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/pcbg/ - PC Building General-- absolutely haraam edition
Post your component list, rate other anons', ask questions.

State the purpose of your PC, your budget, AND YOUR COUNTRY if outside the USA.
If you are asking for improvements, clarify whether you want to lower price or improve specs.
List the games or software you use most often.
Use common sense and put some effort into your queries.
GOOGLE IT FIRST

>Assemble your parts list with price comparisons by vendor and compatibility filter.
https://pcpartpicker.com
>General build advice including chipset compatibility, power supply advice (which is pretty outdated/shit), Windows activation information.
http://pastebin.com/F9diF2hA (embed)
>Semi-outdated information about how to assemble a PC, how to select components, etc.
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Build_a_PC

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>>60034172
Cancelled it and got some 3200.
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>>60033674
>>60033681
first get a decent cooler (like cryorig h7) and oc the shit out of 2500k (at least 4.3ghz). atm you're just wasting its potential.

then you can think about the 480/580. there shouldn't be a bottleneck, but it all depends on a game. seeing you're still on 1366x768 you'd be more than fine with rx570, unless you want to upgrade your monitor (check out freesync).

you can oc your ram (google how to do it) though it won't give you much of a noticeable difference.

your psu should handle it easily
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How long until the new ryzen chips? 2700, 2800x, etc.
This time next year?
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>>60033755

THIS MAN >>60033871 IS MEMEING YOU
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>>60034331
google "raven ridge amd cpu"

If requesting purchasing advice, please provide your country and what carrier you will be using it with, along with wanted features, budget and size.

Good resources:
>reviews, specs, comparisons
http://www.gsmarena.com
http://www.phonearena.com
http://www.kimovil.com

>Frequency checker
http://willmyphonework.net
http://frequencycheck.com

>Chinkphone news
http://www.gizchina.com
http://www.gizmochina.com

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i want a phone with a screen that wont scratch
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>>60026769
I have big hands so the S8+ works great for me. I was quickly able to adapt to the position of the fingerprint scanner.
Pic related: its the case I have for the S8+
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>>60034180
>>60034213
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>>60023502
Finally, a phone to match my dick.
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>>60034121
Okay then. I'm leaning towards the xiaomi mi5. Is there another phone I should be looking at?

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Has Vivaldi finally become useable, or is still a laggy mess?
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Last time I used it (few months ago) youtube would desync the audio slowly and splitting tabs into new windows was laggy as hell.
Was great otherwise.

>>60033517
not a botnet, it's even open sourced
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>>60033517
Any evidence of a botnet in Vivaldi, besides the usual tinfoil hat shit about Chrome?
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it's a mess. complete mess. one of the worst browsers on the market. fact.
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>>60033536
>not a botnet, it's even open sourced
why you would lie about this?
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>>60033369
Botnet.

The only nu browser that has potential is Brave.

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Previous thread: >>60015023

Welcome to /fglt/ - Friendly GNU/Linux Thread.

Users of all levels are welcome to ask questions about GNU/Linux and share their experiences.

*** Please be civil, notice the "Friendly" in every Friendly GNU/Linux Thread ***

Before asking for help, please check our list of resources.

If you would like to try out GNU/Linux you can do one of the following:
0) Install a GNU/Linux distribution of your choice in a Virtual Machine.
1) Use a live image and to boot directly into the GNU/Linux distribution without installing anything.
2) Dual boot the GNU/Linux distribution of your choice along with Windows or macOS.
3) Go balls deep and replace everything with GNU/Linux.

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>>60034167
GNU/Linux*
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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-sitting-too-close-to-screen-making-you-blind/
Myopia can develop from too much 'near work', focusing intently on text, such as constantly trying to read small fonts.

Stop using that tiny bitmap font.
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>>60034167
The super easy way is to watch a couple videos from youtube or download this >>>/t/764046
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>>60034083
So what's the point of CentOS or Fedora ?
Looks like you have more packages and more help on a DEB distro.
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>>60033961
This is why I use stripped down distros like Devuan netinstall and then install all the programs that I know instead of preconfigured distros which tools have the risk of being too integrated to be mixed together.
The hard part is to know exactly the names of the programs that I want, install them by separate is not so hard.

Check Webmin to see what I mean.

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If Microsoft announced that Windows would be completely open source starting from tomorrow, how long would you take to wipe all your Linux installations?
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Id use linux until windows is modified to my liking.
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>>60034254
Doesn't stop the fact ntfs is garbage and has a file transportation limitation
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I wouldn't because it still wouldn't be free (libre)
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A U T I S T I C
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Undefined

>Microsoft is now seen as a more innovative company compared to Apple

How did this happen?
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Open-source.
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>>60034140
As someone not very in the loop, how is MS seen as more innovative now?
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>>60034166
This.

