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Aug
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answered Migrating VMs in VMware Player to VMware Workstation
Aug
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comment What is the memory requirement for Windows 10?
Readyboost isn't there to deal with low ram, it is there to deal with slow HDD speeds. Flash is substantially faster. How are you even testing with 128MB RAM, can you get modules that small on remotely modern hardware? If it is some sort of virtual environment then it won't have direct access to the USB and introducing overheads that a real system doesn't have.
Aug
14
comment What is the memory requirement for Windows 10?
@IsmaelMiguel only if you try to use an unsuitable one. If you buy an SD card, flash drive or ssd that is certified for readyboost and are using it on a built-in card reader or usb3 then it will work well.
Aug
12
comment Does simple rescaling from 1080p to frame height of 720 lead to 720p?
360 lines of data were lost!
Aug
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comment ESXi 6.0 mounting RDM as local volume
Have you tried recreating the RDM mapping since you updated? This usually makes the disk unavailble locally.
Jun
18
comment Get rid of all ##### errors at once in excel
ah I think that has changed since earlier versions when I learnt not to do it
Jun
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comment Get rid of all ##### errors at once in excel
This is a worse solution than autofit because it resizes columns to the same width
May
15
comment Is liquid cooling necessary for high CPU performance over extended periods?
@JDługosz I'm not sure you read the question correctly. Liquid cooling is still not really required because very near the maximum overclock on this CPU can be achieved simply by using a bigger heatsink and fan.
May
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comment Is liquid cooling necessary for high CPU performance over extended periods?
@user1938107 turboboost will still overclock multiple cores but not as much. It measures power consumption and manages the overclock to stay below the rated TDP of the chip.
May
14
comment Is liquid cooling necessary for high CPU performance over extended periods?
The standard cooler is appropriate for running at standard speeds. A bigger cooler is appropriate for overclocking. This situation is made slightly cloudy by the fact that turbo mode overclocks by default in the latest cpus. This uses conservative speeds though so that should also be fine on the stock heatsink in a cool ambient temp. But if overclocking, high temp environment or continued heavy use better to go safe with a bigger cooler. Ideally you want to be at 60C or less but any temp upto 80C should be fine even for extended use.
Mar
12
comment Do rackmount servers need to be in a rack?
Also rackmount servers are built with a cleaner environment in mind, they will clog up with dust and overheat far more easily than a tower based server.
Jan
30
comment Is there a way to activate Windows 7 when it's saying my license code is already in use?
@BigChris Acer OEM versions of windows self activate and need no key, with a windows 7 or later standard disk the key on the sticker does work. I think it's pretty likely that the 'licensed source' was in fact a counterfeit.
Jan
29
revised What is the Difference between PXE & Wake On LAN?
less ambiguous description of PXE
Jan
29
suggested approved edit on What is the Difference between PXE & Wake On LAN?
Jan
7
comment Which filesystem should be used for a dual-boot machine's storage?
Consider running one OS native and the other in a virtual machine as a far more useful alternative to dual booting. You can use both at once or switch far more easily, and also share files from one to the other.
Jan
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answered How can i gain access control for autorun.ini file in FAT32 USB storage
Dec
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comment Hybrid hard drive vs SSD performance - Source control / Visual Studio / Sql Server
I very much doubt that SVN actually updates the whole repo each time and certainly not randomly. 8Gb of caching flash is reasonable for most uses and is a good compromise that realises 90% of the benefit for most people. Don't forget you also have in memory read cache. If you are that concerned you need to do some real world tests with your usage but I wouldn't go into it so certain that it will make a huge difference.
Nov
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answered Running 1080p on 4k resolution display
Nov
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comment How do I determine whether a drive is an HDD or SSD in Windows 8?
@NoBugs Technically speaking there is no drive in an SSD either :P