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  1. knight1fox3

    The Running Thread

    They're not short! It adds up to something close to a 1/2 marathon!
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    The Running Thread

    One of my friends tried to convince me to do the one here in WI.
  3. knight1fox3

    Kids of EB

    WB KZ! And congrats on the new family addition! Hope all is well otherwise.
  4. knight1fox3

    What does the Fox say?

    Ah ok. Well hopefully the old video card (depending on how old) is compatible with this new motherboard he purchased. Not all interface designs are backwards compatible and it only takes once to try and insert into an incompatible slot (insert joke here) and damage is likely to occur. So for the 2nd and 3rd Wi-Fi adapter recommendations I made, either of those would plug into one of the smaller slots on the bottom of the motherboard (see image below).
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    What does the Fox say?

    Did he at least us the EB.com Amazon link? So first off, nothing will "plug into" the CPU. More commonly it will plug into the mother board (short raised slot-looking ports; see image below). What he'll want is what MSlacker eluded to in the way of a wireless adapter. These come in all different kinds of flavors from USB (Plug 'n Play, can be used on other computers) to PCI Express as a more permanent installation. Below are some recommendations in order of increased performance and complexity: Good: TP-LINK TL-WN722N Wireless Adapter Better: TP-LINK TL-WN881ND Wireless N300 PCI Express Adapter Best: ASUS PCE-AC56 802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter Also, what is the intent of the PC? General use or intended for some light gaming? Because I noticed there was no mention of a video card, memory (RAM), or hard drive/solid state drive. Also no operating system listed either. An OEM 64-bit version of Win10 Home runs about $100. Any other questions, let me know. Good luck!
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    What does the Fox say?

    Psssh. There will always be deals to be had without the need for a Prime day. And you most certainly DO NOT want to utilize an SSD in a NAS application. This would be grossly mis-applied. And besides...
  7. knight1fox3

    What does the Fox say?

    Great. This is one of the best methods to stream content and also back up your existing computational devices. I typically create monthly drive images of all our PCs and store this data on my NAS. I'm not sure how Macs handle networked file storage permissions and such, but with Win7/10, it's very straight-forward. I'm sure there are online resources that can help in configuring a Mac for file storage, I just don't know off hand how to accomplish that. As for recommendations, I suggest spending a little more towards a reputable brand for a NAS as you will get what you pay for in terms of reliability and performance. Spending a little more in the long run will typically result in less headache on your part. For my money, I stand by the QNAP brand of NAS components. This is the model NAS that I have. When purchasing, I wouldn't buy a combo kit with a drive pre-installed because that will likely drive the cost way up. It's better to buy the NAS w/o a drive (or drives) and purchase those separately. Presently my setup is only single drive at 8TB and my drive of choice is the NAS specific style made by Western Digital. Let me know if you have any other questions on this and good luck.
  8. knight1fox3

    Count to 100,000 using only pics

  9. knight1fox3

    camping / backpacking thread...

    Fixt.
  10. knight1fox3

    The Automotive Thread

    I've seen a couple KIA Stingers around this area, they definitely look sharp!
  11. knight1fox3

    EB Cycling Club

    Most definitely! It was a lot of fun! Not so crazy about the swimming part, but I powered through that. Already looking at another one in August but instead of swimming, it's kayaking! Which I thought was an interesting twist! I don't know that I'll ever want to push for the actual Iron Man triathlon distances though. It's respectable and all, but seems a bit much IMO.
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    EB Cycling Club

    Not that I recall, but ironically I just did my first sprint Triathlon yesterday. It went great and was a lot of fun!
  13. knight1fox3

    It's Friday!!!!

    Ya the only reason I burned a vaca day was because they gave us both the 5th and 4th off. Mon. and Tue. were basically useless with a good portion of folks being off the whole week. I got a lot done but not a lot of project milestone work got done. Our annual trade show is middle of Nov. just before Thanksgiving. And I always chuckle when milestone dates are scheduled during that time or the week of Thanksgiving. And just about any time in Dec. too. Basically, after the end of Oct., better just plan to ramp things back up after New Years. <smh>
  14. knight1fox3

    Forum Banning Game

    Banned for not having off the rest of the week like me.
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