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  • Re: The secret Icrontic Ninja achievement: Missions.

    Yeah, no, this ninja mission sucks. But helping is good, so I checked for you.

    BobbyDigi
  • Re: Logan

    It was good. I felt like the movie ended without some sort of payoff, though. It's hard for me to explain.

    RyanMMMt_Goat
  • Re: What is Icrontic playing? March 2017

    I've been playing JimC.

    primesuspect
  • Re: Helium running out?

    Much like the helium shortage, the "mark all helium" button is also a malfunctioning lie.

    GHoosdum
  • Re: My First Opteron :D

    AHAAH!

    I ARRIVE QUICKLY HOME!

    1. Opteron is sweet. I feel like I'm learning computers all over again when I step into the BIOS and see submenus that don't (And have never) existed on any other board. There are almost as many unknown submenus as there are normal known options in an Athlon/P4 BIOS. Tristate? WTF? There are SO many options to plow through in the BIOS, so many new ways to plug things in, test and install, etc.

    2. The Asus SK8N has a 24 bit color (800x600 ??) boot screen! Can't wait to hack it!

    3. The Asus SK8N also has probably 16bit color scrolling gradients at the top of the screen, sort of like Windows 2000 gradient under the logo at boot. Cheesy, but cool.

    4. Hitting delete makes the BIOS come up AFTER the RAID array scan. Hitting delete doesn't make the BIOS come up before it scans drives/ram/proc.

    5. The opteron is HEAVY. They went back to a ceramic packaging for it, and it weighs a ton. The packaging is impressive though.

    6. I hate drive rails.

    7. I pwned them eventually.

    8. The arithmetic scores on our first run of Sandra seemed really low (Lower than a 2.8 P4B). We're trying to figure out why...We assume it's the BIOS, but we're not sure. Time will tell when my friend and I go back monday.


    The build would've taken less time, but Prime spent 20 minutes trying to half-ass the front panel USB/Firewire before spending another 15 minutes with the manual. ;D

    Testing Opteron Folding:
    Prime: "Let's see how fast it folds." *Launches the 3.25 client and begins entering 'Primesuspect' into the user name field*
    Thrax: "Set it under its own name so we can see how many points it does in 3 days."
    Prime: "..." *laughing* "Nah. We'll see how many points it does for me in 3 days"
    primesuspect