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Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 08-05-2022, 03:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Another project idea for a battery bought from Battery Hookup with a good BMS boa

yea, nice work. now if only we had EVs that could be solar charged, all our fossil fuel problems would disappear! many of the problems in this world are caused by fossil fuel producing countries and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 08-05-2022, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5,445
Views: 1,194,908
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

the battery life is still quite decent. my 13 year old hardware, a dell latitude e6500 from 2009 has a 9 hour battery life with the 9 cell 81 Wh battery with the processor forced into the lowest...
Forum: Troubleshooting & Designing Networks 08-05-2022, 01:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Netgear = By far the most horrible support ever!

just a heads up that tp-link is actually a chinese brand. rare instance of a prc company making good stuff and being honest, i guess. i also own two tp-link networking products. their high gain...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 07-30-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 40,680
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Other Misc Weird Build Thread

not a bad rig to play half-life 1 on. hl1 should be cutting edge for this system!
Forum: General Electronics Technical Discussion 07-12-2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 23,718
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Here is a good used source for 18650 batteries

me three! i like this too. this is so that the cells dont get constantly charged while already in a high state of charge. i have heard momaka say that lithium cells dont like being charged more than...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-07-2022, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

if the cpu becomes more unstable from more voltage, it usually indicates the thermal wall of overclocking has been reached i.e. the cpu is too hot to handle the increased voltage. 1.6v is quite high...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-06-2022, 02:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

yes, good that u figured out the problem and got it working. looking at the asus cpu support website for this board: Asus P4C800 Deluxe - Support...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 07-05-2022, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: P4C800 Deluxe broken cap

lol where the hell have u been?! this forum has been around for decades since 2003! so im not sure where u've been... vogons? lol! :jester: :jester: :jester:

welcome to bcn anyway! :rejoice: ciao!...
Forum: Troubleshooting Printers, Copiers, Scanners and other Imaging & Printing Devices 06-24-2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Why would an HP deskjet not print?

same issue. hp deskjet inkjunk printer keeps printing out blank pages after not being used for a while, usually at least a month. this issue happens on many hp deskjet models. sometimes, changing the...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-14-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,422
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Ultimate Pentium 4 Retro Gamer!

damn! that would be a waste of hundreds of dollars there! all those parts would be worth several hundreds of dollars on junkbay currently!

yea neat idea but i disagree with gigabyte's...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-13-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 40,680
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Topcat's Other Misc Weird Build Thread

just to add a name to that cooler so people can find it and get it if they like it and wanna use it also, that is the zalman cnps7700-cu cpu cooler. there is also an al-cu hybrid aluminum copper...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-13-2022, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Soyo SY-7VBA133U recap

dont replace the junk sacon caps with more junk caps like capxon and jackon if u want the system to last a long time! the board u have is a chipset that has p3 tualatin support with agp, pci and isa...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 04-06-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: 1000gb Seagate hdd help

some dvr appliances use the udf filesystem meant for optical media like cd/dvds/blurays on their internal hard drives which they record to. if u still dont see any files, its probably a filesystem...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-06-2022, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 689
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: First time recapping a motherboard, need advice!

yea replacing the whole set of caps that are grouped together is a good idea because if one goes, the rest will follow soon after.

those little caps with a Y vent and three notches are teapos....
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 04-06-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: AsRock P4i65G polycap/polymod advice?

it depends on the age and quality of the caps and whether they are japanese or not. i know asrock likes to use junk caps on their boards and the board u have is from the bad cap plague era.

and...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 02-26-2022, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Cats are an expensive investment

lol a computer that actually got peed on by a cat! :jester: haha! that could have fooled me too if a client brought in a computer that smelled like cat piss and says it doesnt work. my instinct would...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-10-2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 63,529
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Repurposing a 2004 Athlon 64 system in 2021

256mb agp aperture size with only 1gb of ram? not a very wise move as u could end up with only 768mb ram usable if u play high-res texture games. from my own testing, if u use a 128mb vram card,...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-07-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,598
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: The 2022 Operating System Thread

with regards to decrapifying win10, i heard there's software around that lets u do that. some members like topcat posted links to some of them on how they decrapified win10 with the help of some...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 01-03-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 29,923
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

yea those wd scorpio blacks are the only good laptop hard drive i've seen. dropped and flipped my laptop over while still in operation and the drive just continues chugging along, no issue, no bad...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-20-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5,445
Views: 1,194,908
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

been thinking hard about this and i believe bill did that as a tradeoff because win98 was a hybrid 16/32 bit os, so some libeties had to be taken and some compromises had to be made. on the other...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 10:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 29,923
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

it all depends on what type of data u put on them and your risk appetite. if its critical data then even 1 bad sector is unacceptable because that has already caused loss of your valuable data. if...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: what to do with faulty hard drives?

just one more question tho, if the hard drive is focked, how do i know its not the pcb that is causing the hard drive to be focked? if i sell the focked hd pcb then what if the buyer complains i sold...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-19-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 29,923
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Hard drive reliability

i just use them till they drop. thats the point of the hardware. all hard drives will fail eventually... :violin: just a question of not if but when.
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-17-2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,219
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: Completely dead BaoDiKai 120MM fan

yea momaka also mentioned something about symptoms like those. if it wont spin up on its own but only with a finger or push, it means one or more of the fan phases or coils is busted. for me, i...
Forum: General Computer & Tech Discussion 12-16-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5,445
Views: 1,194,908
Posted By ChaosLegionnaire
Re: best cheap/free scores 1.1

yea the memory limit on win98se varies with motherboards and their bioses depending on how much pci address space they reserve. if a mobo has a large reserved pci address range, u will have less max...
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