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    Unable to negotiate 1Gbps - MikroTik CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD and Hitron CODA-4582U

    Was going to post this on MikroTik forum, but it's not taking new user registration at the moment. Posting here, hoping someone can shed some light on this, or those with MikroTik forum account can link to this for me. Thank you. I bought a new MikroTik CRS109-8G-1S-2HnD a few days ago. Links...
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    (Update 04-25) DFI DT122 (AMD RX-427BB) Industrial ITX T730-a-like; $99 shipped w/ 8GB

    Where is the intake fan? Evilbay pics only show CPU and PSU fans.
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    Xeon E5-2697 V2 < $275, ES for < $250

    Any recommendation on a single socket mainboard to go with this 2697 v2?
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    SSD deals

    Newbie question.. What add in card or converter is required to to use the 3.2TB Micron 9100 PRO NVME U.2 on a SuperMicro SuperServer 5028D-TN4T Supermicro | Products | SuperServers | Mini-ITX | 5028D-TN4T
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    Liquidating Coins - what's the current best method?

    What about paying for merchandise with crypto coins? There may be higher markup but saves on multiple bid-ask on conversions, and less headache. I think a few forums members mentioned and have done this.
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    rc.local for quick miner re-configuration

    I run crontab -e to switch between aeon and xmr. miner@rig:~$ ls -l /home/miner/bin/xmrig* /home/miner/*start*xmrig* -rwxrwxr-x 1 miner miner 586 Nov 3 20:09 /home/miner/ -rwxrwxr-x 1 miner miner 1487720 Oct 16 22:02 /home/miner/bin/xmrig lrwxrwxrwx 1 miner miner 5...
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    STH Aeon Mining Pool Beta Access

    Can I join please?
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    Mikrotik hEX RB750Gr3 Router Mini-Review Basic Routing Under 3W

    Does this device (or RouterOS in general) supports single WAN port with multiple dhcp public IPs on different subnets? My search has shown many use cases include single WAN port with multiple static IPs on in the same range (i.e.,,, I get two dhcp IP's from my...
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    My ASUS 4nodes dedicated Monero miner

    Thanks for the replies. With the spare CPU cycles on my 24/7 lab box, rounding up to 200H/s x 365 = 73KH/s ---> 5.29XMR/year!!!
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    My ASUS 4nodes dedicated Monero miner

    How many combined H/s in your setup to mine 0.8 XMR/day? 3,504 H/s yields 0.24~0.25 XMR/day on and
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    Hitachi NAS vs. Toshiba X300

    Sample of one: Noisy. Excessive noise during heavy READ, but not WRITE. S.M.A.R.T. reports 52 degree Celsius Doing RMA for replacement as of now.
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    Intel DC S3100 240GB Benchmarks and Review – The Red-Headed Stepchild of Intel Data Center SSDs

    Consumer version 600p looks better in WRITE specs. Wonder why one picks DC P3100 over 600p? Intel® SSD 600p Series (1.0TB, M.2 80mm PCIe 3.0 x4, 3D1, TLC) Specifications
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    Supermicro Xeon D / FCBGA 1667 Heatsink information

    Got the idea from Near silent powerhouse: Making a quieter MicroLab platform A good way to re-use CAT5 cable. With Noctua NF-A6x25, CPU temp @ 49C at idle, @ 80C at 100% running P95. Fan is at Standard mode. Fan is very quite even at 3000RPM.
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    Canada Refurb Samsung Data Center SV843 960GB $230 (

    Ran the same 5 benchmarks on SuperMicro SYS-5028D-TN4T with Xeon D1541. The results are the same as those on ASRock z77 Ext4 i7-3770: Samsung SV843 SSD and LSI 9240-8i IT mode have shown slower than expected READ performance on 256KB/512KB/1MB. 512KB is similar to STH benchmarks Samsung SV843...
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    Canada Refurb Samsung Data Center SV843 960GB $230 (

    Intel S3710 - 400GB for reference. Benchmarks are consistent across all 5 scenarios.
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    Canada Refurb Samsung Data Center SV843 960GB $230 (

    Bought one @ 249.99, and bought two more @ 229.99. All 3 had 0GB write, 3 power ups, and 0 hour, according to Crystal Disk. All are like brand new with zero scratches. Ran some ATTO disk benchmark, in 5 different scenarios. One #1 is what's expected. All others suffer on READ 256KB~512KB, event...
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    X10SDV Thermal Paste

    Is this a straight replacement? What's the part number?
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    X10SDV Thermal Paste

    I had to remove heatsink to remove screws that holds fan bracket, in order to put on a Noctua CPU fan in Patrick's article. Arctic MX-2 was the first replacement thermal paste. There is not much difference. Then tried Arctic Silver 5, which seems to be 1C better, could be just wrong, as ambient...