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Adam isn't wrong, but I think he missed the biggest driver. The E7-8893 v2 is intended for octa-processor systems. Meaning they will have eight of these beasts in a single motherboard. (That's what the first "8" means in the processor number, based on the Xeon naming scheme.) Since having 8 CPUs is such a rare thing, intended for such specialized ...


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Different Uses and Environments Consumer-grade Core processors are designed for everyday desktop or gaming applications and are therefore optimized to operate at higher clock speeds. Most consumer applications cannot take advantage of more than a few processor cores and would benefit significantly more from a processor that operates at 4+ GHz than having 8 ...


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The signals from the graphic card are the same regardless of what kind of screen you have. The light coming from the LCD's backlight, and thence through the LCD, will be the same. (Or, if you have a "pure LED" screen, the light coming from the LEDs will be the same.) The "anti-glare"/matte screen is the same as the glossy screen, except that a matte ...


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In theory, any MXM 2 video card will work. As with their bigger cousins, PCIe, any card will work if it's compatible with the slot. The caveat of course is the voltages, but with the older cards they were designed to get all they need directly from the slot (unlike the power hungry monsters today that need direct feeding from the PSU). The other ...


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It should have with sequential / random Reading and Writing speeds to do. A harddrive which is "optimized for survelliance" have optimization on its sequential Writing rate, and a pretty decent sequential Reading rate, but random rates are really crappy. Thus its optimized for survelliance Tools which writes data in a steady nice stream. A gaming harddrive ...


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The only thing adding more ram will likely affect is the loading time between areas of the game. The more ram you have the more areas that can be kept "in memory" and will have faster access times. FPS is very tightly linked to the performance of your video card above any other factor, using a laptop you do not have many options for improving that.


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Assuming you're talking about a current-generation Macbook or Macbook Pro, the difference in performance between the two models you cited (2.3 GHz w/ 6 MB L3 cache vs. 2.7 GHz w/ 8 MB L3 cache) will make, roughly, between a 2% to 15% difference, depending on the exact workload. It's definitely nothing earth-shattering. But it all depends on how long it takes ...


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The word scan-head simply means the horizontal bar that goes up-and-down along the scanner (for flatbed scanners). It is static for auto-feed scanners. Optical resolution This is often given as a single number say 600dpi and is related to the amount of detail the scan-head can capture horizontally -loosely speaking. Technically, it is the number of ...


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The i7 series is focused at end-user computation in desktop environments where the Xeon processors are for non-consumer high performance computing, often used in servers, and are optimized for such. For example, see that the Xeon processor can handle around 1.5TB of RAM. Clock speed is not the only factor which determines what makes a processor expensive. ...


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So that means Windows will support up to sixty-one 1920x1080 displays. Working within those limits, one could create a 7x7 array using forty-nine 1920x1080 displays which (assuming they were all identical in size) would have a 16:9 aspect ratio :) Or do a 7x8 array for a 16:10 ratio. Ooh or do a 360-degrees using 10x6, 12x5, or 15x4... damn I need me some ...


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This thread dates back to the early days of USB 3.0 usage, but I have kept a small list of USB 3.0 adapters I have come across for reference. Posting here just in case anyone is looking for such devices: Kanex USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (USB3GBIT) Tek Republic USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter (TUN-300) StarTech USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet ...


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There is no technical difference. The trayless ones take up slightly less space but it's harder to get the drives in and out of it. The tray ones have a convenient handle for pulling the drive out of the enclosure. Also the tray models tend to have an activity light on each tray to indicate drive power and access. The trayless models usually have just ...


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To add to what RaveTheTadpole was saying, the systems which have 8+ sockets are used mostly in finance (think high-frequency trading) where they need to keep massive databases in RAM. In this field, Oracle and RISC chips are still in vogue, because they can hold up to 96TB of RAM - while the Intel space can only hold 12TB (and that is with these newest ...


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Drives that say they are optimized for surveillance should be using a part of the ATA standard known as the Streaming feature set. This feature set places a priority on processing the data quickly, rather than the quality of the data itself. The end result of this is very low or no frame loss, which is what you want in a video capture system. If your camera ...


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DDKJ3ALC000 is the part identifier. See here.


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Generally speaking yes. Given a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, your PCIe 1.x and 2.x cards will be compatible. And yes, a x16 slot will support x16, x8, x4, x2, x1 cards. Have a look at this: https://www.pcisig.com/news_room/faqs/pcie3.0_faq/#EQ6


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Responsiveness is really only significantly affected by five things: The total amount of RAM, more is better. The speed of the CPU, high end is better. The speed of the primary storage system, high end SSDs are better. The cooling, it must be sufficient to let the CPU run at full speed continuously. Drivers and resident programs. Stick to common hardware ...



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