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Comment Re:A lot of his argument is valid to be honest... (Score 1) 259

Preface: I'm not a shill, just excited for this product. I'm seriously considering this board for a Hackintosh.

I give to you, the Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Designare

The PCIe lanes IMHO are laid out well. There are two 40 gigabit Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports on the back using 4 lanes with DisplayPort input-passthrough from any GPU. There are two gigabit Intel NICs. There is a 4 lane M.2, a 4 lane U.2, and a 4 lane PCIe slot that can all be used concurrently with 16 lanes for one GPU or 8-8 for two GPUs. One can install a 4 lane add-in card that provides another two Thunderbolt 3 ports, both with DisplayPort inputs.

So, if one wanted to, one could run a GTX 1080 with three displayports all routed through Thunderbolt 3 ports; just like a MacBook Pro, with four ports in total, with both M.2 and/or U.2 possibly in a raid.

Hulk Hogan Settles With Gawker For $31 Million ( 156

Gawker Media, which filed for bankruptcy after losing a lawsuit brought by the former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, has settled the case. The settlement, which court documents indicate is for $31 million, comes less than eight months after a jury awarded Mr. Hogan $140 million in damages in an invasion of privacy case lawsuit over Gawker's publication of a video that showed Hogan having sex with a friend's wife. From a report on ABC: Settlement documents filed at a New York federal bankruptcy court stipulate that Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, will get $31 million plus share with other creditors 45 percent of any additional funds that come into the bankruptcy court by virtue of third-party claims brought by Gawker. Hogan's camp said in a statement: "After almost five years of litigation all parties agreed it was time to resolve this matter. This will allow people to go about their lives and concentrate on things more important than continued court proceedings. As in any case involving negotiation all parties give-and-take. We would like to thank everyone involved in the process." In a blog post on the settlement, Nick Denton, the founder of Gawker Media, wrote: "After four years of litigation funded by a billionaire with a grudge going back even further, a settlement has been reached. The saga is over."

Comment Re: News Flash! (Score 1) 474

You must not have any children yet. Once I became a dad, I realized that my son is my time machine. I can teach him what I would have wanted to tell my younger self. He is what matters. He will live longer than me if I have anything to say about it. He will then be a dad and repeat with HIS life lessons. He is more important than me. I would give my life to save him.

Comment Re: This is the same guy (Score 1) 385

Hell, I can easily hear the difference between MP3, AAC, and lossless with just Apple earbuds. Try encoding the Blue Man Group "Audio" album. The cymbals are harsh/distorted even when encoded at high bit rates. Has been my codec test ever since. Only lossless has correctly reproduced the cymbals (of course). MP3 will have you ripping the earbuds out of your head as quickly as humanly possible.

Comment Re: Who gives a fuck? (Score 1) 134

Only the GP100 board has a 1:2 ratio of FP64 cores, and 2:1 of FP16 cores (albeit in a vector of 2, since it's processed by an FP32 core). The GP102, GP104, and GP106 have a 1:32 ratio of FP64 cores, and 1:128 of FP16x2 cores; which honestly is just to be compatible, not powerful. If you really want FP16, wait for GP100 in a Tesla card, or promote to FP32. The GP102 however does support INT8 at 4 times the speed of FP32; so 44 TOPS. Probably also vectorized like FP16, but done by the cuda cores.

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