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by JustAnEngineer
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: System Guide for GPU and Monitor
Replies: 6
Views: 121

Re: System Guide for GPU and Monitor

ordskiweicz wrote:
What will blow my mind?
Looking at current prices of RTX graphics cards and GSync monitors. :o
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

https://www.racefans.net/2018/10/17/peak-f1-is-the-pinnacle-of-motorsport-facing-irreversible-decline/ Talk of the upcoming Brazilian Grand Prix brought more bad news: the teams will not be paid (albeit indirectly, given F1’s income is distributed from a “pot” after deductions made for Liberty’s exp...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

Best Matchups of week 7: Carolina Panthers at Philadelphia Eagles - 1 PM Sunday (best) Tennessee Titans & Los Angeles Chargers (in London) - 9:30 AM Sunday Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins - 4:25 PM Sunday New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens - 4:05 PM Sunday Worst matchups: Buffalo Bill...
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

NFL parity has certainly made for a lot more entertaining close games this season, compared to most.
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1736

Re: College Football 2018

1 - Alabama (7-0) - 60 votes 2 - Ohio State (7-0) - 1 vote 3 - Clemson (6-0) 4 - Notre Dame (7-0) 5 - Louisiana State (6-1) 6 - Michigan (6-1) 7 - Texas (6-1) 8 - Georgia (6-1) 9- Oklahoma (5-1) 10 - Central Florida (6-0) 11 - Florida (6-1) 12 - Oregon (5-1) 13 - West Virginia (5-1) 14 - Kentucky (...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: TR Fantasy Football 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2598

Re: TR Fantasy Football 2018

Paul, Drew Brees and Wil Lutz are both on bye this week. You should start Patrick Mahomes instead. Tyler Eifert went on Injured Reserve last week. You should drop him and Rex Burkhead and add two other players that could actually score points for your team in the remainder of the season. Yahoo! will...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: New 2nd monitor: exciting launches ahead?
Replies: 12
Views: 408

Re: New 2nd monitor: exciting launches ahead?

My main monitor is an ASUS MG279Q (1440p144, Freesync) and GPU is an RX480. 1. Buy a cheap monitor. 2. Buy a better and bigger primary monitor. 2.1 Eventually migrate to GSync. 2.2 Wait for NVidia to eventually quit blocking use of VESA standard adaptive sync on their desktop GPUs. Unless you want ...
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: 2018 Hurricane Season
Replies: 39
Views: 1535

Re: 2018 Hurricane Season

It's Morphine's turn: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at3+shtml/143642.shtml?mltoa34#contents 1. Leslie is expected to bring near hurricane-force winds to portions of Portugal late today as a powerful post-tropical cyclone. 2. Leslie is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 25 to 75 mm (...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

If Giants management was stupid enough to get themselves into this situation, why should anyone else give up their livelihood to try to help bail them out? Saquon Barkley is a terrific running back, but a team in the Giants’ situation should never have drafted a running back instead of a quarterback...
by JustAnEngineer
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: Space Thread
Replies: 73
Views: 7095

Re: Space Thread

We really REALLY need to get a man rated system working. Waiting on paperwork sign-offs. I'm hoping this incident accelerates that and removes some red-tape. I hope it doesn't. Cutting corners at NASA led to Apollo 13 and Challenger and Columbia-type disasters. Having an alternative from either of ...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

Picking the Vikings at home against the lowly Cardinals isn't very adventuresome. Based on what those two teams have shown so far, ELO says that's the most lopsided game of the week (74%). The Packers are also favored (66%) at home over the 49ers. A Bears win on the road against the Dolphins would b...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/nfl-parity-is-creating-excitement-and-um-ties/ Best games of week 6: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots, 8:20 PM Sunday (best) Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 PM Sunday Baltimore Ravens at Tennessee Titans, 4:25 PM Sunday Worst games of week ...
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: derFunk's freebie Friday: Google Home Mini
Replies: 34
Views: 813

Re: derFunk's freebie Friday: Google Home Mini

ludi wrote:
So a guy walks into a bar. He is immediately disqualified from the limbo contest.
Three men walk into a bar. You'd think that the second and third ones would have ducked.


