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  1. Thread: Large HDDs or SSDs? by pparks1
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 7 Views 383

    Let's say you have 20TB of movies to store. You...

    Let's say you have 20TB of movies to store. You can use 10 x 2TB drives to do it, but you run out of space, you generate lots of heat, you don't have enough SATA ports, etc.

    Personally, I don't...
  2. Thread: Installing Linux? by pparks1
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 1,211

    you got nothing to lose but a little time and...

    you got nothing to lose but a little time and maybe some hair.

    I started my Linux journey in 1999 and have been supporting it professionally since then.



    There are tons of distros out...
  3. Thread: Linux with w10 - alternative methods? by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 15 Views 2,482

    I haven't dual booted in years. Virtual machines...

    I haven't dual booted in years. Virtual machines are the way that I pretty much run it all.

    As others have said, hyper V is an option with 10 pro. I feel linux support might be better with...
  4. Thread: Do You Know The Answer To This? by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 30 Views 4,296

    I don't tend to focus much on temps. I don't...

    I don't tend to focus much on temps. I don't tend to overclock much (if at all), so as long as my box is running relatively where it should be, I don't worry about it.

    I'm running a Ryzen 5900x...
  5. Thread: Do You Know The Answer To This? by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 30 Views 4,296

    I do the pea sized dot in the center, but not as...

    I do the pea sized dot in the center, but not as much as is shown in that photo.
  6. Thread: Using old SSD for backups by pparks1
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2 Views 227

    For sure. I bought a Crucial P1 1TB NVMe and put...

    For sure. I bought a Crucial P1 1TB NVMe and put it into an external enclosure and it's awesome for anything that you can do within 1TB.
  7. Thread: Anxiety of Updating Windows 10 by pparks1
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 17 Views 2,250

    I'm assuming that the update that you are talking...

    I'm assuming that the update that you are talking about is this one from mid april
    KB5001330

    Microsoft is in a tough position. They provide software to end-users and we essentially are provided...
  8. Replies 144 Views 27,893

    ^ HaHa, that's what I get for multitasking. ...

    ^ HaHa, that's what I get for multitasking. Good catch.
  9. Replies 144 Views 27,893

    ^ Imagine that you have 100,000 grains of sand in...

    ^ Imagine that you have 100,000 grains of sand in the trunk of your car. This is your entire registry.

    You uninstall application A, which has 15 red grains of sand. Unfortunately, the...
  10. Thread: BSOD's issues on VirtualBox by pparks1
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 8 Views 561

    I've not had problems with Windows 10 as a guest...

    I've not had problems with Windows 10 as a guest on Virtualbox.
  11. Thread: Hardware Thread 2021 by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 337 Views 39,645

    Sticky: That score is right in line with my G.Skill...

    That score is right in line with my G.Skill 3600Mhz CL16 RAM that I am running in my X570. Capacity shouldn't impact your score.

    330105
    330106

    I haven't done any tweaking to my RAM. I...
  12. Thread: AMD discussion by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 763 Views 105,427

    The WD Black NVME's are awesome. I have 3 of...

    The WD Black NVME's are awesome. I have 3 of the SN750's and 1 of the SN850's. Right on par with Samsung in my opinion.
  13. Thread: AMD discussion by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 763 Views 105,427

    I'm running a combination of 3.0 and 4.0. Other...

    I'm running a combination of 3.0 and 4.0. Other than benchmarks, don't experience any day to day improvements.
  14. Thread: Surge Protector Recommendations by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 115 Views 29,957

    Yeah, I really don't know. All I can saw is...

    Yeah, I really don't know. All I can saw is that I have owned my own computer since around 1993 and at some point around 2005 i probably bought my first UPS. It's now 2021 and I haven't had a...
  15. Thread: Surge Protector Recommendations by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 115 Views 29,957

    From the APC website, regarding my UPS (Back UPS...

    From the APC website, regarding my UPS (Back UPS PRO BN 1500VA, 10 Outlets, 2 USB Charging Ports, AVR, LCD interface - APC USA), it seems to discuss the battery protected outlets as as well as the...
  16. Thread: What do I use? by pparks1
    Forum: Virtualization
    Replies 3 Views 920

    What OS are you running on your main machine? If...

    What OS are you running on your main machine? If you are running Windows 10 Pro...you could use Hyper-V. Performance in your VM should be speedy except for something like gaming.

    If you aren't...
  17. Thread: Do I need AVG virus by pparks1
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 19 Views 4,628

    For all of my modern Windows 10 machines, I just...

    For all of my modern Windows 10 machines, I just use Defender. It's proven to be reliable for me.
  18. Thread: Badly needed; Password manager. by pparks1
    Forum: Software and Apps
    Replies 22 Views 25,686

    I have been using LastPass for a number of years...

    I have been using LastPass for a number of years and with the recent announcement with the free account changes, i went out looking for an alternative.

    Bitwarden was pretty good, but I just...
  19. Thread: Surge Protector Recommendations by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 115 Views 29,957

    I've been running UPS at home for about 20 years...

    I've been running UPS at home for about 20 years now and have never had a pure sine wave model. As far as I know, I have never experienced a problem with any equipment over the years due to power...
  20. Thread: Surge Protector Recommendations by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 115 Views 29,957

    Generally speaking, APC and most other makes of...

    Generally speaking, APC and most other makes of UPS's have batteries that can be replaced. In my experience, with every UPS that I have purchased, it comes with the battery disconnected and step 1...
  21. Thread: Surge Protector Recommendations by pparks1
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 115 Views 29,957

    I always go with a UPS. Costs more, but protects...

    I always go with a UPS. Costs more, but protects better.
  22. Thread: Latest Intel Chipset Device Software by pparks1
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 378 Views 504,907

    Sticky: Yeah me too, things cannot remain broken in...

    Yeah me too, things cannot remain broken in device manager.
  23. Thread: About a new Hard Drive by pparks1
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
    Replies 64 Views 7,498

    D'oh

    D'oh
  24. Thread: Macrium Reflect - paid vs. free version... by pparks1
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 17 Views 2,838

    Yeah, it's all going to come down to the user. ...

    Yeah, it's all going to come down to the user. Personally, the free version does what i need it to do. But then again, I don't have a lot of "data" stored directly on my workstation.

    My...
  25. Thread: Office 2019 Pro Plus? Any good? by pparks1
    Forum: Microsoft Office and 365
    Replies 16 Views 1,700

    I don't see that happening. For example,...

    I don't see that happening.

    For example, for the $99.99 a year Office 365 bundle comes with 6 accounts, each of which get 1TB of OneDrive space. So, you get 6TB of cloud space and an...
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