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Forum: Overclocking and Cooling 09-29-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,538
Posted By Jakal
I'm very interested to see how this goes. Newer...

I'm very interested to see how this goes. Newer processors are running cooler so having more efficient heat displacement should make pushing these chips easier. There has to be a break point at which...
Forum: Reader-Submitted News 09-29-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By Jakal
Great post Thar, and good point here...

Great post Thar, and good point here specifically.

Consoles are offering even more connectivity options and simplify the gaming experience. I think this positively affects the laptop market. If...
Forum: Reader-Submitted News 09-28-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By Jakal
I was speaking more from an overall perspective...

I was speaking more from an overall perspective with current-gen options. You are right on the money when it comes to encoding and rendering. The higher the better.

It's one reason I said:


I...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 09-27-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jakal
RAID 5 looks attractive. If I understand it...

RAID 5 looks attractive. If I understand it correctly, you can achieve similar/better data transfer for game loading while still retaining redundancy.
Forum: General Technology 09-27-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jakal
Sorry MadMat if that's what it seemed I was...

Sorry MadMat if that's what it seemed I was implying. I meant no offense. :o

I was just trying to point out it was the power company forcing Microsoft's hand.

You have a good point, and I've...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 09-27-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,810
Posted By Jakal
Really great and simplified write-up Brett. I...

Really great and simplified write-up Brett. I already decided to go with a RAID setup with my in next build before you wrote this up. I was considering 3-4 SSDs in RAID for OS/apps, and using my...
Forum: Reader-Submitted News 09-26-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By Jakal
Z77...

Z77 (http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/chipsets/performance-chipsets/z77-express-chipset.html) vs X79...
Forum: General Technology 09-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jakal
Then be upset with the power company. Microsoft...

Then be upset with the power company. Microsoft was saving money by using $70k of power.



I agree, but it's possible they needed the power for production.



I wouldn't call it 'extra'...
Forum: Reader-Submitted News 09-26-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By Jakal
Integrated Graphics a Thing of the... Future..?

As someone still using a Core2 processor and ready to upgrade I want to learn as much as I could about the upcoming Haswell chips. My search began with expected release dates and moved on to the...
Forum: General Technology 09-26-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,347
Posted By Jakal
Working in the industry field I understand the...

Working in the industry field I understand the why this happened.

Microsoft has a contract with their power supplier for so many kW hours at such a price. Power plants produce based on expected...
Forum: Mobile & Small Form-Factor Computing 02-13-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,641
Posted By Jakal
I read just fine.. ...

I read just fine..

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-21/apple-sues-amazon-com-over-use-of-app-store-trademark.html
...
Forum: Off Topic 01-02-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By Jakal
30 hours is my guess... Probably closer to 40...

30 hours is my guess... Probably closer to 40 though.
Forum: Off Topic 01-02-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By Jakal
Can't beat toilet humor! I love these...

Can't beat toilet humor!

I love these parodies. The group has progressed well since the start.
Forum: Processors 11-15-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jakal
It'd be nice to see all available cores being...

It'd be nice to see all available cores being efficiently used. It's obviously the goal of programers and certainly the reason for having multiple cores and threads. Games, especially, need the extra...
Forum: Off Topic 11-13-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jakal
Egg nog is most delicious, and I have obviously...

Egg nog is most delicious, and I have obviously chosen the wrong time of the year to cut calories, carbs, sugars.. yeah... all the tasty things. :mad:
Forum: General Hardware 10-20-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jakal
Why did they even go through the trouble to set...

Why did they even go through the trouble to set that service up? If you save your profile to your computer you can just load it to a different mouse...

How often have you went to a LAN party and...
Forum: Mobile & Small Form-Factor Computing 10-18-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 862
Posted By Jakal
This app is pretty much a must for anyone who...

This app is pretty much a must for anyone who wants to manage files on their Droid. I've owned an EVO 4G since it's release and ES File Explorer has been the best file manager I've come across....
Forum: Off Topic 08-13-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By Jakal
Talking Jamie Appreciation Day

To show our valued appreciation for our resident over-achieving, riot-starting, fun-tastic Brit, I'd like to start a thread for members to show their appreciation, thanks, and love for Jamie...
Forum: Gaming 07-08-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jakal
VooDoo5 5500 64MB of raw video processing power....

VooDoo5 5500 64MB of raw video processing power. AGP style none-the-less :D !
If these youngin's think dual gpu cards are a new idea.. 3dfx was rocking the VooDoo5 5000, 5500 and 6000 (a rare card)...
Forum: Off Topic 06-17-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jakal
fixed

fixed
Forum: Off Topic 06-16-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jakal
I would but don't want to get ahead of myself.

I would but don't want to get ahead of myself.
Forum: Off Topic 06-16-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Jakal
Looks like they got shafted.

Looks like they got shafted.
Forum: General Technology 05-16-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,273
Posted By Jakal
Very good article! I graduated from the...

Very good article! I graduated from the Electronics program at the local college and understand the principles. This article shed some new light on what things were happening in that time period. I...
Forum: Reviews and Articles 05-02-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,684
Posted By Jakal
Finally a mouse I think I'll buy. Last one was...

Finally a mouse I think I'll buy. Last one was the Logitech MX700, a mouse I used for nearly 10 years. I "pwnd" many "nubs" with that mouse... ah memories... Out of pity my brother bought me a LX-8 a...
Forum: General Software 04-23-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,323
Posted By Jakal
It'll be nice to see what Intel does with...

It'll be nice to see what Intel does with Gingerbread. Android is based on a Linux kernel and is far less likely to have security issues.. That is, of course, if Intel doesn't build them into the OS....
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