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    [–] Why hasn't anyone invented a keyless (touch) keyboard yet? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    The keyboard on a laptop is a poor starting point, even if it is a MacBook. Nothing can replace the feeling of real keyswitches.

    Blue and brown switches are preferred by typists because of the tactile feedback during the keypress.

    [–] Just a "What if" Scenario in cooling a CPU Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    The air that is touching a CPU’s die or IHS (in new CPU’s) usually cannot move fast enough to cool the processor on its own.

    Additionally, the small amount of air touching the processor does not have the ability to absorb the heat FAST enough. Imagine pouring sand through a single straw. No matter how fast gravity pulls the sand through, it will just be a small amount. Now add 20 more sand straws and you have a formidable approach. Basically, each straw represents 3-5 fins on the heatsink.

    [–] What is more important to a laptop, RAM or processor? Minnieal28 2 points ago in computers

    I’ve seen HP streams DESTROY flash drives, steer clear unless you want a crap computer.

    [–] What is more important to a laptop, RAM or processor? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    Look up the dell Inspiron 7559. Its a great deal, and if you treat it right then it will run for 10+ years.

    I would stay away from HP. They have a poor history.

    [–] Parents and Alienware Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    In talking to your parents, I would recommend showing them that you can use a crappy old laptop, but would get more done with a better one.

    If they think that Alienware is only for playing games, look at the Dell 7559. You can get it with a 1060 (I think) and you don’t need a display resolution higher than 1080p in a 15-inch laptop until Windows improves its scaling factors. A 1060 will do 1080p all day.

    [–] What's up with the gear change sound? Minnieal28 1 points ago in CSR2

    Not EXACTLY like that, but close-ish. It’s like coming sooooooo close to grinding gears but everything catches and the synchronizers don’t even have the do their job for everything to come together.

    [–] What's up with the gear change sound? Minnieal28 1 points ago in CSR2

    Wherever you do a really fast gear shift in a manual car, that sound is similar to what you hear when the gears+clutch+accelerator all work together at the perfect time.

    [–] Should I get this computer? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    If you already have a laptop, by all means, go for a desktop. (Just not a pre-built one from Best Buy)

    Initial startup costs (like buying the monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers) can cost up to 1/4th of the entire budget, if you buy a balanced setup.

    [–] Burnt CPU Minnieal28 3 points ago in computers

    You will more than likely need a new motherboard AND a new CPU (as the previous person said).

    You should also watch several computer build videos. If you need in-person help, some small computer stores might help you out (not big stores like Best Buy though, they will charge you).

    [–] Should I get this computer? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    Just an FYI, I was in your same shoes and I built myself a desktop (instead of buying a laptop) for college.

    Halfway through the year, I used my Christmas money and bought myself a decent laptop because I hated having to be in my dorm room to do my schoolwork, and taking notes on a phone is a pain.

    So it comes down to a couple things. 1. If you already have a monitor(s), keyboard, mouse, and speakers/headphones then a desktop is probably the way to go. 2. If you plan on majoring in anything that relates to technology then a laptop will be a gigantic help. (Doing homework on-campus with friends and such.)

    Additionally, desktops take up a lot of space in a dorm room. (And you can’t move a desktop to a quiet space when your roommate/neighbor is partying and being loud with his/her friends.)

    [–] Windows 10 freezes at the log in screen after sleep mode Minnieal28 2 points ago in computers

    Go here and use the steps in the first half to set Diagnosis and Usage Data to “full,” then see if you can enroll your PC in the early access program.

    Here is some information on the Windows Insider Program. I would recommend that you enable “Release Preview” option so you can have updates faster but still send additional diagnostic information to Microsoft.

    If you’re concerned about Microsoft spying on you, just disable the above features once your issue is resolved.

    [–] Windows 10 freezes at the log in screen after sleep mode Minnieal28 2 points ago in computers

    What version of Windows 10 are you running?

    Some of the older versions had a bug called “the sleep of death,” where the computer would freeze when coming out of sleep mode.

