Category Archives: New Toys

GTX 1660 Installed

My GTX 1660 arrived, timing was good because I just finished memcheck. Since I had three clean passes, and hit a decent 50 hour mark, I am calling it good and shut it down to install the video card. Not … Continue reading

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Power Supply Confusion

Luckily I have a digital multi meter, and I can read specs. Anyway, I encountered a problem today, I am missing some cables used by my power supplies. To make things worse, I have mix of Antec and Corsair, and … Continue reading

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Final Push for remaining parts

Soon, in a week or two I will purchase the parts I need to make the initial build of my new Windows rig. Unfortunately this does not include the video card I want. I purchased a GTX1660 and may later … Continue reading

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Halfway Getting Parts

I got half the parts I need. Unfortunately, most of these two parts I had in hand, like the case and power supply. But the good news is I think I got all the parts to upgrade the other PCs … Continue reading

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FOMO

Fear of missing out, any that happened to me in reverse today. I was going to purchase a speaker, nice one too, but was slow in purchasing. Now I have lost out, but I am making progress with my new … Continue reading

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Hardware Transcoding

Found a decent video card today in lieu of getting a new GTX card. It is a quadro K2200. I was able to figure out the NVidia drivers and it performs fast. But now I want to figure out hardware … Continue reading

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New Linux Computer Is Up

Finally got my new Linux desktop up. Got it running CentOS 7.8. It is pretty fast, there were some hiccups getting it up though. First off, the Corsair 550watt PS could have worked but I think I needed another cable … Continue reading

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First Day Oh High School 2020

My son has a cool setup for his first day of High School, which is attended via Remote Learning. Wanted him as most comfortable as possible. He needed a table for the main TV, we got built him something simple … Continue reading

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Challenge Accepted

Wife and I have a 1 year challenge, so from Sep 1 2020 to Sep 30 2021, a year and a month, we are going to see who loses weight the most. I will not post hers here, but my … Continue reading

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Due for New Shoes

Picked up a new pair of shoes, went for a the Brooks Beast model because it is supposed to offer the same support as the Saucony Hurricanes. Pretty comfy, going to give it a go tomorrow. Worked out with PT … Continue reading

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