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Previously on "How will 'chipageddon' affect you?"

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  • ladymuck
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    Originally posted by Halo Jones View Post

    Whoohoo!

    BGG got wind that Overclockers were getting a shipment in, so got 2 on order late Friday evening, and today they have arrived !
    and because I am not a scalper I have cancelled my order with Scan

    let the great build commence 🥳

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  • Halo Jones
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    Originally posted by Halo Jones View Post
    Still no motherboard
    scan are now saying May!

    I don’t suppose anyone has 2x ASUS Dark Heroes lying around?
    Whoohoo!

    BGG got wind that Overclockers were getting a shipment in, so got 2 on order late Friday evening, and today they have arrived !
    and because I am not a scalper I have cancelled my order with Scan

    let the great build commence 🥳

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  • ladymuck
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    Originally posted by Halo Jones View Post


    Not sure if i could fit my graphics card in that TBH

    Oh and there is a difference between need & want
    Absolutely there is! You could have a boring case or a Halo Jones custom special. I know which I'd rather have.

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  • Halo Jones
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    Originally posted by _V_ View Post

    You do realise there is no need for a giant PC like that now? Was a thing 10 years ago, but now a PC need be no bigger than this

    Not sure if i could fit my graphics card in that TBH

    Oh and there is a difference between need & want

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  • _V_
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    Originally posted by Halo Jones View Post

    I did say it’s a bit OTT

    Currently working on the LCD screen to go in the case to display temperature stats and the like
    You do realise there is no need for a giant PC like that now? Was a thing 10 years ago, but now a PC need be no bigger than this

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  • Halo Jones
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    Still no motherboard
    scan are now saying May!

    I don’t suppose anyone has 2x ASUS Dark Heroes lying around?

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  • Halo Jones
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    Bah, motherboard now has an eta of 02.03.21

    Staring at the empty case has made me notice that the top and front dust mesh is black... time to order some stainless steel 120 mesh & magnetic tape

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  • darmstadt
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    Originally posted by AtW View Post
    Yeah, and if when it's an imminent nuclear Armageddon, then how would you play your Tetris, with just 32 Gbits of RAM?

    Tetris Ultimate System Requirements - Can I Run It? - PCGameBenchmark

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by darmstadt View Post
    If you're working in the cloud you need very little memory but a very good network, in fact a thin client is sufficient
    Yeah, and if when it's an imminent nuclear Armageddon, then how would you play your Tetris, with just 32 Gbits of RAM?

    Last edited by AtW; 6 February 2021, 22:29.

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  • darmstadt
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    The '640K' quote won't go away -- but did Gates really say it? | Computerworld

    If you're working in the cloud you need very little memory but a very good network, in fact a thin client is sufficient
    Originally posted by AtW View Post


    That's amazing!

    How do you do it with just 32 Gigabits of RAM?

    Sent from my 5g carrier pigeon

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by TwoWolves View Post
    I have the same for cloud work but with 32Gb, unusual to need so much with wsl2 or Linux. I'm quite comfortably running Kubernetes with 30 pods & development tools.


    That's amazing!

    How do you do it with just 32 Gigabits of RAM?

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  • NotAllThere
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    Originally posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Holy carp! A PC? That looks more like a cathedral organ!
    That's not a PC case. It's the Palace of Versailles!

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  • TwoWolves
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    Originally posted by BrilloPad View Post
    How will '''chipageddon''' affect you? - BBC News

    Just got 64GB for my brand new Dell XPS15. Slightly weird as we are cloud based. But developing the code that sits in the cloud takes quite a few resources.

    Suck it up losers.....
    I have the same for cloud work but with 32Gb, unusual to need so much with wsl2 or Linux. I'm quite comfortably running Kubernetes with 30 pods & development tools.

    Finding the i9 gets too hot quite a lot despite the large fans.

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  • AtW
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    Originally posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Holy carp! A PC? That looks more like a cathedral organ!
    It's part of the Aspiring Goddess's Halo Jones's Temple

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  • Halo Jones
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    Originally posted by OwlHoot View Post
    Holy carp! A PC? That looks more like a cathedral organ!
    I did say it’s a bit OTT

    Currently working on the LCD screen to go in the case to display temperature stats and the like

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