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eleet

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  1. eleet

    RT: YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH

    Ken, You are now banned for life. Congrats!
  2. eleet

    RT: YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH

    Jeff, please stop editing and deleting your posts. There is zero point.
  3. eleet

    RT: YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH

    IPB 4.4.0!!!!! Wooooooo goodbye $25!
  4. eleet

    RT: YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH

    "Ayo happy valentine's day." - PHP 7.3
  5. I have no fucking idea where the member list went, nor when it disappeared. It was probably from an update like 3 years ago. Don't worry. An update is coming soon. Maybe they re-add it.
  6. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    Yeah, that'll be interesting. Supposedly he's done a pretty good job. Some people still think Intel could have chosen better if a candidate presented themselves, which I think has largely been their issue.
  7. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    Jeff, I think it's going to be an uphill battle for the next few years. Security researchers are really honing in on CPU bugs these days, and taking a deeper look into finding firmware vulnerabilities. CPU hardware and BIOS/UEFI/Firmware bugs used to be something out of a science fiction novel. Most security researchers were more focused on finding easier to spot and easier to exploit and presumably more widespread bugs in things like Adobe Flash & the webbrowser of your choice, along with Microsoft Windows. Then, someone got the bright idea to start poking around things like Intel Management Engine and some other fun Intel-specific motherboard backdoors features. They've finally made their way to the CPU. I think it'll be important to decide whether or not you're concerned with the performance hit by whichever method of fixing they implement in whichever chip you buy. I think we're looking at probably 2 more years until this stuff really dies down. I foolishly thought we'd have kind of a "smoking gun" solution with the next batch of CPUs for Spectre/Meltdown but now with things like Foreshadow & other variants, that doesn't really seem to be the reality of it. All that aside, I'm very excited for the prospect of building a super rig with a 2080 Ti & i9-9900K. However, AMD should have Zen 2 out sooner than later. Maybe that'll blow the 9900K away. And supposedly their upcoming GPU line-up will be awesome as well.
  8. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    Jeff, I have a not-so-secret Instagram that you can probably manage to find. Regrettably, Corporate America also dictates that I have a somewhat-current LinkedIn. These two things included, social media fucking sucks. I don't miss it and occasionally question my even-limited involvement in it. I deleted my Facebook permanently in August of 2012 and never looked back. As far as processors are concerned, it's a very interesting time to be alive. I would have bought an i7-8700K before Spectre/Meltdown, but I'm glad I didn't and it's also nice to see AMD forcing 8 core chips into the mainstream. I hope Zen 2 is incredible. However, I wouldn't overlook the possibility of Intel pulling a rabbit out of a hat. Single threaded performance is a battle AMD hasn't won in years, unfortunately. Hopefully AMD's continued quick pace into die shrink-downs can help them secure a long-awaited victory in that area too. I look forward to someday throwing out my Razer Blade laptop from a couple of years ago and getting a real (desktop) computer again.
  9. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    Hello, Jeff!
  10. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    datum test. Bought Nutty a rice cooker for Secret Santa.
  11. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    IT'S CLOBBERIN TIME!
  12. eleet

    RT: FOURTEEN

    AND WE'RE LIVE! Ken/anyone else reading, I'll give you admin back but you have to pay me $60 for the hosting from the PayPal from about 1 million years ago. Beyond that, this site is currently costing $5/mo to host and *roughly* $10 per year for the domain. Also, the cocksuckers at Invision want $25 per 6 months to continue to offer us support and new versions aka bugfixes. This will be the first time that we had to give IPS money since... 2005? They conned me into accepting a new license structure a few years ago and part of the incentive to switch was to give me a couple of years worth of free support and updates. We had lifetime free updates but no support, so I don't know how exactly they tricked me into giving up the lifetime free updates in exchange for free updates and free support for 2 years then $50/year every year after for infinity. Somehow, we lost though. Even still, it's a discounted rate over their current renewal price. I would honestly switch to a free BB but I can't find any converters for IPB4 nor any decent BB software other than vBulletin. So, in the end, AE costs $60/hosting + $10/domain + $50/ipb. $120 per year. The domain renewal fluctuates by a dollar and change every year or so. I just renewed the domain a few weeks ago until Sept 17th 2018. Hosting is paid for until Jan 1st 2018. First IPB renewal ever is October 1st (in 2 weeks). Can you cash app or venmo me $60? I'll put it towards either the hosting or the IPB renewal or a combination of the two. I'm going to let IPB expire on October 1st and wait until the next bugfix update comes out. It could be a few months until the next patch comes out and there's actually a need for the update/support renewal.
  13. eleet

    RT: Thirteen

    Nonsense. You absolutely do not need to spend $1000 on some silly class to learn that shit. You can find plenty of information online for free on how AWS works. For a few bucks, you can spool up some instances and play around. I'm sure there are free tutorials online.
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