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Why would devices connected via a usb hub only appear when plugged into a PC via another hub?

I have a usb 3.0 switcher that I want to connect to my desktop machine (featuring an ASUS B550i motherboard) and a laptop machine (MSI Prestige 15). The switcher connects and operates as expected via ...
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How can I reduce graphics card temperature?

I recently (about 2-3 months ago) brought an RTX 3070 MSI Ventus2X OC. It is a dual fan GPU and ran pretty fine at 98-99% usage at 1900MHz and gave the temperature of about 70-75 C sometimes touching ...
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Why is there a 6880*2880 resolution on my Xiaomi 34" curved monitor

I just bought my shinny new screen and the last one I bought was 8 years ago. It's Xiaomi 34" Curved 144Hz Gamining Monitor On Windows 10, I was surprised to see there is a resolution: 6880 * ...
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Phone under 145mm

I want to replace my iPhone 7 Plus with smaller device. Unfortunately, it is quite hard to find good phone. Could you please advise me? Usage: Calls, Messaging, music, work with my photogallery and ...
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Connect NVIDIA RTX 6000 with 2 ATX 6000 Cards with Bridge

I would like to get a information. I have currently on my PC a Quadro RTX 6000. I would like to buy 2 new cards A6000. Is there a way to have 2 bridges which would allow to connect the 3 cards (1 RTX ...
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Maximum length of Thunderbolt / USB-C cable

Let's say I have a USB-C connection used in alternate mode, which is used to connect my notebook with a docking station and carries USB 3, video data as well as network connectivity. What are my ...
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Please recommend me an open architecture fit in pocket foldable tablet

Something like this https://sea.pcmag.com/tablets/40732/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-fold Open architecture means I will be using someone else keyboard and mouse. I think it'll be bluetooth base. So I do not ...
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How important are HDD compatibility lists for NAS appliances?

Most manufacturers of NAS appliances (like Synology etc) have compatibility lists that sum up which hard drives are compatible with their models. How important is it to follow these? Are all SATA ...
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How can a sound bar play sound with single optical ports multiple devices?

I want to keep hold of my current 42” smart hd tv for now and buy a 4K / blu ray / 3D / hdr player and a sound bar. My tv has an audio optical input. My blu ray player has an audio optical output ...
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Best Quiet Keyboard for video conference?

I'm currently using Logitech G915 mechanic keyboard. But due to the pandemic we've many video meetings. The noise from G915 can be heard from other attendants so I got complained. I don't want to mute ...
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External HDD Plugged into SATA shows uninitialized [closed]

I checked my Seagate external drive, or tried to, but it just wouldn't open up in Windows Explorer. (It had been plugged into the PC's USB for months, but I had not bothered to access it in this ...
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I'm looking for an Amplifier / Pulse which works on my Android phone, BLE enabled Vibration and Sound Alarm / Timer

I'm not sure which place is the right one for my problem,so,please,excuse-me if I made a mistake writing here. Anyway,I want to try to ask. I'm trying to build a system to snore less and I've found ...
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Mouse with continuous scrolling

I am looking for a wireless mouse that has continuous scroll. Mostly i find wheels that have a discrete movement and are not sensible to small turns in the scroll. I would like that even an small ...
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Slim Braille watch,which does not look like a watch

Asking for a friend. There is not a huge selection of Braille watches, but there are a few. Is there a Braille watch that does not look like a watch? Just a slim wrist-wrap, like a fitness tracker or ...
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AUX keypad for CAD work

I do physical reverse engineering work, keyboard pushed to the back of the desk and the product and my tools in front of me. I'm constantly reaching over all this just to use the keypad, so a separate ...
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My nostalgia dream

I still remember to this day, my first ever MP3 player. It was a Matsui MAT101MR and I used to have it back in 2001. Problem is, I can't find one anywhere on ebay or anything. Does anyone know where I ...
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Workstation running 8 screens

I'd like to build a workstation with a minimum of 6 1080p screens. The GTX 1050 Ti has a max resolution of 7680x4320; this should suffice for future upgrades. If we're splitting the workloads by the ...
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Would a 10 Rasberry Pi Cluster or a Desktop be able to run computations better?