Not jumping to Apple's defense, but what exactly besides your own opinion are you basing this on?
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What grand innovations has Apple made in the last few years?

They have just been making their devices thinner. Popularising fingerprint readers in phones was the last sort of big thing they did that caught on and that was 4 years ago.

The emoji bar on their laptops is laughable.
In fact they've made a lot of backwards steps with their laptops considering all the port retardation and that horrible shallow keyboard.

Even fanboys on their forums are starting to whine.
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>>60034314
But they removed the headphone jack.. COURAGE!

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In /csg/, we discuss the cheap shit you see on Gearbest, Taobao, AliExpress, Banggood, eBay and similar sites.

>IRC channel
https://qchat.rizon.net/?channels=/csg/
#/csg/ on rizon

>Discord link
https://discord.gg/JttUHDZ

>Chink Shit Randomiser
http://chinkshit.xyz/random/

>Chink Shit Wiki
https://wiki.installgentoo.com/index.php/Chink_shit_general


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>>60034242
>That's +1 to Doogee Mix sales
I was actually joking, it's a meme company, but it doesn't look too bad. how much does it cost?
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>>60033952
60x better than Bests perhaps, but they aren't fit to lick the boots of the studio-quality Eiaosi X6.
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>>60034175
dogee has good products and shit products as well, so when you buy always do your homework and not only on 4chan
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>>60034296
kill yourself faggot
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>>60034322
good job giving him attention

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ITT you're supposed to ask questions that do not deserve their own thread.

Read the sticky before posting, you can often find the answer faster there: >>51971506
Same goes for taking a minute or two and googling your issue first.
DO NOT BUMP YOUR QUESTION! You wont get an answer faster, and some people look for posts without replies.


Redirect anyone creating their own thread with >>>/g/sqt
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I went back to return a tape that I rented the other day and the store wanted to charge me a fee because I forgot to rewind it first, is that really standard practice? Managed to get the guy to waive it after I argued for a half hour and eventually got the manager involved, but it seems like bullshit to me. Don't they have some machine they can use for that or something?
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>>60034245
That's standard, because it would be far too much of a bother for them to do it on all the tapes. As such they make it a policy with an associated fee. If they started making exceptions, eventually everyone would demand and/or abuse the exception.
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>Decide to go to Reddit since people always talk about it and I want to see how terrible it is first-hand
>There's some sort of Simpsons meme on the front page
>Click it, uBlock Origin blocks it
>Go back and check the domain name
>It's some malware Imgur clone on an obscure TLD
>The post has over 2,000 karma
Why do people use this shitty site again? The entire point is that you can vote on stuff, right, but the voting doesn't even work properly, so why the fuck do people use the garbage?
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>>60034303
It's a convenient echo chamber. Those people see exactly what they want to see and marketers do all the work.
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>>60028178
Is debian better than ubuntu in terms of battery life on a laptop? considering I would use xfce or maybe gnome?

>Horizontal motherboard tray

Why don't more (Mini-ITX/μATX) manufacturers do this?
I cannot think of any downsides to this, why do vertical SFF cases even exist?

>Less CPU socket stress from tower coolers
>Less PCI slot stress from heavy GPUs
>Easier to build and service

What do you think fellow /g/entooman?
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I've done two builds in cases like these, one in a Silverstone sg11b, which was a fucking nightmare.
Its a matx case but it was definitely still "large shoebox" size. Lots of vents, but it was too low.
There's two mounts for 80mm exhaust fans above where the gpu goes.
But if you have a gpu in there only one fan fits, even with a slim one the second 45° mount can't fit a fan.
The psu was right over the cooler and there's no vents above the psu so you can't flip it, meaning you have the cpu cooler fan and the psu fan sucking air from the same spot, starving both.
With a bequiet shadowrock lp I had 7mm of space between them.
It was also not worth the 80$ I paid in terms of build quality, the metal edges were sharp, internally not painted, no cable management possible whatsoever, and the cover for it all was fucking impossible to fit over the frame correctly.

