [link=(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Ryan_(character))]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Ryan_(character)[/link] ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: AT&T modems suck but now I don't care - gpburdell on 6/13/20 at 11:17 pm
[quote]I am wanting to I think go with either Ubiquiti or Orbi,but looking for advice with ATT Fiber.[/quote] With my ATT fiber, I've got an Ubiquiti USG with 4x AC-IW and one AC-LR (outdoor). ...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (0)
re: Saving Ring doorbell video to a local HD... - gpburdell on 6/13/20 at 11:10 pm
[link=(https://www.androidcentral.com/best-smart-video-doorbells-store-locally-not-cloud)]https://www.androidcentral.com/best-smart-video-doorbells-store-locally-not-cloud[/link] I saw this but not sure how easy it is to access the footage etc. Also it looks like the storage capacity isn't that mu...Jump to Post - View Topic - Replies (2)
re: Average investor vs. S&P return - gpburdell on 6/12/20 at 3:26 pm
[quote]What is yall's average annual returns trading?[/quote] My average annual return is 9.4% since 2008 when I started tracking. I'm primarily a buy and hold investor with index funds and bonds. You ask a great question as it's long term average return that is going to matter unless you are ex...
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