I think it just depends on the generation. But yeah, for the most part it does seem to go that way.
Good point. I don't personally have experience with SLI. I'm sure it'll be just fine.
You could try waiting a little longer and see if the GPU prices settle down a little bit. There are rumors of Nvidia releasing their next series this year.
Why would you request something that isn't released yet? PCPP has always been really good about adding stuff when it's actually released.
Well, it's definitely overkill, haha. I'm definitely jealous, though!
Maybe just get one GPU? You're probably not really going to see the performance of SLI - some games actually run worse in SLI.
I bet you saved up for a long time for this. I'm finding myself in a similar situation (as are a lot of gamers). My wife finally asked me to upgrade her computer so that she can play some stuff with me, but even a GTX 1050 is around $200. Stupid crypto-miners.
Is this just for gaming?
Episode I is the first movie in the prequel trilogy, which was made after the original trilogy. So, Episodes IV, V, & VI were made from 1977 to 1983. The prequels - episodes I, II, & III - were made from 1999 to 2005.
I just read the manual. You also need to make sure you have RAM going to both processors. Right now, you have all slots filled for CPU1 but nothing filled for CPU2. And I confirmed that you do in fact need power going to both CPUs.
Take a look at page 2-14. There's a lot of good info there. I also think you need different RAM altogether. It appears that this motherboard either supports up to 256GB of RDIMM ECC DDR4 or 1024GB LRDIMM DDR4. Check their website for specific RAM that's supported and tested.
Another good resource on RAM: https://www.supermicro.com/support/resources/memory/X10_memory_config_guide.pdf
EDIT: CPU power connector info can be found on page 2-25 of the motherboard manual.
In case you don't have the manual: https://www.supermicro.com/manuals/motherboard/C600/MNL-1701.pdf
I don't have any recommendations because I go wired for everything, but I will say that you need to make sure your router can support the wireless speeds you're hoping to get. Not only the speeds, but also the range.
Your video link is broken. I'm guessing it's because you're linking to something we'd need to be logged into for.
I might be mistaken, but I believe each CPU needs a power connector, but I only see one in the picture.
Depends. Is the operating system OEM? If not, then yes it's legal.
Oh, also there's still a way to upgrade from Win 7 to Win 10. Ever use "assistive technology?" Maybe you use the magnifier from time to time.
Totally legit, straight from Microsoft. The only real requirement is that you have a valid license for Windows 7, 8, or 8.1
You say that you have an old computer with Windows 7? Try to transfer the license from that PC onto your new one. Ta-da. No money spent. ...Of course this does mean that the old computer will get un-licensed, so be aware of that.
Those are good specs. You shouldn't be seeing any performance issues. I recommend installing a fresh version of Windows. Obviously back up any important data beforehand as a fresh install will erase the C:\ drive.
After installing Windows, make sure to get all the necessary drivers from the motherboard manufacturer's website.
I started with Brotherhood because I didn't know anything about the previous games at the time. I must say that I'm glad I started with that one and not the first couple as they were a lot more boring in my opinion. I haven't played much of any of the newer games, but that's not because I didn't like the AC series...there were just more interesting stuff.
Yes, using a VPN will prevent your ISP from being able to track what you do online. Basically, all they will be able to see is a lot of data going to and from the IP address of your VPN, but the actual traffic is encrypted. Most VPNs will boast that they do not keep logs so that your data is safe in case the authorities ask them for it.
I personally use NordVPN. Haven't had any issues.
I do find the trailers pretty funny. Looking forward to it? Meh...I might buy it if it gets good reviews. Most gamers have learned now to not trust Ubisoft. They're known for releasing games that aren't quite finished just because they need to meet the deadline.
Didn't mean any offense by it. I actually do find it entertaining that I see this question every year. Never said the question was a stupid one or anything like that.
Funny how this question comes up every year.
Check the power connection to the CPU.
As for the second half of your question, just download the OS and create a bootable USB from Microsoft. It's totally legal. Just make sure to hold on to the license because it'll ask for it when you install (although, technically it'll let you install without the key, but you'll need it at some point).
Thanks for the tips. I've given up on hardware RAID because I'm 99% positive that this is actually a driver issue and I was unable to find a driver for ESXi. Not surprising really, since ESXi is meant to be used in data centers and they don't really care about consumers as much. I actually had to make a custom ISO for the installation media because ESXi wouldn't allow me to complete the installation without a network driver (which was included in the custom ISO).
Hadn't done hardware RAID before, so this was a good experience. It's too bad that I have to stick with software RAID, but oh well.
Hyperthreading is the primary difference between the i5 and the i7. Other than that, they're almost the same.
Where do you live? If you have a Costco nearby, they usually have pretty good deals. Unfortunately, their deals aren't always listed online. Other than that, I'd recommend Fry's.
Everyone else here will probably tell you to build your own, but I understand if you don't want to. However, if you're interested, you can check out the Create A Part List For Me forum.
Why does it need to be Windows?
No worries. I hadn't heard of the NFC S4 before, so I'm glad we had this conversation. =P ...Even if I did get a little defensive, hahaha.
Okay, sure. Something like that. Refer back to my original comment where I said he could use an M.2 SSD (the NUC can fit 2 of those). You were the one that brought up the 2.5" form factor, haha.