I am deciding between 2 buying a desktop(Specs at the Bottom) or creating a Raspberry Pi Cluster(10-15) to help me run computations for my stock analysis. The Raspberry Pi Cluster seems to be cheaper ...
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Handy wireless headset with good fastening to ears

I look for a headset to use with my Android phone and PC. Here are the criteria: No wires. I already have a headset with one earbud torn off the wire. Fastening to auricle with a hook or something ...
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Monitor with adjustable height for home office?

I am looking for a new external monitor to connect to various laptops. My use case here is home office, not gaming. Requirements: 27 to 32 inch (bigger is better). Adjustable height for ergonomical ...
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Monitor upgrade candidates (hi res, hi refresh rate?)

Since my Vega64 just went up in smoke, I've recently bought a 6900XT GPU (damn you scalpers) and am thinking about upgrading my monitor to go with it. I've been using a Dell Ultrasharp 1440p for a ...
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Wi-Fi radio with an API

I have several WiFi radios (Logitech, Ocen Digital) but all of them lack the ability to configure them programmatically. I am looking for a WiFi radio (the simplest, the better) that would allow for ...
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Fitness tracker with calorie counter

I am looking for a fitness tracker. All the usual features: heart rate, sleep, step counter, IP67, clock, alarm, etc, etc. Longer battery life is a bonus, so black & white display is preferable to ...
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Device to record cell phone calls from an Android smartphone

Ideally, all cell phones would have integrated functionality to record calls. After all, they directly handle all the audio of the calls, and have plenty of storage to save them. Plus, the phone ...
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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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“Watch-like” Smart Watch With Android Notification Support but Without Mandatory Cloud Synchronization

Mh, difficult to summarize... I don't like fat bulky smart watches that only display the time when I wiggle my wrist or press a button. On the other hand, features like motion sensors and whatever on ...
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Internetradio device with programmable and automated station change

I'm looking for an internet radio device (hardware) wich allows to program timed radio station changes. Example: - Device plays music from Station A. - Every full hour, the device changes the radio ...
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Swivel Mount for 15.6" Portable External Monitor?

I've just bought a 15.6" external touch monitor (dimensions similar to Surface Book) as I'd like to carry it around occasionally. I'd like to add it to my existing desktop setup for routine use. ...
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USB-powered 4G modem with ethernet port, WITHOUT WiFi

I'm looking for a reliable 4G modem with an RJ45 port (for a device I'd like to connect to the internet) that can be powered by USB (max 1amp, ideally) and doesn't have WiFi (or supports switching it ...
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Replace Microsoft sculpt. TKL, wireless and programmable

So I'm looking for a new keyboard to replace my Microsoft sculpt ergonomic. I really like the sculpt but before the sculpt I had an other Microsoft ergonomic keyboard where one could remap the left ...
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Replacement for the discontinued Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

I have a Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 that I bought over 10 years ago. It is a large, wireless, ergonomically-shaped mouse (nearly vertical, but not quite as vertical as the Evoluent ...
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Whats a good 17 inch work laptop with many cores and a large battery

Because of the nature of my work, I need a laptop with a big screen, 6-8 cores and a large battery. A network port would be good too, if possible. My budget is about 1200-2500$. But the problem is, I ...
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Recommendation about a laptop

Today my laptop (HP pavillion g6-2209sl equipped with: i3-2370M @2.40GHz, RAM: 4 GB, SSD: 512 GB, AMD Radeon HD 7670M 2GB) has shown some problems, so I need to buy a new one tomorrow. I'd like to buy ...
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Small mini-itx case with support for PCIe 4.0 GPUs

