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Comment Re:I don't see this as a problem, except for.... (Score 1) 146

Two paragraphs dumbass.

The first paragraph refers to the worse kind of people, scammers and terrorist.

Second paragraph, relief agencies that are not counted as "the worse kind of people', nor are the people they are trying to help. The relief agencies that I'm talking about don't have the large budgets for non-essential stuff, like up to date computers. They have to rely on handed down computers. Most of these computers are really outdated, 200 MHz pentums or lower.

Comment I don't see this as a problem, except for.... (Score -1, Flamebait) 146

Most of the places that they say do not update are home of some of the worse kinds of people. I'm talking about terrorist that use social media and scammers that use the internet to steal from people using social media. By cutting them off from using Facebook at least that would slow them down some.

The only thing that I'm concerned about is agencies that use those services to help refugees and other people that actually need help. They would be hindered by this process. And most of those relief agences are the ones that need it the most and can't afford to upgrade.

Comment Re:Bone Saw (Score 1) 275

Oh no, I don't think we want to do that. You see I've done some math here and I estimate if we did that with the amount of hard vacuum that is in there, it would suck up all the air and we would all die.

I propose when someone wants to run for congress we give them this test.

  • How many people can we put on Guam before it tips over?
  • 2+2=?
  • How do you spell "banana?"

Comment Re: Storm in a glas of water (Score 1) 267

Why would we look strange at you for using edge? I went through your history for the past few months. Short of disliking silverlight, you seem to very much like windows. Why would we expect you not to like this?

Well I do like windows but I also like linux. I run windows on my home workstation because when because with what I do at home windows works better the. Mainly games.

I run linux, centos 6.7, on my server. It works best for that what I use it for. Basically a big ass file server.

I run fedora at work because I view it as the best OS to use when working in a linux environment.

Comment Re:I wont miss something I never used. (Score 2) 267

I don't understand why this is even in the core code. The core code should contain only the essentials to make the browser function. Anything else such as themes, adblockers, chat clients, and fucking social buttons should be downloadable add ins.

If you want a fast and sleek broswer just keep the core code. You want to customize the hell out of it go fo it,and enjoy your lumbering hippo.

Comment Re:Damnit (Score 1) 311

I'm sorry that you feel that way but I've been doing this for a very long time. I've had numerous AMD chips over the years and I can say only for that short span of period AMD chips have always trailed behind Intel in performance. That performance gap was only around 5% to 10% on average.

The last figures I ran put my old phenom II 965 at 3.4 ghz against a 3.2 Ghz I5 with 4 cores. The result was exactly what I expected. The AMD 965 inched out the i5 by a very small margin, about 3%, due to higher clock rate. I estimated at the time if I slowed the 965 down to 3.2Ghz it would fit nicely with in the standard model 5% to 10% gap.

We tested my FX-8150 at 3.6 ghz against a 3.6 ghz i7. I don't remember the model number of the i7. The performance gap stunned us. A 20% fo 40% gap on performance in the i7 favor.

AMD has made great chips before, and thier chips are still good. But you just can't compare them to what intel offers now in terms of performance.

Comment Re:The AMD chip (Score 1) 311

Yes. I did some quick research looking for that $7 VIA cpu. I didn't find it. What I did find was the specs for current VIA CPU's. From what I read they are worse than AMD. S

So the choice between cheap crap and a reliable working system? You see cost alone doesn't just always seal the deal. Spend the extra money and get quality.

Comment Re:Damnit (Score 2) 311

Ah yes, yepping of the disbeliever. We'll I guess I'm not. I guess the fact that my workstation is a fx-8150 and my linux box is a fx-8350. I have a A-5350 in my htpc and my old workstation is a Phenom II 965. The rig I build for my daughter is only a AMD 6300. I won't talk about the 9950, 9850, 1440XP, and the T'bird 950 before that. Yup your correct, I've never been a AMD fanboy.

Look, your little toy box is nice but if you want to run with the big dogs you best know what you're talking about. I'm glad it works for you but some of us don't live in denial. When I upgrade I plan to go Intel. I will give AMD a chance with its new platform but I'm expecting disappointment.

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