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Happy Festivus, as today is the holiday for the rest of us! I have a grievance to air (with myself), which is that I've talked in the past about getting an aluminum pole to better celebrate the occasion, but have not managed to follow through on that ambition. In fairness, putting this in place would still not qualify as a feat of strength, as aluminum is known for its very high strength-to-weight ratio. And of course, buying such a pole would be a bit contrary to the whole anti-commercialism theme of the day, so on that level it's actually more appropriate to celebrate without one. There you have it, I've rationalized myself a Festivus miracle!

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13. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 23, 2015, 16:11 Megalodon
 
I just got fed up with my so called 8 core AMD box (its effectively 4 cores due to shared modules) and swapped it out for a Skylake Intel CPU. Absolutely crushes it in every single metric. So pleased with the performance, can't say I will ever go back to AMD unless I'm broke. I was going to use this fake 8 core monster in a file server or something but its power use is pretty excessive so I'm not even sure that's a good fit. I will probably put it up on kijiji but AMD doesn't hold much resale value for reasons I'm now understanding better.

I might give AMD a shot on the video card front again sometime soon though, the 980TIs are insanely expensive.
 
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