That one? It has room. Looks like you can actually get two in there.
And don't tell me that I haven't looked into the SFF market. That's just rude. I actually have 2 mini-ITX builds at home.
Uhh...really? I can't think of a single case that can't fit a 2.5" drive...
I can't imagine that being a good idea if you can. Windows doesn't load the whole OS into RAM, so it would run really slow off of a USB drive. OP would need a motherboard and SSDs are small enough, I don't think it would make this "super SFF" too big.
Hahaha, I think OP knows you need a processor. Sounds more like he was asking if you can use a USB flash drive as a hard drive.
My answer would be - probably not. However, you could get a motherboard that supports M.2 SSDs.
Let's get this straight...
I'm just a little confused on your desired setup. First of all, how big is the SSD? Secondly, are you wanting that to be mixed into RAID 0?
I can't recommend this setup because if one disk fails, you lose everything. Not to mention it seems strange to have a mix of SSDs with HDDs in RAID setup.
Totally agree. I'm in the habit of reinstalling Windows every year or so. Over time, we tend to have applications that just hang around not being used. I find that the best way to get all the unnecessary applications off of my computer is to start from scratch. Just don't forget to have important data backed up somewhere (which is something that should be done anyway)!
Can't recommend any as I haven't been using one, but I have been looking into Nord VPN and they look really good. Curious to know if anyone else here uses them.
I don't, sorry. I could search Amazon and look for the highest reviews, but all my computers are either wired or using the built-in WiFi adapters, so I don't have any that I could personally recommend.
Yep, I would definitely suggest upgrading the WiFi adapter on the all-in-one. I'd just get an inexpensive USB adapter.
As for wired, it's a little hard to test if your router is giving you gigabit speeds; but I suppose it doesn't really matter if it is since your ISP connection is capped at 100 mb/s anyway. Which is super common, by the way. I really hate the ISP monopoly going on. Most cities only have two or three providers to choose from, which really doesn't allow for competition very well.
Your router is gigabit (wired) and so is your network adapter on the motherboard, so you should be getting close to 800 mb/s. What does your networking situation look like aside from these two components? Any switches or patch panels that might be bottlenecking you? How is your house wired? Or are you going directly to the router with nothing in between?
To me, it sounds like you need to pay for faster speeds from your ISP (if available).
Single Channel and Dual Channel is the difference. Also, different upgrade options. With a single 8GB stick, you can upgrade to 16GB easier.
Ah yes, the good 'ol days, hahaha. I do miss being a regular, but I'm simply too busy. Maybe one day when I have a regular desk job again.
I'm at a desk quite a bit these days at work, but I'm not sure what their policy is on web browsing, so I keep it to a minimum.
This guy gives the gist of it.
I personally see the value in running more than one cable at a time, in which case, you should drill larger holes. There's also something to be said about patch panels and switches, but he didn't mention either of those in this video. Oh, and don't cut the wall with a box cutter. That's just silly. They have drywall knives for like, $10 or less.
Things he didn't talk about that he probably should:
Anyway, there are multiple ways to do this, but I believe there is a right way.
Why not just reinstall Windows?
Is this website still legit...
Is this website still legit...
Too legit to quit.
Might be worth it to make a trip to Walmart (or whatever store you have nearby that sells mice) and just buy a cheapo mouse. Obviously keep the receipt and packaging so that you can take it back. Or just keep it as a backup.
I had wondered this, too.
That's a shame. Do you have another mouse to hold you off? Actually, it would be good to know if you had the same issue with another mouse. If you don't, then you can really assume that the Razer is bad. However, if both mice have the same issues, then it actually doesn't sound like the Razer is the problem.
I was going to suggest a different USB port, but I see that you've already tried that. Given everything that you've tried, I think it's safe to assume it's just a bad mouse. Not saying that the Razer Mamba TEs are ALL bad, but you know what they say - there's always a few bad eggs.
Can I ask why you'd need to? .nfs files are made by a network file system, correct? Aren't they just temporary files that are used by the file system?
If it's going to a new motherboard, you should call Microsoft to have it released from your old motherboard. They have an automated system that's pretty quick and easy. As long as it's a retail version and not an OEM version, it should work just fine.
Also, if I were you, I wouldn't just "delete" Windows and keep all your old files. The best thing to do would be to back up the important files, wipe the whole drive clean, then put the important files back on. Just remember that any programs should not be kept - reinstall those with the new hardware.
Maybe just use Windows without a key for a little while? It should last long enough for you to be able to save up another $100 for a license. Actually, I'm not even sure there's really a set limit on the "evaluation period."
Probably. I feel like there aren't enough consumer (prebuilt) PCs with a 3.1 port, so flash drive manufacturers probably haven't been putting the 3.1 interface into full production yet. The longer things sit on the shelf, the less they're worth. If manufacturers went into full production right now, they would most likely lose money.
Nice man! I wrote a bit in high school and loved it. I also lacked the attention span to write more than. Just a short story. I think the longest story I wrote was about 30 pages. I haven't written anything in probably four years, though. =(
I don't think I could do it professionally, but I'm excited to keep learning. =)