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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-09-2016, 01:46 AM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

I would think the US dollar's value would fall faster than the Australian dollar's value, which would make the Australian dollar rise relative to it.
Since this is the US election we're talking...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-09-2016, 01:27 AM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

With Trump leading so far, I think it would have been a good time to buy put options a few weeks ago.
Now, I think Implied Volatility is too high, which makes IV crush very likely.
Forum: Computer Audio and Multimedia 11-08-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 47,129
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: What is your favourite audio format?

Opus is way better than MP3.
AAC comes second, but has more compatibility.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-23-2015, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

My area was going to get real fibre.
Then Malcolm Turnbull removed a whole lot of areas from the FTTP rollout while pretending he was just improving accuracy of the maps.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-23-2015, 08:30 PM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

2004 means 11 years. Unless you mean you were a lurker before.
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 02-07-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,802
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: GTX 970 Low fps on almost everything

Reboot to safe mode and uninstall the drivers using this:
Display Driver Uninstaller Download version 13.6.4.1 (http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.html)
Then...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-03-2015, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14,241
Views: 1,108,239
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: The What You've just Bought thread!

But why would you want Windows on a Raspberry Pi?
It's not going to run normal Windows programs (they'd have to be ported to ARM too).


I also ordered a Raspberry Pi 2.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-03-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,283
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Making a TRNG from my PSU?

This thread just reminded me of this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7n8LNxGbZbs
Forum: New Technology and Products 02-03-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: HP's "The Machine"

Sure, we have NAND flash. And yes it's much faster than using mechanical drives. But memristors should take it to a whole other level. At least in theory.

They're supposed to be:
As fast as...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-01-2015, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Forum: New Technology and Products 01-29-2015, 10:45 PM
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Views: 2,143
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: HP's "The Machine"

The key technology with it is memristors (also known an ReRAM), which if they end up ever getting to market, could end-up replacing both hard drives and RAM, into a single unified storage system....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-29-2015, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Forum: Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 01-28-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,802
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: GTX 970 Low fps on almost everything

How much video RAM gets used when you're running your games?
You may be affected by this issue:
AnandTech | GeForce GTX 970: Correcting The Specs & Exploring Memory Allocation...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-20-2014, 08:12 AM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

The plot is very generic. You're not missing much.

Girl meets guy, falls in love
Crisis happens, meets another guy along the way
First guy turns out to be a douche and adds to crisis, second guy...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-15-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14,241
Views: 1,108,239
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: The What You've just Bought thread!

I like electric cars. But the thing that's holding them back is battery technology. Specifically:
1. energy capacity vs weight or volume
2. charging time

Let's see how well graphene...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-21-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

Bogans.
Basically Australia's version of rednecks/trailer trash/chavs.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-19-2014, 09:24 PM
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Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Potentially the longest thread in history...

*NSFW*
Typical bogans:
vmL72sgVdAQ
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 11-07-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

Looks pretty bad.

From MSY, there is the HP Pavillion G6-2235TX
Quad core i7, and an HD7670M for $699
Probably the best CPU + GPU combination you'll get at that price
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 10-29-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

Yes, it's CPU rendering only.

I think first you'd need to work out what would be of importance to you as far as CPU, GPU, RAM etc go
What other games would you run on it?
Forum: General Security Topics 10-29-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Favorite spyware, adware, etc programs

I pretty much just use my router as my firewall, common sense as my anti-malware, and maybe run things like ccleaner if I think it's needed (though you can always manually delete a lot of the...
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 10-29-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

For gaming you'd normally want a decent GPU - except for Minecraft, because it doesn't actually use the GPU. And I think it also only uses one core (two with the Optifine mod).

For other games,...
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 10-28-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=640+eur+in+aud
it's over $900

And what model is the CPU and GPU?
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 10-25-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

Apparently they're not. That was bad timing.

It was the Ivy Bridge version of this, for ~$1100:
Logical Blue One - Horize P151SM1B Clevo Notebook...
Forum: Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 10-24-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,825
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Asus RT-N66U Router

If the firmware isn't working:


But IMO, you should have no problems with TomatoUSB.
Forum: Laptops and Notebooks 10-24-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,602
Posted By Apokalipse
Re: Best Laptop within My Budget?

Under $1000:
Logical Blue One - Horize W650EH Ultranote (http://www.logicalblueone.com.au/store/546-horize-w650eh-ultranote.html)
With the option for a quad core

Or if you're willing to go over,...
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