A much better one was my sisters little Athlon 5350 + 750ti build in a cooler master elite 110.
That Is a good mitx case. Psu can be flipped, ample room above it, room above the gpu, plenty of space for the cooler.
Only downside was drive placement, but with a single 2.5" ssd that was also easy peasy. It even has room for a 120mm AIO with full width fans.
And its definitely small. The psu sticks out the back about 3/4 of an inch so there's room inside for even non modular power supplies.
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>>60029478
but thats just a wide matx tower
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>>60033668
The point is that the motherboard tray is horizontal mate.
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>>60029478
case is cringey as fuck
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>>60029478
>I cannot think of any downsides to this

Box has to be as wide as the board

>Less PCI slot stress from heavy GPUs
That's why you screy your GPU into the PCI slots in the back of the case.

Honestly, there actually are a lot of ITX cases that are horizontal, corsair, thermaltake, case labs, Antek, and Lian Li, are just a few manufacturers that have one that I can think of off the top of my head

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Can we finally ban all windows user agents from posting on /g/? It's a video gaming platform and they should be redirected to /v/.
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>>60033993
Thunar?
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>>60034023
Good lord, what's with the space between files? Do you hate seeing everything on one screen?
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>>60032558
I agree with this
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>>60032603
>Not using enterprise
>Not using LTSB
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>>60032558
What's it like being a huge faggot OP? Is your autism medication expensive?

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If python is so shit and slow then how come it is the principle language behind:

>Pintrest
>Reddit
>Dropbox
>Instagram
>Duolingo
>Google (originally)
>Disqus
>Spotify

? Just because it is popular doesn't mean it is shit, you fucking retards
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Python is easy and popular, the two things /g/ hates most in software. A big part of the hate comes from CS grads resentful that it's so much less obnoxious than whatever language that they were forced to learn.

In the industry, where people see languages as tools instead of lifestyle choices or badges of honour, Python is overwhelmingly loved.
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>>60033890
Python is the current generation's BASIC
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>>60033890
Lua is superior
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>>60034099
REEEEEEEEE I BET YOU CAN'T INVERT A BINARY TREE ON A WHITEBOARD
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>>60034173
Explain. Show your work.

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>have known python for 7 years now
>done all sorts of fun shit with it
>today is the first day I built something that needed classes
>it didn't even need classes they just allowed easy organization

is OOP literally a joke? Everything I accomplished with classes I could have done literally by just thinking a bit more carefully about how I wrote everything. Yea thats more effort, but more effort is required if you wanna make something good
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>>60033274
>Is wrong and only said by idiots failing to properly teach OOP.
The problem is that there are so many of them. And not only amongst teachers, but there are many people who truly believe in it and try to apply it in practice.
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>>60033216
>Also, Python was never meant to be used for OOP, it originally started happening as a shitty interpreter hack and eventually gained "real" support.
In February 1991, van Rossum published the code (labeled version 0.9.0) to alt.sources.[10] Already present at this stage in development were classes with inheritance
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>>60028978
>its taking longer to write
That is why OOP exists, it's generally much faster to work with.
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$a = new File("animu.png");
$a.delete();


vs

file_delete("animu.png");



All OOP does is double the workload and improve nothing. It's fucking pointless.
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Anything OOP can do can be done in a header file.

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What font do you use for 4chan
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Work Sans
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>>60031277
I don't understand why you'd use that as a background, doesn't it intefere by making you want to fap all the time?
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I use Noto Sans for everything on my system except the terminal emulator font (Terminus).
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>>60031277
pls post sause, on everything, css and semen demon
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>>60028665
none

you have 33 seconds to show me 1 (one) ""gaming laptop"" that's not trying to look like a spaceship.
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Should've made a router thread instead
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>>60033778
jesus christ, was this designed by fucking sauron?
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>>60026134
>>60026134
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>>60002150

15' 12GB GTX 965 4GB Omen boi here, looks pretty neato.

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Help /g/urus! I need to get a VPN, but I dont know which are best. I'm willing to spend a little bit of money, but I need high speed downloads to remain consistent. Any help is appreciated.
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Will any of them work on 4chan? I got no reasons to ban-evade, but it would be annoying to toggle it off to post.
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>>60025676
TorGuard
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Running my own OpenVPN server out of a Canadian VPS and can't get past the proxy detection on Netflix.
Any tips? The catalog in Australia is awful
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>>60018536
Ssssnnnnakkeee
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>>60027024
sorry bro, grabbed it off a cute girls thread from /b/
>>60026562
my bandwidth is very consistantly 178Mb/s. after just some romedial testing, i get about 130Mb/s with shaw speed tests.
>>60032088
tried tunnelbear- doesnt support torrent instakill
pia seems to be worth the money thus far

The main problem i have is connecting to torrents. they download fast but i have to connect without pia to get the torrent started...



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