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Dec
13
comment Will my “6-core CPU” motherboard support an 8-core CPU?
Er, I thought the whole point of the AM3+ socket-type was that it was backwards compatible with AM3 sockets, but also forward-compatible with the upcoming AM4 socket? At least, that's how it worked with AM2/AM2+.. But in either case, while this does solve my problem, it does not answer the question in the title, for anyone who finds this page via google, so I cannot mark it as correct.
Dec
13
comment Will my “6-core CPU” motherboard support an 8-core CPU?
@Ramhound my old CPU is a Phenom II x4 955
Dec
13
asked Will my “6-core CPU” motherboard support an 8-core CPU?
Dec
11
comment Can my landlord access my personal network because he controls the upstream connection?
@Jason Anyone who can follow simple instructions can install custom firmware on home/soho routers. They could also use a linux box with two ethernet ports.
Oct
21
comment Clipboard content automatically erased
What tool did you use to determine that VS 2010 is the culprit? @JRobert's link contains dozens of programs..
Sep
12
awarded  Revival
Jul
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
13
comment How can I tell which laptop touch-screens work well with a stylus (for drawing/taking notes)?
@DaveRook according to meta.superuser.com/a/5545/23668 this sort of question is on-topic: "However, a question that allows for a learning opportunity and that can be applied to various situations, of the form "how can I determine [for myself] which foo can do bar" has potential to be valuable."
Jun
13
comment How can I tell which laptop touch-screens work well with a stylus (for drawing/taking notes)?
I'm not sure why the close-vote; if you read past the first sentence, you'll see this isn't a shopping recommendation, it's about the different types of touch-screens
Jun
13
asked How can I tell which laptop touch-screens work well with a stylus (for drawing/taking notes)?
Apr
12
awarded  Good Question
Jan
5
awarded  Yearling
Jan
3
awarded  Taxonomist
Jan
1
comment How can I view HD videos without stuttering on PS3 Media server?
Nowadays "Video quality" has been renamed "transcoder quality," and is a dropdown. There's an option for "Wireless," but unfortunately that doesn't work for me - I need to set it to "Low quality (Slow CPU)" to get no stuttering on wireless for some videos (my CPU is blazing fast, the only issue is the connection). Despite the name, though, it doesn't actually look that bad.
Dec
20
comment How to jump previous or next position in Sublime Text 2?
Supposedly this feature is built-in to Sublime 3
Dec
18
comment How can I enter Unicode characters (e.g. ♥♦♣♠) when logging into Windows?
FYI alt-codes enter characters from your current codepage, not unicode. You need to set a flag in the registry to use unicode alt-codes.
Nov
26
comment What stops an internet router from sniffing my traffic?
@FrankThomas: The US government uses one-time pads for its most secure transmissions. They transfer truck-loads of tapes with large random keys on them by armed-guard, or so the story goes.
Nov
22
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
14
comment Disable “Do you want to change the color scheme to improve performance?” warning
"I never assumed the message can be turned off and I don't see how that could be considered a benefit." - Because this message pops up often when playing video games, pulling me out of the game (which sometimes isn't paused) just to disable this message once again. I don't care that my system is using all its GPU ram (in fact, that's a good thing). I don't care if Windows Aero runs slow while I'm in my game, as long as the game continues to run fine - which it always does. I just want this message to not disrupt my gaming.