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by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Graphics
Topic: Goodbye Vega 56 at MSRP
Replies: 213
Views: 9356

Re: Goodbye Vega 56 at MSRP

Radeon RX Vega is within 15% of MSRP at Newegg today. Radeon RX Vega 56 is as low as $450 and Radeon RX Vega 64 is $570.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductL ... ageSize=96
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Time to update everything WiFi
Replies: 43
Views: 2516

Re: Time to update everything WiFi

There hasn't been much from D-Link yet:
http://supportannouncement.us.dlink.com ... e=SAP10075
They're apparently waiting for Broadcom to send them some updated firmware.
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

http://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/2017-classifications Drivers' standings after seventeen of twenty races: 331 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - nine wins 265 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari - four wins, 2 DNF 244 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - two wins. 1 DNF 192 Daniel Ricci...
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: TR Bounties 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 9312

Re: TR Bounties 2017

Yahoo! is keeping track of those ignominious records, too. :(
At 76½ points per week, you are on pace to set the record.
https://football.fantasysports.yahoo.co ... teampoints
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 23, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1584

Re: College Football 2017

Week 9 rankings: 1 Alabama(61) 8-0 2 Penn State 7-0 3 Georgia 7-0 4 Texas Christian 7-0 5 Wisconsin 7-0 6 Ohio State 6-1 7 Clemson 6-1 8 Miami 6-0 9 Notre Dame 6-1 10 Oklahoma 6-1 11 Oklahoma State 6-1 12 Washington 6-1 13 Virginia Tech 6-1 14 North Carolina State 6-1 15 Washington State 7-1 16 Mic...
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

The FIA's web server apparently remains unrepaired in the past sixteen hours, but here's the finishing order from Austin: https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/race-classification-35 1 Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes - 98.8s, 336 kph 2 Sebastian Vettel - Ferrari - 97.8s...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 22, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: TR Bounties 2017
Replies: 45
Views: 9312

Re: TR Bounties 2017

I hope that I don't regret starting Delanie Walker instead of Jordan Reed this week.
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

United States Grand Prix qualifying and practice lap times (Q3/Q2/Q1/P3/P2/P1): https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/eventtiming-information-35 93.1 / 93.4 / 94.8 / 94.5 / 94.7 / 96.3 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 331 kph (205½ mph) 93.3 / 94.1 / 95.4 / 94.6 / 95.2 ...
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3519
Views: 518779

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Mudcrutch - Depot Street (1975)
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Time to update everything WiFi
Replies: 43
Views: 2516

Re: Time to update everything WiFi

My Zenbook UX32VD's Centrino-N 6235... Consider an Intel 3165 (dual-band AC+BT). The Centrino-N 6235 is a 2x2 dual band ABGN+BT half mini PCIe M.2 card. The 7260 and 3160 look similar. Which would be the easiest drop-in replacement? https://ark.intel.com/products/family/59484/Intel-Wireless-Products
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

I was dismayed to read that NBCSN has lost Formula 1 to the Mickey Mouse empire effective at the end of this season.
http://awfulannouncing.com/espn/f1-will ... -2018.html
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:12 am
Forum: Windows
Topic: Windows 10 Fall Update Build 1709
Replies: 39
Views: 2004

Re: Windows 10 Fall Update Build 1709

End User wrote:
The IT department is lagging behind on the updates.
In corporate IT, this is a 100% given. IT people seem to get lazier and more prone to procrastination as time goes on.
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: DYMT: Imi's Legacy
Replies: 1933
Views: 60582

Re: DYMT: Imi's Legacy

At least "subject matter expert" as a description of a person within the organization makes a certain amount of sense (though the weird attempt to pronounce the initialism as a word doesn't). SME is a popular TLA inside Dow's organization. Here's what I thought of when I heard it pronounc...
by JustAnEngineer
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Time to update everything WiFi
Replies: 43
Views: 2516

Re: Time to update everything WiFi

My ultrabook's Centrino-N 6235 updated successfully using the latest version from Intel's web site. Asus' Live Update utility has been useless for some time.
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Time to update everything WiFi
Replies: 43
Views: 2516

Re: Time to update everything WiFi

TP-Link had a patch to update my HS100 smart plugs' firmware from 1.1.1. to 1.2.2. through the Kasa app. The update was quick and painless.
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1584