I don't need Google home, but in the interest of making you laugh, I'll link to:

by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/20 ... edictions/
FiveThirtyEight, 10/7/2018 wrote:
Estimated chance to make the playoffs & win SuperBowl:
97%, 19% Kansas City Chiefs 5-0
93%, 13% Los Angeles Rams 5-0
Of course, the Chiefs started out 5-0 last year. That didn't work out so well for them.
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1736

Re: College Football 2018

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2018-college-football-predictions/ AP ranking and % chance to make the college football playoffs: 1 - 61% Alabama (6-0) 2 - 41% Georgia (6-0) 3 - 56% Ohio State (6-0) 4 - 60% Clemson (6-0) 5 - 45% Notre Dame (6-0) 6 - 14% West Virginia (5-0) 7 - 21% Washington (5...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: TR Fantasy Football 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 2598

Re: TR Fantasy Football 2018

Paul,
Please pick up a running back (e.g.: Jarvorius Allen) who does not have a bye this week. You should drop Rex Burkhead, since he was placed on Injured Reserve two weeks ago.
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 1736

Re: College Football 2018

Was Tim Tebow's ring of honor acceptance speech between the first and second quarters an inspiration to the Gator players? http://www.espn.com/college-football/game?gameId=401012301 Tim Tebow is just the sixth member of the ring of honor at Ben Hill Griffin stadium, joining Steve Spurrier, Jack Youn...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

Standings after seventeen of twenty-one races: https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2018/2018-classifications 538 Mercedes 460 Ferrari 319 Red Bull / Renault 59 Sahara Force India / Mercedes 43 Racing Point Force India / Mercedes 92 Renault 84 Haas / Ferrari 58 McLare...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 05, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

Number of power unit elements used per car by each engine manufacturer through 16 of 21 races: (Internal Combustion Engine, TurboCharger, Motor Generator Unit - Kinetic, Motor Generator Unit - Heat, Energy Store, Control Electronics) Ferrari - 3.2, 3.0, 3.0, 2.0, 2.0, 2.0 Mercedes - 3.2, 3.2, 3.2, 2...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Processors
Topic: Debating Core i5 8400 vs Ryzen 2600
Replies: 46
Views: 1257

Re: Debating Core i5 8400 vs Ryzen 2600

8700Ks are acutally getting close to... wait...they're getting cheaper because of the shortages? :lol: https://ark.intel.com/products/126684/Intel-Core-i7-8700K-Processor-12M-Cache-up-to-4-70-GHz- Recommended Customer Price $359.00 - $370.00 https://pcpartpicker.com/product/sxDzK8/intel-core-i7-870...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-falcons-offense-is-back-too-bad-their-defense-isnt/ The best matchups of week 5 Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs (1 PM Sunday) (best) Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles (4:25 PM Sunday) Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks (4:25 PM Sunday) Atl...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

Standings after sixteen of twenty-one races: https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2018/2018-classifications 495 Mercedes 442 Ferrari 292 Red Bull / Renault 59 Sahara Force India / Mercedes 35 Racing Point Force India / Mercedes 91 Renault 80 Haas / Ferrari 58 McLaren ...
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

Formula 1 driver lineup for 2019: Mercedes: Lewis Hamilton & Valtteri Bottas Ferrari: Sebastian Vettel & Charles LeClerc Red Bull / Honda: Max Verstappen & Pierre Gasly Force India / Mercedes: ? Sergio Perez & ? Lance Stroll Renault: Daniel Ricciardo & Nico Hulkenberg Haas / Fer...
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2018-nfl-predictions/ Estimated chance to make the playoffs & win SuperBowl: 94%, 16% Kansas City Chiefs 4-0 69%, 9% Philadelphia Eagles 2-2 66%, 7% New England Patriots 2-2 83%, 11% Los Angeles Rams 4-0 62%, 7% New Orleans Saints 3-1 72%, 7% Baltimore Ravens...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Gaming
Topic: What are you playing right now?
Replies: 793
Views: 107922

Re: What are you playing right now?

Chuckaluphagus wrote:
parodon wrote:
I like Tower Defence
Did you ever play Defense Grid? It and its sequel were the most entertaining tower defense games I've ever played.
I will also endorse Defense Grid.
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: General Hardware
Topic: Problem With Keyboard
Replies: 17
Views: 504

Re: Problem With Keyboard

just brew it! wrote:
It is time for a new keyboard.

https://www.amazon.com/ROSEWILL-Mechani ... 01NAMDRFM/
$50 delivered price for Cherry MX Brown seems like a bargain to me.
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

superjawes wrote:
JustAnEngineer wrote:

The Fitzmagick ran out!
Ryan Fitzpatrick leads the NFL in passing yards (1230). He’s thrown 11 touchdowns to 4 interceptions, 70% completion rate, 125 QBR, and no run-ins with the police for theft or sexual assault.
by JustAnEngineer
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2018
Replies: 94
Views: 3290

Re: NFL 2018

superjawes wrote:
Congratulations, Cleveland!
Dilly dilly!
https://www.sbnation.com/2018/9/20/1788 ... -cleveland
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2018
Replies: 148
Views: 14965

Re: Formula One 2018

http://f1i.com/news/317675-toro-rosso-c ... rtley.html
Andrew Lewin wrote:
According to reports in Italy, Honda engines are currently providing only 930 hp, compared to 950 hp for Renault and over a thousand for both Mercedes and Ferrari.