I want to build a small factor mini-itx PC for gaming around a motherboard based on AMD X570. Ideally, I am looking for cases <20lt in volume. Slightly bigger cases (<24lt) would also do. The ...
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Tablet with HDMI output recommendations

Are there any tablets that have an upscaled 1080p HDMI output to a 1080p resolution screen? The intended use is for playing private videos from a tablet to a TV.
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Dock that supports 1 monitor @ 1440p@60hz, with Ethernet and a bunch of USB-A's

I'm looking for a good cheap USB-C/thunderbolt dock that supports one monitor @ 1440p60, and has at least 2 USB-A ports. Also keen to have gigabit ethernet but that's less critical. I don't need ...
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PCIe SATA Card for x16 slot

I need to add a few HDDs to my desktop. There are various PCIe SATA cards for up to 8 SATA ports. My problem is that almost all of them use X1 PCIe slot. While you can reach the SATA maximum speed of ...
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Replacing my daily driver laptop - Considering Dell XPS or cheaper

I'm in the market for a new laptop to replace my aging ASUS model from 2013. I'm looking for a thin and lightweight model, with good battery (let's say minimum 5 hours). I would also like some sort of ...
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Hardrive case with WiFi and/or Ethernet interface

The USB ports on my laptop have packed up. It will cost a few weeks that I don't have to get it repaired, not to mention the cost. I see that Western Digital, and others, are selling a "Personal ...
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Constant voltage 3 channel DALI driver

I am looking for a LED DALI-driver with at least 3 channels: U_supply: (24V DC or 230V AC U_out: 24V DC I_Channel > 2.5A each Channel needs its own adress I currently use a skydance driver, but ...
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GPU for gaming, good VR support and ML on Linux

I don't want NVIDIA, I have experienced first hand its terrible VR support (Alyx, after many months, still runs like garbage on 2080ti) and even for non-VR games NVIDIA is usually much slower in ...
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Is there any notebook with ACTUAL full-size keyboard, exact same layout as desktop keyboard?

I'm just curious ... I wonder if any manufacturer has ever tried to make a laptop with actual full size keyboard. By ACTUAL full-size I mean not just having a numpad. I mean one that has a keyboard ...
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Hardware token supporting multiple 2FA codes

Looking for a small, dedicated device to perform the same function as an authenticator token app. Ideally, open source with the ability to select and display tokens without connecting to anything. ...
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rfid readers 915 - 917 MHZ?

I need to track items in gold jewelry store usig RFID, located in Israel. I am looking for an RFID reader, which works within 915-917 MHz and matches israeli law.
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2.5" USB external drive that uses regular SATA HDD

Can anyone recommend recent models of 2.5"-sized USB 3.0/USB Type C external drives with that still use a real 2.5" SATA HDD inside? Recently, a friend had their WD MyPassport 2.5" ...
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Academic development HPC

(I wasn't sure if this should apply more to serverfault, or here, so feel free to migrate) I'm a longtime server admin for various HPC related projects, but in all cases so far, I've used a cloud ...
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Android recommendation given specific criteria

Criteria, in order Good camera performance (don't need zoom, or panoramic, low-light would be nice) microSD slot (non-cloud method to retrieve pictures) Very good battery life Security updates at ...
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Looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 (or 2) hub with at least 10 ports, half of which are USB-A and USB-C respectively

I am looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 -- or preferably Gen 2 -- hub which comes with at least ten usable ports, half of which should be USB-C sockets and the other half of which should be USB-A ...
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Rugged/tough smartphones that support LineageOS?

Do you guy know tough smartphones for industrial and construction workers that support LineageOS? Something like: https://blog.puls.com/most-durable-phones LineageOS 16 or 17 support. Durable and ...
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A cheap gaming laptop or desktop

These are my requirements: The machine is going to be my main computer, but gaming is the most strenuous activity I'm going to be doing with it. Within gaming, the most strenuous programs I'm going ...

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