Re: College Football 2017

Week 8 rankings: 1 Alabama(61) 7-0 2 Penn State 6-0 3 Georgia 7-0 4 Texas Christian 6-0 5 Wisconsin 6-0 6 Ohio State 6-1 7 Clemson 6-1 8 Miami 5-0 9 Oklahoma 5-1 10 Oklahoma State 5-1 11 Southern California 6-1 12 Washington 6-1 13 Notre Dame 5-1 14 Virginia Tech 5-1 15 Washington State 6-1 16 Nort...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Graphics
Topic: Ideal Nvidia card to drive a 1440p 60Hz display?
Replies: 31
Views: 1563

Re: Ideal Nvidia card to drive a 1440p 60Hz display?

End User wrote:
The big problem with Radeon RX Vega is the availability of the custom cooler variants.
The liquid-cooled version is too expensive.
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

No Gasly for the U.S. Grand Prix. Which driver will Toro Rosso choose?
https://www.jamesallenonf1.com/2017/10/ ... nt-3778921
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3519
Views: 518779

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

The Traveling Wilburys - She's My Baby
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: The Back Porch
Topic: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?
Replies: 3519
Views: 518779

Re: What are you listening to RIGHT NOW?

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - I Won't Back Down
by JustAnEngineer
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Hot Deals
Topic: 31½" 2560x1440 @144Hz FreeSync2 for $550
Replies: 29
Views: 1121

31½" 2560x1440 @144Hz FreeSync2 for $550

Newegg has the Samsung C32HG70 on sale for $550 with promo code EMCBRBR66. That's less than I paid for this monitor in August.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product. ... 6824025164
by JustAnEngineer
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:37 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: College Football 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1584

Re: College Football 2017

Week 7 rankings: 1 Alabama(43) 6-0 2 Clemson(18) 6-0 3 Penn State 6-0 4 Georgia 6-0 5 Washington 6-0 6 Texas Christian 5-0 7 Wisconsin 5-0 8 Washington State 6-0 9 Ohio State 5-1 10 Auburn 5-1 11 Miami 4-0 12 Oklahoma 4-1 13 Southern California 5-1 14 Oklahoma State 4-1 15 Virginia Tech 5-1 16 Notr...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: The yahoo app can go scratch
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: The yahoo app can go scratch

It's not just the app. Yahoo! fantasy football does allow you to edit and save lineups for future weeks. HOWEVER, any time that you add a player, your lineups for all future weeks are set back to match your current week's lineup. :(
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

http://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/2017-classifications Drivers' standings after sixteen of twenty races: 306 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - eight wins 247 Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari - four wins, 2 DNF 234 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes - two wins. 1 DNF 192 Daniel Riccia...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: NFL 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 1421

Re: NFL 2017

It wasn't just Beckham's broken ankle. The Giants also lost wide receivers Brandon Marshall, Sterling Shepard and Dwayne Harris to injury in the same game. The only healthy wide receiver left on the Giants' roster is Roger Lewis. I'm astounded that the Jets, who tossed away all of their veteran tale...
by JustAnEngineer
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

Results from Suzuka: https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/race-classification-26 1 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 93.8s, 306 kph 2 Max Verstappen, Red Bull / Renault - 93.7s, 305 kph 3 Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull / Renault - 93.7s, 308 kph 4 Valtteri Bottas, Mercedes ...
by JustAnEngineer
Sat Oct 07, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: TR Sports
Topic: Formula One 2017
Replies: 202
Views: 17985

Re: Formula One 2017

Japanese Grand Prix qualifying and practice lap times (Q3/Q2/Q1/P3/P2/P1): https://www.fia.com/events/fia-formula-one-world-championship/season-2017/eventtiming-information-26 87.3 / 87.8 / 89.0 / 89.1 / 108.7 / 89.4 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes - 308 kph 87.8 / 88.2 / 89.4 / 89.4 / ------- / 89.2 Sebas...
by JustAnEngineer
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: System Builders Anonymous
Topic: Help with System Guide: Sept 2017 Work and Play
Replies: 48
Views: 1603

Re: Help with System Guide: Sept 2017 Work and Play

If you had three PCIe M.2 SSDs, you would want to use all three ports on the motherboard. Otherwise, there may be some fine points of resource sharing that make one of the ports a better choice than the others when you have just one drive.