    If updating doesn’t fix it, make sure you are sending your computer’s diagnostic data to Microsoft (also know as developer mode). I had a similar issue with an old laptop and it was fixed in two updates, once I turned that feature on.

    [–] Could anyone tell me if this laptop can be upgraded? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    I’d recommend two M.2 drives. One 256GB for the OS, a 500GB - 1TB M.2 for games (if you don’t play games, leave this out), and a 2TB (or larger) 2.5” drive for all other documents and backups of the essential files on both drives.

    [–] A question I was wondering about that has to do with power supply... Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    If you have a link to the place you bought the computer, send it over. I’ll take a look.

    I wouldn’t trust any prebuilt. They generally use the lowest-priced part with the same name. Then they cut corners on everything else, from RAM down to the power supply.

    [–] Will a H100i v2 liquid cooler fit this case? Minnieal28 1 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago) in computers

    A) It’s says 159mm/6.2” in the specifications, so just look for a cooler that is shorter than that.

    B) it might cool more, it might be less. I’d say about the same. (Compared to the water loop) If you just want the coldest temps, you’ll need a phase change cooler (like what they put in refrigerators)

    Personally, I would recommend the Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi just because it looks awesome and isn’t too expensive. http://www.cryorig.com/h7ql.php

    [–] Will a H100i v2 liquid cooler fit this case? Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    It isn’t bad, but the point of a liquid cooler VS a big block cooler is the relocation of heat and removal of weight. You may not get better temps, but you might. (Based on your current cooler, I’d guess you would reduce the package temp by 5-10 degrees)

    [–] Need help with Dual Monitor Minnieal28 1 points ago in computers

    With windows 10, you cannot get a “full start menu” on both desktops. I’ve been looking for a solution to that for years now (I have 4 monitors horizontally) and the one on the far left is my main.

    Whenever I’m doing things on the far right I have to go all the way back to the far left to get anything off the start menu.

    [–] hi there im a computer science freshman and i need an advice from buying a pc for it Minnieal28 2 points ago in computerscience

    I would steer clear of computers with a touch screen. You’ll never use it for anything, so it’s not much more than a gimmick.

    [–] Is there anything to do about people who are obviously squatting a lower championship? Minnieal28 2 points ago in catsthegame

    Then pray to RNGesus like the rest of us, or buy a crate like a whale.

    Or just use a double rocket + lifter setup.

    [–] Is there anything to do about people who are obviously squatting a lower championship? Minnieal28 1 points ago in catsthegame

    Actually, when people are not active, they are not put into a tournament. I can verify this because, after I have not played for a few days, I am put into a championship with just myself or one other person.

    [–] Man.... that's a big gap Minnieal28 -4 points ago in catsthegame

    You will be #1 in the top league (every time) as soon as you hit prestige 1. Give it a week.

    [–] [Ad] TT2B - Tap Titans 2 Bot Minnieal28 1 points ago in autotouch

    Alright, thanks. I am in the process of associating myself with the code and I think that it is very well written. I appreciate your work!

    [–] [Ad] TT2B - Tap Titans 2 Bot Minnieal28 1 points ago in autotouch

    An awesome bot! One question though, can it auto-activate skills on a certain timer?

    You might want to make it more human-like, so it doesn't cause people to get banned.

    Example: Make the prestige timer vary by 1-2 minutes, so the prestige times are not all the same. Reduce the time between pet zip taps, to something like 0.1 seconds so it is more in line with real human reactions.

    [–] Got kicked from a clan in the middle of a prestige LOL. Luckily MiR will save me Minnieal28 1 points ago in TapTitans2

    If your gold multiplier is high enough, I think you could. The next time my game de-syncs, I will test it out and report back.

    [–] Got kicked from a clan in the middle of a prestige LOL. Luckily MiR will save me Minnieal28 1 points ago in TapTitans2

    Yes, if you prestige again and again.

    5000 * 0.5 = 2500 2500 * 0.5 = 1250 1250 * 0.5 = 625 625 * 0.5 = 312 ...

    You get the idea.